The three-day event was memorable for IUKL as both teams won Silver and Bronze medals along with certificates of appreciation hence marking another achievement for IUKL. The team that brought home the Silver medal comprise Mr. Mohd Sofiyan Sulaiman and Ms. Nik Nuraini Azhari; lecturers from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology Infrastructure and their product is, ‘The Use of Image Processing Technique to Characterize Grain Size Distribution’ which is important in fluvial research to obtain grain size distribution.
The Bronze medal team was represented by Ir. Tengku Anita Raja Hussin, a lecturer, and students, Nurul Amanina Baharim, and Thanendran Subramaniam; all from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology Infrastructure. Their product is the ‘Dowel Connection in Glulam Timber’. This was a study on the maximum pull-out strength and stress of glued-in-timber connection.
The International Invention and Innovation Exhibition (ITEX) is an annual invention exhibition which gathers prolific inventors, key local and international players from the invention and innovation, research and development, manufacturing, financing and legal sectors specifically to explore new business ventures and to unveil new inventions or products. Approximately 114 participants from various institutions and organisations participated in the exhibition.
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