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54 RECEIVE RECOGNITION AT ANUGERAH CEMERLANG UNIVERSITI MALAYA 2017
For the eighth year running, the University of Malaya (UM) conferred its Excellence Awards or Anugerah Cemerlang to deserving staff, students, research centres as well as corporate partners at the award presentation ceremony on 20 December 2017 at Dewan Tunku Canselor, UM. 
 
Themed “Inspiring Excellence” this year, UM Chancellor, HRH the Sultan of Perak Darul Ridzuan, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, Pro-Chancellors, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Siti Norma Yaakob and Tan Sri Dato’ Seri DiRaja Ramli Ngah Talib as well as the Chairman, UM Board of Directors, Tan Sri Dato' Sri Professor Dr. Zakri Abdul Hamid presented a total of 54 awards at the Anugerah Cemerlang Universiti Malaya (ACUM) 2017.
 
Established in 2009, ACUM aims to give recognition and appreciation to individuals or groups who have significantly contributed to the excellence of UM. This year, 26 main categories and one special category were opened to all UM members for nomination. A total of 157 applications were received and 54 were selected as recipients. 
 
Heartiest congratulations to the recipients of ACUM 2017. 
 
The list of award recipients is as follows:
 
1) UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA EMINENT SCHOLAR
Recipient : PROFESSOR DR. MOHD ALI HASHIM (Faculty of Engineering)
 
2) TEACHING
Recipient : DR. ADELINA ASMAWI (Faculty of Education)
 
3) EXCELLENT LECTURER
Clinical 
Recipient: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. MUHAMMAD YAZID JALALUDIN (Faculty of Medicine)
 
Sciences & Technology 
Recipient : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. IVY CHUNG (Faculty of Medicine)
 
Humanities 
Recipient : DR. FARRAH DINA YUSOP (Faculty of Education)
 
Social Sciences 
Recipient : PROFESSOR DR. GOH KIM LENG (Faculty of Economics & Administration)
 
4) BEST ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATOR
Academic Responsibility Centre
Recipient : PROFESSOR DR. STEFANIE SHAMILA PILLAI (Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
 
Non-Academic Responsibility Centre
Recipient : PROFESSOR DR. YATIMAH ALIAS (Curriculum Development Center)
 
5) ARTS AND CREATIVITY
Academic Staff
Recipient : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. MOHD NASIR HASHIM (Cultural Centre)
 
Non-Academic Staff
Recipient : MR. SULAIMAN MOHD YASIN (Cultural Centre)
 
6) OUTSTANDING RESEARCHER - DISTINGUISHED RESEARCHER
Sciences 
Recipient : PROFESSOR DR. PHANG SIEW MOI (Faculty of Science)
 
Humanities & Social Sciences 
Recipient : PROFESSOR DR GHAZALI MUSA (Faculty of Business & Accountancy)
 
7) OUTSTANDING RESEARCHER - UM YOUNG RESEARCHER
Sciences 
Joint Recipients :
(1) DR. TEE KOK KENG (Faculty of Medicine)
(2) ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. JUAN JOON CHING (Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Centre)
 
Humanities & Social Sciences 
Recipient : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. SR. SYAHRUL NIZAM KAMARUZZAMAN (Faculty of Built Environment)
 
8) ACADEMIC STAFF WITH HIGHEST EXTERNAL RESEARCH GRANT
Joint Recipients :
(1) PROFESSOR DR. MOHD RAIS MUSTAFA (Faculty of Medicine)
(2) PROFESSOR DATUK DR. ROHANA YUSOF (Faculty of Medicine)
(3) PROFESSOR DR. NOORSAADAH ABD RAHMAN (Faculty of Science)
 
9) COMMERCIALISATION
Recipient : PROFESSOR IR. DR. NOOR AZUAN ABU OSMAN (Faculty of Engineering)
 
10) CONSULTANCY
Recipient : PROFESSOR DR RAJAH RASIAH (Asia-Europe Institute)
 
11) THE MOST PRODUCTIVE CENTRE OF RESEARCH (CoR) (EXCEPT HICoE & POTENTIAL HICoE)
Recipient : CENTRE FOR APPLIED BIOMECHANICS (CAB) (Faculty of Engineering)
 
12) CORPORATE PARTNER – RESEARCH
Recipients :
(1) UM-OLEON
(2) TABUNG HAJI
 
13) CORPORATE PARTNER – HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT
No recipient
 
