USM Main Campus, PENANG, 12 March 2017 — The Makers@USM community has been officially launched during the first ever Makers@USM event with the objective of “Bringing Makers at USM Together” on 10-11th March 2017 at Dewan Utama Pelajar, here.
Makers@USM community is open to all warga@USM to join to share and exhibit innovative projects through the ideas created regardless of background and field of study. It will also becomes a platform for sharing knowledge and transferring skill among all. This will help boost innovative mindset, which will hopefully give rise to commercialization and entrepreneurship activities for the university in the future.
Among the VIPs that attended the event are Prof Dr Abdul Rahman Mohamed, Deputy Vice-Cancellor (Industry and Community) of USM; Dato’ Syed Mohamad Syed Murtaza, Group Managing Director of Usains Holding Berhad; Dr Zainal Abu Zarim, Vice Presiden, Group Human Capital Management, Telekom Malaysia; and Yoong Fen Shern, Senior Director IT, Jabil Sdn Bhd.
The students and staffs participated in the exhibition, workshops and “Experience corner” to learn and experience the spirits of makers as well as to keep up to date with the technologies that are relevant to the makers community.
To join the community is as easy as clicking the “Join Group” button at the Makers@USM Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/USMMakers/.