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.
BEST GUIDED POSTER PRESENTATION AWARDAssistant 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 MALAYAEmeritus 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
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+".
RECIPIENTS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (FRGS) FROM THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATIONDr. Yam Hok Chai |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Congratulations to Dr. Yam Hok Chai (Faculty of Applied Sciences) and Co-Researchers for their project entitled: “Comprehending the structural interaction between bacterial leukotoxin (LtxA) and human leukocytes.”
RECIPIENTS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (FRGS) FROM THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATIONDr. Michelle Soo Oi Yoon |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Soo Oi Yoon (Faculty of Applied Sciences) and Co-Researchers for their project entitled: “Interaction of Acinetobactor venetianus and Cycloclasticus pugetii with acetylated Kapok (Ceiba pentandra) cotton fibres, and their ability to degrade crude oil”.
UCSI APPLIED SCIENCES LECTURER IN TOP 1% FOR 'AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES' CITATIONSAssociate Professor Dr. Nyam Kar Lin |  Head of Department Research and Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Applied Sciences
UCSI University's Head of Department Research and Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Applied Sciences Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nyam Kar Lin has been included in the latest Top 1% for Agricultural Sciences citation list, based on total citations as ranked by Clarivate Analytics.
Previously, Dr Nyam Kar Lin was ranked 5211 (November 2018) and has jumped 1535 spots to 3635 (June 2019), firmly placing her in top 1% in the list.
The placement was based on the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) - an analytical tool that identifies top-performing research and the impact of publications in the Web of Science Core Collection.
WON A TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP FROM THE RIKEN CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY (CDB) TO ATTEND THE CDB SYMPOSIUM 2018Karen Tan |   Lecturer, Faculty of Applied Sciences
UCSI’s Faculty of Applied Sciences lecturer Ms. Karen Tan won a travel fellowship from the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB) to attend the CDB Symposium 2018 - Dynamic Homeostasis: From Development to Aging in Kobe, Japan from 26-28 March 2018.
ASSISTANT PROF DR SATVINDER KAUR SPREAD THE MESSAGE ON HEALTHY DIET AND IMPROVED NUTRITION IN INDIA.Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur |  Head of Nutrition with Wellness Programme, Faculty of Applied Sciences
Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur Head of Nutrition with Wellness Programme, Faculty of Applied Sciences, received the second prize award for Best Oral Presentation at the Second International NIN Centenary Conference in Hyderabad, India. This Conference is intended for students, researchers, industry professionals and regulators with an interest in the changing food system and its impact on health and nutrition.
YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARDTan Yong Hui |  Lecturer, Faculty of Applied Sciences
Congratulations to Miss Tan Yong Hui (Karen Tan) who obtained the “Young Researcher Award”, an honourable recognition from IUBMB (International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) and Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences (FENS), University of Milan. She is sponsored to participate in a scientific course at the IUBMB Advanced School located in Spetses Island, Greece.