Universiti Tenaga Nasional
Academic Staff Profile
College of Engineering

About Me
Full Name YAP KEEM SIAH, PROF. IR. DR.
Email Yapkeem@uniten.edu.my
Contact No 03-89212020 Ext: 2243
Department Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
Role Professor





Academic Qualification
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), 2010
Master of Engineering (Electrical), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 2000
Bacholor of Electrical Engineering (Hons), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 1998
Working Experience
PositionPlace of WorkYear StartYear End
DirectorMarketing & Corporate Communication Department, Un20162018
ProfessorUniversiti Tenaga Nasional20172018
Associate ProfessorUniversiti Tenaga Nasional20132017
Deputy DeanCollege of Graduate Studies, Universiti Tenaga Nas20152016
Program CoordinatorCollege of Graduate Studies, Universiti Tenaga Nas20102015
Senior LecturerUniversiti Tenaga Nasional20072013
LecturerUniversiti Tenaga Nasional20002007
Research OfficerCenter for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, U20002001
Research AssistanceCenter for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, U19981999
Courses Taught in UNITEN
1. COEB422 - Engineers in Society
2. CSEM517 - Project and Continuous Presentation
3. ECEB463 - Artificial Intelligence and Neural-fuzzy Systems
4. EECM613 - Artificial Intelligence
5. EEEB123 - Circuit Analysis II
6. EEEB141 - Electronics Design Lab
7. EEEB224 - Circuits Analysis II
8. EEEB473 - Image Processing
9. EPRM540 - Thesis
10. ESEM517 - Project and Continuous Presentations
11. MPRM540 - Thesis
12. MPRM572 - Research Project
13. MPRP672 - Research Project
14. UNIM613 - Research Methodology for Research Students
Professional Bodies / Professional Recognition
 Corporate Member, IEM: - 2017
 G. Eng, BEM: - 2002
 Graduate Member, IEM: - 2002
 P. Eng, BEM: - 2017
Research Projects
1. Design and Development of Intelligence License Plate Recognition Systems
2. Development of condition monitoring and fault diagnosis methods for rotating machinery using noise a
3. Development of Intelligence for Malaysia Robotics Contest 2007
4. Intelligent Signal Processing Based Design and Development of Automated Lightning Forecasting & Adva
5. Manuals Development of LGBnet - A intranet system for "Laporan Langguan Bekalan"
6. Multilevel Inverter for Direct-Torque-Control of Induction Motor
7. Research and Development on an Intelligent System for Detection of Abnormalities and Probable Fraud
Publications
1. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., IZHAM BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; A Hybrid Art-Grnn Online Learning Neural Network With A ?-Insensitive Loss Functio; Ieee Transactions On Neural Networks; K.S Yap, C.P Lim and I.Z Abidin, “A Hybrid ART-GRNN Online Learning Neural Network with a e-Insensitive Loss Function”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 1641-1646, September 2008. (doi: 10.1109/TNN.2008.2000992); 04 Sep 2008; Journal; ISI
2. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; An Enhanced Generalized Adaptive Resonance Theory Neural Network And Its Application To Medical Pattern Classification; Journal Of Intelligent & Fuzzy System; K.S Yap, C.P Lim and J. Mohamed-Saleh, “An Enhanced Generalized Adaptive Resonance Theory Neural Network and Its Application to Medical Pattern Classification”, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy System, vol. 21, no. 1-2, February 2010. (doi: 10.3233/IFS-2010-0436); 01 Jan 2010; Journal; ISI
3. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., TIONG SIEH KIONG, Assoc. Prof. Dr., SYED KHALEEL AHMED; Nontechnical Loss Detection For Metered Customers In Power Utility Using Support Vector Machines; Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery; J Nagi, K. S. Yap, S. K. Tiong, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Malik Mohamad, “Nontechnical Loss Detection for Metered Customers in Power Utility Using Support Vector Machines.” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 1162-1171, April 2010.(doi: 10.1109/TPWRD.2009.2030890); 01 Apr 2010; Journal; ISI
4. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., TIONG SIEH KIONG, Assoc. Prof. Dr., SYED KHALEEL AHMED, FARRUKH HAFIZ NAGI, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Improving Svm-Based Nontechnical Loss Detection In Power Utility Using Fuzzy Inference System; Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery; J Nagi, K. S. Yap, S. K. Tiong, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, F. Nagi, “Improving SVM-based Nontechnical Loss Detection in Power Utility Using Fuzzy Inference System”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 26, no. 2, April 2011.(doi: 10.1109/TPWRD.2010.2055670); 01 Apr 2011; Journal; ISI
5. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., FARRUKH HAFIZ NAGI, Assoc. Prof. Dr., TIONG SIEH KIONG, Assoc. Prof. Dr., SYED KHALEEL AHMED; A Computational Intelligence Scheme For Prediction Of The Daily Peak Load ; Applied Soft Computing; 6. Jawad Nagi, K.S Yap, Sieh Kiong Tiong, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Farrukh Nagi, "A Computational Intelligence Scheme for Prediction of the Daily Peak Load", Applied Soft computing, vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 4773-4788, December 2011. (doi:10.1016/j.asoc.2011.07.005); 01 Dec 2011; Journal; ISI
6. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., AU MAU TENG, Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr.; Improved Gart Neural Network Model With Application To Power Systems; Ieee Transactions On Neural Networks; K. S. Yap, C. P. Lim, M. T. Au, “Improved GART Neural Network Model With Application to Power Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 22, no. 12, pp. 2310-2323, December 2011. (doi:10.1109/TNN.2011.2173502); 13 Dec 2011; Journal; ISI
7. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Estimation Of Production Rates For Formwork Installation Using Fuzzy Expert Systems; Global Journal Of Researches In Engineering Civil And Structural Engineering; Global Journal of researches in engineering Civil And Structural engineering, Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2012, Publisher: Global Journals Inc. (USA), Online ISSN: 2249-4596 & Print ISSN: 0975-5861; 01 Jan 2012; Journal; None
8. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., TIONG SIEH KIONG, Assoc. Prof. Dr., JOHNNY KOH SIAW PAW, Dr., FARRUKH HAFIZ NAGI, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Comparison Of Supervised Learning Techniques For Non-TechnicalLoss Detection In Power Utility; International Review On Computers And Software (I.R.E.Co.S.) (Print Issn: 1828-6003); K. S Yap, S. K. Tiong, J. Nagi, J. S. P. Koh, F. Nagi, “Comparison of Supervised Learning Techniques for Non-Technical Loss Detection in Power Utility”, International Review on Computer and Software, vol. 7, no. 2 (Part A), March 2012.; 01 Mar 2012; Journal; SCOPUS
9. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Daily Maximum Load Forecasting Of Consecutive National Holidays Using Oselm-Based Multi Agents System With Weighted Average Strategy; Neurocomputing; K.S Yap, H. J. Yap, “Daily Maximum Load Forecasting of Consecutive National Holidays Using OSELM-based Multi Agents System with Weighted Average Strategy”, Neurocomputing, vol. 81, pp. 108-112, April 2012. (doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2011.12.002); 01 Apr 2012; Journal; ISI
10. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Application Of Fuzzy Expert Systems For Construction Labor Productivity Estimation; 2012 International Conference On Computer & Information Science (Iccis); 2012 International Conference on Computer and Information Science, ICCIS 2012 - A Conference of World Engineering, Science and Technology Congress, ESTCON 2012 - Conference Proceedings 1 , art. no. 6297298 , pp. 506-511 (listed in SCOPUS); 14 Jun 2012; Conference Proceeding; SCOPUS
11. TAN CHIN HOOI, YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Application Of Genetic Algorithm For Fuzzy Rules Optimization On Semi Expert Judgment Automation Using Pittsburg Approach; Applied Soft Computing; “Application of genetic algorithm for fuzzy rules optimization on semi expert judgment automation using Pittsburg approach”, Applied Soft Computing,vol. 12, no. 8, pp 2168-2177, August 2012. (doi: 10.1016/j.asoc.2012.03.018); 01 Aug 2012; Journal; ISI
12. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Tuning Of Fuzzy Controller For Antenna TrackingSatellite Using Genetic Algorithm; National Graduate Conference 2012 (Natgrad2012); National Graduate Conference 2012 (Natgrad2012), organized by College of Graduate Studies, UNITEN.; 01 Nov 2012; Conference Proceeding; None
13. IZHAM BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Moselm Approach For Voltage Stability Indicator Using Phasor Measurement Units; Ieee Power And Energy Conference 2012 (Pecon2012); N/A; 05 Dec 2012; Conference Proceeding; SCOPUS
14. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; A Hybrid Fuzzy Logic And Extreme Learning Machine For Improving Efficiency Of Circulating Water Systems In Power Generation Plant; International Conference On Energy And Environment (Icee) 2013, Uniten; Nur Liyana Afiqah Abdul Aziz, Keem Siah Yap, Muhammad Afif Bunyamin, "A hybrid fuzzy logic and extreme learning machine for improving efficiency of circulating water systems in power generation plant”, International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE2013), March 2013, Accepted for publication (expected to be listed in SCOPUS); 05 Mar 2013; Conference Proceeding; SCOPUS
15. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., TIONG SIEH KIONG, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm And Linear Regression For Prediction Of Nox Emission In Power Generation Plant; International Conference On Energy And Environment (Icee2013), Uniten.; Muhammad Afif Bunyamin, Keem Siah Yap, Nur Liyana Afiqah Abdul Aziz, Sheih Kiong Tiong, Shen Yuong Wong, Md Fauzan Kamal, "A hybrid genetic algorithm and linear regression for prediction of NOx emission in power generation plant”, International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE2013), March 2013, Accepted for publication (expected to be listed in SCOPUS); 05 Mar 2013; Conference Proceeding; SCOPUS
16. CHANDAN KUMAR CHAKRABARTY, Prof. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., Nguyen Thi Ngoc Tho, Ms; Implementation Of Minimum Distance Classifier For Pd Pulse Classification On Fpga; Global Engineering, Science And Technology Conference 2013, Dubal; 30th April 2013; 30 Apr 2013; Conference Proceeding; None
17. HALIMATUN BINTI HASHIM , IZHAM BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., YA'AKOB BIN RAJA OMAR; An Evolutionary Programming Approach ToOptimize Synchronous Generator Input PowerUsing Area-Based Transient Stability Indexes; Journal Of Theoretical And Applied Information Technology; Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology31st July 2013. Vol. 53 No.3© 2005 - 2013 JATIT & LLS. All rights reserved.ISSN: 1992-8645 www.jatit.org E-ISSN: 1817-3195; 31 Jul 2013; Journal; SCOPUS
18. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., TIONG SIEH KIONG, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Compressing And Improving Fuzzy Rules Using Genetic Algorithm And Its Application To Fault Detection; The Ieee 18Th Conference On Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (Etfa), 2013 ; Keem Siah Yap, Shen Yuong Wong, Sheih Kiong Tiong, "Compressing and improving fuzzy rules using genetic algorithm and its application to fault detection", Proceeding on The IEEE 18th Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA), 2013.; 10 Sep 2013; Conference Proceeding; SCOPUS
19. TAN CHIN HOOI, YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Application Of Fuzzy Inference Rules To Early Semi-Automatic Estimation Of Activity Duration In Software Project Management; Ieee Transactions On Human-Machines Systems (Formerly Known As Ieee Transactions On Systems, Man, And Cybernetics - Part C: Applications And Review); C. H. Tan, K. S. Yap, H. Ishibuchi, Y. Nojima and H. J. Yap, " Application of Fuzzy Inference Rules to Early Semi-automatic Estimation of Activity Duration in Software Project Management", IEEE Transactions on Human-Machines Systems (formerly known as IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part C: Applications and Review), Accepted for Publication and available online in IEEE Explore as Early Access, Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/THMS.2014.2320881; 13 Apr 2014; Journal; ISI
20. IZHAM BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Support Vector Machine For Day Ahead Electricity Price Forecasting; International Conference On Mathematics, Engineering And Industrial Applications (Icomeia 2014); American Institute of Physics Conference ProceedingsISSN: 0094-243XE-ISSN: 1551-7616; 30 May 2014; Conference Proceeding; SCOPUS
21. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Constrained–Optimization-Based Bayesian Posterior Probability Extreme Learning Machine For Pattern Classification; Springer Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Volume 8834-8836 (21St International Conference, Iconip 2014, Kuching, Malaysia, November 3-6, 2014); Shen Yuong Wong, Keem Siah Ya, Hwa Jen Yap, Constrained–Optimization-Based Bayesian Posterior Probability Extreme Learning Machine for Pattern Classification, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer science, vol. 8836, pp. 466-473.; 03 Nov 2014; Book Chapter; SCOPUS
22. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., Ungku Anisa Bte. Ungku Amirulddin, Dr.; An Elm Based Multi Agent Systems Using Certified Belief In Strength; Springer Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Volume 8834-8836 (21St International Conference, Iconip 2014, Kuching, Malaysia, November 3-6, 2014); Chong Tak Yaw, Keem Siah Yap, Hwa Jen Yap, Ungku Anisa Ungku Amirulddin, An ELM Based Multi Agent Systems Using Certified Belief in Strength, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer science, vol. 8836, pp. 458-465; 03 Nov 2014; Book Chapter; ISI
23. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Preface, Springer Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Volume 8834-8836; Springer Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Volume 8834-8836 (21St International Conference, Iconip 2014, Kuching, Malaysia, November 3-6, 2014); Chu Kiong Loo, Keem Siah Yap, Kevin Wong, Andrew Teo, Kaizhu Huang, Preface, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 8834-8836; 03 Nov 2014; Other; ISI
24. IZHAM BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Feature Selection And Parameter Optimization With Ga-Lssvm In Electricity Price Forecasting; Journal Of Electrical Engineering; Volume :15, Issue No :1, Article ID :21, Page Start :159, Page End :166, ISSN :1582-4594; 01 Jan 2015; Journal; SCOPUS
25. MARLINDA BTE. ABDUL MALEK, Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; Extreme Learning Machines: A New Approach For Prediction Of Reference Evapotranspiration. ; Journal Of Hydrology ; Journal of Hydrology 527 (2015) pp184–195. Elsevier. DOI information: 10.1016/ j.jhydrol.2015.04.073. ; 29 Apr 2015; Journal; ISI
26. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; On Equivalence Of Fis And Elm For Interpretable Rule-Based Knowledge Representation; Ieee Transactions On Neural Networks And Learning Systems; S. Y. Wong, K. S. Yap, H. J. Yap, S. C. Tan and S. W. Chang, "On Equivalence of FIS and ELM for Interpretable Rule-Based Knowledge Representation", IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 26. No. 7, pp. 1417-1430, July 2015, DOI: 10.1109/TNNLS.2014.2341655.; 01 Jul 2015; Journal; ISI
27. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; A Truly Online Learning Algorithm Using Hybrid Fuzzy Artmap And Online Extreme Learning Machine For Pattern Classification; (Springer) Neural Processing Letters; S. Y. Wong, K. S. Yap, H. J. Yap and S. C. Tan, "A Truly Online Learning Algorithm using Hybrid Fuzzy ARTMAP and Online Extreme Learning Machine for Pattern Classification", (Springer) Neural Processing Letters, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 585-602, December 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s11063-014-9374-5 (Impact Factor: 1.448, ranked 60/123 in "Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence"); 01 Dec 2015; Journal; ISI
28. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; A Constrained Optimization Based Extreme Learning Machine For Noisy Data Regression; Neurocomputing (Elsevier); S. Y. Wong, K. S. Yap, H. J. Yap, "A Constrained Optimization based Extreme Learning Machine for noisy data regression", (Elsevier) Neurocomputing, vol. 171, pp. 1431-1443, January 2016, DOI:10.1016/j.neucom.2015.07.065 (JCR Impact Factor: 2.083, Ranked: 36/123 in Artificial Intelligence); 01 Jan 2016; Journal; ISI
29. IZHAM BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., AIDIL AZWIN BIN ZAINUL ABIDIN, ENCIK; A Novel Method Of Bfoa-Lssvm For Electricity Price Forecasting; Arpn Journal Of Engineering And Applied Sciences; Volume :11, Issue No :8, Article ID :7, Page Start :4961, Page End :4968, ISSN :1819-6608; 20 Apr 2016; Journal; SCOPUS
30. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr.; A New Hybrid Fuzzy Artmap And Radial BasisFunction Neural Network With Online PruningStrategy; 2016 Ieee 7Th Control And System Graduate Research Colloquium (Icsgrc 2016); Volume :1, Issue No :1, Article ID :10.1109/ICSGRC.2016.7813294 , Page Start :17, Page End :21, ISSN :978-1-5090-1175-9/16/; 08 Aug 2016; Conference Proceeding; SCOPUS
31. IZHAM BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., AIDIL AZWIN BIN ZAINUL ABIDIN, ENCIK; A Novel Hybrid Method Of Lssvm-Ga With Multiple Stage Optimization For Electricity Price Forecasting ; 2016 Ieee International Conference On Power And Energy (Pecon); ; 19 Jun 2017; Conference Proceeding; SCOPUS
32. YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., Ungku Anisa Bte. Ungku Amirulddin, Dr.; An Elm Based Multi-Agent System And Its Applications To Power Generation; Intelligent Decision Technologies; Volume :11, Issue No :3, Article ID :10.3233/IDT-170296, Page Start :297, Page End :305, ISSN :1872-4981; 01 Aug 2017; Journal; SCOPUS
33. IZHAM BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., AIDIL AZWIN BIN ZAINUL ABIDIN, ENCIK; An Hour Ahead Electricity Price Forecasting With Least Square Support Vector Machine And Bacterial Foraging OptimizationAlgorithm; Indonesian Journal Of Electrical Engineering And Computer Science; Volume :10, Issue No :2, Article ID :10.11591/ijeecs.v10.i2, Page Start :748, Page End :755, ISSN :2502-4752; 01 May 2018; Journal; SCOPUS
34. IZHAM BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., YAP KEEM SIAH, Dr., AIDIL AZWIN BIN ZAINUL ABIDIN, ENCIK; An Optimization Method Of Genetic Algorithm For Lssvm In Medium Term Electricity Price Forecasting; Journal Of Telecommunication, Electronic And Computer Engineering; Volume :10, Issue No :2-5, Article ID :-, Page Start :99, Page End :103, ISSN :ISSN: 2180-1843; eISSN: 2289-8131; 19 Jul 2018; Journal; SCOPUS