AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

AWARDS AND HONORS RECEIVED

Feb 2020 - Gold Medal in Malaysia Technology Expo 2020 (MTE 2020), for the project ‘Roselle Extract as Emerging Materials for Sustainable Wellness Industries’

Project Leader.

Feb 2020 - Republic of Croatia International Award of Merit in The Malaysia-Crotia Technology Exchange 2020, for the project ‘Roselle Extract as Emerging Materials for

Sustainable Wellness Industries’ – Project Leader.

Jan 2020 - Silver Medal in 10th Creation, Innovation, Technology & Research Exposition (ITRcX 2020), organized by UMP for the project ‘Naturel Kiss Online Shopping

(NKOS)’ – Project Member.

Nov 2019 - Commercialization Award 2020 at Majlis Gemilang Fakulti Kejuruteraan UTM, Pulai Springs Resort Johor Bahru.

Sep 2019 - Finalist of Malaysia Commercialization Year 2019 by MOSTI, project ‘Rose-UV by Naturel Kiss’.

Oct 2019 - Silver Medal in International Conference and Exhibition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2019), for the project ‘Naturel Kiss: Green

Cosmetics with Micellar Technology’ – Project Leader.

Oct 2019 - Finalist of The Pitch Competition in International Conference and Exhibition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2019).

Oct 2019 - Award for Strategic Collaboration from Politeknik Metro Johor Bahru, 20 October 2019 Impiana Hotel Senai Johor Bahru.

Apr 2019 - Second Runner-Up of Vice Chancellor Innovation Award (AINC), ‘Anugerah Citra Karisma’ 2019 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Oct 2018 - Finalist in ‘Pertandingan Projek Penyelidikan Inovasi Nanoteknologi Peringkat Kebangsaan (PIN’18).

Sep 2018 - Finalist of Malaysia Commercialization Year 2018 by MOSTI. Project ‘Novel Micellar Nanocarrier-Enriched Malaysian Plants with Halal Biosurfactant:

Emerging Platform for Wellness products’.

Jun 2018 - Finalist of Aspire Prize 2018 APEC (Malaysia Representative).

Apr 2018 - Winner of Industrial Involvement Award, ‘Anugerah Citra Karisma’ 2018 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Apr 2018 - Winner of Highest Citation Award (Science & Technology), ‘Anugerah Citra Karisma’ 2018 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Apr 2018 - Winner of Innovation and Commercialization Award, ‘Anugerah Citra Karisma’ 2018 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Apr 2018 - Finalist of Vice Chancellor Innovation Award, ‘Anugerah Citra Karisma’ 2018 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Feb 2018 - Awarded Cradle Fund of RM300,000 for the project ‘Roselle Based Cosmetics’

Feb 2018 - Sponsoring Academic Excellence graduate Award 2018, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Energy.

Sep 2017 - Finalist of Malaysia Commercialization Year 2017 by MOSTI. Project ‘MicellarTechnology for Cosmetic Industries’.

Sep 2017 - Semi Grand Award in International Conference and Exhibition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2017), for the project ‘Biosurfactant

Micellar Nano-System in Wellness Industry’– Project Leader.

Jul 2017 - Awarded Facilitation Fund (FF) of RM 170,000 from MOSTI for the project ‘Valuable Extracts from Roselle’.

Sep 2017 - Gold Medal in International Conference and Exhibition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2017), for the project ‘Biosurfactant Micellar

Nano-System in Wellness Industry’– Project Leader.

Jan 2017 - Selected as one of the participants in Leaders in Innovation Fellowship (LIF) training programme, sponsored by Royal Academic of Engineering (RAEng), UK

under the Newton Funds for two weeks. Venue: Holborn Hotel, London.

Nov 2016 - Champion in UTP ACADREX 2016 Innovation Competition for the project ‘Natural Colorant from Roselle Extract for Wellness Products’ – Project Leader

Nov 2016 - Finalist in UTP ACADREX 2016 Innovation Competition for the project ‘Micellar Nanotechnology for Cosmetic Industries’ – Project Leader

Sep 2016 - Finalist of MOSTI Commercialization Year (MCY 2016) for the project of ‘Roselle-based cosmetics’.

Sep 2016 - Silver Medal in the 18th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX 2016), for the project ‘Micellar Analgesic Patch using Local Plants’- Project Leader.

