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IEEE R10 Director-Elect Candidate 2021-2022
(Nominated by IEEE Region 10)

Professor Ts. Dr.

Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics, and
Head of Electrophysiology Research Group
Health and Wellness Research Alliance
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Kuala Lumpur Campus, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Norliza Mohd (abbreviated for Mohamed) Noor is Professor in Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Kuala Lumpur Campus.  She received her B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and Master (by research) and PhD both in Electrical Engineering from UTM.  Her research is in machine learning and image analysis for medical and industry applications. Her current work concentrates on medical image analysis for lung diseases, calcification detection using IVUS images and handwriting recognition. She published many papers in journals and in indexed conference proceedings, and authored one academic book and three book chapters. 


IEEE Accomplishments and Activities




  • IEEE Educational Activity Board (EAB) – Certificate Program Committee: 2019-2020
  • IEEE Humanitarian Activity Committee (HAC) – Event Committee: 2020
  • IEEE WIE Virtual Senior Member Review Panel: 2019-2020
  • IEEE Educational Activity Board (EAB) – Student Educational Resources Committee (SERC): 2017
  • IEEE Members Benefit Portfolio Activity Committee (MBPAC): 2017
  • IEEE MGA GUOS Committee – Technical Chapter Representative: 2015-2016


  • IEEE R10 Individual Benefits & Services Coordinator: 2015-2016




  • Chair: 2013-2014;
  • Secretary:1998-2001;
  • Treasurer:2002;
  • Past Chair, Awards & Recognition: 2015-2016.



  • General Chair, 2023 International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2023),
  • IEEE SPS Flagship conference, General Chair, 
  • 2017 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON2017),
  • General Co-Chair, 2014 IEEE Region 10 Symposium (IEEE TENSYMP 2014)

IEEE Accomplishments


Founding Chair for IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Malaysia Chapter and achieved membership growth. Created the Image Processing, Image Analysis and Real time Imaging (IPIARTI) Symposium which is a free event to SPS member. IPIARTI has been organised yearly since 2010 till present with an average of 100 participants (mainly student members). Led and won the bid for ICIP2023 so that it will be hosted by SPS Malaysia Section in Kuala Lumpur. One of the committee members when EMBS Malaysia Chapter was founded.


Member/Volunteers for more than 35 years in the Malaysia Section serving almost all Section positions including Chair in 2013-2014. Highest membership growth in 2013-2014, created the IEEE National Final Year Project Competition for undergraduate student in 2013 and has since been organised yearly with an average 250 participants. Recipient of 2004 Best Volunteer Award.


IBS Coordinator by encouraging Sections to create new members benefit for members in their sections.

Mission Statement:

  • Increase the sense of belonging to IEEE by broadening activities and engaging members
  • Bring value to IEEE membership – empower the region and sections to create extra value
  • Increase volunteering opportunities for members
  • Increase awareness towards IEEE humanitarian activities

Position Statement:

  • If I am elected as the R10 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, my emphasis will be on membership engagement, growth, and value addition.
  • I will increase member engagement by developing and managing R10 activities that will bring greater impact to IEEE members. These activities are important factor in membership growth.
  • I will increase the number of industry initiatives activities that will be organized in geographically distributed sections so that many members are able to participate with minimum travelling cost.


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