AEC SUCCEEDS IN THE ORGANISATION OF ITS third INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATION AND GREEN ENERGY VEHICLE (AiGEV 2018)
BY: BAHARUDIN BASIRON
Automotive Engineering Centre (AEC) Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) has successfully organised the third Automotive Innovation And Green Energy Vehicle Conference (AiGEV 2018) from 25th to 26th July 2018 at Seri Manja Boutique Hotel Kuantan Pahang, Malaysia. The conference involved scholars and professionals in the field of green technology mechanical and automotive engineering with the aim to promote research in automotive engineering at national and international levels.
This conference provided opportunities to researchers from institutes of higher education, research and development organisations related to the field of automotive engineering and green technology to present and publish their research findings in line with National Automotive Policy 2014 which seeks to develop and increase competetiveness in automotive field in Malaysia.
The 3rd AiGEV 2018 Organising Committee cordially invites submissions of high quality research papers reporting original work on, but not limited to, the following topics of interest:
- Advanced Manufacturing in Automotive Industries
- Alternative Energy & Fuel
- Automotive Design
- Automotive Mechatronics
- Computational & Simulation Methods in Automotive Applications
- Experimental Mechanics
- Fuel & Combustion
- Green Energy Technology
- Hybrid & Electric Vehicle
- Materials Characterisation
- Mathematical Modelling & Optimisation in Automotive Applications
- Noise, Vibration & Harshness
- Safety, Comfort & Ergonomics
- Signal Processing & Automotive Electronics
- Standards, Policies & Regulations
- Traffic & Transport
- Vehicle Dynamics & Control
- Other Related Topics in Automotive Engineering
The officiating event was carried out by Automotive Engineering Centre Director, Associate Professor Dr. Abdul Adam Abdullah and was also attended by Professor Ir. Dr. Azhar Dato’ Abdul Aziz (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia) and Professor Dr. Horizon Walker Gitano-Briggs (Focus Applied Technologies) were keynote speakers for the conference.
The conference has attracted 68 local and international participants as well as industries which also presented their research paperwork. Among international participants involved were University of Meiji (Japan), Baghdad Institute Middle Technology University (Iraq), University of Ulsan (South Korea), Prince of Songkla University (Thailand) Institut Sains & Technology Akprind Yogyakarta (Indonesia) and Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University (Iraq).