Sep 2016 - Bronze Medal in the 18th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX 2016), for the project ‘Roselle Seed Oil in Cosmetics and Skin Care’- Project

Leader.

Sep 2016 - Silver Medal in the 18th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX 2016), for the project ‘Nautral Beauty Water with Micellar Nanotechnology’- Project

Leader.

Apr 2016 - Officially as the Founder of Naturel Kiss skin care and cosmetic range of products.

Jan 2015 - Winner of Bumiputera Entrepreneurs Scheme Innitiation (SUPERB by Teraju), receives grant worth RM500,000. The award given by the Prime Minister on 13

Jan. 2015 at Perdana Putra Office.

Jun 2015 - Award of Innovation Champion, Faculty of Chemical Engineering.

Jun 2014 - Gold Medal in Bio-Innovation Award for the project ‘3-in-1 Natural Beauty’ –Project Leader.

Apr 2014 - Representing UTM as one of the TALENTS in Research University Media Event in UPM on April 2014. The theme is ‘Celebrating Talents in Malaysian

Research Universities’.

Apr 2014 - Representing UTM as a Researcher in Chemical Engineering in Research University Media Event in USM on June 2014. The theme is ‘Malaysian R&D in the

World Map’.

Sep 2013 - Best Jury Award in 14th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX 2013), held in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Skudai for the project

‘Production of Horse Feed from Local Grass’. 3-5 October 2013 - Project Leader.

Nov 2013 - Bronze Medal in Seoul International Invention Festival 2013 (SIIF 2013), for the project ‘Lip Moisturizer with Natural Colorant and Omega-3’. 27 November- 3

Disember 2013 - Project Leader.

Nov 2013 - Bronze Medal in Seoul International Invention Festival 2013 (SIIF 2013), for the project ‘Biosurfactant from Palm Oil for Reverse Micelle System’. 27

November- 3 Disember 2013 - Project Leader.

Nov 2013 - Gold Medal in International Trade Fair- Ideas, Invention and New Products, Nuremberg Germany 2013 (IENA 2013), for the project ‘Natural Colorant from

Areca Cathecu Linn for Textile Industry’. 3 - 6 November 2013 - Team Member.

Nov 2013 - Gold Medal in (IENA 2013) for the project ‘Standardize Extract of Misai Kucing Leaves with Concentrated Sinensetin’ - Team Member.

Oct 2013- Gold Medal in Bio-Innovation and Bio-Malaysia 2013, held in Persada Johor for the project ‘Production of Horse Feed from Local Grass’. 21-24 October 2013 -

Project Leader.

Oct 2013 - Gold Medal in Bio-Innovation and Bio-Malaysia 2013 for the project ‘Bio Appertizer for Ruminant’- Project Leader.

Oct 2013 - Silver Medal in Bio-Innovation and Bio-Malaysia 2013 for the project ‘Natural Kiss: Lip Moisturizer with Omega 3 and Natural Colorant’- Project Leader.

Oct 2013 - Silver Medal in Bio-Innovation and Bio-Malaysia 2013 for the project ‘Protein Hybrid Prototype (Prot-Tech) System’ - Project Leader.

Oct 2013 - Bronze Medal in Bio-Innovation and Bio-Malaysia 2013 for the project ‘Natural Colorant from Local Plants- Project Leader.

Oct 2013 - Silver Medal in Bio-Innovation and Bio-Malaysia 2013 for the project ‘Sustainable Bio Cement’ – Team Member.

Oct 2013 - Bronze Medal in Bio-Innovation and Bio-Malaysia 2013 for the project ‘MyPyROS: A New Bench-Scale Flash Pyrolysis Technology for Biofuels Production’ –

Team Member

Sep 2013 - Best Invention Award Category H in INATEX 2013 for the project ‘Night Lip Balm with Natural Colorant and Omega 3’- Project Leader.

Sep 2013 - Best Invention Award Category I in INATEX 2013 for the project ‘Production of Horse Feed from Local Grass’- Project Leader.

Sep 2013 - Gold Medal in INATEX 2013 for the project ‘Night Lip Balm with Natural Colorant and Omega 3’ - Project Leader.

Sep 2013 - Gold Medal in INATEX 2013 for the project ‘Production of Horse Feed from Local Grass’ - Project Leader.

