Month: June 2016

UTM Forms Investigation Committee on Controversial Slide Content

JOHOR BAHRU June 22, 2016 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has taken immediate action on the issue related to the controversial teaching slides relating to the Hindu and Sikh religions in the TITAS course by setting up an internal investigation committee. The committee is chaired by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International) Professor Dr. Rose …

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UTM listed in the Top 100 in THE Asia University Rankings 2016

JOHOR BAHRU, June 21, 2016 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) achieved remarkable success when it was listed in the top 100 universities in Asia through the Times Higher Education (THE) Asian University Rankings 2016 released today. UTM is listed in the top 70 in Asia, followed by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in the 121-130 grouping, …

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BIOSSUTM organize Community Programme in Perling Orang Asli Settlement

JOHOR BAHRU, 6 May 2016 – The Bio Process Student Society of University Teknologi Malaysia (BIOSSUTM) has implemented a Community Service programme at the Perling Orang Asli settlement. The area is inhabited by 82 families of Orang Asli Laut communities. The majority of them work as fishermen and in nearby restaurants in various positions. Programme …

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CCINUTM help rebuild Flat Taman Plentong Utama

JOHOR BAHRU, 29 May 2016 – The Centre for Community Industrial Network Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (CCINUTM) in collaboration with the Parliament Office of Pasir Gudang has taken the initiative to redevelop the area around Flat Taman Plentong Utama. Activities known as The Residential Transformation Project to Be Environmentally Conducive through Community Engagement has received a …

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Malaysian Team Led by UTM Master in Architecture student won First Prize in The Vertical Farming Award 2016

13 June 2016 – An Interdisciplinary Malaysian Student team led by Kim Zhao Wei, a Master of Architecture student from the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) won first prize in The Vertical Farming Award 2016 organised by the Association of Vertical Farming based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The other …

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UTM Vice Chancellor launches University Academic Leadership book

JOHOR BAHRU, 13 June 2016 – The launching ceremony of Academic Leadership In University written by Former Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academic and Internationalization, Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd. Azraai Kassim was carried out by the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar today. The launching ceremony was held at the Banquet …

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Majority of local students lack entrepreneurial mindset

JOHOR BAHRU, 8 June 2016 – The majority of local students do not possess the drive and passion to push for success and building their own businesses. The typical mindset makes it almost impossible for them to push their research or findings for commercialization as many give up owing to the mistaken beliefs that the focus …

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Three UTM Architectural Students awarded the PAM Ferruni Ceramiche National Undergraduate Students Award

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 May 2016 – The Faculty of Built Environment is excited to announce that our Architecture students have made us proud once again in the recent Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) annual dinner that was held at Royale Chulan Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Three students from the Bachelor of Science in Architecture Programme of …

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UTM-Pentalight signed agreement as part of energy saving initiatives

JOHOR BAHRU, 2 June 2016 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Pentalight Technology Sdn. Bhd. (Pentalight) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as part of the energy –savings initiatives in Johor Bahru campus. The MoU was being signed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Development, Prof. Dr. Azlan Abdul Rahman on behalf of UTM while Pentalight …

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UTM launches Augmented Reality mobile app

JOHOR BAHRU, 13 June – UTM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Datuk Ir Dr Wahid Omar has launched the UTM Augmented Reality mobile app (UTMAR) developed by UTM Magic-X in collaboration with UTM Innovation and Commercialisation Centre (ICC)  and UTM Office of Corporate Affairs. This initiative was taken to improve the mobile experience of students, faculty, staff, visitors, and …

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