PERINTIS Research Invention and Innovation Competition

By Hii Ching Lik   The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus won two Silver medals in the Research Invention and Innovation Competition for Private Institutions of Higher Learning, Malaysia (PERINTIS 2014), which was held in the Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur on the 10th of September, 2014. The two projects that won were based on research …

Research to improve food processing

By Prof Hii Ching Lik   Food processing remains one of the most important income earning sectors in Malaysia. One of the strategic thrusts that has been set under Third Industrial Master Plan (IMP3) 2006-2020 is to intensify research and development in food processing in order to make Malaysia an important regional food production and …

FOE Dean’s Undergraduate Research Scheme 2014

By Dr. Show Pau Loke Dean’s Undergraduate Research Scheme (DURS) is an annual summer internship program for undergraduate students of Faculty of Engineering. It was established in 2012. In 2014, the scheme is organized by the Faculty Research Operation Group (FROG), overseen by the Faculty Research Committee. The objectives of the scheme are three-fold: to …

FOE Postgraduate Research Showcase 2014

By Liew Yuh Xiu, Feven Mattews Michael, Viknesh Andiappan and Zain Taha   The annual Postgraduate Research (PGR) Showcase was held successfully with great enthusiasm at the Great Hall, UNMC on the 23rd September 2014. This event was organised by the Faculty of Engineering with aim to provide a platform for their PGR students to …

UNMC PhD Student Won Presentation Award in Portugal

This post was contributed by SivakumarManickam UNMC’s third year PhD student, Ms. Renu Geetha Bai from Chemical and Environmental Engineering participated in the Ultrasonic International Conference held from 15-17th September 2014 at Caparcia, Lisbon, Portugal. The conference organized by REQUIMTE, New University of Lisbon and chaired by pioneers from the Ultrasonics field received attendance from …

Vote for our 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) candidate

The 2014 U21 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)  competition is currently underway. The University of Nottingham is being represented by Mohammad Reza Ketabchi from the School of Chemical & Environment Engineering. Reza will be competing with other U21 finalists for three prizes: the Judges Choice, Highly commended and People’s Choice. The People’s Choice voting is now …

University of Nottingham Three Minute Thesis Winner REVEALED

This post was contrinuted by Tissa Chandesa On September 5th, 2014, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) conducted its Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition for the second year running. A total of 15 participants from the Faculty of Engineering and Science took part in this year’s competition. We at RTAD would like to take …

Engineering PhD student, Kian Chuan Ong is the top scorer among 14000 participants in MOOC Sports and Building Aerodynamics

This post was contributed by Lee Peng Teo Kian Chuan Ong is a postgraduate research student at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus under the supervision of Prof. Andy Chan. Kian Chuan’s research interest is on computational fluid dynamics (CFD). He looks into new numerical solution algorithms for fluid flow with multidisciplinary applications, and aims to tackle these challenges by …

MyResearch and UNMC Research in the Media

MyResearch was featured in The Star newspaper on the 03 Sep 2014, in a special suppement entitled INNOVATIONS MALAYSIA. The article starts: “The Centre for Islamic Business and Finance Research (CIBFR) is based in the Nottingham University Business School of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) and brings together experts from a range of …

UNMC invited to NASA-organised 7-SEAS Workshop 2014

This post was contributed by Andy Chan The Seven-Southeast Asian Studies Mission (7-SEAS) is a multi-national project established to conduct interdisciplinary research in the field of aerosol-meteorology and climate interaction in Southeast Asia. Countries with participating scientists include Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, and the USA. The main organisers are the National Aeronautics …