World Young Inventors Exhibition (WYIE 2017)

One final year student from School of Environmental Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Goh Zhi Kee, was given the opportunity to represent the Envex Young Researcher Club (EYREC) UniMAP to participate the World Young Inventors Exhibition (WYIE 2017) held in conjunction with 28th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2017). It is an invention competition to promote the spirit of creativity and inventiveness among young inventors. A team of international judges evaluated all inventions. The exhibition was held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur from 11th to 13th May 2017. This exhibition was organized by Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS) as to promote the spirit of creativity and inventiveness among young inventors.

            There were total 12 inventions from UniMAP participated the exhibition. In overall, there were 1 WYIE 2017 Senior Gold Medal, 9 Silver Medals and 2 Bronze Medals awarded from this exhibition for each invention. In this exhibition, her invention title “Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from Landfill Using Green Biochars”, under the supervision of Dr Tengku Nuraiti Tengku Izhar have been awarded the Gold Medal.

Prepared by: Tengku Nuraiti Tengku Izhar, Goh Zhi Kee