Researchers from FABUTM win Gold Award at IRCIE 2016

JOHOR BAHRU, 20 October 2016 – Dr. Mohammadamin Azimi from Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has won 1st Innovation prize, Innovation Project Competition (Postgraduate/Professional Category) and Gold Award for Innovation Project Competition at International Research Conference and Innovation Exhibition (IRCIE2016) which was held for two days beginning on 18 October 2016 at Persada Johor International Convention Centre.

Dr. Mohammadamin Azimi developed an innovative and novel product as new generation of mortar-less cement Block named LockBlock (Multi-Functional Green Interlocking Mortarless Concrete Block)

LockBlock is a multi-functional green interlocking mortar-less concrete block which design through finite element simulation, shape optimization process with the aims of increase of construction productivity, reduction in construction duration and labour and reduced construction cost.

LockBlock special design provide it, self-alignment facilitated by the interlocking features in both vertical and horizontal directions.

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