Dr Lai An Chow
Head (Big Data and Analytics Unit)
Designation: Assistant Professor
Faculty / Institute / Centre : Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science
Department / Unit: Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone No: +603-90860288 ext
Fax: +603-90193886
Email Address: laiac@utar.edu.my
Webpage Extension URL: http://staff.utar.edu.my/laiac
Scopus Profile : https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=56945764100
Google Scholar Profile : https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=oUoIAowAAAAJ&hl=en
Orcid ID : https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5086-9631
Qualification: Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University ( Electrical & Computer Engineering )
Master of Science, National Cheng Kung University ( Electrical Engineering )
Bachelor of Science, National Cheng Kung University ( Electrical Engineering )


[1]       M. C. Lee, R. Mitra, E. Lazaridis, An-Chow Lai, Y. K. Goh, W.-S. Yap, "Data privacy preserving scheme using generalised linear models," in Computers and Security, Dec 2016. (ISI-indexed)

[2]      B.-H. Lim, K.-K. Chong, C.-S. Lim, An-Chow Lai, "Latitude-orientated mode of non-imaging focusing heliostat using spinning-elevation tracking method," Solar Energy 135, 253-264, 2016. ( ISI-indexed )

[3]      L.-C. Hau, J.-V. Lee, Y.-D. Chuah, An-Chow Lai, "Smart Grid? The Present and Future of Smart Physical Protection: A Review," Int’l Journal of Energy, Information and Communications, Vol 4, 43-54, 2013.

[4]      An-Chow Lai and B. Falsafi, "Optimizing Traffic in DSM Clusters: Fine-Grain Memory Caching versus Page Migration/Replication," Theory of Computing Systems 35(3): 269-287, 2002. ( ISI-indexed )

[5]      J.-C. Ueng, C.-K. Shieh, S.-C. Mac, An-Chow Lai, et al."Multi-threaded Design for a Software Distributed Shared Memory System," IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems (12): 1512-1523, 1999. ( ISI-indexed )

[6]      C.-K. Shieh, J.-C. Ueng, and An-Chow Lai, "Design and Implementation of Cohesion," Journal of Information Science and Engineering 14(4): 725-741, 1998. (ISI-indexed)


[1]       Ming-Cheng Ho, An-Chow Lai, Kok-Keong Chong, Ming-Hui Tan, Boon-Han Lim, Yeong-Jin King, Jer-Vui Lee, "Design and Construction of Prototype Mobile Sun-Tracking System for Concentrator Photovoltaic System," to appear in International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2017), Aug 2017.

[2]      Yihong Wong, Yeong-Jin King, An-Chow Lai,  Kok-Keong Chong, Boon-Han Lim, "Feasibility Study of Tuned Liquid Column Damper for Ocean Wave Energy Extraction," in American Institute Of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceeding, Apr 2017.

[3]      Wasif Ali Khan, Boon-Han Lim, An-Chow Lai, Kok-Keong Chong, "A Novel Anti-Theft Security System for Photovoltaic Modules," in American Institute Of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceeding, Apr 2017.

[4]      Sin-Ran Chong, An-Chow Lai, Zan-Kai Chong, "Improve the Decoding Process of Rateless Erasure Code and Network Coding with Graphics Processing Unit in IoT," in the International Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering (ICAEESE), Nov 2016.

[5]      Min-Cherng Lee, Robin Mitra, Emmanuel Lazaridis, An-Chow Lai, Yong-Kheng Goh, Wun-She Yap, "Statistical Disclosure Control for Data Privacy Using Sequence of Generalised Linear Models," in Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy, 77-93, Jul 2016.

[6]      Yong-Kheng Goh, An-Chow Lai, "Correlation of Instantaneous Volatility on Multiple Instruments over Periods of Market Reversal," Statistical Computing Asia (SCA2015), Jul 2015.

[7]      Kok-Keong Chong, Tiong-Keat Yew, Chee-Woon Wong, Ming-Hui Tan, Woei-Chong Tan, An-Chow Lai, "Dense-Array Concentrator Photovoltaic System Using Non-Imaging Dish Concentrator and Crossed Compound Parabolic Concentrator," in American Institute Of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceeding, Apr 2015

[8]      An-Chow Lai, Kok-Keong Chong, Ming-Chen Ho, See-Hao Yap, Chun-Kit Heng, Boon-Han Lim, Jer-Vui Lee. "A Generic Sun-Tracking Algorithm for On-Axis Solar Collector in Mobile Platforms," in American Institute Of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceeding, Apr 2015.

[9]      Y. C. See, N. M. Noor, An-Chow Lai, "Hybrid Face Detection With Skin Segmentation And Edge Detection," IEEE International Conference On Signal And Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA), Oct 2013.

[10]   An-Chow Lai, Cem Fide, and Babak Falsafi, "Dead-block Prediction and Dead-block Correlating Prefetchers," in Proceedings of International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA’01), Jul 2001.

[11]    An-Chow Lai and Babak Falsafi, "Comparing the Effectiveness of Fine-Grain Memory Caching against Page Migration/Replication in Reducing Traffic in DSM Clusters," in the 12th ACM Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA’00), Jul 2000.

[12]    An-Chow Lai and Babak Falsafi, "Selective, Accurate, and Timely Self-Invalidation Using Last-Touch Prediction," in Proceedings of International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA’00), Jun 2000.

[13]    An-Chow Lai and Babak Falsafi, "Memory Sharing Predictor: The Key to a Speculative Coherent DSM," in Proceedings of International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA’99), May 1999.

[14]   An-Chow Lai, C.-K. Shieh, J.-C. Ueng, Y.-T. Kok, and L.-Y. Kung, "Load Balancing in Distributed Shared Memory Systems," in the IEEE Int’l Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference (IPCCC’97), Feb 1997.

[15]    W.-P. Zhu, T.-Y. Liang, C.-K. Shieh, and An-Chow Lai, "Two Task Mapping/Scheduling Methods for DSM Systems- Simulated Annealing mapping vs. Dynamic Loop Scheduling," in the 12th Australasian Computer Science Conference, Sydney, Australia, Feb 1997.

[16]    An-Chow Lai, C.-K. Shieh, J.-C. Ueng, T.-Y. Liang, T.-C. Chang, and S.-C. Mac, "Cohesion: An Efficient Distributed Shared Memory System Supporting Multiple Memory Consistency Models," in Proceedings of the 1st AIZU International Symposium on Parallel Algorithms/Architecture Synthesis, Japan, Mar 1995.