Dr. Norazura Binti Ahmad  

Quantitative Sciences,
UUM College of Arts and Sciences,
Universiti Utara Malaysia.

norazura@uum.edu.my 04-9286378 Name in APA format : Ahmad, N.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

1 2014, PhD Penyelidikan Operasi/Operations Research, USM, Universiti Sains Malaysia
2 2003, Master of Science Sains Pemutusan/Decision Science, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Universiti Utara Malaysia
3 2001, Bachelor Degree Statistics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

1 Best Paper Award for the 3rd International Conference on Management and Artificial Intelligence, International Economics Development Research Center, 2013, Antarabangsa
2 Certificate of Merit (Student), 2012, The World Congress on Engineering 2012, London, U.K., IAENG International Association, 2012, Antarabangsa

OVERVIEW

Norazura Ahmad is a lecturer in School of Quantitative Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia. She enrolled her tertiary education at Universiti Putra Malaysia and graduated with BSc (Hons) in Statistics. She then completed her MSc in Decision Science from Universiti Utara Malaysia. In 2014, she completed her PhD in Operations Research from Universiti Sains Malaysia. Her research interests are on computer simulation modeling and process modeling particularly in healthcare systems. She is also a professional member of the System Dynamics Society. In teaching, she has taught several courses for undergraduate and Master level. Among the subjects taught are Decision Analysis (MBA), Advanced Operational Research (Master of Decision Science), Decision Modeling, Decision Making Techniques and Elementary Statistics. Being an educator, she love to teach the students on how to make a better decision using quantitative approaches.

RESEARCH AREA

Simulation and Modeling
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AREA OF EXPERTISE

Computer simulation modeling
Optimization
Health care simulation

ARTICLE IN ACADEMIC JOURNAL

1 Ahmad, N. (2012). Evaluating emergency department resource capacity using simulation. Modern Applied Science. 6(11), 9 - 19.
2 Zulkepli, J., Benjamin, A.M., & Ahmad, N. (2008). Penyeimbangan beban kerja di kalangan pemandu lori tangki: Satu kajian kes. Jurnal Karya Asli Lorekan Ahli Matematik. 1(1), 156 - 163.
3 Ahmad, N. (2015). Modelling the complexity of emergency department operations using hybrid simulation. International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling. 10(4), 360 - 371.
4 Ahmad, N., Ramli, R., Zulkepli, J., & NO_INITIAL (2017). A generic simulation optimization model of emergency department resource capacity. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 12(6), 1558 - 1565.
5 Ahmad, N. (2017). Analysis of MCLP, Q-MALP, and MQ-MALP with Travel Time Uncertainty Using Monte Carlo Simulation. Journal of Computational Engineering. 2017(1), 1 - 15.
6 Ahmad, N., & Zainal Abidin, N. (2019). A Simulation-Based Optimization Framework for Improving Customer Waiting Time During Vehicle Inspection Process . International Journal of Supply Chain Management. 8(1), 734 - 739.
7 Ahmad, N., & Zainal Abidin, N. (2018). A SIMULATION-BASED DEA FRAMEWORK TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER’S WAITING TIME AT VEHICLE INSPECTION CENTRE. Journal of Technology Management and Business. 5(2), 22 - 28.
8 Ahmad, N. (2018). DENGUE OUTBREAK: A SYSTEM DYNAMICS APPROACH. Journal of Technology Management and Business. 5(1), 43 - 50.
9 Ahmad, N. (2018). Estimating Optimal Resource Capacities in Emergency Department. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. 9(11), 1558 - 1565.
10 Ahmad, N. (2018). A System Dynamics Model for Predicting Present and Future Demands in Emergency Department’s Green Zone. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. 9(11), 1566 - 1572.
11 Engku Muhammad Nazri Bin Engku Abu Bakar, Ahmad, N., Shariffuddin, M.D.K., & shazida jan mohd khan (2018). Determining Student Activities via Compromised-Analytic Hierarchy Process and 0-1 Integer Programming to Maximize SETARA Points and Satisfy Chickering Theory. The Journal of Social Sciences Research. 6(-), 676 - 682.
12 Ahmad, N., Zulkepli, J., & Ramli, R. (2019). A system dynamics model to understand the effects of returning patients toward emergency department density. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering. 8(5S), 48 - 52.
13 Ahmad, N. (2019). Model Sistem Dinamik untuk Meramalkan Bilangan Pesakit dan Keperluan Sumber Tenaga di Zon Kuning Jabatan Kecemasan. SAINS MALAYSIANA . 48(4), 909 - 920.
14 Engku Muhammad Nazri Bin Engku Abu Bakar, Ahmad, N., & Shariffuddin, M.D.K. (2019). Scheduling of Student-Development Activities via an Integration of Compromised-AHP and Transportation Model. Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research . 15(2), 249 - 263.
15 Ahmad, N. (2019). Z-number α-Cut For DEA Using Trapezoidal Fuzzy Numbers. ASM Science Journal. 12(1), 174 - 181.

