Researcher Support

Internal Research Grant 2019 – Round 1 (as of Jan 2019)

Principal Investigator Project Title Commencement Date Department Grant Amount
Dr How Heoy Geok Experimental investigation of multi-stage fuel injection strategy on engine-out responses of diesel engine fueled with biodiesel-diesel fuel blends 15th Jan 2019 Engineering RM 16500.00
Dr J Joshua Thomas An adaptive learning analytics (ALA) data intensive framework to predict student academic grades, attrition and retention strategies at a University 15th Jan 2019 Computing RM 4149.55
Sarata Balaya An adaptive learning analytics (ALA) data intensive framework to predict student academic grades, attrition and retention strategies at a University 15th Jan 2019 Mass Communication RM 6346.00

Internal Research Grant 2018 – Round 1 (as of Dec 2018)

Principal Investigator Project Title Commencement Date Department Grant Amount
Dr Azreen Rozainee Medical tourism in Penang: Perspective from Indonesian Treatment Seekers 15th August 2018 SHTCA RM 3300.00

Internal Research Grant 2019 – Round 1 (as of Jan 2019)

Principal Investigator Project Title Commencement Date Department Grant Amount
Dr. Chuah Hun Guan Modeling of the effect of surface roughness in plastic strain gradient theory of indentation size effect for micro-indentation 1st Jan 2019 Engineering RM 61,000

Student Entrepreneurship Initiatives Program (SEIP) 

The Student Entrepreneurship Initiatives Program (SEIP) is a UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College initiated programme to nurture the culture of having an entrepreneurial mindset among students that enroll into any UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College academic program.

SEIP promotes student-initiated business start-ups before they graduate. The start-up will operate at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College and managed entirely by the students with the help of the centre for research and innovation (CRI). SEIP targets students that are interested in:

Starting a business.
Learning about entrepreneurship through various workshop offered.
Integrating entrepreneurial knowledge to develop their business.
Writing a business plan.
Pitching for funding opportunities.

SEIP Program offers opportunities to get exposure, acquire skills and gain real-world experience in starting a business. We offer multidisciplinary hackathons and pitch-a-thons, mentoring from industry experts, start-up seed funding, competitions, accelerators, internships, and events.

Phase 1 : Pre – Incubation ( Ideation )
Target Group All UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College students
Training By Lecture and Workshop
Finance Seed Start-ups Fund (RM 1,000) (after student has start-up)
Mentoring Coaches from Industry
Evaluation Proposal & Business Plan development process
Competition Internal Business Plan Competitions
Phase 2 : Start-Up ( Prototyping )
Target Group All UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College students
Training By Lecture and Workshop
Business Type Technology / Services oriented
Service Co-Working Space, Meeting room & Free Wifi
Mentoring Pitching and Funding opportunities
Competition Internal and External Business Plan Competitions
Phase 3 : Entrepreneurship Development ( Acceleration & Scaling )
Target Group Selected / Winners of UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College students from Business Plan competitions and business Start-Ups
Training By Lecture and Workshop
Service Technology / Services oriented
Intellectual Property (MyIPO) Co-Working Space, Meeting room & Free Wifi
Activity Pitching and Funding opportunities
Competition Internal and External Business Plan Competitions