UCSI receives software donation worth over US$2mil from Rock Flow Dynamics

KUALA LUMPUR: UCSI University (UCSI) recently received a donation of 25 tNavigator software licenses from Rock Flow Dynamics. The licenses are worth slightly over US$2mil and are expected to enrich the learning experience of UCSI’s BBA (Hons) Oil & Gas Management students. 

Through collaboration with Rock Flow Dynamics and its Malaysian partner, Onyx IES Sdn Bhd, UCSI will provide its students with the new state of the art dynamic reservoir simulation technology for their classroom learning. The tNavigator software is Rock Flow Dynamics’ flagship product with capabilities far exceeding any industry standard dynamic simulation tools. 

The licences were received by Senior Prof Dato’ Dr Khalid Yusoff, Vice-Chancellor and President of UCSI University. Rock Flow Dynamics was represented by Dmitry Eydinov, its Global Business Development Manager. 

In his speech, Senior Prof Dato’ Dr Khalid said that the donation will contribute to UCSI’s vision of becoming an intellectually resilient Praxis® University, renowned for leadership in academic pursuits and – most importantly – engagement with the industry and the community, 

“Today marks the first collaboration between UCSI University and Rock Flow Dynamics. This will pave the way for value realisation in UCSI University in terms of enriching students’ experience, improving research capabilities and academic delivery while simultaneously providing an industry-driven education for our students,” he said. 

“By providing UCSI with the software, our organisation is hoping to do our part in bringing about changes that would contribute to this industry in the future,” Eydinov said. 

Also present at the ceremony were Assoc Prof Dr Jimmy Mok, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Built Environment; Faiz Sulaiman, Asia Pacific Manager of Rock Flow Dynamics, and Gordon Williams, Managing Director of Onyx IES Sdn Bhd.

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