WEDNESDAY, 11 MAC - UMS Team bagged the 1st Runner Up at the Huawei ICT Competition Malaysia Final 2019-2020 in Kuala Lumpur, recently (5 Mac 2020).
Top Three winners Liew Chun Khai, Lim Tze Min and Zachary Benjamin Goh Yu Liang from the preliminary state of Huawei ICT Competition that held on 12 -13 December 2019 were selected to follow the Malaysia Final preparation Training that led by a senior lecturer from UMS Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Dr Tan Soo Fun.
According to Dr Tan Soo Fun, the final leg of the Malaysia Final journey brought seven team finalists to Kuala Lumpur, who included 21 students from the seven universities, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Universiti Malaya (UMS), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Taylor's University and Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNITAR).
“The competition, launched in November last year, aimed to nurture local ICT talents and develop the next generation of ICT leaders in Malaysia.
“It aims also to promote the national ICT competitiveness, innovation and creativity, a staple to build a knowledge-based economy,” she said in a statement here, today.
Dr Tan Soo Fun said UMS also received the Outstanding Achievement Award of Huawei ICT Academy Malaysia, which was presented by the Vice President of Huawei Malaysia, Mr David Li.
“This award is to recognise UMS outstanding performance in ICT talents development.
"The award was received by the Dean of UMS Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Prof Dr Abdullah Gani,” she said.