Hong Leong Can You Hack It 2022

Congratulations to Ms Iris Yan Ning (Year 3 Sofware Engineering Major) from the School of Computer Sciences for winning the first runner up in the "Hong Leong Can You Hack It 2022" Competition!

The national level competition which saw about 120 participants from Malaysia and other countries was a hackathon on re-imagining banking through hyper-personalization and metaverse.
Ms Iris won this award together with 2 other team members from the University of Nottingham and The Monash University. The team presented a project for a solution that harness psychological methodologies through implementation of reinforcement learning model to integrate hyper-personalisation in the financial goals of the user.
The team won RM5000 in total.
We hope that with this success and experience you’ve gained, could inspire others students – especially the new students.
 
Congratulations and Well Done!
 
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Tahniah Juara CIC, WIC & ICAN 2022

Jutaan tahniah kepada Dr Zarul Fitri Zaaba bersama tiga orang pelajar yang telah memenangi pingat emas untuk tiga pertandingan iaitu Korea Creative Invention Contest (CiC) 2022, World Invention Innovation Contest (WiC) 2022 dan 7th International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada, (iCAN) 2022 serta dua anugerah khas.

Maklumat pertandingan adalah seperti berikut: 

Nama Pertandingan : Korea Creative Invention Contest (CiC) 2022

Teng Wei Herr & Dr. Zarul Fitri Zaaba

Title: MYRECYCLE (MR)

Keputusan: Pingat Emas

Anugerah Khas: Asia Invention Association (AIA) Special Award

 

Nama Pertandingan : World Invention Innovation Contest (WiC) 2022

Khor Ying Jie & Dr. Zarul Fitri Zaaba

Title: My Pharmaceutical

Keputusan: Pingat Emas

Anugerah Khas: Asia Invention Creativity Association (AICA) Special Award

 

Nama Pertandingan :  7th International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada, (iCAN) 2022

Chang Phang Wei & Dr. Zarul Fitri Zaaba

Title: myHomeWaste (mHW)

Keputusan: Pingat Emas

Anugerah Khas: 

- INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL AWARD Macao Innovation and Invention Association (MIIA)

- CANADIAN SPECIAL AWARD Toronto International Society of Innovation & Advanced Skills (TISIAS)

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Congratulations to our CS students

One more achievement from our school. This time CS Girls making us proud for taking 3rd place in this competition. Well done to the power girls.

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Tiga Pensyarah USM Terima Anugerah Khas di AKRI 2022

PUTRAJAYA, 2 September 2022 - Tiga pensyarah Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) mencapai kejayaan membanggakan apabila telah menerima pengiktirafan di Anugerah Khas YB Menteri Pengajian Tinggi : Reka Bentuk Kurikulum dan Penyampaian Inovatif yang telah disempurnakan sendiri oleh YB Datuk Seri Dr. Noraini Ahmad.
Bagi Kategori Pengalaman Pembelajaran Imersif (Bersemuka), Johan telah disandang oleh pensyarah Pusat Pengajian Sains Kimia, Dr. Norazzizi Bin Nordin yang membawa pulang wang tunai RM10,000 dan trofi.
Sementara itu pula, bagi Kategori Pentaksiran Alternatif, USM mendapat Naib Johan dan Tempat Ketiga masing-masing oleh pensyarah Pusat Pengajian Sains Komputer, Dr. Nasuha Lee Abdullah dan pensyarah Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Pendidikan, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kamarul Kabilan Bin Abdullah yang membawa pulang trofi dan wang tunai RM5,000 dan RM3,000.
Maklumat lanjut pemenang adalah seperti di bawah:
Johan - Projek Pembelajaran Imersif Spektroskopi Molekul melalui aktiviti kolaboratif menggunakan collactiFNote, SpectrAR, Struktur Molekul Augmented Reality dan Perkongsian Peta Minda.
Naib Johan - Projek Alternative Assessment for Consultancy Project and Practicum
Tempat Ketiga - Projek Advancing Creativity Together (ACT): The Use of Triple ‘A’ (Authentic Alternative Assessment) and Its Impact on Students’ Learning
Memetik kenyataan media dari pihak KPT, anugerah khas berkenaan diadakan bagi mengiktiraf para pensyarah yang cemerlang, kreatif dan inovatif dalam pengajaran dan pembelajaran (PdP).
Ia turut bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti, memberi pengiktirafan serta berkongsi amalan terbaik projek-projek serta inisiatif yang telah dilaksanakan samada di peringkat institusi atau individu dalam empat kategori termasuk Kurikulum Program Pengajian Inovatif, Pengajaran Transformatif, Pengalaman Pembelajaran Imersif dan Pentaksiran Alternatif.
AKRI 2022 juga disifatkan telah berjaya mengetengahkan inovasi dan kreativiti dalam memperkasakan PdP yang akan memberi impak kepada masyarakat dan negara melalui 220 penyertaan daripada Universiti Awam, Institusi Pendidikan Tinggi Swasta, Politeknik dan Kolej Komuniti.
 
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3 Undergraduate Computer Science Students Celebrated For Winning First Prize In Huawei ICT Global Competition 2021-2022

In supporting the growth of ICT talents, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) today held a gathering to honour and celebrate three students from the School of Computer Sciences, being the First Prize Winners of The Huawei ICT Competition Global Finals 2021-2022.
 
The team was led by its advisor, Ts. Dr. Mohd Najwadi Yusoff and consists of instructors from the School of Computer Sciences and the National Advanced IPv6 Centre (NAv6), along with three undergraduate students who also come from School of Computer Sciences, namely Ang Yee Teng, Kang Yi Qing and Sum Joe Ming.
 
The competition was aimed to provide students with a platform to compete healthily and exchange idea, thus enhancing their ICT knowledge and practical skills, as well as in increasing their ability to innovate by using different technologies and platforms.
 
Also present were the Dean, School of Computer Sciences USM, Professor Dato’ Dr. Bahari Belaton; Talent Ecosystem Manager Huawei Malaysia, Astee Chan and Human Resources Specialist Huawei – APAC Recruitment and Allocation Huawei Malaysia, Ho Jia Yun.
 
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Collaboration Journey USM x Huawei Technologies (Malaysia)

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has embarked on the journey with Huawei back in 2018 when a memorandum of understanding has been signed on 1st July 2018 to establish a collaboration for USM- Huawei ICT Academy.

The USM-Huawei relationship has helped students from University Sains Malaysia in many ways. In 2019, the graduate employability in University Sains Malaysia is over 90%. Huawei ICT Academy Programme is leading the ICT world into the whole new level. The collaboration with Huawei has set USM’s student apart from other job seekers as the Huawei ICT Academy Programme had prepare the graduates with highly in-demand skills. The USM Vice-Chancellor had provided his valuable thoughts on how the USM-Huawei ICT Academy successfully cultivate ICT talents with the industry-based skills so students who graduated are employment ready.

Besides that, the collaboration with Huawei has provided many benefits to USM. Students were often invited to join Huawei Online Webinar that is free. Students get a chance to understand more about the latest technology updates. To date, several USM students have successfully obtained the Huawei Certified ICT Associate (HCIA) and Huawei Certified ICT Professional (HCIP) certificates.

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