MUKAH: Steffie Joyoanna Johnney, Noratirah Nuruddin and Nurnadiah Mohamad Salleh won the best student innovation award at Mukah Polytechnic (PMU) Innovation Competition & Exhibition (PICE) 2020 here on Monday.
The trio also emerged overall champions in Category A (Student project) with their project entitled ‘Dsmart: Delivery Service Mart Application.’
They received a challenge trophy, RM300, medals and certificates, as well as Gold Award certificates.
In Category B (Innovation Research and Staff Research), the winners were Mohamad Azizan Mohamad Said, Hamdan Samdin and Samsawi Bujang, in the engineering category. They took home RM150, medals and certificates as well as Gold Award certificates.
Dr Chen Wong Keong won the non-engineering category and he bagged RM150, a medal and a certificate as well as a Gold Award certificate.
For research study, the winner was Dr Bong Siaw Wee with his research entitled ‘The Effectiveness Study of a Developed Smart Educational App in Electronic Circuit Course’. He received RM150, a medal and a certificate as well as a Gold Award certificate.
PMU director Dullah Muluk officiated at the opening and closing of the one-day event.
He said PICE was aimed at providing an opportunity for students to apply their theories in engineering and non-engineering fields, besides generating knowledge and creativity for the final year students.
“It is also a platform for lecturers to exhibit and present their innovation products to the specially invited panel from outside,” he said when officiating at the closing of the event at PMU’s multipurpose hall here.
He added it was also aimed at fostering collaboration with the industry and other agencies.
PICE 2020 was organised by PMU’s Research, Innovation and Commercialisation Unit under the supervision of Ahmad Syakir Kadimin.