About PCVS2023

The Process Control Virtual Symposium (PCVS2023) is a one-day event organized on 25th November 2023. The virtual symposium aims to provide a convenient platform for researchers and practitioners to share their research and experience dealing with complex problems affecting the industry, society and environment today. As society endeavours to switch to sustainable development in response to non-renewable resource depletion and environmental issues, it is vital to develop new ideas and concepts in process control which in the past has played an instrumental role in supporting the rapid progress in the process industry. Now as never before, with the advances of artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IOTs), vast data are available, but their effective means of utilization to support the switch to sustainable development remain immature. The PCVS2023 attempts in a small way to initiate a conducive platform to spark interest among researchers and industrial practitioners to share new ideas, to propose new conceptual as well as mathematical frameworks and to articulate new problems that can help the development of process control to play a vital role in sustainable development.

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Aims and Scope

The virtual symposium covers the following topics:

  • Machine Learning
  • Soft Sensors
  • Control Design and Applications
  • Digital Twin
  • Process Control Education
  • Process Control Roles in Sustainable Development
  • Process Modelling
  • Optimization

Besides the topics above, the participants can also present related studies which can enhance the richness of the process control field, such as molecular dynamics simulation, energy system simulation and many others.

All papers are subject to peer review. The accepted papers will appear in the special issue of the ASEAN Journal of Process Control (eISSN: 2976-4009). The presentation and publication are MYR 50.00.

Benefits to participants

  • Free MyPCS membership for one year.
  • Best paper awards
  • Best projects (programming in MATLAB or Phyton)

Invited International Speakers

Dr. Kiew Kam: Effective Process Control: The Road to Operation Excellence (New)

Important Date:

Submission of paper due date: 15th September 2023
Notification of acceptance: 20th October 2023
Final paper submission and registration due date: 15th December 2023



Guidelines for Abstract Submission:

  • Submission Deadline: Abstracts must be submitted by 15 Sept 2023 to be considered for presentation at PCVS 2023.
  • Submission Template/Format: DOWNLOAD TEMPLATE HERE
  • Word Limit: Abstracts should not exceed 300 words. This limit includes all sections of the abstract.
  • Language: All abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Originality: Abstracts should represent original research, developments, or insights. Previously published work or abstracts will not be accepted.
  • Relevance: Ensure that your abstract is aligned with the themes and topics of PCVS 2023. Check the symposium website for a list of relevant areas.
  • Review Process: All submitted abstracts will undergo a peer-review process. Notifications of acceptance will be sent to the corresponding authors by 20 October 2023.
  • Presenter Registration: If your abstract is accepted, at least one author must register for PCVS 2023 by 15 November 2023 to confirm the presentation slot.
  • Presentation Format: Detailed instructions will be provided upon acceptance.
  • How to Submit: Use the provided online submission form on this page to submit your abstract. Ensure that all information is accurate before finalizing your submission.

Organizing Committee

  • Professor Ir. Dr. Azlan Mohd Hussain (Chair, Universiti Malaya)
  • Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Syamsul Rizal Abd Shukor (Co-chair, Universiti Sains Malaysia)
  • Associate Professor Jobrun Nandong (Secretary, Curtin University Malaysia)
  • Dr. Noraini Mohd (Publication, Xiamen University Malaysia)
  • Dr. Mohd Farid Atan (Publication, UNIMAS)
  • Mr. Mohd Fauzi Zanil (Publicity, UCSI University Malaysia)

Technical Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Agus Saptoro, Curtin University Malaysia
  • Associate Prof. Dr. Haslinda Zabiri, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Associate Prof. Dr. Farah Saleena Taip, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Associate Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohamad Rizza Othman, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
  • Dr Jarinah Mohd Ali Senior, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr Norhuda Abdul Manaf, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (MJIIT), Malaysia
  • Ir. Dr. Jegalakshimi Jewaratnam, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Nurul Hazwani Sabri, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

We are excited to learn from your contributions and create a dynamic and insightful virtual symposium. If you have any inquiries or require assistance, please contact our support team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.