TNCPI Roadshow and Research Vision Sharing with FKEE – 18 Feb 2019 (Monday)
FKEE was honored to receive a visit from TNCPI to share his insights and vision of future research direction with the faculty members. During the meeting, Dean of FKEE, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rosli Omar presented the achievements of FKEE in terms of publication, h-index, focus group self-assessment report and statistic of postgraduate students
TNCPI congratulated team of FKEE and Institute Integrated Engineering (I2E) for securing SENA-UTHM Smart City Research Fund worth RM1 million. He has announced the international conference and exposition on invention by institutions of higher learning (PECIPTA 19) on the 22-23 September 2019 and encouraged all researchers to participate. He reminded the function of university in conjunction with the theme of “Sekolah untuk komuniti dan university untuk masyarakat”. He also shared on the directions of UTHM in 3 main directions: Value-based education, autonomy, and accountability, high level of knowledge. The Key Performance Index (KPI) of UTHM 2019 is Graduate Employability 90%, 3000 publications, 10% of international students, increase enrollment of students to 19k, income generation to RM5 million and RM25 million of new research. He pointed out that our staffs should investigate disruptive innovation that displaced the conventional technology of industry. He mentioned that our Niche area is sustainable technology & Transportation (2018-2020). Transformation is happening in 2019 in which we will focus on collaborative research with the support from GPPS, matching, impact-contract, GPP and ICI grants. Grants provided will be more to MTUC commercialization fund and MTUN matching grant, Racer-young staff (5 years PhD) and Sena traffic fund. Plausibly, Industry who contributed fund to research will receive double tax deduction incentive. In his kindness, he has reminded young researchers to achieve the university’s hope in various areas and plan their career paths for betterment.
Associate Professor Dr. Soon Chin Fhong
Chairman of Research Publication Committee
Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia