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Innovative Practices in Higher Education Expo 2015 (I-PHEX 2015) is a platform to showcase innovative practices that can be shared and emulated among academics in higher education worldwide. This is the second time I-PHEX is being organised as an international level exhibition.

The purpose of the exhibition is to recognise and award efforts to improve higher education.

I-PHEX 2015 is jointly organised by the UTM Centre for Engineering Education (CEE), PETROSAINS, Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT) under the Ministry of Education Malaysia, International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES),  the Society for Engineering Education Malaysia (SEEM) and the Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM).

This prestigious and pioneering award will be given by AKEPT. Academics from all over the world are invited to submit a minimum of 1000 words extended abstract together with the registration form from this link.

Submissions must be practiced and implemented in higher education for at least two (2) academic semesters. Abstract of accepted submissions will be published in a book with ISBN.


Participants may choose only one category.

a. Laboratory / Hands-on Learning
b. Curriculum Innovation
c. Innovative Assessment
d. Teaching and Learning Resources (with or without Technology)
e.Innovative Student Supervision (Undergraduate or Postgraduate)
f. Multidisciplinary Learning (e.g.: co-curriculum, service learning, etc.)
g. Special Academic Support Programs
h. Education for Sustainable Development
i. Innovative Student Centred Learning Approaches
j. Others

Judging Criteria

  1. Novelty and inventiveness
  2. Practicality
  3. Continuous Quality Improvement Efforts
  4. Presentation
  5. Academic Recognition
  6. Commercial Potentialities
  7. Source of Reference
  8. Track Record of Implementation
  9. Outcomes and Impacts

For more details of the Judging Criteria, please click here