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PECIPTA 2019, UPM Bags 11 Gold and 9 Silver

BATU PAHAT, Sept 25 - UPM researchers excel in winning 11 Gold and 9 Silver medals at the R&D International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA) organized by the Ministry of Education Malaysia (KPM) and Tun Hussein Onn University ( UTHM) at the Sultan Ismail Hall, UTHM from September 22 to 23, 2019.

PECIPTA is a bi-annual R&D competition showcasing all public and private universities in Malaysia organized by KPM, which is joined by 459 innovations from various institutions in 5 main categories namely fundamental, innovation, STEM commercialization and special needs.

PECIPTA 2019 themed "Innovation Beyond Immagination" was officiated by YB Tuan Haji Aminol Huda Bin Haji Hassan, Chairman of the Education, Human Resources, Science and Technology Committee representing the YAB Johor Chief Minister at the Opening Ceremony and Gala Dinner PECIPTA 2019 at Ismail Tunku Crown Hall, UTHM Johor.

UPM has delivered over 20 entries at the PECIPTA exhibition this year under the cluster Agriculture & Aquaculture, Building & Construction, Digital Era, Data Analytics & Automation Revolution, Education, Community Development & Social Innovation, Environmental & Renewable Energy and Health, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Food & Supplement.

In addition, FS Feed's innovation by Dr. Muhammad Fadhil Syukri Ismail of the UPM Faculty of Agriculture was also selected as a Top 5 winner and subsequently had the opportunity to participate in the angel investors 'Enter the Tigers' by Malaysian Business Angels Network (MBAN) in conjunction with PECIPTA 2019.

Also present at the UPM exhibition booth were Prof Dr Zulkifli Idrus, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) as well as Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Saripan, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International) who is also the chairperson of the PECIPTA 2019 competition cluster.

All the medals were presented by Datin Paduka Prof. Ir. Dr. Siti Hamisah Tapsir, Director General, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education Malaysia at the closing ceremony of PECIPTA 2019.

List of Winners:

No

Award 

Innovation

Researcher

Fac/Ins

1

Emas

Biomass Microwave Carbonizer (BMC)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Amran Mohd Salleh

Faculty of Engineering

2

Emas

Rubber Wall Damper

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farzad Hejazi

Faculty of Engineering

3

Emas

Sago Prebiotic

Assoc.Prof. Dr. Shahrul Razid Sarbini

Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences

4

Emas

Soil and Crop Productivity Rejuvenation

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Osumanu Hrauna

Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences

5

Emas

Outdoor Water Filter with SMART BEADS for Dual-Functionality of Filter-Photosensor of Contaminants

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Janet Lim Hong Ngee

Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA)

6

Emas

HarvastTM Photosynthesis Enhancer

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suraya Abdul Rashid

Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA)

7

Emas

FS Feed- Live Food Replacement in Aquaculture Industry

Dr. Muhammad Fadhil Syukri Ismail

Faculty of Agriculture

8

Emas

DYSLEXIABELAJAR: Malay Language Mobile App for Dyslexic Children

Dr. Novia Admodisastro

Fac of Computer Science and Information Technology

9

Emas

NANODERMA: A Potent Antifungal Nanodelivery System for Ganoderma Disease Treatment

Prof. Dr. Mohd Zobir Hussein

Institute of Advanced Technology

10

Emas

THOHIRA - Higher bioavailable protein fish feed with immunostimulant

Prof. Dr. Shuhaimi Mustafa

Institute of Halal Research Product

11

Emas

Rabin-p Key Encapsulation Mechanism (KEM)

Dr. Muhammad Asyraf Asbullah

Institute for Mathematical Research (INSPEM)

12

Perak

Antifreeze Peptides for Frozen-based Industries

Prof. Dr. Mohd Basyaruddin Abdul Rahman 

Faculty of Science

13

Perak

Rapid Clenbuterol Detection

Assoc. Prof Dr. Yusran Sulaiman

Faculty of Science

14

Perak

Advanced Skin Technology: Upgrading into Whitemask Nanocosmeceutical Formula Incorporated with Palm-Based Kojic Monooleate in Thin Film System

Dr. Siti Efliza Ashari

Faculty of Science

15

Perak

Lajur Ampuh Membaca Bahasa Melayu (LAMBM)

Prof. Dr Vijayaletchumy Subramaniam

Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication

16

Perak

Green Wound Dressing

Prof. Dr. Rosfarizan Mohamad

Faculty of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences

17

Perak

Chewable and Nutritious Moringa Oleifera Leaves Tablets

Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Yus Aniza Yusof

Faculty of Engineering

18

Perak

Nucleic acid-based diagnostic for leptospirosis

Dr. Chee Hui Yee

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

19

Perak

Layer-by-layer assembled composite materials for energy storage

Assoc. Prof Dr. Yusran Sulaiman

Institute of Advanced Technology

20

Perak

SargaPrebio powder (Sargassum Prebiotic powder): Use of seaweed as feed enhancer for aquatic animals

Mr. Muhammad Farhan Nazarudin

Institute of Bioscience

Date of Input: 15/10/2019 | Updated: 15/10/2019 | nsyahirah

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