FYP poster competition

Special guests, judges, and award recipients

The Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) Final Year Project (FYP) Committee organised a FYP poster competition on 12 April 2017 at Sungai Long Campus. The competition aimed to cultivate creativity, problem solving skills and research interest among LKC FES students that would benefit the society.

“As a university which constantly pursues research and educational excellence, we hope this competition will further encourage the students to actively conduct research that will prove to be valuable in their studies and future careers,” said LKC FES Dean Prof Ir Dr Goi Bok Min.

“The real warriors of this competition are our beloved participants as they have put much effort into their work, and I would like to sincerely thank everyone for making this event successful,” said LKC FES FYP Committee Chairperson Assoc Prof Dr Stella Morris.

The posters were categorised under six tracks namely, Sustainable Development and Green Technology, Social Studies and Project Management, Software Design and Prototypes, Theoretical or Experimental Sciences, Applied Mathematics, Process Automation and Simulation, and Applied Engineering. Two prizes were awarded for each track, a champion and a 1st Runner-up.                                                 

Each champion and the 1st Runner-up went home with a cash prize of RM250 and RM150 respectively, as well as a trophy and a certificate. Also, the most liked poster on Facebook was awarded a cash prize of RM250, a trophy and a certificate. 

Track 1 Champion Judson (left) with guest judge Ir Low Chew Eow

Track 2 Champion Chong Set Li (left) with United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) Group CEO and guest judge Datuk Charlie Chia Lui Meng

Track 3 Champion Lim See Yin (left) with guest judge Dr Mohammad Mohboubian (right)

Track 1 and Track 6 Champions Judson Lim Meng Hooi and Tan Wen Jia said that the competition helped them to improve their presentation skills, confidence and polished their communication skills, as well as their analytical and critical thinking.

Track 4 Champion Anil Dhirendra (left) with guest judge Mr. Kang Kim Ang (right)

Track 5 Champion Kelvin Yik Chu How (left) with external judge Phua Lee Kerk (right)

Track 6 Champion Tan Wen Jia (left) with LKC FES Deputy Dean (R&D and Postgraduate Programmes) Dr. Yong Thian Khok (right)

As for Track 2 and Track 5 Champions Chong Set Li and Kelvin Yik Chu How, the competition helped them to enhance their presentation skills, understand the project’s weaknesses and learn to overcome it in the future.

The event was sponsored by Sricool Engineering Sdn Bhd.

The complete list of the winners and their posters:

Track 1: Sustainable Development and Green Technology

  1. Champion: Judson Lim Meng Hooi, “Effect of Inorganic Loading on the Performance of SPEEK/SiO2/SiWA as a Proton Exchange Membrane”
  2. 1st Runner-up: Kelly Kwan Jia Yi, “Leachability of Copper in Cement using Whole Block Leaching”.

Track 2: Social Studies and Project Management

  1. Champion: Chong Set Li, “Post Occupancy Evaluation on Indoor Environment Quality Assessment: A case study of Mary Kuok Pick Hoo Library”
  2. 1st Runner-up: Angel Ding Sie Kah, “A Study of Domestic Subcontracting Practices in Malaysian Construction Industry”

Track 3: Software Design and Prototypes

  1. Champion: Lim See Yin, “A Brain-Computer Interface System to Operate a Cursor on a Computer Screen”
  2. 1st Runner-up: Lui Cai An, “Traffic Scene Anomaly Detection”

Track 4: Theoretical or Experimental Sciences

  1. Champion: Anil Dhirendra, “Study on the Effect of Addictive to the Performance of DSSC”
  2. 1st Runner-up: Lim Dao Yong, “Shear Strength of Bio-Mediated Soil”

Track 5: Applied Mathematics, Process Automation and Simulation

  1. Champion: Kelvin Yik Chu How, “Sustainability Business Decision Making Framework for Optimal Green Product Design in Integrated Biorefinery”
  2. 1st Runner-up: Danny Chin Wei Kit, “Conversion from Napier Grass to Transportation Fuel: Chemical Extraction Parameters Study”

Track 6: Applied Engineering

  1. Champion: Tan Wen Jia, “Financial Losses of Different Inundations at Pahang River Basin due to Future Climate Change Scenarios”
  2. 1st Runner-up: Eric Chua Shi Khang, “Portable Surgical Bag Pack”

Most Liked Poster:

  1. Chong Si Ying, “Structural Optimisation on Prototype Electric Vehicle”

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