PPK AERO HOSTED AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STUDY PROGRAM TO FOSTER ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT, AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY
NIBONG TEBAL, 18 August 2023 – The School of Aerospace Engineering (PPK Aero) recently hosted an Artificial Intelligence Study Program that is timely aligned with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)’s mission in fostering Academic Excellence, Global Engagement and Cultural Diversity.
The collaboration program with Foshan University, China is hoped to be an engaging platform for 39 undergraduate students involved in gaining not only the knowledge, but also the uniqueness of cultural diversity that we have in Malaysia, affirmed the Dean of PPK Aero, Professor Dr. Farzad Ismail during his speech.
“As part of the internalization engagement, we offer various advantages to the participants of the program mainly in demonstrating our working techniques directly from our professionals in the related areas of expertise,” mentioned Farzad.
“Indeed, I am optimist and look forward for the participants to pursue their studies at the School of Aerospace Engineering and enroll into our postgraduates’ programs in future,” he added.
Meanwhile, the Coordinator of the program, Dr. Ho Hann Woei explained that this study program is tailored for the international students as an excellent platform not only for PPK Aero to share expertise but also to attract talented students globally.
“By conducting the program, we hope to forge valuable partnerships with other universities and industries simultaneously,” he stated.
“Our partnership with Foshan University started since 2022 and we had been engaged in multiple collaborations with them through multiple study programs.
“This August marks a milestone as we are now conducting in-person study program, underscoring our commitment to fostering a more dynamic learning environment,” he announced.
The Artificial Intelligence Study Program between PPK Aero USM and Foshan University was held from 14 August until 17 August 2023 which included sessions on modules and learning activities delivered by skilled lecturers from USM.
Text: Siti Faizah Abd Halim/Photo: Siti Nur Aishah Adzhar (USM Internship Student)