Anuar Mohamed Kassim
Ir. Ts. Dr. Anuar bin Mohamed Kassim received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 2006 from Ehime University, Japan. At the beginning of his career, he spent two years as an R&D Engineer in the Optical Disc Drive Department in Panasonic Communications Co. Ltd, Japan. In 2010, he received a master’s degree in System Innovation Engineering from Tokushima University, Japan. Later that year, he was appointed lecturer at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka and was promoted to senior lecturer in 2013 due to vast achievements in his research. In 2017, he received his doctorate in System Innovation Engineering from Tokushima University, Japan, and continued his postdoctoral work at Ghent University, Belgium. There, he worked in the field of Precision Agriculture through the FWO Odysseus project awarded by Belgium. In this position, he worked in the Site-Specific Management (SiteMan) project within the Precision Scoring Group to develop the precision measurement of soil, crop-sensing devices, geospatial mapping, and analysis. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, assistive technology, system innovation, robotics, automation, the Internet of Things (IoT), precision agriculture, and smart systems. He has also completed 25 research projects and is currently working on another 10 such projects. Finally, he has received international and national awards and filed industrial design, copyright, and patents for various products.