e-PUTRA Newsletter Issue 22 | July 2017 |

Minister handed over UPM’s “E-Cutter” to FELDA settlers

The E-Cutter is the latest innovation in electric-pruning machines that combines the concept of electrical and mechanical power drives to operate the chisel and sickle at the end of a composite pole. Read More

UPM is ranked the 15th in the QS TOP 50 Under 50 world ranking

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is ranked the 15th world's best and the first in the country in the 'QS Top 50 under 50' ranking this year organised by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Up two places from the 17th position last year, UPM repeated its achievement as the best university under 50 years old in Malaysia since last year. UPM is also ranked as the seventh best university in Asia and the second best in ASEAN. Read More

Jun Hoong Heartily Welcomed By UPM Staff and Students at KLIA

Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, UPM student, Cheong Jun Hoong who won the 10-metre platform event in the 2017 FINA World Aquatic Championship in Budapest, Hungary recently was welcomed by UPM staff and students at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Read More

Promotion of Malaysian Heritage Cuisine at the Ritz-Carlton, Berlin

During the three-day programme, Ritz-Carlton offered three different themes, namely Business Lunch, Malaysian BBQ and Street Food Market. Among the dishes served were Rendang Sirloin, Rojak Penang, Sweet and Sour Prawn, Tomato Rice, Roti Jala and Lontong. Read More

UPM – Japan Embassy Organizes ‘Kimono Demonstration’

The program was one of the events in conjunction with the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of Japan-Malaysia Diplomatic Relations. Read More

UPM wins back-to-back titles in National Intellectual Property

UPM received a cash prize of RM30,000, a championship trophy, an accompanying trophy, and a certificate of appreciation from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysian (MyIPO). This is the 5th win for UPM which has dominated the category since 2008. Other than that, UPM also bagged a gold for the “Patent” Category for innovating an Additive for Edible Oil Composition. The research was spearheaded by Prof. Dr. Suhaila Mohamed from the Bioscience Institute of UPM who won a cash prize of RM10, 000, a trophy and a certificate of participation. Read More

UPM - The Overall Champion of MASUM 2017

270 athletes represented the UPM contingent to compete in the 16 events contested. The medals won by UPM were mostly from sports events such as athletics, swimming, taekwondo, karate-do, archery and lawn bowling. Read More

Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Sapuan Received the SAE Outstanding Technical Paper Award

He received the award for his paper entitled ‘Implementation of the Expert Decision System for Environmental Assessment in Composite Materials Selection for Automotive Components’ which was published in the Journal of Cleaner Production 2015.Read More

UPM signed a memorandum of understanding with hospital consortium

UPM signed an undertaking with the Public University Teaching Hospitals Consortium (KHUAM) by the Ministry of Higher Education to ensure that the key role of the university’s teaching hospital in providing a conducive and integrated medical education can be continually realised. Read More

eDU-PARK formed collaborations to attract tourists

The education tourism programme in Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) campus, eDU-PARK, has moved forward by becoming the first university to collaborate with four travel agencies in strengthening eDU-PARK as a destination for local and international tourists. Read More

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1-3 August 2017 - 2nd International Anatomical and Biomedical Scientific Conference (IABS) 2017

4-5 August 2017 - 9th National Clinical Immunology Symposium ( NACLIS 9 2017 )

21-23 August 2017 - The 3rd International Conference on Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources 2017 (FANRes2017)

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