ASEAN Journal Science and Technology Development (AJSTD) Editor

Editor – in – Chief

Dr. Zohrah Binti Haji Sulaiman
Chief Editor AJSTD
Dean, Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Tungku Link BE1410
Tel. No. : (637) 2 463001 ext 1373/1390
Fax. No. : (637)2 2461502
E-mail: zohrah@fos.ubd.edu.bn

Editorial Board Members
Country Name
Brunei Darussalam Mrs. Hajah Rosita Abdullah
Senior Special Duties Officers
Ministry of Developement
Tel.  No. : (637) 2 381009 / 2383222 ext 316
Fax. No. : (637)2 382137
E-mail: rosita.abdullah@mod.gov.bn
Cambodia H.E. Dr Neth Barom
Vice President of Royal Academy of Cambodia
Russian Confederation Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel. No. : (855-16) 831 279
Fax. No. : –
E-mail: netbarom@camnet.com.kh
Indonesia Prof (Econ). Carunia Mulya Firdausy, PhD
National COST Chairman – Indonesia
Deputy State Minister of Research and Technology for Societal Dynamic
The State Ministry of Research and Technology
BPPT 2nd Building, 7th Floor
Jl. MH. Thamrin No. 8, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
Tel. No. : 62 – 21- 310 2062, 316 9218
Fax. No. : 62 – 21 – 310 2046,
E-mail: firdausy@cbn.net.id; dep-dm@ristek.go.id
Lao PDR Mr. Kongsayay Phommaxay 
Deputy Director-General of Department of Science and Technology
National Authority for Science and Technology (NAST)
Vientiane, Lao PDR
Tel. No. : (856-21) 263613; Mobile: (856-20) 5937179
Fax. No. : (856-21) 263613; 856-21 213472
E-mail: kongsaysy@nast.gov.la; kon_env@yahoo.com

Mr. Keonakhone Saysuliane
Deputy Director General of Department of Informatics
Under the national Authority for Science and Technology
Tel. No. : (856-21) 263613
Fax. No. : (856-21) 263613
E-mail: keonakhone@nast.gov.la

Malaysia Prof. Marzuki Khalid
Chairman ASEAN Sub-Committee on
Microelectronics and Information (SCMIT)
Director, Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIRO),
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Jalan Semarak, 54100 KL, Malaysia
Tel. No. : (603) 269 13710
Fax. No. : (603) 269 70815
E-mail: marzuki@utmkl.utm.my; marzuki.khalid@gmail.com
Myanmar Dr. Ko Ko Oo
National COST Chairman-Myanmar
Director General
Ministry of Science and Technology
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Tel. No. : 95-67-404008
Fax. No. : 95-67-404009
E-mail: most17@myanmar.com.mm; most18@myanmar.com.mm; dae.myatom@mptmail.net.mm

Dr. Zaw Min Naing(Alternate)
Pro-Rector
Department of Technical and Vocational Education
Ministry of Science and Technology
Yangon, Myanmar
Tel. No. : 95-1-555824, 95-1-557761, 09 858 5184
Fax. No. : 95-1-542873
E.mail: drzaw290615@gmail.com

Philippines Dr. Carol M. Yorobe
Undersecretary for Regional Operations
Department of Science and Technology
2/F DOST Building
General A. Santos Avenue, Bicutan
1631 Taguig, Metro Manila,
Philippines
Tel. No. : (632) 837-2941
Fax. No. : (632) 837-2941
E-mail: cmy@dost.gov.ph
Singapore Dr. Tan Tin Wee
Department of Biochemistry
National University of Singapore
c/o 10 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119242
Tel. No. : (65) 9664 0347
Fax. No. : (65) 6777 7936
E-mail: tinwee@bic.nus.edu.sg

Assoc. Prof. Ong Sim Heng
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
National University of Singapore
4 Engineering Drive 3
Singapore, 117576
Tel. No. : (65) 6516 2245
Fax. No. : (65) 6779 1103
E-mail: eleongsh@nus.edu.sg

