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Prof. Fatin Aliah Phang

Centre for Engineering Education (CEE) UTM, Malaysia


Email: p-fatin@utm.my


Qualifications

2007 Ph.D., in Education, University of Cambridge, UK

2007 M.Phil., in Educational Research, University of Cambridge, UK

2005 M.Ed., in Physics Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia

2003 B.Sc & Comp.with Ed., in Physics, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia


Publications (Selected)

ISI Indexed Journals:

  1. Nur Hazwani Zakaria, Phang, F. A. & Pusppanathan, J. (2019). Physics on the Go: A Mobile Computer-Based Physics Laboratory for Learning Forces and Motion. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 14(24), 167-183. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  2. Nina Diana Nawi, Phang, F. A., Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof, Nor Farahwahidah Ab Rahman, Zaki Yamani Zakaria & Syed Ahmad Helmi bin Syed Hassan (2019). Instilling Low Carbon Awareness through Technology-Enhanced Cooperative Problem Based Learning. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 14(24), 152-166. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  3. Sadikin, A. N., Mohd-Yusof, K., Phang, F. A. & Abd Aziz, A. (2019). The introduction to engineering course: A case study from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Education for Chemical Engineers, 28, 45-53. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  4. Wan Aizatul Nadihah Ropandi, Nur Amira Zulkifli, Nina Diana Nawi, Phang, F.A., Jaysuman Pusppanathan & Zulkarnay Zakaria (2019). Finite element approach using electrical tomography for bioassay application. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1372, 012016 (ISI & SCOPUS)
  5. Khamis, N., Phang, F.A. & Rahman, N.F.A. (2018). Learning Physics Through Practical Work at School Laboratories. Advanced Science Letters, 24(1), 41-43. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  6. Halim, A. D., Wong, W.Y., Phang, F.A., Ali, M.B., Abu Samah, N., Ismail, A.K. & Rahman, N.F.A. (2018). Comparing Multi Modal Representations of Latent Heat Concepts Among Physics Teachers. Advanced Science Letters, 24(1), 15-17. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  7. Husein, N.A., Rahman, N.F.A., Phang, F.A., Bakar, A.H.A., Ahmad, R.R., Kasim, N., Duralim, M. (2018). The Relationship Between Mentoring in Students’ Perception Towards STEM Education. Advanced Science Letters, 24(1), 72-73. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  8. Rahman, N.F.A. Jusoh, M.F., Lee, W.S., Ishak, M.H., Phang, F.A., Latif, A.A. & Pusppanathan, J. (2018). Item and Person Reliability Analysis for the Development of Physics Scientific Epistemological Measurement for Teacher (PSET) Instrument. Advanced Science Letters, 24(1), 54-56. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  9. Abd Rahman, N.A., Mansor, M.S.B., Rahim, R.A., Muji, S.Z.M., Phang, F.A., Rahman, N.F.A., Faramarzi, M. & Pusppanathan, J. (2018). Image Reconstruction Enhancement Using Convolution Back Projection Method for Electrical Tomography Application. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 10(8), 103-106. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  10. Ameran, H.L.M., Hamzah, A.A., Rahim, R.A., Phang, F.A., Ngadiman, N.H.A., Wahab, Y.A. & Pusppanathan, J. (2018). Sensitivity Mapping for Electrical Tomography Using Finite Element Method. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 10(8), 64-67. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  11. Alfareh, A., Rahiman, M.H.F., Talib, M.T.M., Abd Rani, K., Rahim, R.A., Pusppanathan, J., Phang, F.A. & Mohd, E.J. (2017). Design and Development of a Microscopic Electrical Impedance Tomography System. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 9(4), 27-31. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  12. Pusppanathan, J., Satria, M.H., Rahim, R.A. Mohd, E.J., Ayob, N.M.N., Leow, P.L., Phang, F.A., Mansor, M.S.B., Rahiman, M.H.F. & Seong, C.K. (2017). Finite Element Analysis for Acoustic Wave Transmission in Ultrasonic Tomography Application. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 9(4), 43-48. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  13. Pusppanathan, J., Rahim, R. A., Phang, F. A., Mohamad, E. J., Ayob, N. M. N., Rahimah, M. H. F. & Seong, C. K. (2017). Single-Plane Dual-Modality Tomography for Multiphase Flow Imaging by Integrating Electrical Capacitance and Ultrasonic Sensors. IEEE Sensors Journal, 17(19), 6368-6377. (ISI & SCOPUS, IF = 2.512; Q2)
  14. Phang, F. A., Wong, W. Y., Ho, C. S., Fujino, J., Aerma Nurazalina Musa, & Suda, M. (2016). Iskandar Malaysia Ecolife Challenge: Low carbon education for teachers and students. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 18(8), 2525-2532. (ISI & SCOPUS, IF = 3.331; Q2)
  15. Syed Ahmad Helmi, Mohd Yusof, K. & Phang, F. A. (2016). Enhancement of team-based problem solving skills in engineering students through cooperative problem-based learning. International Journal of Engineering Education, 32(6), 2401-2414. (ISI & SCOPUS, IF = 0.58; Q3)
  16. Mohd Yusof, K., Sadikin, A. N., Phang, F. A. & Abdul Aziz, A. (2016). Instilling Professional Skills and Sustainable Development through Problem-Based Learning (PBL) among First Year Engineering Students. International Journal of Engineering Education, 32(1), 333–347. (ISI & SCOPUS, IF = 0.58; Q3)
