THURSDAY, 23 MAY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) researchers once again showed a commendable achievement when they successfully won six gold and seven silver in the International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2013 recently.
The medals were obtained through 14 researches contested at the exhibition which was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur.
The researchers who contributed gold were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chye Fook Yee with his research entitled ‘An Innovation Method for Dehydrated Fruit with Probiotics’; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maher Fouad Sefein with his research called ‘A Simulator for Nasal Packing Procedures Management Of Nasal Bleeding’ and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iftikhar – ‘Modified Impact Factor (MiF) at Specialty Level With Colour Coding.’
Also contributing to gold was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Balan Rathakrishnan with his research entitled ‘Psychiatricsoftools: Mental Health Assessment Tools via Online’; Dr. Tan Choon Keong – ‘Creative Personality Analyser’ (CPA) and Aq. Ahmad Mohd. Yunus with his research called ‘UMS TT Blade.’
As for the silver medals, two were obtained through Dr. Patricia Matanjun. The other silver medallists were Dr. Mohamad Nizam Nazarudin, Dr. Rosalyn R. Porle, Dr. Sivakumar Kumaresan, Dr. Rachel Fran Mansa and Kenneth Teo Tze Kin.
UMS Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research and Innovation, Prof. Dr. Shahril Yusof were also present to inject support and offered his congratulations to the success of all researchers who brought honour to UMS. He hoped that this success would continue at national and international levels in future.
ITEX 2013 is an international exhibition organised by the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS) for the 24th time in collaboration with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and the Ministry of Education Malaysia. – FL
By: Salbinous Saribun
Souce: Mohd. Aiddy Suffian Abd. Rashid, PPI
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