more about the writer

Position

Currently a Computer Science Lecturer
in International Islamic University College of Selangor, Bangi, Selangor
(since 2000).

Personal Bio - Khirulnizam Abd Rahman is a Computer Science lecturer in Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Selangor International Islamic College, MALAYSIA. He has been teaching programming since 2000.

He started publishing Android apps 2010, and his apps among other are Malay Proverb Dictionary (PERIBAHASA) and m-Mathurat. Currently he is working on the Windows Phone 8 version of his apps. PHP, C# and Java are also programming languages that he is comfortable too.

Other than programming, teaching, writing and being with his family, he also write for  http://blog.kerul.net. The blog contains his thought, tips and tricks of programming.


qualifications
Master in Information Technology (Computer Science) – March 2009
National University of Malaysia, Bangi.
Research : Automated Assessment for Basic C Programming Exercises using Pseudo-codes Comparison Technique.
Degree in Information Technology (Computer Sciences)(HONS) -Nov 1998
National University of Malaysia, Bangi.
Research : Translation of Malay Roman Documents into Jawi.
2012 – Windows Phone 8 ICON2 Developer (MDeC, Nokia & Microsoft)
2012 – Symbian Developer Training (Celcom and Nokia)
2012 – Certified HRDF Trainer2010 – Android ICON Developer (MDeC)
Mac 2005 – Certificate in PHP & MySQL Programming
OpenSource Competency Center (OSCC), Cyberjaya.
August 2000 – Certificate of Web DeveloperInfoSciences, Bangsar.
2003 – Certificate of Profesionalism in TeachingUniversiti Perguruan Sultan Idris.


awards
  1. Gold Medal Islamic Innovation Expo 2010 (i-Inova’ 2010),  for the project of Online Multimedia Malay-Arabic Dictionary (OMMAr) for Mobile Phone.
  2. Gold Medal 21st International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2010, for the project of Online Multimedia Malay-Arabic Dictionary (OMMAr) for Mobile Phone.
  3. Silver Medal, 10th Malaysia Invention and Innovation Awards, Malaysia Technology Expo 2011, for the project of Multimedia Dictionary App.
  4. Bronze Medal, 9th Malaysia Invention and Innovation Awards, Malaysia Technology Expo 2010, for the project of Online Multimedia Malay-Arabic Dictionary (OMMAr) -  http://kerul.blogspot.com/2010/02/latest-incarnation-of-online-multimedia.html 
  5. KUIS Employee Excellence Award, 2008.

