Month: November 2012

UTM juara MyInovasi2012

PUTRAJAYA, 29 November: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) memenangi hadiah utama  Juara Kemuncak Nasional, MyInovasi2012 anjuran Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia menerusi projek bertajuk Compact Rehabilitation Robot. Projek ini dikendalikan oleh tiga mahasiswa dari Fakulti Kejuruteraan Elektrik, Khor Kang Xiang, Patrick Chin Jun Hua dan Fu Suan Kian membawa pulang hadiah geran wang tunai RM50,000 di bawah …

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UTM Welcomes Koji Omi, Founder of STS Forum

Kuala Lumpur, November 28, 2012: UTM had the privilege of a visit by Koji Omi, considered as a key political figure and one of the most influential in the field of science and technology in Japan. In conjunction with the visit, discussions were held with the Vice-Chancellor of UTM, Prof Datuk Zaini Ujang and top …

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Visit by Singapore High Commissioner to UTM Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, 27 November, 2012: The Vice Chancellor of UTM, Prof Datuk Zaini Ujang had the pleasure and honour of a visit by the Singapore High Commissioner to Malaysia, His Excellency Mr Ong Keng Yong. The meeting was held at the Vice Chancellor’s new office at the 17th floor of UTM’s Advanced Management Centre, where …

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Key themes emerged from UTM Board of Directors’ Retreat

Johor Bahru, November 25, 2012 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has gone through leaps and bounds over the past three years but more has to be done in realising the university’s vision of becoming one of the top universities globally in engineering and technology, especially its IT infrastructure, stakeholder engagement especially with the alumni and …

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IBD collaborates with local and international security companies in developing bee sensor technology

6th November, 2012, KUALA LUMPUR – Institute of Bioproduct Development, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (IBD, UTM) is collaborating with a locally renowned security firm, Independent Guarding Services Sdn. Bhd. (IGS) and a UK based vapour sensor technology company, Inscentinel Ltd. (UK) to train and validate the performance of local honey bees (Apis mellifera) as biosensor to …

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UTM won 6 gold in BioMalaysia 2012

UNIVERSITI Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) stands tall at the BioMalaysia 2012 when it won six gold, six silver and 11 bronze medals. Prof. Dr. Wan Azlina Ahmad of Faculty Science won the most innovative award for her outstanding product  “A SAFE, CHEAP AND NOVEL METHOD FOR DETECTION OF FORMALIN  USING NATURAL COMPOUNDS” with a prize money of RM 3000. The …

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IRDA and UTM top management meet to find common ground to propel Iskandar Malaysia development further

Johor Bahru, 26 November – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Iskandar Malaysia Development Authority (IRDA) has agreed to work closer together through potential collaborative opportunities in research, expert sharing, consultation services, community engagement and human capital development in strengthening each other’s stronghold in the Southern economic region. A total of 44 top management representatives of …

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TRENDS: Park and charge

A team of local inventors has invented a charging station for future electric cars, writes Izwan Ismail (source: NST) SINCE the beginning of this year, Prof Datuk Dr Norbik Bashah Idris Norbik and his 10 researchers at UTM Advanced Informatics School in Kuala Lumpur have been working hard in the lab. Their aim is to …

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MIT BLOSSOMS Begins Partnership with Malaysia

BLOSSOMS is pleased to announce that January 7, 2013 marks the start date of our newest international partnership, with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. This initial one-year effort is Phase I of a larger multi-year program. Among the objectives of the UTM partnership are: To facilitate transfer of knowledge to UTM academics, …

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IBD Collaborates with Local & International Security Companies in Developing Bee Sensor Technology

6th November, 2012, KUALA LUMPUR – Institute of Bioproduct Development, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (IBD, UTM) is collaborating with a locally renowned security firm, Independent Guarding Services Sdn. Bhd. (IGS) and a UK based vapour sensor technology company, Inscentinel Ltd. (UK) to train and validate the performance of local honey bees (Apis mellifera) as biosensor to …

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