Mr. Furqan Zahoor, a former student of M.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering has been offered admission to Ph.D. program by Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) – a leading university in Malaysia. The campus is located at Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia. The university is a wholly- owned subsidiary of PETRONAS, the national oil and Gas Company of Malaysia. UTP offers a wide range of industry-relevant engineering, science and technology programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It aims to produce well- rounded graduates with excellent leadership qualities and communication abilities.
The university conducts extensive research activities in collaboration with PETRONAS and other institutions and industries, locally and abroad, on six research focus and niche areas. They are self-sustainable building, transport infrastructure, health analytics, hydrocarbon recovery, contaminant management and autonomous system. Mr. Furqan will be joining the university in July 2018. He has been an industrious and diligent students and his achievement is a matter of pride for SMVDU.