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News : 3 Gold Medals for UniKL in i-iDex 2015

3 projects from Universiti Kuala Lumpur won three gold  medals at the Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition (iidex2015) at the  Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam on 27-30 April 2015.
 
Two projects from UniKL MICET led by Madam Marmy Roshaidah, entitled Essential oil of Nepeta Cataria L. as Potential Remedy Repellent for Dengue Fever, and a project led by Mohd Edyazuan Azni,  Poly-Shield: Green Innovative Way to Recycle Used Polystyrene  managed to grab gold medals for UniKL.  Another project is from UniKL MSI, led by  by Muhamad Husaini Bin Abu Bakar, entitled Nature For The Future: Palm Oil Based Multi-Way Magnetorheological Fluid Valve.
 
There were 22 projects represented UniKL in the event. UniKL team bagged home 3 gold medals, 7 silver and 5 bronze medals.
 
I-idex 2015 is an annual event, organized by Research Innovation Business Unit (RIBU), UiTM. This year, the theme for the event is  "Bridging Innovation to Maximise Commercialisation", with the aim to boost innovation culture amongst students and researchers, encourage collaboration between academia and industries as well as monetise innovation and invention.
 
Congratulations to all the participating teams. 
 
The list of winning teams from UniKL  is as follows:

No

Project Title

Team Leader

Campus

Awards

1

Essential oil of Nepeta Cataria L. as Potential Remedy Repellent for Dengue Fever.

Marmy Roshaidah

MICET

Gold

2

Poly-Shield: Green Innovative Way to Recycle Used Polystyrene

Mohd Edyazuan Azni

MICET

Gold

3

Nature For The Future: Palm Oil Based Multi-Way Magnetorheological Fluid Valve

Muhamad Husaini Abu Bakar

MSI

Gold

4

Window Grill Assembly Jig (WinGAJ)

Mohd Riduan Ibrahim

MSI

Silver

5

Portable Mulitpurpose Dryer (EZ6s)

Nuraida Md. Hassan

MSI

Silver

6

Convenient Step Ladder (COSTEP)

Zulkarnain Abdul Latif

MSI

Silver

7

Door-Buck Installation System (DIS)

Khairunisa  Kamarudin

MFI

Silver

8

Electricity Generation During Wastewater Treatment by Using Microbial Fuel Cell Concept

Zuraidah Rasep

MICET

Silver

9

Hybrid Hull

Azman Ismail

MIMET

Silver

10

DNA Extraction and Gel Electrophoresis Kit for Secondary School

Zulkeflee Sabri

MICET

Silver

11

Coffee Kaya

Haswani Maisarah

MICET

Bronze

12

Utilizing Recycled Rubber or Latex with Biochar on Rubber Matt Application.

 Mohd Aizuddin Shahmi A'zim

MICET

Bronze

13

PalmoliY: Green Wall Solution?

Mohd Edyazuan Azni

MICET

Bronze

14

Smart Appliance Control System Through Mobile Phone Integrated With World Wide Telco Company

Ahmad Makarimi Abdullah

MIMET

Bronze

15

Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer With Active Ingredient From A Natural Product

Dr. Cheah Tong Soon

RCMP

Bronze

 

Teams from UniKL MIMET, RCMP and MICET

The Gold Medal Winner - Mohd Edyazuan Azni (on the right) with team members

UniKL MICET team

Gold Medallists from UniKL MSI
 
Reported by
Zainal Abidin Jantan
CoRI
 

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