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Achievements

BEST POSTER AWARD AT THE ASIA OCEANIA CONFERENCE ON OBESITY (AOCO-MASO) 2021

Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur D/O Nachatar Singh |  Faculty of Applied Science

Dr Satvinder won the best poster award at the Asia Oceania Conference on Obesity (AOCO-MASO) 2021, an international conference participated by delegates from Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Philippines. Her team presented their research entitled “Associations between chrononutrition and chronotype among Malaysian Chinese young adults: Spotlight on timing”.


RECIPIENT OF THE GLOBAL NUTRITION EARLY CAREER SCHOLAR AWARD

Dr Vaidehi A/P Ulaganathan |  Faculty of Applied Science

She was awarded the Global Nutrition Early Career Scholar Award by the American Society for Nutrition. The award was supported by Mondelez International.


FIRST PRIZE FOR BEST SCIENTIFIC EPOSTER PRESENTATION IN PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

Dr Revathi A/P Rajan |  Faculty of Applied Science

She bagged the first prize award for the Best Scientific ePoster Presentation in Professional Category at the International eConference of Fingerprint Analysis. 


SECOND RUNNER-UP FOR THE ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD (POSTGRADUATE) IN THE UTAR INTERVARSITY SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2021 (UISS 2021)

Miss Sim Yan Yi |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

She was awarded the Second Runner-Up position the Oral Presentation Award (Postgraduate) in The UTAR Intervarsity Science Symposium 2021 (UISS 2021). Under the supervision of associate professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin, she presented her research entitled “Application of Hibiscus cannabinus L. KR9 (Kenaf) Leaves Extract As Skin Whitening and Anti-Aging Agents in Natural Cosmetic Prototype: Valorization of a by Product”.


TOP 15 FINALISTS OF THE 2021 YSN-ASM CHRYSALIS AWARD

Miss Sim Yan Yi and Teoh Ai Ni |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

They have been selected as the Top 15 Finalists of the 2021 YSN-ASM Chrysalis Award by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) and the Young Scientists Network – ASM (YSN-ASM).


WINNERS IN THE BLUESCOPE YOUNG ARCHITECT AWARDS 2020

JAROD YAP, STEPHANIE CHOO, TAN KAI XIN and LIEW EN YU |  School of Architecture and Built Environment

Congratulations to Jarod Yap, Stephanie Choo, Tan Kai Xin and Liew En Yu for emerging as winners in the BlueScope Young Architect Awards 2020. Jarod and Stephanie were the winners of Part 1 (Year 1-3). Kai Xin and En Yu were winners of the Consolation Category. These awards serve as a platform for young architects to showcase their talent in the field of architecture.


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ASIAN YOUTH INNOVATION GOLD AWARD AT THE MALAYSIAN TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2021 AND THE ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH INVENTORS AND INNOVATORS AWARD

Associate Professor Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Leader:
Associate Professor Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal                     

Team members:
Assistant Professor Dr Sasikala Chinnappan
Dr Venkatalakshmi Ranganathan
Assistant Professor Dr Muhammad Junaid Farrukh
Anabelle Rose Joykin
Por Choo Shiuan
Tan Lee Fang

Research Student:
Yap Vi Lien

The team’s invention “CuberClean” has leave a massive impression on the judging panel and won the gold award at the Asian youth innovation awards 2021 and the Association of British Inventors and Innovators Award. The team has created the eye cream with cucumber.


Asian Youth Innovation Gold Award at the Malaysian Technology Expo 2021

ASIAN YOUTH INNOVATION GOLD AWARD AT THE MALAYSIAN TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2021

Assistant Professor Dr Ashok Kumar Janakiraman |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Leader:
Assistant Professor Dr Ashok Kumar Janakiraman                     

Team members:
Assistant Professor Dr Shiek Abdul Kadhar Mohamed Ebrahim Habibur Rahman
Assistant Professor Dr Liew Kai Bin

Student researcher:
Ong Khai Kee

The team bagged the gold award at the Asian Youth Innovation Awards under the Malaysian Technology Expo 2021. Their research entitled “The Fabrication of Cocoa Butter base Amlodipine Besylate fast melt tablets” has impressed the judging panel.


INTERNATIONAL INNOVATION SILVER AWARD AT THE MALAYSIAN TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2021

Melbha Starlin Chellathurai |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Leader: 
Ms. Melbha Starlin Chellathurai

Student researcher:  
Vivien ling wang ting

Team member:
Associate Professor Dr. Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar


And the team gained the silver award at the International Innovation Awards under the Malaysian Technology Expo 2021. The competition entry that warranted this award is their fabrication and evaluation of transdermal Microneedles for a Recombinant Human Keratinocyte Growth Factor. 


RECIPIENT OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME

Assistant Professor Dr Zhooriyati Binti Sehu Mohamad and Assistant Professor Dr Crendy Tan Yen Teng

Received the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme of RM 69,400 for her students’ two-year study. The title of her team’s research is “A Study of Views About Self-Empowerment with Happiness Using Meaning in Life and Optimism Among Adolescent Delinquents in Juvenile Detention Center”.

Additionally, she is part of a team that received RM100,000 worth of grant for their two-year research. The title of her team’s research is “A workplace flourishing model: Assessing the role of kindness and work engagement”.


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