# Ang Miin Huey

B.A.(Education), M.Sc. USM, Ph.D. NUS
Coding Theory, Cryptography, Algebra. Room no: 036, Ext: 3641 miinhuey@usm.my |

## Details

Full Name

Dr. Ang Miin Huey

**EDUCATION**

Bachelor: B.A (First class honour) with education major in Mathematics and Commerce, School of

Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia (1993–1997).

Master: MSc. By Reserach in Mathematics, School Of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains

Malaysia (1998–2000).

Doctor of Philosophy: Ph.D. in Mathematics, National University of Singapore, Singpore (2000–2003).

**OCCUPATION**

Associate Professor at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

**PROFESSION**

2003 – 2008 Lecturer at Universiti Sains Malaysia

2008 ‐ 2015 Senior Lecturer at Universiti Sains Malaysia

2015 – Present Associate Professor at Universiti Sains Malaysia

**RESEARCH INTEREST**

Most of my current research work are in Algebraic Error Correcting Codes and Algebraic Design

Theory. In particular, I am interested on problems in the theory of group ring codes, different sets

and wighting matrices. I also interested on problems in algebraic cryptography theory and Creative

way to train High Order Thinking Skill in Mathematics Teaching.

**TEACHING EXPERIENCES**

I have the experience of being a tutor at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains

Malaysia (USM) while pursuing the Master degree. The courses that I tutored were Linear Algebra

and Modern Algebra. During the study at the National University of Singapore (NUS), I am the tutor

head for the laboratory session for linear algebra course. Now in USM, I teach undergraduate courses

such as Mathematics Foundation, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Further Linear Algebra, Modern Algebra,

Coding Theory and Ring and Fields Theory.

**ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES**

Year 1 Programme advisor for academic years 2004/2005 to 2006/2007, 2011/2012 to 2015/2016

Setting up the new course Mathematical Foundation in 2012.

Setting up the new course Rings and Fields in 2012.

Chairman of the evaluation of the three years bachelor program of mathematics in 2012.

Mentor of undergraduate students for School of Mathematical Sciences for academic years

2004/2005, 2005/2006 and 2007/2008

Colloquim committee member of School of Mathematical Sciences from 2004 to 2009

Invited Exco committee member of School of Mathematical Sciences for academic year from 2012 till

2016

Acting Programme Chairperson of promramme mathematics of School of Mathematical Sciences

from Jun 2012 to Feb 2013.

Council member of School of Mathematical Sciences since 2004 till now

Academic advisor to undergraduate students of School of Mathematical Sciences since academic

years 2004/2005 till now

Postgraduate study committee member of School of Mathematical Sciences from academic year

2010/2011 till now

Lecturing committee member of School of Mathematical Sciences from academic year 2011/2012 till

now

Lecturer‐ students committee member of School of Mathematical Sciences from academic year

2011/2012 till now

**CONSULTANCY**

Curriculum Consultant of Talented Primary Mathematics in SRJK(C) Perempuan China from 2010 to

2012

Consultant for the Penang state Mathematics Quiz organised by Mathematical Sciences Students

Society, from 2012 till now

Consultant for the Penang state Mathematics Camp for Primary School organised by Mathematical

Sciences Students Society, from 2013 till now

**STUDENTS SUPERVISION (Main Supervisor)**

*a) PhD Students :*

Dennis Wong Chee Keong (Graduated 2014)

Title: Nonexistence of Building Sets in Finite Abelian Groups.

*b) Master Students : Research Mode*

Tee Chee Ching, (Graduated 2008)

Title: Some Optimal Codes and Their Decoding Algorithms

Tan Yean Nee, (Graduated 2012)

Title: Some Explicit Bases of Riemann‐Roch Spaces for Algebraic Geometry Codes

Tan Zi Shyuan, (Graduated 2016)

Title: Cyclic And Dihedral Group Ring Codes

*c) Mixed Mode :*

Thien Lei Mee (Graduated 2007)

Title : Affine Geometry

Lee Wi Hiem (Graduated 2007),

Title : Linear Transformation: The Origin of Matrices Theory.