published scholarly articles
These are the collection of my proceeding so far. There are certain proceedings that I've never signed any contract/agreement on the copyright of the papers, I assume that I can re-publish them here.
  1. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman and Norita Md Norwawi, 2013. THE CHALLENGES OF HANDLING PROVERBS IN MALAY-ENGLISH MACHINE TRANSLATION. International Conference on Translation 2013. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.
  2. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman and Norita Md Norwawi, 2013. Proverb Treatment in Malay-English Machine Translation. International Conference on Machine Learning and Computer Science (IMLCS'2013). Kuala Lumpur.
  3. Mohd Azrul Sulaiman, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman & Shahrul Ridzuan Arshad. 2014. APLIKASI PENGESANAN AUTOMATIK PERIBAHASA MELAYU: PENTERJEMAH PERIBAHASA MOBILE. pp. 63-69. E-ISBN: 978-967-11768-5-6. Proceeding of the 2nd Global Summit on Education 2014. 4 -5 March 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  4. Khairil Asyraf Elias, CW Shamsul CW Ahmad & Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, 2013. Aplikasi Mobile Kamus Arab-Melayu-English . Proceeding of the Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science (AICS2013), 25 & 26 November 2013. Langkawi, MALAYSIA.
  5. Abdul Halim Othman, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, C.W. Shamsul Bahri C.W. Ahmad and Abdurrahman Jalil, 2013. ARABIC- MALAY BILINGUAL DICTIONARY BASED ON WORDNET. Proceeding of the Global Summit on Education (GSE2013), 10-11 March 2013. pp 454-458, eISBN: 978-967-11768-0-1. Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.
  6. Abdul Halim Othman, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, C.W. Shamsul Bahri C.W. Ahmad, Abdurrahman Jalil and Rohailin Zainon. 2013. FAKTOR PERMINTAAN KAMUS ELEKTRONIK DI KALANGAN PELAJAR. International Conference on Social Science Research, 4-5 June 2013. Penang, MALAYSIA.
  7. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman and Norita Md Norwawi, 2012. Malay Proverb Detection; Implementation on Mobile Environment. Mobile Computing, Applications and Services, September 2012, Universiti Teknikal Melaka, Malaysia.
  8. Che Wan Shamsul Bahri CW Ahmad and Khirulnizam Abd Rahman,2012. COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN OLD AND MODERN JAWI SPELLING: CASE STUDY ON KITAB HIDAYAH AL-SALIKIN. 8th World Conference on Muslim Education, November 2012, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  9. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, Siti Azrehan Aziz, Syuria Amirrudin, Juzlinda Mohd Ghazali, C. W. Shamsul Bahri C. W. Ahmad & Mohamad Haron Husain, (2010). The Design And Implementation of the Malay-Arabic Online Multimedia Dictionary On Smart Phones. Proceedings of Regional Conference of  Knowledge Integration in ICT, June 2010. ISBN 978-983-3048-37-3. pp. 179. Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  10. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, Syahrul Nizam Junaini, 2009. Student Experience Using Blog as a Learning Tool. Proceeding of the 7th World Conference on Muslim Education (WORLD-COME 2009), Dec 2009. Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  11. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, Juzlinda Mohd Ghazali, Syuria Amiruddin, Che Wan Shamsul Bahri CW Ahmad, (2009). The Design of The Online Malay-Arabic Multimedia Dictionary. Proceeding of the 7th World Conference on Muslim Education (WORLD-COME2009), Dec 2009. Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  12. Syahrul Nizam Junaini, Azelina Luk Tzcr Hwey, Jonathan Sidi and Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, 2009. Development of Sarawak Malay Local Dialect Online Translation Tool. Proceeding of International Conference on Computer Technology and Development. Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Nov 2009.
  13. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, Syahrul Nizam Junaini, Initial Experiment in Using Blog as a Learning-Aid, International Conference on Educational Research and Practice (ICERP) 2009, pp.528-532, 27-34 June 2009.
  14. Che Wan Shamsul Bahri CW Ahmad, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, 2009. Blended Learning in Networking Subjects. Proceedings of the 3rd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention 2009. Penang, Malaysia. October 2009.
  15. Syuria Amirrudin, Che Wan Shamsul Bahri CWAhmad, Juzlinda Mohd Ghazali, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, 2009. A Comparative Study on the Features of Free Online English-Arabic Dictionaries. Proceedings of the 3rd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention 2009. Penang, Malaysia. October 2009.
  16. Che Wan Shamsul Bahri CWAhmad, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, 2009. Penerapan unsur-unsur Kemahiran Insaniah di Fakulti Teknologi dan Sains Informasi, KUIS. Prosiding Seminar Kebangsaan Kemahiran Insaniah dan Kerja Sosial, Malaysian Technical University (UTEM, Melaka).
  17. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman et. al, 2008. Automated Programming Assessment using Pseudocode Comparison Technique: Does It Work? . Proceeding presented in the IEEE International Information Technology Symposium 2008, organized by National University of Malaysia.
  18. Che Wan Shamsul Bahri CW Ahmad, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman & Noor Azli Mohamed Masrop (2008), Kajian Keperluan Perisian Pembelajaran Berbantukan Komputer Jawi dalam Pendidikan , Wacana Pendidikan Islam Siri 6, UKM, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  19. Noor Azli Mohamed Masrop, Nor Azan Mat Zin, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, (2008), Pendidikan Keusahawanan Berasaskan Permainan dan Simulasi Komputer, International Conference on Entrepreneurship 2008 (ICE 2008), 27-28 May 2008, Langkawi, Malaysia.
  20. Khirulnizam A. Rahman, and Syuria Amiruddin, Che Wan Shamsul Bahri CWAhmad, Wan Harun Hussaini, and Siti Zaharah Mohid, (2008) Solving the Arabic UTF-8 Characters Transaction Issues in an Online Malay-Arabic Dictionary. Proceeding presented in National Conference on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management (CAMP08), 18 March 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  21. Khirulnizam A. Rahman, and Md. Jan Nordin, (2007) A Review on the Static Analysis Approach in the Automated Programming Assessment Systems. Proceeding presented at National Conference on Programming 07, 5 December 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  22. Khirulnizam A. Rahman, and Syarbaini Ahmad, and Md. Jan Nordin, (2007) The Design of an Automated C Programming Assessment Using Pseudocode Comparison Technique. In: National Conference on Software Engineering and Computer Systems 2007, 20 May 2007, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.
  23. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman et.a al., 2007. Development of an Automated Assessment for C Programming Exercises using Pseudocodes Comparison Technique , Proceedings of Conference on IT Research & Application 2007, University of Tun Abdul Razak (Unitar), Malaysia.
  24. Che Wan Shamsul Bahri CW Ahmad & Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, 2007. Penterjemah Jawi Lama ke Jawi Baru untuk Pendidikan. Proceedings of Regional Seminar on Islam Hadhari 2007: Islamic and Arabic Language Education, University Malaya, Malaysia.

