Hi-Tech F4 Grant

Congratulation Dr. Syafiqah Saidin for securing RM800,000 for the Hi-Tech F4 Grant, entitled ‘Advanced Materials for Biodegradable Implant with Osseocompatibility Properties. There are 3 Projects under this one Program and she is the Project Leader for Project 3.

04 December  2022

First Winner of YPWLC 2022

Congratulation Rathosivan Gopal as Malaysia’s representative for winning the First Place in Young Person’s World Lecture Competition (YPWLC 2022). He presented the project under the supervision of Dr. Syafiqah Saidin with the title ‘Immobilisation of factor VII through polydopamine grafting of polycaprolactone membrane for cardiac bleeding’.

11 November 2022

Research Visit to JBNU, South Korea

A research visit to Jeonbuk National University (JBNU), Jeonju, Korea. Prof. Dr. Hak Yong Kim as the Prof at JBNU and Distinguished Prof at UTM has invited Dr. Syafiqah Saidin to KIMET Centre and his laboratories for further discussion on MoU and joint research project.

11 November 2022

Appreciation to Mdm. Nurmira Yaccob

Great appreciation to Mdm. Nurmira for her service as an assistant admin at IJN-UTM CEC. She will further serve the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences with the similar position. 

01 November  2022

Appreciation to Prof. Dr. -Ing. Eko Supriyanto

Gratitude appreciation to Prof. Dr. -Ing. Eko Supriyanto for the end of his contract research at UTM on 30 September 2022. Prof. Eko is the pioneer who initiated the opening of IJN-UTM CEC. His great contribution is highly recognized.

01 November 2022

Webinar: IJN Pioneering Impactful Cardiology Clinical Trials

Dato’ Suhaini Kadiman, the Director of Clinical Research at Institut Jantung Negara has shared his experience and current research technologies in cardiology area. The awareness on current health issues has been highlighten through this webinar.

27 October 2022

UTM Distinguished Visiting Professor

Congratulation to Prof. Dr. Hak Yong Kim (Google scholar H-index = 92) from Jeonju International University, South Korea for being appointed as UTM Distinguished Visiting Professor for one year. He will be liased with Dr. Syafiqah Saidin in the development of tubular vascular graft.

26 October  2022

How to be Successful in Doing Your Final Year Project: Learning from Experience at UTM

Dr. Hau Yuan Wen has delivered sharing talk on ‘How to be Successful in Doing Your Final Year Project: Learning from Experience at UTM’ to Telkom University’s students. May this talk will enhance FYP conduction at TelU, Indonesia.

20 October 2022

Visit from Universiti Muhammadiyah Palembang, Indonesia

The top management of Universiti Muhammadiyah Palembang, Indonesia has visited IJN-UTM CEC and iHumEn. There are several other Institutes and Research Centres were in the schedule for the one-day research visit.

17 October 2022

Visit to Microelectronics & Nanotechnology Shamsudin Research Centre UTHM

Dr. Syafiqah with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farshid Sefat, visited Microelectronics & Nanotechnology Shamsudin Research Centre, UTHM headed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Soon Chin Fhong. Dr. Syafiqah was also accompanied by her postgraduate students and Dr. Norhana.

16 September 2022

Visit by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farshid Sefat, University of Bradford, UK

IJN-UTM Cardio Centre welcome visit by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farshid Sefat from University of Bradford, United Kingdom. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farshid has delivered open talk, research discussion and lab visit.

15 September 2022

UTM-IJN-Industry DTD Grant Workshop

IJN-UTM Cardio Centre has conducted UTM-IJN-Industry Double Tax Deduction (DTD) Grant Workshop with participation from Institut Jantung Negara (IJN), Pharmaniaga, Mindmatics and Canon Medical System Malaysia.

10 September 2022

MoU Signing between IJN-UTM CEC and EPI Academy Sdn. Bhd.

MoU signing ceremony between UTM and EPI Academy Sdn. Bhd.. The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Rosli Md Ilias as the Deputy Vice Chancellor of UTM (Research & Innovation) and Prof. Ts. Dr. Jasmy Yunus as the Academic CEO of EPI Academy where the content includes research, professional service and academic.

25 August 2022

MannCom Meeting 2/2022

The second Management Committee (MannCom) Meeting was held at IJN KL, attended by four members from IJN and four members from UTM. The meeting was concentrated on DTD Research Fund that will be provided by IJN Sdn. Bhd. for driving 3 collab products between IJN and UTM towards commercialisation.

11 August 2022

Position Promotion to Assistant Science Officer CA32

Congratulation Mr. Azren Azrey for his position (Assistance Science Officer) promotion,  to position Grade CA32. May this promotion lighten more working spirit for better achievements.

25 July 2022

Citra Karisma 2022: Indexed Journal Writer

Congratulation Prof. Dr. -Ing. Eko Supriyanto and Dr. Syafiqah Saidin, the fellows of IJN-UTM CEC for being awarded the ‘Citra Karisma 2022: Indexed Journal Writer’, for Centre of Excellence category under Institute of Human Centered Engineering.  

20 July 2022

Post-doctoral Fellow Appointment

Congratulation to Dr. Syaidah Md. Saleh for the appointment as post-doctoral fellow at IJN-UTM Cardiovascular Engineering Centre under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ida Idayu Muhamad. Dr. Syaidah will continue Prof. Ida’s research on insulin patch drug delivery.

20 July 2022

Erasmus+ Mobility Program to TUIL Ilmenau, Germany

A delegation from IJN-UTM CEC participated by Prof. Eko Supriyanto and Dr. Syafiqah Saidin have visited biomedical engineering laboratories at Technische Universitat Ilmenau, Germany with a continuous discussion on research collaboration. Several meeting have been set up with industries including Jena Hosp, Supracon, etc and with research groups including Advanced Electromagnetic Group, Virtual World and Digital Game Group. 

