Month: October 2012

Honouring water expert

UTM recognises a Swedish professor for his contributions in water innovation and wastewater technology. WORLD-renowned water expert Prof Gustaf Olsson whose expertise has also benefited Malaysians has been recognised for his contributions. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has conferred an honorary doctorate in engineering on the professor who has had a close rapport with the varsity …

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Two UTM’s scholars awarded with Telford Premium Award

Prof. Dr. Khairul Anuar Kassim and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamarudin Ahmad from the Faculty of Civil Engineering have been awarded with the Telford Premium Award at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) United Kingdom by the President of ICE Richard Coackley on 12th of October 2012. The award conferred for their contribution in Civil Engineering discipline through outstanding research …

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Heartiest Congratulations

Heartiest Congratulations to Datuk Prof. Ir. Dr. Zaini Bin Ujang Vice-Chancellor of UTM on being conferred the Fellowship Award by The Royal Physiographical Society of Lund, Sweden.The Fellowship was approved in April 2012 and will be conferred on 10th December 2012 in Stockholm. The Royal Society is the oldest scientific society in Sweden established since 1739.

Two academics at the Faculty of Computer Science & Information System have been promoted to professor

Professor Dr. Habibollah HaronDr. Habibollah Haron has been promoted to Professor of Soft Computing. His research examines the role of soft computing (SC) techniques in prediction, optimization and planning. The invention of recent SC techniques and the integration with the established SC techniques show the potential in enhancement and improvement of the mathematical modeling and management …

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CLEAR received a Gold Medal in Malaysia Green Tech Awards

KUALA LUMPUR: Centre of Lipid Engineering and Applied Research (CLEAR), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia had received a Gold Medal in Malaysia Green Tech Awards 2012 for its outstanding role in the establishment of research and development which are vital in the transformation of the future in green technology. The Director of CLEAR, Associate Professor Dr Mohd Azizi Che Yunus had received the …

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Self-discovery, experiential learning & global connections: Reflections of 2012 Harvard – GOP participants

The thought of studying abroad may have come across students’ minds – the excitement of learning a different culture, adapting to a new environment and stepping out of one’s comfort zone are a few but many of the benefits of studying abroad. However, how many students actually manage to put the thought into reality and …

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Address by UTM Chancellor in conjunction with 49th Convocation ceremony

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful And Greetings First and foremost, praise be to Allah Subhanahu Wataala that we are able to be present for this auspicious occasion, the 49th Convocation Ceremony. This convocation ceremony is very meaningful, marking the pinnacle of success and the happiest moment in celebration of …

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UTM and Talent Corp enhance the capacity of its online learning in English system

JOHOR BAHRU, 12 October 2012: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia has established a strategic collaboration with Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) in developing the Ready4Work link which will be located in the present MyLinE portal at http://myline.utm.my. UTM Vice Chancellor, Professor Datuk Dr Zaini Ujang said,  MyLinE, or …

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