Noor Izzati Alya Mohd Eddil Azhar

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MJIIT UTM Hosts Webinar on Experiences and Lessons Learnt from COVID-19 and Natural Hazard Response and Prevention from Malaysia and Japan

The Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Kuala Lumpur alongside the Embassy of Japan in Malaysia and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Malaysia has organised a webinar entitled, “RESPONDING AND PREPARING FOR NATURAL HAZARDS UNDER THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Sharing Challenges and Lessons from Malaysia and Japan.” through live stream on Zoom platform and Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Center (DPPC) Facebook Live.

This webinar provided a co-learning opportunity and aims to share the challenges and lesson from Malaysia and Japan in responding to multiple disasters, such as floods and landslides under the COVID-19 pandemic and suggest the way forward to better reduce and prevent such compound disasters in the future.

MJIIT Researchers Secured Grants for Mini Research Project 2020 For Maritime Economics and Industries MIMA

MJIIT UTM prominent researchers have secured grants to develop projects that cover a range of maritime economics, from shipping to port quality, international trade, Big Data Analytics, and underwater tourism.

Mask On UTM: Confined Water Training with MSDeaf, PMWKL and Youths from B40 Group

Mask On UTM secretariat team, MSDeaf and PMWKL once again leaped at the opportunity to breathe in water, and this time around they underwent confined water training for PADI Open Water License at Pusat Akuatik Darul Ehsan, Shah Alam, Selangor. This session was made exceptional as 4 male youngsters from B40 groups were funded to be part of the CSR Mask On UTM Project and attend the confined water training.

A Kickstart on MJIIT-UTM Special CSR Project: Mask On UTM (Building Diving Careers for the Underprivileged)

12 of Mask On secretariat team, and Mask On project partners were given the opportunity to breathe in water as deep as 5 meters and try the scuba diver’s action which will never be forgotten. This program became the kick-start of our first special project to shape the career of scuba divers among the unemployed with hearing loss and potential poor teenagers. 

MJIIT Academicians received JICA COVID-19 Project Grant 2020 International Research Fund

Three of MJIIT academicians and researchers, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud El-Sayed Nasef, Dr. Uswah bt. Khairuddin and Dr. Mohd Fitri Bin Mohd Yakub have secured JICA COVID-19 Project Grant 2020 International Research Fund for their research related to the current coronavirus disease