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HALEA Skin Care- A Research Based Product By MJIIT Researcher

HALEA Skin Care- A Research Based Product By MJIIT Researcher

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Februari 2019 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) would like to announce the launch of HALEA skin care – a natural product based on research conducted in Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT). The product is produced by A.M. Zaideen Ventures Sdn Bhd which is a spin-off company of UTM.

HALEA Natural Skin Care’ is a product based on research on ‘Lempoyang’ which is also known as ‘wild ginger’. The scientific name of the ginger is Zingiber Zerumbet which can be found in tropical forest. .

It is rich with anti-oxidant that nourishes your skin especially for anti-aging. The active ingredients in the wild ginger are effectively extracted by research and water based extraction process conducted in Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

The founder of ‘HALEA Natural Skin Care’, is Dr. Mariam Firdhaus binti Mad Nordin which is also a senior lecturer in MJIIT. In the process of extracting the natural resources, she has designed a few equipment after obtaining research grants from the government.

Her experience in designing laboratory equipment and production tools as well as her research experience in extracting agricultural products during her attachment in McGill University, Canada, has also contributed to the success in the production of  ‘HALEA Natural Skin Care’

In addition to that the ‘Halal’ concept has also been promoted in the production, and economic benefits are also been shared with the society through community based distribution network that encourage entrepreneurial spirit and job creation among the students, lecturers and the general public.

MJIIT Alumni Made History as the Youngest Director in the Leave a Nest Company

MJIIT Alumni Made History as the Youngest Director in the Leave a Nest Company

Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. has made a historical announcement of the appointment of Mr. Abdul Hakim Sahidi as a new Director of the company. He made history as the youngest Director in the Leave a Nest company at the age of 26 years old.

Abdul Hakim holds a Bachelor of Electronic System Engineering from MJIIT, UTM and has 2 years’ experience of heading the Strategy Development Division at Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and later was appointed to be the Director position.

Throughout  his two years experiences,  he has made significant contributions in getting local partners in Malaysia and one of it  the is the joint venture lab between Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Malaysia-Japan International Institute Technology (MJIIT) on early this year. It is the first collaboration of Biotechnology Laboratory and Incubator platform to foster partnership and cooperation in supporting the needs of Malaysian researchers and biotechnology start-ups.

5 Electronic System Engineering Students Selected for KCCP-Tokai Program in Japan

5 Electronic System Engineering Students Selected for KCCP-Tokai Program in Japan

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 22 – Five of MJIIT students from Electronic System Engineering Department, ESE have been selected for the 2019 Innovative Asia Short Term Program, Tokai University (KCCP-Tokai program) on 17th February to 2nd March 2019 at Tokai University, Japan.  The five successful students are ms. Putri Nor Azila Tajudin, Mr. Yap Hong Yeu, Mr. Saravid Suchaad, ms. Sharifah Munawwarah and Ms. Naja Aqilah Hisham.

The two weeks program is organized by JICA Yokohama Center (YIC) Japan in partnership with Tokai University. The following expenses will be provided for the participants by JICA which include allowances for travelling, accommodation, meals, living expenses, outfit, and free medical care during the program.

Soft Launching Joint Venture Lab between Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) at UTM

Soft Launching Joint Venture Lab between Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) at UTM

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is pleased to announce that it is holding the soft-launching joint venture lab between Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Malaysia-Japan International Institute Technology (MJIIT), its first Biotechnology Laboratory and Incubator in collaboration with MJIIT, UTM.

The event is scheduled as follows:
Date   :        19 January 2019
Time  :         9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Venue :        UTM Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra (Jalan Semarak), 54100, Kuala Lumpur.

The first collaboration of Biotechnology Laboratory and Incubator, platform to foster partnership and cooperation in supporting the needs of Malaysian researchers and biotechnology startups. Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and MJIIT, UTM Kuala Lumpur will organize for a joint laboratory called Nest-Bio Venture Lab with support from MEMO-Bio (Metabolic Engineering & Molecular Biology) innovative Kohza (iKohza) for 4 years starting from 2019. MEMO-Bio iKohza is a research group that specializes in genetic engineering and waste utilization at MJIIT, UTM. Nest-Bio Venture Lab will have an incubator for biotechnology startups and incubates will have the privilege to use the lab space, access to one of a kind, high-end machines such as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) machine, and obtain expert consultations from MJIIT, UTM.

