Month: August 2014

Malaysia in Mourning – 22 Ogos 2014

All staff and students of UTM are invited to observe one minute of silence as a sign of respect starting at around 10.30am on 22 August, 2014, in conjunction with the arrival of caskets bearing the remains of Malaysians who were victims on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. Please wear dark-coloured attires where possible, and …

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Fundraising for Students of the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG)

Due to the current aggression in the Gaza strip, many university students have lost their homes and families, in addition to being displaced, injured and psychologically affected by the Israeli attacks. Despite this onslaught, they still aspire to continue their higher education and achieve their ambitions for a better life and future. However, most of …

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UTM Boasts Highest Enrolment of Industrial PhD Students in the Country

As at August 2014, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has the highest number of Industrial PhD students in the country with 75 students registered in various faculties. UTM industrial partners include Proton, Telekom Malaysia, Intel, Seagate, Motorola, Boustead Naval Shipyard, Shell Sarawak, Malakoff Corporation, Petronas Carigali and MISC Bhd. The UTM Industrial PhD programme has strengthened …

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Nippon Sheet Glass Foundation for Materials Science and Engineering

Nippon Sheet Glass Foundation for Materials Science and Engineering is inviting researchers to vie for its overseas research grant in 2015. The closing date for the application is October 31, 2014. Please contact Nippon Sheet Glass Foundation for further inquiries. Sincerely yours, ******************************************************************** Kenjiro Hamanaka General Secretariat NIPPON SHEET GLASS FOUNDATION FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE & …

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Part-time Doctoral Candidate Wins The First Creative Science Essay Contest

16 August 2014 – Mr. Nik Azmi bin Nik Mahmood, who is currently pursuing his pHD part-time at Fakulti Kejuruteraan Kimia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (FKK,UTM), is the first price winner of a 1st Creative Science Writing competition for postgraduate students sponsored by Young Scientists Network Malaysia-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM). The competition was to promote …

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UTM Senior Delegation Visits Partner Institutions in the U.S.

Between 17 August and 25 August, 2014, YBhg. Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar, the Vice-Chancellor of UTM will convene a working visit to the United States. The UTM delegation will include Prof. Dr. Nordin Yahya, Senior Director of UTM International, Prof. Dr. Mohd Hassan Mohd Osman, Dean of the International Business School, and Prof. …

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Kiswire Malaysia Contributes RM 3 Million to UTM Endowment Fund

Kiswire Malaysia has contributed RM 3 million to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Endowment Fund for the establishment of a Professorial Chair at the University. Kiswire, a leader in South Korea’s special steel wire industry, has endorsed the establishment of the Professorial Chair to further strengthen academic-industry research partnerships. The establishment of the Professorial Chair will …

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Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) Phase 2/2014

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) Phase 2/2014 Fundamental Research Grants Phase 2/2014 is now open for application. Those who have had their proposals rejected in the first phase, are advised to make the necessary amendments as suggested by the review panel. You may then submit the revised proposal  for the second FRGS phase. Please avoid …

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