Associate Professor Dr Yap Kian Meng is now a Chartered Engineer (CEng) under the Engineering Council and IET, UK.
The Chartered Engineers (CEng) recognizes an engineer or researcher who develops solutions using the new or existing technologies through innovation, creativity, and new ideas. The CEng status is technical accountability for complex systems with significant levels of risk. It is also awarded to recognize high achievements in knowledge, solving engineering problems, management and leadership, interpersonal skills, and professional commitment (UK-SPEC). AP Dr. Yap started his engineer's career as a Practical Trainee, Assistant Engineer, Product Engineer, Research Assistant, and Network Engineer. The title of CEng status motivates Dr. Yap to continue practicing professional development and ethics in IT and Engineering. He has developed many innovative ways in sensory technology research resulting in Q1 journal publications. \
Dr. Yap is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Computing and Information Systems (DCIS). He is also the Head of the Research Centre in Human-Machine Collaboration (HUMAC), School of Engineering and Technology (SET) at Sunway University.