News and Memories

Introduction to Computer Aided Design into the SKEM Program (2016)
Since academic session 2015/2016, the FKE has introduced their own Computer Aided Design for Engineering Drawing Course. CAD program - Solidworks is used in the teaching and learning process. The syllabus consists of basic sketching for 2D and conversion to 3D model, basic and advanced 3D features are introduced for more complicated 3D design, parts assemble and engineering drawing preparation. Besides that, students are able to fabricate their 3D model using 3D printer in the laboratory. 

Industrial Attachment @ GES Manufacturing Services (M) Sdn Bhd (Aug 2015 - Jul 2016)

  A 12-month Industrial attachment program is an additional benefit for engineering teaching lecturer to have the opportunity to work with the industry as Engineer in the relevant field not just to explore potential industrial project but more importantly is to allow first hand experience of engineering teaching lecturer to understand the needs and to find the gap between the offered engineering program to our students. 

GES Manufacturing Services (M) Sdn Bhd at Senai, Johor is a EE product manufacturing company where their products include medical instruments, high power system and point-of-sales products. The general manufacturing processes such as surface mount technology (SMT), Auto/Manual Insertion, In-Circuit Test (ICT) and Functional Test (FCT).

On 25 November 2015, about 70 students from the Fac. of Electrical Engineering (FKE), UTM has visited the plant together with PM Dr. Sharifah Kamilah and Dr Shahdan Sudin.

Luncheon with PA students @ Pulai Spring (May 2014)

 A luncheon outing with my 1st batch PA students who are going to graduate soon, hope all of you will excel in your life and career in the future. Good luck!!

It has been a great 4 years with all of you and I have watched you all grow and become a better person today. Wish that these 4 years in FKE, UTM have given you the best memories and a great learning place. We hope to see you back someday in the future.

My very best wishes to all of you... Dal, Sherfiq, Bushro, Is, Anam, Amir, Harrith (Lah), Shafiq, Hafizie and Ridhuan...

4th Year Laboratory - Capstone Project (2013/2014-1)
For the very first time, the Control & Mechatronics Engineering Department (CMED) organized Capstone Project for the final year students under the program SEI and SEM for their 4th year laboratory course to replace the conventional laboratory experiments. 

A total of 100 students from these programs took part in this course which formed 20 groups with 5 students from both programs. The capstone projects integrate the "Design Thinking" skill and C-D-I-O framework. This course has been a successful one and it will be organised again in the coming academic year. 

Research Exhibitions - INATEX 2013 and PECIPTA 2013 (Oct & Nov 2013)

Participated in the annual INATEX 2013 expo, 3 out of 4 products by the research students have won a Gold (Best Invention), a Silver and a Bronze medals. Well done Pei Song, Hani and Aizat...

In 7th November 2013, we have represented UTM to the national expo at KLCC, PECIPTA 2013 and won Gold Prize for PeiSong's Research Project - Micropump.

FKE  Alumni Dinner @ Pulai Spring Resort (7 Sept 2013)

For the 1st time FKE organizing 1st FKE Alumni Dinner. About 200 alumni attended the dinner and very happy to meet some of my students and coursemate during the dinner. Hope to see more alumni joining us in the future alumni dinner in the near future.

MIRCED 2013 (22 May 2013)

The 2nd exhibition organized by Control & Mechatronics Engineering Department (CMED) - MIRCED 2013 on the 22nd May 2013 at Rumah Alumni Hall, UTM. A total of 71 students from Program SEI and SEM participated in this event to present their final year projects to the academic and industrial panels. There were 25 industrial companies involved in the event to evaluate and comment on the student's projects.  

Convocation UTM - 49th (13 Oct 2012)
Convo Oct 2012
It was pouring since 1.30 pm that day, however, we managed to catch some nice photos at the foyer of MSI and DSI after the ceremony. 

I was very happy to get to see all of you again. A big congratulation to my beloved SEI students batch 2008. It was great to have the opportunity to know and teach you. I wish all of you the very best in your future career. 

  MIRCED 2012 (6 June 2012)

Mechatronic, Instrumentation, Robotics and Control Exhibition Day (MIRCED) 2012 was organized for the very first time by the Control & Instrumentation Engineering Department and Mechatronics and Robotic Department to replace the conventional final year project (FYP) seminar. 

Final year students from the Program SEI and SEM with about 120 projects  participated in this event. This event was carried out in the Dewan Sultan Iskandar (DSI) of UTM on the 6th of June 2012. 

The next coming MIRCED 2013 should be in May 2013. Stay tune...

MATAI 2012: MALAYSIA - TAIWAN Academic Interaction (April 2012)
MATAI 2012

This is the Global Outreach Program (GOP) initiated by the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) to encourage undergraduate students to have the opportunities to experience and understand overseas education system. 

Students are allowed to propose any overseas universities that they wish to visit. Students are responsible to draft, prepare everything that are related to this program assisted by a lecturer.

During the MATAI 2012, the team has visited three universities in Taiwan
1. National Chiao Tung University
2. National Taiwan University 
3. Taiwan University of Science and Technology

25 October 2010 - Sensor Symposium (Group Project for SEI4153) 

10 groups were formed by the final year SEI students of 2010/11 to produce 10 different projects with various type of sensors. The winner of the symposium for most creative project is won by the SMART STREET LIGHT group voted by four external examiners who were Dr Fauzan (INSEED), Dr. Shafishuhaza (CIED), Dr. Emma Corcoles (FKBSK) and Mr. Chee Pei Song (PhD- FKE). All students have shown great efforts and creativity in making this symposium a successful one. 

4 August 2010 - Industry Visit to PTP with Student SEI 2010/2011

1st Year students of the Program Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical - Control & Instrumentation) [SEI] has visited to Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Gelang Patah. 28 Students and three lecturer involved in this industry visit. The visit was led by Mr. Khairulsaid Abdul Samad (Manager of the M&R department, PTP). Students were exposed to the crane system operation and the usage of PLC in the controlling system for the loading and unloading process.

16 March 2010 - SEI 4153 Mini Project Sympposium

Mini Project Symposium was held on the 16 March 2010 at P16 Demo2. Three judges were invited to evaluate projects that have been proposed by 7 groups of students in the course of SEI 4153.
The judges:
1. Dr. Fauzan Khairi Che Harun (FKE - INSEED)
2. Dr. Rashidah Arsat (FKE - RACED)
3. Dr Emma Corcoles (FKBSK)

A total of 38 students involved in this project design symposium and the winner of the most creative and successful mini project was the Alert Canned Coaster led by Masri Asmi bin Mahed.