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Dr. Mark Tee Kit Tsun

Lecturer, Digital Learning Technologist
BSc (Hons), BEng (Hons), MSE, PhD (SUTS), MIEEE, Grad. BEM

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science

Office No:+60 82 260 951
Fax No:+60 82 260 813
Room No: E612
Email: mtktsun@swinburne.edu.my
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Mark Tee received his BSc(Hons) in Computer Science from Coventry University in 2005 and served in the software development industry until 2008. He completed a Masters in Software Engineering (OUM) and a BEng(Hons) from Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak by 2014. He completed his PhD candidature at the same university in 2018 and joined the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science as a Lecturer in the following year.

His previous research areas include computer game development, drone technology applications and assistive robotics for injury prevention.

Research Interests

  • Human Robot Interaction
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality
  • Drone Development
  • Internet of Things (IoT)

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Graduate Member, Board of Engineers Malaysia

PhD/Master by Research Opportunities

Potential research higher degree candidates are welcome to enquire about postgraduate opportunities in the following areas/ projects:

  1. Assistive Technologies for Augmenting Rehabilitation of Post-Stroke Disabilities.
  2. Assistive Robotics for the Prevention of Injuries in Children with Cognitive Disabilities.
  3. Social and Industrial Applications of IoT and Drone Technologies.

Please contact Dr. Mark Tee for more information on the above topic.


  • Book and book chapter Tee, MKT, Lau, BT, Siswoyo, HJ & Lau, SL 2016, ‘Potential of Human Tracking in Assistive Technologies for Children with Cognitive Disabilities’, Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, IGI Global, pp. 245–247.
  • Book and book chapter Tee, MKT, Lau, BT, Siswoyo, HJ & Then, PHH 2015, ‘Robotics for Assisting Children with Physical and Cognitive Disabilities’, in LB Theng (ed.), Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities, IGI Global, pp. 78–120, viewed 20 February, 2015, http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/robotics-for-assisting-children-with-physical-and-cognitive-disabilities/122905
  • Journal paper Tee, MKT, Lau, BT & Siswoyo, HJ 2018b, ‘An Improved Indoor Robot Human-Following Navigation Model Using Depth Camera, Active IR Marker and Proximity Sensors Fusion’, Robotics, vol. 7, no. 1, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, p. 4, viewed 24 February, 2018, http://www.mdpi.com/2218-6581/7/1/4.
  • Journal paper Tee, MKT, Lau, BT & Siswoyo, HJ 2018c, ‘Exploring the Performance of a Sensor-Fusion-based Navigation System for Human Following Companion Robots’, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research (IJMERR).
  • Conference paper Tee, MKT, Lau, BT & Siswoyo, HJ 2017, ‘Pathfinding decision-making using proximity sensors, depth camera and active IR marker tracking data fusion for human following companion robot’, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series.
  • Conference paper Tee, MKT, Lau, BT, Siswoyo, HJ & Wong, DML 2016, ‘Integrating Visual Gestures for Activity Tracking in the Injury Mitigation Strategy using CARMI’, RESKO Technical Conference 2016: The 2nd Asian Meeting on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (AMoRE AT), Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of Korea (RESKO), Goyang, Korea, pp. 61–62.
  • Conference paper Tee, MKT, Lau, BT, Siswoyo Jo, H & Lau, SL 2016, ‘Proposing a Sensor Fusion Technique Utilizing Depth and Ranging Sensors for Combined Human Following and Indoor Robot Navigation’, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Network, Communication and Computing (ICNCC 2016), ACM Press, New York, USA, pp. 331–335, viewed 20 June, 2017, http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=3033288.3033345.
  • Conference paper Tee, MKT, Lau, BT, Siswoyo, HJ & Lau, SL 2015, ‘A Human Orientation Tracking System using Template Matching and Active Infrared Marker’, 2015 International Conference on Smart Sensors and Application (ICSSA 2015), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Conference paper Tee, MKT, Lau, BT & Siswoyo, HJ 2014, ‘Exploring the Possibility of Companion Robots for Injury Prevention for People with Disabilities’, The 19th International Conference on Transformative Science & Engineering, Business & Social Innovation (SDPS 2014), Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, pp. 199 – 210.
  • Conference paper H. S. Jo et al. 2014, “Development of Blimp Platform for Aerial Photography”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 629, pp. 170-175.