UTM Nexus

UTM Nexus is a magazine published by UTM Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) in partnership with UTM Office of Corporate Affairs.

Journey of a Student’s Idea to a Startup

Authored by: Low Jun Yi, Shafishuhaza Sahlan Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) succesful alumnus shared his journey from student to entrepreneur The Center For Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (CAIRO) UTM Interns has organised the CAIRO UTM Interns webinar on Student’s Idea to a Startup. It was delivered by Dr. Khor Kang Xiang, the co-founder and CEO …

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Conservation and Protection of our Blue Planet

Prepared by: Prof. Dr. Mohd Fadhil Md Din Assoc Prof. Ir. Dr. Shamsul Sarip A synergy efforts from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in preserving the beauty of the Earth Our planet is covered by over 71% of water, out of which, 97% of it is saline. Even so, Earth remains the only planet thus far that …

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CAIRO UTM Interns webinar on Real-Time Object Detection

Authored By: Ali Mahmoud Mohammed Madani, Shafishuhaza Sahlan The CAIRO UTM Interns webinar on Real-Time Object Detection with Deep Learning and Open CV organised by CAIRO UTM Interns was delivered by Mr. Jason Koh Ye Sheng, the co-founder of InsightX Technology, a provider of cutting-edge technologies and services, which include data capture, predictive analytics and …

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CAIRO UTM Interns webinar on Finite Element Analysis (FEA

Authored by: Calvin Teh Jon Keith, Shafishuhaza Sahlan The internal CAIRO UTM Interns webinar on Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Using SOLIDWORKS & Version Control, organised by CAIRO UTM Interns was delivered by Mr. Hamza Asad Allah and Mr. Ali Madani, respectively on 15th August 2021. Mr. Hamza and Mr. Ali are fellow interns undergoing industrial …

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(ماء) ‘Ma: According to the Islamic Perspective

Prepared by: Dr Aminudin Hehsan Dr Zulkiflee Haron Center of Research for Fiqh Science and Technology (CFiRST), UTM A description of water significance from the perspective of Islam Ma` or water is a molecule that consists of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom that is considered a simple structure but still can produce complex …

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Students from UTM, UM and NTU Won 2nd Runner-Up in Insurtech Hackathon

Prepared by: Lee Sze Yuan Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) student from School of Computing, Faculty of Engineering, Lee Sze Yuan won the 2nd Runner-Up of Insurtech Hackathon on 3rd October 2021. Insurtech Hackathon was a 3-days open category hackathon co-organised by FWD Startup Studio and 1337 Ventures. The purpose of this event was to discover innovative …

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If Education is Like Water

Prepared by: Dr Afzamiman Aripin There is a Malay proverb that says “Sekali air bah, sekali pantai berubah”, which also means “New lairds make new laws”… Water appears soft and frail, but it contains the power to mould even the hardest nature like rocks. Imagine if the world was created without water; whereas water is …

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Water, an Eternal Mystery

Prepared by: Assoc. Prof. Dr Sib Krishna Ghoshal Currently, the most difficult unanswered questions to humanity are: How and why does life exist in the universe? To answer it, Greek Philosopher Thales of Miletus (600 BC) first conceptualized water, and then Henry Cavendish discovered its composition (1781), finally shaped up in the hand of Gay-Lussac …

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Cleaner Water through the Power of Microorganisms

Prepared by: Dr. Mohd Firdaus Abdul Wahab It is estimated that microorganisms have existed on the planet for billions of years and have colonised almost all of its ecosystems. For example, trillions of microorganisms live in the human gut, where they form ecological communities of microorganisms known as the “microbiota”, which in the gut are …

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Developing Industry Autonomous Mobile Robot using ROS

Prepared by: Muhammad Naqib Nazmi bin Zulkifli, Shafishuhaza Sahlan On 11 August 2021, a webinar on the implementation of robot operating system (ROS) in developing industry-standard autonomous mobile robot was organised by the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIRO), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Interns. CAIRO UTM Interns is an industrial training group supervised by …

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Knowledge Sharing for a Better Society

Prepared by: Zarina Md. Yassin, Aznah Nor Anuar & Johari Surif (UTM Centre for Community & Industry Network) Knowledge transfer activities have been deemed an important activity that binds the University’s expertise with the community. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), as a premier university in technology and engineering, has boasted a lot of Knowledge Transfer Programme …

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