TRANSCEND Activities

December 2019

Activity: Clearance of MOBILISE Digital Platforms from Pasir Gudang, Johor Port

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14th January 2020

Johor Port, Pasir Gudang, KANZU Research, UTHM.

Sr. Dr. Noralfishah Sulaiman, Sr. Dr. Nazirah Binti Mohamad Abdullah, MOBILISE Team and KANZU Research team

On 14th January, Sr. Dr. Noralfishah Sulaiman, Dr. Nazirah and RA went to Johor port, Pasir Gudang for the clearance of Mobilise digital platforms arrived from Salford University, UK. Dr. Noralfishah Sulaiman and Dr. Nazirah had a meeting with the customs officer that went successful and both platforms got the clearance. After the clearance, the platforms bring to UTHM with the help of the lorry provided by UTHM. Both platforms are placed at Kanzu Research: Resilient Built Environment Lab with the help of manpower provided by the students. The platform is intended for the MOBILISE Sarawak research project currently under process. Various parties have given good cooperation in managing this. Among them are UTHM Vice Chancellor’s Office, Royal Malaysian Customs, Office of Development and Maintenance, UTHM Architects and KANZU MOBILISE’s team.

In this regard, the project is a collaboration between UK, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Hosted by Prof. Terrence Fernando from Thinklab, University of Salford, Manchester, with donations through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) & Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK. Indirectly, with this platform, the project can run smoothly.