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PES Day 2020: PES Malaysia Chapter

A leadership talk was organized on 30th April 2020. The speaker was Prof. Dr. Zuhaina Zakaria, SMIEEE. This program was targeted to cultivate the attitude and spirit of leadership among IEEE members. It gave an opportunity to hear experiences from Prof. Dr. Zuhaina on “How Emotional Intelligence Can Make You A Better Leader”. Dr. Zuhaina joined IEEE since 1999 and was the Chair of IEEE Malaysia Section during 2015-2016. She was also the founder of IEEE Malaysia Section-Women in Engineering Affinity Group which was formed in July 2007. She is an active volunteer in IEEE PES Malaysia Chapter and was its Chair during 2015-2016. She is the Chapter Representative for Region 10 PES since 2015. She was IEEE Region 10 Educational Activities Coordinator during 2017-2018. She is also a committee member in MGA Geo Unit Operations Support Committee since 2018. Recently in January 2020, she was appointed as member of IEEE Admission & Advancement Committee and IEEE PES Long Range Planning Committee.

Figure 1: During the webinar session

Figure 2: Promotion poster for the webinar on 30th April

A webinar was held on 29th April 2020 on “Engineering your success: The essential skills required to become a professional engineer”. The speaker was Mr. Wan Nor Rashidi Bin Wan Tajuddin. He is a professional engineer registered with the board of engineers, Malaysia. He was also involved with a number of notable projects in the northern region such as the first medical hospital to obtain the green building index certification. Students were exposed to real life work environment and came to know some basic essential skills needed as an engineer.

Figure 3: Promotion poster for the webinar on 29th April

Dr. Rahimi Bahrom, Chair, IEEE Power Electronics Society Malaysia conducted a webinar focusing the application of MATLAB/Simulink for beginner on 25th April. He is a senior lecturer at the Centre for Electrical Power Engineering Studies (CEPES), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia.

Figure 4: Promotion poster for the webinar on 25th April

An online Educational Webinar on “Essential Skills for Practicing Engineer” was held on 23rd April, 2020. The speaker was Mr. Ahmad Zakuan Ahmad Dahalan, Project Technical Expert of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). He also has experienced as Energy Engineer at Guocera Tile Industries (Meru) Sdn. Bhd and Project Engineer & Energy Manager FOXBORO (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. Mr Ahmad Zakuan shared his knowledge and experience.

Figure 5: Promotion poster for the webinar on 23th April

Dr. Nur Ashida Salim, SMIEEE
PES DAY Ambassadors, IEEE PES Malaysia
IEEE Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Student Branch