Advancement on Mechanical and Manufacturing Technology 2015 (ADMMET 2015), Bandung

On 24th – 26th November 2015, Prof Dr Kanao Fukuda attended the conference on Advancement on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology (ADMMET) 2015, which took place at Gino Feruci Hotel Kebonjati, Bandung, Indonesia.

Prof Dr Kanao Fukuda was a keynote speaker for this conference.

The official website for ADMMET 2015 can be found by following this link.

Congratulations to Mr Sangeeth Suresh

TriPreM wishes to congratulate Mr Sangeeth Suresh for his achievement of obtaining the Best Paper Award during the Science and Engineering Technology National Conference 2015 (SETNC 2015).

The official website can be found by following this link.

Congratulations to Patrick and Lai

TriPreM wishes to congratulate Patrick Lim Sheng Yi and Lai Wei Hang for placing 4th for the JACTIM Undergraduate Research Proposal Competition 2015.

The title of the proposal is “Development of High-temperature Tribotester”.

International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2015)

On 19th – 21st October 2015, Dr Jun Ishimatsu attended the International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2015), which took place  at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor. Dr Ishimatsu presented his research, titled “Thermal Effects of Ultrasonically Excited Grinding Fluid“.

The official website for the conference may be found by following this link.

Open Laboratory 14th May 2015


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32nd Conference of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations 2014 (CAFEO 2014)


From 10th November – 13th November 2014, Dr Aung Lwin Moe attended the 32nd Conference of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations 2014 (CAFEO 2014), which took place at Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar.

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During the conference, Dr Aung was awarded the ASEAN Engineers Register (AER-ID 5196) and was conferred the title of ASEAN Engineer. TriPreM wishes to congratulate Dr Aung Lwin Moe on this fine achievement.

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More information on CAFEO can be found here, and the link for the .pdf file containing the background of the conference may be downloaded here.

Pusat Teknologi Kelapa Sawit (POMTEC) Factory Visit

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3rd Malaysia-Japan Tribology Symposium Photo Gallery

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ICSE 2013

On 9th of December 2013, TriPreM was invited to attend the 4th International Conference on Science and Engineering (ICSE 2013), with TriPreM head, Dr Prof Kanao Fukuda, attending as keynote speaker. Two members, Associate Prof Nur’azah Abdul Manaf and Dr Aung Lwin Moe, attended the conference as presenters.

Proceedings include Prof Fukuda’s presentation on tribology and its influencing factors as keynote speaker; Assoc Prof Nur’azah and Dr Aung both presented their papers in their respective research approaches. The event ends on a lovely note with an incredible dinner and a fine performance of Myanmar’s traditional dance.

Additionally, TriPreM wishes to congratulate Assoc Prof Nur’azah Abdul Manaf on receiving ICSE 2013’s Best Presenter Award, for her stellar presentation of her research.

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Prof Fukuda as keynote speaker

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Prof Nur’azah receiving ICSE 2013’s Best Presenter Award


Please visit the ICSE 2013 website for more information on the conference.

MITC 2013

The Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2013 (MITC2013) was organized in joint co-operation by the Malaysian Tribology Society (MYTRIBOS) and the Institute of Mechanical & Technology Advancement (i-META), which took place in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia on November 18-20, 2013.

The objective of  MITC2013 is for scientists, scholars, engineers and students from universities, research institutions and industries all around the world to present findings of ongoing research activities, and foster research collaborations between universities and the industry. This conference provides opportunities for delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration.

TriPreM’s head of i-Kohza, Dr Prof Kanao Fukuda and TriPreM’s post-graduate student, Mr Zaid Ali Subhi, both presented their papers in this conference. Shortly after the conference, Prof Fukuda chaired a special session, the 2nd Malaysia-Japan Tribology Meeting.



Above: Mr Zaid Ali Subhi receiving the MITC 2013 TTRF Grant Award for Young Tribologist.


Above: Attendees of 2nd Malaysia-Japan Tribology Meeting.

For more details on the recipients of the award, please click this link.

ALL ACCEPTED PAPERS shall be published in Procedia Engineering (ISSN: 1877-7058) by Elsevier and will be accessible on Procedia Engineering is indexed by Scopus, Engineering Index and Ei Compendex.

EXTENDED VERSION of the selected papers shall be considered for special issues in Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science / International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering / Journal of Mechanical Engineering / Jurnal Teknologi. All journals are indexed by Scopus.