MoU Signing Ceremony between MES Group and University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

The MoU was signed by Ms. Donna Ng, Chief Executive Officer; and Prof Dr Ewe Hong Tat, President; witness by En. Muizzudin Bin Jambari; Ir Prof Dr Goi Bok Min, Dean of LKC Faculty of Engineering & Science of University Tunku Abdul Rahman during our MES 10th Anniversary Dinner on 26th November 2021.

With this MOU, both parties cemented their commitment to do joint research and development (R&D) and organize joint short courses, seminars, talks, conferences, and workshops. To foster industry-academic cooperation through collaborative projects, industry advisory activities, industry visits, curriculum development, training, and consulting.

About University Tunku Abdul Rahman

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman is a non-profit private research university in Malaysia. It is ranked top 100 in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2018 and top 600 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, placing it overall 2nd in Malaysia only after University of Malaya.

UTAR President Ir Prof Dr Ewe Hong Tat enthused, “I am glad to note that UTAR is collaborating with MES Asia Sdn Bhd, a BIM Consultancy company offering BIM Project Management throughout the project life cycle for the architecture, engineers and construction industry. With the signing of this MoU, UTAR and MES Asia Sdn Bhd will work together to encourage joint research and development as research plays an important social role in assisting entities and governments in developing policies, products and services that respond to the future success of society and humanity.

Prof Ewe added, “UTAR believes in industry-academic cooperation which benefits students, academic staff and industry experts as both parties will organise joint short courses, seminars, conferences, industry advisory activities, industry visits, training and consultancy. On behalf of the University, I extend my sincere appreciation to MES for sponsoring five BIM software licenses to our Civil Engineering students to study and conduct research for their final year projects as well as allowing our students to be exposed to the industry through the industrial placement programme to meet the increasingly challenging and ever-changing industrial requirements.”