UTAR teams won third place in innovation and entrepreneurship competition

From left: Tan Juen Joau, Soong Shao Yuan, Yap Swee King, Lee Jiun Yih, Pang Chong Xian, Sue Jun Hong, Chen Shi Ching, UTAR Vice President for Student Development and Alumni Relations Prof Dr Choong Chee Keong and Head of Master of Information Systems Programme Dr Wong Whee Yen

Two teams from UTAR Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) achieved third place in 1st China-Malaysia Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition. The prize-giving ceremony was held in China Cultural Center, Kuala Lumpur on 23 October 2019.

The result of the two teams is as follows:


Student Name




Soong Shao Yuan

Software Engineering

3rd Prize

Tan Juen Joau

Software Engineering

Yap Swee King

Software Engineering

Pang Chong Xian

Software Engineering

Lee Jiun Yih

Software Engineering


Sue Jun Hong

Software Engineering

3rd Prize

Chen Shi Ching

Financial Mathematics


The competition was initiated by the Promotion Association of Global Youth Innovation Leaders Community (PILC). It was co-organised by the China "Internet+" College Students Innovation and Competition (International Track) and Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM), TusStar Malaysia and Malaysian National Young Graduates Co-operative. The event was supported by the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Malaysia and Malaysia-China Friendship Association, with the sponsorship by Dream Fly Education Sdn Bhd.

A total of 169 university students participated and showcased their innovation projects at the event.

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