Sepang: School of Chemical and Energy Engineering (SCEE) of UTM Faculty of Engineering secured two slots as finalist for Anugerah Khas YB Menteri Pendidikan Malaysia: Rekabentuk Kurikulum dan Penyampaian Inovatif 2018 (AKRI 2018) under the Innovative Curriculum and Immersive Learning Experience – Blended category from a total of 210 participation for this award, ranging from universities and polytechnics from all over Malaysia.

On Thursday 13th December, all 30 finalists from six different categories presented their best practices pitching in front of Malaysian Learning and Teaching experts at Movenpick Hotel & Convention Centre KLIA.

Finalist 1: UTM MSc Energy Management (MSc-EM) with Double Professional Energy Manager Certifications

Category: Innovative Curriculum

Team: Prof. Ir. Dr. Zainuddin Abdul Manan (Leader), Prof. Ir. Dr. Haslenda Hashim, Prof. Ir. Dr. Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi, Assoc Prof. Dr. Mohd. Kamaruddin Abd. Hamid, Dr. Azizul Azri Mustaffa, Dr. Lim Jeng Shiun, Dr. Zarina Ab. Muis, Dr. Ho wai Shin, and Dr. Nor Alafiza Yunus.

Finalist 2: Blended-Cooperative Learning for UTM Process Control Course Using TPACK Framework

Category: Immersive Learning Experience – Blended

Team: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Kamaruddin Abd. Hamid (Leader), Prof. Dr. Khairiyah Mohd. Yusof, Prof. Dr. Kamarul Asri Ibrahim, Dr. Saharudin Haron, and Ir. Dr. Zaki Yamani Zakaria.

The award was presented by YB Dr. Maszlee Malik, Minister of Education Malaysia on Friday afternoon (14th December). Finalist 1 from SCEE won the third place for the Innovative Curriculum category.