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDING

1 Ahmad, N. (2010). A framework for emergency department capacity planning using system dynamics approach and the theory of constraints philosophies.. 24TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION 2010. 1(), 143 - 148.
2 Ahmad, N. (2012). Emergency department problems: A call for hybrid simulation.. PROCEEDINGS OF WORLD CONGRESS ON ENGINEERING 2012 ISBN of Vol III (pp1340-2065): 978-988-19252-2-0 . 3(), 00 - 00.
3 Ahmad, N. (2014). Managing resource capacity using hybrid simulation. AIP Conference Proceedings. 1635(), 504 - 511.
4 Ahmad, N. (2015). A Proposed Simulation Optimization Model Framework for Emergency Department Problems in Public Hospital. Proceedings of the 2nd Innovation and Analytics Conference & Exhibition. 1691(), 1 - 8.
5 Ahmad, N., & Mohd Nawawi, M.K. (2016). Modelling an outpatient unit in a clinical health centre using discrete event simulation. The 4th International Conference on Quantitative Sciences and Its Applications (ICOQSIA 2016) AIP Conf. Proc. 1782, 040018-1–040018-8; doi: 10.1063/1.4966085. 1782(), 00 - 00.
6 Ahmad, N., Ahmad, N., & Desa, W.L.H.M. (2016). A Framework of Emergency Diagnosis Expert System for Asthmatic Children . Proceedings of the Innovation and Analytics Conference & Exhibition (IACE) 2016. 1(), 106 - 111.
7 Engku Muhammad Nazri Bin Engku Abu Bakar, Ahmad, N., Shariffuddin, M.D.K., & shazida jan mohd khan (2017). Selecting university undergraduate student activities via compromised-analytical hierarchy process and 0-1 integer programming to maximize SETARA points. AIP Conference Proceeding 1905, 050047 (2017). 1905(), 00 - 00.
8 Ahmad, N., Zulkepli, J., & Ramli, R. (2017). Understanding the Dynamic Effects of Returning Patients Toward Emergency Department Density . THE 13TH IMT-GT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS. 1905(), 1 - 5.
9 Ahmad, N., Zainal Abidin, N., & NO_INITIAL (2017). A modeling framework for mitigating customers’ waiting time at a vehicle inspection centre,. AIP Conference Proceeding 1905, 050047 (2017). 1905(040002), 1 - 6.
10 Ahmad, N., Ahmad, N., & Desa, W.L.H.M. (2017). Acute asthma severity identification of expert system flow in emergency department. PROCEEDINGS OF THE 13TH IMT-GT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS (ICMSA2017). 1905(1), - .
11 Ahmad, N. (2019). Optimal diet selection for university students using integer linear programming. AIP conference proceedings. 2138(1), 040002-1 - 040002-6.
12 Ahmad, N. (2013). Simulating the impact of an increase in patient volume on a government emergency department in Malaysia. International Proceedings of The International Conference on Management and Artificial Intelligent. 63(), 78 - 82.

