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Student Achievers

Battle of the Chefs

Kenny Lai Chee Chiang & Darren Kuan Ho Yi |

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Hospitality Management | Diploma in Culinary Arts

Congratulations Kenny Lai Chee Chiang (Gold) and Darren Kuan Ho Yi (Bronze), for winning the Battle of the Chefs 2022 organised by the Penang Chefs Association, at Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang. A special thank you to the Kuching Chefs Association for sponsoring our students for the competition.

Food and Beverage Challenge Rules Book

Nurul Farah Aisyah Mohd Fauzi, Joey Chong Hui Ling, Gan Yi Ann, Chung Kar Mun and Eng Jing Fu |

Bachelor of Hospitality Administration

Congratulations to Nurul Farah Aisyah Mohd Fauzi (Gold), Joey Chong Hui Ling (Gold), Gan Yi Ann (Silver), Chung Kar Mun (Bronze) and Eng Jing Fu (Bronze), for winning the Food and Beverage Challenge Rules Book (Category: Malaysian Welcome Drinks). The competition was organised by the Malaysia's Agriculture, Horticulture & Agrotourism Show (MAHA) 2022 at MAEPS Serdang.

Endolysins against Streptococci as an antibiotic alternative

Wong Kuan Yee |

Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Congratulations to Wong Kuan Yee for the recent publication entitled 'Endolysins against Streptococci as an antibiotic alternative' in the Frontiers in Microbiology journal (Impact Factor = 6.064, Q1).

2nd Runner Up at Monetary Policy Challenge

Leong Mae-Lyne, Lim Jia Wei, Ling Kwei Mei |

Bachelor of Financial Economics (Honours)

2nd Runner Up at Monetary Policy Challenge organised by Tun Ismail Ali Chair (TIAC) Intervarsity Challenge on 19 & 20 July 2022. Their supervisors were Dr Wong Hoong Sang and Assistant Professor Dr Umathevi Munikrishnan from the Department of Management Studies

Studies on the storage stability of betacyanins from fermented red dragon fruit (Hylocereus polyrhizus) drink imparted by xanthan gum and carboxymethyl cellulose

Lim Teck Wei |

Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Congratulations to Lim Teck Wei for the recent publication entitled 'Studies on the storage stability of betacyanins from fermented red dragon fruit (Hylocereus polyrhizus) drink imparted by xanthan gum and carboxymethyl cellulose' in the Food Chemistry journal (Impact Factor 2022 = 9.231, Q1 Tier 1) ranking it at 8 out of 143 in Food Science & Technology.

Awarded the "PhD Mobility: Research Stays in France Grant"

Kong Ianne |

Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Congratulations to Kong Ianne for being awarded the "PhD Mobility: Research Stays in France Grant" under the supervision of Assistant Professor Dr Pui Liew Phing. The PhD Mobility is inclusive of flights and a €4500 allowance for three months, from 22 August to 16 December 2022.

Congratulations for receiving the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Travel Award

Jacinta Nalweyiso |

Master of Science (Applied Sciences) by Research

Congratulations for receiving the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Travel Award, under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr Nwabueze Patrick Okechukwu. This award is presented to outstanding young scientists to enable them to present their research at one of the largest biological scientific meetings in the world. The Experimental Biology meeting gathers more than 12,000 scientists from over 65 countries representing the fields of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, and pharmacology.

1st Runner Up in the US Potatoes Cooking Competition 2022

Abdelaziz Youssef Mohamed Elsayed and Goh Wai Hong |

Diploma in Culinary Arts

Congratulations to Youssef and Wai Hong for being the 1st Runner Up in the US Potatoes Cooking Competition 2022, under the supervision of Assistant Professor (Chef) Loke Hoi Weng and Assistant Professor (Chef) Mohamad Fadzly Che Omar. The competition was held at UOW Malaysia, KDU Glenmarie Campus, Shah Alam and our winners brought home a cash prize worth RM2,000.

Generalized Susceptible-Exposed-Infectious-Recovered model and its contributing factors for analyzing the death and recovery rates of the COVID-19 pandemic

Felin Wilta and Allyson Chong Li Chen |

Alumni, Class of 2021 - BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science

Published an article entitled, “Generalized Susceptible-Exposed-Infectious-Recovered model and its contributing factors for analyzing the death and recovery rates of the COVID-19 pandemic” in Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier which has an JCR Impact Factor 2020 = 6.725, ranked in the top 10% of the JCR category of Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications (ranked 11 out of 112 journals).  
 
Supervisor: Professor Ts Dr Ganeshsree Selvachandran

Won Gold Award in a competition known as International Invention & Innovative Competition

Ang Koon Meng |

Alumnus, Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering with Honours

Won Gold Award in a competition known as International Invention & Innovative Competition (InIIC) Series 1/2022 (https://iniicseries.weebly.com/) under the Category A2: Professional (Science, Engineering & Technology) on 25 June 2022.

Research project title: “Development of Optimized Convolutional Neural Network for Intelligent Medical Diagnosis of COVOD-19”