UMP proudly produces 2,773 graduates in its 13th Convocation
Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) will celebrate the graduation of 2,773 of its students in its 13th convocation ceremony to be held over two days on November 10 and 11 at UMP Gambang Campus Sports Complex.
His Royal Highness the Regent of Pahang and UMP Chancellor Tengku Abdullah Al-Haj Ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah will grace the ceremony and present the scrolls and excellent achievement awards in the first session.
There are 63 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) graduates, 172 Masters’ degree graduates, 1,713 Bachelor’s degree graduates, 40 dual degree graduates, 270 Diploma graduates, 221 Executive Masters’ degree graduates, 52 Executive Bachelor degree graduates and 242 Executive Diploma graduates from nine faculties and two education centres.
The graduates are from Faculty of Civil & Natural Resources Engineering (264), Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (203), Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering (299), Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (307), Faculty of Computer Systems & Software Engineering (296), Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering (136), Faculty of Industrial Sciences & Technology (144), Faculty of Industrial Management (183), Faculty of Engineering Technology (191), UMP Advanced Education (515) and Institute of Postgraduate Studies (235).
The 40 dual degree graduates are those to be presented with Bachelor’s (Honours) in Mechatronic Engineering and Bachelor’s (Honours) in Automotive Engineering. It is a joint programme between UMP and Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (HsKA), Germany.
UMP will also see the first batch of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Engineering graduates who completed their course which is a joint programme between UMP and Reutlingen University.
A total of 28 graduates will receive the university’s excellence awards and industry’s prizes. There will be three new awards – BASF Petronas Excellence Award, Soho Niaga Excellence Award and Setegap Ventures Excellence Award.
According to UMP Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dato’ Sri Dr. Daing Nasir Ibrahim, the university would confer Honorary Doctorate in Engineering (Electronic) to former General Manager of Motorola Solutions Sdn. Bhd, Dr. Hari Narayanan P Ondiveeran as a mark of appreciation and recognition to his character, credibility and leadership.
“The university deeply appreciates the many inputs and ideas contributed during his tenure as the Adjunct Professor at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Electronic (FKEE) and his substantial role in the CEO@Faculty programme implemented by Ministry of Higher Education (KPM).
Dr. Hari Narayanan has also made considerable contribution in the wakaf and educational endowment initiatives in UMP through the MyGift platform and showed great commitment in the teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for school students.
Dr. Hari has also received numerous awards such as The Best CEO Award, The Most Outstanding CEO Award and The Most Active CEO Award.