BOOKS

1 Sapiri, H., Zulkepli, J., Ahmad, N., Zainal Abidin, N., & Hawari, N.N. (2017). Introduction to System Dynamics Modelling and Vensim Software, Universiti Utara Malaysia:UUM Press

CHAPTER IN BOOKS

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Ahmad, N., Ahmad, N., & Desa, W.L.H.M. (2019). Identification of asthma severity in the emergency department using fuzzy rule-based model, Recent trends in applied and associated mathematical sciences (pp. 94 - 116), Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok Kedah.:UUM Press
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Ahmad, N. (2013). Modeling Emergency Department Using a Hybrid Simulation Approach, IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (pp. 701 - 711), Netherlands:Springer Netherlands

PAST & CURRENT RESEARCHS

1 A SYSTEM DYNAMICS DEFORESTATION MODEL TOWARDS CONSERVATION OF FOREST IN MALAYSIA (2019), Member, KPT
2 A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR SMOOTH VEHICLE DIAGNOSTICS SERVICES (2017), Member, LAIN-LAIN
3 An Integrated Simulation-Based Optimization Model For Waiting Time Reduction At Vehicle Inspection Centre Of Puspakom (2016), Leader, KPT
4 DETERMINING AND SCHEDULING STUDENT DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES TOWARDS ACHIEVING THE UNIVERSITY KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIS) (2016), Member, UNIVERSITI
5 Modelling Emergency Department Diagnosis Expert System (2016), Member, UNIVERSITI
6 EXPLORING FRONTIER HYBRID OF SIMULATION MODELS FOR CAPACITY PLANNING IN HEALTH CARE EMERGENCY SERVICES (2015), Leader, KPT
7 MODELING AND ANALYSIS OF INTERNAL SUPPLY CHAIN EVENTS (2007), Member, LAIN-LAIN
8 SUPPLY CHAIN EVENT MANAGEMENT USING SYSTEMS THINKING APPROACH (2006), Member, LAIN-LAIN
9 BALANCE IN DISTANCE, TONNAGE AND INCOME CONTRIBUTION IN THE HAULAGE PROBLEM: A CASE STUDY (2005), Member, KPT
10 PERSONALITY PREFERENCES AND CAREER EXPECTATIONS OF SEKOLAH MENENGAH CHANGLUN STUDENTS (2003), Leader, KPT

UNDERGRADUATE

NoCourse CodeCourse Name
1 VCG131TAE KWAN DO III
2 VCG141TAE KWAN DO IV
3 VCG211SENI SILAT CEKAK I
4 VCG221SENI SILAT CEKAK II
5 VCG231SENI SILAT CEKAK III
6 VCG241SENI SILAT CEKAK IV
7 VCG311TAE KWON DO I
8 VCG321TAE KWON DO II
9 VCG331TAE KWON DO III
10 VCG341TAE KWON DO IV
11 VCG411KARATE DO I
12 VCG421KARATE DO II
13 VCG431KARATE DO III
14 VCG441KARATE DO IV
15 VCG511SILAT GAYUNG I
16 VCG521SILAT GAYUNG II
17 VCG541SILAT GAYUNG IV
18 SQQP3063SYSTEM DYNAMICS MODELING
19 SQPX3908PRACTICUM
20 SQQP3023DECISION MODELING
21 VCG531SILAT GAYUNG III
22 VCG031SILAT OLAHRAGA III
23 VCG011SILAT OLAHRAGA I
24 VCG021SILAT OLAHRAGA II
25 VCG041SILAT OLAHRAGA IV
26 VCG111TAE KWAN DO I
27 VCG121TAE KWAN DO II
28 QM3033DECISION MODELLING
29 SDG1021THINKING SKILL
30 SQPX4908PRACTICUM
31 SQQP1014QUANTITATIVE SCIENCE TECHNIQUES I
32 SDG2011PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING
33 QQP2013DECISION MAKING TECHNIQUES II
34 QQP3013DECISION MAKING TECHNIQUES III
35 QS1013ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
36 SQQS1013ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
37 QQP3023DECISION MODELING
38 QQS1013ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
39 SQQP4073RESEARCH IN QUANTITATIVE SCIENCES II
40 SDG1011HIGH TOUCH COMMUNICATION
41 QQM1023MANAGERIAL MATHEMATICS
42 SQQP3073RESEARCH IN QUANTITATIVE SCIENCES 1
43 SDG3011MANAGEMENT ETHICS

POSTGRADUATE

NoCourse CodeCourse Name
1 SQQP5012OPERATIONAL RESEARCH 1
2 SQQP5023DECISION ANALYSIS

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