UTB STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2019 & HARI RAYA AIDILFITRI CELEBRATION

29 June 2019 –The Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) Staff Excellence Awards 2019 presentation ceremony was held at the Multipurpose Hall, UTB.

Present as the Guest of Honour was the Minister of Education, The Honourable Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman. Also in attendance were the Deputy Minister of Education, Yang Mulia Datin Seri Paduka Dr. Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh; Permanent Secretary (Higher Education), Yang Mulia Dr. Haji Azman bin Ahmad; Permanent Secretary (Core Education), Yang Mulia Dr. Shamsiah Zuraini Kanchanawati binti Haji Tajuddin; Acting Vice-Chancellor of UTB, Yang Mulia Haji Ady Syarmin bin Haji Taib; Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Yang Mulia Datin Dr. Dayang Hajah Anita Binurul Zahrina binti Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Wijaya Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Aziz; Rector of Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA), Yang Mulia Dr. Awang Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal; Ra’es of Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPUSB), Yang Mulia Dr. Awang Haji Adanan bin Haji Basar; invited guests; Principal officers, Staff and Students of the University.

The event began with recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat followed by a welcoming remark from the Acting Vice-Chancellor of UTB, Yang Mulia Awang Haji Ady Syarmin bin Hj Md Taib. The ceremony continued with the Guest of Honour presenting the awards to the recipients.

Staff Excellence Awards was introduced in 2015 and held annually to honour and reward the outstanding and meritorious contribution staff to the success of the University in achieving its strategic goals.

UTB awarded a total of eight academicians and staff for excellence work throughout their service with the University. The recipients were each awarded with a plaque, certificate of recognition and cash prize of BND$1,000.00. While for recipients for Special Mention received a certificate.

The recipients of the Staff Excellence Awards and Special Mention are as follows:

  1. TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD:
    Dr. Awang Mohamad Saiful bin Haji Omar
    UTB School of Computing and Informatics

 

  1. RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AWARD:
    1. Research Excellence Award for Early Career Academic
      No recipients
    2. Research Excellence Award for Mid Career Academic
      Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad Rakib Uddin
      Faculty of Engineering
    3. Research Excellence Award for Senior Career Academic
      No recipients

 

  1. ADMINISTRATIVE EXCELLENCE AWARD:
    1. Administrative Excellence Award for Management and Professional (Division I & II)
      No recipients
    2. Administrative Excellence Award for Technician (Division III, IV & V)
      Awang Muhammad Sia bin Abdullah
      Information Communication Technology Centre
    3. Administrative Excellence Award for Administrative Support Staff (Division III, IV & V)
      Awang Muhammad Zaiddin bin Abdul Qayyum Sirul
      Registrar and Secretary Office

 

SPECIAL MENTION:

  1. Teaching Excellence Award Special Mention
    Dr. Dayang Hajah Roslynna binti Haji Rosli
    Faculty of Engineering 

    Dr. Rama Rao Karri
    Faculty of Engineering 

    Dayang Jennifer Voon Nyuk Hiong
    School of Computing & Informatics 

    Dr. Safi Ullah Khan
    UTB School of Business

 

  1. Research Excellence Award
    No recipients for all Categories 
  2. Administrative Excellence Award
    No recipients for all Categories

The ceremony concluded with a festive Hari Raya Aidilfitri gathering with the Guest of Honour visiting Hari Raya booths set up by the different programmes and departments of the University.

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