ITEX 2019 saw over one thousand invention projects exhibited and compete for innovation.   Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation sent 3 teams to the competition comprise of team leader Ir Dr Alvin Yap Chee Wei, Harvin Kaur Guchran Singh, and Nor Azlina binti Abdul Rahman with Yogeswaran Nathan.

The teams have achieved excellent results in the 30th ITEX competition held at KLCC, with 2 golds and 1 bronze.  The teams of Ir Dr Alvin Yap and Harvin have won gold medals whereas the team of Azlina won a bronze medal.  Congratulations to the research teams.

The award shows that our student’s work is recognized in the innovation industry. It is a pleasant achievement, and this has once again shown that our students possess qualities that are able to meet industry expectations. Do join us in congratulating the students for their success and thumbs up to their mentors for the guidance!

The winning detail is in the following table:

Team Members Name & Mentors Project Description Award
1. Ir Dr Alvin Yap Chee Wei

Gideon JGordon Anak Isa

Muhammad Afiq Hanif Bin Mohd Zaidi

Pong Wei Xiang

Intelligent Condition Monitoring System on Pump Cavitation for Predictive Maintenance Gold
2. Harvin Kaur Gurchran Singh Henna Leaves Biopolymer as a Drag Reducing Agent Gold
3. Nor Azlina Binti Abdul Rahman

Yogeswaran Nathan

Edwin Chan Chin Hui

Ivan Tham Jun Hoe

Allergybot Bronze

About International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX):

ITEX is an international platform for local and international inventors and research scientists to present their inventions and innovations to a business community keen on commercializing unique inventions. Organized by MINDS (Malaysian Invention & Design Society) since 1989, this annual event attracts inventors with their latest inventions and innovations from universities, research institutions, individual inventors, young inventors, and corporations from Malaysia, Asia, and Europe. This year, ITEX was held from 2nd May 2019 to 4th May 2019. ITEX recognizes unique inventions through the Inventions of Design Competition where local and international Awards are awarded. These winning inventions gain maximum recognition and attract even more business opportunities. For more information, kindly visit:

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