oneM2M Workshop at UNIMAS

In preparation for the Ideathon 2018, a pre-Ideathon workshop was conducted on 28 November 2018. This workshop aimed at introducing the participants to the use of the oneM2M platform,and Internet of Things (IoT). Led by Mr. Gary Loh Chee Wyai and Mr Daniel Tan from the University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS), this workshop saw the attendance of more than 70 students who had registered online to partake in the Ideathon 2018.  

Materials about oneM2M platform was distributed to all the participants, and each team was also given a set of Arduino kits and Raspberry Pi’s to experiment with in order to further build their ideas for their proposed projects.  




9.00am – 10.00am

Introduction to oneM2M

10.00am – 10.30am

Questions and Answers Session

10.30am – 12.00pm

Demonstration on setting up oneM2M server and simple demonstration on IoT connection to the oneM2M server

12.00pm – 12.30pm

Questions and Answers Session




Gary Loh, Senior Lecturer and researcher for more than 10 years in the field of ICT for Rural Development (ICT4RD). Gary formerly was an IT project manager handling the projects at ISITI, UNIMAS, which include the multi-award winning eBario project, eLamai, eBakelalan, eBuayan, eLarapan and the Telecentre Program for the Orang Asli (TPOA) at Pahang and Kelantan. Besides looking after the sites, he also one of the pioneer in providing training to the PI1M managers and assistant managers for Maxis. He is a Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) Malaysia certified Train the Trainers (certificate no: TTT/13861) and also a certified CyberSec First Responder™ (CFR) (certificate no: 2017001338). He had successfully organised and participated many Makerfest/Hackathon event in his university and other universities, which involved the school children from the lower secondary schools to university undergraduates.  Currently, he is actively involved in research and consultation on project that involved ICT4RD, renewable energy, service learning and Broadband over Power Line (BPL) technology in the central region of Sarawak. He is also involved heavily in lecturing at University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) located at Sibu from network computing to cyber security courses. Besides commitment to the education, research and consultation, he is also the caretaker for the Smart Solar project which is a joint venture with a Korean company to support Sarawak state government in rural electrification project. He also involve with the SHARE project in collaboration with TTC (Japan) and UNIMAS to explore the oneM2M Internet of Things (IoT) platform for research on possible existing IoT systems integration. 

 Gary Loh


The workshop was facilitated by 4 lecturers, 2 administrative assistants:

  1. Associate Professor Dr Fitri Suraya Mohamad (UNIMAS)
  2. Associate Professor Dr Johari bin Abdullah (UNIMAS)
  3. Mr. Gary Loh (UCTS)
  4. Mr. Daniel Tan (UCTS)
  5. Jaya Laxshmi (UNIMAS)
  6. Carolyne Tommy (UNIMAS)

The workshop also saw the participation of more than 70 students. 


Please click here for full report of the workshop. 


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