CPAMR had again invited the research centre advisor’s Prof Federico Rosei to conduct a second workshop on International Research Collaboration and Grant Application on 29th July 2022 at KB803 for the members. Several related research members had attended the workshop led by the centre chairperson, Dr. Steven Lim. During the workshop, Prof Federico had shared with the audience on the international research collaboration research he had worked on so far related to the field of advanced material and renewable energy. At the end of the workshop, Prof Federico had also shared several of the research grants opportunity with the audience and encouraged them to apply whenever there is a call for proposal. All the members had benefited from his workshop and also enjoyed an interactive Q&A session with Prof. Federico.
CPAMR had invited Prof Federico Rosei as the research centre's advisor to conduct a research discussion workshop on 7th June 2022 at KB803 for the members. Several related research members attended the workshop led by the centre chairperson, Dr. Steven Lim. During the workshop, the members shared their experience and information on their research projects with Prof Federico. At the end of the workshop, Prof Federico provided numerous suggestions for improvement in the members’ research work and also welcomed more research collaboration with the centre members.
KMUTNB delegates with UTAR
From left: Dr Chang, Dr Lee, Dr Lai, Dr Nophadon, Dr Tanaporn, Dr Udomkiat, Dr Yap, Dr Petch, Dr Ling, Dr Mah, Dr Steven Lim and Dr Bernard Saw
Four delegates from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand paid a visit to UTAR Sungai Long Campus on 9 May 2022. The four delegates include Dean of Engineering Assoc Prof Dr Udomkiat Nontakaew, Associate Dean of Administrative Affairs Assoc Prof Dr Petch Jearanaisilawong, Head of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr Nophadon Wiwatcharagoses and Director of Centre for International Engineering Programmes Dr Tanaporn Rojhirunsakool.The delegates were welcomed by UTAR Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) Dean Assoc Prof Ts Dr Yap Wun She, LKC FES Deputy Dean for R&D and Postgraduate Programmes Dr Ling Lloyd, LKC FES Deputy Dean for Student Development and Industrial Training Assoc Prof Ts Dr Lee Kim Yee, Head of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department Assoc Prof Ir Dr Chang Yoong Choon, Head of Chemical Engineering Department Dr Mah Shee Keat, Chairperson of Centre for Sustainable Mobility Technologies Assoc Prof Ir Ts Dr Bernard Saw Lip Huat, Chairperson of Centre for Photonics and Advanced Materials Research Dr Steven Lim and Director of Division of Community and International Networking Assoc Prof Dr Lai Soon Onn. The visit was chaired by Dr Lai.
The objective of the visit was to
establish a good repertoire between UTAR LKC FES and KMUTNB by
discussing plans for future collaboration in areas, such as research,
joint research, and virtual or on-site internship programmes.
UTAR and Kossan
Fifth From left: Dr. Steven Lim (Chairperson for CPAMR), Dr. Mah Shee Keat (Head of Department for Chemical Engineering), Tan Sri Dato’ Lim Kuang Sia (Group Managing Director) and Dato’ Dr. Ong Eng Long (Technical Advisor to CEO)
On 20th April 2022, UTAR delegation consisting of Dr. Steven Lim (Chairperson for CPAMR), Dr. Mah Shee Keat (Head of Department for Chemical Engineering) paid a visit to Kossan’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Klang, Selangor. They were welcomed by Tan Sri Dato’ Lim Kuang Sia (Group Managing Director) and Dato’ Dr. Ong Eng Long (Technical Advisor to CEO). The main purpose of this visit was to discuss the possible research collaborations in their WWTP. Before the end of the visit, they were also given a site tour of the WWTP facilities available in Kossan’s factory.
On 11th April 2022, Dr. Steven Lim (Chairperson of CPAMR) led a delegation to visit Ansell N.P. Sdn. Bhd. in Air Keroh Industrial Estate, Melaka. The delegation consists of 3 lecturers and 2 research assistants. The purpose of the visit is to discuss the possible research collaboration between UTAR and Ansell. The delegation was well received by Ms. Loo Wei Wen (Chemist II) and was given a brief demonstration of their glove production process in their R&D lab.
From left: Dr. Steven Lim (Chairperson for CPAMR), Dr. Tan Yoke Meng (Manager, Top Glove R&D Centre), Mr. Kesevaan (Top Glove Academy) and Dr. Mah Shee Keat (Head of Department for Chemical Engineering)
On 6th April 2022, Top Glove delegation consisting of Dr. Tan Yoke Meng (Manager, Top Glove R&D Centre) and Mr. Kesevaan (Top Glove Academy) paid a visit to our UTAR’s Top Glove Engineering Laboratory. They were welcomed by Dr. Steven Lim (Chairperson for CPAMR) and Dr. Mah Shee Keat (Head of Department for Chemical Engineering). The main purpose of this visit was to discuss the progress of the on-going research project with Top Glove and possible future collaborations. Before the end of the visit, they were also given a brief tour of the research labs and facilities at the UTAR’s Sungai Long Campus.
In preparation for the current opening of MoHE FRGS 1/2022 application, CPAMR will organize a FRGS Workshop Sharing Session by previous successful FRGS recipients.
If you are in the middle of preparing for your FRGS application and have some questions or problems, you are encouraged to join this workshop and ask our speakers directly!
Together we can help to create more FRGS-winning applications!