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Book writers and article contributors celebrated

PEKAN, 13 November 2020 - Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) Press published four new books entitled Harimau Yang Mengaum, Individual Field Project Guideline – Bachelor of Business Engineering with Honours, Module Strength of Materials 1, and Sensor and Instrumentation Systems.

The books were launched by the UMP Legal Advisor, Datin Hajah Wan Maizurina Wan Othman, at the Executive Lounge, UMP Library, Pekan recently.

Also present was the Director of UMP Press, Ts. Dr. Muhamad Mat Noor.

The book Harimau Yang Mengaum is a creative work led by a lecturer from the Centre for Human Sciences (PSK), Haslinda Hashim.

The book compiled 21 creative works on the ups and downs of student life in UMP.

Meanwhile, the book Individual Field Project Guideline – Bachelor of Business Engineering with Honours is a guide module to manage projects for Business Engineering students, written by Ts. Dr. Lee Khai Loon, Associate Professor Dr. Cheng Jack Kie, and Dr. Gusman Nawanir of the Faculty of Industrial Management (FPI).

The book Module Strength of Materials 1, written by Dr. Nasrul Azuan Alang (Faculty of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering Technology), Dr. Ramli Junid (College of Engineering) and Dr. Tedi Kurniawan (former senior lecturer of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering), is a learning module that provides the basic knowledge on the concept of structural mechanics for engineering students equipped with various relevant exercises.

The book Sensor and Instrumentation Systems is a collection of notes on sensors and instrumentation systems that introduces the basic principles of measurement, types of sensors and instruments, and their applications.

This book is written by Ts. Dr. Ahmad Shahrizan Abdul Ghani, Dr. Mohd Yazid Abu, and Khairul Fikri Muhamad of the Faculty of Manufacturing and Mechatronics Engineering (FTKPM).

In her speech, Datin Hajah Wan Maizurina congratulated all the writers and article contributors for the UMP bulletin.

“I believe that publishing a book is not an easy task. Sacrifices are needed, especially in terms of time and energy to prepare a manuscript for publication.

“Besides the writers, editors, graphic designers, and marketing staff also work hard to complete and market the books.

“The behind-the-scenes workers also have big roles in disseminating knowledge,” she said.

She hoped that such noble efforts could provide knowledge to the community and the university and even become an act of worship, and the reward will continue to flow to all involved in producing these books.

“Therefore, it is my great hope that this event will always be held to disseminate the works of UMP lecturers to the community, thus becoming part of the responsibility of establishing relationships between universities and the surrounding community,” she said.

The books are available on or

In the same event, Datin Hajah Wan Maizurina also presented certificates of appreciation and souvenirs to the contributors of articles and scholarly articles published in the official UMP bulletin, namely e-Create and e-Pekan Review.

The event was also graced by the recitation of gurindam entitled Kasih Ayah dan Ibu by Juwairiah Osman, Language Teacher, Centre for Modern Languages (PBM) and The Land of Story-Books by Robert Louis Stevenson, presented by Raja Nurul Mardhiah Raja Abdul Aziz, Assistant Administrator, UMP Press.

By: Safriza Baharuddin, The Office Of SUARA UMP

Translation by: Dr. Rozaimi Abu Samah, Engineering College/Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering Technology

Reports by:
Siti Nurfarmy binti Ibrahim