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GOLD MEDAL AWARD FOR BADMINTON WOMEN'S DOUBLES AT NPSC 2020

Ms Leong Mun Yee and Ms Deborah Yeong |  Bachelor of pharmacy (Hons)

from faculty of pharmaceutical sciences won the Gold medal for badminton women's doubles at National Pharmacy Sports Carnival (NPSC) 2020.


BEST POSTER PRESENTER AWARD AT IRCPAS 2020

Marwan Abdelmahmoud |  Doctor of Philosophy student

Won the Best Poster Presenter award at International Research Conference on Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences IRCPAS 2020 organised by Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UCSI University held between 7-8 March 2020.


FAS STUDENT WON 3RD PRIZE IN 3-MINUTE RESEARCH & INNOVATION COMPETITION 2020

Kok Ee Yin |  Bachelor of Science (Honours) Nutrition with Wellness

Congratulations to Kok Ee Yin, a student under the supervision of Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur, on winning the third prize in the national level 3-MINUTE RESEARCH & INNOVATION COMPETITION (3-MRI) 2020. She managed to explain her research in an engaging and concise manner within 3 minutes in video titled “The Association of Light Exposure with Psychosocial Factors among Pregnant Women” under the Undergraduate category. The competition was organised by Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNiSZA).


CONGRATULATIONS PHD CANDIDATE FOR ACHIEVING IN THE 3-MINUTE RESEARCH & INNOVATION COMPETITION (3-MRI) 2020

Teoh Ai Ni |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Congratulations to Teoh Ai Ni, a PhD Candidate under the supervision of Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur, on winning the consolation prize in the national level 3-MINUTE RESEARCH & INNOVATION COMPETITION (3-MRI) 2020 under the Postgraduate category. She managed to explain her research in an engaging and concise manner within 3 minutes in video titled “Circadian Rhythm - The Clock Linking Maternal Health to Infant Growth”. The competition was organised by Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNiSZA).


UCSI ENGINEERING STAFF AWARDED IEEE SENIOR MEMBERSHIP

Assistant Professor Ts Dr Lim Wei Hong and Assistant Professor Dr M.K.A. Ahamed Khan |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology & Built Environment

UCSI’s Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Built Environment Assistant Professor Ts Dr Lim Wei Hong (deputy dean) and Assistant Professor Dr M.K.A. Ahamed Khan were recently honoured with Senior Membership by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE).

According to Dr Khan, IEEE Senior Membership is an honour bestowed only to those who have made significant contributions to the profession. This award also reflects professional maturity and experience.


RECEIVES CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION IN THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED MATERIALS, INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (AMISM)

Dr M.K.A. Ahamed Khan |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology & Built Environment

Congratulations To Dr M.K.A. Ahamed Khan for receiving Certificates of Appreciation in the 2020 International Conference on Advanced Materials, Information Systems and Mechanical Engineering (AMISM) held on September 12-13, 2020 - Ottawa, Canada in recognition for sharing his valuable knowledge as a Keynote Speaker and Outstanding dedication and consistent honour as a Co-Chair of AMISM.


SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLE

Assistant Professor Dr Omotayo Fatokun |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Assistant Professor Dr Omotayo Fatokun from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences has successfully published an impactful article in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization.

The academic journal ranks as Q1 in Journal Percentile Ranking (Top 10% journal) in the field of Public, Enviromental and Occupational Health with an impact factor of 6.818 (2018), according to the ISI Web of Science ranking by Clarivate Analytics.

The article titled "Fostering local production of essential medicines in Nigeria" explains how regulatory changes are designed to increase local production of essential medicines in Nigeria, thus ensuring predictable and sustainable access to affordable and quality-assured essential medicines and strengthening the domestic pharmaceutical industry.


7TH INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIST AWARDS ON ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

Assistant Professor Dr Ashok Kumar Janakiraman |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Organised by VDGOOD Professional Association, the virtual award ceremony took place in Coimbatore, India on 4 to 5 July 2020. 

Assistant Professor Dr Ashok has more than 12 years of experience in pharmaceutical product development research, mainly in solubility enhancement for poorly soluble drugs through various approaches.


MALAYSIA TECHNOLOGY EXPO (MTE) INNOVATION AWARD 2020

Assistant Professor Dr Habibur Rahman, Pearly Chia Zhi Qing, Assistant Professor Dr Ashok Kumar Janakiraman |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The 19th Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) Innovation Award 2020 was held from 20 to 22 February 2020. A team of researchers from the UCSI University’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences participated in the expo by exhibiting its innovation called ‘Cocoa Butter: A Healthier Alternative to Fast Melt Tablets’. The researchers for this innovation were Dr Ashok Kumar Janakiraman, Pearly Chia Zhi Qing, Dr. Shiek Abdul Kadhar Mohamed Ebrahim Habibur, Associate Professor Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal, and Dr. Liew Kai Bin.


UCSI WINS PLATINUM IN INSIDE 2020

Salini Devi Rajendran, Assistant Professor Ts Dr Siti Norida Binti Wahab & Assistant Professor Dr Yeap Swee Pin

UCSI Lecturers Salini Devi Rajendran, Assistant Professor Ts Dr Siti Norida Binti Wahab (Department of Logistics Management, Faculty of Business Management) and Assistant Professor Dr Yeap Swee Pin (Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Faculty of Engineering) emerged as Platinum winners in the recent InSIDE 2020. This competition was organised by University of Malaya with the core purpose of sharing the creativity, innovation or design in the educational system.

Salini, Siti Norida and Yeap won the award by presenting their innovation in teaching Logistics courses. They incorporated interest-based assignments to replace the conventional paper-based assessment. In particular, in the course named ‘Issues in Logistics Industry’, students are required to participate in an innovative challenge whereby they need to innovate a variety of physical devices that would be useful in the field of Logistics.


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