Chemical Engineering Team the First Runner-up of #ShellSelamatSampai Varsity Challenge 2019

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Five finalist consisting of The Flash Helmet (USM), Firecracker (UTeM), PRoSS (UPM), ELRITZ (UPM) and Civil 5 (UM) competed in the #ShellSelamatSampai Varsity Challenge (#SSSVC) 2019 Grand Finale which was held on 14th – 15th September 2019 at MITEC, Kuala Lumpur. The Flash Helmet team from the School of Chemical Engineering was named the first runner-up of the #SSSVC with their Flash Helmet, which improved the visibility of motorcyclist by emitting light signals to other road users when sensors attached to the helmet detected moving vehicles within 4 meters radius, thus preventing accidents from occurring between motorcyclist and other vehicles.

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Chemical Engineering Student Involve in “JORaN” Development

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On the 4th of September 2019, USM soft-launched JORaN in conjunction with the registration of new students for the 2019/2020 academic session. JORaN which stands for Job Opportunity Recruitment and Networking is a mobile application that is fully developed by USM students and supported by USM deputy vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Aldrin Abdullah. This app offers various part-time job within the campus for student to apply and earn extra income.

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Chemical Engineering Student Team among Top 20 for #ShellSelamatSampai Varsity Challenge 2019

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The #ShellSelamatSampai Varsity Challenge (#SSSVC) is an inter-varsity road safety innovation competition organized by Shell with the key objective is to empower young adults to embark on road safety innovation projects that would contribute towards eliminating road-related accidents. The preliminary judging session for the first phase of the competition was conducted on 21st May 2019. Out of 70 proposals submitted to Shell, The Flash Helmet has been selected as the top 20 teams to proceed to the next phase. The Flash Helmet comprises of undergraduate students from the School of Chemical Engineering, USM and being supervised by Dr. Masrina Mohd Nadzir. The team members are Akbar Ahmed Nassor, Nurul Aina Mohamad Alias, Chan Kit Yen, Wan Ahmad Aizat Wan Anuar, and Farihah Luqman.

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