Prof. Madya Dr Noraida Abd.Ghani

Noraida 2   

Prof. Madya Dr. Noraida Abd.Ghani
Phone    : 04-6533630
Fax        : 04-6576000
Email     : noraida@usm.my
EMS Location Problem, ED Resource Capacity & Planning, State Dependent Queuing Network in an Evacuation, e-Learning & Distance Learning
 

Profile

Academic Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Science (Operations Research) 2003, The George Washington University, USA
  • Master of Science (Statistics) 1988, San Diego State University, USA
  • B.A. (Magna-Cum-Laude) (Mathematics/Statistics) 1983, California State University, USA

Research

Key Research Area:

  • EMS Location Problem
  • ED Resource Capacity & Planning
  • State Dependent Queuing Network in an Evacuation
  • e-Learning & Distance Learning

Publication

Selected Journal Articles:

  1. Khalidur Rahman, Noraida Abdul Ghani, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa & Md Ahmed Kabir Chowdhury (2015). An M/M/c/K State-Dependent Model for Pedestrian Flow Control and Design of Facilities. PlosOne. Vol.10(7) : e0133229.
  2. Norazura Ahmad, Noraida Abdul Ghani, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil & Razman Mat Tahar (2015). Modelling the Complexity of Emergency Department Operations Using Hybrid Simulation. Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling.Vol 10(4), pp 360-371, 2015.
  3. Ruzelan Khalid, Mohd Kamal Nawawi, Luthful A. Kawsar, Noraida A. Ghani, Anton A. Kamil & Adli Mustafa (2015). The Evaluation of Pedestrians' Behavior using M/G/C/C Analytical, weighted Distance and Real Distance Simulation Models. Discrete Event Dynamic Systems. 1-35. doi: 10.1007/s10626-015-0215-0
  4. Ghani, N. A., Khalid, R., M. Nawawi, M. K., Kawsar, L. A., Kamil, A. A., & Mustafa, A. (2014). Comparison of Discrete Simulation Models’ Results in Evaluating the Performances of M/G/C/C Networks. The Online Journal of Science and Technology 4 (4)
  5. Luthful Alahi Kawsar, Noraida Abdul Ghani, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil & Adli Mustafa (2014). Empirical Relationship among Pedestrian Flow Characteristics in an Indoor Facility. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology. Vol. 8(8), pp 952-963.
  6. Ruzelan Khalid, Mohd Kamal M. Nawawi, Luthful A. Kawsar, Noraida A. Ghani, Anton A. Kamil & Adli Mustafa (2013). A Discrete Event Simulation Model for Evaluating the Performances of an M/G/C/C State Dependent Queuing System. PLoS ONE 8(4): e58402.
  7. Khalidur Rahman, Noraida Abdul Ghani, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa & Md. Ahmed Kabir Chowdhury (2013). Modelling Travel Time and the Design of Pedestrian Facilities: A Queuing Approach. PLoS ONE 8(4):e58402.
  8. Kawsar, L. A., Ghani, N. A., Kamil, A. A., & Mustafa, A. (2013). Pedestrian Performance Measures of an M/G/C/C State Dependent Queuing Network in Emergency. Journal of Applied Sciences. E-ISSN:1812-5662, ISSN: 1812-5654/DOI:10.3923/jas.2013
  9. Ahmad, N., Ghani, N., Kamil, A. A., & Mat Tahar, R. (2013). Modeling Emergency Department Using A Hybrid Simulation Approach. Chapter in IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies:Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 229, pp 701-711.
  10. Ahmad, N., Ghani, N., Kamil, A. A., Mat Tahar, R., & Teo, A. H. (2012). Evaluating Emergency Department Resource Capacity Using Simulation. Modern Applied Sciences, vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 9-19. ISSN: 1913-1884 E-ISSN:1913-1852

Teaching

  • JIM 104 Introduction to Statistics
  • JIM 316 Introduction to Operations Research
  • JIM 420 Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • JIM 201 Linear Algebra JIM 212 Statistical Methods
  • JIM 312 Probability Theory
  • GTX 102 Mathematics Radiation Science 1
  • JAM 241 Differential Equations/Vector Space
  • JAM 001 Mathematics I
  • JAM 002 Mathematics II

Supervision

PhD:

  1. Luthful Alahi Kawsar (2015). Optimization Based Controlled Evacuation System Using Generalized Pedestrian Speed-Density Relationship. Main Supervisor.
  2. Norazura Ahmad (2014). A Hybrid Simulation Approach for Emergency Department Capacity Planning. Main Supervisor.
  3. Khalidur Rahman (2014). Modeling Pedestrian Movement and Design of Facilities. Main Supervisor.
  4. Huda Zaki Naji (under supervision). Dynamic Redeployment Management for Emergency Medical Systems with Two Types of Servers. Main Supervisor.
  5. Nurulhuda Ramli (under supervision). A Fuzzy Bayesian Network Approach to Quantify the Human Behavior during an Evacuation. Main Supervisor.
  6. Irdayu Ibrahim (under supervision). Optimizing the performance of Emergency Department: Integration of Simulation and Cross-Efficiencies Ranking Techniques. Main Supervisor.

Master:

  1. Ismaizni Ahmad (2015). A Model in Predicting Average Ambulance Traveling Time. Main Supervisor.
  2. Thilagam a/p Arumuganathan (2011). Modelling and Forecasting Population of Malaysia Using Time Series Analysis. Main Supervisor.
  3. Nooradelena Mohd Ruslim (2006). An Application of the p-Median Problem Under Uncertainty in Demand in Emergency Medical Services. Main Supervisor.
  4. Farah Mohamad Zain (2010). The Effect of Different Type of Feedbacks by Pedagogical Agent in Learning Management System (LMS) on the Performance of Students with Fifferent Locus of control. Co-Supervisor.
  5. Yon Rafizah Hanim Samsudin (under supervision). Development and Assessment of Adaptive E-Learning System Based on Barsch Learning Style.

Recognition

  1. Life Member, Mathematical Society of Malaysia
  2. Life Member, Management Science Operations Research Society of Malaysia
  3. Council Member, Management Science Operations Research Society of Malaysia (2015-2017)
  4. Member, INFORMS (2013-2015)
  5. Visiting Professor, Department Engineering, Erciyes University Turkey, 17-21 June 2013
  6. Visiting Professor, Japan College of Social Work, Tokyo, 2008-2009, Japan.
  7. Editorial Board Member, Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 2007, 2010-2012.
  8. Editorial Board Member, Bulletin of Distance Education Action and Research (DEAR) Group, 2006-2008.
  9. Advisor to Executive Director (SEA), The World Bank (2001-2002)