MMU Receives Two Awards at Melaka Green Awards 2017
On 11th August 2017. our FET Senior Lecturer, Dr Ervina Efzan Mhd Noor won Second Place for Green Innovation Category at Melaka Green Award 2017 through her innovation in Banana Stem Glass Project. On top of that, at the ceremony, MMU Melaka Campus secured the Second Place for Green Practice Category Award.
The awards were presented by YAB Datuk Seri Utama Ir. Hj. Idris Hj Haron, the Chief Minister of Melaka at Hotel Equatorial Melaka. The Melaka Green Award is a platform of recognition and appreciation for government and private agencies and institutions involved in implementing green technology initiatives in Melaka State.
The Banana Stem Glass innovation is a research involves the usages of banana stem as raw material to develop glass without involving much usage of raw material which is quite expensive compare to banana stem which is a waste material. The innovation has given a new perspective towards the development of the agriculture industry and can lead to a more successful innovation in the future as well as to reduce cost of developing glass.