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A Professor from UCSI University (UCSI) and an associate professor at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) received a prize for Scientific Work 2016 by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) in collaboration of their book, Regionalisma Dalam Seni Bina Malaysia Era Moden, Pascamoden dan Global.
What’s the highlight?
The prize given to Prof Dr Mohd Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi (USCI) and Dr Gurupiah Mursib (UTM) by DBP is an appreciation of the highest state prize in scientific writing in Malay language. Under the category of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, the book was a success and that made both of the professors won an award certificate and a cheque worth of RM5,000 each. Prof Tajuddin see this award as a special award for him as there were not many architecture books in the industry and the book signifies an excellent platform to encourage and expands the academic writings in Malay language. To top it off, the award was presented by the Minister of Education, Dato’ Seri Mahdzir bin Khalid during the launch of DBP’s project, Lori Ujana Buku in conjunction of the National Language Month organized by DBP themselves and the Ministry of Education.
Where to check it out?
Visit UCSI’s website at http://www.ucsiuniversity.edu.my for more details.