14) RESEARCH SERVICE – TECHNOLOGIST
Recipient : MADAM SITI NORAISAH AHMAD NASRAH (Faculty of Medicine)
 
15) EXCELLENT MANAGEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF (NON-ACADEMIC)
Grade 48-54
Recipients :
(1) DR. JAIME JACQUELINE JAYAPALAN  (Faculty of Medicine)
(2) MADAM AR. SHARIFAH NOOR NAZIM SYED YAHYA (Department of Development & Estate Maintenance)
(3) MR. KAMARUL FAIRUZ HASSIM (Faculty of Business & Accountancy)
 
Grade 41-44
Recipients :
(1) MR. MOHD. FADZIL JAMALUDIN (Faculty of Engineering)
(2) MADAM NORLAILI RASPAN (Centre for Information Technology)
 
16) EXCELLENT SUPPORT STAFF
Grade 17-38
Recipients :
(1) MR. KUHAN A/L KRISHNAN (Faculty of Medicine)
(2) MADAM ZURA SYAZLEENA HAMIZAN (Faculty of Medicine)
(3) MADAM ROZANA TASRIO (Human Resource Division)
 
Grade 1-16
Recipient : MR. MOHD RAFI BAKRI (Faculty of Education)
 
17) STAFF HARAPAN MANAGEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL (NON-ACADEMIC)
Recipients :
(1) MR. KALAIVHAANAN A/L CHOKKALINGAM (Department of Development & Estate Maintenance)
(2) MR. MIZRA HILMI ABU BAKAR (Student Affairs & Alumni Division)
 
18) STAFF HARAPAN SUPPORT STAFF
Recipient: MR. MOHD ZUL KHAIRI MOHD NASIR (Registrar's Administration Division)
 
19) CREATIVITY AND INNOVATIVENESS
Recipients :
THIMBLE (Group) 
Project title: WATER SAVING ACCESSORIES
(1) MADAM AR. SHARIFAH NOOR NAZIM SYED YAHYA (Department of Development & Estate Maintenance)
(2) MR. MOHD RAZI HASSAN (Department of Development & Estate Maintenance)
(3) MR. AFFAN NASARUDDIN (Sustainability Science Research Cluster)
(4) MR. SADO FATAI (Faculty of Engineering)
 
20) SPECIAL AWARD OF BRAVERY / HUMANITY
No recipient
 
21) EXPERT/TALENT (PUBLICATION / CONFERENCE / CONSULTANCY)
Recipient : MADAM ZUBAIDAH ABU HASSAN (Faculty of Medicine)
 
22) ACADEMIC STAFF WITH THE MOST HIGHLY CITED PAPER
Sciences 
Recipient : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. MD. ABUL KALAM
Faculty of Engineering
 
Humanities & Social Sciences 
No recipient
 
23) PhD CANDIDATE WITH HIGHEST IMPACT PUBLICATIONS
Sciences 
Recipient : MR. ALIREZA RAFIEERAD (Faculty of Engineering)
 
Humanities & Social Sciences 
Recipient : MR. MOHAMMAD NOURANI DARGIRI (Faculty of Economics & Administration)
 
24) BOOK PUBLICATION
Recipient : DR. SR. ZURAINI MD ALI (Faculty of Built Environment)
 
25) INNOVATIVE E-LEARNING
No recipient
 
26) COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Joint Recipients :
(1) DR. RUSDI ABD. RASHID (Faculty of Medicine)
(2) DR. RUSASLINA IDRUS (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
 
27) REWARD FOR UM STAFF - PhD GRADUATES 2016
4 Years or Less
Recipients :
(1) DR. TEE JIA TI (Faculty of Science)
(2) DR. HONG WEI HAN (Faculty of Medicine)
(3) DR. MUHAMMAD IKHLAS BIN ROSELE (Academy of Islamic Studies)
(4) DR. WAN AMIRUL WAN MOHD MAHIYIDDIN (Faculty of Engineering)
(5) DR. TAN CHEE KEONG (Faculty of Engineering)
(6) DR. SITI MUNIRAH SAHARIN (Faculty of Science)
(7) ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. MUKHRI BIN HAMDAN (Faculty of Medicine)
 
3 Years or Less
No recipient
 
UM also awarded the Certificate of Appreciation to the following:
Science 
Centre for Separation Science and Technology (CSST) and Centre for Innovative Construction Technology (CICT)
 
Social Science 
Social Security Research Centre (SSRC) and Institute of China Studies (ICS)
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