SASSP 2023

Symposium on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing


IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Malaysia Chapter, in collaboration with the Digital Signal and Image Processing (DSIP) Research Group and IEEE UTM Student Branch, will be hosting the 11th Symposium on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (SASSP 2023), on 30 May 2023 at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru.


This FREE event, open to all IEEE members and non-members, are organized:

1. Knowledge Sharing

To bring the university and industry community together to share and discuss the latest trends in acoustic, speech and 1D signal processing, analysis and real-time implementation.

2. Networking

As a forum for professional networking and advancement.

Keynote Speakers

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Assoc. Prof. Dr Ibrahima Faye

Brain Signal Analysis for understanding Students’ Interest in Classroom


Dr Ahmad Zuri Sha'ameri

Analysis of GPS derived seismic signals and its application in earthquake epicenter estimation


Dr Jo Lynn Tan,
Rohde & Schwarz

Drone Threats and Counter-Drone Technologies


Dr Nordin Ramli

IEEE Malaysia Chair


Dr Nordin Ramli

IEEE Malaysia Chair


Dr Nordin Ramli

IEEE Malaysia Chair

Invited Presentation Schedule Updated!


Title and Presenter

14:00 – 14:15

Prototype of IoT-Based Radio Community


Firkhan Ali Bin Hamid Ali, M. Syazree Abd. Rahman

(Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia)


14:15 – 14:30

The Development of an IoT-Enabled Disinfectant Gate to Measure the Reproductive Efficiency of Coronavirus COVID-19 in Malaysia


Ghulam E Mustafa Abro, Nirbhay Mathur, Saiful Azrin B M Zulkifli, Vijanth S. Asirvadam

(Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS)


14:30 – 14:45

A Machine Learning Approach to Differentiate Seismic Signals of Animal and Human Footsteps


Hannan N. Riaz, Shahzad Ahmad Qureshi, Humaira Nisar

(Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman)


14:45 – 15:00

Muscular Artifacts Cancellation in EEG Signals Using Wiener Filter


Taha Mahmoud Al-Naimi, Ahmad Zuri Sha’ameri, Norlaili Mat Safri

(Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)


15:00 – 15:15

Framework for Automatic Capnogram-based Asthma Detection using Signal Processing Techniques


Zaid Omar, Ismail M. El-Badawy

(Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)



Title and Presenter

15:15 – 15:30

Optimal Microgrids: Signal processing and Machine Learning Applications


Muhammad Paend Bakht, Mohd Norzali Haji Mohd, Nuzhat Khan

(Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia)



15:30 – 15:45

Oil Palm Yield Prediction Using Remote Sensing and Machine Learning Applications


Nuzhat Khan, Mohamad Anuar Kamaruddin, Usman Ullah Sheikh, Muhammad Paend Bakht

(Universiti Sains Malaysia)


15:45 – 16:00

Differentiating Capnogram Signals for Respiratory Conditions Using Entropy Measures


Mushikiwabeza Alexie, M.B Malarvili

(Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)


16:00 – 16:15

Energy Efficient Fast Fourier Transform on FPGA using High-level Synthesis


Ab Al-Hadi Ab Rahman

(Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)


16:15 – 16:30

Modelling of Engine Firing Noise of a Marine Vessel


Najamuddin, Ahmad Zuri Sha’ameri, Usman Ullah Sheikh

(Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)


16:30 – 16:45

Fowl Play: Identifying Birds by Bioacoustics and Deep Learning


Muhammad Muním Ahmad Zabidi, Mohd Yamani Idna Idris, Rohana Mahmud

(Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)



SASSP 2023 will take place at:


Demo Room 1, P16 Building,

Off Jalan Kolam Air (next to Wireless Comm. Centre)
Faculty of Electrical Engineering,

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,

81310 UTM Johor Bahru


Day 1: Tuesday 30 May 2023
Venue: Demo Room 1, P16 Building, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, UTM Johor Bahru

0830 – 0900 : Registration
0900 – 0910 : Opening Remarks by SASSP 2023 Chair
0910 – 0920 : Welcome Speech by Chair of IEEE SPS Malaysia
0920 – 1000 : Keynote Speech #1
1000 – 1020 : Tea break
1020 – 1100 : Keynote Speech #2
1100 – 1120 : IEEE & SPS and Membership Drive
1120 – 1200 : Keynote Speech #3
1200 – 1230 : Senior Membership Elevation Drive
1230 – 1400 : Networking lunch
1400 – 1700 : Invited Presentations
1700 – 1730 : Closing Remarks & End of Symposium

Day 2: Wednesday 31 May 2023
Educational Tour to Singapore 

0930 – 1100 : Depart from JB checkpoint and travel to Singapore
1100 – 1300 : Courtesy visit to IEEE SPS Singapore and NUS/NTU
1300 – 1430 : Lunch and prayers at Sultan Mosque
1430 – 1630 : Visit to Science Centre
1630 – 1830 : Visit to National Museum
1830 – 2000 : Visit to Gardens by the Bay
2000 – 2100 : Dinner
2100 – 2200 : Return to JB

Abstract Submission & Registration

Prospective presenters are invited to submit their work for presentation at SASSP 2023. Research areas include but are not limited to:

  • Audio & Acoustic Signal Processing
  • Speech and Language Processing
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Compressive Sensing, Sparse Modeling
  • Machine Learning for Signal Processing
  • Industrial Signal Processing
  • Information Forensics & Security
  • Remote Sensing & Signal Processing
  • Signal Processing for Big Data, Education, or Robotics

This event is FREE. Please complete the following form for Registration and Abstract Submission:

If you do not wish to present, you may still attend as an Audience member.

Abstract template can be downloaded from here:

Presenters at SASSP 2023 will receive a Certificate of Appreciation as an Invited Speaker.

All accepted extended abstracts will be accessible on SASSP website after the symposium.


The Call for Extended Abstracts (CFEA) poster can be downloaded from here:

For enquiries and more information, please email or contact Dr Zaid at 012-7001508.

Singapore EduTour



We will have a 1-day Educational Tour to Singapore on the second day (Wednesday 31 May 2023). Among the activities proposed are a courtesy meeting with IEEE SPS Singapore, visit to IEEE R10 offices, and sightseeing.

Travelling will be by chartered minibus.

The tour is FREE to IEEE SPS members. For non-members, a small fee will be charged. Places are limited to 20 people only!

If you are interested in joining the trip, please proceed to register and keep a look out for further updates.

Please ensure that you fulfill the visa/entry requirements to Singapore:

Before travelling, please fill in the SG Arrival Card online: 

Organizing Committee

Chair: Zaid Omar (UTM)
Publication: Shahidatul Saadiah Abdul Manan (UTM)


Secretariat & Publicity: Usman Ullah Sheikh (UTM)


Technical and Program: Hezerul Abdul Karim (MMU)


Finance: Haidawati Mohamad Nasir (UniKL)


Technical Advisory Committee:-
Norliza Mohd Noor (UTM)
Syed Abdul Rahman Syed Abu Bakar (UTM)
Logeswaran N Rajasvaran (APU)
M Faizal Ahmad Fauzi (MMU)
Mohd Norzali Hj Mohd (UTHM)


Local Arrangments & Logistics:-
Muhammad Amir As’ari (UTM)

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