April 3, 2015, by jgkhor
Spring Semester Activities by UNMC-IEM Student Chapter
by Hii Ching Lik
Two major events had been organized by the UNMC-IEM Student Chapter in March. The first event was “Women in Engineering Forum” (25th March 2015) and the second event was “Yokohama Solar Car Competition” (28th March 2015). Both events were organized at UNMC.
The “Women in Engineering Forum” was attended by 32 staffs and students from UNMC. The aims of the forum were to discuss the challenges faced by female engineers in the engineering sector and also how to juggle between career and family at the same time. Five forum panels were invited namely Professor Chong Mei Fong (UNMC), Dr Wan Azlina Binti Wan Abdul Ghani (UPM),Ms Subashini Paramanathan (Shell), Ir. Suhana binti Abdul Majid (IEM) and Ir. Sharifah Azlina (HSS Engineering). The forum was moderated by Miss Shirley Chai from the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering. The event was sponsored by the Faculty of Engineering.
The first Yokohama Solar Car competition was successfully organized with sponsorship from Yokohama Battery and the Faculty of Engineering, UNMC. The competition was participated by 15 groups of students (4 students per group) ranging from foundation to final year UG students. Two categories of competition were organized namely the best car design, judging from the conceptual design and the fastest car category. Winners from the competition were awarded with medal and cash prizes sponsored by Yokohama Battery.