MALAYSIA TECHNOLOGY EXPO (MTE) INNOVATION AWARD 2020Assistant 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 2020Salini 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.
OUTSTANDING MASTERS' GRADUATESMeldy Tanako |  Alumna, Bachelor of Classical Music (Hons) – Class of 2017
Congratulations to Meldy Tanako for being awarded as one of the most outstanding Masters' graduates at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Graduate School
CONGRATULATIONS WONG JIAN YAO!Wong Jian Yao |  Doctor of Medicine
Worked with the Malaysian Bioethics Community (MBC) on a guidance document called Bioethics and COVID-19: Guidance for Clinicians in May 2020, where he contributed t the content for Chapter 4, in which he reviewed two important articles on resource allocation during a pandemic.
CONGRATULATIONS TO DANIEL CHAN KIAN ANDaniel Chan Kian An |  Alumnus of Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)
Employed by Khoo Teck Phuat Hospital, Singapore immediately upon graduation in 2019.
WON THE FIRST PRIZE IN THE STUDIOATHOME VIDEO COMPETITIONAqil Feisal |  School of Architecture and Built Environment
Congratulations to Aqil Feisal from UCSI School of Architecture and Built Environment (SABE) for winning the FIRST PRIZE in the STUDIOATHOME Video competition!
The competition was organised by GARISPXL.CO and supported by PAM (Pertubuhan Arlitek Malaysia).
APPOINTED DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF MIROSDR KHAIRIL ANWAR ABU KASSIM |  Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA)
Congratulations to Dr Khairil Anwar Abu Kassim, who was recently appointed the new director-general of the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS).
ONE OF THE TOP 10 AMONG THE TOP 30Kok Hong Li |  Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Graphic Design
Congratulations to Kok Hong Li for being chosen as one of the top ten winners in the top 30 in the Adobe Certified Association (ACA) Championship 2020.
UCSI CHAMBER CHOIR GO GLOBAL
Congratulations to UCSI Chamber Choir for winning 2 Gold Awards at the World Choralympic 2020 in Pyeongchang, South Korea on 5 February 2020.
- Adult Choir Category
- Contemporary Classical Music Category