Month: March 2012

UTM Student Awarded the Best PhD Thesis

A PhD student of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) under supervision of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang has been awarded the prestigious Best Water Resources and Hydrology PhD Thesis Award. The thesis entitled “Development and Characterization of Phototrophic Aerobic Granular Sludge” was selected as the best among PhD theses submission from all universities in …

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Oil Palm Biomass Center; industry and academia join forces to benefit economy and climate

Oil Palm Biomass Center; industry and academia join forces to benefit economy and climate by Prof.Ramlan Aziz (UTM), Prof.Luuk vander Wielen(TUDelft), Prof. Patricia Osseweijer (TUDelft), Nasreen Nawab(AIM)   Kuala Lumpur, 22 March 2012 – Today Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak launched the Oil Palm Biomass Center (OPBC) in the Malaysian Parliament. OPBC is …

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Three creative individuals were selected as recipients of innovation award UTM Hall of Fame 2012

JOHOR BAHRU, 31 March – Three creative individuals were selected as recipients of innovation award UTM Hall of Fame by the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), today. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Zaini Ujang said, the award was given to acknowledge their contribution in pioneering the field of innovation until they obtained national and international recognition. They …

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UTMost Imagination 2012 dapat sambutan menggalakkan

  JOHOR BAHRU, 30 Mac: Festival Inovasi dan Kreativiti, UTMost Imagination 2012 mendapat sambutan menggalakkan apabila lebih 14 ribu pengunjung melawat pelbagai pameran, bermula semalam. Festival yang berlangsung selama empat hari mulai 29 Mac hingga 1 April 2012 mempamerkan lebih 135 produk penyelidikan yang bercirikan interaktif dan kreatif, sekaligus membolehkan pengunjung menguji kemahiran masing-masing. Antara …

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Harvard Professor Eric Mazur captured the audience in UTM Kuala Lumpur

Prof Eric Mazur of Harvard University gave a resounding and captivating lecture in UTM Kuala Lumpur during a recent premier lecture entitled “Memorization or Understanding: Are we teaching the right thing” on the 27 March, 2012. Professor Mazur explained that education is not about the delivery of information, the many-to-all focus on the teacher in …

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Audience experienced the Aha Moment in Harvard University Professor Mazur Premier Lecture

In his lecture on titled Memorization or Understanding; Are we teaching the right thing”,   Professor Mazur explained that education is not about the delivery of information, the many-to-all focus on the teacher in lecture halls, and the high scores students obtained in final examinations. Teaching, according to Professor Mazur, should be student-focused, involve greater engagement …

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UTM Premier Lecture Series. Memorization or understanding: Are we teaching the right thing by Prof. Eric Mazur, Harvard University

KUALA LUMPUR, 26th March: – A scientist from Harvard University, Professor Eric Mazur will deliver a talk at UTM Premier Lecture Series on 27th March 2012, 9.30 am at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Kuala Lumpur campus. UTM Vice Chancellor Professor Datuk Dr Zaini Ujang said, Mazur, a Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at …

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UTM appointed 3 Resident Writers to enrich knowledge culture

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 March – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has appointed three well-known figures in various fields as Resident Writers. Vice-Chancellor Professor Dato’ Dr. Zaini Ujang said, the appointment of Y.A.M. Tunku Besar Seri Menanti Tunku Ali Redhauddin Ibni Tuanku Muhriz as the UTM Royal Resident Writer, Datuk Johan Jaaffar, Chairman of Media Prima Berhad …

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Tabung Endowment UTM terus dapat sumbangan

  KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Mac: – Pelbagai pihak terus memberi sumbangan bagi mengisi Tabung Endowment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) yang kini berjumlah RM34.3 juta. Naib Canselor Profesor Datuk Dr Zaini Ujang berkata, sumbangan terbaru berjumlah hampir RM423 ribu disampaikan oleh Gates Scholar Foundation RM261,900, hasil jualan buku “Akademia Baru” tulisan Dr Zaini RM82,425, Harvard Business …

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JobStreet CEO to share the story of JobStreet in UTM

  Being an entrepreneur means more than merely making investment in the selected venture; the responsibility also includes making a commitment towards innovation and taking the leap of faith in the right turn, even if it means going where few dared to go. These are some of the key messages that will be featured by …

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