Siti Koriah Zakaria Won Gold Medal at iCompEx 2021

Siti Koriah Binti Zakaria (MSc postgraduate student) supervised by Ts. Dr. Teo Pao Ter has won GOLD medal at Innovation and Invention Competition through Exhibition(iCompEx) 2021. The iCompEx 2021  innovation competition was organized by Politeknik Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah (POLIMAS) Jitra, Kedah, Jabatan Pendidikan Politeknik (JPP) dan Kerajaan Negeri Kedah.

Siti Koriah and Dr. Teo presented an innovation project entitled, “Wood Saw Dust Waste as Green Pore Forming Agent in Porous Ceramic", under Catagory B: Construction & Materials. The main vision and mission of the innovation are to recycle and re-use the wood sawdust waste generated by the wood, timber and furniture industry in Malaysia into porous ceramic. We hope that this innovation will be successfully commercialized in the ceramic market and solve the issue of the huge dumped pills of wood saw waste.

Prepared by,

Ts. Dr. Teo Pao Ter