Month: Jun 2014

Empowering Village School Children -WASH Awareness in Vientiane, Lao PDR

UTM delegates visited Vientiane, Lao from 21 June to 24 June 2014, to conduct a water sanitation and health (WASH) awareness program in collaboration with the National Centre for Environmental Health and Water Supply (Nam Saat). This was an extension to the March 20 – 24 engagement, where a large number of UTM researchers and …

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Heartiest congratulations to Dr. Norhayati Abdullah

Congratulations to Dr. Norhayati Abdullah, Senior Lecturer from the Faculty of Biosciences & Medical Engineering (FBME) for being the first Malaysian appointed as Chairman of the International Water Association – Young Water Professional (IWA YWP) for the 2014-2016 session. In 2012, she was also the first Malaysian to be awarded the IWA Young Water Professional …

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Prestigious Recognition Awaits Best Doctoral Research

MIMOS is offering the MIMOS Prestigious Award (MPA). MPA will be evaluated by a panel of judges from Universities as well as from MIMOS. Projects need to be aligned with MIMOS’ 10 technology thrust areas, and will be judged, among others, on qualitative attributes such as innovativeness, creativity, expertise on the domain area, value creation, …

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MIMOS’ annual award continues to nurture university innovation

  Innovation is a key driver of any economy in the world today, and universities play a fundamental role in strengthening the country’s innovation capability by promoting greater research. Looking at the history of innovation, the first programmable computer was invented by a British mathematics professor in the mid-19th century, while the biggest innovation in …

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IBD and Chaipatanna Foundation to Collaborate on Bioproduct Research and Development

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 June – The Institute of Bio-Product Development (IBD) of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Chaipatanna Foundation of Thailand have inked a 5 year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 10th June 2014 in conjunction with the 5th International Conference on Biotechnology for the Wellness Industry (5th ICBWI). Dr Sumet Tantivejkul, the Honourable Secretary …

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Double Victory for UTM Landscape Architecture Students at FLORIA 2014

  Behind every success there is effort, passion, creativity and dedication. Under the keen eye of Dr. Sapura Mohammad, and with the unerring support of the Faculty of Built Environment in particular and the University in general, a team of students from the Landscape Department has brought glory to UTM.       The team, …

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UTM and Hydrogenics Sign MoU in Gwangju, Korea

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Hydrogenics was signed in conjunction with the World Hydrogen Energy Conference (WHEC 2014) held at the KDJ Convention Centre, Gwangju, Korea. Professor Dr. Hamdani Saidi, UTM KL Campus Director signed on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor of UTM, Professor Ir. Datuk Wahid Omar, witnessed by …

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400 Pasir Gudang school students will benefit from UTM English Enrichment Program

JOHOR BAHRU, June 18 – A total of 400 secondary and primary school students around Pasir Gudang will  benefit from an English Language Enrichment Programme, organised by Language Academy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)  for Johor Port Berhad Malaysia, in collaboration with UTM Community Transformation Centre and Pasir Gudang District Education Office. The programme was officially …

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UTM Lancar Kempen Sumbangan Endowmen Ramadhan & Syawal 2014

JOHOR BAHRU, 11 Jun 2014 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) mengambil inisiatif melancarkan Kempen Sumbangan Endowmen Ramadan dan Syawal 2014 sempena ketibaan bulan mulia tersebut tidak lama lagi.   Kempen tersebut bertujuan memberi peluang kepada warga UTM meliputi kakitangan, mahasiswa, alumni, individu persendirian dan juga syarikat korporat untuk memberi sumbangan bagi mengisi dana Tabung Endowmen …

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HRH Raja Zarith Sofiah Inaugural Seminar on Global Issues

Kuala Lumpur, 14th June 2014 : Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Kuala Lumpur through one of its post-graduate centres, the Centre for Advanced Studies on Islam, Science and Civilization (CASIS), organized HRH Raja Zarith Sofiah Inaugural Seminar on Global Issues.  The seminar focused on a crucial theme, namely ‘Extremism among the Muslims in Contemporary Times: Dimensions …

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