publications
  1. Journal of Information Retrieval and Knowledge ManagementVol 1, 2011 and Vol 2, 2012. e-ISSN: 2289-2664. Sponsored by Society of Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management (PECAMP.org).
  2. Proceeding of the International Conference on Social Science Research, ICSSR 2013 (e-ISBN 978-967-11768-1-8). 4-5 June 2013, Penang, MALAYSIA.
  3. Mokmin Basri, et. al. Proceeding of the Global Summit on Education 2013. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. e-ISBN: 978-967-11768-0-1. Published by WorldConferences.net
  4. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, et. al. Proceeding of Regional Conference of  Knowledge Integration in ICT, June 2010. Putrajaya, Malaysia. ISBN 978-983-3048-37-3. Published by KUIS.
  5. Khirulnizam Abd Rahman, et. al. MyJICT Volume 1 (Malaysian Journal of Information, Communication Technology). Available at http://myjict.wordpress.com/volume-1-2009/. ISSN 2180-0731.
  6. Modules – Android for Beginner (2013).
  7. Modules - PHP: Basic and Web Application Development with MySQL Database (KUIS 2008) freely available from http://kerul.blogspot.com/2008/10/webdev.html.
  8. Modules - Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting, for MLVK programs (KUIS 2003).
  9. Modules - Java: Basic and Object Oriented Programming (KUIS 2000).
research/development
  1. Lead Developer, Malay Proverb Scanner - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.kerul.peribahasa
  2. Lead Developer, m-Mathurat – mobile al-mathurat - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.kerul.mMathurat
  3. Research Leader, developing a Malay-Arabic Online Multimedia Dictionary with a team of researchers from KUIS, using PHP & MySQL (2007 - 2010).
  4. Research Coordinator Online Knowledge Repository System for International Academy of Islamic Education, http://www.kuis.edu.my/iame/ (2009 - 2010).
  5. Website development and maintenance for the International Conference in Islamic Economics 2009 (ICIE2009), organised by Selangor International Islamic University College.
  6. Website development and maintenance for the International Conference on Entrepreneurship 2008 (ICE2008), organised by Faculty of Management and Muamalah, Selangor International Islamic University College.
  7. Developing an automatic programming assessment to access students C programming exercises, using PHP & MySQL.
  8. Research titled “Online C Compiler” for master thesis. The project is on developing a C compiler that can work on the internet, using the HTML, Javascript and Java Servlet technology. Feel free to view part of the codes…
  9. Course management system for short-courses using PHP & MySQL.
  10. Contact management systems using PHP & MySQL.
  11. Online test management system using ASP & Access.
  12. Website development and maintenance for Islamic Management Conference 2004 organized by KUIS, using PHP & MySQL.
  13. Compression using Huffman algorithm (using C). View the codes…
  14. Decompression of Huffman code (using C). View the codes…
  15. Translator of Roman character into Jawi character in Malay text using Visual Basic 6.
  16. Electrical Appliances Management System for Buildings using Visual Basic 6.
consultations/trainings/ community services
  1. Currently Managing worldconferences.net , an Academic Event Organizer, based in Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia. We organizing several conferences such as Global Summit on Education2013, International Seminar on Social Sciences Research 2013 and World Conference on Integration of Knowledge 2013.
  2. Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management, PECAMP.org , http://jirkm.pecamp.org .
  3. Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Computing and Applications (JCA), International Association for Computer Scientists and Engineers (IACSE), http://www.iacse.org/jca.html .
  4. Paper Reviewer for INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MOBILE LEARNING, APPLICATION AND SERVICES
    (mobilcase 2012), Universiti Teknikal Melaka Malaysia, Sept 2012.
