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Symposium | Tribology and Precision Machining i-Kohza (TriPreM)

“The importance of measuring and controlling humidity in Tribology research” Lecture, 24th September 2019

“The importance of measuring and controlling humidity in Tribology research” Lecture, 24th September 2019

On 24th September 2019, Prof Fukuda gave an interesting lecture about the importance of measuring and controlling humidity in Tribology research at Japan Measuring Instructions Federation. 

Congratulations to Hidayah on Receiving the Best Poster Award

On 19th September 2019, we`ve got a big news for MJIIT where one of the TriPreM members, Ms Hidayah Shahemi under supervisions Dr. Shahira Liza Kamis with collaboration of Kyushu University (Prof. Yoshinori Sawae) won the Best Poster Award at the prestigious International Tribology Conference, ITC 2019 in Japan. Ms. Hidayah presented her research on “Effect of Modifying UHMWPE Using Graphene Oxide and Graphite Flakes as Fillers on Protein Adsorption and Wear Behaviour”. Congratulation on winning The Best Poster Award.

 

 

International Tribology Conference, ITC Sendai 2019 in Japan

The International Tribology Conference (ITC) was founded by the Japanese Society of Tribologists (JAST). The ITC was first held in Tokyo (1985) following the JSLE-ASLE International Lubrication Conference (1975). Following successful conferences in Nagoya (1990), Yokohama (1995), Nagasaki (2000), Kobe (2005), Hiroshima (2011), and Tokyo (2015), ITC 2019 will be held in Sendai, Japan.

On 17th September – 21st September 2019, 5 TriPreM members attend and present their work at a prestigious international conference: International Tribology Conference, which is held around every 5 years since 1985. It’s a great achievement for TriPreM after 7 years from its establishment.

 

Welcoming New Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students to TriPreM

On 13rd September 2019, TriPreM had a welcoming party for 11 final year project students, 2 master course students, 1 PhD student, and 1 exchange student from Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan. Hope they will enjoy the Japanese style laboratory of TriPreM.

 

 

Special Rinkoh (輪講)

On 11st September 2019, we had a special Rinkoh (輪講) for 3 students who are going to present their work at an international conference in Japan.

 

 

              Afiqah bt Abdul Rahman

    Nur Hidayah Binti Shahemi

 

                 Syazwani bt Mohamad

Guest from Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology, Japan

On 11st September 2019, Wednesday,  Prof. Dr. Yoshida and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yokoi visited TriPreM from Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology, Japan visited TriPrem. We introduced TriPreM’s laboratory and research activities to them. We are looking forward for more visit from them.

Guest from National Institute of Technology, Ube College, Japan

On 24th Aug. Saturday, Prof. Minoru Goto and his student from National Institute of Technology, Ube College, Japan visited TriPreM to see our research activities. The student was very excited about “seeking root causes approach” in TriPreM’s research activities. We are looking forward for more visit from them.

A Guest from Tokyo Institute of Technology (TIT)

On 19th Aug., an emeritus professor from Tokyo Institute of Technology (TIT), Dr. Toshiharu Kagawa visited TriPreM. He is still working actively even after his retirement from TIT. We are looking forward for more visit from him.

Guest from Fukuoka Foreign Trade Association (FFTA)

On 11th Jul. 2019, TriPreM had a delegation from Fukuoka Foreign Trade Association (FFTA, https://www.fukuoka-fta.or.jp/pages/en/) Japan. The members of FFTA got much interested in Japanese style education and research activities in TriPreM.

Members of Fukuoka Foreign Trade Association (FFTA)

 

Congratulations to undergraduate students on Receiving Awards in MJIIT Final Year Project Symposium 2019

MJIIT FINAL YEAR PROJECT SYMPOSIUM 2019 is a showcase for undergraduate research across disciplines to present about their final year project. The Symposium includes poster and presentation sessions by students. The symposium was examined by Industrial and Academic panels with different backgrounds to evaluate students’ project.

There are three categories nominated which are Best Final Year Project, Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Best Manufacturing Project. Congratulations to our TriPreM Undergraduate students, Muhammad Saifulnizam B. Mohd Yunus, and Shukri Nazri on winning the Best Manufacturing Project and also Muhammad Amirul Adha Bin Mohd Khalid on winning The Best Final Year Project at MJIIT FINAL YEAR PROJECT SYMPOSIUM 2019. The event was organized by Malaysian – Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), UTM KL sponsored by MSM Metal Industries Sdn Bhd on 16 May 2019. Saifulnizam, Shukri, and Adha presented their project on “Tribological Characterization of Anodic Composite Film Reinforced with Fly Ash Particles”, “ Tribological Characterization for Polyoxymethylene (POM) Reinforced by Oilpalm Empty Fruit Bunch (OPEFB)” and “Multiple Lubricant with Ultrasonic Excitation” respectively.

 

Undergraduate students receiving awards

 

Nizam receiving The Best Manufacturing Project Award

 

Shukri receiving The Best Manufacturing Project Award

 

Adha receiving The best Final Year Project Award