Call for Research Proposals for Xiamen University Malaysia Research Fund (XMUMRF) Cycle 10/2022

The Center for Postgraduate Studies and Research (CPSR) is pleased to announce the opening of application for the Xiamen University Malaysia Research Fund (XMUMRF), Cycle 10/2022, with the objective of promoting research activities across all disciplines at XMUM. All confirmed full-time XMUM staff (Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer and Laboratory Officer only) with Ph.D. degrees or professional designations in accordance with the qualifying requirements and programme accreditation criteria are eligible to apply for XMUMRF as Principal Investigators. 

The closing date of this XMUMRF Cycle 10/2022 application is 17 May 2022 (Tuesday) at 12 noon. All the best with your applications.

XMUM is recruiting Graduate Student Research Assistants (GRAs) with allowance 

Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) is recruiting Graduate Student Research Assistants (GRAs) in various exciting fields of research under Project Leaders with outstanding, excellent research track and achievements. We are dedicated to produce high quality and high impact interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary world-class research that is recognized both nationally and internationally. We strive to provide diverse opportunities for students to develop scientific knowledge, as well as research and collaborative skills leading to new discoveries, inventions and policies and aim to produce well-rounded, independent researchers. 

For further details, please refer to the list of Project Leaders and research projects below. Interested candidates are welcome to contact the Project Leaders directly via email.


Project Leaders


Email Address

Research Interests

Details of Research   Project


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kenneth R. Szulczyk

International Business

Renewable Energy, Behavioral Finance



Dr. Foo Chuan Yi

New Energy Science and Engineering

Materials Science, Supercapacitors, Electrochemical   Analysis



Dr. Iftekhar Salam

Information and Communication Technology

Cryptography, Cryptanalysis, Information Security



Dr. Mahdi H. Miraz

Information and Communication Technology

IoT, Blockchain, HL7 Network



Prof. Dr. Wang Huiqiong

Research Management Center

Interface physics of functional materials



Prof. Dr. Zheng Jincheng

Innovation Center

First Principles Calculation, Materials Simulation,   Machine Learning, Nano Energy Materials