MICC 2017 YSN-ASM Young Investigator Award
Congratulations to Hanisah Mohd Zali, a PhD candidate under supervision of Dr. Idnin Pasya (MRI) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Tarmizi Ali (ARC, FKE) for winning the Young Scientist Network (YSN) - Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) Young Investigator Award in 2017 IEEE 13th Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC 2017), held on 28th and 30th of November 2017, in Johor Bahru. Hanisah presented a paper entitled "Measurement of Wideband Microstrip Underwater Antenna Performance with Buffer Layer Structure". The conference is technically sponsored and organized by the IEEE Malaysia Communication Society & Vehicular Technology Society Joint Chapter.
Vectolab-MRI won 1st Runner-up at Maxis IoT Challenge 2019
Alhamdulilah. Vectolabs-MRI team won the 1st runner up (2nd place) in the Maxis IoT competition on 21st August 2019, held in Cyberjaya. MRI was represented by Dr. Khairul Khaizi, whom collaborated with Vectolabs to develop a smart street light system which automatically detects road users including vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians. Below are the details of the project and the prize won:
- Award: 1st Runner-up
- Category: Smart Cities - Traffic monitoring & management
- Description: Smart road user detection to detect even cyclists and motorcyclists for safer roads, and links to smart street lights to enable greater road safety when users are present.
- Prize: RM10,000 & 3 months complimentary membership with Co-labs co-working space
Our heartful thanks to Vectolab team for willing to collaborate with MRI in the development of the prototype. We look forward to continue the collaboration for further development and commercialization with Vectolabs.