*d) Undergraduate students: Minor Project*

Anderson Yeo Siang Jing, 2008, Title: Mathematics and RSA Cryptosystem

Tan Yean Nee, 2009, Title: Quadratic Residue Codes

Lim Peng Ghee, 2011, Title: Latin Square codes

Por Seng Pin, 2012, Title: Function Based Error Correcting codes: Reed‐ Muller Code

Tan Zi Shyuan, 2012, Title: Group Ring Construction of G_23 and G_24

Yeong Yee Yon, 2013, Title: Balanced Incomplete Block Design And Codes

Kee Yee Hwan, 2013, Title: An Alternate Method to Construct G24

Saw Veekeong A/l Saw Hin, 2013, Title: Some Counting Principles in Combinatorics

Tan Ngiap Hsiang, 2014, Title: Error Correcting Codes for Symbol Pair Read Channel

Syed Mohamad Sadiq Bin Syed Musa, 2014, Title: Reed Solomon Codes

Ong Kai Lin, 2015, Title: Zero‐divisor Codes and Idempotents

Lim Ming Chyang, 2015, Title: Finite Field Extensions

**RESEARCH GRANTS**

*National*

(i) Project Head

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) by Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education

Title : Difference Sets and Codes, RM 65 200, (15/10/2007‐14/10/2009).

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) by Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education

Title: Combinatorial Designs and Codes, RM47,000.00, (1/5/2011‐31/10/2013).

Co‐Researcher: Denis Wong Chee Keong (TAR University) and PM Dr Sriwulan Adji (School of

Mathematical Sciences Universiti Sains Malaysia)

Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS) by Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education

Title: Exploring Problem Solving Activities in Promoting Creative Mathematics Teaching and Learning

Culture among Malaysian Primary Mathematics Teachers and Pupils, RM50,000.00, (15/8/2011‐

14/8/2013)

Co‐Researcher: PM Dr. Lim Chap Sam (School of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia)

(ii) Co‐researcher

Scientific Advancement Grant Allocation (SAGA) by Malaysia Sciences Academic

Title: Semigroup Crossed Product ‐ RM 106 350 (2005‐2007) (PI: Dr Sriwulan Adji)

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) by Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education

Title: Ramsey Orderly Algebras—a Route to an Ultimate Characterization of Ramsey Algebras,

RM69,000.00, (1/12/2014‐30/11/2016). (PI: Teh Wen Chean)

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) by Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education

Title: Code‐ and Lattice‐based signature scheme over extra special p‐group, RM 58,200, (15/8/2017 –

14/8/2019 (PI: Denis Wong Chee Keong)

*University*

(i) Project Manager

Short Term Research by Universiti Sains Malaysia

Title : Optimise Codes ‐ RM17,478, 2005‐2008.

Short Term Research by Universiti Sains Malaysia

Title : Words, Parikh Matrices and Their Applications – RM 39,986, 2008‐2009

Co‐Researcher: Prof. K.G. Subramanian (School of Mathematical Sciences Universiti Sains Malaysia)

Incentive Grant Scheme by Universiti Sains Malaysia,

Title: Algebraic Geometric codes, RM 5000, (23/4/2010 ‐ 22/4/2011)

Research Universities Grant by Universiti Sains Malaysia

Title: Extraction of Algebraic Properties of Binary Group Ring Codes Using Their Generators, RM

100,000.00, (31/12/2014‐31/12/2016)

Research Universities Grant by Universiti Sains Malaysia

Title: Extraction of Algebraic Properties of Error Correcting Codes Using Group Rings and

Idempotents, RM 80,000.00, (31/12/2017‐31/12/2019)

(ii) Co‐researcher

Short Term Research Grant Scheme by Universiti Sains Malaysia

Title : On Parikh Matrices and the Injectivity Problem – RM 35,220, (15/8/2014‐14/8/2016) (PI: Teh

