KUCHING – Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus was recently invited to the PETRONAS-Academia Collaboration Dialogue 2023 Appreciation Day held at Putrajaya Marriott Hotel, where the university received an award of appreciation.
On behalf of Swinburne Sarawak, Swinburne Innovation Malaysia Sdn Bhd (SWIM) Chief Executive Officer Professor Wallace Wong Shung Hui received the award of appreciation from Mr Aidil Shabudin, Senior General Manager, Resource Development and Management, Malaysia Petroleum Management (MPM) PETRONAS, and Mr Mohamed Firouz Asnan, Senior Vice President, MPM PETRONAS.
Last year, PETRONAS awarded Swinburne Sarawak a research project for the development of membrane technology for the separation of carbon dioxide from natural gas, which addresses the rising temperatures worldwide.
This year, Swinburne Sarawak has once again been invited to submit research proposals to PETRONAS, focusing on the innovation and technological advancement aligned with PETRONAS’ key focus areas.
This affirms that Swinburne Sarawak researchers can compete on a global scale, as they are solving global challenges such as that of climate change and sustainability. The university strives to apply its expertise in solving global problems and does this by actively collaborating with the leading global industry.
Under its renewable energy and circular economy research, Swinburne Sarawak investigates the conversion of waste biomass to hydrogen or fuel as well as the integration of biomass or hydrogen production to various industries such as the heavy, chemical and automotive industries.
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