SIBU: Chemsain Konsultant Sdn Bhd (Chemsain) and the University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday, at Chemsain Building, in Kuching.
The MOU is intended for UCTS and Chemsain to establish mutual beneficial cooperation in – Information Communication Technology (ICT) Research and Development and Industrial Application; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Research and Development and Industrial Applications; Rural Water Supply Research and Development and Industrial Applications; as well as Technical, Vocational Education Training (TVET) and Science, Technology, Engineering plus Mathematics (STEM) Training.
Professor Datuk Dr Khairuddin Ab Hamid, Vice Chancellor of UCTS, was pleased to see the Chemsain-UCTS collaboration formalised.
“We believe that this cooperation would benefit UCTS’ staff and students by giving them opportunity in consultancy work, training and education; and Chemsain Konsultant Sdn Bhd is a suitable partner as they have vast experience and great professionalism in these fields.” said Dr. Khairuddin.
Managing director of Chemsain Chan Woon Peng, welcomed the delegates from UCTS to the Chemsain Building in Kuching.
“Chemsain has always valued education and research in order for the industry to progress and compete with international counterparts. Applicable education is the key in producing quality workforce and we are honoured to be part of this meaningful collaboration,” Chan commented.
In the signing, Chemsain was represented by Chan and Mohammad Siphon, the director of Chemsain while representatives from the university included Professor Datuk Dr Khairuddin and Assoc. Prof Dr Azlan Bin Ali, the deputy vice chancellor (Academic).
Chemsain Konsultant Sdn Bhd is a Sarawak based company established in 1984 to provide services in environment, engineering, occupational safety and health, scientific research and development, laboratory services, environmental monitoring and information management.
UCTS is a university wholly owned by the Sarawak state government, committed to providing world-class educational programmes aimed at producing global enterprising professionals for the benefit of the nation and mankind.