Bang Xiang Yong

Doctoral Student

Bang Xiang Yong is pursuing his PhD within DIAL (supervised by Dr. Alexandra Brintrup), and is a member of Churchill College. He obtained his B.Eng in Electrical-Electronics (2017) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Currently, his research focus is in metrology for multi-agent systems in Industrial Internet of Things.


Research Interests

  • Multi-agent systems
  • Industry 4.0
  • Distributed Artificial Intelligence
  • Metrology

Previous Works

  • 2014 - Intern at Intel, Internet of Things group worked on  Smart Factory, Smart Restroom and Smart City
  • 2016 - Research intern at University of Cambridge, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology developed 3 software applications under supervision of Dr Ulla Sovio and Dr Sung Gong.
  • 2018 - Research intern at Academia Sinica (National Academy of Taiwan) worked on Deep Learning LSTM and Reinforcement Learning in Natural Language Processing.
  • 2017-2018 – Multiple projects at IfM : VR for Robot lab, Hybrid Web/Mobile application for CIM


SL Sen, YB Xiang, ESL Ming, KK Xiang, YC Fai… - Control Conference (ASCC), 2015 10th Asian, 2015


BX Yong, MRA Rahim, AS Abdullah - Asian Simulation Conference, 2017



  1. Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King of Malaysia) Scholarship for PhD in Engineering at University of Cambridge
  2. Chancellor’s Award from Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah, Queen of Johor (2017)
  3. Finalist, Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific (MCAP) 2015 (USA)
  4. Pitching Award, Asia Pacific Assistive, Rehabilitative & Therapeutic Technologies (AR&TTs) Challenge 2015 (Singapore)
  5. Top 25 Finalist, ESPRIEX Business Model Canvas Competition 2017 (Indonesia)
  6. 1stPrize, Imagine Cup Malaysia 2014
  7. 2ndPrize, Imagine Cup Malaysia 2017
  8. 2ndPrize, Innopitch 2014
  9. 2nd Prize Winner, Malaysian Assistive, Rehabilitative & Therapeutic Technologies (AR&TTs) Challenge and Symposium 2014
  10. Consolation Prize, Top 20 Finalist National Blue Ocean Strategy 2017 Competition (NBOS)
  11. 1stPrize Winner, Startup Weekend 2016
  12. 2ndPrize Winner, Innopitch 2016
  13. 1stPrize Winner, University App Challenge 2017

Contact Details

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