MoU with the Association of Energy Engineers Malaysia Chapter

Prof Dato’ Ewe and Mr Man (right) with the signed MoU

The signing ceremony of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between UTAR and the Association of Energy Engineers Malaysia Chapter was held on 19 January 2024 at Sungai Long Campus. The signatories were UTAR President Ir Prof Dato’ Dr Ewe Hong Tat and Association of Energy Engineers Malaysia Chapter President Mr Man Kim Toong. Witnessing the signing ceremony were UTAR Vice President for Internationalisation and Academic Development Ir Prof Dr Goi Bok Min and Association of Energy Engineers Malaysia Chapter Secretary Mr Lai Fook Siang.

The MoU aimed to foster collaborative research in sustainable energy practices and solutions, knowledge exchange, joint development, and educational initiatives, including staff exchanges, industrial study visits and industrial placement for students.

Prof Dato’ Ewe said, “One of the pivotal aspects of this collaboration is the commitment to strengthen the bond between industry and academia. We recognise the vital role that such partnerships play in fostering innovation and bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world application. By working hand in hand with the AEE Malaysia Chapter, we aim to create a synergy that benefits not only our academic community but also the energy industry at large.”

Mr Man said, “AEE Malaysia Chapter aims to advance energy engineering and promote sustainable practices in Malaysia through education, collaboration and advocacy. We are delighted to be partnering with UTAR in fostering innovation and knowledge exchange in the energy sector to create a sustainable future.”

Representing the AEE Malaysia Chapter were its Vice President Mr Tan Lim Soon Fu, and committee members Mr Terie Leong, Mr Gokulakiran Sannasy, and Mr Mohd Fadzil Rahman. Also present at the MoU signing ceremony were Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) Dean Prof Ts Dr Yap Wun She, LKC FES Deputy Dean for Student Development and Industrial Training Assoc Prof Ts Dr Lee Kim Yee, Centre for Railway Infrastructure and Engineering Chairperson Assoc Prof Ir Dr Chua Kein Huat, Office of International of Affairs (OIA) Director Assoc Prof Dr Lai Soon Onn and Centre for Corporate and Community Development Director Ms Lim Guat Yen.


Prof Dato’ Ewe and Mr Man (right) exchanging tokens of appreciation

Group photo among UTAR and AEE Malaysia Chapter representatives

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