Engineering options in Kentucky

THE Centre for American University Programmes of Inti College Malaysia has added the University of Kentucky to its list of collaborators. 

Under an agreement, the University of Kentucky will providetransfer matrices for students desiring matriculation into programmes in chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering. 

NEW PARTNERSHIPS: From left, Dr Koo of INTI College presenting a token of appreciation to G.T. Lineberry, Associate Dean for Commonwealth and International Programs, University of Kentucky.

Said the Dean of the College of Engineering at the University, Dr Thomas W. Lester: “Since the College started to receive transfer students from Inti more than a decade ago, the faculty has become impressed with the preparation of Inti students for and their motivation to succeed in a rigorous course of study.”  

Inti Vice-President of Administrative Affairs, Dr Koo Wee Kor expressed the hope that both institutions would engage in more co-operative endeavours to offer more viable options to students in the near future.  

Since 1890, the University of Kentucky has sent approximately 19,000 of its graduates into all levels of the engineering and computer science profession as well as a variety of related professions.  

Its College of Engineering has eight centres, including the Kentucky Transportation Center, the Center for Robotics and Manufacturing Systems, the Consortium for Fossil Fuel Science, Vibro-Acoustics Consortium, Painting Technology Consortium, the Center for Aluminum Technology, the Center for Micro-Magnetic and Electronic Devices and the Electron Microscopy Facility.  

It is also affiliated with the Center for Applied Energy Research, Advanced Science and Technology Commercialisation Center, the Center for Biomedical Engineering and the Laboratory for Advanced Networking. 

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