IEM Chemical Research Paper Competition

Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology (FEGT) Petrochemical Engineering graduate Yong Jun Xin clinched the first spot in The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) Chemical Research Paper Competition 2017 at KLCC on 13 April 2017.

Organised by IEM’s Chemical Engineering Technical Division, the competition was a prelude to the 17th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering (APCChE) Congress to be held in Hong Kong in August this year.

Yong was one of the five finalists shortlisted from the undergraduate category to be invited to present his paper titled “Production and Characterisation of Biopolyols from Crude Glycerol Based Liquefaction Process” at the International Construction Week 2017 held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Yong (right) displaying his certificate with his supervisor Dr Lo (left)