Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) is highly delighted to win the Gold and Silver Awards in this year’s prestigious International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (I-ENVEX 2014) organized by Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP). The event was held from 11th to 13th April 2014. This success is another milestone for IUKL in its journey towards reaching excellence in innovation and invention activities.
The objective for IUKL to participate in the i-ENVEX 2014 was to showcase the creativity, knowledge and research skills of its students and staff in creating innovations and inventions that will benefit the society, improve the quality of life and enhance the socio economic well-being of the nation. The products that have been chosen to compete at i-ENVEX 2014 were The Robustness of SteFib Column led by Dr. Nurharniza Abdul Rahman and Reuse of Sugarcane Bagasse as Biosorbent by Mr. Wai Kien Tat.
The Robustness of SteFib Column received a Gold Award in the category of Building, Construction & Materials while Reuse of Sugarcane Bagasse as Biosorbent received a Silver Award in Agriculture & Environment and Renewable Energy category. Prior to i-ENVEX 2014 participation, both products participated in the internal competition organized by IUKL. Reuse of Sugarcane Bagasse as Biosorbent was awarded with “The Most Promising Inventor” in Infrastructure University Innovation and Invention Competition (IUIIC2012). The Robustness of SteFib Column secured Silver Award at IUIIC2013. We are very pleased that we won the Gold and Silver Awards at i-ENVEX 2014 as it re-affirms the quality of the research products by our young researchers.