UniKL MFI team successfully bagged a gold medal at the National Innovation and Invention Competition through Exhibition 2015 (iCompEx'15) which was held at Politeknik Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah (POLIMAS) between 24th March 2015 and 26th March 2015.
iCompEx'15 significantly attracted 768 entries which involved around 3,800 participants across Malaysia. This event has also created a new record in Malaysia Book of Records as the Largest Participation in an Innovation and Invention Competition. iCompEx'15 participants consisted of staff and students of polytechnics, community colleges, public and private institutions of higher learning, primary and secondary schools as well as government and private agencies.
Two major competitions took place during this event i.e presentation of research papers and innovation posters; and innovation projects competition or exhibition.
For this event, 8 categories were introduced to the contestants. UniKL MFI team participated in Category B which fell under the Machine, Equipment and Manufacturing Process category, competing with other 117 participants. UniKL MFI team comprised the following:
Invention / Product : Door-buck Installation System
Door-buck Installation System (DIS) is a tool or apparatus that eases a carpenter's task in holding a door while installing hinges to the door frame. With DIS, an individual will easily transfer a door from one place to another safely.
Supervisors : 1) Mohamad Yazman Yaakub, Fabrication & Joining Section (FJ)
2) Mohamad Juraidi Jamal, Mechanical & Manufacturing Section (MM)
Students : 1) Khairunisa Bin Kamarudin, DET - Metal Fabrication (MFT)
2) Mokharuladzmeer Bin Mohd @ Mohammad, DET - MFT
This brilliant achievement has inspired the team to embark on more competitions. Soon, they will be participating in the next Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition (iidex2015), an annual International Exhibition and Competition organised by Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) from 27 to 30th April 2015.
Congratulations to UniKL MFI team & Good Luck!!