Nor Azlinda Abu Bakar

Scientific Talks and Demonstration by Staff and Student of Faculty of Science at the Petrosains Meet The Expert Program

During the Petrosains Science Festival PlaySmart Johor Bahru 2019, which was held on the 19th and 20th of October 2019, 3 academic staff and 1 PhD student from the Faculty of Science, UTM, gave scientific talks and demonstration during the ‘Meet the Expert Program’. The ‘Meet the Expert Program’ is a collaborative effort between Petrosains and Young Scientists Network – Academy Sciences of Malaysia, with the purpose of celebrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics).

Series of Workshops on Future Ready Education 4.0 (FREE) by Faculty of Science, UTM

The series of FREE workshops had been organized by FREE task force of Deputy Dean (Research, Innovation, Development & Alumni),  Faculty of Science UTM (FS) from 10 th Sept to 1 ft Oct 2019. The approach of FREE workshop is based on the requirement of four departments of FS.  Knowledge transfer, including the heutagogy approach, and the hands-on training. he aim of FREE 4.0  is giving awareness to the lecturers on EDU 4.0 environment and platform, proposes the EDU 4.0  software and apps to support their active teaching and learning (T&L) skills. 

Faculty of Science Welcomes Visitors from International Partner and Peer University.

The Faculty of Science welcomed Dr. Muaawia Ahmed Hamza who is the Director of Biomedical Research Administration, Faculty of Medicine, King Fahd Medical City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to discuss on a research progress with two researchers from the Department of Biosciences.

Meanwhile, the Faculty of Science also received a visit from the delegation of the Padang State University, Indonesia. The delegation consists of 111 students and 15 academicians. The visit aims to gain exposure on courses offered at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

“Meet The Biosciences Experts” at Sutera Good Earth Exhibition

The Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, UTM demonstrated a few series of workshops during the Sutera Good Earth Exhibition 2019 which was conducted at Sutera Mall in Taman Sutera Utama, Skudai from 13 until 29 September 2019; with the joint cooperation by the Majlis Bandaraya Iskandar Puteri (MBIP). The workshops conducted by the Bioscience Experts include:

1. “Artificial Tree Using Marine Microalgae” by Dr. Mohd Farizal Ahmad Kamaroddin
2. “Kitchen Waste for Greener Earth” by Dr Alina Wagiran
3. “Composting Pallet” by Dr. Huszalina Hussin
4. “Bacteria Application in Waste Composting” by Nurul Asshequeen Mohd Nazam

MoU Renewal between UTM and IKM for the Advancement of Chemistry Professions in Malaysia

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has maintained its established collaborations with the Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (IKM), a statutory professional organization under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC). Since the first MoU signing between UTM and IKM in the year of 2009, many joint activities have been organised between the institutions. These cover a whole range of professional, educational, social and promotional activities in chemistry. Among others are the academic and professional lectures, academic curriculum advisory, UTM Convocation Award and Johor Chemistry Carnival (Karnival Kimia Johor).

Faculty of Science UTM Hosted the 7th International Conference And Workshop On Basic And Applied Sciences 2019 (ICOWOBAS 2019)

The 7th International Conference and Workshops on Basic and Applied Sciences 2019 (ICOWOBAS 2019) was successfully held on 14-17 July 2019 at KSL Resorts and Hotel, Johor Bahru. ICOWOBAS is a biennial event between Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR), Indonesia and Salahaddin University, Iraq, which has been organized since 2007. Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is honoured to be the host of the ICOWOBAS again for the third time running.