  17. Mirzaei, F., Phang, F. A. & Kashefi, H. (2014). Assessing and Improving Reflective Thinking of Experienced and Inexperienced Teachers. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Science, 141, 633-639.
  18. Mirzaei, F., Phang, F. A. & Kashefi, H. (2014). Measuring Teachers Reflective Thinking Skills. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Science, 141, 640-647.
  19. Chan, K. S., Pusppanathan, J., Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Goh, C. L., Susiapan, Y. S., Phang, F. A., Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman (2015). Hardware Development of Electrical Capacitance Tomography (ECT) System with Capacitance Sensor for Liquid Measurements. Jurnal Teknologi, 73(6), 13-22. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  20. Chan, K. S., Pusppanathan, J., Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Susiapan, Y. S., Phang, F. A., Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Zubaidah Awang, Anita Ahmad, Herman Abdul Wahid, Elmy Johana Mohamad, Suzanna Ridzuan Aw (2015). Mobile Electrical Capacitance Tomography (ECT) Development for Liquid-Gas Flow Measurement. Jurnal Teknologi, 73(3), 29-33. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  21. Pusppanathan, J., Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Phang, F. A., Khairul Hamimah Abas, Shafishuhaza Sahlan, Elmy Johana Mohamad (2015). 3D Modelling of Electrical Capacitance and Ultrasonic Sensor Integration Using Finite Element Method. Jurnal Teknologi, 77(17), 31-35. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  22. Pusppanathan, J., Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Phang, F. A., Fazlul Rahman Mohd Yunus, Nor Muzakkir Nor Ayob, Muhammad Saiful Badri Mansor, Khairul Hamimah Abas, Shafishuhaza Sahlan, Johana Mohamad Elmy (2015). Finite Element Analysis on Electrical Capacitance Sensor Guard. Jurnal Teknologi, 77(28), 61-65. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  23. Pusppanathan, J., Mahdi Faramarzi, Fazlul Rahman Yunus, Nor Muzakkir Nor Ayob, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Phang, F. A., Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Anita Ahmada, Leow, P. L., Khairul Hamimah Abas (2014). Image fusion using fuzzy logic pixel fusion for dual modality tomography system. Jurnal Teknologi, 70(3), 41-44. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  24. Pusppanathan, J., Mahdi Faramarzi, Fazlul Rahman Yunus, Nor Muzakkir Nor Ayob, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Phang, F. A., Usman Ullah Sheikh, Leow, P. L., Khairul Hamimah Abas, Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Shafishuaza Sahlan (2014). Edge Detection Algorithm for Enhancement of Linear Back Projection Tomographic Images. Jurnal Teknologi, 69(8), 31-34. (ISI & SCOPUS)
  25. Phang, F. A. & Mohd-Yusof, K. (2013). Taking the “Guess-work” Out of Engineering Education: Establishing the Virtuous Cycle of Research. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 102, 212-220.
  26. Phang, F. A., Mohd-Yusof, K. & Samah, N. A. (2013). Preliminary Study to Determine the Current Status of Engineering Programmes at the Malaysian Public Universities. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 102, 577-586.
  27. Phang, F. A., Mohamad Bilal Ali, Md Nor Bakar, Noor Azlan Ahmad Zanzali, Nor Farahwahidah Abdul Rahman, Lilia Ellany Mohtar, Normah Mohd Ghazali & Marlia Puteh. (2012). “Engineering Elements between First Year and Final Year Engineering Students in Malaysia”. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 56, 333-340.
  28. Phang, F. A. & Nor Athirah Tahir (2012). “Scientific Skills among Pre-Service Science Teachers at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia”. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 56, 307-313.
  29. Mirzaei, F., Phang, F. A., Seth Sulaiman, Kashefi, H. & Zaleha Ismail (2012). Mastery Goals, Performance Goals, Students’ Beliefs and Academic Success: Metacognition as a Mediator. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 46, 3603-3608.
  30. Lee, W. S. & Phang, F. A. (2012). “Physics Studies and Graduate Attributes”. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 56, 691-702.
  31. Muhammad Abd Hadi Bunyamin & Phang, F. A. (2012). “Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge among Undergraduate Education Degree Students at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia”. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 56, 432-440.
  32. Fatimah Mohamad Adi, Phang, F. A. & Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof (2012). “Student Perceptions Change in a Chemical Engineering Class Using Cooperative Problem-Based Learning (CPBL)”. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 56, 627-635.
  33. Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof, Syed Ahmad Helmi Syed Hassan & Phang, F. A. (2012). “Creating a Constructively Aligned Learning Environment using Cooperative Problem-based Learning (CPBL) for a Typical Course”. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 56, 747-757.
  34. Napisah Muhamad Radzi, Shahrin Mohamad, Mohd Salleh Abu & Phang, F. A. (2012). Are Math-Oriented Critical Thinking Elements in Civil Engineering Workplace Problems Significant?: Insights from Preliminary Data and Analysis. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 56, 96-107.


