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Achievements

ADVANCING RESEARCH IN PREGNANCY

Teoh Ai Ni |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Teoh Ai Ni was selected by the American Society of Nutrition (ASN) to present her research at the ASN Nutrition 2021 Live Online conference (ASN Nutrition 2021) on 7 – 10 June. Her research was selected by the committee from ASN Nutrition 2021 to be featured in the media. Her supervisor is Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur from the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

The title of her research presentation is “When you eat could affect how well you sleep while pregnant”.


Job Tan

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SPORTS

Job Tan XI Jay |  Foundation Studies (Arts)

- Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

- Received a total of 18 Gold Medals, 7 Silver Medals, and 7 Bronze Medals in five Malaysian swimming competitions between 2019 and 2020.


CONGRATULATIONS TO SOBITHA LUXSHMI A/P MOGAN

Sobitha Luxshmi A/P Mogan |  Doctor of Medicine

For publishing her first fiction novel titled "Anything For You" that is available on Amazon.


The book is dedicated to her mother and late grandfather. She said her utmost gratitude goes to her mother in supporting her endeavour in writing the novel and her late grandfather in being her inspiration.


ADVANCING SCIENCE AT HARVARD

Joel Phua Jia Meng |  BSc (Hons) Biotechnology

Joel Phua Jia Meng (an alumnus of the BSc (Hons) Biotechnology programme) was selected to do a year-long high impact research at Harvard University during 2020, under the UCSI University’s Star Trek programme. 


THE ONLY MALAYSIAN TEAM IN THE TOP THREE

Chai Weng Yan, Lee Pei Shan, Teh Xin Ee |  Bachelor of Hospitality Administration

The team won third place at the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMi) Global student Forum 2021 Innovation Challenge. They are the only Malaysian team to be named among the top three winners in this global contest.


ANTIAGING POTENTIAL OF SUNSCREEN FORMULATED FROM NANOSTRUCTURED LIPID CARRIER AND PALM OIL TOCOTRIENOL-RICH FRACTION

Chu Chee Chin |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Chu Chee Chin, a PhD student from the Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS), was awarded the Best Presentation in Drug Delivery and Nanotechnology Award and the Second Prize Award for the Best Oral Presentation at the Inaugural Monash International Health Science and Technology Conference (MONASH INITITIATE 2021) on 16 – 17 June. Her supervisor is Associate Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin, Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies of FAS.

The title of her research presentation was “Antiaging Potential of Sunscreen Formulated from Nanostructured Lipid Carrier and Palm Oil Tocotrienol-rich Fraction”.


APPLICATION OF KENAF SEED OIL-NANOSTRUCTURED LIPID CARRIERS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MULTIFUNCTIONAL PHOTOPROTECTIVE COSMETIC FORMULATION

Chu Chee Chin |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

For her recent impactful article under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin, Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies (FOAS), titled “Application of Kenaf Seed Oil-Nanostructured Lipid Carriers in the Development of Multifunctional Photoprotective Cosmetic Formulation”, in The Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (JAOCS).

 


WHEN YOU EAT COULD AFFECT HOW WELL YOU SLEEP WHILE PREGNANT

Teoh Ai Ni |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Teoh Ai Ni, a PhD student from the Faculty of Applied Sciences, was selected by the American Society Nutrition (ASN) to present her research at the ASN Nutrition 2021 Live Online conference (ASN Nutrition 2021) on 7 – 10 June. Her research was selected by the committee from ASN Nutrition 2021 to be featured in the media. Her supervisor is Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur from the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

The title of her research presentation is “When you eat could affect how well you sleep while pregnant”.


Advanced into Semi-finals of the 2021 Society of Actuaries Student Research Case Study Challenge

ADVANCED INTO SEMI-FINALS OF THE 2021 SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES STUDENT RESEARCH CASE STUDY CHALLENGE

Lee Xue Er, Siew Chin Yoong, Chong Jia Wei, Jaclyn Loo Jieying and See Hui Xin |  Bachelor of Science (Honours) Actuarial Science

Congratulation to Actuarial Science students Lee Xue Er, Siew Chin Yoong, Chong Jia Wei, Jaclyn Loo Jieying and See Hui Xin for advancing into Semi-finals of the  2021 Society of Actuaries Student Research Case Study Challenge. Their mentor was Assistant Professor Jeff Lai.


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”.


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