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Champions of Malaya Makerthon 2019 – the team from School of Electrical Engineering did it again.

In the Malaya Makerthon 2019 competition, a team from the School of Electrical Engineering, UTM has successfully managed to get “The Championship Award in Malaya Makerthon 2019”, along with “The Most Hardworking Team Award” and “BOSCH Best Video Presentation Award”.

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The 2nd Language and Communication Postgraduate International Seminar, LCPIS

The Second (2nd) Language and Communication Postgraduates International Seminar (LCPIS) was organized successfully by the Post Graduates Students’ Society of Language Academy (PGSS LA). The seminar was directed by Mr. Mohammad Ali Moslehifar, an LA PhD candidate together with his team guided and advised by the PGSS LA advisor, Dr. Aminabibi Bte Saidalvi. The 2nd LCPIS is a continuation of the seminar organized by LA in 2017. This seminar however has received participations not only from UTM students but from other universities around the world, with the total of 84 papers with various interesting topics. The uniqueness of this seminar is the inclusion of skype presentation alongside live presentation through parallel sessions. All presentations were properly monitored and assessed by experienced lecturers. At the end of the seminar, 3 best paper presenters as well as best skype presenters were selected. This one-day seminar is seen as an effort to prepare for a platform were great ideas were shared through intellectual discussions amongst students and lecturers. Some remarks from the participants and committees of the seminar:“The effort to organize such seminar is commendable. Congrats organizers!”“Participating in this kind of seminar will allow you to get more comments from expert about your research and it is very useful for improvement. I can say this is a good way to start my PhD journey and I’m so glad to participate in this seminar.”“This is my second time presenting in an international seminar. The comments were very useful. Definitely will attend more of this.”“Being the participant and the committee at the same time has taught me a lot. I gained very much through this seminar. Sharing of ideas and discussions with fellow PhD candidates were indeed something that I anticipated because you can better your research through such sharing. I’m so happy it’s done now.”

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On April 2, 2019, the Persatuan Kanak-kanak Autistik Johor in collaboration with the Penawar Special Learning Center, Hospital Penawar organized the Johor Autism Congress at the JB Convention Center, Berjaya Waterfront Hotel, Johor Bahru. The program was held in conjunction with the worldwide Autism Celebration day celebrated every 2nd of April. The program was attended by about 1000 participants consisting of parents, teachers, academics, students as well as practitioners in the field of special education.

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Civil Engineering Festival 2019

The Civil Engineering Festival (CEF) program is a program implemented at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). The CEF is one of the mediums to raise the quality of the students by holding interesting matches especially in writing and consultancy skills as well as raising the students’ high level of thinking. that program can train and give details to students on the development of soft skills.

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SEMS 2019 Enables Students to Experience Crucial Entrepreneurship Processes

More than 300 UTM students participated in the inaugural Sustainable Entrepreneurial Mindset Showcase 2019 (SEMS 2019) organized by UTM Centre for Student Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (UTM XCITE), UTM Office of Undergraduate Studies and Kolej Tuanku Canselor’s Student Council on 22nd of April 2019. The event was held at Dewan Astana, Kolej Tuanku Canselor (KTC) and Division of Innovation, UTM XCITE. Sixty-two products based on fourteen United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were showcased during the event. The closing ceremony was attended and officiated by Prof. Ir. Dr. Zainuddin Abd Manan, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) UTM and also attended by Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd Zaidi Abd Rozan, Director of UTM XCITE, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Intan Zaurah Binti Mat Darus, Deputy Chairman of UTM Office of Undergraduate Studies, and Madam Rafidah Binti Mohamad, a representative from Kolej Tuanku Canselor.

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Making National and Global Impacts: Policy Studies PhD Graduate at Razak Faculty

Dr Mathew Maavak was awarded with a PhD in Policy Studies during the 62nd Convocation ceremony and even before attaining his doctoral candidature, Dr Maavak was talent-sourced for the EU-funded Platforms for Big Data Foresight project at the Kazimieras Simonavicius University in Vilnius, Lithuania.  Currently, he is the only Asian in this project (Dec 3 2018 to Dec 1 2021).

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UTM Develops High-Precision Foreign Object Debris Detection Systems to Strengthen Operational Safety in KLIA

Engineering experts led by Prof. Dr. Sevia Mahdaliza Idrus has successfully conducted the field trial of High-Precision Foreign Object Debris Detection Systems (FODDS) to strengthen the operational safety in KLIA

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