WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) once again was in the limelight when it grabbed five gold medals and three silver at the International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2016, recently.
The medals were won through eight researches contested at the exhibition, which was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).
Two gold medals were contributed through the research entitled, Firmeco, Eco-Friendly Edible Cutlery and Functional Seaweed Snack with Prebiotic by a study group headed by Associate Professor Dr. Chye Fook Yee.
The other three gold medals were obtained by the research team led by Professor Dr. Rossita Shapawi, Dr. Raihana Musawwir and Dr. Ramraini Ali Hassan through their research namely Garoupa-Like, UMS Wheel for Bishop Scoring, and Ib-Plan Software and Manual.
As for the silver medal, two were from the research group led by Mohd. Suffian Misaran @ Misran with their research titled Mis-Wind Turbine, and by Associate Professor Dr. Dg. Maryama Ag. Daud with PSS Reps Counter.
Another silver medal earned was through the research entitled Kappa-Tank, a joint-study by Professor Dr. Rossita Shapawi and Wahidatul Husna Zuldin.
ITEX 2016 is an international exhibition organised by the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS). – SS (fl)