Visit by Dialog Corporate Sdn Bhd

From left: Dr Gobi, Dr Yap, Prof Goi, Ms Ooi, Ir Chan, Prof Ewe, Tan Sri Ngau, Prof Ng, Dr Lai, Dr Ling, Ms Soo and Dr Leong

A group of delegates from Dialog Corporate Sdn Bhd paid a visit to Sungai Long Campus on 27 May 2022. The delegates consisted of Dialog Group Berhad Executive Chairman Tan Sri Dr Ngau Boon Keat, Dialog Group Berhad Executive Deputy Chairman Ir Chan Yew Kai, Dialog Group Berhad Petrochemicals Business Director Soo Siew Yee and Dialog Group Berhad Petrochemicals Senior Project Engineer Ooi San Nee.

Welcoming the delegates on behalf of UTAR were its President Ir Prof Dr Ewe Hong Tat, Vice President for Internationalisation and Academic Development Ir Prof Dr Goi Bok Min, Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology (FEGT) Dean Ir Prof Dr Ng Choon Aun, Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) Dean Assoc Prof Ts Dr Yap Wun She, LKC FES Deputy Dean for R&D and Postgraduate Programmes Dr Ling Lloyd, FEGT Deputy Dean for Academic Development and Undergraduate Programmes Assoc Prof Ir Ts Dr Leong Kah Hon, FEGT PhD (Engineering) Head of Programme Dr Gobi Kanadasan and Division of Community and International Networking Director Assoc Prof Dr Lai Soon Oon.  

FEGT Department of Petrochemical Engineering Head Dr Mathialagan Muniyadi and FEGT academics from Kampar Campus, namely Assoc Prof Dr Yamuna Munusamy, Dr Leong Siew Yoong and Dr Yeoh Wei Ming joined the meeting via Microsoft Teams.

From left: Prof Ewe and Tan Sri Ngau

The visit aimed to build rapport and promote mutual understanding between UTAR and Dialog Corporate Sdn Bhd. It also aimed to discuss opportunities for future collaboration between both parties.

The meeting commenced with the presentation of the UTAR corporate video to enhance the delegates’ understanding of the overall development of the University. A presentation session was also held. It saw Prof Ng and Dr Yap sharing detailed information about FEGT and LKC FES respectively.

From left: Prof Ng and Dr Yap

Moreover, an in-depth discussion was carried out between the two parties regarding possible collaborations which included setting up of research laboratory, internships and recruitments for UTAR students as well as joint research in the area of petrochemical, green technology, recycling of waste and recycling of plastics.

The event ended with a souvenir presentation, followed by a campus tour led by Prof Ewe and Prof Goi.

From left: Prof Ewe presenting souvenirs to Tan Sri Ngau

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