ITEX 2019

Researchers of Monash University Malaysia

ITEX 2019 was organised by the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS) on 2 - 4 May 2019 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC). The primary objective of this exhibition is to cultivate the ability to think critically - a quality separating innovators from followers. Awards were conferred to inventions that were judged based on the following criteria: novelty; inventiveness; usefulness and application; presentation and demonstration; market and commercial potential; and environmental friendliness.

The School of Engineering research teams won the following awards at ITEX 2019:

Asian Invention Excellence Award 2019

This prestigious Award was conferred to the top rated invention during ITEX 2019.

World's First Compact Photolithography Equipment to Manufacture Electronic Chips

Associate Professor N. Ramakrishnan (PL), Dr Lee Neam Heng, Tay Jian Zhen & Howgen Pratama Kesuma

Gold Award

World's First Compact Photolithography Equipment to Manufacture Electronic Chips

Associate Professor N. Ramakrishnan (PL), Dr Lee Neam Heng, Tay Jian Zhen & Howgen Pratama Kesuma

World's First UV Dependent Piezo Capacitor:  An Electronic Component Suitable for Wearable UV Sensing Applications

Associate Professor N. Ramakrishnan (PL), Yun Mun Lim, Dr Mohammad Ali Mohammad Zadeh Kashan, Dr Tridib Saha, Seydiren Seeneevassen, Dr Ajay Achath Mohanan & Tharmaa Varatharaja

Silver Award

Robotic Indoor guide for Vision-impaired Persons

Dr Patrick Ho Wan Chuan (PL), Ir. Dr Joanne Lim Mun Yee, Ricky Sutopo, Pong Loong Yeat, Claire Jewel Wong Mae Mae, Calvin Low Fu Yuan & Soo Kuo Yi

A complete solution to resolve stability issue of thermophilic anaerobic digesters for palm oil mill effluent treatment (POME)

Associate Professor Poh Phaik Eong (PL), Dr Tan Hui Min, Sabeeha Nushrat Bibi Aisha Khadaroo & Dr Darwin Gouwanda

Light-Driven Visual Inspection System

Associate Professor Vineetha Kalavally (PL), Associate Professor Kuang Ye Chow, Sanush Khyle Abeysekera, Associate Professor Melanie Ooi Po-Leen, Luvin Munish Ragoo & Maria Natividad Tejada Casado

Congratulations again for the excellent work, Engineering Researchers!