Month: August 2018

When Silicon Valley Meets ‘Skudai Valley’

A group of seven Techwomen from Silicon Valley was specially invited as speakers for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship Forum and Science Meets Business events, which were organised by UTM XCITE, Azman Hashim International Business School UTM, and UTM Innovation and Commercialisation Centre in collaboration with Malaysia’s Embassy of the United States of America.

Visit from Iran Embassy in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 14 August 2018 – UTM Kuala Lumpur received a courtesy visit from Scientific Counsellor & Director of Iranian Students in Malaysia, East Asia & Australia; Prof. Dr. Abdolhossein Fereidoon and his assistant, Dr. Ali Mirenayat. His arrival was greeted by Pro-Vice- Chancellor (UTM Kuala Lumpur); Prof. Dr. Shamsul Sahibuddin and Assoc. Prof. Dr. …

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Report on Workshop at Japan Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Testing Laboratory (JATL)

Prof. Dr. Normah, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haslinda and Assoc. Prof Dr Nazri from FKM ACER RG, UTM, together with Professor Idrus Al-Hamid and Assoc Prof Dr Nasruddin from Universitas Indonesia (UI) were in Japan Air Conditioning and Testing Laboratory (JATL), observing the setting up and test operations of a Daikin heat pump.
The heat pump project is the one that Daikin has with Waseda University (WU) Tokyo where WU is now in the process of getting MoAs each between WU and UTM, and UI (also KMUTT Bangkok and University of Philippines) to deliver a heat pump for site tests.

19 Vietnam Government Representatives visits UTM

JOHOR BAHRU, 12 August 2018 – About 19 representatives from the Vietnam government agencies, media and universities have visited Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) yesterday. The delegation was greeted by Pro-Vice Chancellor (International), Prof. Dr. Nordin Yahaya accompanied by Associate Director (Global Strategy and Engagement), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Ismid Mohd Said at the Main Meeting …

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ATU-Net Trains Students to Leverage Technology to Create Social Media Footprint across Cultures

6 August 2018: More than 50 students from countries including China, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia participated in a training programme by Asia Technological University Network (ATU-Net). In support of the student’s conference of the 16th Asia Pacific Student Services Association International Conference 2018 (APSSA2018) that took place in UTM Kuala Lumpur from 6-10 August …

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The Launching of the first UTM Franchise campus abroad

As part of UTM Transnational National Education (TNE) initiative, 12 August 2018 marks the launching of the first UTM Franchise campus abroad. The Qaiwan University-UTM Franchise located at Slemani City of Kurdistan Region of Iraq. QU is offering four programs within three faculties School of Computing, Azman Hashim International Business School and Faculty of Humanities …

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2018 ASEAN Conference and Exposition on Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation (ACEDRMCCA 2018)

Lt Col (CD) Mohamad Fazli Sardi, Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics UTM KL postgraduate student, under the supervision of Dr Khamarrul Azahari Razak attended a disaster management conference, “2018 ASEAN Conference and Exposition on Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation (ACEDRMCCA 2018)” from July 25-27, 2018 at Batangas State University, Batangas City, Philippines. …

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STEM Outreach and Engagement Programme

UTM organized a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Day program on 7 August 2018 to promote benefits of the lifelong learning to the students in Johor. By exposing students to STEM and giving the students opportunities to explore STEM-related activities, they will develop a passion for it and pursue studies in a STEM field. …

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Adopt a Kampung: STEAM Fun Learning Toy Library

Dabong, 30 July 2018 – USR Razak: Adopt a Kampung Team had a follow up session with STEAM Fun Learning Toy Library (FLTL) first cohort of pre-school students.  This First FLTL was successfully set-up on 26 February 2016 and handed over to the school principal of Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Geris, Dabong, Kelantan.  Every year the …

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Forum “Is Islamic Finance Relevant?: From Basic To Crypto World”

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 August 2018: – The financial industry today, including Islamic finance is confronted with a new normal – rapid advances in technology, including digital currency or better known as crypto currency. Significantly, fintech is driving financial services innovation and reshaping consumers’ expectations of financial services. However, the speculative nature of cryptocurrencies has triggered …

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Going from Good to Great

Since its establishment as a technical school in 1904 and finally a full-fledged university in 1972, UTM has played a pivotal role over the years as the nation’s largest contributor of technical and professional workforce for the local industry, government agencies as well as multinational companies. Its mission is to be a leader in the …

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