UTAR engineering alumna award

UNIVERSITI Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Material and Manufacturing Engineering alumna Tay Yu Jun is the proud recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Electronics Packaging Society (EPS) Malaysia Chapter’s ‘Best Engineering Student Award (BESA) 2019’.

Tay, who was among three finalists, received RM3,000 for her ‘Thermomigration in Sn-Ag-Cu-Pt (SAC-Pt) Solder Joints’ final year project.

Grateful for the recognition, Tay who won the award in the undergraduate category, said she could not have done it without guidance from project supervisor Dr Wong Mee Chu.

Sharing her success tips, she said an interesting topic and a good presentation which is simple to understand, are ways to get ahead of the competition.

In its third year, BESA aims to support the growth of the smart manufacturing industry, enhance the level of technical skills at vocational colleges and improve the quality of education and teaching of intelligent building-related professionals.

“Avoid boring your audience. You have to attract their attention.

“Gradually add more details and in-depth explanations along the way and come up with a strong conclusion that is enlightening for the audience, ” said Tay, who donated a book to the UTAR library as a ‘thank you’ gesture.

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