IEM Gold Medal For APU Mechatronic Engineering Graduate
Chong Wei Lun, a graduate of the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronic Engineering with Honours, was honoured with the prestigious Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) Gold Medal Award 2022. The award ceremony took place during the 64th IEM Annual Dinner held on 15th July 2023.
Proud mentor-lecturer Ir. Eur. Ing. Ts. Dr. Lau Chee Yong (left) with his graduated student Chong Wei Lun who won the IEM Gold Medal at the venue of the 64th IEM Annual Dinner.
Proud of his student's accomplishments, Senior Lecturer at the School of Engineering, APU, Ir. Eur. Ing. Ts. Dr. Lau Chee Yong, commented, “Wei Lun’s achievements are a testament to the pursuit of excellence, and he serves as an inspiration to both current and future students. The IEM Gold Medal Award attests to his remarkable work ethic, intellectual prowess, and ability to excel in a challenging academic environment.”
IEM president Ir. Prof. Dr. Norlida Buniyamin (left) conferred IEM Gold Medal to Chong Wei Lun at a ceremony held during the 64th IEM Annual Dinner.
During the award presentation, IEM president Ir. Prof. Dr. Norlida Buniyamin honoured Chong on stage, witnessed by Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Siva Kumar Sivanesan, APU’s School of Engineering Head, Dr. Lau, and APU alumnus Chua Wenyi.
Ir. Eur. Ing. Ts. Dr. Lau Chee Yong (from left), Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Siva Kumar Sivanesan, and APU alumnus Chua Wenyi (right) witnessed the proud moment of Chong Wei Lun (2nd from right) bestowed with the IEM Gold Medal Award.
The event was also graced by the presence of Works Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi, who praised engineers for their integral role as catalysts of infrastructure and economic development, contributing significantly to Malaysia’s nation-building.