SCOPUS Indexed Journals:

  1. Bako, A. & Phang, F. A. (2020). Investigating secondary school physics teacher’s competency in using inquiry-based learning in Kebbi state, Nigeria. Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, 12(3), 435-440.
  2. Phang, F. A., Jaysuman Pusppanathan, Aerma Nurazalina Musa, Mohd Munir Baharom, Nor Farahwahidah Ab Rahman, Mahyuddin Arsat & Nina Diana Nawi (2019). Framework to Develop Low Carbon Society among School Community. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 7(6S5), 773-776.
  3. Radzaz, N.H.A., Nawi, N.D., Phang, F. A. & Musa, A.M. (2019). Student self-development through cooperative problem based learning (CPBL). International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 8(2S9), 872-877.
  4. Nor Farahwahidah Abd Rahman, Phang, F. A., Bakar, N.S.A.A., Pusppanathan, J. & Musa, A. M. (2019). Sustainable impact of Iskandar Malaysia Ecolife Challenge (IMELC) on the low carbon awareness and practice among students. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 10(6), 1431-1436.
  5. Nur Shahadah Abdul Rahim, Phang, F. A. & Jaysuman Pusppanathan (2019). Action Research to Improve Students’ Problem Solving using Multiple Modes of Representation. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 7(6S5), 953-957.
  6. Nur Izzaty Abdul Rahim, Maizatul Nadwa Che Aziz, Phang, F. A., Nor Farahwahidah Abd Rahman & Jaysuman Pusppanathan (2019). Student Self-Regulated Learning in Physics at a Higher Education Institute. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 7(6S5), 1620-1623.
  7. Radzali, U. S., Mohd-Yusof, K, & Phang, F. A. (2018). Changing the conception of teaching from teacher-centred to student-centred learning among engineering lecturers. Global Journal of Engineering Education, 20(2), 120-126.
  8. Phang, F. A., Wong, W. Y., Tee, X. R. & Aerma Nurazalina Musa (2017). Fostering Higher Order Thinking Skills among Primary Students through Iskandar Malaysia Ecolife Challenge. Man in India, 97(17), 1-14.
  9. Phang, F. A., Wong, W. Y., Ho, C. S. & Aerma Nurazalina Musa (2017). Achieving Low Carbon Society through Primary School Ecolife Challenge in Iskandar Malaysia. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, 415-420.
  10. Kaus, A., Ali, M. B., Halim, N. D. A., Phang, F. A., Samah, N. A. & Ismail, A. K. (2017). The roles of parents in their children’s physics problem-solving ability. Advanced Science Letters, 23(8), 7517-7520.
  11. Jumari, N. F., Mohd-Yusof, K. & Phang, F. A. (2017). How Do first Year Malaysian Chemical Engineering Students Approach Learning? Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, 1009-1014.
  12. Wong, W. Y., Phang, F. A., Ho, C. S. & Aerma Nurazalina Musa (2017). Sustainable and Low Carbon Practices at Schools in Iskandar Malaysia. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, 313-318.
  13. Azmi, N. A., Mohd-Yusof, K. & Phang, F. A. (2017). How to Motivate Chemical Engineering Undergraduates to Learn Programming? Chemical Engineering Transactions, 56, 1303-1308.
  14. Wong, W. Y. & Phang, F. A. (2017). Implementation of lesson study among physics teachers: A preliminary study. Man in India, 97(13), 265-274.
  15. Khamis, N. & Phang, F. A. (2017). Scientific epistemology in learning physics through practical work. Man in India, 97(13), 297-306.
  16. Rahman, N. F. A. & Phang, F. A. (2017). Teacher’s talk in physics classroom. Man in India, 97(13), 159-170.
  17. Kaus, M. A., Phang, F.A., Ali, M. B., Samah, N. A. & Ismail, A. K. (2017). Problem solving and social supports: The roles of parents. Man in India, 97(12), 279-287.
  18. Phang, F. A. et al. (2016). Low carbon awareness among primary school students through Iskandar Malaysia Ecolife Challenge Competition. Man in India, 96(1), 387-395.
