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IR PROF. DR . LEONG WAI YIE

Research and Acheivement

LEONG WAI YIE

IEM Women Engineer of the Year 2018 Award

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LEONG WAI YIE

Winner of ASEAN Meritorious Award

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LEONG WAI YIE

Academic Distinctions:

2018

IEM Women Engineer Award (The Institution of Engineer Malaysia)

2018

Outstanding Women In Engineering (Venus International Foundation)

 

2017

i- Proclaim Annual Research Award

 

2017

Distinguished Young Alumni Award by The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council

Recognising a young Australian education alumnus who has earned national or international prominence in their chosen field

 

2017

ASEAN Federation of Engineering  Honorary Member 2017

 

2017

ASEAN Meritorious Service Award

ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology (COST) aims to strengthen the ASEAN science and technical capacity through giving recognition to scientists and technologists with the triennial ASEAN Science and Technology Awards

2017

UK IET Travel Award

 

2017

Top Research Scientist Malaysia 2017  (TRSM) by Academy Sciences Malaysia

www.mytopscientists.org

 

TRSM Selection Panel, chaired by Academician Tan Sri Datuk Dr Yusof Basiron FASc, has selected based on outstanding academic achievements, notable publications and research.

2017

Junior Chamber International Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian Awards 2017

http://toym.my/2017/

To accord recognition to young Malaysian , whose dedication to their profession or life undertakings has resulted in exceptional achievement, in the form of significant contributions to the progress or welfare of the community at large and to the advancement of their respective field of endeavor.

2016

INTI Outstanding Alumni Award for Academic Excellence 2016

Recognised for her academic achievement and innovation

 

2016

IEM Presidential of Excellence Award

IEM Women Engineers Section:  2nd Runner Up

2016

IEM Best Technical Paper Award 2016 (Tan Sri Ir. Hj. Yusoff Prize)

“Recognise Women in Health Technology: Globalize Our Value and Contributions

2015

Best Paper Award

International Conference on Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (ICWSTEM) held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, June 25-27, 2015.

2015

IEM Presidential of Excellence Award

IEM Women Engineers Section: The Most Improved Award to recognize contribution in engineering community.

2015

Travel Sponsorship

3rd Convention and 23rd GA Meeting of the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and Pacific

2013

2013 Young Scientist

Appointed as a member of Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM) for 3-year term until 31 December 2016

2013

Best Paper Award

2013 International Symposium on Medical & Rehabilitation Robotics & Instrumentation (MRRI2013), 2nd to 4th of DEC 2013, Shah Alam

2012

International PRIDE Robot Competition 2012, Kuching Sarawak

Sleep Disorder Detection and Identification :  Certificate of Excellence

2012

Research Thesis Writing Competition, Taiwan

 Best Thesis (B) Award

 

2007

Best Poster Award (Imperial College London)

 

2005

Queensland (Australia) Smart State Smart Woman Award (Postgraduate Category)

 

2005

Queensland (Australia) PricewaterhouseCoopers Business Innovation

(Finalist-Top 3)  

2005

UQ Trailblazer Competition 2005 – Highly Recommended Award  

A wireless  system that can perform blind signal separation and find the ‘desired’ frequency.

 

2005

W.Y.Leong, J.Homer, “Implementing Blind Multiuser Detector in CDMA Wireless System”

Awarded best paper at The 3rd Workshop on the internet,  

Telecommunications, and Signal Processing (WITSP'04), Adelaide, 20 - 22 December 2004.

2004

W.Y.Leong, J.Homer, "Using Kernel Density Estimator in Nonlinear Mixture"

Special Paper Award

2004 IEEE International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies, Japan.

 

2004

UQ Trailblazer Competition 2004 - Open Prize Winner (with Dr. John Homer)

 

2004

QLD Post Graduate Award - Women In Technology (Finalist – Top 3)

 

2004

Richard Jago Research Prize

 

2003

Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) – QLD

Women In Engineering Scholarship - Runner up *Granted ABC Summer Internship

2003

UQ Graduate School Scholarship (UQGSS)

 

2002

The Maude Walker Research Scholarship 2002 - Joint Winner

 

2002

School of ITEE Fee Waiver Scholarship and Tutorial Fellowship