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Team Monash 2 crowned 2014 Best Malaysian Team Award

25 November 2014

Shell Malaysia yesterday crowned Team Monash 2 from Monash University, Malaysia as the Best Malaysian Team for the 2014 Shell Eco-marathon Asia. The team brought home RM10,000 cash prize and a challenge trophy.


Tridib Saha Represents Engineering in 3MT Finals

25 November 2014

Engineering HDR student, Mr. Tridib Saha has made his way into the top 10 finalist of 3 minutes thesis competition in Australia.


Engineering and IT Celebrates the Festival of Lights

29 October 2014

School of Engineering and School of IT staff had a joint-celebration of Deepavali, one of the most colourful, sacred and loveliest festivals of the Hindus. The event had encouraging participation from staff from various cultural background and ethnicity.


Chemical Academic Bags IChemE Malaysia Award

27 October 2014

Chemical engineering academic, Dr Patrick Tang Siah Ying, won the Young Chemical Engineer in Academia Award at the IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) Malaysia Awards 2014.


When Age Does Not Matter

07 October 2014

He read newspapers at one and a half years old. He started his Engineering degree at 14. He loves robots. Meet Monash Malaysia student, Jeshaiah Khor.


Engineering Students Ranked 4th in 2014 Warman Design and Build Finals

02 October 2014

Monash Malaysia Engineering students ranked 4th place in this tournament, against large and reputable institutions all over Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific, including team from Clayton campus.


Towards a Low Carbon Fossil Fuels Future – Chemical Engineering: The Journey

23 September 2014

Professor Geoff Maitland, a distinguished academic of Energy Engineering at Imperial College of London, will deliver a talk on the future challenges in chemical engineering against the backdrop of depleting non-renewable energy sources.


ECSE Scholar Trumps Across All Faculties Competitors in 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

19 September 2014

Mr. Tridib Saha, recently represented School of Engineering and Monash Malaysia in the cross-campus tournament, Monash 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, and emerged as the Grand Finals winner.


Australian International Education Excellence Award for Passionate Engineering Academics

10 September 2014

School of Engineering's Dr Melanie Ooi (Senior Lecturer) and Dr Kuang Ye Chow (Associate Head of School) were recipients of the prestigious 2014 Excellence Award for Best Practice/Innovation in International Education from the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA).


Community Engagement with National and International Recognition of Monash University Malaysia’s ECSE Department

4 September 2014

ECSE academics, Prof. Joshua Li and Dr. Melanie Ooi recently gained recognition for their contribution in the research and industry.


Engineering Leadership Talk Series by Dato’ Ir Dr Khoo Ping Sen

19 August 2014

The Design And Construction Of The Prai Swing Bridge For The Electrified Double Track Project Between Ipoh And Padang Besar.


Engineering Hosts ISAFM 2014

04 August 2014

The International Symposium on Advanced Functional Materials (ISAFM) was organized by Monash University Malaysia led by Prof Soh Ai Kah and his team. The symposium, held between 1st - 2nd of August 2014, attracted participants from various different countries including China, Japan, Thailand and Australia.


Mechanical Seminars by Prof CW Lim and Prof PJ Tan

24 July 2014

Mechanical Engineering had a seminar today by two guest speakers, Prof CW Lim from City University of Hong Kong and Prof PJ Tan from University College London. The seminars were very well-received with many interesting discussion between the speakers and the audience. 


Monash Scientist works on Fault Detection in Volvo Engines

14 July 2014

Dr. Mark Ng from the Electrical and Computer Systems department in the Malaysia campus is currently in Sweden. Together with a team of scientists from Linköping University, he is developing new techniques to detect and isolate faults in Volvo car engines.


ECSE Scholar Wins the 3 Minute Thesis Competition

14 July 2014

Mr. Tridib Saha won the 3 Minute Thesis competition in June 2014. He presented his fascinating research entitled “Exploratory investigation into acoustic transducer based coupled resonator system for energy harvesting applications”.


ECSE promotes Scientific Research Nanodevices

14 July 2014

The Nanodevices and MEMs Fabrication laboratory in ECSE led by Dr. Ramakrishnan Narayanan visited the Melbourne Center of Nanofabrication (MCN) in December 2013. Together with other scientists in MCN, Mr. Tridib Saha, a PhD candidate supervised by Dr. Narayanan, fabricated new 130MHz Surface Acoustic Wave devices on lithium niobate wafers as a first step towards developing a state-of-art biosensor for medical applications. 


ECSE Collaborates with University of Warwick, U.K.

14 July 2014

A PhD candidate under the ECSE department, Mr. Dilukshan Karunatilaka, visited the Communication Systems Lab in the University of Warwick in December 2013. Mr. Karunatilaka, who is supervised by A/Prof. Rajendran Parthiban, met with Prof. Roger Green and his team in the United Kingdom to discuss an international-level research project on optical wireless communication systems.


School of Engineering researchers featured in the Daily Mail U.K.

27 June 2014

Research work by Dr Kuang Ye Chow and Dr Melanie Ooi on using image recognition tool to translate sign language into ‘readable language’ was recently featured in an article by the Daily Mail UK.


School of Engineering academic invited to serve as scientific expert abroad

19 June 2014

Professor Jussi Parkkinen, Head of Discipline for Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, was recently invited to join a PhD assessment committee at Technical University of Denmark (DTU).


The Freescale Cup: Monash wins Best Design Award

30 May 2014

The team won the Best Design award, where teams were judged on simplicity, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their designs. Congratulations to Team Raycer for the great achievement, whilst the efforts of teams Unbeat and Sonic are also to be commended.


Quest to Solve Water Scarcity

30 May 2014

A collaborative research agreement in the area of greywater treatment and reuse was signed recently, between Monash University Malaysia and Bacteria Free Water Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd (BACFREE), a design and consulting company which provides solutions to domestic, commercial and industrial water and wastewater treatment. 


Monash Chemical Engineering Team – Defending Champion of 2013-2014 IEM Chemical Engineering Design Competition

19 May 2014

Students of Monash University Malaysia (MUM) from Chemical Engineering Discipline emulated the performance of their seniors to clinch the first place in the 2nd Chemical Engineering Design Competition (2014).


Monashian attains Australia-Malaysia Scholarship

Australia-Malaysia-Scholarship4 April 2014

When Lee Siang Hin applied to Monash University Malaysia, little did he know that his worries of paying for his four-year engineering degree will be alleviated. Lee was one of two students awarded with the inaugural Australia-Malaysia ‘Towards 2020’ Undergraduate Scholarship.


Engineering Students Bagged 2 Awards at Shell Eco-Marathon 2014

Shell Eco Marathon Winners17 March 2014

A team of Monash University Malaysia engineering students, Team Monash 2, did Malaysia proud at the recent Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2014, held in Manila.


Five Monash University Malaysia researchers awarded with the Prestigious Australian Endeavour Scholarship 2014

Endeavour Awards18 February 2014

Five of the 11 Malaysia-based scholars and professionals awarded with scholarships to study in Australia, under the prestigious 2014 Australia Endeavour Awards program, were from Monash University Malaysia. 


From vaccines to make-up: Making a real change through Chemical Engineering

From Vaccines to Make-UpBy Professor Tey Beng Ti


Achieving a greater impact with engineering-related research

Engineering Related ResearchBy Prof Joshua Le Wei Li