7 September 2019 – A memorable moment for Dr. S.H. Shah Newaz, lecturer from School of Computing for receiving the 2019 Highly Commended Award for International Journal of Intelligent Unmanned Systems from the Emerald Publishing Limited. The event was held at the Emerald Room of the University.

Presenting the certificate was Mr. William Loh, Business Manager; and Ms. Rozita Nording, Marketing Manager from Emerald Publishing, Malaysia. Also present at the event was the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Research), Yang Mulia Professor Dr. Mohamed Hasnain Isa.

The journal on “Design and development of an aircraft type portable drone for surveillance and disaster management” that was published last year on 2 July 2018 was authored by Dr. S.H. Shah Newaz himself along with Kazi Mahmud Hasan and Md. Shamim Ahsan from Khulna University, Bangladesh. It focuses on the demonstration of the development of an aircraft-type autonomous portable drone suitable for surveillance and disaster management in which capable of flying at a maximum speed of 76km/h.

Emerald Publishing Limited is a global publisher registered in England that manages a portfolio over 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 1,500 teaching cases. It publishes research and practices which includes business and management; health and social care; education; and engineering.

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