Achievements

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.


[Left to right] Assistant Professor Dr Habibur Rahman, Pearly Chia Zhi Qing (Year 4 Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) student) and Assistant Professor Dr Ashok Kumar Janakiraman with their award at the MTE 2020.

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

[Left to right] Assistant Professor Dr Habibur Rahman, Pearly Chia Zhi Qing (Year 4 Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) student) and Assistant Professor Dr Ashok Kumar Janakiraman with their award at the MTE 2020.

 

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.


MRUN

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.


UCSI WINS SILVER MEDAL AT 5TH TLIF 2019

Professor Dr Yu Lih Jiun, Professor Dato’ Dr Ahmad Ibrahim and Wan Zailah Wan Said |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Built Environment

Congratulations to Professor Dr Yu Lih Jiun, Professor Dato’ Dr Ahmad Ibrahim and Wan Zailah Wan Said for winning the Silver Medal at the 5th Teaching and Learning Innovation Festival (TLIF) 2019 on 4 October 2019.

Their paper title was “Implementation of Experiential Learning Based Assignment in Engineering Management Course”.  It discussed the application of new teaching and learning pedagogy in the course “Engineering Economics and Management”.


Ho Min Yoong

BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING AND ECONOMICS 2019

Ho Min Yoong |  Lecturer, Faculty of Business

Congratulations to Ho Min Yoong, lecturer from Faculty of Business for receiving the Best Paper Award at the 7th International Conference on Business, Accounting and Economics 2019, UTAR on 4 October, 2019.

His paper was entitled: A New Credit Rating Model From The Perspective Of Small And Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia With Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP).


Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur

BEST GUIDED POSTER PRESENTATION AWARD

Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur from UCSI's Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) on winning the Best Guided Poster Presentation Award for your research project regarding culinary nutrition education for schoolchildren in Kuala Lumpur at the 2019 International Congress on Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome & Asia-Oceania Conference on Obesity (ICOMES & AOCO 2019) that was held in Seoul, South Korea from 29 to 31 August 2019.


PROFESSOR DR PHANG RECEIVES RECOGNITION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA

Emeritus Professor Dr Phang Siew Moi |  Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Postgraduate Studies

Congratulations to Professor Dr Phang Siew Moi, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Postgraduate Studies, UCSI University who was conferred the title Emeritus Professor by the University of Malaya for her contributions in Algae Research in its 59th Convocation Ceremony on 12 October 2019


Associate Professor Dr. Nyam Kar Lin

WON GOLD MEDAL AWARD AT THE INVENTION, INNOVATION & DESIGN EXPOSITION 2019 (IIDEX 2019)

Associate Professor Dr. Nyam Kar Lin |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin from UCSI's Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS), who has won the gold medal award for the invention, innovation and design under individual category at the Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition 2019 (IIDEX 2019), which was held at Dewan Agong Tuanku Canselor, UiTM Shah Alam from 10 to 15 September 2019. The winning product was "Kenaf Sunscreen Cream SPF 50+".


Assistant Professor Ir Dr Mahmud Iwan Solihin

DR IWAN RECEIVES BEST PAPER AWARD AT ICETIR 2019

Assistant Professor Ir Dr Mahmud Iwan Solihin |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology & Built Environment

It was truly an honour and a motivating moment for Assistant Professor Ir Dr Mahmud Iwan Solihin as he received the Best Paper Award at the ICETIR 2019 (International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovative Researches).

Dr Iwan’s paper was entitled “Development of Non-Destructive Mango Assessment Based on Near Infrared Spectroscopy and Machine Learning Regression”.