KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 (Bernama) -- Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) won a total of four gold, four silver and one bronze medals in the Innova Eureka Exhibition through its eight research projects submitted in a recent exhibition held in Brussels.
This was the university's first participation in the Innova Eureka Exhibition, UTP said in a statement, adding that it was among the 11 Malaysian universities that took part in the exhibition on Nov 22-25.
Prof. P.A. Venkatachalam won two gold medals for Telehealthcare: Efficient Medical Compression Scheme and Moving Vehicle Safety Controller inventions.
Mohd Tazli Azizan won gold for his works on biodiesel production Malaysian's rubber seeds: in-situ transesterification and silver for bioalcohol synthesis from palm-based material.
Assoc Prof Dr Shamsul Rahman M. Kutty won gold and silver for his works on heavy metals removal using GWS (ground water sludge) and recycled sludge coagulants respectively.
Two silver medals were awarded to Dr Vijanth Sagayan Asirvadam for his inventions on analyzing ECG (Cardiac Signal) using 2D-grayscale while a bronze medal went to Mohd Fakhizan Romlie for his effort in coming up with motorcycle parking security system.
All the winners are lecturers from UTP.