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Activities in 2009

1st July 2009 Invited talk on "Rheology Applications on Polymer and Electronics Product", by Dr. Rajkumar Durairaj

(organized by DKSH Technology)

8th July 2009

Quantum-Dot/Dash Broadband Emitters: Materials, Technology and Novel Applications

presented by

Professor Ooi Boon Siew

Division of Physical & Chemical Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

12th November 2009 Discussion with Associate Professor Dr Nowshad Amin (Solar Energy Research laboratory, UKM) about the possibility of collaborative works in future.
17th December 2009 Presentation by Associate Professor Dr. Hideki Kuramitz (Dept. of Environmental Biology & Chemistry, Graduate School of Science & Engg. for research, University of Toyama, Japan) and discussion about the possibility of collaborative works on bio-sensor projects in future.
21st December 2009 Invited talk during the Regional Conference of Solid State Science and Technology, Penang. "Optoelectronic Devices: Methods to Couple Light From Laser Diodes to Single Mode Fibre", by Professor Dr Faidz Abd Rahman

Activities in 2010

3rd February 2010 Presentation on "Study of Sun Tracking Error in Elevation Azimuth Sun Tracker" by Mr. Wong Chee Woon .
11th June 2010 Presentation on "Investigation of Mechanical and Electrical Reliability on the Electrical Conductive Adhesives" by Mr. Lim Chia Wei .
13th August 2010 Presentation on "Development of environmental friendly solder alloys" by Mr. Lim Chia Wea .
13th August 2010 Presentation on "Nuclear technologies for residential energy consumption" by Mr. Low Jwen Fai .
20th October 2010 Presentation on "Range of Motion Study for Two Different Sun Tracking Methods" by Mr. Tan Ming Hui .
10th December 2010 Invited talk on "OLPG Based Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor and the Narrow Space Weight Reduction Technique", by Dr. Ching Seong Tan

(organized by SCVNIT, India)

16th December 2010 Presentation on " Study on bulk and interfacial properties of Sn-Ag-Cu alloy containing platinum (Pt)" by Mr. Tian Yee Khai.

Activities in 2011

9th February 2011 Briefing on the research experience gained at King's College under the " Wighton Titular Fellowship of Engineering" by Dr. Rajkumar.
9th February 2011 Presentation on "Design optimization of Portal Axle Using Finite Element Modeling and Simulation" by Mr. Ooi Jong Boon.
10th February 2011 Invited talk on "STATCOM control for power transmission system stabilization", by Dr. Stella Morris

(organized by IEM)

28th April 2011 Presentation on "Development of Automated Real-Time and In-Service Fibre link Monitoring System for Fibre-to-the-home using Tunable Optical Time Domain Reflectometer", by Mr. Tai Yu Ren.

29th June 2011 Presentation on "Effect of calcinations duration in 1% oxygen / nitrogen on vanadium phosphate catalyst synthesized via sesquihydrate route", by Ms. Thang Lee Yien.

13th October 2011 Presentation on "Design and Characterization of a LPG (Long Period Grating) based biosensor", by Ms. Loh Mey Chern.

21st Oct to 8th Nov 2011 Visit to Faculty of Engineering, University of Ottawa and other research institutes in Ottawa and UK. The visit was organised as part of the collaboration between Brunsfield, University of Ottawa and UTAR.

13th December 2011 Presentation on "Solar Cells", by Ms. Sheue Pin.

15th December 2011 Joint University Seminar on Photonics (A collaborative initiative with UM, University Ottawa and UTAR).