Sep 2013 - Gold Medal in INATEX 2013 for the project ‘Protein Enrichment Hybrid Bioreactor Prototype (Prot-Tech)’ - Project Leader.

Sep 2013 - Silver Medal in INATEX 2013 for the project ‘3-in-One Natural Beauty’ - Project Leader.

Sep 2013 - Silver Medal in INATEX 2013 for the project ‘Bio Appertizer for Feed Intake Activity’- Project Leader

Sep 2013 - Bronze Medal in INATEX 2013 for the project ‘Multifunction Mix-Culture’ - Project Leader.

May 2013 - Gold Medal in Innovation 24th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2013) for the project ‘Sustainable Bio-Organic Animal Feed

(Sustainable B.O.A.F). – Project Leader.

May 2013 - Gold Medal in ITEX 2013 for the project of ‘Lip Moist with Natural Colorant & Omega-3. – Project Leader.

Nov 2012 - Silver Medal in BioInnovation Awards 2012, held in KLCC for the project ‘Omega-3 in Havea Oil’’. 5-8 November 2012 - Project Leader.

Nov 2012 - Bronze Medal in BioInnovation Awards 2012 for the project ‘Lip Moist with Omega 3’- Project Leader.

Sep 2012 - Gold Medal in 13th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX 2012), held in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) for the project ‘Lip Moist with Omega-

3’. - Project Leader.

Sep 2012 - Bronze Medal in INATEX 2012, for the project ‘Sustainable Bio-Organic Animal Feed’ - Project Leader.

Feb 2012 - Silver Medal in Malaysian Tecnology Expo (MTE 2012), held in PWTC for the project ‘Palm-based Biosurfactant as New Green Stabilizer in Reverse Micelles

of Antibiotic Extraction’. 16-18 February 2012, PWTC Kuala Lumpur - Project Leader.

Feb 2012 - Silver Medal in MTE 2012 for the project ‘Omega-3 in Havea Oil’ - Project Leader.

Feb 2012 - Silver Medal in MTE 2012 for the project ‘Natural colorant from Areca Catechu Linn. for Textile ’ – Team Member.

Feb 2012 - Gold Medal in MTE 2012 for the project ‘A Novel Systematic Tool for Fugitive Emissions Mitigation Towards Sustainable Process Development ’– Team

Member

Oct 2011 - Silver Medal in Islamic Innovation Exposition (I-Inova11), held in Nilai Stadium Negeri Sembilan (Organized by USIM-KPT) for the project ‘Vermicomposting of

Biofertilizer from Empty Fruit Bunch.’ - Project Leader

Oct 2011- Bronze Medal in I-Inova11 for the project ‘Bio-organic Animal Feed from Rice Straw’ - Project Leader

Oct 2011- Bronze Medal in I-Inova11 for the project ‘Biosurfactant from Palm Oil for Reverse Micelle System’ - Project Leader

Oct 2011- Bronze Medal in I-Inova11 for the project ‘Omega-3 from Havea Oil’- Project Leader

Sep 2011- Gold Medal in 12th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX 2011), held in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Skudai for the project ‘Palm-based

Biosurfactant as New Green Stabilizer in Reverse Micelles of Antibiotic Extraction’ - Project Leader.

Sep 2011- Silver Medal in INATEX 2011 for the project ‘Omega-3 in Havea Oil’- Project Leader.

Sep 2011 - Silver Medal in INATEX 2011 for the project ‘A Novel Systematic Tool for Fugitive Emissions Mitigation Towards Sustainable Process Development ’– Team

Member.

Oct 2010 - Silver Medal in I-Inova10 for the project ‘Natural Colorant for Foods and Cosmetics from Local Plants’. 27-28 September 2010 – Project Leader.

Oct 2010 - Bronze Medal in I-Inova10 for the project ‘Halal Surfactant and Environmental Friendly Solvent for Reverse Micelles’ – Project Leader.

Sep 2010 - Bronze Medal in 11th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX 2010), held in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Skudai for the project ‘Reverse

Micelle Liquid-Liquid Extraction of a Pharmaceutical Product’ – Project Leader.

Sep 2010 - Bronze Medal in INATEX 2010 for the project ‘Development of Food and Cosmetic Grade Natural Colorant from Local Plant’ – Project Leader.

May 2008 - 2nd Prize in Research Competition organized by Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE, UK), held at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), London, on 30th May

2008.