Awards

Memorandum of Understanding (University/Industry)
  1. MoU between Center for Micro-Nano Mechatronics, Nagoya University, Japan and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (6 January 2012 - Present)
Scholarship
  1. SLAB Scholarship for Ph.D. study, Public Service Department of Malaysia, October 2006 – March 2010.
  2. National Science Fellowship for M.Eng. study, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Malaysia, May 2000 – December 2001.
News Highlight (TV/Radio/Newspaper)
  1. Appeared in Utusan Malaysia newspaper on an article "Galak penggunaan teknologi Robotik". (9 December 2014)
  2. Interviewed by Radio Malaysia Johor on a topic of robotics. (22 January 2014)
  3. Interviewed by Selamat Pagi Malaysia TV Show regarding participation of Robocon UTM Team in representing Malaysia in ABU Robocon International 2013 in Vietnam. (28 May 2013)
  4. Interview by National FM Radio Show regarding participation of Robocon UTM Team in representing Malaysia in ABU Robocon International 2013 in Vietnam. (28 May 2013)
Expertise Recognition
  1. Guest Editor, Micromachine Journal (ISSN 2072-666X , ISI-Index, IF: 1.269), MDPI Publisher, Basel, Switzerland (2015-Present)
  2. Editor, Journal Elektrika (ISSN: 0128-4428), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia (2010-Present)
  3. Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, IEEE.
  4. Reviewer, Microsystem Technologies, Springer.
  5. Reviewer, Journal of Micro-Nano Mechatronics, Springer.
  6. Reviewer, Jurnal Teknologi, UTM Press.
  7. Reviewer, IROS (2011-2015)
  8. Reviewer, ICRA (2012-2015)
  9. Reviewer, ASCC 2015
  10. Reviewer, CASE 2015
  11. Reviewer, TENSYM 2014
  12. Reviewer, ICBEB 2014
  13. Reviewer, IEEE SCoRED 2014
  14. Reviewer, AIM 2013
  15. Reviewer, TENCON 2012
  16. Reviewer, BioRob 2012
  17. Reviewer, ICIAS 2012
  18. Reviewer, ICSE 2012
  19. Reviewer, IECBES 2012
  20. Reviewer, ICARA 2011
Competition
  1. Best Presenter Award, Kollokium GUP 2011, 30 Mac 2015, Faculty of Bioscience and Medical Engineering, UTM, Malaysia. Project: Development of Nanofork and Line-Array Substrate For Direct and Quantitative Cell Adhesion Force Measurement For Novel Disease Diagnosis Application.
  2. 3rd place in Overall Games, International Intelligent Home Robotics Challenge 2014 (iHR2014), 6th – 7th December 2014, Tokyo, Japan. Students: (Undergraduates) Mohamad Hafizuddin Majek, Seow Yip Loon and Muhammad Faiz Muhammad Rozi and (Postgraduates) Lim Kian Sheng and Tey Wei Kang.
  3. 3rd places in Follow Me Games, International Intelligent Home Robotics Challenge 2014 (iHR2014), 6th – 7th December 2014, Tokyo, Japan. Students: (Undergraduates) Mohamad Hafizuddin Majek, Seow Yip Loon and Muhammad Faiz Muhammad Rozi and (Postgraduates) Lim Kian Sheng and Tey Wei Kang.
  4. Quaterfinal, Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU-ROBOCON)-International Stage, 24th August 2014, Pune India. Theme: A Salute to Parenthood.
  5. Bronze medal, Novel Research and Innovation Competition 2014, 20th – 22nd August 2014, USM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. Project: Oil Spill Detection using Electrode Microfluidic System. Students: Ahmad Nawawi Ngah, Gabriel Anak Sulai, Muhammad Faisal Abduh.
  6. Special Jury Prize. UAV Siswa Challenge 2013-2014, 22nd -23rd March 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Students: Lim Thol Yong, Liew Kiong Bui, Loke Kuan Chuan, Leong Pei Wen.
  7. Panasonic award, Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU-ROBOCON)-International Stage, 18th August 2013, Da Nang, Vietnam. Theme: Green Planet. Robocon UTM Team.
  8. Champion, Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU-ROBOCON)-Malaysia Stage, 22nd – 27th May 2014, Nilai Indoor Stadium, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Theme: Green Planet. Robocon UTM Team B.
