APU Students Bag 2 Awards at the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX)!

We are delighted to announce that two teams of students from School of Engineering (SoE) have successfully attained the Gold and Bronze awards in the recently concluded 25th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX), which was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

The two teams who represented APU are:

Team No.1 – Gold award
Project Title: ‘Safe & Secured Motorcycle System (SSMS)’
Academic Mentor: Assoc Prof Ir Dr Vinesh Thiruchelvam and Mr. Pang Jia Yew
Team Members: Cleopatra Musa and Syed Abdullah

Team No.2 – Bronze award
Project Title: ‘Motorized Folding Seats for Special-Care Group’
Academic Mentor: Dr Thang Ka Fei
Team Members: Lim Zhi Chan, Alex Teoh and Ho Mun Chung

About International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX)
ITEX is an international platform for local and international inventors and research scientists to present their inventions and innovations to a business community keen on commercialising unique inventions. Organised by MINDS (Malaysian Invention & Design Society) since 1989, this annual event attracts inventors with their latest inventions and innovations from universities, research institutions, individual inventors, young inventors, and corporations from Malaysia, Asia and Europe. This year, ITEX was held from 8th May 2014 to 10th May 2014. ITEX recognises unique inventions through the Inventions of Design Competition where local and international Awards are awarded. These winning inventions gain maximum recognition and attract even more business opportunities. For more information, kindly visit:

It was indeed a great achievement and this has once again proven that our students possess qualities that are able to meet industry expectations and standards. Do join us in congratulating the students for their success and thumbs up to their mentors for the guidance!