Dr. Wayan  Suparta

Dr. Wayan Suparta

Associate Professor
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Space Science from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

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Dr. Wayan Suparta is currently working as Associate Professor at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia. He has completed his Ph.D. in Space Science from same University. He has more than 15 years of exemplary experience since 1994, outstanding command of General Science and Technology Curriculum with Special Expertise in Applied Physics, Electronics, Instrumentation, Communications and Computers. His area of research interest related to GPS Meteorology and Remote Sensing (Metrology), Space Meteorology and Climate Change Sciences, and Electronics Communications Engineering and Instrumentation. He is member of National Antarctic Program in Malaysian Antarctic Research, Programme (MARP), International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), senior member of Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES), and Asian Oceanic Geophysics Society. He supervises graduate levels (3 PhD and 2 MSc) students by research at the Institute of Space Science (ANGKASA) and Department of Electrical, Electronics and System Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He has published over 50 papers (journal and proceeding) and has given over 35 presentations at international scientific meetings. He also published one chapter in a book (2010) and two books. He has been the recipient of numerous grants from Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia (MOSTI) and Competitive grants from UKM. He was also heavily involved in organizing conferences, which both at the international and national levels. Accordingly, he was invited as a moderator to chair the conference session.

Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
Remote Sensing
Climate Change
Space Meteorology
Communication Systems

Selected Publications

  1. Suparta, W., J. Adnan and M.A.M. Ali, 2012. Monitoring of GPS precipitable water vapor during the severe flood in Kelantan. Am. J. Appl. Sci., 9: 825-831.
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  2. Suparta, W., F.N. Abu Bakar and M. Abdullah, 2012. Coreless winter characteristics observed with GPS receivers over antarctic and arctic regions. Am. J. Appl. Sci., 9: 1203-1213.
  3. Suparta, W., 2012. Detection of a katabatic wind event with GPS meteorology easurements at scott base antarctica. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 115: 153-162.
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  4. Suparta, W., 2012. Application of near field communication technology for mobile airline ticketing. J. Comput. Sci., 8: 1235-1243.
  5. Suparta, W. and G.J. Fraser, 2012. A new method to correlate a possible coupling between the upper and the lower levels of the atmosphere. Am. J. Applied Sci., 9: 894-901.
  6. Suparta, W., J. Adnan and M.A.M. Ali, 2011. Direct impact monitoring of lightning activity on the GPS signals propagation. Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 5: 604-609.
  7. Suparta, W., 2011. Variability of GPS-based precipitable water vapor over Antarctica: Comparison between observations and predictions. World Applied Sci. J., 12: 1597-1604.
  8. Suparta, W., 2011. Monitoring of GPS PWV association to the solar energetic events during the intense solar flares of October/November 2003. Geographia Technica, 11: 72-81.
  9. Suparta, W., B. Yatim and M.A.M. Ali, 2010. Solar forcing on antarctic terrestrial climate: A study by means of GPS observations. Acta Geophysica, 58: 374-391.
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  10. Suparta, W., 2010. Using a global positioning system to estimate precipitable water vapor in antarctica. Polar Geogr., 33: 63-79.
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  11. Suparta, W., 2010. Using GPS PWV as a new approach to correlate solar-induced on Antarctic climate. Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 4: 6086-6089.
  12. Suparta, W., Z.A. Samah and A.R. Harper, 2009. Impact of a katabatic wind on GPS PWV measurement at Scott base station. Antarctica Sci. J., 3: 152-162.
  13. Suparta, W., M.A.M. Ali, B. Yatim and G.J. Fraser, 2009. Analysis of GPS-sensed atmospheric water vapour variability and its response to the terrestrial winds over Antarctica. Phys. Chem. Earth Parts A/B/C, 34: 72-87.
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  14. Suparta, W., B. Yatim and M.A.M. Ali, 2009. Monitoring characteristics of space weather over UKM Bangi Selangor using GPS receivers. Sains Malaysiana, 38: 463-471.
  15. Suparta, W., 2009. Application of GPS sensing technique for sun-earth coupling studies. Geographia Technica, 2: 94-105.
  16. Suparta, W., Z.A.A. Rashid, M.A.M. Ali, B. Yatim and G.J. Fraser, 2008. Observations of Antarctic precipitable water vapor and its response to the solar activity based on GPS sensing. J. Atmos. Sol-Terrestrial Phys., 70: 1419-1447.
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