Engineer - The Way Forward at APU

On October 30, 2013, an inspiring talk on “Engineers - The way forward” was delivered by Prof. Ir. Dr. Hj. Kamsani Abdul Majid, Managing Director/Executive Chairman, Unipower Intelligent Sdn. Bhd. The talk was about good and bad engineering approaches and ethics of a good engineer.

The seminar highlighted the responsibility of an engineer to uphold the prestige of the profession and to maintain a professional ethics rooted in ability, temperance, modesty, honesty, and justice. The seminar also highlighted the need for the engineers to be in compliance with the standards of worker protection as provided by the law and the need for the engineer to ensure the continuous improvement of his knowledge, particularly of his profession, disseminate his knowledge, share his experience, provide opportunities for education and training of workers, provide recognition, moral and material support to the society he belongs, thus returning the benefits and opportunities he has received. The statistics of the engineering projects and requirement for professional engineers projected by the presenter was an eye opener for the attendees of the talk, which comprised of 50 students and 5 staff.