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Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology,

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,

94300 Kota Samarahan,

Sarawak, Malaysia.



Phone                :  +6082583733

Faks                   :  +6082583764

Room Location  :   2O, 2nd Floor, Block B.



Rosita Bt. Mohamed Othman is currently a lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS).

She received her Master in Computer Science (Software Engineering) from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia. She has been involved in projects in the field of semantics and cultural heritage preservation. Her research interests include Semantics Systems, Cultural Heritage (Preservation), Knowledge Management and Data Modeling.


Master of Computer Science (Software Engineering), Universiti Putra Malaysia 2006

Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) (Science & Management Systems), Universiti    Kebangsaan Malaysia    2001

Current Research Activities

·         :: Preservation of Languages & Culture/Heritage (CHERITAR)

:: 2012: Computing in Schools Project (Grant with Ministry of Higher Education)

:: 2011: Knowledge Discovery, Language Technology

:: Malay Text Understanding (Grant with MIMOS Sdn Bhd; research member) Sarawak Gazette

:: 2010: Language Technology & Semantics

:: 2009: Knowledge Management for Rural Informatics

:: 2008: Visually Impaired Design Methodology

:: 2007: UNIMAS Digital Library- DSPACE

Recent Publications

·        :: J.C .Lee, R.M. Othman, N.Z Mohammad, “Syllable-based Malay Stemmer”,  IEEE Symposium on Computers & Informatics (ISCI 2013), The Bayview Hotel Langkawi, 7-9 April 2013.

:: Musa, N., Mohamed Othman, R., Abang Ibrahim, D.H., Din, I. (April 2012). E-Government Services: The Formal, Technical and Informal components of E-Fraud Prevention for Government Agency, IRACST- International Journal of Research in Management & Technology (IJRMT), ISSN: 2249-9563 Vol. 2 No. 2.

Retrieved from http://www.iracst.org/ijrmt/papers/Vol2no22012/13vol2no2.pdf

:: Tariq Zaman, K.M. Nazri, M.O. Rosita, “Balance Scorecard Approach for Benchmarking Rural ICT Projects”, The Third eBario Knowledge Fair, Bario, Sarawak. : 16-18 November 2011

:: Othman, R.M., Ramli, F., Khairuddin, M.N., Yeo A.W., Tan, Y.W., “Cultural Heritage Knowledge Discovery: An Exploratory study of the Sarawak Gazette”, In the Proceeding of Second Semantic Technology and Knowledge Engineering 2010 Conference (STAKE 2010), Damai Beach Resort, Kuching, Sarawak. 28-30 July 2010.

:: Fatihah Ramli, Rosita Mohamed Othman, Nadianatra Musa, Developing Conceptual View of Schema Mapping on Date Format for Healthcare Data Warehousing, In the Proceedings of World Congress of Science, Engineering & Technology, 2009.

:: S. N. Junaini, Sy F. Seyed F., J. Sidi, M. J. Ahmad Khiri, R. Mohamed O, 2008. Harnessing University-Industry Collaboration in Malaysia through Industrial Training, IEEE, Information and Communication Technologies: From Theory to Applications, 2008 (ICTTA '08), April 2008, Damascus, Syria. Available online - IEEE Explore.

:: MOHAMED OTHMAN, R. and MUSA. N. E-Recruitment: Pros vs. Cons. Public Sector ICT Management Review, National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN),  Volume 1, No. 1 (Oct 2006 – Mar 2007), 46-50. (ISSN 1985-0778). 


Consultancy Work

Will be updated soon.

Other Responsibilities

      Administrative Duties and other responsibilities:

:: 2006- 2012 as Programme Coordinator for Information Systems Programme.

:: JK E Learning for UNIMAS

:: 2009-2013 UNIMAS Coordinator for 3P certification programme (Prestariang Sdn. Bhd.)

:: Publicity Secretariat for CITA' 11 (Conference IT in Asia), organised by Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology (FCSIT), UNIMAS

:: 2010 Coordinator Softskills programme, USP (MDec)

:: Head of Publicity Secretariat for CITA' 09 (Conference IT in Asia), organised by Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology (FCSIT), UNIMAS

:: As a committee members (Publication Secretariat) for CITA' 07, organised by FCSIT, UNIMAS.

:: As a committee members (Publication Secretariat) for ICT for Rural Development ' 06, organised by FCSIT, UNIMAS.

Public Services:

:: August, 9th 2009: Invited Speaker for E Learning Seminar on Best Practices using Morpheus, organised by CALM, UNIMAS.

:: February 2009, trainer for Access Database Course at Akademi Kastam Malaysia (AKMAL), Kuching, Sarawak.

:: Formerly speaker for an IT programme on Radio 1 Kuching Sarawak (Rancangan INFOTEK), 2004.

:: One of the participating members for IT Awareness Programme conducted by AZAM, 2003-2004. 

Postgraduate Advicees for:


:: Undergraduate Final Year Projects (more than 15 students)


·         :: The best E Learning Course using Morpheus (Merit Award), Semester 1-2008, UNIMAS.

:: Best Second Year Course Instructor 2009, Anugerah Malam PERTEKMA (Persatuan Teknologi Maklumat), Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology.


Rosita Mohamed Othman