Wong Kiing Ing

PhD, BEng (Hons.)

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Senior Lecturer

Contact Details

Telephone: +60 85 443939 Extn: 2490

Fax: +60 85 443837

Location: SK3-458

Email: wong.kiing.ing@curtin.edu.my

Academic History

  • PhD, University of Southampton, Southampton, U.K. 2003.
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (1st Class), University of Manchester, U.K., 1999.


  • The academic of the year in Teaching and Learning, School of Engineering and Science, 2010.
  • Five years long service award, Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia, 2010.
  • The academic of the year in Research and Development, School of Engineering and Science, 2009.
  • University of Southampton Postgraduate Research Studentship, 2000-04.

Research Interests

  • Power system
  • Electronics


A. Journal Publications

  • TU Siaw, YC Han, KI Wong, “A Low-Cost Marker-Based Optical Motion Capture System to Validate Inertial Measurement Units,” IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 7, pp1-4, 2023.
  • Y. C. Han, K. I. Wong, and I. Murray, “Automatic Synchronization of Markerless Video and Wearable Sensors for Walking Assessment,” IEEE Sensors Journals, vol. 19, no. 17, pp. 7583-7590, 2019, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2019.2916163.
  • Y. C. Han, K. I. Wong, and I. Murray, “Gait Phase Detection for Normal and Abnormal Gaits Using IMU,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 3439-3448, 2019, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2019.2894143.

B. Conference Proceedings

  • Nurul. J.B.N. Mazlan, K.I. Wong, “A Wireless ECG Sensor and a Low-complexity Screening Algorithm for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Detection”, 2012 IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering & Science (IECBES 2012), Langkawi, Malaysia (accepted).
  • I.H. Lue, K.I. Wong, N. Barsoum, “Workload Prediction of Wireless Sensor Network based on Linear Prediction”, IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (IEEE-CYBER 2012) , Bangkok, Thailand, 2012.
  • T. Y. Lew, C. L. Goi, K. I. Wong, C. S. Lee, “Teaching and learning for English as a Second Language (ESL) Students”, Enhancing Learning- Teaching and Learning Conference, Sarawak, Malaysia, 2011.
  • K. I. Wong, “Low-power, Small Size, Wireless, Reflectance Photoplethysmogarphy Sensor for University Laboratories”, Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria, 2011.
  • K. I. Wong, N. Barsoum, C. Z. Myint, “Teaching the Electronic Design and Embedded System Courses using Body Sensor Node”, 2nd International Conference on Education Technology and Computer, Shanghai, China, page 158-162, 2010.
  • K. I. Wong, “Rapid Prototyping of a Low-power, Wireless, Reflectance Photoplethysmography System”, 8thInternational Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Network, Biopolis, Singapore, page 47-51, 2010.
  • K. I. Wong and K. A. Silek, “Integration of Brushless DC Motor Drive into Undergraduate Electric Machinery Courses”, Proceeding of the IEEE International Conference on e-Learning in Industrial Electronic, Porto, Portugal, page 2009.
  • K. I. Wong, “Real-time Heart Rate Variability Detection on Sensor Node”, Proceeding of the IEEE Sensor Applications Symposium, New Orleans, USA, page 184-187, 2009.
  • K. I. Wong and Mel M. S. Ho, “Fast Prototype of a Wireless Cardiac Rhythm Interpretive Instrument, Proceeding of the 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Vancouver, Canada, page 502-505, 2008.
  • K. I. Wong and Mel M. S. Ho, “Wearable biosignal monitoring nodes for real-time electrocardiogram and motion measurement”, Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Network, Hong Kong, page190-193, 2008.
  • K. I. Wong, “A light-weighted, low-cost and wireless ECG monitor design based on TinyOS operating System”, Proceeding 2007 IEEE Conference on Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine, page 165 – 168, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Y.S. Kung, C. S. Chen, K. I. Wong, M. H. Tai, “Development of a FPGA-based control IC for PMSM drives with adaptive fuzzy control”, Proceeding 2005 IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics (IECON 2005), pages 1544-1549, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  • K. I. Wong, P. L. Lewin, S. J. Dodd, “Electroluminescence phenomena of low density polyethylene under applied ac voltage”, Proceeding 2003 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, pages 245-248, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  • K. I. Wong, P. L. Lewin, A. E. Davies, “Electroluminescence of low density polyethylene under uniform ac field”, Proceeding 2002 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, pages 664-667, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

HDR Supervision

  1. HDR student name: Nur Atiqah Binti Jefry (PhD)
    Title: Multilever inverter
    Role in Thesis Committee: Principal supervisor
    Year of Completion: 2022
  2. HDR student name: Han Yi Chiew (PhD)
    Title: Human Gait Analysis Using Inertial Measurement Unit for Rehabilitation
    Role in Thesis Committee: Principal Supervisor
    Year of Completion: 2020
  3. HDR student name: Naveen Palanichamy (PhD)
    Title: Cloud Computing Strategies for Enhancing Smart Grid Performance in Developing Countries
    Year of Completion: 2019
  4. HDR student name: Sanmugaraja Lakshmanaprakash (PhD)
    Title: Broadcasting Protocol for Effective Data Dissemination in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
    Year of Completion: 2019

Research Resource Funding

  • N.N. Barsoum and K.I. Wong, “Development of Smart Drive Build in AC Motors for Optimal Operation MOSTI (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation) from 11/2008-10/2010 with RM 268,000.
  • K.I. Wong, K. A. Silek and N.N. Barsoum, “Study of Electrical Properties of Palm Oil Using Kerr-Effect Technique” MOSTI (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation) from  9/2008 – 8/ 2010 with RM221,000.
  • K. I. Wong and N.N. Barsoum, “Hardware and Software Design of Body Sensor Network Device”, MOSTI (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation) from 5/2008 – 11/2009 with RM93,700.
  • K. I. Wong, “Design and Implementation of an Adaptive Fuzzy Servo Controller on an FPGA IC Board” CSRF (Curtin Sarawak Research Fund) from 3/2006 to 2/2007 with RM10,000.

Professional Associations

  • IEM
  • BEM