ORC graduate wins three major awards at UM EKSPO 2009
ORC PhD graduate Dr.Faisal Rafiq Mahamd Adikan (Rafiq) recently won three major awards at the University of Malaya, Malaysia Research, Invention and Innovation Expo 2009 (UM EKSPO)
Rafiq won the top award - Best of the Best along with the Best of Physical Science and Engineering Award and a Gold medal award for his poster entitled “The Flat Fibre: A Year After”.
The poster illustrated the work on flat fibres that Rafiq carried out at the ORC along with research groups headed by Professor Peter Smith and Dr Jayanta Sahu.
In 2006 Rafiq was presented a section prize at the House of Commons for the best engineering research for his work in the same field.