Suraiya Kassim

SK  Datin Suraiya Kassim
B.Sc. IOWA, M.Sc. USM
Statistics and Stochastic Process, Applied Statistics.
Room no: 038, Ext: 3958
suraiya@usm.my

Full Name

Pn. Suraiya Kassim

Academi cQualifications

B.Sc. (Iowa), M.Sc. (USM)

Current Professional Membership

Member of Persatuan Matematik Malaysia (PERSAMA)

Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities

MST562 – Stochastic Process,

MAT161- Introductory Statistics

Previous Employment

NIL

Conferences and Training

Conference Presentation:

1. Intan Osman, Suraiya Kassim, Sabai Khin, Rashidah Shuib, The Perceived Stress, Psychological Health Outcomes and Individual Factors Among Women Production Workers in Northern Malaysia, Seminar on Working Women's Health and Lifestyle, 14-15 August 2002, School of Medical Sciences, Health Campus, USM.

2. Suraiya Kassim, Salasiah Che Lah, Intan Osman, Sabai Khin, Rashidah Shuib, Chee Heng Leng, Khadijah Shamsuddin, The Influence of Coping Strategies on Perceived Stress Among Women Production Workers in Malaysia, Seminar on Working Women's Health and Lifestyle, 14-15 August 2002, School of Medical Sciences, Health Campus, USM..

3. Suraiya Kassim, Rosihan M. Ali, Daniel Seth, Zarita Zainuddin, Hajar Sulaiman, Addressing the Issues Underlying Hand-held Tech. Use in the Classroom, 7th Asian Tech. Conf. In Mathematics (ATCM 2002), 17 – 21 Dec 2002, Multimedia University, Melaka, Malaysia.

4. Rosihan M. Ali, Zarita Zainuddin, Suraiya Kassim, A Graphic Calculator Lab Course in Mathematics, 1st National Conf. On Graphing Calculators, 11 -12 July 2002, Hotel Singgahsana, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

5. Suraiya Kassim, Ataharul Islam, A Modified Generalized Estimating Equation Model for Repeated Binary Outcomes; National Conf. Mngmt. Sc. & Operations Research, 24-25 Dec 2003, Century Hotel, Melaka.

6. Ong Hon Choon, Suraiya Kassim, Exploring the value of e using Graphing Calculator, 2nd National Conf. On Graphing Calculators, 4-6 October 2004, The Gurney Hotel, Penang.

7. Suraiya Kassim, Zarita Zainudin, Husna Hasan, Demonstrating Probability and Probability Distribution with a Graphic Calculator, 2nd National Conf. On Graphing Calculators, 4-6 October 2004, The Gurney Hotel, Penang.

8. Zarita Zainudin, Husna Hasan, Suraiya Kassim, Ecological Modelling with the TI-92 Plus, 2nd National Conf. On Graphing Calculators, 4-6 October 2004, The Gurney Hotel, Penang.

9. Husna Hasan, Suraiya Kassim, Zarita Zainudin, Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Matematik menggunakan Kalkulator Grafik di Sekolah Menengah, 2nd National Conf. On Graphing Calculators, 4-6 October 2004, The Gurney Hotel, Penang.

10. .Husna Hasan & Suraiya Kassim, The Use of Graphic Calculators in the Malaysian Secondary Schools: Students perspective and Teachers Constraints, The Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM 2005), Korea.

11. Suraiya Kassim & Husna Hasan, Learning Simple Linear Regression With a Graphing Calculator, The 2nd IMTGT Regional Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications, 13 -15 June 2006, The Gurney Hotel, Penang.

12. Hang See Pheng, The Su Yean, Koh Hock Lye, Suraiya Kassim, Modeling Noise Levels in USM Penang Campus, The 2nd IMTGT Regional Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications, 13 -15 June 2006, The Gurney Hotel, Penang.

13. Husna Hasan, Azimah Othman & Suraiya Kassim , The Effectiveness of using Maple Software and Graphing Calculator in Solving Limits and Integration Problems, Konvensyen Teknologi Pendidikan, 2006,Langkawi, Kedah. 

14. Hang See Pheng, Koh Hock Lye, Ahmad Izani Md. Ismail and Suraiya Kassim, Modeling of Traffic Noise Levels in USM Penang, The 3rd Int.Conf. on Research and Education in Mathematics (ICREM3), 2007, KL, Malaysia

15. Suraiya Kassim, Ataharul Islam, Examining Some Important Features of the Generalized Estimating Equation Model for Repeated Binary Outcomes; The 3rd IMTGT Regional Conference, 5 – 6 Dis 2007, The Gurney Resort Hotel

16. Fang Yen Yen, Noorani Ahmad and Suraiya Kassim, The Limitation of the Kaplan-Meier Method in the Presence of Competing Risks, The 2nd International Conference on Quantitative Sciences and Its Applications (ICOQSIA), November 2 – 4, 2010, The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences, Penang

17. Fang Yen Yen, Noorani Ahmad, Suraiya Kassim, Cause-Specific Cumulative Incidence Estimate in the Presence of Informative Censoring, The 2nd International Conference Mathematical Sciences (ICMS2 2010), November 30 – December 3, 2010 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur

18. Husna Hasan, Ahmad Tarmidi Ghazali, Suraiya Kassim, Geometer Sketchpad in Teaching and Learning of Mathematics: A Case Study of Graphs and Functions, Seminar Kebangsaan Aplikasi Sains dan Matematik 2010 (SKASM2010), sempena Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik 2010 (SKSM2010), 8 - 10 Disember 2010, Johor Bahru, Johor.

Conference Partipant:

1. The Islamic Countries Conference In Statistics (ICCS 07), 12–14 Dis 2007, Concorde Hotel, Selangor

2. Seminar “Graduate Employability”, Ekspo Kerjaya dan Pendidikan 2008, 1 Mac 2008, Dewan Persidangan Universiti, USM 

3. Symposium:Asymptotic and Computational Statistics, 11 May 2009, Tropical Spice Garden,Penang

4. Asian Mathematical Conference (AMC 09), 22 -26 Jun 2009, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 

Workshop: As Facilatator/Trainer

1. Research Methods: SPSS Laboratory, Rancangan Latihan Kakitangan Akademik (RLKA), USM, Mei 2002

2. Research Methods: SPSS Laboratory, Rancangan Latihan Kakitangan Akademik (RLKA), USM, Mei 2003

3. Research Methods: SPSS Laboratory, Rancangan Latihan Kakitangan Akademik (RLKA), USM, Mei 2004

4. Statistics with the TI-84 Plus, Handheld Technology Seminar, KUTKM, Ayer Keroh Melaka, 30 June 2005

5. Research Methods: SPSS Laboratory, Rancangan Latihan Kakitangan Akademik (RLKA), USM, 27 Mac -9 April 2006

6. Research Methods: SPSS Laboratory, Rancangan Latihan Kakitangan Akademik (RLKA),USM, Mei 2007 

7. Statistics Workshop - Learning Sampling Distributions with the TI-84 Plus, The 3rd National Conference On Graphing Calculators, Grand Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 16-18 April 2008.

8. Research Methods: SPSS Laboratory for Graduate Students, School of Housing, Building & Planning USM, 20-21, August 2008

9. Short Course on Advanced Statistical Methods: Factor Analysis using SPSS, Mathematics Lab, PP Sains Matematik, USM, 19 August 2009.

10. Statistical Short Course in Multivariate Data Analysis: Logistics Regression, Factor Analysis using SPSS, Mathematics Lab, PP Sains Matematik, USM, 27 - 28 July 2010.

11 Statistics Courses in Research Skills: Basic Statistical Concepts (Part III), Institut Pengajian Siswazah, conducted at Mathematics Lab, PP Sains Matematik, USM, 27 Sept., 2010

12. Short Course on Introductory Multivariate Data Analysis: Factor Analysis with SPSS, Mathematics Lab, PP Sains Matematik, USM, 27 - 28 October, 2010. 

Workshop: As Participant

1. T3 Training Programme, anjuran Texas Instrument, 9 – 16 Julai 2006, Melbourne, Australia, 

2. Bengkel Kemahiran Insaniah, anjuran USM 14 – 15 Dis 2006, Park Royal Hotel, P. Pinang

3. Bengkel “Training of Trainers” Modul Keusahawanan anjuran USM , 9 – 16 Julai 2007, Hotel Vistana, P. Pinang 

4. Workshop: Monte Carlo Methods in Statisctical Analysis, anjuran USM, 27 Jun 2008, Math Lab PP Sains Matematik, USM.

5. Bengkel Misi, Visi dan Hasil Pembelajaran Program Rancangan Ijazah Sarjana Muda, anjuran PPSains Matematik, 19 – 21 Disember 2008, Paradise Sandy Beach Resort, Tanjung Bungah, Penang.

