USM-UITM Research Collaboration has coined 2 Golds and a Diamond Award in IIIDentEx 2019
Hatten Hotel, Melaka, 25th June 2019 – Research collaboration between Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has won 2 Golds and a special Diamond Medal at the International Invention and Innovation in Dentistry Exhibition (IIIDentEx) 2019 that was held in Melaka. The research project led by Dr. Zuratul Ain Abdul Hamid from Polymer Program, School of Materials & Mineral Resources Engineering entitled ‘Innovative Eco-Friendly Denture Adhesive for Dental Application’ has been awarded a Gold Medal for its remarkably low cost and sustainable denture adhesive. The developed eco-friendly denture adhesive is hopeful can be beneficial and affordable for the B40 denture wearers.
Another Gold Medal succeeded from project entitled ‘A State-Of-The-Art Wireless Bite Force Recorder using 3D Printing’ which also crowned for a special Diamond Medal. The innovation of this Smart-bite was a wireless, cost effective and reliable bite force recorder device in which can be produced in office using 3D printer. This research project was a collaboration work with UiTM researcher, Dr Hazlina Abdul Ghani and her research team. Research students involved in both projects include Bazli Hilmi (USM) and Dr. Juzailah Rofie (UiTM).
Teks: Ku Marsilla/Zuratul Ain