Month: June 2011

UTM won Perodua Eco-Challenge 2011

A group of 35 students from the UTM Department of Automotive Engineering secured first place in the engineering category in the Perodua Eco-Challenge 2011 competition. The group, known as  “Forward”  took home a cash prize worth RM15, 000 and third place prize worth RM1, 000 for the category of design in the contest which lasted …

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Harvard Summer School experience for selected UTM students

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 – The UTM-Harvard Global Outreach Programme (GOP) was introduced by  UTM Vice Chancellor, Professor Dato’ ‘Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang, in January 2010. This programme involves selected students for the Harvard Summer School programme which is held in the summer at the renowned Harvard University, USA. Harvard University is the chosen destination of UTM because this …

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21 UTM students joined DTU Summer Course 2011

  A total of 21 students from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) have left for Denmark Technical University (DTU), in Lygby, Denmark on 19 June to participate in the Summer Course for three weeks. Picture shows the participants capturing the moment with Professor Dr. Mohd Azraai at the opening ceremony. Programme coordinator, Dr. Zainon Zainura Noor, said …

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UTM and UNJANI strengthen cooperation

  JOHOR BAHRU, June 23: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Universitas General Achmad Yani (UNJANI), Indonesia signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen cooperation in academic, research and exchange of staff and students. Vice-Chancellor Professor Dato ‘Ir Dr Zaini Ujang, said the agreement, which involved the Faculty of Management and Human Resource Development, UTM and the Faculty of Economy UNJANI is for five years. Cooperation between UTM and UNJANI began last year through the deployment of academic staff from the university to pursue post-graduate programmes in Mathematics at the Faculty of Science. …

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UTM Vice-Chancellor delivered lecture on “Enculturing Innovation: The Seven Pillars”

  Vice-Chancellor Professor Dato’ ‘Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang was invited to deliver a lecture entitled “Enculturing Innovation: The Seven Pillars” to 400 officers from federal agencies, ministries and government-linked companies (GLC) at INTAN, Bukit Kiara, 9 June. The lecture was also attended by Director of INTAN, Dr. Aminuddin Hassim, Deputy Director (Leadership) INTAN,  Dr. Ab Wahab Che Mat and …

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UTM to be more transparent

Empowerment of organizational development in 2011 will continue to be implemented in a transparent manner to make Univertisiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) more resolute and credible UTM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang said that UTM should maintain a transparent image at all times so as to avoid misinterpretation or misrepresentation of its policies and actions. “Organizational effectiveness is necessary to become more compitive and …

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