  19. Zakaria, M. F. B. & Phang, F. A. (2016). The effectiveness of inculcating education for sustainable development (ESD) in physics learning module. Man in India, 96(1), 325-335.
  20. Shahari, S. & Phang, F. A. (2016). Patterns of dialogic teaching for physics excellent teachers. Man in India, 96(1), 589-598.
  21. Rahman, N. F. A. & Phang, F. A. (2016). Comparing teachers' scientific epistemological stances and development. Man in India, 96(1), 501-512.
  22. Kaewyong, P., Sukprasert, A., Salim, N. & Phang, F. A. (2015). A Correlation Analysis Between Sentimental Comment and Numerical Response in Students’ Feedback. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 10(23), 18054-18060.
  23. Yong, X. H. & Phang, F. A. (2015). Science and Arts Streams Students’ Scientific Epistemological Beliefs. International Education Studies, 8(13), 88-92.
  24. Chan, K. S., Pusppanathan, J., Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Goh, C. L., Susiapan, Y. S., Phang, F. A., Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman (2015). Hardware Development of Electrical Capacitance Tomography (ECT) System with Capacitance Sensor for Liquid Measurements. Jurnal Teknologi, 73(6), 13-22.
  25. Chan, K. S., Pusppanathan, J., Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Susiapan, Y. S., Phang, F. A., Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Zubaidah Awang, Anita Ahmad, Herman Abdul Wahid, Elmy Johana Mohamad, Suzanna Ridzuan Aw (2015). Mobile Electrical Capacitance Tomography (ECT) Development for Liquid-Gas Flow Measurement. Jurnal Teknologi, 73(3), 29-33.
  26. Pusppanathan, J., Mahdi Faramarzi, Fazlul Rahman Yunus, Nor Muzakkir Nor Ayob, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Phang, F. A., Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Anita Ahmada, Leow, P. L., Khairul Hamimah Abas (2014). Image fusion using fuzzy logic pixel fusion for dual modality tomography system. Jurnal Teknologi, 70(3), 41-44.
  27. Pusppanathan, J., Mahdi Faramarzi, Fazlul Rahman Yunus, Nor Muzakkir Nor Ayob, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Phang, F. A., Usman Ullah Sheikh, Leow, P. L., Khairul Hamimah Abas, Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Shafishuaza Sahlan (2014). Edge Detection Algorithm for Enhancement of Linear Back Projection Tomographic Images. Jurnal Teknologi, 69(8), 31-34.
  28. Lilia Ellany Mohtar & Phang, F. A. (2013). Comparison Between Characteristics of Creativity in Physics Practical Work and Physics Innovative Project Among Pre-service Physics Teacher. Jurnal Teknologi, 63(2), 85-89.
  29. Lee, Y. Y., Choong, W. W., Abdul Hakim Mohammed & Phang, F. A. (2013). Preferred Communication Channels to Foster Energy Conservation Behaviour among Public Office Building Users: A Study in Kota Iskandar. Jurnal Teknologi, 64(1), 77-84.
  30. Pusppanathan, M. J., Nor Ayob, N. M., Yunus, F. R., Sahlan, S., Abas, K. H., Abdul Rahim, H., Abdul Rahim, R., Phang, F. A. (2013). Study on Single Plane Ultrasonic and Electrical Capacitance Sensor for Process Tomography System. Sensors & Transducers Journal, 150(3), 40-45.
  31. Pusppanathan, M. J., Yunus, F. R., Nor Ayob, N. M., Abdul Rahim, R., Phang, F. A., Abdul Rahim, H., Leow, P. L., Abas, K. H. (2013). A Novel Electrical Capacitance Sensor Design For Dual Modality Tomography Multiphase Measurement. Jurnal Teknologi, 64(5), 45-47.
  32. Pusppanathan, M. J., Nor Ayob, N. M., Yunus, F. R., Abas, K. H., Abdul Rahim, H., Leow, P. L., Abdul Rahim, R., Phang, F. A., Fazalul Rahiman, M. H., Zakaria, Z. (2013). Ultrasonic Tomography Imaging for Liquid-Gas Flow Measurement. Sensors & Transducers Journal, 148(1), 33-39.
  33. Phang, F. A. (2010). “Patterns of Physics Problem-solving and Metacognition among Secondary School Students: A Comparative Study between the UK and Malaysian Cases”. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 5(8), 309-324.


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