Eight UTAR students won awards at 2021 IEEE Malaysia FYP Competition

Seven students from UTAR Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES), namely Pon Chee Hoe, Leong Voon Teng, Tan Jiun Ian, Previnkumar Sivalingam, Wong Chun Yoong, Gam Li Juen and Too Yuen Ning and one student from the Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology (FEGT), Christopher Chua Heng Zhe beamed with joy after winning awards at the 2021 IEEE Malaysia Final Year Project (FYP) Competition.

The 2021 IEEE Malaysia Final Year Project (FYP) Competition was once again organised by IEEE Malaysia for the year 2021. There were 22 sponsored tracks and each sponsored track was backed by a Malaysian IEEE technical chapter. The technical chapters facilitated the evaluation process and determined the winner for each track. Furthermore, they also sponsored the cash prize for the winners.

The champion received RM200, a plaque and a certificate of achievement; the first runner-up received RM120, a plaque and a certificate of achievement and the second runner-up received RM80, a plaque, and a certificate of achievement.

The winning list of the eight UTAR students is as follows:

Track Name


Winners’ Name


FYP Title

Track 01 : Antennas & Propagation / Microwave Theory & Technique / Electromagnetic Compatibility


Technical Partner: Antennas & Propagation / Microwave Theory & Technique / Electromagnetic Compatibility Joint Chapter (AP/MTT/EMC)


Sponsored by: IEEE AP/MTT/EMC Joint Chapter


Christopher Chua Heng Zhe 


Design of a Security Lock using S-Shaped Split Ring Resonators (S-SRR)

Second Runner-up

Tan Jiun Ian


Design of Compact Metal-Mountable UHF RFID Tag Antenna

Track 09: Electronics Packaging


Technical Partner: Electronics Packaging Society (EPS)


Sponsored by: IEEE Electronics Packaging Society Malaysia Chapter

First Runner-up

Pon Chee Hoe


Microstructure and Microhardness of Sn-Ag-Cu containing Pt

Second Runner-up

Previnkumar Sivalingam


Experimental Investigation on Melting Temperature, Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Sn58bi/Cu Solder Alloy Reinforced with 1%, 2% and 3% Zirconia Nanoparticles

Track 12: Underwater Technology and Oceanic Engineering


Technical Partner: Oceanic Engineering Society (OES)


Sponsored by: IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society Malaysia Chapter

First Runner-up

Leong Voon Teng


Biopolymer Base Microcapsule for Water Remediation

Second Runner-up

Wong Chun Yoong


Synthesis Of Polymer Coated Iron Oxide Microcapsule for the Removal of E. Coli

Track 19: Women Innovator Award


Technical Partner: Women in Engineering Affinity Group (WIE)


Sponsored by: IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group Malaysia

Second Runner-up

Gam Li Juen


Development of Construction Noises Prediction Method Using Linear Support Vector Regression Model

Track 21: IET Innovation Track


Technical Partner: IET Malaysia Network (IET)


Sponsored by: IET Malaysia Network

Second Runner-up

Too Yuen Ning


Study of Nanoparticles Assisted Solar Distillation


Congratulations to the eight UTAR students

IEEE Malaysia Final Year Project (FYP) Competition is open to all undergraduate students in any Malaysian Institution of Higher Learning (government and private) who are currently undertaking their Final Year Project or have just completed their Final Year Project in 2021. Participants need to submit two items, first, a poster of their Final Year Project and second, a one-page abstract in soft copy that explains their Final Year Project.

LKC FES and FEGT appreciates all those who have contributed to this competition, congratulates all winners, and looks forward to the next competition in 2022.

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