Month: November 2015

UTM Awarded MyRA 6-Star and Two HICoE

PUTRAJAYA, 30 November 2015 – UTM has been awarded a 6-Star rating by MyRA in recognition of its research, development and commercilaisation efforts in 2014, following the audit process of MyRA 2014 conducted in May 2015. This achievement means that UTM has successfully retained its Research University status. The good news was further compounded by …

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UTM Staff and Students Show their Mettle at the 2015 Malaysian Association of Science and Mathematics Award

JOHOR BAHRU, 26 November 2015 – A total of 5 academic staff and postgraduate students from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) won awards at the 2015 Malaysian Association of Science and Mathematics Award or Persatuan Sains dan Matematik Malaysia (PERSAMA) 2015. The awards won were for the Book Category (Original Work), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Category and …

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Visit from Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta (UNS), Indonesia to UTM Faculty of Built Environment

Johor Bahru, 24 Nov – The Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta (UNS), Indonesia paid a reciprocal visit to the Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), UTM on 24 Nov. 2015, following and earlier visit from UTM management team (including the Dean of FAB)  to UNS, Indonesia  on 13 …

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UTM Propagates Low Carbon Awareness among Primary School Students through Ecolife Challenge Workbook

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) under the research funding of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has designed an Ecolife Challenge workbook for the competition of Iskandar Malaysia Ecolife Challenge (IMELC). The workbook is a research product in collaboration with a non-profit organization in Kyoto, Japan – KIKO Network. The first version of the workbook was used …

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UTM Won Three Awards at the Oil and Gas Festival (OGFEST) 2015

JOHOR BAHRU, 17 November 2015 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) won three awards at the Oil and Gas Festival (OGFEST) 2015, namely, at the Paper Presentation (Post Graduate) category, Petrobrain Competition and Oil Rig Competition. Programme Director, Sivanyanam Ravinttiran said that the Petrobrain competition which was sponsored by Schlumberger WTA Sdn. Bhd. was the event that enticed …

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UTM-FKA Team Champion of the National Geopolymer Concrete Competition 2015 (NGCC 2015)

Nov 22 – UTM-FKA team emerged as the Champion of the National Geopolymer Concrete Competition 2015 (NGCC 2015). The competition was organized by Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) and supported by Malaysian Geopolymer Association (MyGeopolymer) and Sustainable Resources Mission Oriented Research (SUREMOR). The team also won the Most Consistent Compressive Strength Award and a Special Achievement …

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UTM Compact Rehabilitation Robot (CR2) Wins MERIT Award in the R&D Category @ APICTA Awards 2015

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 21 November 2015 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia researchers have once again made advancements in R&D by winning the MERIT Award in the Research & Development Category at the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards 2015, held in Colombo Sri Lanka. The winning UTM product, Compact Rehabilitation Robot (CR2), was Mr Khor Kang Xiang’s …

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‘Charby’ FKE Student Team’s Winning Idea @ IHL-MSC Malaysia Startup Challenge (i-MSC) 2014/2015

Kuala Lumpur, 17 November 2015 – An FKE student team has won the grand prize for the degree category at the IHL-MSC Malaysia Startup Challenge (i-MSC) 2014/2015. The winning team, named  ‘Team One To Link’ won the judges over with their product called “Charby”, which functions as a personal charging buddy. The team comprised 3 FKE …

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CEO Huawei Malaysia Gives Inspiring Talk at UTM under the CEO @ Faculty Programme

KUALA LUMPUR , 17 November 2015 – A public lecture by Mr Abraham Liu , CEO Huawei Malaysia was held at Dewan Utama, Menara Tun Razak, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Campus this morning. This programme comes under the CEO @ Faculty Programme (CEO@FP) mooted by the Ministry of Education, in support of the Second Shift …

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UTM Researchers Feted at the Global IChemE Award

November 2015 – A UTM researcher, Dr Wai Shin Ho, from the Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering (FCEE) bagged the Global IChemE award for the Young Engineer in Research Award, which was held recently in Birmingham, UK. Dr Ho was also awarded the IChemE Malaysia Young Engineer in Research at the Chemical Engineers’ (IChemE) …

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