The International Webinar Series on Computational Fluid Dynamics 2020 (IWSCFD 2020) was successfully organized by two research groups (Fluid Mechanics and Industrial and Scientific Computation) from the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) on 1st to 3rd September 2020 through Webex online platform.
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UTM experts from Faculty of Science UTM were elected as the committee members for Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (Southern Branch) – IKM(S). The recognition also demonstrated UTM’s continuous commitment towards strengthening Chemistry professional and excellence, especially in the southern region.
2020 Southeast Asia (2020 SEA) International Joint-Research and Training Workshop on Environmentally Green Technology and Sustainable Energy was conducted at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan, during 4-15 February 2020. This program aimed to initiate and strengthen educational collaboration between Taiwan and various developing countries including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Nepal, Bangladesh and India in the areas of low carbon and green energy.
Under the American Chemical Society (ACS) Global Project SEED Program, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) was chosen as one of the partner universities to host school students. This program aims to nurture junior research mentees by working alongside mentor scientists at the selected research institutions. This program has been managed by ACS Malaysia Chapter in collaboration with Yayasan PETRONAS. Two students from Malay College Kuala Kangsar and Muar High School underwent research attachment at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, UTM for a month, starting from 1st December till 31st December 2019.