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ION2 Hosts Significant Research Collaboration Meeting with University of Hertfordshire, UK

SERDANG, 17 April -  ION2 became a host for a visit cum research collaboration meeting from the University of Hertfordshire (UH) , United Kingdom.  The distinguished representative from the Office of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire, Prof. Dr. John Senior, graced the event with his presence, signifying the depth of commitment to research collaboration between institutions.

Leading the delegation from ION2 was ION2 Director, Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Suraya Abdul Rashid, accompanied by the heads of laboratories, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mas Jaffri Masarudin and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yap Wing Fen. Besides ION2, researchers from the Institute of Mathematical Research (INSPEM), Wireless and Photonics Networks Research Centre (WiPNET), and International Institute of Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (i-AQUAS) also participated in the momentous meeting, including Prof. Ir. Dr. Aduwati Sali, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Syamsuri Yaakob, Dr. Chong Chou Min, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sharifah Kartini Said Hussein, Dr. Nurisya Mohd Shah, and others.

The primary objective of this gathering was to foster robust research collaborations between UH and UPM across diverse fields such as medicine, carbon-based nanomaterials, energy solutions, sensor technologies, electronic devices, artificial intelligence in health surveillance, mathematical physics, quantum information, and more.

In addition, the meeting served as a strategic platform to lay the groundwork for future funding applications through international grants. Recognizing the pivotal role of funding in driving impactful research initiatives, both institutions emphasized the critical need for sustained financial support to propel their joint endeavours forward.

The meeting concluded on a resoundingly positive note, with several potential research avenues identified for future collaboration.


Written by:

Dr. Siti Zulaika Razali
Research Officer, NPTL

Date of Input: 26/04/2024 | Updated: 26/04/2024 | roslina_ar


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