MoU with Pestech International Berhad

Prof Chuah (left) and Ir Paul exchanging the MoU 

UTAR and Pestech International Berhad officially signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at UTAR Sungai Long Campus on 13 September 2017.

Signing on behalf of UTAR was its President Ir Prof Academician Dato’ Dr Chuah Hean Teik witnessed by the Vice President for R&D and Commercialisation Prof Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei while Pestech was represented by its Executive Director and Group CEO Ir Paul Lim Pay Chuan witnessed by Pestech General Manager Paismanathan Govindasamy. 

Present at the signing ceremony were Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) Dean Prof Ir Dr Goi Bok Min, LKC FES Deputy Dean for Student Development and Industrial Training Assoc Prof Dr Lai Soon Onn, LKC FES Head for Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department Assoc Prof Dr Chang Yoong Choon, LKC FES Chairperson for Railway Infrastructure and Engineering Centre Prof Dr Andy Chit Tan, Assoc Prof Dr Stella Morris, Prof Ir Dr Lim Yun Seng, Dr Wong JianHui, Dr Tey Jing Yuen and Dr Chua Kein Huat. Representing Pestech were its Corporate Affairs Charles Tan and Corporate Strategy Office Senior Manager Wong Siaw Yan.

The MoU aimed to promote joint efforts in research, development and commercialisation and to engage UTAR in the joint development of High Fidelity Power Plant Simulation tools. Apart from that, this MoU facilitates the industrial study visits and industrial placements for UTAR students.

Prof Chuah said, “We welcome such opportunity to participate in the Industrial Collaboration Programme (ICP) implemented by the Technology Depository Agency along with Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) to contribute further development which would benefit the society. This MoU will provide our students with a great opportunity for internships and exposure among Pestech’s wide network, also train and produce students who can be competent in the business segment of power generation and rail electrification.”

“We are proud to collaborate with UTAR and look forward to expanding knowledge in the region while at the same time to discover new technology and overcome the challenges ahead to deliver the best to the society. This MoU is just a start as we continue to flourish for the betterment of the future,” said Ir Paul.

A photography session was followed after the signing ceremony before the event adjourned.

From Left: Prof Lim, Prof Andy, Dr Chang, Dr Lai, Prof Goi, Prof Lee, Prof Chuah, Ir Paul, Paismanathan, Dr Chua, Dr Tey, Dr Wong, Dr Stella, Wong and Tan 

 Prof Chuah presenting the token of appreciation to Ir Paul

Wholly owned by UTAR Education Foundation Co. No. 578227-M        LEGAL STATEMENT   TERM OF USAGE   PRIVACY NOTICE