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.
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 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.
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.
Making 4.0 is going to be present on Erasmus Days 2020 Oct 15th-17th with presentation of the Joint Curriculum of the Master Degree of Advanced Technologies and Innovation for Wood-Based Industry through an interactive info-graphic with all Master´s courses.
Project paper entitled “The Challenges of Developing a Validation Protocol for the New Curriculum of Making 4.0: Between Malaysian and European Education Systems” has just been published in International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 14 (5), pp. 767-786.
10.08.2020 was conducted Making4.0 Malaysian Partners Meeting
Agenda of the meeting:
1) Curriculum Development
2) WP & Dissemination
3) Equipment Acquisition
4) Validation & Survey
5) Other actions
Online- MS Teams June 15th-16h 2020
8:30-12:30 Europe 15:30-18:30 Malaysia
4th Meeting of our Erasmus Project Making 4.0 was held online from 15th June to 16th June 2020 beginning at 3:30 Malaysian time. This meeting is supposed to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany. Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, this meeting was held online via MS Teams. Two participants from all partner members can attend the meeting. After greeting by coordinator Victoria Bueno from UPCT, following topics were discussed:
– Project progress and workplan overview
– Overview of work progress for WP3
– Quality assurance
– Dissemination and Exploitation
Apart from that, current situation of pandemic in EU and Malaysia and supposed actions were discussed and wrapped up in current workplan