Norhashidah Awang
Profile
Overview: Norhashidah Awang is a senior lecturer at School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). She obtained her B.Sc in Mathematics from USM and her M.Sc in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the National University of Singapore, where she majored in Operations Research. She received her Ph.D from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2005. Her research interests revolve around statistical modelling with particular focus are on time series analysis, spatial analysis on regular grid data and spatiotemporal modeling of environmental data.
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Teaching and Supervision
Teaching
Supervision 
Level  Name  Title 
Doctorate 

Markovian Transition Probabilities: Estimation and Test Procedures Bayesian Hierarchical Spatiotemporal Modelling (Ongoing) Generalised ARMA Model (Ongoing) 
Masters (Research) 

Bootstrap Methods to Evaluate the Efficiency of the Estimators of the Spatial Unilateral AR(1,1) Model Time Series and Spatial Modelling for Air Temperature Data in Peninsular Malaysia Statistical Modelling for Forecasting PM_{10} Concentrations in Peninsular Malaysia (Ongoing) 
Masters (Mixed Mode) 

Modelling Spatial Data on Regular Grid Time Series and Spatial Modelling of Rainfall Data in Peninsular Malaysia Spatial and Temporal Modelling of PM_{10} Concentrations in Peninsular Malaysia Binary Logistic Regression Model to Compare Performance Between Islamic and Conventional Banks in Malaysia Determinants of Hotel room Price in Penang, Malaysia: Evidence from Linear Regression and Quantile Regression Comparison of Logistic Regression and Discriminant Analysis on the Case of Breast Cancer 
Research
Research Grants 

List of publications:
Published papers:
 Norhashidah Awang and Mahendran Shitan (2006), Estimating the Parameters of the Second Order Spatial Unilateral Autoregressive Model, International Journal of Statistical Sciences, Vol. 5, pp 3758.
 M. Z. Sirdari, M. A. Islam, N. Awang (2013), A stationarity test on Markov chain models based on marginal distribution, Statistical Methodology 11, 6876.
 Mahboobeh Zangeneh Sirdari, M. Ataharul Islam and Norhashidah Awang (2014), Dependence in Binary Outcomes: A Quadratic Exponential Model Approach, Bull. Malays. Math. Sci. Soc. (2), 37(1), 129137.
 Awang, N., Ng, K. Y. and Soo, Y. H. (2017), Forecasting Ozone Concentration Levels Using BoxJenkins ARIMA and Artificial Neural Network: A Comparative Study. Matematika (Accepted).
 Ellapan, S., Awang, N. and Pilllai, T. R (2017), Autocovariance and Autocorrelation Structures of the Generalised Autoregressive Moving Average (GARMA(1,3;d,1)) Model. Mal. J. Fund. Appl. Sci., 13(2), 3135.
 Ng, K. Y and Awang, N. (2017),Quantile Regression for Analysing PM_{10} Concentrations in Petaling Jaya. Mal. J. Fund. Appl. Sci., 13(2), 8690.
 Ng, K. Y and Awang, N. (2017), Wavelet Transform to Improve Forecast Accuracy of PM_{10} Concentrations in Peninsular Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana (In Review).
Conference Proceedings:
 Norhashidah Awang and Mahendran Shitan (2003), Some Explicit Stationary Conditions for the Unilateral Second Order Spatial ARMA Model, Proceedings of the International Conference on Research and Education in Mathematics (ICREM), 24 April 2003, pp. 9699.
 Norhashidah Awang, Mahendran Shitan, Isa Daud and Mohd. Rizam Abu Bakar (2003), The Explicit Correlation Structure for the Second Order Spatial Unilateral ARMA Model over the Fourth Quadrant, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields 2003, 58 June 2003, ISSN#15397211.
 Norhashidah Awang and Mahendran Shitan (2005), Spatial Modelling of the Wheat Uniformity Trial Data, Proceedings of the International Conference on Research and Education in Mathematics 2005 (ICREM2), 2527 May 2005, pp. 789796.
 Norhashidah Awang and Mahendran Shitan (2006), The Spatial Unilateral Autoregressive Modelling of Barley Uniformity Trial Data, Proceedings of the Second IMTGT 2006 Regional Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications, Vol. 3, 1315 June 2006, pp. 146151.
 Norhashidah Awang and Mahendran Shitan (2008), Maximum Likelihood Estimation for the NonSeparable Spatial Unilateral Autoregressive Model, Proceedings of the 3^{rd} International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics (ICoMS3), 56 August 2008, Bogor, Indonesia.
 Nurul Nadia Johan and Norhashidah Awang (2009), Time Series Analysis of Rainfall Data of Peninsular Malaysia, Proceedings of the Simposium Kebangsaaan Sains Matematik ke17 (SKSM17), 1517 December 2009, Melaka, Jilid 2, 500505.
 Norhashidah Awang and Latifah Rahayu (2009), Bootstrap Technique for Examining the Properties of the Maximum Likelihood Estimator of the Spatial Unilateral Autoregressive Model, Presented at the Tenth Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences (ICCSX), 2023 December 2009, Cairo, Egypt.
 Norhashidah Awang and Latifah Rahayu (2010), Examining the Properties of the Estimators of the Spatial Unilateral Autoregressive Model by Bootstrapping, Proceedings of the Regional Conference on Applied and Engineering Mathematics 2010, Vol. 1, No. 33, pp. 185190.
 Ayu Kustiani and Norhashidah Awang (2010), Time Series Analysis of Air Temperature Data of Peninsular Malaysia, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematical Applications in Engineering 2010.
 Mahboobeh Zangeneh Sirdari, M. Ataharul Islam and Norhashidah Awang (2010), A Stationary Test on Markov Chain Models Based on Marginal Distribution, Proceedings of the 6^{th} IMTGT Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Its Applications, Universiti Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 646 – 658.
 Manga, E. and Awang, N. (2016), Bayesian SpatioTemporal Modeling of Particulate Matter Concentrations in Peninsular Malaysia, AIP Conference Proceedings 1739, 020084 (2016). 2^{nd} International Conference on Mathematical Sciences and Statistics, 2628 January 2016, Kuala Lumpur.
Book Chapter:
 Sahu, S. K., Bakar, K. S. and Awang, N. (2015), Bayesian Forecasting Using Spatiotemporal Models with Applications to Ozone Concentration Levels in the Eastern United States. Geometry Driven Statistics, First Edition, Ed. Dryden, I. L. and Kent, J. T., John Wiley & Sons, UK.
Others
Interest & Hobbies:
Travelling
Conferences/ Seminar Attended:
 International Conference on Mathematics and Its Applications in the New Millennium, 1820 July 2000, Renaissance Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya.
 Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke 9, 1820 July 2001, UKM, Bangi.
 Seminar Sehari Matematik Industri 1, 10 November 2001, Jabatan Matematik, UPM.
 Seminar Sehari Sejarah dan Falsafah Matematik 1, 26 January 2002, Jabatan Matematik, UPM.