  5. Paper Reviewer, 8th World Conference on Muslim Education, November 2012, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  6. Paper reviewer for the Second International Conference on 'Networked Digital Technologies - NDT 2009 (technically co-sponsored by IEEE Communications Society), Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic from July 7-9, 2010 .
  7. Paper reviewer for the First International Conference on 'Networked Digital Technologies - NDT 2009 (technically co-sponsored by IEEE Communications Society), Ostrava, The Czech Republic, July 29 - 31, 2009 .
  8. Paper reviewer for International Conference on Information management and engineering (ICIME 2009),Organized by the International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, April 3-5, 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  9. Paper reviewer for 2nd IEEE International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies(ICADIWT 2009), Sponsored by IEEE, London Metropolitan University , located in London, on August 4 - 6, 2009.
  10. Paper reviewer for First IEEE International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies(ICADIWT 2008),Sponsored by IEEE,VSB- Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic on August 4 - 6, 2008.
  11. Head of Proceedings Committee, Regional Conference on Knowledge Integration in ICT, June 2010, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  12. Head of Multimedia Committee, 7th World Conference on Muslim Education, Dec 2009, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  13. Assistant Secretary for PECAMP (Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management, Malaysia) - 2009.
  14. Consultation on the development of online credit card payment facilities for the International Conference on Entrepreneurship 2008 (ICE2008), organised by Faculty of Management and Muamalah, Selangor International Islamic University College.
  15. Judge for the Malaysian Skills Competition 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Web Design category. PKM (Pertandingan Kemahiran Malaysia) is a skill competition, for students, organised by Department of Skills Development, Ministry of Human Recourse Malaysia.
  16. Judge for the MySKILLs 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012 Web Design category. MySKILLs is a skill competition, for the skill instructors, organised by Department of Skills Development, Ministry of Human Recourse Malaysia.
  17. Trainer for Android Apps Development Workshop, 17-20 Sept 2013, Kursus Kompetensi Penolong Pegawai Teknologi Maklumat, Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam. Venue- INTAN Sarawak Campus.
  18. Trainer for Android Apps Development Workshop, 2-6 Sept 2013, Kursus Pembangunan Aplikasi Android Pegawai Teknologi Maklumat, Pusat Zakat Pulau Pinang.
  19. Trainer for Android Apps Development Workshop, 5-8 March 2013, Kursus Kompetensi Penolong Pegawai Teknologi Maklumat, Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam. Venue- INTAN Sabah Campus.
  20. Trainer for Android Apps Development Workshop, 26 November 2011, Faculty of Science & Technology, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia.
  21. Trainer for Android Apps Development Workshop, 20-21 December 2011, Ministry of Health, Putrajaya.
  22. Trainer for Beginning Android Apps Development Workshop, October 2011, Faculty of Science & Information Technology, Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor.
  23. Trainer for Intermediate Android Apps Development Workshop, December 2012, Faculty of Science & Information Technology, Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor.
  24. Training on Web Development using PHP for Information System Officers/Assistant Officers in IMATEC, INTAN (National Institute of Public Administration), Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. -Trainer (October 2007)
  25. Training on Web Development using PHP for Information System Officers/Assistant Officers in IMATEC, INTAN (National Institute of Public Administration), Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. -Trainer (April 2007)
  26. Training on PHP and MySQL for IT lecturers in KUIS(Selangor International Islamic College University), Bangi. -Trainer
  27. Training on Web Development (using PHP, Apache and MySQL) for INFRA (Institute for Rural Advancement),Bangi. -Trainer
