Friday, February 10, 2012

RA Wanted: Urban Traffic Monitoring Project

Research Assistant
Number of Vacancies: 1 or 2
Available at
Faculty of Engineering & Science (FES),
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
KL Campus, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur

Project Title

Computer vision algorithm and software development for the application of urban traffic monitoring.

Project Leader

Associate Professor Dr. Tay Yong Haur (,
Department of Internet Engineering and Computer Science,
Faculty of Engineering and Science (FES), UTAR KL Campus.


To involve in the software development and continuous algorithm improvement of a computer vision-based software product for urban traffic monitoring.

Scope of Work

  • To evaluate the performance of the existing algorithm;
  • To recommend improvement on the existing algorithm;
  • To develop and evaluate an improved computer vision algorithm;
  • To integrate the improved algorithm into the software package;
  • To perform software development to enhance the overall software package
  • To work closely with research engineers from the industry.

Job Description

  • Remuneration of RM2000-2500 per month for 12 months.
  • The RA must help the project leader in all works associated with the research.
  • The RA must work closely with the sponsored industry partner to complete the research project.
  • The RA may register for Master Degree by research program (M. EngSc or M. CompSc) with UTAR.


  • Passionate in computer programming, especially in C/C++/C#/Python
  • Strong interest and/or has working experience in image processing / pattern recognition project / GPU
  • Good English written and verbal communication
  • Good analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, requires minimal supervision, resourceful and willing to learn.
  • Available to start working preferably on March 2012.
If you are interested in the RA position advertised above, please email your CV directly to Dr. Tay Yong Haur ( as soon as possible. Feel free to write to Dr Tay for any further enquiry of the project.
Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview.

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