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|Title: ||A new Microelectronic Engineering degree curriculum in KUKUM|
|Authors: ||Yufridin, Wahab|
Ali Yeon, Md Shakaff
Zul Azhar, Zahid Jamal
Zuraidah, Mohd Zain
Reha, Abdul Razak
|Keywords: ||Microelectronic;Engineering;Curriculum;Microelectronics -- Study and teaching;Engineering courses;Undergraduate course;Microelectronic engineering|
|Issue Date: ||8-Dec-2005|
|Publisher: ||Association of Engineering Education in South East Asia and the Pacific|
|Series/Report no.: ||Association of Engineering Education in South East Asia and the Pacific Seminar (AEESEAP)|
|Abstract: ||This paper presents the development and implementation of a new curriculum at the Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia (KUKUM). The curriculum is specifically developed for the Bachelor of Engineering Degree program in Microelectronic Engineering. The curriculum incorporates general electronics courses with specialized tracks on microelectronic design, fabrication and testing. Every technical course is divided into a lecture and lab component, depicting a relatively new concept of practical-oriented education, with the ratio of theoretical-based meeting hours to practical-based meeting hours of 4:6. This approach requires the setting up of complete microelectronic labs inclusive of a 'teaching-fab' facility. Continuous collaborations with the industry using ‘smart-partnership’ concept is regarded as a very important element in the implementation of this program. In addition, this program is very unique as it focuses more on industrial exposure, through the direct involvement of a private company, namely Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd. The program is currently running with the enrolment of 120 students comprising of the university's first intake and the second batch intake.|
|Description: ||Organized by Association of Engineering Education in South East Asia and the Pacific, 8th - 9th December 2005 at Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur.|
|Appears in Collections:||Conference Papers|
Zul Azhar Zahid Jamal, Prof. Dr.
Ali Yeon, Md Shakaff, Prof. Dr.
Uda Hashim, Prof. Dr.
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