OUTSTANDING RESEARCHER AWARDShahrizal Jelani |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Built Environment
Congratulations to Shahrizal Jelani from Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department for receiving the Outstanding Researcher Award at the International Conference on Engineering and Computing 2020 (ICEEComp2020).
UCSI STUDENTS SELECTED AS TOP 5 COUNTRY FINALISTS IN SCHNEIDER GO GREEN COMPETITIONHarry 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’.
UCSI STUDENTS WIN BEST SOLAR CAR AWARDNg Weng Mun, Chong Ying Hai and Ngo Kah Lock |  Engineering Students
UCSI University Engineering students Ng Weng Mun, Chong Ying Hai and Ngo Kah Lock won the Best Solar Car Award in the Solar Car Competition 2020 (SCAR’20) organised by MAHSA University. All three students are from the Mechatronics Engineering programme. The participants were divided into seven groups, with three per group where each group had their own solar car.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYMok 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 ENGINEERSassistant 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.
RECIPIENTS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (FRGS)Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur, Assistant Professor Dr Wong Chen Wai and Associate Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
For their project entitled “Circadian rhythm determination and its association with birth and infant outcome, stress, physical activity and chrononutrition among pregnant women in major cities of West Malaysia: A prospective study.”
For their project entitled “Nanocellulose from Leucaena leucocephala as a bioplastic composite for the creation of an intelligent food packaging material.”
For their project entitled “Bioactive plant seed oils coloaded with nanostructured lipid carriers for UV protection and antioxidant activity.”
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 AWARDProfessor 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.
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.