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18 gold, 12 silver in ITEX 2018

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Kuala Lumpur, 12 May – Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) was awarded Patron of ITEX Award for its outstanding achievement with 18 gold and 12 silver medals in 29th International Invention & Innovation Exhibition (ITEX) that was held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre recently.

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FKM) outperformed the achievement by contributing six gold medals followed by five gold medals from Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering (FKKSA), three gold medals from Faculty of Industrial Science & Technology (FSTI) and two medals each from Faculty of Computer Systems & Software Engineering (FSKKP) and Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources (FKASA). Also nailed the competition was FKKSA lecturer, Dr. Jun Haslinda Haji Shariffuddin who won the gold medal and was named as the recipient for Best Invention Award (University/Education Instituion Category) with her project entitled "Recovering Value From Waste: Development Of Bioscaffold From Cockle Shell For Dental Biomaterials" project.

Gold medals was won by Profesor Dr. Hayder A. Abdul Bari (FKKSA) with his research entitled Membrane Less Microfluidics Seawater Desalination Chip, Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Hasbi Ab Rahim (FSTI) with his research on Crude Glycerol To Valuable Chemical Product - A Reliable Industry Process, and Dr. Sharifah Maszura Syed Mohsin (FKASA) with her research entitled KENCRETE: Green Material For Building Structures. The rest of the gold medalist were Associate Professor Dr. Khairunisa Muthusamy (FKASA) with ECO-LITECRETE: From Waste To Wealth, Dr. Aizi Nor Mazila Ramli (FIST) with BEEFALIN: Meat Tenderizer From Non-Edible Pineapple Parts, and Dr. Izan Izwan Misnon (FIST) with his research on “PALM-O-LITE: Palm Oil Based Aerosol For Culinary Applications.

Meanwhile Associate Professor Dr. Mazlina Abdul Majid (FSKKP), Dr. Taha Hussein Alaaldeen Rassem (FSKKP), Dr. Rahmah Binti Mokhtar (FSKKP), Dr. Waheb Abdul Jabbar Shaif Abdullah (FTEK), Dr. Md. Manjur Ahmed (FSKKP), Siti Roslindar Yaziz (FIST) , Associate Professor Dr. Ruzaini Bin Abdullah Arshah (FSKKP), Dr. Mohd Ruzaimi Bin Mat Rejab (FKM), Dr. Rasidi Roslan (FIST) , Associate Professor Ir. Dr Ahmad Razlan Yusoff (FKP), Dr. Md. Arafatur Rahman (FSKKP) and Dr. Munira Abdul Razak from Centre for Modern Language & Human Sciences wn silver medal with their research entitled Divo Adami4.0.