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UTAR Collaboration and Impact Monthly Newsletter - February 2021

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MoU inked between UTAR, AAET, AETDEW, MSPC and CNAP

UTAR inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ASEAN Academy of Science and Technology (AAET), Academy of Engineering and Technology for the Developing World Sdn Bhd (AETDEW), Malaysian Service Providers Confederation (MSPC), and CourseNetworking Asia Pacific Malaysia (CNAP) via Zoom on 4 February 2021.  Under the MoU, the five parties will work together to promote knowledge sharing and online learning for the benefits of members and the public using CourseNetworking’s online learning platform with the support from UTAR, as well as to share online courses and webinars organised by AAET, AETDEW and MSPC with UTAR which will be uploaded onto Inspire@Learning of UTAR that is powered by CourseNetworking.

MoU exchanged with TF AMD to promote automated robotics technology

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is paving the way for transformative changes in the way we live and radically changing almost every business sector. It is a fusion of advances in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, the Internet of Things (IoT), genetic engineering, quantum computing, and more. In line with the global growth, UTAR and TF AMD Microelectronics (Penang) Sdn Bhd (TF AMD) conducted a virtual ceremony for the exchange of memorandum of understanding (MoU) via Zoom on 5 February 2021. The MoU and memorandum of agreement (MoA) were signed digitally on 4 December 2020 and 18 December 2020 respectively.

UTAR inks MoU with YBBM for collaborative research on Malaysian Buddhism

UTAR and Yayasan Belia Buddhist Malaysia (YBBM) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to carry out collaborative research on Malaysian Buddhism. The MoU was signed by UTAR President Ir Prof Dr Ewe Hong Tat and YBBM Chairman Dato’ Ir Ang Choo Hong in the presence of UTAR Vice President for Internationalisation and Academic Development Ir Prof Dr Yow Ho Kwang and YBBM Director Teh Lai Tien. Under the MoU, YBBM will allocate a fund amounting to RM150,000 over a three-year period for UTAR’s researchers to carry out the research projects. The identified scopes of the research projects are social research on contemporary issues and research on contemporary Buddhist movement. Besides, YBBM will provide an incentive grant of RM1,000 to undergraduate students who are doing their final year project on the subject of Malaysian Buddhism. UTAR and YBBM will also work together to carry out community service and organise academic seminar related to Malaysian Buddhism.

UTAR news: https://news.utar.edu.my/news/2021/Feb/23/01/01.html                                                                          Oriental Daily News: //www.orientaldaily.com.my/news/central/2021/02/23/394516                                                           Sin Chew Online: https://www.sinchew.com.my/content/content_2432135.html                                                            Press Reader Version: https://pressreader.com/article/283386244613436                                                                   Kwong Wah online: https://www.kwongwah.com.my/20210224/马佛基金会与优大签署谅解备忘录-耗15万展开马佛教研究计划/                                                                                                                                                                       WeareUnited online: https://weareunited.com.my/11555514/