Skudai, July 8th: Three UTM researchers has managed to secure two awards at the Invention and New Products Exhibition (INPEX) 2008, America's largest invention trade show held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on 11th to 14th of June 2008.
Prof. Dr. Azlan Adnan of the Faculty of Civil Engineering through his research product, Intelligent Structural Inspection Rating System Using Mobile Devices (SEER-INTEL) won a Silver – Jury Award under the Construction category (Silver - Jury Award (Construction).
The collaboration between Prof. Dr. Md. Nor Musa, the Dean of Research Management Centre and Assoc. Prof. Ainullotfi Abdul Latif from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering proved fruitful after winning a Bronze – Merit Award through their product, Multistage Symmetrical Wobble Plate Compressor.
This is the forth time UTM participated in the event starting from 2002 and has won various awards during the previous INPEX.
Sponsored and produced by InventHelp, INPEX is a unique trade show that showcases numerous inventions, new products and innovations that are available to license, market or manufacture. "The Invention Show" brings inventors and entrepreneurs together with industry representatives in one convenient forum.
It provides a forum for inventors to exhibit their inventions and attempt to make contacts with companies interested in licensing, marketing or manufacturing new products.
INPEX exhibitors come from far and wide, and their inventions fall into all sorts of different product categories. These categories include (but are not limited to) automotive, electronics, hardware, housewares, sporting goods, toys and games, and more.
Along with inventors from all fifty states, INPEX has received inventors from countries around the world, including Hong Kong, Croatia, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom.