Month: March 2017

Vice Chancellor participating in APAIE 2017

  JOHOR BAHRU, 29 March 2017 – UTM Vice-Chancellor Professor Datuk Ir Dr Wahid Omar has been participated in the 12th Annual Asia-Pacific Association of International Education Conference and Exhibition (APAIE 2017) from March 20 to March 23,  in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Professor Wahid presented a paper on the challenges, direction and latest development in higher …

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UTM TEAM wins Malaysia Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017

JOHOR BAHRU, 28 March 2017, Solvere group of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has been announced as Malaysia Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 National Winner. The team also won the “RE:INVENT” awards and will be representing Malaysia in the Imagine Cup Asia Pacific Regional Finals on 23-27 April 2017 in Manila, Philippines. They will be fully sponsored …

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MJIIT and Yamaguchi University Choose Clarivate Analytics Solutions for Research Platform Aims to Boost Intellectual Property Education and Research in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, February 22, 2017 –- In an effort to strengthen intellectual property (IP) education and research in Malaysia, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) and Yamaguchi University are collaborating to build a comprehensive research platform using global patent information and IP analysis tools from Clarivate Analytics and financial information from Thomson Reuters Eikon. This platform …

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Four architecture students win PAM ZSR Architecture Prize 2016

JOHOR BAHRU, 27 March 2017 – Four architecture students from Faculty of Bulit Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) became the main winners in the PAM ZSR Architecture Prize 2016. Undergraduates Rashidah Jimi Sham and Yap Shook Yen brought home RM3,000 each, while, postgraduates Lam Chee Hau and Phuah Chu Yin won the LAM Part 2 …

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Lawatan Ketua Pengarah PLANMalaysia ke Jabatan Perancangan Bandar dan Wilayah (JPBW) FAB, UTM

JOHOR BAHRU, 21 Mac 2017 – Jabatan Perancangan Bandar dan Wilayah, Fakulti Alam Bina, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) telah menerima lawatan Ketua Pengarah Jabatan Perancangan Bandar dan Desa Semenanjung Malaysia (PLANMalaysia), Dato’ TPr. Dr. Dolbani Mijan pada 2 Mac lalu. Dr. Dolbani merupakan Profesor Adjung, Jabatan Perancangan Bandar dan Wilayah (JPBW) dan Alumni UTM. Dalam lawatan …

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Pro-Naib Canselor Sumber Inspirasi Program Libatsama Komuniti UTM Kuala Lumpur Bersama SMK Padang Tembak

Kuala Lumpur, 13 Mac 2017 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur (UTMKL) melalui Pusat Jaringan Komuniti dan Industri (CCIN) telah berkolaborasi bersama Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Padang Tembak (SMKPT) dalam mengadakan Program Libatsama Komuniti yang bertujuan untuk berkongsi pengetahuan dan sumber universiti dengan komuniti sekitarnya. Dalam masa yang sama, program ini dapat meningkatkan aktiviti kurikulum, penyelidikan …

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Public speaking with Toastmasters at UTM Language Academy

UTM Toastmasters Club (TMC), part of a global network under Toastmasters International, is collaborating with Language Academy in supporting the University’s efforts and initiatives to empower UTM staff and PhD students to become more effective communicators and leaders. This collaboration includes UTM TMC being officially housed under the Academy. The blueprint of the club entails …

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NYWEC’17 officiated by HRH Raja Zarith Sofiah

17 March 2017 : UTM and the National Young Women’s Empowerment Conference 2017 team would like to extend our highest gratitude for the arrival of HRH Raja Zarith Sofia Binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah, Permaisuri of Johor to the event held today. HRH Permaisuri of Johor officiated the opening ceremony of National Young Women’s Empowerment …

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Professor Tharek conducts short course on 4G in Chennai

JOHOR BAHRU, 16 March 2017 – Director of Wireless Communication Centre, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Professor Dr Tharek Abdul Rahman has been cordially invited by Veltech University, Chennai, India as a Visiting Professor to conduct short course on 4G Networks. The short course, scheduled from 6 to 17 March 2017, involves both undergraduate and graduate …

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UTM researchers invent mobile app for halal certification

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has developed a halal auditor mobile application, the first in the world that can help Malaysian Islamic Development Department (JAKIM) certify halal auditors through the Malaysian halal certification auditing process. The QuikHalal app can enhance the auditors’ productivity by facilitating and expediting the halal audit management through an efficient audit planning, …

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Silicon Nanowire Arrays for Thermoelectronic Power Harvesting

Thermoelectric devices are commonly composed of a bismuth-tellurium compound which is expensive and have limited resource. Alternatively, silicon, a semiconductor may be a prominent material in thermoelectric devices. However, high thermal conductivity in bulk Si affects the thermo-electric efficiency. On the contrary, the nanostructured Si i.e. nanowires can be used in enhancing thermoelectric properties. Researchers …

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