Activities in 2012

7th March 2012 Presentation on “Rheological and microstructural studies of silver nanoparticles based-isotropic conductive adhesive (Ag-ICAs) for microelectronic packaging applications” by Liew Jian Ping
16th May 2012 Talk on "Rheological Studies of Isotropic Conductive Adhesive for Microelectronic Packaging Applications" by Dr. Rajkumar Durairaj.
16th May 2012 Presentation on “Fiber Optic Sensor” by Mr. Daniel
23rd May 2012 Presentation on “Study of radiator cooling system”, by Tan Woei Chong
16th July 2012 Presentation on “A study of the ageing of carboxylated nitrile rubber (XNBR)”, by Ms Foo Yian Tyan.
25th July 2012 Presentation on “Effect of microwave drying and conventional oven drying on synthesised VPO catalysts via sesquihydrate route”, by Ms. Kang Jo Yee.
11th Oct 2012 Presentation on “A study of carbon nano-tubes (NTS) based isotropic conductive adhesives (ICAS) as an environmental friendly electronic interconnect material” by Mr. Lim Seow Pheng.
21st Nov 2012 Trainer for the “One-Day Course on Plastics for Automotive Applications” by Dr. Lee Tin Sin.
Since 2012 Advisor,UTAR-Institute of Materials, Malaysia Student Chapter

Dr Karen Wong Mee Chu

6-9 October 2012 Technical program committee and track chair: Technical program committee of IEEE Conference on Sustainable Utilization and Development in Engineering and Technology 2012.

Prof. Chong Kok Keong

Aug 2012 Coordinator for Infineon Awards Presentation Ceremony and Infineon Director’s Talk.

Mr. Yeap Kim Ho

2012-2014 Chairperson, Technical Publications Committee, Institute of Materials Malaysia.

Dr Karen Wong Mee Chu

2012-2014 Deputy chairperson, Advanced Materials Committee, Institute of Materials, Malaysia

Dr Karen Wong Mee Chu

Activities in 2013

18th January 2013 Co-Chairman of the International Symposium on Coatings Technology 2014 (ISCT2014), as part of 9th International Materials Technology, Conference and Exhibition (IMTCE2014) Organised by Institute of Materials Malaysia To take place on: 13th – 16 th May 2014.

Dr. Rajkumar

2013 Chairperson, Technical Publications, 9th International Materials Technology Conference & Exhibition (IMTCE) 2014, PWTC.

Dr Karen Wong Mee Chu

20th February 2013 Presentation on “Study of metal plate plastic deformation for the precision forming of Rigid-Plastic FEM” by Mr. Kam Heng
30th Mar 2013 Organizing Chairman : Research Paper Competition of Chemical Engineering Technical Division, Institution of Engineers Malaysia

Dr. Lee Tin Sin

3 April 2013 Co-organiser, Seminar in Materials Science, Engineering & Technology with applications in the oil and gas industry

Dr Karen Wong Mee Chu

4th- 11th April 2013 Local Advisory Committee, 4th International Conference on Functional Materials & Devices 2013 (ICFMD - 2013)

Dr. Rajkumar

30th May 2013 Organising Committee, 1st International Materials Symposium cum Materials Lecture Competition.

Dr. Rajkumar

30 May 2013 Organising chairperson, 1st International Materials Symposium, Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Dr Karen Wong Mee Chu

Jan 2013 – Oct 2013 International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology (ISMOT 2013): Member of the Paper review committee

Dr. Stella Morris

13th June 2013 Facilitator for 1-day workshop on “Effective Presentation Skills during Viva Voce and Proposal Defense for Science & Engineering Students

Prof. Chong Kok Keong

17th July, 2013 Presentation on "Au nanoparticles: Fabricaton and results" by Ms. Chin Sheue Pin.
19 August 2013 Public Lecture on Clean Energy Technologies for Social Development and Reduction of Poverty

Prof. Dharmadasa (Sheffield-Halam University)

9th October 2013 Presentation on Structural performance of lightweight concrete beam by Mr. Lim Jee Hock.
9th October 2013 Presentation on Low cost-high efficiency solar cell using CZTS thin-film system by Prof. Yow Ho-Kwang.
13-14 May 2014 Co-organizes the 9th International Materials Technology Conference & Exhibition (IMTCE) 2014, at Putra World Trade Center.

Dr. Liang Meng Suan

22nd January 2014 Presentation on Low-Cost High-Sensitivity Mach-Zehnder Interferometric Temperature Based on Inline Fiber Taper by Mr. Lin Horng Sheng.