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Dr. Vong Wan Tze

Lecturer, Course Director for Master of Information Technology
BSc (Newcastle, UK) MRes (Newcastle, UK) PhD (SUTS)

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science

Office No:+60 82 260 983
Fax No:+60 82 260 813
Room No: E327, Building E, FECS
Email: wvong@swinburne.edu.my
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Biography

Vong Wan Tze received her BSc in Biomedical Sciences from University of Northumbria, UK in 2006 and her MRes in Medical and Molecular Biosciences from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK in 2007. She received her Ph.D. in Information Technology from Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak (SUTS) in 2016. Dr. Vong joined Swinburne Sarawak as a postdoctoral researcher from 2016 until 2018, and was appointed a lecturer in 2019. Her research interests include literature-based knowledge extraction and discovery, statistical modelling in clinical epidemiology, and ICT solutions for bridging the rural-urban digital divide.

Research Interests

  • Literature-based knowledge extraction and discovery
  • Statistical modelling in clinical epidemiology
  • ICT solutions for bridging the digital divide

  • Publications

Publications

  • Journal paper Vong, W-T, Khalid, M. Y., Raman, V., & Then, P. H. H. (2018). A Mobile Application for Transportation Management and Trip Planning in Rural Sarawak, Malaysia. Journal of Industrial Information Technology and Application, 2(2): 84-91
  • Journal paper Khalid, M. Y., Vong, W-T, Raman, V., & Then, P. H. H. (2018). An Online Tele-Monitoring System for Delivering Healthcare in Rural Sarawak, Malaysia. Journal of Industrial Information Technology and Application, 2(1): 88-95
  • Journal paper Vong, W-T., Then, P. H. H., & Teo, T. H. (2018) Empowering Rural Youth for Socio-Economic Benefits: A Case Study of Knowledge Management Practices in Sarawak. Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, (Preprint), 1-21.
  • Journal paper Vong, W-T., Kong, M. L., Lai, C. C., Then, P. H. H., & Teo, T. H. (2017). Investigating the roles of knowledge management practices in empowering rural youth to bridge the digital divide in rural Sarawak. Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, 21(1), 61-79.
  • Journal paper Vong, W-T. & Then, P. H. H. (2016). An Evaluation of Hierarchical Methods for Visualization of Medical Interventions. JP Journal of Biostatistics, 13(1), 29-63.
  • Journal paper Vong, W-T. & Then, P. H. H. (2016). A Comparison of Similarity Metrics for Hierarchical Clustering of Medical Interventions. JP Journal of Biostatistics, 13(1), 1-27.
  • Journal paper Vong, W-T. & Then, P. H. H. (2015). Known-Item Retrieval Performance of a PICO-based Medical Question Answering System. Asia Pacific Journal of Information System, 25(4), 627-652.
  • Journal paper Drew, Y., Mulligan, E. A., Vong, W-T., Thomas, H. D., Kahn, S., Kyle, S. & Curtin, N. J. (2011). Therapeutic potential of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor AG014699 in human cancers with mutated or methylated BRCA1 or BRCA2. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 103(4), 334-346.
  • Journal paper Drew, Y., Vong, W.-T., Khan, S., Kyle, S., Edmondson, R., Plummer, R., & Curtin, N. (2008). Investigating DNA double strand break formation and repair in response to the PARP inhibitor AG014699 in cell lines defective in Homologous Recombination: a role for PARP inhibitors in sporadic cancers? Cancer Research, 68(9 Supplement), 859-859.
  • Conference paper Vong, W-T. & Then, P. H. H. (2015). Information Seeking Features of a PICO-based Medical Question-Answering System: A Usability and Satisfaction Survey. 9th International Conference on IT in Asia.
  • Conference paper Vong, W-T. & Then, P. H. H. (2014). Visualization of PICO Elements for Information Needs Clarification and Query Refinement. In Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (pp. 360-372). Springer International Publishing.
  • Conference paper Lai, C. P., Vong, W-T. & Then, P. H.H. (2012). A patient-centric framework for multisourced actionable health solution. In Biomedical Engineering (ICoBE), 2012 International Conference on (pp. 573-578). IEEE.
  • Conference paper Vong, W-T. & Then, P. H. H. (2010). Frequentist vs. Bayesian Approaches in interpreting the interrelationship among Inflammatory Biomarkers and Acute Coronary Syndrome. 2010 National Postgraduate Seminar.
  • Conference paper Vong, W-T., Drew, Y., Kyle, S., Plummer, R., Edmondson, R. & Curtin, N.J. (2007). Mutated and epigenetically silenced BRCA1 cancer cell lines are sensitive to the PARP inhibitor AG014699. 2007 National Cancer Research Institute Meeting.