WARAS conducted a research seminar series 1/2013 on the 13 Mac 2013, 2.30 pm at Bilik Seminar 2 Kompleks FKEE. The seminar was attended by research fellows and postgraduate students. The purpose of this seminar was basically to share some research ideas that were conducted by researchers at WARAS from various clusters. In addition, it promotes towards diversified research and innovation activities focusing on radio science and wireless communications research projects. The research on “Electromagnetic Field Computation using SGFDTD Method” was firstly presented by Dr. Khairun Nidzam Ramli followed by, Dr. Mariyam Jamilah Homam who presented a very interesting topic on “Radiowave Propagation in the Polar Ionosphere”.
A group of delegates from Fakultas Technic Universitas Brawijaya, Malang, Jawa Timur, Indonesia (UMBRA) headed by Bapak Luthfi Jakfar, Deputy Dean (Academic) and Bapak Dr. Sholeh Hadi Pramono visited WARAS on 2nd April 2013. Head of WARAS, Dr. Muhammad Yusof gave a brief explanation about keys research clusters and research involvement of WARAS research fellows. Some potential research programs were also discussed with the delegates.
A team of WARAS researchers from Reconfigurable Antenna Design discipline headed by Dr. Muhammad Yusof Ismail participated at the 24th International, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX'13) which was held from 9th - 11th May 2013 at KLCC, Kuala Lumpur. WARAS team successfully exhibited two research products in the exhibition and was awarded with two gold medals. The judges were extremely inspired and convinced with the research work being carried out by WARAS researchers. The exhibited research products were also acknowledged and encouraged by local and international inventors along with the business community, keen on commercializing the unique inventions. Prof. Hj. Ayob Bin Hj. Johari (Dean of ORICC, UTHM), Prof. Dr. Wahid Bin Razzaly (Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation of ORICC, UTHM) and Prof. Ir. Dr. Zainal Abidin Bin Ahmad ( Dean of FKEE) visited each booth with keen interest, encouraged the WARAS researchers upon successful exhibition of their products and appreciated the achievements of WARAS Centre.
Following are the award winning products of WARAS Centre at ITEX'13:
Frequency Selective Reflector for Radio Communications (Gold Medal)
Project leader : Dr. Muhammad Yusof Ismail
Team member : Arslan Kiyani
Miniaturized Broadband Paper Based Substrate Antenna for Automotive Systems (Gold Medal)
Project leader : Dr. Muhammad Yusof Ismail
Team members (WARAS, UTHM) : Wan Nor Zaihasra Bt Wan Salleh, Prof. Dr. Maizam Bt Alias, Prof. Hj. Ayob Bin Hj. Johari,
Dr. Noorsaliza Bt Abdullah
Team member (ANGKASA, UKM) : Prof. Dr. Norbahiah Misran
Official Visit By Fakultas Technic Universitas Brawijaya,
Malang, Jawa Timur, Indonesia (UMBRA)
International, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX'13)
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2nd April 2013
Official Visit By Polytechnic Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin,
1st March 2013
On 1st March 2013, WARAS Centre received a visit by delegations from Polytechnic Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin. The teams was led by Mr. Muhammad Ridzuan Idris. During the visit, Dr. Muhammad Yusof gave a brief explanation about WARAS activities. A brief explanation about current research activities in WARAS was then presented by Dr. Mariyam. The delegates were invited to visit an affiliated research laboratory of WARAS, Radio Communications and Antenna Design (RACAD) where the visitors were demonstrated WARAS communications facilities.
A group of WARAS researchers from Reconfigurable Antennas and Multi-Disciplinary Research Clusters have participated at 2013 Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE'13) which was held at PWTC, Kuala Lumpur from 21st to 23rd February 2013. WARAS researchers received encouraging positive feedbacks from local and international exhibitors as well as visitors. The Vice Chancellor of UTHM, Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohd Noh Dalimin and the Dean of ORICC UTHM, Prof. Hj. Ayob Bin Hj. Johari visited WARAS booth and appreciate the great achievements of WARAS research team.
Followings are the achievements of WARAS research products at MTE'13 :
Reconfigurable Antennas Cluster- Miniaturized Broadband Paper Based Substrate Antenna for Automotive Systems (Silver Medal)
Project leader: Dr. Muhammad Yusof Ismail
Team member: Wan Nor Zaihasra Bt Wan Salleh
Multi-Disciplinary Research Cluster- Biomechatronics Design of Artificial Arm (Silver Medal)
Project leader: Prof. Madya Dr. Muhammad Mahadi Bin Abdul Jamil
Team members: En. Abdul Malik Bin Mohd Ali,Prof. Madya Dr. Faridah Bt Mohd Nor, En. Muhammad Shukri Bin Ahmad and