Kuala Lumpur, 22 Feb - UPM won 2 Gold, 4 Silver, 3 Bronze medals and 1 special award from the Association of British Inventors and Innovators in conjunction with The International Expo on Inventions and Innovations - Malaysia Technology Expo 2020 at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC ) on 20 to 22 February 2020.
UPM has submitted 11 entries for two categories, namely Invention and Innovation Awards and Public Service Innovation Awards at the MTE 2020 exhibition this time which was also attended by universities, research agencies, higher education institutions, government agencies, companies and schools at home and abroad. The inauguration ceremony of MTE 2020 was officiated by Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan bin Md Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Development Malaysia.
Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nazlina (Faculty of Design and Architecture) for being awarded the Gold medal and the special award of the Association of British Inventors and Innovation for technology, which is clothing designed specifically for people with physical disabilities and for users who may have difficulty dressing. It is easy to use and has special compartments for cold packs and urine packs.
Congratulations are also extended to all UPM researchers who have been awarded Silver and Bronze medals at MTE 2020;
Winner of the Invention and Innovation Awards Category
Assoc Prof. Dr. Nazlina Shaari (Faculty of Design and Architecture), Adaptive Wear for Disabled Elderly, Gold Medal and Special Award Association of British Inventor and Innovation
Professor Ir. Dr. Mohd Sapuan b. Salit (Faculty of Engineering), Development of Thermally Stable Polycrystalline Photovoltaic Module Based Novel Biocomposite Materials, Gold Medal
Prof Dr. Mohd Rafii Yusop (Institute of Tropical Agriculture and Food Security), PadiU Putra 1: High yield and Blast-Resistance Rice Variety, Silver Medal
Ahmad Haniff Jaafar (Faculty of Food Science and Technology), Standardized Cosmos Powder with Potent Antidiabetic and Antioxidant Property, Silver Medal
Prof Dr. Ahmed Osumanu Haruna (Faculty of Agriculture, Science and Technology UPMKB), Agro-wastes to Organic Amendments Improve Soil Health Crop Productivity and Income, Silver Medal
Prof Dr. Khozirah Shaari (Institu Biosains), An Integrated Process of Extraction and Enrichment of Flavonoids from Oil Palm Leaves, Pingat Perak
Dr Muhd Khaizer Omar (Faculty of Educational Studies), Plant Cyborg Hybrid, Bronze Medal
Assoc Prof Dr Nur Kartinee Kassim (Faculty of Science), Armigard: Biopesticide Formulation for Agriculture Insect Pest Management, Bronze Medal
Dr Fariz Azmi (Institute of Plantation Studies), TrichoMax: Encapsulation of biological Agents (Trichoderma harzianum), Bronze Medal
Prof Ir. Ts. Dr. Mohamed Thariq bin Haji Hameed Sultan (Faculty of Engineering), PutraUAV: Novel Bio-degradable Natural Fiber Composite Material, Bronze Medal
Winner of the Public Service Innovation Awards Category
Asrizam Esam (Putra Science Park), Skytider - Mounting and Hanging Display Device, Bronze Medal
Date of Input: 27/02/2020 | Updated: 26/11/2020 | asrizam
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