IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference 2018, Dec 2018

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Sharing Session on Applying Industrial Research Grants at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

On the 28th October 2018, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FKM), UiTM Shah Alam hosted a sharing session of writing industrial research grant, at ISO Room, Level 10, FKM. Our Deputy Director, Dr. Idnin Pasya was invited as the speaker, shared some tips on how to write a successful research proposal for CREST grant. Together speaking in the event was Dr. David from Institue of Research Management and Innovation (IRMI), UiTM. Million thanks to FKM for inviting us and arranging this event.




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.