Continental Tyre (M) Sdn. Bhd Visit to Institute of Advanced Technology, UPM
On 8th June 2017, Material Processing and Technology Lab (MPTL) received visitors from Continental (M) Sdn. Bhd., a tyre manufacturer company based in Petaling Jaya, Selangor. They were represented by Group Leader, Ms. Chai Fei Chin and Senior Chemist, Ms. Jannah Jaafar Sidek of Material and Simulative Evaluation Department. They were welcomed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suraya Abdul Rashid as the Head of MPTL, Research Officers, Mohd Ali Mat Nong and Juraina Md Yusof and Science Officer, Roslina Abdul Rashid. During the meeting which was held at ITMA Seminar Room, each party introduced each other on their nature of business and current research and development areas they are working on. A brief discussion on future collaboration in related areas between researchers in ITMA and Continental was brought up which was a good start for academia-industry linkages initiative. Finally, the visitors were led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suraya Abdul Rashid to a visit MPTL’s laboratory, and several other laboratories in ITMA that housed cutting edged equipment such as Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM) and Raman Spectroscopy.
Continental Tyre (M) Sdn. Bhd 2nd Visit to Institute of Advanced Technology, UPM
Material Processing and Technology Lab (MPTL) received a second visit from Continental (M) Sdn. Bhd., a succession from the last academia-industrial meeting which took place also at ITMA’s Meeting Room on 17th July 2017. This time, Continental was led by General Manager, Mr. Jonathan Lim Shiang Chin, Human Relations Manager, Ms Lei A. Datuin, Ms. Candice Ng Wen Wei, Ms. Jannah Jaafar Sidek and Ms. Chai Fei Chin. Meanwhile, MPTL were represented by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suraya Abdul Rashid as the Head of Lab, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Amran Mohd Salleh as Head of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department (KKA), Faculty of Engineering together with MPTL’s Research Officers. A proper introduction and presentation on each other business were held followed by a motion to include KKA in this particular research partnership. The meeting moved a step further by discussing in depth on the potential areas of collaboration, scope of memorandum of understanding and student/trainee exchange. Overall, MPTL and Continental had come to a term in drafting a suitable MoU to realize their collaborations in research and development that might benefit both parties accordingly. The delegations were brought to the Faculty of Engineering to visit the cutting edge facilities in KKA laboratories.
Date of Input: 14/09/2017 | Updated: 14/09/2017 | marzieana
Institute of Advanced Technology,
Universiti Putra Malaysia,
Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia