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​UTP Signs MoU on Sharing Expertise in Corrosion Research

(13 January 2020)

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Cekap Technical Services Sdn Bhd and Somay-Q Technology Inc have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen collaboration between the three institutions.

DSC_5077_1-min.jpgThe MoU was signed by UTP Vice Chancellor Professor Ts Dr Mohamed Ibrahim Abdul Mutalib, Cekap Technical Services Sdn Bhd Executive Chairman Sofiyan Yahya and Somay-Q Technology Inc Director Atsuhiro Fukuda. 

 

Under this MoU, UTP, through its Centre for Corrosion Research , Cekap Technical Services Sdn Bhd and Somay-Q Technology Inc will work together in enriching faculty and student experiences, sharing research resources and using new and improved technology for research in corrosion-related areas.

 

The UTP-Centre of Excellence: Centre of Corrosion Research is currently active in many research pertaining to fundamental and applied research under the leadership of Associate Professor Ir Dr Mokhtar Che Ismail.

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The MoU is part of strategic smart partnership between all parties and serve as a catalyst to drive the country's economic development through the academia-industry collaboration.

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UTP puts emphasis on engaging in transdisciplinary and collaborative research to help shape a new generation of researchers and academics in making the university a hub of scientific discovery and innovation.  Its goal is to become an internationally recognised partner of choice for industry and respected scientific community by the year 2025.

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