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KUALA LUMPUR, 25 Oct. – Kudos to our researchers !

Seven Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) researchers from various expertise and field of research received awards in multiple categories in the Malaysia Research Star Award, here, today.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Prof. Datuk Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Ismail received the International Research Collaboration award alongside with Prof Ir Dr Nor Aishah Saidina Amin from School of Chemical and Energy Engineering (SKT) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sharidan bin Shafie from Faculty of Science.

Prof Dr Zainal Salam from School of Electrical Engineering (SKE) was selected as the Frontier Researcher, and Dr Tan Chee Wei, also from SKE was awarded in the High Impact Paper category.

Meanwhile Prof Ir Dr Sharifah Rafidah binti Wan Alwi from SKT and Assoc Prof Dr Nor Azwadi bin Che Sidik from Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) were the winners for Young Researchers.

The Malaysia Research Star Awards were held at the Sama Sama Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on 25th October 2018,  and was graced by the Ministry of Education (MoE)  Secretary General, Dato’ Dr. Mohd Gazali Abas.

The awards also recognised Malaysia’s most promising and influential researchers, and the winners were chosen based on a combination of research metrics from Elsevier’s Scopus and qualitative factors.

The award recipients span a variety of research disciplines such as engineering, agricultural sciences, materials science, chemistry, social sciences and environment/ecology.

For the 2018 Malaysia Research Star Awards, Elsevier has worked closely with MOE to recognize a total of 18 researchers in 4 award categories.

Congratulations to all award recipients.