Founding member of MINDS. Lipid Scientist and Inventor. Experienced in R&D and management of palm oil. Board/Council Member of several organisations/associations and Fellow of Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
An IEEE senior member since 2007, Professor Dr. Chien-Sing Lee believes in interdisciplinary research. In 2008/2009, she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to Georgia Tech and Lehigh University, USA, thanks to her IEEE mentors and team at Multimedia University. The Fellowship complemented diverse research areas, mainly her CogMoLab research. In 2009, she earned the Ten Young Outstanding Malaysian (Science and Technology Development) award from the JCI (M). Subsequently, though she is non-literate with regards to Chinese characters, she was fortunate to have experienced 2 years of overseas work-life in the Graduate Institute of Network Learning Technology, National Central University, Taiwan. Another 2 years in the Faculty of Creative Industries, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, was a turning point in her computing career. The joy of discovery and collaboration in/with Malaysia, Japan, Netherlands, Australia, USA, Singapore, Taiwan, China experts were enlightening. She is grateful to her IEEE and Fulbright mentors, collaborators and team who made these possible.
Christine is a qualified chartered accountant and a certified internal auditor by profession. She believes that everyone is creative and inventive and every person can apply such qualities in their lives, whether at work or school or home, for a better future.
Myocho Kan is the Founder of Advance Accreditation Authority of Singapore, Co-Founder of ACIA Hong Kong, Advisor of Indonesian Young Scientists Association and Evaluator of NOSS Technopreneur. He was also the former Vice President of MINDS and Chief Judge of ITEX, Assistant Honorary Secretary of COSTAM, Exco of CIDB-SIG and architect of the Malaysian Innovation Blueprint AIM.
Served as Senior Science Teacher / Supervisor in Hua Lian Secondary School, Taiping. Awarded commendation by Guinness Award for the thesis in Science teaching. Published Secondary Schools Science textbooks. Interested in writing, stamp collecting, travelling and photography. Now serves as MINDS Perak Chapter Chairman and active in other NGOs including Malaysian Chines Cultural Society, Civil Committee of Taiping Municipal Council.
Ahmad Ezzat bin Ismail is a Principal in SMK Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. This is a cluster school for excellence. Formerly he was a Principal in SMK Bandar Tun Husein Onn 2, Cheras, Selangor (2018 – 2020) and SMK Tun Hussein Onn, Seberang Jaya, Penang (2012 – 2018). Both these schools were Thinking School and a Transformation School. He was the member of Malaysia Association of Research and Education for Educators (MAsREE). He has been an active member of MINDS in the Seberang Perai Chapter.
Dr. Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi is a Research Consultant with the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Honorary Professor of Plant Biotechnology, University of Nottingham, Malaysia. She was the former Director of the Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre of MPOB. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Member of MENSA and Founding and EXCO member of the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS).
Prof. Ir. Dr. Wai Yie is currently the Chairperson of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (Malaysia Local Network) , the Vice President of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia and Immediate Chairperson of Women Engineers Section, Malaysia. Board of Directors of International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists, Honorary Secretary of Women Engineers, The ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (WEAFEO), and Committee Member of World Federation of Engineering Organisation (Women in Engineering Committee). She specialises in IR4.0, medical signal processing and telecommunications research. She has been researching on RFID, wireless sensor networks, ultra-wideband and wireless communications, and Brain Signal Processing.
Inv. Ts. Cheah Bok Eng is a senior staff engineer from Intel Microelectronics. He has more than 40 technical publications and 180+ issued patents in the technical subject of signal integrity, advanced packaging, and system form-factor solutions. He is a 4-time recipient of the prestigious Intel Top Inventor Awards, and was also recognized by the Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) as the Malaysian Inventor with the Most Worldwide Patent Grants in 2022. He is a senior member of IEEE (SMIEEE), an EXCO member of the Malaysia TRIZ Association (MyTRIZ) and an Associate of the Global Innovation Management Institute (GIMI). He is passionate in inspiring new technical pipelines and has trained/coached >3,000 professionals and students to-date on innovation.