Professor Dr Amir Azam Khan delivers a Keynote at the National Conference on Research and Innovation 2015

Prof Amir Keynote


Prof Dr Amir Azam Khan delivered a keynote talk on the occasion of National Research and Innovation Conference (NRICon2015). The talk was on the topic of “Sintering of High Performance Ceramics: Present and Future Challenges”. The NRICon 2015 was organized by Kuching Polytechnic Sarawak, at Regency Hotel Kuching on 1st December, 2015, aimed at transferring advanced knowledge between scientists and Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) Centres in Malaysia. The Chief Guest for the closing ceremony was Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Office (Promotion of Technical Education and Environment), Datu Len Talif Salleh. Also present on the occasion was Politeknik Kuching Sarawak Director Tuan Haji Sahul Hamed Haji Abdul Wahab.

During his Keynote talk, Professor Khan spoke about the traditional ceramics, engineering ceramics and advanced ceramics, their position in the development of present and future industries. He discussed the most recent research being conducted on Ultra High Performance Ceramics such as borides and carbides and presented some results on sintering of boride-carbide ceramic composites sintered at 1900 °C.