THURSDAY, 20 JUNE – UMS moves a step forward in its intention to realise the UMS EcoCampus Strategic Plan when it signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) relating to green technology with Centro-Ecotech, China, a company whose skill is in green technology.
UMS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd. Harun Abdullah at the Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony between UMS and Centro-Ecotech said this collaboration was in line with UMS EcoCampus intention which focuses on the environment-friendly concept in every aspect of life, either within or outside of the campus.
“This collaboration involves the setting up of a research centre in UMS which will conduct research and commercialisation activities relating to green technology. It is hope that this MoU would have a positive impact on the environment-friendly technology development, besides strengthening the close cooperation between these two countries,” he said.
At the ceremony, UMS was represented by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd. Harun Abdullah who signed the MoU witnessed by No’Man Hj. Ahmad, Head of Chancellery Department; whilst Centro-Ecotech was represented by the Company Director Chen Bing Guang, and witnessed by Yan Ji-Rong, the Deputy Director of the Dongguan Science and Technology Department. Also present were Prof. Dr. Shahril Bin Yusof; Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research and Innovation, Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Rosalam Haji Sarbatly, Dean of the School of Engineering and Information Technology; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yang Soo Siang, Head of Programme of the Electric and Electronic Engineering Programme; and Daniel Kwok, Centro-Ecotech Marketing Director .
Besides the setting up of the research centre relating to green technology, UMS with the collaboration of Centro-Ecotech in building the Energy Efficient Cleanroom Control an Building Automation System, besides the exchange of expertise and technology and knowledge transfer between these two entities, including the marketing and commercialisation of end product according to international standards. – FL
By: Mohd. Affzanizam Mohd. Amin
Photo: Musaab Umair
Information and Media Section, Corporate Relations Division