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UPM Bags 3 Gold Medals and HomeDec Special Awards at ITEX 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 - Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) bagged three gold, five silver medals and a special award at the 30th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2019 (ITEX 2019) that was held from 3 to 4 May at at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC).

UPM submitted eight research projects under the Invention Competition category at the event which was also participated by other local and international universities, research agencies, higher education institutions, government agencies, companies and schools.

The gold medalists were Prof. Dr. Rosfarizan Mohamad (Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences), Prof. Dr. Nor Azah Yusof (Institute  of Advanced Technology) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yusran Sulaiman (Faculty of Science), while HomeDec Award - Best Invention Household Product Category Special Award was received by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Janet Lim Hong Ngee from the Faculty of Science.

ITEX 2019 was officiated by the Deputy Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC), YB Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis, while the awards and medals were presented at Malam Budaya Cipta by the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS) President, Tan Sri Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr. Augustine Ong Soon Hock.

 

List of winners / UPM researchers:

Gold medal:

  • Dr. Rosfarizan Mohamad (Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences) - Green Composite Wound Dressing
  • Dr. Nor Azah Yusof (Faculty of Science) - TB NanoSense Test Strip
  • Prof. Dr. Yusran Sulaiman (Faculty of Science) - Biosensor for Rapid Clenbuterol Detection

 Silver medal:

  • Dr. Mohd Zobir Hussein, (Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA)) -NANODERMA: A Potent Antifungal Nanodelivery System for Ganoderma Disease Treatment for Oil Palm
  • Amir Syahir Amir Hamzah (Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences) - Mercury Nano-Detector
  • Prof. Dr. Yusran Sulaiman (Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA)) - Layer-by-layer Assembled Composite Materials for Energy Storage
  • Prof. Dr. Janet Lim Hong Ngee (Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA)) - External Water Filter with Dual-Functional Photoelectrochemical Sensor-Adsorbent of Copper (II) Ions
  • Haslina Ahmad (Faculty of Science) - Novel Fatty Acid Conjugated Tetrapeptide as A New Biological Active Molecule for Wound Treatment

HomeDec Award:

  • Prof. Dr. Janet Lim Hong Ngee (Faculty of Science) - External Water Filter with Dual-Functional Photoelectrochemical Sensor-Adsorbent of Copper(II) Ions

 

Date of Input: 28/05/2019 | Updated: 28/05/2019 | asrizam

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