6. Bengkel Pemantapan Program Latihan Industri & Program Panel Penasihat Industri (IAP), 17-19 October 2008, Bayview Beach Resort, P. Pinang

7. Bengkel Penulisan Hasil Pembelajaran dan Pengiraan Kredit Beban Pembelajaran Rancangan Ijazah Sarjana Muda, 22-24 Februari 2008, Cameron Highlands, Pahang.

8. Bengkel Pengisian Borang Soalselidik Universiti Penyelidikan, 9 Julai 2009, Dewan Budaya, USM

9. Bengkel “Training of Trainers” Modul Keusahawanan USM, 28 – 29 Oktober 2009, Hotel Vistana, Pulau Pinang.

10. Bengkel Wriiting Effective Grant Proposals &Techniques and Tips on Writing Research Papers, PP Sains Matematik, 12 April 2010, Vistana Hotel, Penang

11. Bengkel Kajian Semula Program Sarjana anjuran PPSains Matematik, 28 Mei 2010, Hotel Impiana, Ipoh.

12. Seminar Sehari: “E-Learning: Transforming Nurturing & Learning”, 12 Mei 2010, Dewan Budaya, USM..

Research and Publications

Research

10 - 20 years experience

Publications

Journal

1. Suraiya Kassim, Kuan Kee Sin (1997), The Range-Midrange Test for a Double Exponential Distribution, Journal of Physical Science

2. Ibrahim Rahimov, Suraiya Kassim (1997), Record Values Concerning a Family of Age-Dependent Processes, Bulletin of M'sian Math.Society

3. Rosihan M. Ali, Daniel Seth, Zarita Zainuddin, Suraiya Kassim (2002), Learning and Teaching Mathematics with a Graphic Calculator, Bulletin of M'sian Math.Society

4. Fang Yen Yen, Noorani Ahmad, Suraiya Kassim (2010), A Probability Approach in Estimating the Partial Crude Probability, ICASTOR Journal of Mathematical Sciences

5. Fang Yen Yen, Noorani Ahmad, Suraiya Kassim (2010), A Multistate Approach to Estimating the Net Survival Function in the Presence of Competing Risks, Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences (Pending)

Proceedings

1. Roselina A. Saufi, Suraiya Kassim, Runjethamal Doraisingam (1999) The Influence of Organizational & Non-Organizational Factors on Psychological Health Among Female Production Workers in an Electronic Organization in Malaysia, Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Academy of Management (AAM) Conference

2. Suraiya Kassim, Rosihan M. Ali, Daniel Seth, Zarita Zainuddin, Hajar Sulaiman (2002), Addressing the Issues Underlying Hand-held Tech. Use in the Classroom, Proc. of the 7th Asian Tech. Conf. In Mathematics (ATCM 2002), Inc., USA

3. Rosihan M. Ali, Zarita Zainuddin,Suraiya Kassim (2003), A Graphic Calculator Lab Course in Mathematics Proc. of 1st National Conf. On Graph. Calculators

4. Suraiya Kassim, Ataharul Islam (2003), A Modified Generalized Estimating Equation Model for Repeated Binary Outcomes; Proc. Of National Conf. Mngmt. Sc. & Operations Research

5. Ong Hon Choon, Suraiya Kassim (2004), Exploring the value of e using Graphing Calculator, Proceedings of 2nd National Conf. On Graphing Calculators

6. Husna Hasan & Suraiya Kassim (2005),The Use of Graphic Calculators in the Malaysian Secondary Schools: Students perspective and Teachers Constraints, Proc. of the Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM 2005).

7. Suraiya Kassim & Husna Hasan (2006), Learning Simple Linear Regression With a Graphing Calculator, Proceedings of IMTGT Regional Conference, 2006.

8. Hang See Pheng, The Su Yean, Koh Hock Lye, Suraiya Kassim (2006), Modeling Noise Levels in USM Penang Campus, Proceedings of IMTGT Regional Conference, 2006.

