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Going the distance on cooking oil

2011/05/24 By Syed Umar Ariff news@nst.com.my JOHOR BARU: Have cooking oil will travel. At least, that is what 65 students from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Indonesia’s Universitas Tanjungpura are trying to prove on a 6,500km journey from Singapore to Laos which began on Sunday. Yesterday, a convoy of two buses and two pick-up trucks — …

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UTM and Qatar University Establish Collaboration in Research

  A group of UTM researchers visited Qatar University to propose a number of high impact research proposals to the academics of Qatar University for joint submission to the Qatar National Research Foundation.   The UTM delegation, led by Vice Chancellor/President Zaini Ujang comprised 8 UTM researchers including Prof Dr Ismail Said, Prof Dr Azman, …

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Establishing relations with University of Cordoba

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and University of Cordoba, Spain have signed a pioneering general Memorandum of Understanding on April 28, 2011 in the historical city of Cordoba. Vice Chancellor of UTM, Prof. Ir. Dato Zaini Ujang and Rector of the University of Córdoba, José Manuel Roldán Nogueras signed the MOU on behalf their respective universities in …

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UTM Implements Excellence Track Programme

Starting from September this year, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) will implement the five Excellence Track Programme (ETP) to enhance the professional skills and soft skills among students. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang said, the core areas are the Nobel track for academic excellence, entrepreneurship, sports, leadership and Tahfiz aimed at improving the quality employability of graduates. …

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Collaboration Between UTM and CCM Chemicals

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and CCM Chemicals Sdn Bhd (CCMC) will collaborate to develop new technologies and products. Vice-Chancellor Professor Dato’ Dr Zaini Ujang said, the company has agreed to use the research products developed by the UTM researchers who have acquired intellectual property rights. According to him, the products will be used to restore …

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UNIK’s Ecosystem and Wealth Creation Initiatives’

PUTRAJAYA, 19 April. -Dato’ Seri NajibTun Razak today announced 23 ecosystem and wealth creation initiatives which will attract billions of ringgit in investment from the nation’s intellectual wealth. He also witnessed the strategic alliance signing between the respective partners and Unit InovasiKhas (UNIK), which comes under the purview of Prime Minister’s Office to commercialise the …

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UTM Strengthens Collaboration with SRI International – Commercialization Readiness Program To Generate More Quality Research Products

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 April. – UNIVERSITI Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and SRI International (founded as Stanford Research Institute)), Menlo Park, California will benefit from an intelligent collaboration to improve the commercialisation strategies for UTM’s most promising research products. The two institutions today signed a memorandum of agreement in Impiana Hotel, KLCC to further investigate the collaboration …

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Japanese Ambassador gave his last public lecture in UTM

Johor Bahru, 7 April: Japanese Ambassador to Malaysia, His Excellency  Mashiko Horie gave a  Public Lecture entitled “Building a Strong Country Brand”, at UTM Johor Bahru. It was to be his last public lecture before he ends his service as ambassador to Malaysia and return to his homeland on 28 April. Before giving his talk, the ambassador and the Vice Chancellor of UTM, Professor.  Dato’ Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang held a press conference on the establishment of the Malaysia Japan International Institute …

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UTM-Giant Mountain-Bike (MTB) Quest Sets New Tradition on Sustainable, Healthy Living

Johor Bahru, 10 April. The UTM-Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Prof Ir Dr Azraai Kasim together with the Dean and Deputy Dean of UTM Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Prof Dr Zainuddin Abdul Manan and Associate Prof Dr Fadzilah Adibah flagged off up to 900 cyclists from all over Malaysia in the first UTM MTB-quest cycling event …

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UTM Chemical Engineering ranked among the top 200 in QS World Ranking

UTM Chemical Engineering programme secured the top 200 spot in world rankings, and is the top 20 chemical engineering school in ASIA.  The ranking is based on academic peer review (30%) employability (30%) and citation (40%). In the 2011 QS world university rankings, UTM chemical engineering programme prominently features as one of the world’s top …

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UTM praised for successful International Johor Horse Show

     Dr. Zaini (centre) on his favourite horse Blue Bronco participating in 20 km endurance race.    Tunku Abdul Rahman presenting souvenir to participant. Dr. Zaini presenting souvenior to Tunku Abdul Rahman    SKUDAI, March 13: – The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) praised Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)’s effort in organizing the UTM International Johor Horse Show …

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