Multimedia University (MMU) through its Research Management Centre (RMC) hosted a Publication Awards Ceremony to celebrate the outstanding publication achievements on 29 May 2023. The ceremony was graced by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su’ud, who applauded the commitment, dedication and intellectual contributions which have brought immense honour to the university.

The President also extended his heartiest congratulations to the researchers who have published their journals and exceeded the target number in Scopus publications last year. The top 5 authors with the most Scopus-indexed publications for 2022 and the last 5 years (2018-2022) together with the authors of the top 5 cited articles from science and technology and social science domain were celebrated during the event. Here is the list of the award recipients:


Top 5 MMU authors with the highest number of SCOPUS publications for 2022
Science & Technology Social Science
Prof Dr Md Shabiul Islam  Dr Yeo Sook Fern 
Ts Dr Lim Kian Ming  Assoc. Prof Ts Dr Magiswary Dorasamy 
Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Tee Connie Dr Liew Tze Wei
Ts. Dr. Lee Chin Poo Prof Dr. Saravanan A/L Muthaiyah
Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Goh Kah Ong Michael Assoc. Prof. Dr. Robert Jeyakumar A/L Plamel Nathan


Top 5 MMU authors with the highest number of SCOPUS publications for 2018-2022
Science & Technology Social Science
Ts Dr Lim Kian Ming  Dr Yeo Sook Fern 
Prof. Ir. Dr. Sim Kok Swee Assoc. Prof Ts Dr Magiswary Dorasamy 
Prof. Ts. Dr. Haw Su Cheng Dr Liew Tze Wei 
Ts. Dr. Lee Chin Poo Prof Dr. Saravanan A/L Muthaiyah
Prof. Dr. Mardeni Bin Roslee Assoc. Prof. Dr. Robert Jeyakumar A/L Plamel Nathan


Top 5 MMU’s Most Cited Articles in SCOPUS for 2022
Science & Technology Social Science
Wide-Oblique-Incident-Angle Stable Polarization-Insensitive Ultra-Wideband Metamaterial Perfect Absorber for Visible Optical Wavelength Applications Impact of climate change on biodiversity loss: global evidence
Comfort and energy consumption optimization in smart homes using bat algorithm with inertia weight Linking green HRM practices to environmental performance through pro-environment behaviour in the information technology sector
Polarization and angular insensitive bendable metamaterial absorber for UV to NIR range How Does Green Innovation Strategy Influence Corporate Financing? Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Diversity Play a Moderating Role
Polarization Independent Metamaterial Absorber with Anti-Reflection Coating Nanoarchitectonics for Visible and Infrared Window Applications Intention towards renewable energy investments in Malaysia: extending theory of planned behaviour
RoBERTa-LSTM: A Hybrid Model for Sentiment Analysis With Transformer and Recurrent Neural Network Elderly’s intention to use technologies: A systematic literature review

The event also celebrated the 2023 quarter 1 publication reward recipients. There are 81 researchers who were awarded the publication reward for their publications in SCOPUS, MyCite and MMU Press journals.

Lastly, the event also honoured the editorial team of MMU Press’ Journal of Engineering Technology and Applied Physics (JETAP) for successfully getting the journal indexed by MyCite. JETAP editorial team was represented by the Editor in Chief, Assoc. Prof. Dr You Ah Heng. The president in his speech encouraged MMU researchers to continue contributing to MMU Press journals in order to get more MMU Press journals to be indexed in MYCITE and SCOPUS in the near future.

Also attending the event were Prof. Ir. Dr. Zulfadzli Yusoff, Director of Research Management Centre (RMC); Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Siow Hooi, Director of MMU Press; Dr. Tan Swee Leng, Director of Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and other MMU officers.