Category: Faculty of Engineering

GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub Assembly (Autumn) 2019

GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub Assembly (Autumn) 2019 was held last week from 23rd to 26th September 2019 at Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, Johor. This Hub Assembly was co-organized by Centre for Environmental Sustainability (IPASA), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia and Newcastle University from United Kingdom. A total of 78 participants from United Kingdom, India, Ethiopia, Colombia and Malaysia had gathered at this annual Hub Assembly with the aim to finalise the Work Stream plans for the coming 12 months of the GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub (the Hub), with outline plans to the mid-term of the programme, and impacts around the Work Stream activities. Furthermore, the purpose of this Hub Assembly is to gain an understanding of the specific water security context in Malaysia and how the Hub can work together to address these issues. At the same time, through this Hub Assembly, not only partnerships across the Hub can be refreshed and re-energised, formation of new connections particularly among the Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and other stakeholders are facilitated as well.

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Pipe-Roof Supported Tunnel through an Existing Retaining Earth Wall Highway Ramp Embankment: A Technical Visit

Pipe-Roof Supported Tunnel through an Existing Retaining Earth Wall Highway Ramp Embankment project is a part of advancement in tunnel technology in Kuala Lumpur’s drainage system. Due to limited space and very urbanised development, the catchment of Sg.Bunus need to be revised thus novelty of construction approach is introduced. By ‘punching through’ under the retaining earth (RE) wall, a cast-in twin box culvert that connect the Sg.Bunus and Sg. Klang. This is succeeded by applying pipe-roof jacking technology which is still new to Malaysia.

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UTM Spin-Off Company to Collaborate with Industries for R&D in Industrial Purposes AI Technology

The three years research grant worth RM575, 999.00 was approved by the Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology or CREST to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).

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Shanghai Jiao Tong University Global Challenge Program jointly organised with UTM Summer School on Green Development in Asia

An international summer school featuring sustainable development for students from China, Japan, Korea and Malaysia.
The program highlighted the role of multi-stakeholders for the transformation of low-carbon society in Iskandar Malaysia.

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