Saturday, February 11, 2012

Event: TALK ON “Postgraduate Study – BEng@18, MEng/PhD@23 "

Date : 18th February 2012 (Saturday) 
Time : 9.30 a.m to 11.30 a.m ( Refreshment will be served at 8.30 a.m) 
Venue : Tan Sri Prof. Chin Fung Kee Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Wisma IEM, PJ 
Speaker : Ir. Dr. Dominic Foo
BEM Approved PDP Hours: 2

SYNOPSIS 
Following the rapid development of higher educational sector in the country, postgraduate study is becoming a common trend for many engineering graduates. Postgraduate programs offered in a higher educational institutions range from full time research to part time taught course program. More recently, many universities are offering direct PhD scheme where students with first degree can enroll in. Besides, there are engineers who are signing up with Engineering Doctorate (EngD) and Master in Business Administration (MBA) programs too. Hence, deciding which postgraduate program to enroll with is not an easy task. This talk will provide some guidelines how the engineers can decide which postgraduate program is suitable for him/her.

BIODATA OF SPEAKER 
Ir. Dr. Dominic Foo is a Professor of Process Design and Integration at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. He is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineer Malaysia (BEM). He is a world leading researcher in resource conservation and waste minimisation. He establishes international collaboration with researchers from various countries in the Asia, Europe, American and Africa. Dominic Foo is an active author, with two forecoming books and more than 70 journal papers, and made more than 120 conference presentations. He served as International Scientific Committee for several important conferences in his areas of research (CHISA/PRES, FOCAPD, ESCAPE, PSE, etc.). He is the winner of the Innovator of the Year Award 2009 of Institution of Chemical Engineers UK (IChemE), as well as the 2010 Young Engineer Award of Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM). He also actively conducts professional training for practising engineers. Ir Dr Foo obtains his professorship at the age of 34, i.e. 5 years after joining the university. His “part time hobby” is to provide career guidance for new engineering graduates. He is currently the Deputy Chairman of the Chemical Engineering Technical Division.

Note: RM10 administrative fee will be charged to IEM fund.

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Posted by Mei

1 comment:

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