The following are some of the past, current, and upcoming activities of the Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University. Should there be anything that you feel ought to be included in this chronicle, please feel free to send the information to the administrator, Ms. Wong Hwee Ling (hlwong [AT]mmu.edu.my).


MaGIC University Startup Challenge 2021

MaGIC University Startup Challenge 2021 is a 6-month virtual startup experience and pitching competition designed for students from Institutions of Higher Learning in Malaysia.


The programme is divided into two (2) tracks; Technology-Driven Track and Impact Driven Track. The participants will gain first-hand experience through the six (6) content modules; Ideation, Validation, MVP/ Prototype Development, Go-to-market, Financials, and Pitching, This will be a journey-based content designed to infuse the necessary experience in starting up for the participating students.

 

MaGIC University Startup Challenge 2021
https://www.mymagic.my/usc. info on USC. Closing date 26th March


Innovate Malaysia Softskills Talk

Innovate Malaysia 2021 is held fully virtual this year and we are coming to a mid-point for this year's competition. To help the participants overcome the challenges of having a virtual competition, Intel is organising the following talks.

We are opening up these talks to students in Malaysian universities, which we think will benefit them as some will go through the same challenges this year. Appreciate if you can forward this invite to your students.

Please register using this link: https://forms.gle/awSCQDqpFZhgtbud8

 

UX/DX – What You Need to Know

Date: 29 March 2021
Time: 10am - 11am
Online Session: MS Teams (session link to be given after registration)
Speakers:
1. Kanapathy Murugayah, SW Tools TME, IoTG, Intel
2. Yap Keng Lai, Content Designer, IoTG, Intel

Abstract

Regardless of the products that you are creating, it's undeniable that the quality of the product largely depends on the experience of the user. A product that provides good user experiences, requires the process of understanding the user journey in using the product and implementing the right features to facilitate the journey. This talk discusses the definition of user and developer experience (UX/DX) and how to get the right information to create a product that provides a good user experience.

Speakers' Biography

Kana has been with Intel IOTG for more than a decade and worked in multiple roles supporting customer to design innovative IOT solutions. Kana has experience in Linux, Virtualization, and Security. Now he evangelizes the need for great developer experience with Intel SW Developer Tools.

Keng Lai started as an engineer with Intel IOTG 16 years ago. She has also been a hardware application engineer and a technical writer within Intel. She is now a Content Designer in IOTG, responsible to ensure great user and developer experience while using Intel products for Edge Inference solutions.

 

Nail Your Next Virtual Presentation

Date: 29 March 2021
Time: 2pm - 3pm
Online Session: MS Teams (session link to be given after registration)
Speaker: Karena Kamaruzaman, Engineer, IoTG, Intel

Abstract

Presenting is a big part of life, whether it's presenting an idea or proposal in college, sharing results of a project at work or even influencing a group of friends to eat at your favourite café for lunch. However, recent events have made presenting virtually become common and will continue to be important for some time. This talk will equip you with some tips on how to deliver your next virtual presentation that will leave your audience with a lasting impact.

Speaker Biography

Karena is an engineer at Intel with the Internet of Things Group. She is an active member of Toastmasters and has achieved the Distinguished Toastmaster award. She enjoys public speaking, be it emceeing events, presenting technical papers in conferences, and competing in speech contests.

 

What is Business Acumen?

Date: 30 March 2021
Time: 10am - 11am
Online Session: MS Teams (session link to be given after registration)
Speaker: Dr Ngoo Seong Boon, GM, Banking Vertical BU, IoTG, Intel

Abstract

Business acumen (also known as a business savvy and business sense) is an ability that allows you to understand and cope with different business situations. We will discuss what is business acumen, the importance of it and how to sharpen the skill to help in your future career.

Speaker Biography

Dr SB Ngoo is currently the General Manager of Banking Vertical Market in Retail, Banking, Hospitality, Education (RBHE), for Intel IOTG worldwide business in Banking segment particularly. He has worked in Intel for about 22 years in various locations (China, Taiwan, US, Malaysia) and held many marketing and sales role in Intel. He hold Electrical & Electronics degree, MBA and DBA.

 


Career and start-up opportunities with VynnHack2021

Dear students,

We would like to invite all MMU students and alumni to join #VynnHack2021.

VynnHack 2021 is organised by our strategic partner, Vynn Capital Sdn Bhd. It
is your chance to create and find innovative solutions to address some of the opportunities identified by ASEAN's top startups.

You will get a chance to learn from and work with successful entrepreneurs who have built scalable businesses that are backed by reputable investors.

Registration period from now until 21st March 2021

Registration link: http://bit.ly/vynnhackregistration
Find out more at http://bit.ly/vynnhack

 

Contact us at edc@mmu.edu.my for any inquiries.

Thank you.

Regards,
Dr. Ong Jeen Wei
Director

Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC)
Alumni Engagement, Career and Entrepreneurship Development (ACED)


Invitation to 2021 Intel University VLSI Bootcamp

Intel Malaysia Proudly present 2021 Intel University VLSI Bootcamp!!!

For this coming Bootcamp, you are given not only the chance to learn technical knowledge from Intel engineers FIRST-HAND, but also the opportunity to engage with our engineers to understand more on your future engineering career. Bonus, you might have the chance to be part of Intel!

Come and register now!

** E-certificate will be provided.


Huawei’s AI Computing Platform

Technical Talk on FET-Huawei FYP Collaboration: Huawei's AI Computing Platform
Date: 23rd April 2021 (Friday)
Time: 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
Venue: via Google Meet

  • Open to MMU staff and students.
  • E-certificate will be provided for participants.
  • For those who are interested, kindly register your details at https://forms.gle/4ZSEwyeENFNMJDoC7.
  • Looking forward to your registration latest by 18th April 2021 (Sunday).

For further enquiries, please contact wkwong@mmu.edu.my


Webinar on Adventures of the Automation World

Date: 5th March 2021 (Friday)

Time: 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm

Venue: via Microsoft Teams

Please find attached the technical talk poster.

5 March – Greatech Webinar Poster

For those who are interested, kindly follow the steps below:

Step 1: Scan the QR code provided in the poster or enter the link: http://bit.ly/Greatech5Mar
Step 2: Fill up the Microsoft Form before the closing date on Wednesday, 3 March 2021
Step 3: Participants will receive confirmation email a day before the webinar.
Step 4: Join the webinar via link provided in the email on Friday, 5 March 2021 at 2:30pm (the host will allow participants to enter 15 minutes before the event)
Looking forward to your registration latest by 3rd March 2021 (Wednesday).

For further enquiries, please contact stlim@mmu.edu.my.


Session between FOE Management Team and Student on Pre Course Registration

Dear FOE Students,

Please be invited to the Google Meet sessions below if you have further questions or concerns on 2030 (Trimester 3 2020/2021) Pre Course Registration.

Session 1:

When: Fri Feb 19, 2021 3pm – 4pm Malaysia Time – Kuala Lumpur
Joining info: Join with Google Meet (meet.google.com/eqh-sdvh-vwb)

Session 2:

When: Mon Feb 22, 2021 3pm – 4pm Malaysia Time – Kuala Lumpur
Joining info: Join with Google Meet (meet.google.com/ysh-tfcu-coj)

Session 3:

When: Tuesday 23 Feb, 2021 3pm – 4pm Malaysia Time – Kuala Lumpur
Joining info: Join with Google Meet (meet.google.com/uqj-ihot-exh)

Please contact Mdm. Ruziah (ruziah.ismail@mmu.edu.my) for further information.


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