The collaboration is also to support the grooming of effective science communication skills among postgraduate candidates through human resource training. Apart from that, Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and MJIIT, UTM will develop and conduct educational programs such as science workshop for young researchers from secondary and primary schools in the near future.

Assoc. Prof. Dr Norhayati Abdullah appointed as MyCEB’s Kesatria Malaysia – Conference Ambassador

Assoc. Prof. Dr Norhayati Abdullah appointed as MyCEB’s Kesatria Malaysia – Conference Ambassador

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Dec – Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norhayati from Malaysia Japan Institute of Technology (MJIIT), UTM for being appointed as Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MYCEB)’s Kesatria Malaysia.

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin bin Ketapi confers the appointment, today.

Dr Norhayati in her role as Kesatria Malaysia, has to promote the benefits of hosting and/or inaugurating international conventions to the industry peers and colleagues.

Kesatria Malaysia, also known as Conference Ambassador in other countries, is selected among thought leaders in their field of expertise and recognised for their professional achievements in bidding for and hosting international conferences.

Malaysia has been the location for a long list of prestigious international conferences that provide excellent case studies on how to be a successful host, thus it is the local host of these international conferences that MyCEB seeks to engage and facilitate in transmitting their experiences.

Previously, the Director of the Centre of Engineering Education UTM, Prof. Dr. Khairiyah binti Mohd Yusof and Senior Director of the Institute of Future Energy UTM, Prof. Dr. Arshad bin Ahmad were also selected as Kesatria Malaysia.

With the appointment, it is hoped that Dr Norhayati can bring UTM and Malaysia names to become more prestigious in the eyes of the world.

 

 

Three UTM students participate in the 8th International Conference on Gross National Happiness

Three UTM students participate in the 8th International Conference on Gross National Happiness

SHAH ALAM, 16 November 2018 – Three students were being selected to represent Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) as the participants of the 8th International Conference on Gross National Happiness (GNS).
UTM team led by Dr. Akbariah Mohd Mahdzir were represented by Anis Fahizha Fahim from Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) with Mac Foster Sulai Anak Langkau and Lee Ern Tung(Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics).

Dr. Akbariah said that the idea of forming a network of Young Happiness Ambassadors was to share the young peoples’ perspectives, experiences, actions and solutions in the GNH discourse.
“Besides contributing to the GNH discourse, the young happiness ambassadors would advocate or promote GNH in schools, universities, colleges and youth organisations in order to mobilise a youth movement that champions the four pillars of GNH.

“The formation of the YHA’s network and the establishment of YHA Charter are some of the outstanding outcomes of the GNH conference,” said Dr. Akbariah.
The three UTM participants have joined the nineteen Young Happiness Ambassadors from Malaysia together with another 150 delegates from 12 countries at the international conference held from 14th to 16th November hosted by Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in Shah Alam.
This conference was held based on the collaboration between the Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia and the Centre for Bhutan Studies & GNH (CBS & GNH).
The Centre for Bhutan Studies and GNH Research (formerly The Centre for Bhutan Studies) is a research institute located in Thimphu, Bhutan established in 1999 with the purpose of promoting research and scholarship in Bhutan.

This conference aim was to provide a creative platform for inspirational exchanges, interaction and scientific debate on research related to Gross National Happiness in areas not limited to Public policy development, Economic system, Education, Spirituality, Life Styles & Health, Cultural Communication, Tradition & Heritage, Ecosystem Resilience Measurement and Index.
The three days conference was officially opened by Pro-Chancellor of UiTM, YBhg Tan Sri Datuk Panglima Dr Abdul Rahman Arshad. Also attending the ceremony was President of the Centre for Bhutan Studies & Gross National Happiness, Mr. Dasho Karma Ura.