Visit from Dr. Abe (AIST, Japan)

TriPreM (Tribology and Precision Machining i-Kohza) had a visitor from AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology) Japan. Dr. Abe is the authority on standard gas generation and measurement technology of humidity. He is also the co-inventor of the trace-humidity controller patent of mine which is granted in Japan. We discussed the possibility of collaboration work on humidity control technology between MJIIT and AIST.

TriPreM received visitors from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

On 5 April 2019, TriPreM (Tribology and Precision Machining i-Kohza) had visitors from MOF (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Japan and Embassy of Japan in Malaysia. Prof. Fukuda explained Japanese style education and research practiced in MJIIT.

Visit from Representative of Japanese Government

TriPreM had visitors from Japanese government; MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology), MOF (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and Embassy of Japan in Malaysia on 11th Mar. 2019.

Invited Speech at PROTON R&D

On 22 February 2019, Prof. Dr. Kanao Fukuda was invited to give a lecture titled “Introduction to Tribology and How It Contributes to Industries” at PROTON Research & Development, Shah Alam. The lecture was assisted by the PROTON’s Head of Advanced Engineering, Ir. Azmi bin Osman and was attended by PROTON’S engineers. Fruitful discussion was made between PROTON R&D and TriPreM members.

Invited Speech by Prof. Dr. Fukuda to Meijyo University, Nagoya

On 29 January 2019, our Head of iKohza, Prof. Dr. Kanao Fukuda was invited to give a speech for for Tokai tribology workshop at Meijyo University, Nagoya. His speech was entitled “Relationship between water in environmental gases and friction and wear phenomena”.

TriPrem wishes Happy New Year to All

Wishing every day of the new year to be filled with success, happiness and prosperity.

Quoting the 2019 NEW YEAR ADDRESS BY THE VICE CHANCELLOR of UTM, Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar, What is needed is a continuous effort that is persistent and sincere that will lead us to more successes. This is the opportunity that we need to seize while stepping into the new year 2019.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Visit from Three Professors to TriPreM

TriPreM is pleased to welcome 3 Professors of their respective field to the laboratory on 18 December 2018.

The distinguished guests are:

  1. Professor Ir. Dr. Masjuki Bin Haji Hassan – University of Malaya
  2. Prof. Dr. Mohd Hasbullah B Hj. Idris – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  3. Prof. Dr. Izman Bin Sudin – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

The 6th ASIA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRIBOLOGY 2018 (ASIATRIB 2018)

ASIATRIB 2108 is one of the event of the in the series International Trilogy Conferences which assembled national tribology society such as from Asia-Pasicif Country. The 6th ASIATRIB was hold last 17th Septmeber in Kuching, Sarawak. As the objectives  are to share ideas among the researches and the academicians  from various agencies, 5 members of TRIPREM had also attended the conference.

The following are participants from Tribology and Precision Machining i-Kohza:

 

Prof. Dr. Kanao Fukuda Fundamental Physical Mechanisms of Adhesive Wear Identified With Spatiotemporal Mapping Analysis
Dr. Shahira Liza Binti Kamis Fabrication And Wear Characterization Of Dimple Textured On The Surface Of Uhmwpe
Noor Dalilah A Manaf Influences Of Surface Roughness On Water Adsorption On Austenitic Stainless Steel
Nurhazfarahin Md Ali Spatiotemporal Mapping Analysis On The Sliding Behavior Of Steels With Different Hardness
Yap Kian Kun Effects Of Adsorbed Water Due To Atmospheric Humidity On Ball-On-Ball Sliding Contact

Picture of TRIPREM members at the conference

Visit by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Mr Taro Kono

TriPreM is honored to welcome the respective delegates, Mr. Taro Kono,Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan accompanied by Ambassador Miyagawa and Dean of MJIIT, Prof. Dr. Ali Selamat on July 11, 2018

Utmost Congratulations to Yap Kian Kun on Receiving IEM Award

Congratulations to our current assistant research officer, Mr. Yap Kian Kun for receiving the Anugerah Tan Sri Hj Yusoff Ibrahim as the Best Final Year Project OVERALL WINNER entitled “Influences of Adsorbed Water on Adhesive Wear” at The 59th Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) Annual General Meeting on 21 April 2018 . His project is supervised by our head of iKohza, Prof Dr Kanao Fukuda.

The award was delivered by Ir Dr Tan Yean Chin, President of IEM at Wisma IEM Petaling Jaya.

Congratulations!