News Archive 2014

News : UniKL Researcher Awarded MARA Innovation Award 2013

The winners - from left, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hisham, En. Mohd Ridhuan, En. Azman and En. Zainal

Two researchers from UniKL were awarded the MARA  Innovation Award 2013 in a ceremony in tandem with the Hari Inovasi MARA which was held at Hotel Premiera, Kuala Lumpur on March 31, 2014.
Azman Ismail, a lecturer from UniKL MIMET won the first prize under the category ‘technical' with the product called Friction Stir Welding. The other UniKL lecturer, Mohd Ridhuan Ibrahim of UniKL MSI won the third prize under the same category with his innovative product ‘FUSLIMO' or Furniture Slide Movers. With the recognition, both of them walked away with a special trophy and certificate along with cash money. There were four categories in the Innovation Award 2013; Management, Technical,   Educational, and Wish List.
Presentation of the award was made by YBhg. Tan Sri Mohamad Zabidi bin Zainal, Director-General of Public Service, Public Service Department.  Among those in attendance to present the award were YBhg. Datuk Ibrahim bin Ahmad, Director General of MARA, Dr. Noraini Aziz, Director, Research and Innovation Unit (UNI) of MARA, and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hisham Hamid, Director, Centre of Research and Innovation (CoRI) of Universiti Kuala Lumpur.
Reported by
Zainal Jantan

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