Contribution to Nation

Uncle Bugs Inventor Academy

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Year

Description of activity and Statutory Body / Organization

2012 – 2015

  • 3rd Year Industrial Project
    Serve as a Judge for projects developed by 3rd year students at the Center of Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM) at the Faculty of Engineering University of Malaya
    [University of Malaya]

2012 – 2014

  • MyInovasi – National Invention Competition for student
    Served as Judge in this invention competition specially designed for students in college and university
    [Ministry of Higher Education (MOE)]

2013 – 2016

  • Innovation Consultant- Royal Malaysian Police
    Engaged by the Logistic Dept at the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) to consult the Police force to be creative and innovative. Also coached a few teams for the participation in the Innovation and Creative Circle (KIK)
    [Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM)]
  • Anugerah Akademik Negara (National Academic Award)
    Served as Judge for this national award for academician who has achieved excellence in research, innovation and commercialization. This is the most prestigious award for Professors and members of academia in the country
    [Ministry of Higher Education (MOE)]

2013 – 2015

  • Research Fellow at Institute Sultan Iskandar (ISI)
    Engaged as Research Fellow at this institute. Institute Sultan Iskandar is an educational arm of University Technology of Malaysia (UTM) founded by His Royal Highness the Late Sultan of Johore.
    [Inst Sultan Iskandar (ISI) & UTM Johore]

2014 2017

  • Advisor to UTM Technology Entrepreneur Center
    Served as one of the Advisors for the Technology Entrepreneur Center at University Technology Malaysia (UTMTEC)
    [University Technology of Malaysia (UTM)]

2013 – 2014

  • Innovation Committee Panel for UTM ICC
    Served as one of the panels for the Innovation Commercialization Center (ICC) at the University Technology of Malaysia (UTM) in Johore
    [University Technology of Malaysia (UTM)]

2013

  • Innovation Day at the Prime Minister Department
    Invited as one of the key note speakers during the celebration of the Innovation Day at the Prime Minister Department.
    [The Prime Minister Department of Malaysia]
  • JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Award (CYEA)
    Served as a Judge for this prestigious CYEA award where outstanding young entrepreneurs who have done well business using creative in-puts were honored.
    [JCI Malaysia and JCI PJ Chapter]
  • Pertandingan KIK Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negri
    (Creative and Innovation Convention – Inland Revenue)

    Served as the Head Judge to evaluate new inventions created by the staff in the Kumpulan Inovatif dan Kreatif (KIK) competition for the Inland Revenue Depart (Income tax)
    [National Inland Revenue Department (Income Tax)]
  • Pertandingan KIK Kementerian Pertahanan
    (Creative and Innovation Convention – Ministry of Defend)

    Served as the Head Judge to evaluate new inventions created by the arm forces in the Kumpulan Inovatif dan Kreatif (KIK) competition for the Ministry of Defend
    [Ministry of Defend MALAYSIA]

2011 – 2016

  • McKinsey’s Online Executive Panel
    Served as a member of the on-line penal to McKinsey where views were provided for top business trends, including global economic conditions, and on topics relevant to their functional area of expertise.
    McKinsey

2011

  • Business Innovation and Incubation Center at University UCSI
    Served as Innovation Advisor to the University UCSI Business Innovation and Incubation Centre (UCSI BIIC)
    [UCSI University]
  • My Ideas – Ideas from the people of Malaysia
    Served as Advisor to this program which was run by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. Promotion of creativity and innovation to the grass roots members which is in-line with the National Innovation agenda
    [Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)]
  • Life Invention Green Growth – Korea
    Served as Judge for the International invention competition in Korea. Judging done on-line
    [Digital Electric Co Korea]
  • Cyber Invention Genius Inventor Fair – Korea
    Served as Judge for this International invention competition in Korea. Judging done on-line
    [Korean Invention Newspaper (KIN)]
  • Member at Asia Invention Association
    Was admitted into the Asia Invention Association as an Honorary Member in February 2011. Association is based in Seoul Korea.
    [Asia Invention Association based in Seoul KOREA]
  • Creative Young Entrepreneur Award
    Served as Advisor to this competition
    [Junior Chamber International (JCI)]

2009 – 2011

  • Cradle Fund
    Served as a mentor to a few inventors for a few projects
    [Cradle Fund Ministry Of Finance]

2010

  • IDEAS Malaysia Inventors’ Challenge – Reality TV show for Invention competition
    Served as Judge for this competition. It’s a reality TV program for inventor which was a great success with 4 million TV viewers
    [Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)]

2010 – 2016

  • James Dyson Award – International Invention competition
    Served as Judge for JDA competition. This competition is for university students in Malaysia and 18 other countries.
    [Sir James Dyson Foundation United Kingdom]

2009 – 2012

  • Maybank Money Tree YES Challenge – Competition
    Served as Judge for this competition for college students. This competition promote entrepreneurship and students learnt to form start-ups companies.
    [Maybank Malaysian Banking]

2009 – 2010

  • 1 Malaysia Innovation Tournament
    Served as Judge for this competition which is opened to all university students. This competition encourage students to be creative in every sense.
    [Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)]

2008

  • Adjunct Lecturer for UTP
    Engaged as Adjunct Lecturer for the University Technology Petronas (UTP)
    [University Technology Pertonas]