04th April 2019
University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
15 students, 5 lecturers
A total of 5 groups of students of the Faculty of Engineering Technology (FTK), UTHM had joined a competition in Built Environment Undergraduate Research Competition (BEURC 2019) at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. This competition can highlight the potential of students through the formation and development of psychomotor skills, communication, and student self-esteem. Throughout the competition, the students had achieved 7 medals altogether (3 gold medals, 2 silver medals, and 2 special awards) through their degree thesis in. One of the student’s group leader, Syahirah Ishak and her team had received 3 medals (Gold Medal, Excellence Research Award and Outstanding Undergraduate Award) through her research entitled Development of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Waste for Sound and Thermal Properties with some assistance and guideline from their supervisor, Kamarul Aini Mohd Sari. Furthermore, there were 2 groups of students had achieved gold medal with the title of research of Development of Assessment Building Using Mobile Application at Tun Syed Nasir Residential College, UTHM and A Study on UTHM Student Consciousness About Fires in Pagoh Residential College. Meanwhile, the 2 research papers that achieved silver medals are Development of Stair and Mobility to Assist the Elderly to Climb Chairs and A Product Development on Grease Trap Kitchen Sink for Residential Use.