Month: March 2016

Global Education Network between FAB and Seifu Nankai High School, Japan

On the 18th and 19th of March 2016, a group of 26 students and 2 teachers from Seifu Nankai High School, Osaka, Japan made an academic visit to the Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), UTM, Johor Bahru. The group was led by Mr.Toshiyuki Iwawaki and Mr.Toyoda, teachers from the Comprehensive and International Department, Seifu Nankai …

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Adapt water demand on climate change

Climate change usually affects water supply and demand depending on geographic location and climatic conditions. A researcher from UTM Faculty of Civil Engineering has conducted a study to understand the possible impacts of climate change on water demands and to identify possible water management strategies that can deal with uncertainty in managing water resources in …

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12 UTM Subjects Ranked Top 5 in Malaysia by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016

22 March 2016 – University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has once again emerged as one of Malaysia’s best performing universities, in the latest QS World University Rankings by subject. This time round, UTM was ranked in 12 subjects as opposed to 10 in 2015. The 2 new subjects comprised Physics & Astronomy, and Education. UTM continues …

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UTM Joint Secretariat of the Johor Strategic Innovation Institute

  Johor Bahru, 21st March 2016 – The Johor Strategic Innovation Institute has been established as an entity under the Johor State Government in collaboration with 47 local and international universities, colleges and institutions located in the state of Johor, with UTM and the Johor State Economic Planning Unit (UPEN) as joint Secretariat. Establishment of …

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Unleashing Students’ Potential – UTM Career Carnival 2016

Johor Bahru, 21st March 2016 – This year saw more than 50 companies participating in various events and exhibitions. Among participating companies include MSM, Honda, Maybank, Sony, Bosch, and many more. 7 companies, namely, MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad, Bosch Malaysia, Globalfoundaries Singapore, Micron, Maybank, Syarikat pembinaan Yeoh Tiong Lay Sdn Bhd, and Polyplastics Asia Pacific …

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Nearly RM2 Million Raised at the Launch of Because We Care Chancellor’s Fund

Johor Bahru, 17 March 2016 – The UTM Because We Care Chancellor’s Fund is an assistance scheme mooted by HRH Raja Zarith Sofiah binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah, the UTM Chancellor. The fund is specific in the type of assistance provided to UTM students, focusing on UTM students’ basic daily needs, comprising daily meals, food …

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DURP FAB Outbound Students to Japan Share Experiences at the DURP 1st Monthly Seminar

Johor Bahru, 3 March 2016 – The 1st monthly seminar for the 2nd semester 2015/2016 of DURP was held on the 3rd of March 2016 (Thursday) at Lecture Hall B, B04, Faculty of Built Environment (FAB). The seminar was carried out in two (2) parts.  The 1st half was a session where students who participated …

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Yayasan Azman Hashim Contributes RM30 Million to UTM Endowment

Kuala Lumpur, 15 March 2016 -Yayasan Azman Hashim has contributed RM30 Million to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) for the purpose of offering scholarships as well as enhancing and expanding academia. The RM30 Million ringgit will be used to establish ‘Tabung Biasiswa Endowmen Azman Hashim’ , which aims to offer scholarships to excellent undergraduate students with CGPAs of 3.80 …

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Students from the Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate conducting study on impact of solar eclipse

JOHOR BARU: A group of students pursuing a degree in Geomatics Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia here conducted a study on the partial solar eclipse on March 9. The study, among others, was aimed at identifying the impact of the eclipse on gravitational forces, weather, animals, temperature and tides. Astronomer and senior lecturer at UTM’s …

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UTM Public Lecture by Executive Director of +SOLAR

Kuala Lumpur, 6 March 2016 – The Engineering Department of UTM Razak School organized a lecture titled ‘Kick-Starting Scientists and Engineers Entrepreneurship Skills’ on 6th March 2016. The talk was delivered by Mr Ko Chuan Zhen, Executive Director of +SOLAR, and was  held at Dewan Seminar, Level 1 of Menara Razak. The objective of the talk was to …

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UTM Makes a Bid at Hosting APAIE 2018 in Kuala Lumpur

A UTM delegation, led by the UTM Vice-Chancellor,Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar, recently attended the APAIE Conference and Exhibition 2016 in Melbourne, Australia, which was held from February 29th to March 4th, 2016. Accompanying the Vice-Chancellor were Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Ismail Abd Aziz, UTM Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni); Mr. Yazid Hamid, the …

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