13 – 20 July 2022

Basic First Aid & CPR Training

IJN-UTM CEC and Pusat Kesihatan UTM (PKU) has organised a one-day Basic First Aid & CPR Training which comprised both theoretical and practical session. Dr. Firdaus from PKU as the main speaker was assisted by Sister Aisyah and Mdm Rashidah in delivering the practical training on adult AED, CPR, baby CPR, baby choking, bandage treatment, etc. A total of 24 participants has joined the training.

06 July 2022

A Research Visit from BioMa and MPROVE, UTHM

A group of 2 staff and  4 postgraduate students from Bioactive Material Research Centre (BioMa) and Mechanical Failure Prevention and Reliability Research Centre (MPROVE), UTHM has visited IJN-UTM CEC to collaborate on osteoblast cell study. They are interested to be exposed with the facilities and laboratories related to osteblast culture and was brought to Biocompatibility and Biomedical Sciences laboratories.

20 June 2022

Talk: Brain Measurement by Prof. Dr. Ing. Habil. Jens Haueisen

A research visit by Prof. Dr. Ing. Habil. Jens Haueisen from Technische Universitat Ilmenau, Germany to IJN-UTM CEC. His 2 days visit was scheduled with collaboration meeting, lab visit, research talk, industrial visit and Vice Chancellor meeting. Prof. Haueisen was accompanied by Jun. Prof. Dr. Ing. Patrique Fiedler and Mr Hannes Oppermann from the same institution.

15 June 2022

Visit from IT-PLN, Indonesia

A visit from IT-PLN to IJN-UTM CEC. 10 staff of IT-PLN are currently pursuing their postgraduate study at UTM under the supervision of Prof. Eko Supriyanto with sponsorship covered by IT-PLN. PLN is known as Perusahaan Listrik Negara which responsible to supply electrical energy at Indonesia.

02 June 2022

Felo Akademi Sains Malaysia

Congratulation to Prof. Dr. Ida Idayu Muhamad, for the appointment as Felo Akademi Sains Malaysia (ASM) for the session 2022/2023

01 June 2022

iHumEn Strategic Planning and MKiNE 2022

Congratulation to all staff and fellows of IJN-UTM CEC who attained the annual awards from iHumEn. In total, there are 11 awards, have been given for individual achievement. The strategic planning also was conducted to improve iHumEn outputs liaising to the MyRA requirement. 

18 – 19 May 2022

Visit from UiTM Researcher

A collaboration project between Dr. Aisyah Salihah from UiTM Dengkil and Dr. Syafiqah from IJN-UTM CEC on herbal incorporated electrospinning membrane for wound healing. The discussion is in a scope of the acquired grant, milestone.

16 May 2022

Research Discussion with CEO of Canon Medical System (Toshiba) Sdn. Bhd.

IJN-UTM CEC was represented by Prof. Dr. -Ing. Eko Supriyanto having a research discussion with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Canon Medical System (Toshiba) Sdn. Bhd.

15 March 2022

Visit from UTHM Delegates

IJN-UTM CEC has welcome Delegates from Universiti Tun Hussien Onn (UTHM) on 10 March 2022. The delegation was lead by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mahadi Abdul Jamil, followed by Dr. Mohd Nazib Adam and 2 PhD candidates, Ms. Nur Adilah Abd Rahman and Ms. Suhassni Ganesan. Both students will use the cell culture facilities at the Biocompatibility Laboratory.

10 March 2022

GCP Professional Course 2022

Good Clinical Practice Professional Course 2022 was hosted for 3 days through an online content and physical exam modes. There were 5 invited speakers from GCP Committee, NPRA and UTM. The course is intended to provide a platform for participants to attain the GCP cert for handling clinical related experiments.

1 – 3 March 2022

Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference

Dr. Hau Yuan Wen was invited to share a Tech Splash on MyThrob on 12 February 2022. The speech was delivered in Next Generation of Smart Engineering & Manufacturing Conference session, hosted by Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference.

12 February 2022

UTM – IT-PLN International Research Grant RM521,000

Congratulation Prof. Dr. -Ing. Eko Supriyanto for securing an international grant from IT-PLN (Institut Teknologi Perusahaaan Listrik Negara, Indonesia). The project entitled Smart Power Management System in Indonesia, worth RM 521,000.


17 January 2022

Business Model Canvas (BMC) Workshop

All 6 IJN-UTM research fellows and their team members have involved in developing BMC for their research product projection. The workshop was brilliantly handled by Dr. Logaiswari Indiran, expert in BMC from Azman Hashim International Business School (AHIBS). The introduction to BMC is a step forward to bring clinical & health related research products towards commercialisation. 

17 January 2022

Consultation project at EPI Academy Sdn. Bhd.

Dr. Syafiqah managed to secure RM 20,000 consultation program at EPI Academy Sdn. Bhd.  The 24 hours program will be conducted on the area of anatomy and physiology for 6 sessions and 11 hours program on the Basic Medical Devices for 1 session.

06 January 2022

IJN-UTM CEC Management Committee Meeting Vol.1/2022

Successfully conducted Management Committee Meeting Vol.1/2022. Attended by Dr. Syafiqah as Chairperson, Dato’ Dr. Suhaini, Dr. Hau, Dr. Suriani, Mr. Mazuar, Mr. Akmal and Mr. Faizal (Zoom meeting application). Very fruitful discussion and we are ready to embark on 2022 exciting journey with lots of activities in research, commercialisation, public health and community service.

06 January 2022


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