On the 24th to 25th July 2019, the IEEE Malaysia Sensors and Nanotechnology Join Councils Chapter kickstarted the first edition of the International Conference on Sensors and Nanotechnology in Penang. The event was attended by experts and academics from all over the world. The two-day event was organised by IEEE Malaysia Section Sensors & Nanotechnology Joint Councils Chapter in collaboration with the Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) School of Microelectronic Engineering, the Institute of Nano Electronic Engineering and the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Sensor Technology.
Also present at the opening of the conference is Bukit Bendera Member of Parliament Wong Hon Wai. Wong is representing the Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow.
During his speech, Wong stressed that with nanotechnology expected to play a huge part in the advancement of the country’s economy, players in the industry should cultivate and improve their products.
The conference ended with a grand outdoor dinner, featuring performance from local performers. The dancers showcased the diverse and rich Malaysian culture from different races to the international audiences.