Month: May 2017

Viva Success: Riyad Hassouneh, Faculty of Computing

Congratulations to Riyad Hassouneh Ali-Rousan who have passed his PhD viva with minor corrections on 25 May 2017. His thesis was on “Stylized Lines and Shading Effects for Shape Depiction in Non-Photorealistic Rendering” supervised by Associate Professor Dr. Shahrizal Sunar (see his video presentation). The external examiner was Professor Dr. Rahmita Wirza O.K Rahmat (Universiti Putra Malaysia), …

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UTM and UPM biggest gainers in KPT’s CEO@Faculty 2.0

JOHOR BAHRU, 28 May 2017 – As many as 12 young lecturers from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) were chosen to participate in the next phase of the CEO@Faculty, which is an attachment with selected CEOs for a period of six months. The selected participants from UTM are:                 …

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Promoting Service Learning as one of UTM New Academia Learning Innovations (NALI) at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

JOHOR BAHRU, 28 May 2017 – Head Department of Educational Foundations and Social Science, Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Dr Mahani Mokhtar was invited to deliver a keynote at the “Language Learning and Teaching Today 2017” conference organised by the Faculty of Foreign Languages, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education. …

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Former UTM Architecture student won top prize in the PLUS MUFORS Road Reels : Short Video Competition

Former UTM Architecture student, Bakri Hafiz Hisham won top prize in the PLUS Malaysians Unite for Road Safety (MUFORS) Road Reels : Short Film Competition. The video entitled “Empat” won the first prize for the ‘Best Use of Humour’ category. Bakri received the Grand Prize award and a Volkswagon Beetle car. Bakri was the Second Prize winner …

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2 UTM Civil Engineering students awarded the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship 2017

25 May 2017 – Congratulations to Danial Liew Yu Chuan, Master (Civil Eng UTM) and Mohd Fadhli Abd Rashid, PhD (Civil Eng UTM), for being the recipient of the prestigious Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship 2017/2018. The Scholarship Award Giving ceremony took place at the Istana Negara yesterday. Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V conferred the …

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CEO of Nadicorp Holdings shares experience with UTM

KUALA LUMPUR, 20th May 2017 – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nadicorp Holdings Sdn. Bhd. Tan Sri Dr Mohd Nadzmi Mohd Salleh was invited to share his experience in a workshop entitled Building An Excellent Organization with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) business entity representatives. The program attended by members of the UTM business arms, such …

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Educational Collaboration Trip to Northern Italy

UTM Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology recently has organised an educational collaboration trip to Northern Italy from 11th May until 19th May 2017. The trip involved ten students from MSc. Sustainable Urban Design (MSUD) Program and two accompanying lecturers (Dr. Mohammad Hussaini Wahab and Dr. Wan Nurul Mardiah Wan Mohd Rani). The trip …

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European Union (EU) Ambassadors’ Visit to UTM

12 out of 28 EU Ambassadors were in UTM to foster and enhance links in academic relations, research collaborations and staff and students’ exchange. There were active engagements and exchanges in question-and-answer session between UTM students,staff and the Excellencies to share experiences and insights on various issues of interest in social, academic and research matters. …

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MoA Signed for MJIIT’s Collaboration with National Cheng Kung University Taiwan

Kuala Lumpur, 17 May 2017 : A memorandum of agreement was today signed for collaborative research and partnership between Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) through the Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Center (DPPC) with Disaster Prevention Education Center (DPEC), National Cheng Kung University Taiwan (NCKU). According to Professor Datin Dr Rubiyah Yusof, Dean of MJIIT, …

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Ocean Energy Workshop 2017 Gathered Top Ocean Energy Experts To Address Some Critical Energy Security and Sustainability Issues

Kuala Lumpur, 17 May, 2017 – The national’s leading ocean energy workshop comes to Kuala Lumpur  for the 3rd National Workshop & Training Courses on Ocean Energy in conjunction with World Ocean Week celebration. This Workshop is the third series of unique meetings that bring all ocean energy researchers from allied fields together.     A record number …

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Sharing of Knowledge and Expertise in Two Cities in Indonesia

JOHOR BAHRU, 15 May 2017 – Dr. Abdul Halim Abdullah, a senior lecturer of Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia was invited as a keynote speaker at two international conferences in two cities in Indonesia. The first conference was the 5th South East Asia Development Research International Conference (5th SEA-DR) which was held in Banjarmasin, …

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