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2019 Curtin students of chemical engineering discover their roles in confectionaries and breweries industries. 

24 undergraduate students of the university’s Department of Chemical Engineering discovered just that when they went on study visits to Beryl’s Chocolate & Confectionery Sdn. Bhd. and Heineken Malaysia Berhad in Selangor recently. – Media release

2018 Highly Commended IChemE Student Chapter – IChemE Malaysia Awards 2018

2018 Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Student Chapter visited to the industrial bread baking and latex manufacturing plants.

40 engineering students of Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) had the opportunity to enrich their student experience by visiting two manufacturing concerns in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur recently – The Italian Baker and Karex Berhad.  The students were from the university’s Faculty of Engineering and Science and members of its Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Student Chapter, which organised the visits to the industrial bread baking and latex manufacturing plants.  Accompanying them were chemical engineering lecturers Dr. Bridgid Chin Lai Fui and Dr. Zeinab Abbas Jawad. – Media Release

2018 Curtin Malaysia’s Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Student Chapter visited to Sakura Ferroalloys

27 undergraduate students of the Faculty of Engineering and Science of Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) recently went on a study visit to the Sakura Ferroalloys plant in Samalaju Industrial Park, Bintulu.  They were accompany by chemical engineering senior lecturers Dr. Bridgid Chin Lai Fui and Dr. Zeinab Abbas Jawad. – Media Release

2017 4th Undergraduate Research Competition and Exhibition 2017 (8 Nov in Malacca)

Nguyen Quang Minh won a silver medal with his project entitled “Energy Efficient Process Modifications of Post-Combustion CO2 Capture System in a Cement Plant” (Main supervisor: Dr. Agus Saptoro), while  Eddy Tan Kim Huang won a bronze medal with his project of “Aerated Continuous Flow  Hydroponic System: Bok-Choy Microgreens” (Main Supervisor: Dr. Jibrail Kansedo)

 

2017 Curtin Malaysia American Chemical Society Student Chapter Organised DIY Perfume Making Workshop

Source: Curtin Malaysia American Chemical Society Student Chapter Facebook Page

 

2017 IChemE Student Chapter visited to Royal Selangor Visitor Center and Heineken Malaysia Berhad (20 July)

Source: Curtin Malaysia IChemE Student Chapter Facebook Page

2017 IChemE Student Chapter visited Sarawak Oil Palms Edible Oils Sdn Bhd (25 September)

Source: Curtin Malaysia IChemE Student Chapter Facebook Page

2017 Curtin Malaysia postgraduate student’s innovative idea wins gold medal at World Invention and Innovation Contest

Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) higher degree by research (HDR) student Jaison Jeevanandam did his university proud by winning a gold medal at the recent 3rd World Invention and Innovation Contest (WiC) 2017.  Jaison won on the merits of his novel idea entitled ‘Multi-compartment Antimicrobial Nanoformulation for Food Packaging’ which he presented at the prestigious international contest held at the Convention Center of Chung Mu Art Hall in Seoul, South Korea.  Jaison was supervised Dr Stephanie Chan Yen Shan and Professor Michael Danquah of the Chemical Engineering Department at Curtin Malaysia’s Faculty of Engineering and Science. His idea was one of 150 innovative ideas winning awards.

Further Information: Media Release 2017

 

2017 Curtin Malaysia student proud to represent country at International Study and Friendship Camp

Philip Ting Kin Tien, a second year Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) student of Curtin University, Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) and vice-commandant of the university’s Red Crescent Voluntary Aid Detachment 57, will have the opportunity of a lifetime as one of two Malaysian representatives to the 62nd International Study and Friendship Camp in Austria next month. The International Study and Friendship Camp is an annual event organised by the Austrian Youth Red Cross (AYRC) to bring together young people involved in the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement at local and national levels around the world.

Further information: Media Release 2017

 

2017 Community Outreach Programme Organised by IChemE Student Chapter

Over 30 students from Sekolah Kebangsaan Kampung Luak participated in a ‘Science Workshop’ organised by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Student Chapter of Curtin University, Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) at the university campus recently.  The workshop was part of the student chapter’s community outreach programme aimed at cultivating interest in engineering and science and encouraging students to pursue tertiary education following their secondary school studies. The ongoing programme is supported by the Foundation in Engineering and Science Department of the university’s Faculty of Engineering and Science.

Further information: Media Release 2017

 

2016 Curtin Sarawak IChemE Student Chapter goes hungry for a good cause

52 student members of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Student Branch of Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) fought off hunger pangs for 30 hours in support of World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine recently.  They ended up none the worse following their ’Curtin Sarawak 30-Hour Famine Camp’ at the university campus and rather were very happy to achieve their ultimate goal of raising funds for World Vision’s projects to combat hunger and poverty in countries across Asia.  Over RM4,000 was raised from the camp, and the students learned a great deal about various issues impacting the region’s poor in the process.

Further information: Media Release 2016

 

2016 ‘Scientific Splendour’ Camp gives Bintulu students insights into engineering studies

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Student Branch of Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) organised a one-day ‘Scientific Splendour’ Camp for secondary school students in Bintulu.  Held at the Bintulu Chinese Chamber of Commerce, the camp saw the participation of 100 Form 5 students from various secondary schools throughout Bintulu.  Aimed at promoting chemical engineering studies at university, the event included an engineering talk and workshop, as well as SPM Chemistry and Physics revision sessions conducted by qualified SPM teachers, and a session of fun and games.

Further information: Media Release 2016

2016 Curtin Sarawak IChemE Student Chapter gives back to the community

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Student Branch of Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) carried out its ‘The Giving Back Project’ in two secondary schools in Miri, SMK Chung Hua Miri and SMK Lutong.  The primary aim of the project was to provide secondary school students a wider perspective of the fields of chemical and petroleum engineering, it also gave undergraduates of Curtin Sarawak the opportunity to give back to society, as part of the university’s ongoing community engagement initiatives.  Curtin Sarawak IChemE Student Branch members Sheron Lim, Voon Yi Hung, Yeo Jun Yi, Syarifah Nurliza and organising chairperson Rachel Yeo made up the team that delivered talks at the two schools.

Further information: Media Release 2016

 

2016 Curtin Sarawak team competes in finals of IChEC 2016 debate competition

A team from Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) team was among the top eight qualifying teams in the finals of the Indonesia Chemical Engineering Challenge (IChEC) 2016 debate competition in Bandung, Indonesia.  The team comprising chemical engineering undergraduates Nguyen Quang Minh, Gibson Tan Yao Sheng and Tan Suefay-Goh were under the guidance of academic advisor Dr. Bridgid Chin Lai Fui of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Curtin Sarawak’s Faculty of Engineering and Science.  The Curtin Sarawak team advanced to the finals following a good showing in the essay-writing assessment round in which teams had to write essays using their own ideas combined with scientific information on the theme ‘Potency of Coal in Substituting Chemical Industry Feedstock’.

Further information: Media Release 2016

 

 

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