  28. Training on Database Management System using MySQL (Implementation using PHP and MySQL) for Information System Officers/ Assistant Officers at IMATEC, INTAN (National Institute of Public Administration), Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur . -Trainer
  29. Training on Web Application Development using PHP and MySQL for Information System Officers/Assistant Officers at IT Department, Ministry of Rural Development and Federal Teritory, Putrajaya. –Trainer and consultant
  30. Training on Java Programming for IT Lecturers at Baitulmal Professional Institute, Kuala Lumpur . -Trainer
  31. Training on Database Management System using MySQL for Malaysian Government Information System Officers at IMATEC, INTAN (National Institute of Public Administration), Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur . -Trainer
  32. Training on ASP for IT Department, MLVK, Ministry of Human Resource, Putrajaya. -Trainer
  33. Training on PC Maintenance for MID ( Medan Info Desa) Officers from around Malaysia . Invitation by INFRA, venue NIOSH, Bangi, Selangor. -Instructor.
  34.        Curriculum Development
  35. Coordinator, Development of MQA Documentation for Master in IT program – 2009.
  36. Committee Member, Development of MQA Document for Bachelor in Information Technology (Multimedia), KUIS - 2004.
  37. Committee Member, Development of MQA Document for Bachelor in Information Technology (Networking) - 2005
  38. Committee Member, Development of MQA Document for Bachelor in Bussiness Management and E-Commerce – 2005.
  39. Coordinator, Development of MQA Document for DiplomaComputer Science – 2003.
  40. Committee Member, Development of MQA Document for Diploma in E-Commerce Technology – 2003.
  41. Committee Member, Development of MQA Document for Diploma in IT (Multimedia) – 2002.
previous works / experiences
2000 – now Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor (KUIS), Bangi
Information Sciences Lecturer- Handling lectures, tutorials and setting examination paper for;
  1. Web Development (using Apache, PHP, MySQL)
  2. Discrete Mathematics.
  3. C++/C Programming.
  4. Object Oriented Programming (using Java).
  5. Animation.
  6. Multimedia Authoring and Design.
  7. Computer Architecture.
  8. Database System.
  9. Multimedia Technology.
  10. Internet (using HTML, JavaScript, ASP, PHP).
  11. Microsoft Office 97 / 2000 /XP.
  12. Microsoft Access 2000/XP.
  13. Other Involvement :Preparing the proposal, course structure, syllabus and LAN documentation for Diploma of Computer Science and Diploma of E-Commerce Technology.
1999 – 2000 Kolej Tebrau, Batu Pahat
Computer Sciences Lecturer - Handling lectures, tutorials for Diploma of Computer Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia francais for
  1. Discrete Mathematics
  2. Object Oriented Programming using Java
  3. COBOL Programming
  4. C Programming
  5. Also teaching applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Internet Explorer.
  6. Managing student activities, student societies, and student affairs.
1998 – 1999 New Technology and Innovations (NTI), Bukit Damansara
  1. Java Programmer- Writing Java code for Smart School Application (prototype of Mathematics Computer Aided Learning).
  2. Involved in GUI programming in developing Health Care System (University Hospital, UM).Using Visual Basic as the development tool, and SQL server as the database.
ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Expert in using the listed programming languages;
  1. PHP
  2. SQL
  3. JavaScript
  4. AJAX
  5. Java (including servlet, JSP and JDBC)
  6. Visual Basic
  7. Database Programming using Visual Basic
  8. C, C++
  9. Perl
  10. HTML
  11. ASP and VBScript
Expert in using the listed applications
  1. Android ADT for Eclipse
  2. Macromedia Dreamweaver
  3. PHPMyAdmin
  4. MySQL
  5. Eclipse
  6. Photoshop
  7. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0
  8. Windows 95/98/NT/XP
  9. OpenOffice.org
  10. Microsoft Word
  11. Microsoft Excel
  12. Microsoft Powerpoint
  13. Microsoft Access
  14. Microsoft FrontPage
  15. FTP-WS-FTP/FileZilla
profiles - website projects
1. Malay-Arabic Online Multimedia Dictionary


2. Peribahasa Dictionary ( khirulnizam.com )

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