SURABAYA, 27 March 2018 – UTM Chemical Engineering Lecturer, Dr. Mohd. Kamaruddin Abd. Hamid has been invited as judge and also Gala Dinner Speaker during the 7th Indonesia Chem-E-Car Competition 2018 (ICECC 2018), from 22nd to 25th March 2018.

The ICECC 2018 was participated by 20 teams from all Indonesia universities, featuring advanced chemical powered cars ranging from redox batteries to water turbine generator. The objective of this competition is to demonstrate the participant’s capability to control a chemical reaction to power the car and to include the green aspect in their car design. All participants need to present their chem-e-car innovation and creativity in front of the judges before the racing begins.

During the Gala Dinner, Dr. Mohd. Kamaruddin was given the opportunity to give a presentation to all participants in this competition, where Dr. Mohd. Kamaruddin shared the knowledge on how to save energy using process integration and put the challenge to all participants to use the process integration concept in their chem-e-car design in the future. He also does some promotion of UTM’s achievement during 2017 in his speech.

Dr. Mohd. Kamaruddin with the Rektor of Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Surabaya, Prof. Dr. Joni Hermana (centre) and ITS Chemical Engineering Head of Department, Dr. Juwari (3rd from left) during the ICECC 2018 Gala Dinner.

The panel of judges during ICECC 2018.

Poster presentation from one of the participant team from Syiah Kuala University.

One of the participating chem-e-car using a pressure driven motor.