9. Husna Hasan, Azimah Othman & Suraiya Kassim (2006), The Effectiveness of using Maple Software and Graphing Calculator in Solving Limits and Integration Problems, Prosiding Konvensyan Teknologi Pendidikan (Langkawi, Kedah) 

10. Hang See Pheng, Koh Hock Lye, Ahmad Izani Md. Ismail and Suraiya Kassim (2007), Modeling of Traffic Noise Levels in USM Penang, Proceedings of The 3rd Int.Conf. on Research and Education in Mathematics (ICREM3) (KL, Malaysia)

11. Suraiya Kassim, Ataharul Islam (2007), Examining Some Important Features of the Generalized Estimating Equation Model for Repeated Binary Outcomes; Proceedings of IMTGT Regional Conference, 2007

12. Husna Binti Hasan, Norazilah Binti Zainon & Suraiya Binti Kassim (2008), Maple software and graphing calculator in solving special probability distributions problems: Are they for everyone? Proceedings of the 3rd National Conf. On Graphing Calculators

13. Fang Yen Yen, Noorani Ahmad and Suraiya Kassim (2009), On Estimating the Survival Probability after the Elimination 0f a Cause of Failure: A Traditional and a Multistate Approach, Proceedings Symposium of USM Fellowship Holders 2009 

14. Fang Yen Yen, Noorani Ahmad, Suraiya Kassim (2010), Cause-Specific Cumulative Incidence Estimate in the Presence of Informative Censoring, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Mathematical Sciences (ICMS2 2010) 15. Husna Hasan, Ahmad Tarmidi Ghazali, Suraiya Kassim (2010), Geometer Sketchpad in Teaching and Learning of Mathematics: A Case Study of Graphs and Functions, Prosiding Seminar Kebangsaan Aplikasi Sains dan Matematik 2010 (SKASM2010)

Consultancy

1. Program Usaha Sama Sarjana Muda Sains Komputer dan Diploma Sains Komputer/Teknologi Maklumat - Stamford College, USM, Prof. Zaharin Yusoff, 2000/2001.

2. Program Usaha Sama Sarjana Muda Sains Komputer dan Diploma Sains Komputer/Teknologi Maklumat - Stamford College, USM, Prof. Zaharin Yusoff, 2001/2002.

3. Program Usaha Sama Diploma Sains Komputer/Teknologi Maklumat - Kolej Legenda, USM, Prof. Zaharin Yusoff, 2002/2003.

4. Program Usaha Sama Diploma Sains Komputer/Teknologi Maklumat - Kolej Legenda, USM, Prof. Madya Rosni Abdullah, 2003/2004.

Community Service

NIL

Other Relevant Information

Grants 

Ongoing grant: 

1. Improving Generalised Estimating Equations (GEE) - USM Incentive Grant: Suraiya Kassim, 2010.

Completed grants: 

1. A Study of Working Women's Health Status in Relation to Lifestyle, IRPA RM7. USM(Kubang Kerian), UKM, UPM, USM(Penang) - Intan Osman, Roselina A. Saufi, Suraiya Kassim, Salasiah Che Lah, Norita Deraman, Adida Yang Amri. 1997 - 2002

2. Models for Repeated Measures: Some Theoretical Extensions, FRGS. M. Ataharul Islam, Zalila Ali, Norlida Mohd Noor, Noorani Ahmad, Suraiya Kassim, Adam Baharum. 2002 - 2003

3. Generalized Estimating Equation – IRPA Short Term/USM Grant, Principal: Suraiya Kassim , 2006-2009

Achievements

1. Academic Award: Hadiah Makalah Ilmiah PERSAMA-TELEKOM, Hadiah Penghargaan, Persatuan Matematik Malaysia & Telekom Malaysia, 2003.

2. Invited Speaker: Keynote Address IV: Statistics Using Graphing Calculator, Handheld Technology Seminar, KUTKM, Ayer Keroh Melaka, 30 June 2005.

3. Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang: Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2005.

School Committee 

1. Ahli Jawantakuasa Kualiti Pusat Pengajian Sains Matematik 2010 -

2. Ahli Jawantakuasa KPI Pusat Pengajian Sains Matematik 2008 - 

3. Programme Chairman, Bachelor of Applied Science (Mathematics and Economics), Industrial Coordinator, Mac 2007 – Dec 2009 

4. Programme Chairman, Bachelor of Applied Science (Mathematics and Economics), Industrial Coordinator, Mac 2005 – Mac 2007

5. Ahli Jawantankuasa Perpustakaan 1998 – present

6. Ahli Jawatankuasa Penggerak Teknologi Bimbit , 1998 – present

7. Ahli Jawatankuasa E-Learning, 1998 - present

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