Month: April 2015

2 UTM Subjects Ranked Top 100 in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015

29 April 2015 – The QS World University Rankings by Subject released today shows Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) to have two subjects in the top 100 universities in worldwide rankings, namely, Architecture (Built Environment) and Chemical Engineering. What is even more remarkable is the fact that although this is the first time UTM Architecture (Built Environment) …

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Collaboration between UTM and JB Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry

JOHOR BAHRU, 29 April 2015 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has forged a strategic collaboration with the Johor Bahru Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JBCCCI) to meet the needs of commercialising UTM Research and Development (R&D) product particularly in terms of sustainable entrepreneurship. The collaboration between the two parties will involve many areas including consulting, …

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UTM Received Mandate to Increase Partnership with Leading Companies in the E&E Sector

22nd April 2015- Penang. UTM received a mandate to increase partnership with leading companies in the E&E sector. The event officiated by YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, the Minister of International Trade and Industry, is a collaborative effort between Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) with the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Malaysian Investment Authority …

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UTM Senior Visiting Professor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Ir Dr Zaini Ujang Guest Speaker at MIT

28 April 2015 – UTM Former Don, who is currently UTM Senior Visiting Professor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Ir Dr Zaini Ujang was recently invited as a guest speaker at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The talk entitled “Five Paradigm Shifts for Water Sustainability: A Proposition for Tropical Regions,” was held on 28 April 2015. …

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SINGAPORE ETH CENTRE (SEC) AND UTM’S FACULTY OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT EXPLORE STRATEGIC COLLABORATIONS

UTM Johor Bahru, 28 April 2015 A 10-member-strong team from The Singapore-ETH Centre for Global Environmental Sustainability (SEC), led by SEC Director Prof. Dr. Peter Edwards, paid a courtesy visit to the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (JPBW), Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), UTM. On campus to receive the SEC delegation were FAB Deputy …

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UTM Delegates at ’Malaysia Female Faces in Sustainable Places’ Exhibition Opening Ceremony at MIT

UTM delegates comprising Prof. Dr. Rose Alinda Alias (DVC Academic & International), Prof. Dr. Mohd Hamdan Ilias (Executive Director, ISI UTM), Prof. Dr. Masputeriah Hamzah (Director, Office of Corporate Affairs), En Sabri Ahmad (UTM Press Officer) and two Research Officers from ISI UTM. Also included in the UTM delegation is En Nazri Kahar from Astro …

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UTM Students Emerge Champion in Oil Rig Design Competition at PETROLIDA 2015 Surabaya

Surabaya, 25 April 2015 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) students proved their mettle at the Petroleum Integrated Days (PETROLIDA 2015) by clinching the top prize in the International Oil Rig Design Competition which was held in Surabaya, Indonesia from 24th to 25th April 2015. The event was organised by Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) and …

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Highest Number of PhD Recipients at 54th Convocation Ceremony in UTM History

JOHOR BAHRU, 25 April 2015 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has achieved another record when a total of 256 graduates received their Doctoral Degrees (PhD) at the 54th UTM Convocation Ceremony. UTM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Datuk Dr Wahid Omar said that the PhD graduates comprised of 117 males and 85 females, the highest number of PhD …

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Assoc. Prof. Ir. Hayati Abdullah Awarded the IEM Woman Engineer Award 2015

PETALING JAYA, 18 April 2015 – The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) has conferred the IEM Woman Engineer Award 2015 to Associate Professor Ir. Hayati Abdullah at an award ceremony held at Wisma IEM, Petaling Jaya. The award was presented by IEM President, Dato’ Ir. Lim Chow Hock. The IEM Woman Engineer Award is presented …

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Former Police Chief UTM Thesis Can Address Football Matches’ Untoward Incidents

JOHOR BAHRU, 25 April 2015 – The former Police Chief of Kuala Lumpur, Datuk Dell Akhbar Khan Hyder Khan hopes that the thesis that he wrote would be a reference for the Royal Malaysian Police Force (PDRM) and the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) in addressing untoward incidents at football matches. Dell Akhbar, 67, who …

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