BEST PRACTICES WORKSHOP FOR POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION (SANGGAR KERJA PASCASISWAZAH) 2019
A workshop was conducted with the intention to help academic staff with the proper guidelines for becoming a great supervisor. Best strategies and practices for postgraduate supervision were shared by professionals who have abundant experience in this field. This program was attended by selected staff from Fakulti Teknologi Kejuruteraan (FTK), UTHM Pagoh.
The workshop was held on 24th-25th February 2019 at Meeting Room 5, Block A1, UTHM Pagoh and was officially launched by Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Suraya Hani Binti Adnan, the Deputy Dean (Research, Development & Publication). The program consists of 4 slots of presentations which involve around 30 participants in total. Details of each presentation are as follows:
- Slot 1: Procedures of Postgraduate Studies in FTK by Dr. Aimi Syamimi Binti Ab Ghafar (Coordinator for Postgraduate Committee FTK)
- Slot 2: Supervision & Postgraduate Rules and Regulations by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chan Chee Ming (Deputy Dean (Academic & Research), CGS)
- Slot 3: Effective Postgraduate Supervision by Prof. Dr. Yusri bin Yusof (Principal Researcher, Advanced Manufacturing & Material Centre (AMMC))
- Slot 4: Evaluation by Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Norshuhaila Binti Mohamed Sunar (Head of Department of Civil Engineering Technology, FTK)
Before the workshop, all speakers were briefed by Centre of Graduate Studies regarding its implementation. For the outcomes, the workshop was meant to provide fundamental knowledge on engaging supervisors in changing and enriching their supervisor roles and skills towards cultivating good research culture and supervision. The program aimed at equipping participants with essential knowledge and skills in order to be an effective postgraduate supervisor. Lastly, it was also intended to elucidate the roles and responsibilities of examiners and supervisors in assessing research progress in accordance with academic professionalism and ethics.
BRIEFING SESSION WITH NEW POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (FTK) SEMESTER II SESSION 2018/2019
On 26th of February 2019, a briefing session to welcome new postgraduate students of FTK was held at Meeting Room 5, Level 1, Block A1, UTHM Pagoh Campus. The briefing was delivered by Assoc. Prof. Ts. Haji Amran bin Mohd Zaid, the Dean of FTK, and was also attended by Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Suraya Hani binti Adnan, the Deputy Dean (Research, Development & Publication), Dr. Joewono Prasetijo, the Head of Department of Transportation Engineering Technology, postgraduate committee, supervisors and students.
The majority of newly registered students are from Master of Science in Railway Engineering (CNR), and others are from Master of Engineering Technology (KNT) and Doctor of Philosophy of Engineering Technology (PNT). Students were briefed regarding the procedures of postgraduate studies in FTK and the path they need to take towards graduation. Last but not least, FTK wishes the new students the very best in their future undertakings!