Wen Chean)

Research Universities Grant by Universiti Sains Malaysia

Title: Fast Endomorphism For Point Multiplication On Elliptic Curves , RM100,000.00, )01/03/2016‐

28/02/2019) (PI: Hailiza Binti Kamarulhaili @ Harun,)

UTARRF by Universiti Tungku Abdul Rahman

Title: Constructions of Secret Sharing Scheme with nice access structures vis group algebra codes,

RM 30,000, (1/8/2015 – 31/7/2017) (PI: Denis Wong Chee Keong)

UTARRF by Universiti Tungku Abdul Rahman

Title: Construction of Group Algebra Codes, RM 800, February 2013 – January 2014. (PI: Denis Wong

Chee Keong)

**INVITED SPEAKER**

Invited speaker of Algebra (Moufang Loops) workshop by PERSAMA (Malaysian Mathematical

Sciences Society), Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2007. Title – Group Weighing Matrices

Guest Speaker, Mathematics Olympiad preparation camp, Science and Math Society of SMJK Chong

Hwa Confucian, 2012. Title – The Spirits of Mathematics Olympiad

**PUBLICATIONS**

Denis C.K. Wong and M.H. Ang, (2017). An Exponent Bound for Abelian Group that Admit a Covering

Extended Building Set, Ars Combinatoria, accepted. (ISI)

K.L. Ong and M.H. Ang (2017), Full Identification Of Idempotents In Binary Abelian Group Rings,

accepted by Journal of the Indonesian Mathematical Society. (SCOPUS)

Denis C.K. Wong and M.H. Ang, (2016). Results on Building Sets, Extended Building Sets and Double

Building Sets, Far East J. Math. Sc., accepted. (SCOPUS)

G. Y. Tan, K. P. Ng and M. H. Ang, (2015). Using Watershed Transform for Vision‐based Two‐Hand

Occlusion in an Interactive AR Environment, Information Technology in Industry, Vol 3, no. 1 pp 23‐

27. (Web of Science)

Z. S. Tan, M.H. Ang and W. C. Teh, (2015), Group Ring Codes over a Dihedral Group, Malaysian

Journal Of Mathematical Sciences 9(S), pp. 37‐52. (SCOPUS)

Denis C.K. Wong and M.H. Ang (2013) A family of MDS abelian group Codes, Far East Journal of

Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 78, No 1, pp 19‐27. (Math SciNet)

Denis C.K. Wong and M.H. Ang (2013) Group algebra codes defined over extra special $p$‐group of

order $p^{2r+1}$, JP Journal of Algebra, Number Theory and Applications, 30, No. 1, pp 47‐60. (Math

SciNet)

Denis C.K. Wong and M.H. Ang (2013) Group Codes Define Over Dihedral Groups of Small Order,

Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences 7(S), pp 101‐116. (SCOPUS)

Denis C.K. Wong, M.H. Ang and Yahya Abu Hassan,( 2010), The study of building sets through product

and lifted constructions, Far East Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Vol 46, No. 2, pp 193‐206. (Math

SciNet)

K. G. Subramanian, M.H. Ang and Atulya K. Nagar, (2009), On Parikh Matrices, International Journal

of Foundations of Computer Science, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp 211‐219. (ISI, impact factor 0.512 on 2009)

V. Masilamani, Kamala Krithivasan, K.G. Subramanian and M.H. Ang, (2008), Efficient algorithms for

reconstruction of 2D‐arrays from extended Parikh images, International Symposium on Visual

Computing 2008, Part II, Lecture Notes of Computer Sciences 5359,1137‐1146. (SCOPUS)

M.H. Ang, K. T.Arasu, S.L.Ma and Y.Strassler, (2008), Study of proper circulant weighing matrices with

weight 9, Discrete Mathematics, Volume 308, Issue 13, Pages 2802–2809. (ISI, impact factor 0.347 on

2008)

