UTM Alumni Talk ’20 or better known as UAT ’20 was a program organized by the Student Residential College Committee (JKM) 2020/2021 in collaboration with UTM Alumni on 22nd December 2020. The program was streamed virtually through Facebook live as the main medium and officiated by Kolej Tun Dr. Ismail (KTDI) Principal, Lieutenant Colonel Professor …
Department: School of Civil Engineering
After the exchange of MoU between JKR and IPTA on BIM at the Centre of Excellence for Engineering and Technology (CREaTE), Alor Gajah, Malacca, a workshop was conducted on 8th September 2020 with the aim to further discuss the MoU in warranting outcomes that optimally aid JKR and public universities. The workshop was considered a success in gathering academia and public authority to further expanding the application of BIM in the nation’s construction industry.
The Hydrological Modelling Workshop and Global Water Security Symposium were held in Newcastle University on 20 – 21 January 2020 and 23 – 24 January 2020, respectively. Dr. Zulfaqar Sa’adi was chosen as representative of Malaysia Collaboratory under Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub to participate in the workshop and symposium.
The second Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub Assembly was organised from 24th until 28th February 2020 at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Researchers, along with postdoctorate researchers and postgraduate students from various countries such as India, Colombia, Ethiopia, United Kingdom, and Malaysia had come together to attended this year’s Hub Assembly. Among the participants were Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) team.
A research visit from Newcastle University (NU) was held to visit the Malaysia Collaboratory team. Malaysia Collaboratory team consists of researchers from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed). The purpose of the research visit was to understand and discuss work progress and future directions of the research work carried out by respective workstreams. Dr. Claire Walsh and Dr. Jaime Amezaga were the representatives from Newcastle University.
A visit from School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) to Chongqing University, China was led by Ir. Dr. Rini Asnida binti Abdullah, accompanied by Ts. Mohd Nur Asmawisham bin Alel, senior lecturer and Mr Muhammad Irfan bin Shahrin, PhD candidate. Prof. Fu Xiang and Dr. Ban Yuxin warmly welcomed the UTM delegates at Chongqing University. The visit was a courtesy visit as School of Civil Engineering was visited by Chongqing University representatives earlier in year 2019.
Four ASEAN universities including Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), University Tun Hussein Onn (UTHM), Vietnam National University (VNU) and National University of Laos participated in the Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech) Sakura’s Program. Seminar on advanced nanotechnology material and its application to sustainability and disaster reduction were conducted and presented by NITech, UTM and UTHM professors and lecturers to teach and expose the students to the variety of knowledge related to advance material application. Three UTM students; Muhammad Syahmi Bin Azhari, Muhammad Zahin Bin Abd Muttalib and Muhamad Lokman Bin Sakip from School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering visited and experience experimental activities in the Nano Advance Material Research Centre at Ichikawa and Soga laboratories.