  9. 1st Runner-Up, Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU-ROBOCON)-Malaysia Stage, 22nd – 27th May 2014, Nilai Indoor Stadium, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Theme: Green Planet. UTM Team A.
  10. Best Technology Awards, Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU-ROBOCON)-Malaysia Stage,22nd – 27th May 2014, Nilai Indoor Stadium, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Theme: Green Planet. Robocon UTM Team B.
  11. Consolidation prize, Innovate Malaysia Design Competition 2013, 4th July 2013, Hotel Equatorial, Penang, Malaysia. Project title: Micro Bio-Object Analyzer Using an Electrode-Microfluidics System. Student: Mr. Muhammad Faiz bin Noor Hasim.
  12. Silver medal, 11th Malaysia Technology Expo and Invention & Innovation Competition (MTE), 15th – 19th February 2012, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Project: Novel Rigid Nanoneedle for Single Cell Surgery and Drug Delivery Applications.
  13. Silver medal, Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF), 1st – 4th December 2011, Seoul, Korea. Project: Novel Method for Real-time Single Cells Viability Detection using Dual Nanoprobe.
  14. Bronze medal, Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF), 1st – 4th December 2011, Seoul, Korea. Project: Novel Method for Fast Single Cells Stiffness Measurement using Buckling Nanoneedle.
  15. Bronze medal, Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF), 1st – 4th December 2011, Seoul, Korea. Project: Novel Method for Measuring Single Cells Adhesion Force using Nanofork.
  16. Silver medal, 13th Industrial & Art Technology Exhibition (INATEX), 16th – 18th November 2011, UTM, Malaysia. Project: Novel Rigid Nanoneedle for Single Cell Surgery and Drug Delivery Applications.
  17. Gold medal, Persidangan dan Ekspo Ciptaan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Antarabangsa (PECIPTA), 13th – 15th September 2011, KLCC, Malaysia. Project: Novel Method for Fast Single Cells Stiffness Measurement using Buckling Nanoneedle.
  18. Silver medal, Persidangan dan Ekspo Ciptaan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Antarabangsa (PECIPTA), 13th – 15th September 2011, KLCC, Malaysia. Project: Novel Method for Real-time Single Cells Viability Detection using Dual Nanoprobe.
  19. Silver medal, Persidangan dan Ekspo Ciptaan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Antarabangsa (PECIPTA), 13th – 15th September 2011, KLCC, Malaysia. Project: Novel Method for Measuring Single Cells Adhesion Force using Nanofork.
  20. Silver medal, 12th Industrial & Art Technology Exhibition (INATEX), 5th – 7th August 2010, UTM, Malaysia. Project: Fabrication and Application of Nanofork and Line-patterned Substrate for the Measurement of Single Cells Adhesion Force.
  21. Bronze medal, 12th Industrial & Art Technology Exhibition (INATEX), 5th – 7th August 2010, UTM, Malaysia. Project: Fabrication and Application of Buckling Nanoneedle for Single Cells Stiffness Measurement.
  22. Bronze medal, 12th Industrial & Art Technology Exhibition (INATEX), 5th – 7th August 2010, UTM, Malaysia. Project: Fabrication and Application of Dual Nanoprobe for Single Cell Viability Detection Based on Electrical Measurement.
  23. Best paper awards in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS), 2009, Nagoya, Japan. Authors: Y. Shen, M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda. Paper: In-situ single cell manipulation via nanorobotics manipulation system inside E-SEM.
  24. Best paper awards in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS), 2009, Nagoya, Japan. Authors: M. Nakajima, M. R. Ahmad, M. Kojima, S. Kojima, M. Homma, and T. Fukuda. Paper: Local stiffness evaluation for alive C. elegans by environmental-SEM nanorobotic manipulation.
  25. GCOE Laboratory Visit Award, 23rd July – 12th August 2009, Visited 16 laboratories around Italy, Switzerland, Germany and United Kingdom.
  26. Best presentation award in the 3rd Nagoya University-UCLA International Symposium (NUCLAS), December 2008, Nagoya University, Japan, Presentation Title: Single cells analysis inside ESEM-Nanomanipulator system.
  27. 1st Runner-up, Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU-ROBOCON), Reach for the Top of Mt. Fuji, SIRIM, Malaysia, 2002.
  28. Dean list award, Degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical – Mechatronics), Department of Mechatronics and Robotics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 1999.
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