Thailand Prof. Dr. Narongrit Sombatsompop
Head of Polymer Processing and Flow (P-PROF) Group
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)
91 Pracha U-tit Road, Bangmod
Bangkok 10140, Thailand
Tel. No. : (662) 470-8645
E-mail: narongrit.som@kmutt.ac.th
Viet Nam Prof. Acad. Nguyen Van Hieu
Chairman, Scientific Council of Materials Science,
Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)
18 Hoang Quoc Viet Road, Cau Giay
Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel. No. : (844) 8361779
Fax. No. : (844) 7564483
E-mail: nvhieu@ims.ac.vn

Dr. Le Tran Binh
Director
Institute of Biotechnology,
Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology
18 Hoang Quoc Viet Road, Cau Giay
Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel. No. : (844) 7564691
Fax. No. : (844) 756561, 8363144
E-mail: binh@ibt.ac.vn

Editorial Advisory Panel
Country Name
Brunei Darussalam Mr. Hj.Mohammad Zin bin Hj.Md.Salleh
National COST Chairman – Brunei Darussalam
Acting Permanent Secretary (Technical and Professional)
Ministry of Development
Bandar Seri Begawan BB3510
Brunei Darussalam
Tel. No. : (673)2 382298
Fax. No. : (673)2 380298
E-mail: mohamadzin.salleh@mod.gov.bn
Cambodia H.E. Dr. Om Romny
Director of Institute of Technology of Cambodia ( ITC)
Institute Technology of Cambodia
Russian Confederation Blvd.,
P.O. Box. 86, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel. No. : ( 855-12) 775 294
Fax. No. : –
E-mail: romny@itc.edu.kh
Indonesia Mrs. Sri Woro Budiati Harijono
Director General of the Bureau of Meteorology
and Geophysics
Jl. Angkasa I No. 2, Kemayoran,
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia
Tel. No. : (62-21) 654-2983
Fax. No. : (62-21) 654-2983
E-mail: sriworo@onebox.com; jaumil@yahoo.com
Lao PDR Dr. Maydom CHANTHANASINH
National COST Chairman- Lao PDR
Vice President of the National Authority for Science and Technology
Prime Minister’s Office
Tel. No. : 856-21 217705
Fax. No. : 856-21 213472
E-mail: maydom@nast.gov.la
Malaysia Dato’ Madinah Mohamad
National COST Chairman – Malaysia
Secretary General
Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
Level 6, Block C5, Parcel C,
62662 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tel. No. : 603 8885 8020
Fax. No. : 603 8885 8000
E-mail: madinah@mosti.gov.my
Myanmar Dr. Zaw Min Aung
Director General
Department of Technical and Vocational Education,
Ministry of Science and Technology
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Tel. No. : 95-67-404483,95-67-404488
Fax. No. : 95-67-404482
E-mail: zawminaung@gmail.com
Philippines Dr. Graciano P. Yumul, Jr.
Undersecretary for Research and Development
Department of Science and Technology
2/F DOST Building
General A. Santos Avenue, Bicutan
1631 Taguig, Metro Manila,
Philippines
Tel. No. : (632) 837-2930
Fax. No. : (632) 837-2930
E-mail: csrwg@yahoo.com; gpyumul@dost.gov.ph
Singapore Prof Low Teck Seng 
Singapore National COST Chairman
Managing Director
Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
1 Fusionopolis Way #21-10
Connexis North Tower
Singapore 138671
Tel. No. : (65) 6826 6468
Fax. No. : (65) 64662109
E-mail: tslow@a-star.edu.sg
Thailand Dr. Pornchai Rujiprapa
National COST Chairman-Thailand
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Science and Technology
Rama VI Road, Rajthevi, Bangkok 10400
Tel. No. : (662) 333 3999
Fax. No. : (662) 333 3966
E-mail: pornchai@most.go.th
Viet Nam Dr. Le Dinh Tien
Vice-Minister cum National COST Chairman-Viet Nam
MOST-Viet Nam
39 Tran Hung Dao St., Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel. No. : (844) 9436503
Fax. No. : (844) 9439733, 9439987
E-mail: letien@most.gov.vn
Editorial Staff
Journal Manager
Dr Abby Tan
Dyg Rosyzie Anna Hj 
Mohd Apong
Editorial Assistant
Dr Malai Haniti S.A. Hamid