UTM-CIAM: A cooperation of UTM with OCIAM
The Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in Johor Bahru, Malaysia has founded a Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics in 2012 in cooperation with OCIAM. They have already held three Study Groups with Industry in 2011, 2014, and 2015. Currently Assoc. Prof. Ali H. M. Murid and PhD student Amir S. A. Hamzah are visiting OCIAM for a month (15 Oct – 14 Nov 2015) to discuss some projects such as modelling processes in subsurface flow in constructed wetland and one on green cleansing using clay that arose at the recent Study Group meeting.
UTM has signed the Memorandum of Understanding between UTM and OCIAM on 12 December 2012 at St. Anne’s College, Oxford University. Among other significant activities outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding are training PhD students and hosting research visits by researchers in Oxford & UTM. Also, Professor J R Ockendon FRS of the Mathematical Institute, Oxford University has been appointed UTM Adjunct Professor for July 2014 – June 2016.