SERDANG, July 2022 - The Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ION2), UPM received a visit from two staff members of the Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Brawijaya (UB), Indonesia, through the Staff Mobility Program for four days starting Monday, July 12, 2022, to Saturday, July 16, 2022.
During the program, mobility participants had the opportunity to hold several discussion sessions with researchers, be introduced to some related facilities available in several institutes and faculties, as well as tours around UPM. Prof. Dr. Mohd Zobir Hussein, a Research Fellow at ION2 is also the advisor of this Mobility Program together with the Head of the Program, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Che Azurahanim Che Abdullah has organized activity schedules to meet the needs of the parties involved.
Among the activities carried out in this program were visits to the CANRES Laboratory, the Institute of Biosciences (IBS), and the Research Laboratory of the Faculty of Science, UPM. The visit, accompanied by ION2 Research Officer, Dr. Ismayadi Ismail, and Puan Rosnah Nawang aims to give exposure and promotion to UB participants regarding the latest research facilities and projects available at UPM. In addition, mobility participants also took the opportunity to carry out the sample analysis brought from UB with the guidance of the person in charge. Among the equipment are X-ray Diffractometer (XRD), Nano-sizer, High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope (HRTEM), and several other equipments.
At the end of the program, both participants from UB, Dr. Ratih Pusporini and Dr. Diena Fuadiyah agreed that the first visit was effective and opened up other opportunities for bilateral cooperation both in the field of research and also in commercialization in the future. "We greatly appreciate the excellent service and facilities provided throughout our stay here, hopefully, such programs will be held often in the future" added Dr. Ratih at the end of the meeting before they left for home.
Dr. Mohd Hafizuddin Ab Ghani
Research Officer, NSCL
Date of Input: 26/07/2022 | Updated: 26/07/2022 | roslina_ar
Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,
Universiti Putra Malaysia,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia