RIMC Workshop Series : "Refutable National and International Grant Applications"


Workshop Objectives:

Main aims are:
a) To assist researchers in securing research grants for their research works advancement, and
b) To highlight the importance of publishing journal papers as research output.
The broad topics to be discussed in this workshop include:
• Available research grant (national and international)
• Elements in a good research proposal
• Knowledge gap and research question
• Technical information for applying a research grant
• Language and style of a good grant proposal
• Ethical consideration




About the Facilitator

prof fauzi zain

Prof Dr Muhammad Fauzi Mohd Zain

is currently the Director for Centre of Research and Instrumentation Management (CRIM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. His area of expertise is in Sustainable/Concrete Technology & Advanced Materials.


He is a principal researcher in the areas of Concrete, Material & Structures. He is the project leader for   three IRPA national projects, two short term projects, two international UNDP/ST/PTM/UKM and JICA/JKR/UKM and one industry research grant, CIDB/KUITHO/UKM . The total sum of research project secured as project leader/research head is RM3, 247,000.00.


He has published over 150 publications including books, international journals, international proceedings and conferences. 31 International Journals, 79  procedings of international conferences, 15 Proc. of National Conferences (Malaysia), 9 Proc. of National Conferences (Japan), 7 Papers in Bulletin, 1 Chapter in a Book, 3 Invited/Keynote Papers, 3 Technical Report, 4 Code of Practices/Standards, 12 Manuscripts.

His main products and inventions include the following: dielectric probe system for non-destructive testing & evaluation of building materials. (Gold Medal, Geneva 2004/Patent); expert system for high performance concrete mix design for Malaysian climate. (Silver Medal, Geneva, 2004/Copyright); load-bearing eco-Interlocking block (LEB) for sustainable housing. (Gold Medal, Ekspo & Inovasi UKM, 2004); novel method for detection of defects in concrete structures. (Silver Medal, I.TEX 2004); moisture density meter (MDM). (Bronze Medal, I.TEX 2004)



Date: 27th to 28th May 2015

Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm

Venue: Postgraduate Room

(Level 1, PITAS).




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