Month: October 2016

Prof Sharifah runner-up to the ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women

JOHOR BAHRU, 28 October  2016 – Professor Dr. Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi has been selected as the runner-up from among more than 60 ASEAN applicants for the 2016 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women and has received a USD $5,000 award. She received the award during the 2016 ASEAN Ministerial Meeting held in Siem Reap, Cambodia, today. Professor …

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Flood risk assessment talk by Assoc. Prof. Richard Sliuzas

JOHOR BAHRU, 26 September 2016 – Dr. Richard Sliuzas, an Assoc. Prof. of Urban and Regional Planning and Geo-Information Management, University of Twente, The Netherlands delivered an informative talk at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) Monthly Seminar. The talk highlighted his work on integrated flood risk assessment in Kampala, Uganda, a project …

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English proficiency allows graduates to be more prominent – Chancellor of UTM

JOHOR BAHRU, 22 October 2016 – Fluency in English is an important asset that every graduate must possess to enable these future workers to be more prominent in the working world. In the era of globalization, graduates will not only be judged by their academic results obtained but the skills to communicate and write in …

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NESSUTM Debate competition promotes awareness on nuclear energy

JOHOR BAHRU, 17 October 2016 – An English debate competition will be organized by the Nuclear Engineering Students Association of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (NESSUTM) to promote awareness of nuclear energy among the public. The programme which is called De Fermi Debate Challenge Cup 2016 which will take place from 2 to 5 November 2016 set …

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Prof. Dato’Dr. Ahmad Darus appointed Chairman of MPN UTM Chapter

JOHOR BAHRU, 18 October 2016 – The Chairman of the Council of Professors of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Prof. Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Darus has been appointed as Chairman of the National Professors Council (MPN) UTM Chapter for a period of two years with effect from 1 June 2016. Prof. Ahmad previously held the positions of MPN …

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UTM produces 619 PhD graduates since January 2016

JOHOR BAHRU, 17 October 2016 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has recorded its own history when producing a total of 619 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) graduates in the period of 10 months from January this year. Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Ir Dr Wahid Omar said the number is expected to increase to 719 by the …

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Noor Hanis appointed as First MPMUTM Woman President

JOHOR BAHRU, 16 October 2016 – Student of the final year of the Bachelor of Science in Biology, Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering (FBME) Noor Hanis Mohd Noor made history by becoming the first woman elected President of the Student Representative Council (MPM) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). She received a letter of appointment as …

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JKMKTC ‘The Little Stars’ programme and exposure on university life

JOHOR BAHRU, 6 October 2016 – The Kolej Tunku Canselor Committee of College Students (JKM) of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in collaboration with several governmental bodies namely the Johor State Education Department (JPNJ) and the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) has organized the ‘The Little Stars’ programme. ‘The Little Stars’ programme is an educational outreach activity …

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UTM-RISM organized GGT 2016 receives 250 participants worldwide

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 October 2016 – A total of 250 participants consisting of various professional backgrounds and researchers from various agencies, universities and research centers at home and abroad participated in the conference ‘Geomatic and Geospatial Technology’ or (GGT) in 2016 organized by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). The seminar, organized in collaboration with the Royal …

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MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS, YB KHAIRY JAMALUDDIN ABU BAKAR SPEAKS AT THE 17TH MJIIT LEADERSHIP LECTURE SERIES

KUALA LUMPUR , 18 October 2016 : A Leadership Lecture Series entitled ‘“Building a Strong Malaysian Brand: Rally for the Malaysian Youth” by YB Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar was held at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia  Kuala Lumpur Campus. The MJIIT Leadership Lecture Series provides a platform for representatives from both the government and industrial sectors to …

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Language Academy UTM wins prestigious Innovation in Assessment Prize in Hanoi

Hanoi, Vietnam, 14 October 2016 – The Language Academy of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia was today awarded the 2016 Innovation in Assessment Prize by the British Council. The award was given in recognition of their approach to developing an assessment instrument, the Test of English Communication Skills for graduating students (UTM-TECS), which measures university graduates’ readiness …

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