It was my first time experience in presenting USM in academically to a symposium and luckily my group won the first prize of the category. Meeting with new friends and my old friends, it was very interesting experience.
The universities that particiate in this competition are USM, UMP, UTM, UPM, UTAR, UiTM, UKM, Cutin University Sarawak, UIA.
Source : School of Chemical Engineering Got First in NACES’ Technical PowerPoint® Presentation
The National Chemical Engineering Symposium, (NACES) is an annual event organised by the undergraduate students in Chemical Engineering in universities all over Malaysia. This year, Universiti Teknologi MARA, UiTM was chosen as the host for NACES2010 under the theme of Green Technology. On the 3rd – 5th December, 20 universities including; Universiti Malaya, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman and Universiti Sains Malaysia to name a few, were homed in the newly built UiTM Engineering Faculty as the venue for NACES2010.
During the event, four different categories were competing, apart from the daily seminars and talks on different subject areas within the scope of Green Technology. The categories included the Technical Essay Writing Competition, Technical Video Presentation, Technical PowerPoint® Presentation and Technical Plant Design Competition. Universiti Sains Malaysia’s School of Chemical Engineering went for 2 categories out of four. Raveena Chithra Vettivellu, Ahmad Naufal Suhaimi, Chong Meng Yong and Woo Siong Voon presented the Technical PowerPoint® Presentation while Pragas Perumal, Lau Yong Sheng, Uvannesan Krishnasamy and Sanmuganathan Gunasakaran presented the Technical Plant Design Project.
In the end of the competition, USM team bagged first place on the Technical PowerPoint® Presentation. It is hoped that next year’s NACES2011 in the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, USM team will again achieve another VICTORY with the motto, WE LEAD!
USM team, Raveena, Meng Yeong, Siong Voon with Advisor En Hanapiah and director of the project