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News : Great Success for UniKL MIMET at Novel Research & Innovation Competition (NRIC) 2014

UniKL MIMET students have achieved a great success when two of their projects representing UniKL in the NRIC 2014 grabbed two medals; 1 silver medal and 1 bronze respectively. There were two more teams competed in Community Research and Innovation Competition (CoRIC) which one of them grabbed the 2nd place. 

Team CoRIC of UniKL MIMET with Dr. Hisham and Mr. Zainal from CoRI UniKL.
The four teams were selected to represent UniKL in Novel Research and Innovation Competition (NRIC) 2013, organized by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE) from 20th to 22nd August 2014, held at Dewan Utama Pelajar, USM, Penang. One of the main objectives of the competition is to give recognition to the research and innovation projects done by final year undergraduate and diploma students. There were 7 categories contested in the event, such as Engineering Technology, Life Science, Health & Medical Science, Social Transformation & Creative Arts, Information Technology & Communication, Fundamental Science, and Community Research and Innovation Competition (CoRIC).

Team CoRIC UniKL MIMET with supervisors, Mr. Ahmad Makarimi, Mr. Atzroulnizam, Mr. Ahamad Zawawi, Mr. Mohd Saidi and Mr. Azman Ismail.
In addition to the final year project (FYP) competition, there was a sub-competition under NRIC, called CoRIC, which was about the power of idea. The idea had to come out with a unique solution for the existing present day's problem or issue. The contestants were needed to present their idea orally during a five minutes presentation and five minutes Question & Answer session in front of 5 technical judges and 2 investors from industry.  In this category, UniKL MIMET managed to win 1st Runner Up and brought home RM 2000.00 cash together with a trophy.

The list of winners from UniKL MIMET is as follow:-

Title of Project





Enabling Milling Machine as Friction Stir Welding Unit

Engineering Technology

Muhammad Tuah Sarhan bin Md Said
Mohamad Khairul Aqmal bin Nordin
Ahmad Fatihi bin Azhar

Azman Ismail


Hybrid Materials Lamination For Marine Applications.

Engineering Technology

Khairil Ezuwan bin Mustafa
Muhd Hafizuddin Naimullah b Md Lotfi
Muhammad Afiq b Mohd Shuhaimi

Azman Ismail


Portable Compact Multi Source Power Charger For Mobile Gadgets.


Mohamed Haq Nuzul Bin Haron
Abdul Rahim Bin Nawi


Ahmad Makarimi Abdullah
Mohd Saidi Hanaffi

RM 2000.00

Real Time Image Enhancement For Assistance & Inspection.


Dhineshraj s/o Ramachandram
Zairan Bin Simping

Atzroulnizam Abu
Mohd Saidi Hanaffi

No. 5

Reported by:
Mohd Saidi Hanaffi

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