Honours & Awards

Organisational Leadership Awards:

1. UTM Academic Quality Award, 2016.
2. UTM Top Publication Award, 2016. Ranked 1st among 20 UTM Schools in 2016.
3. Six Star Academic Quality Award, and Ranked 1st among 20 UTM Schools in 2016.
4. UTM Academic Quality Award, 2015.
5. Five Star Academic Quality Award, and Ranked 1st among 20 UTM Schools in 2015.
6. UTM Lab Safety Award, 2014.
7. UTM Academic Quality Award, 2013.
8. 3rd STAR, AEMAS Energy Management Gold Standard – Awarded to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. (Advisor), Malaysia Green Technology Corporation, 1 Oct 2014 – 30 Sept 2016.
9. 2nd STAR, AEMAS Energy Management Gold Standard – Awarded to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. (Advisor), Malaysia Green Technology Corporation, 1 Feb 2013 to 31 Jan 2015.
10. 1st STAR, AEMAS Energy Management Gold Standard – Awarded to UTM. (Advisor), Malaysia Green Technology Corporation, 19 July 2011 to 18 July 2013.
11. ASEAN Energy Award 2012 – Large Building Category, UTM – A One Stop Centre for Sustainable Energy Management, ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE), Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 16 Sept 2012 (Project Advisor/Consultant).

Research & Academic Excellence Awards:

1. Top-Ranking Highest Cited in 2012-2013 for IF year 2014. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy.
2. Web of Science Highly Cited Paper, Chew, K. H., Klemes, J., Wan Alwi, S. R. and Manan, Z. A. (2013). Industrial Implementation Issues of Total Site Heat Integration. Applied Thermal Engineering, PRES 2012 Special Issue. Vol. 61, issue 1, 15 October 2013, Pages 17-25. Q1: Impact factor: 2.739.
3. Best Poster Award, Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES) 2015 Conference, 27 September to 2 October 2015, Dubrovnic, Croatia.
4. Award of the Best UTM Flagship Research Project 2015.
5. UTM Outstanding Researcher Award (Anugerah Tokoh Penyelidik UTM), 2014.
12. Pannonia (Honorary Doctorate) Award, 2014, Awarded by University of Pannonia, Hungary
13. UTM Publication Award, 2014.
14. Imperial College Chemical Engineering Distinguished Lecture, Sponsored by the Imperial College of London, United Kingdom, 2014.
15. Top Research Scientist Malaysia Award, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, 2013.
16. Computers and Chemical Engineering Most Downloaded Paper, 2013.
17. SDEWES Best Paper Award, 2013, 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – Dubrovnik, Croatia September 2013.
18. Ranked 2nd globally as expert under the Distinguished Competency (DC#5) of ‘Optimisation, Costs, Water’. Scival Spotlight 2012, Elsevier.
19. Prince Sultan Abdul Aziz International Award for Water 2008, Awarded by The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Water Category.
20. 2006-2009 IChemE Top Cited Journal, by Institution of Chemical Engineers, UK.
21. Awarded full sponsorship in Grid Connected Photovoltaic Training, Berlin, Germany (5 – 9 January 2009).
22. Awarded full sponsorship in International Training and Research Program for Sustainable Environment and Renewable Energy, Taipei, Taiwan (15 – 21 September 2008).
23. IEM Best Paper for Asia Pacific Conference on Chemical Engineering, 2002.
24. UTM Publication Award 2013.
25. UTM Publication Award 2011.
26. UTM Publication Award 2010.
27. UTM Individual Consultancy Award, 2009.
28. Winner, UTM Consultancy Award 2008.
29. UTM Innovation Award for Best Researcher (Individual Category), 2006
30. Best National Journal for UTM Quality Day 2004.
31. Best Working Paper Award, Seminar FKKKSA, August 1994.
32. UK Association of Commonwealth Scholarship Award

Exhibition Awards:

1. Silver Medal, Optimal Site © – A Software for Optimal Total Site Utility System Design, International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Instituttions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA) 2015, 4 to 6 Dec 2015, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.
2. Bronze Medal, e-Phyto – Software for designing solvent formulation for enriched herb extract, INATEX 2015, 3 to 5 Nov 2015, Dewan Sultan Iskandar, UTM.
3. Gold Medal and Jury Award in Industrial Technology & Invention Exhibition 2014.
4. Gold Medal, Optimal Power – Software for Optimal Hybrid Power System, 24th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2013), 9-11 May 2013, Kuala Lumpur
Convention Centre.
5. Gold Medal, Optimal Power – Software for Optimal Hybrid Power System, INATEX, 2012.
6. Bronze Medal, INATEX 2011. 16-18 Nov 2011. Dewan Sultan Iskandar, UTM.
7. Gold Medal Award, IPTA Exhibition, 2005.
8. Silver Medal Award, Expo S&T 2004
9. Silver Medal, Products Category, INATEX, 2004
10. Silver Medal, 31st Int’l Exhibition of Invention, New Techniques, Products, Geneva, 2003.
11. Silver Medal, Expo Science and Technology Malaysia, 2002

Entrepreneurship Awards:

1. Project Leader, Semifinalist, Southeast Asia & Taiwan Universities (SATU) Summit on Industry-Academia Collaboration and Business Plan Competition at the International Level 2007.
2. Project Leader, Top 3 winner, Southeast Asia & Taiwan Universities (SATU) Business Plan Competition at the National Level 2007.
3. National Champion for Business Plan Competition 2006, Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn Bhd, 29 Mac 2006.
4. Champion, UTM-MARA-MDC Business Plan Competition 2005, 3 Mac 2005.

Staff Excellence Awards:

1. UTM Excellence Award 2016.
2. UTM Outstanding Academician Award (Anugerah Tokoh Akademik UTM), 2014.
3. UTM Outstanding Researcher Award (Anugerah Tokoh Penyelidik UTM), 2014.
4. Staff Excellence Award, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, 2015.
5. Staff Excellence Award, Academic Quality Task Force, Faculty of Chemical Eng, 2015.
6. Staff Excellence Award, EAC Task Force, Faculty of Chemical Eng, 2015.
7. UTM Excellence Award 2012.
8. UTM Excellence Award 2011.
9. UTM Excellence Award, 2007.
10. UTM Excellence Award, 2003.
11. UTM Excellence Award, 2001.