New publication in Asia Pacific Journal of Educators and Education

Abidin, S. Z., Bahari, S. A., Ibrahim, A., Ghazali, A. E. M., Ahmad, M. A., Mujir, M. S., Delgado, M. V. B., Zbiec, M., Garrido, J., Ortega, J. J., Gómez, M. V. G., Ratnasingam, J., Hashim, R., Zakaria, S., & Amin, M. N. Z. M. (2021). Analysing the Malaysian Higher Education training offer for furniture design and woodworking industry 4.0 as an input towards joint curriculum validation protocol. Asia Pacific Journal of Educators and Education, 36(1), 1–24.

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Making 4.0 on Meeting of Women of the Furniture Industry

Making 4.0 was present on Meeting of Women of the Furniture Industry
Meeting held in Poznan MTP Garden City, Poland, Sept 16th 10-18, under the topic of “Personal Brand – key to success”
On the gathering main point was personal brand building workshop, with presentations of success stories.

Making 4.0 on Furniture Congress on International Trade Fair Drema in Poznan

DREMA International Trade Fair of Machines, Tools and Components for the Wood and Furniture Industries is a one of the biggest Trade Fair of Wood industry in the EU.

Making 4.0, on Sept 15th, the second day of the DREMA fair, was present at the VI National Furniture Congress “Polish Furniture – Competitive Poland” organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Furniture Manufacturers in cooperation with the MTP Group and Promedia. This year’s motto of the congress was: “DECADE OF CHALLENGES FOR THE POLISH FURNITURE INDUSTRY”.

Prof. Dr. Chin-hua Chia has been promoted to full professor at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Chin-hua Chia with UKM’s Vice Chancellor. Prof. Dato’ Ts. Dr. Mohd Ekhwan Hj. Toriman during the ceremony

Prof. Dr. Chin-hua Chia has been promoted to full professor in Mac 2021 at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. His research focuses on metallic nanomaterials synthesis, with a particular emphasis on the structure control to tailor the properties of the materials in determining their performances for different applications, including wastewater treatment, supercapacitor, and hydrogen production.

Promotion to Professor position for Dr. Shahriman Zainal Abidin

Congratulations to Professor Dr. Shahriman Zainal Abidin for his promotion to the post of Professor – Special Grade C (VK7) in the field of Industrial Design effective from 15 April 2021. The promotion letter was presented by the Acting Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Professor Dr. Roziah Mohd Janor in her office at the Canseleri Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Building, UiTM Shah Alam in Malaysia.

The 5th meeting online of MAKING 4.0

The online 5th meeting of MAKING 4.0 project which was hosted by Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT), Spain, was organized in two days, 30th Nov- 1st Dec 2020, using MSTeams. The fifth meeting of MAKING 4.0 project was composed of a set of online presentations and discussions, focused on the project execution progress. They were leaded by the European and Malaysian partners, with the UPCT support. Most important topics were current state of course development and planning of the pilot course and its learning outcomes evaluation.

5th National Furniture Congress in Poznan PL

On Sept 16th 2020, Making4.0 participated in the 5th National Furniture Congress, organized by the Polish Chamber of Furniture Manufacturers in cooperation with Intenational Trade Fair in Poznan
This event has become a permanent feature of the Polish furniture industry. This year it was the first opportunity to meet and talk together in the new reality in which we live and which we have to face.