Achievements

UCSI STUDENTS SELECTED AS TOP 5 COUNTRY FINALISTS IN SCHNEIDER GO GREEN COMPETITION

Harry Hoon Jian Wen (right) and Siah Jing Yi (left) |  Engineering Students

UCSI Engineering students Harry Hoon Jian Wen (Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering with Honours) and Siah Jing Yi (Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering with Honours) were selected as the Top 5 country finalists in the Schneider Go Green Competition 2020 in which their title was ‘Cost effectively reduce carbon emission using PV-BESS system’.


Mok Yun Liu

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Mok Yun Liu |  Bachelor of Science (Hons) Computing, Class of 2017

Alumnus of SMK SS17, Subang Jaya

Currently working as Lead Developer at HTM Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

Former Project Manager, MYCITY SME Sdn Bhd

UCSI University President’s Award (2014; 2015)


ELECTED A MEMBER OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

assistant Professor Ir Dr Kanesan Muthusamy |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology & Built Environment

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ir Dr Kanesan Muthusamy from the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering for being elected a member of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers and for being awarded the Chartered Engineer status under the Engineering Council, UK through The Institution of Mechanical Engineers.


BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE SEGT 2019!

Assistant Professor Dr Lee Kiat Moon, Tey Wah Yen & Dr Chung Ying Tao |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology & Built Environment

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Lee Kiat Moon (Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering), Tey Wah Yen (Department of Mechanical Engineering) and Dr Chung Ying Tao (Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering) for winning the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Green Technology (SEGT) 2019 held on 11-14 December in Bangkok.

Dr Lee Kiat Moon's and Tey Wah Yen's paper was entitled: Delignification of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch (OPEFB) via Ultrasound-Assisted Deep Eutectic Solvent Pretreatment.

Dr Chung Ying Tao's paper was entitled: Magnetite Activate Carbon/Chitosan Composite from Biomass for Removal of Diclofenac in Aqueous Solution.


PROFESSOR TAJUDDIN RECEIVES 7TH CIVIL SOCIETY AWARD

Professor Dr Mohd Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi |  School of Architecture and Built Environment

UCSI University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment Professor Dr Mohd Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi was recently selected as one of three winners of the 7th Civil Society Award 2019 by the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall.

He received the award mainly as a result of two of his books entitled ‘Not The Islam I Know’ and ‘Rethinking Malaysia – Politics, Extremism and Education’. Professor Tajuddin is a proponent of getting communities together and strongly believes that Malaysians should be awarded for fighting for the civil rights of the people.


RECEIVES A GRANT OF RM250,000 FROM THE MALAYSIAN RESEARCH UNIVERSITY NETWORK YOUNG RESEARCHERS GRANT SCHEME (MY-RGS)

Mohd Fauzi Zanil |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology & Built Environment

Congratulations to Mohd Fauzi Zanil and Co-Researchers for receiving a grant of RM250,000 from the Malaysian Research University Network Young Researchers Grant Scheme (MY-RGS) for their project entitled: Performance evaluation of agile solar roof tile smart HVAC technology.


MRUN

THEIR PROJECT RECEIVES A GRANT OF RM250,000 BY THE MALAYSIA RESEARCH UNIVERSITY NETWORK (MRUN)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR LIONEL IN LIAN AUN and ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DR OH SIEW PEI

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Lionel In Lian Aun (Faculty Of Applied Sciences) and Assistant Professor Dr Oh Siew Pei  (Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts) for receiving a grant of RM250,000 By the Malaysia Research University Network (MRUN) through the Young Researchers Grant Scheme (MY-RGS). Their project was titled ‘A dual-pronged approach to increase production of farmed tilapia using lactococcal-based vaccination and enzybiotic’. A total of 6 research projects were selected from a grand total of 238 applications amounting to RM1.5million.


RECIPIENT OF THE BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE 13TH MOH-AMM SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2019

Dr Poh Tian Er |  MSc (Healthy Aging, Medical Aesthetics and Regenerative Medicine)

Congratulations to Dr Poh Tian who recently received the Best Poster Award (Clinical) at the 13th MOH-AMM Scientific Meeting 2019 in conjunction with the 21st National of Health (NIH). The scientific meeting was organised by the Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia and Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (AMM). Her paper was entitled ‘Efficacy and Safety of Stem Cell Therapy for people with Cerebral Palsy: Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis’.


DYSLEXIA: AN EXPERIENCE WITH AUGEMENTED REALITY

Fonita Theresia |  Master of Arts and Design

Congratulations to Fonita Theresia for a successful collaboration exhibition between ICAD UCSI University and Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN) entitled “BOOX”, An Augmented Campaign For Dyslexia held at Gramedia in Jakarta last 21 September 2019.

Her paper was recognised as original and innovative by DCI (Elite Tutor Programme for Dyslexia and Autism) of Jakarta. The founder of Elite Tutor Indonesia, Dr Sumarsono expressed that her paper was the only one accepted to be part of its research interest and further collaboration among many papers up to PhD level.


UCSI WINS SILVER MEDAL AT 5TH TLIF 2019

Professor Dr Yu Lih Jiun, Professor Dato’ Dr Ahmad Ibrahim and Wan Zailah Wan Said |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Built Environment

Congratulations to Professor Dr Yu Lih Jiun, Professor Dato’ Dr Ahmad Ibrahim and Wan Zailah Wan Said for winning the Silver Medal at the 5th Teaching and Learning Innovation Festival (TLIF) 2019 on 4 October 2019.

Their paper title was “Implementation of Experiential Learning Based Assignment in Engineering Management Course”.  It discussed the application of new teaching and learning pedagogy in the course “Engineering Economics and Management”.