M.H. Ang and S. L.Ma, (2005), Symmetric weighing matrices constructed using group matrices,

Design, Codes and Cryptography, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp 195‐210 (ISI, impact factor 0.661 on 2005)

G. A. How and M.H. Ang, (1998), The check positions of Hamming codes and the construction of a

2EC‐AUED Codes, Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Society 21, page 63‐78. (Math SciNet)

**BOOK AUTHORED**

Linear Algebra, Volume 1, Penerbit USM, 2012. 386pp (ISBN 978‐983‐861‐539‐6)

**VISITING ACADEMIC**

December 2008: School of Physical And mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University,

funded by Nanyang Technological University Fund.

**EDITORIAL BOARD**

Editor, Bulletin of The Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society – 2004 ‐ 2007 MathSciNet database)

Editor, Bulletin of The Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society – ISI (2008 – now)

**PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP**

Member (Lifetime) of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society (PERSAMA).

Malaysian Society for Cryptology Research –2013

Local Organizing Committee Member (SECRETARIAT) for the 2nd National Conference on Graphing

Calculators (NCGC) 2004.

Local Organizing Committee Member (SECRETARIAT) for the 2nd IMTGT Regional Conference on

Mathematics, Statistics and Applications, 2006

Local Organizing Committee Member (SECRETARIAT) for the 4th East Asia Regional Conference On

Mahematics Education (EARCOME) 2007 ‐ Assistant Treasurer

Local Organizing Committee Member (SECRETARIAT) for the Asian Mathematical Conference (AMC) 2009

Local Organizing Committee Member (SECRETARIAT) for the 4th National Conference on Graphing

Calculators (NCGC) 2011

Local Organizing Committee Member (SECRETARIAT) for the 3rd International Conference on Cryptology

and Computer Security 2012 (CRYPTOGRAPHY 2012) – Treasurer

Local Organizing Committee Member (SECRETARIAT) for the 21st National symposium on Mathematical

Sciences (sksm 2013)

**AWARDS**

Datuk Balwant Singh Gold Medal Award by Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia (1997).

Special Master Scholarships Scheme from The Malaysian Ministry of Sciences, Technology and

Environment, Malaysia,(1997‐1999),

Ph.D. Scholarships from Universiti Sains Malaysia (2000 – 2003) under the Assistant Staff Training

Scheme (ASTS).

One reserach paper was awarded the Hadiah Sanggar Sanjung (Merit Award) in the Category of

Journal Publication by Universiti Sains Malaysia 2007

One research papers was awarded the Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung (Merit Award) in the Category of

Journal Publication by Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2008

Outstanding Teaching Award for teaching Advance Linear Algebra for year 2007 and from 2010 to

2013 by The School of mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

Outstanding Teaching Award for teaching Coding Theory from 2007 to 2015 by The School of

mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

Outstanding Teaching Award for teaching Mathematical Foundations from 2014 to 2015 by The

School of mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

Outstanding Teaching Award for teaching Modern Algebra for year 2008 and 2017 by School of

mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

Recognition Award for the Editor of Bulletin Persatuan Sains Matematik Malaysia, (2013) by The

Malaysian Mathematics Society (Persama), Malaysia

Appreciation Certificate for Sevice to the Community (Sijil Penghargaan Libatsama Komuniti) (2013)

by the Division of Industrial & Community Network, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

USM Excellent Service Award, (2014) by the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

**COMMUNITY SERVICES**

Chairperson for a session in the Ecological and Environmental Modeling (Ecomod) in Gurney Hotel,

Penang, September 15‐16, 2004.

Chairperson for a session in the 2nd IMTGT Regional Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and

Applications ) in Gurney Hotel, Penang, June 13‐15, 2006.

Chairperson for a session in the for 3rd IMTGT Regional Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and

Applications ) in Gurney Hotel, Penang, December 5‐6, 2007.

Chairperson for a plenary session in the for for AMC 2009 (Asian Mathematics Conference) in Putra

World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 25 June 2009.