Lectures for new sem

My lectures officially start today since Sunday was a holiday. Got an MMBT 1153 class 8-10 am followed by SMBB 4713 from 10 am - 12 pm. Luckily, today is the icebreaking session especially for MMBT class since there was only 9 students and the … [Continue reading]

New UG students 20182019 session

New UG students register into UTM last Monday and this morning starting from 8:30 am they were briefed by the Dean of FS on UTM and the faculty itself followed by detailed explanation from PM DR Fadhilah Yusof on UG academic regulations. It was later … [Continue reading]

Biotic Farming and Urban Farming

Yesterday, September 4th 2018; 4 of my PG students and I went to ICA Pagoh, UTM for a short workshop on The future of Agriculture: Biotic Farming and Urban Farming. I meant short because it was only for 2 hours yet the workshop was very informative … [Continue reading]


This is rather off topic from any academic or research interest.  I just wanted to lament on the perspective of one's conscience. At 0612 this morning, a motorcycle rammed into the back of my car. How can I be so precise on the time? I had stopped on … [Continue reading]

Viva voce-Fifi’s

Alhamdulillah, the long awaiting viva voce for Fifi was held on July 19th. We waited since April for that (huge sigh of relief!) since she submitted in late January. Anyways, thanks to the external from UKM (not present), Dr Fazilah as internal and … [Continue reading]

2nd International Conference on Biosciences & Medical Engineering (ICBME 2019), April 11-12 2019, BALI, INDONESIA

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I would like to invite everyone to participate in the 2nd International Conference on Biosciences & Medical Engineering (ICBME 2019) that will be held from April 11-12 2019 in Bali, Indonesia. The venue of … [Continue reading]

SMBT 3213 Group Assignment

Today is the day everyone in the SMBT 3213 course have to promote the food product they come up with as part of their group assignment. We have a total of 8 groups & all groups managed to come up with products that are different from one to the … [Continue reading]

Lab meeting (May 2018)

Nothing new in the meeting, except we don't have the FYP students joining us anymore as the've wrapped up their lab work & has started writing their theses. Anyway, at the end of the meeting, everyone was invited (current & new FYP student) … [Continue reading]

Selamat Bersara Prof Datin Dr Zaharah Ibrahim

Yesterday we had a farewell ceremony for Prof Datin Dr Zaharah Ibrahim; it was held in conjunction with Ihya' Ramadan. In 2004 when I first joined UTM, she was my KJ (head of dept) & we were still under Dept of Biology, FS. As someone not from … [Continue reading]

Meeting with collaborator

Today was a hectic day. Since my 2-hours lecture from previous week had to be cancelled to make way for FBME innovation day, we had a replacement class from 9AM. After an hour and a half, I had to rush to V01 for Facility Meeting, though I only sat … [Continue reading]