Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Spanish Institute (UniKL MSI) grabbed four gold and two silver medals at the International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition (i-Envex 2015) that was held in Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP).
Apart from bringing home gold medals, two researchers from UniKL MSI that is, Muhamad Husaini Abu Bakar and Munawir Ridzwan did UniKL proud by receiving the special award at this international research exhibition.
Researcher, Muhamad Husaini Abu Bakar received the International Special Award from Universitas Ubudiyah Indonesia for his invention, that is THE NATURE FOR THE FUTURE : PALM OIL BASED MAGNETORHEOLOGICAL BRAKING SYSTEM while Munawir Ridzwan received i-ENVEX Best Award Classes F for project, FIRE HOSE WINDING DEVICE.
Gold medal & Special Award from Universitas Ubudiyah Indonesia.
Gold medal & Best Chapter for Classed F
The two other gold medal winners were Zulkarnain Abdul Latif (CONVENIENT STEP LADDER (COSTEP)) and Norzalina Othman (ANDROID VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEM).
UniKL MSI was also honoured with two silver medals for project under supervision Dr Sharmiwati Binti Mohammed Sharif, entitled ORGANIC FILTER : FROM LEACHATE TO CLEAR WATER and BRAKE PISTON REMOVAL TOOL (BPR TOOL) by Mohd Nurhidayat Zahelem.
UniKL MSI Dean, Profesor Dr Abu Talib Othman said that this victory clearly shows that UniKL MSI is always committed in developing the latest research and innovation that can benefit society in general. He added that UniKL MSI will always focus on studies that will meet the needs of the bottom billions and look at sustainability issues as the core of each invention and innovation that is introduced.
"Winning 6 medals and 2 special awards for the 6 products exhibited is an amazing achievement and UniKL MSI will continue to ensure that the innovations and inventions of institutions of higher learning are able to compete, especially at international level," he said.
i-Envex had been organized for the sixth time and lasted for three days at the UniMAP main campus from 17th to 19th April.
The theme for the conference is "Engineering for Society". It was joined by 457 products with more than 600 participants from various education levels, such as Primary and Secondary schools, Polytechnics, Community Colleges, Training Institutes, Public Universities and International Universities.
i-Envex also attracts students from institutions of higher learning from Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea, Oman, Vietnam, the Philippines, Iran, Iraq and Egypt.
Sharmiwati Mohammed Sharif