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PRESS CONFERENCE: UPM x HERCULES ENGINEERING (SEA) SDN. BHD.

30 August 2018 - UPM's Vice Chancellor, Prof. Datin Paduka Dato' Dr. Aini Ideris signed a Memorandum of Agreement with one of the Malaysian grown company, Hercules Engineering (SEA) Sdn. Bhd. represented by the Managing Director, Dato' Thomas Seng Shia Chong. This ceremony is witnessed by the guest of honor, YB Puan Wan Suraya Wan Mohd Radzi, Secretary General, Ministry of Entrepreneurship Development.

The research team from Dept. of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, lead by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farzad Hejazi and also Prof. Dato' Ir. Dr. Mohd Saleh Jaafar, have invented a technology called 'Structural Vibration Absorber Devices'. Taking into account the recent earthquakes which leads to many damages to structures and people injured, this innovation can help us to prepare for this type of tragedy.

 

The Vice Chancellor said that we are able to develop the technology previously only limited to mainly Japan and USA by exploiting our own researcher in UPM using our own capacity and natural resource, namely Malaysia rubber. Meanwhile, the Secretary General from her speech said that the ministry will help to facilitate the university and industry so that this local product will be available and marketed internationally.

 

Congratulations to our research team and we hope that they can achieve their aim to protect 1 billion peoples life against natural disaster.

Today, 30 August 2018, UPM's Vice Chancellor, Prof. Datin Paduka Dato' Dr. Aini Ideris signed a Memorandum of Agreement with one of the Malaysian grown company, Hercules Engineering (SEA) Sdn. Bhd. represented by the Managing Director, Dato' Thomas Seng Shia Chong. This ceremony is witnessed by the guest of honor, YB Puan Wan Suraya Wan Mohd Radzi, Secretary General, Ministry of Entrepreneurship Development.

The research team from Dept. of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, lead by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farzad Hejazi and also Prof. Dato' Ir. Dr. Mohd Saleh Jaafar, have invented a technology called 'Structural Vibration Absorber Devices'. Taking into account the recent earthquakes which leads to many damages to structures and people injured, this innovation can help us to prepare for this type of tragedy.

 

The Vice Chancellor said that we are able to develop the technology previously only limited to mainly Japan and USA by exploiting our own researcher in UPM using our own capacity and natural resource, namely Malaysia rubber. Meanwhile, the Secretary General from her speech said that the ministry will help to facilitate the university and industry so that this local product will be available and marketed internationally.

 

Congratulations to our research team and we hope that they can achieve their aim to protect 1 billion peoples life against natural disaster.

Date of Input: 06/09/2018 | Updated: 06/09/2018 | nsyahirah

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