おはようございます Ohayougozaimasu and greetings!
Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) Three Minute Thesis (UTM 3MT) 2020 was successfully organized for undergraduate (UG) students on 27th February 2020 (Thursday) at Dewan Azman Hashim, UTM Kuala Lumpur Campus. Menanwhile, Dr Uswah Khairuddin, the head of MJIIT Final Year Project (FYP) coordinator explained the course information, assessments and procedures for Final Year Project 2 to the students.Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise challenges UG students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. This competition develops academic, presentation and research communication skills and supports the development of research students’ capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.
Finally, Ms. Teoh Sit Yee from Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (ChEE) crowned the best presenter with title ‘EFFECT OF SURFACTANT AND POLYMERS CONCENTRATION IN ELECTROSPINNING’ under supervision by Dr. Khairunnisa binti Mohd. Pa’ad. In her 3MT presentation, she had emphasized on the consequences faced by current electrospinning research by using surfactant and polymers. Hence, we hope Ms. Teoh’s method could solve the problems faced by industry specifically in electrospinning.
Ms. Nuraina Syafika binti Jeffery from ChEE had also won the best presenter with her 3MT title on ‘CYTOTOXICITY EVALUATION OF E-CIGAR FLAVOURINGS SOLD IN MALAYSIA’ under supervision by Dr Fazrena Nadia Md Akhir (MEMO-Bio). Ms. Nuraina was very ambitious in finding the cytotoxicity evaluation of e-cigar flavourings, in which annually increasing in Malaysia.
Congratulations to all the winners and the supervisors. Thank you to all MJIIT fourth year students and FYP coordinators for supporting and attending the event. We wish all the best and make UTM proud with soaring upwards. I AM UTM!!
おめでとうございます Omedetō gozaimasu, Thank you!