AirAsia Recruitment Talk

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The Group Chief of Data Science at AirAsia, Mr. Kong-Wei Lye met up with students from the Department of Mathematical Sciences last Thursday to talk about the company’s digital transformation. As part of this transformation, they are building up capabilities in data science. He emphasised on the importance of optimisation methods, predictive probability models and computer programming among others in various operations and solutions in businesses. Thus, graduates with background in statistics, operations research and applied mathematics are steadily growing in demand and can be regarded as commodities for companies that are heavily involved in digital operations today and the years ahead.

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More than 150 postgraduate and undergraduate math students turned up for the talk. Also in attendance were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sharidan Shafie, the the Director for the Department of Mathematical Sciences; Dr. Arifah Bahar, the Director for UTM-Centre for Industrial & Applied Mathematics (UTM-CIAM); Prof. Dr. Zainal Abdul Aziz and lecturers from the department. After the session, Mr. Lye paid a courtesy call to the Faculty of Science Dean, Prof. Dr. Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff and the faculty’s management team. The discussion include possibility of further cooperation between the Faculty of Science and AirAsia Data Science Team.

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Faculty of Science students to compete at the International Mathematical Olympiad in Uzbekistan

Four students from the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science are participating at Al-Khorezmi International Mathematical Olympiad for University Students (AKHIMO) in Uzbekistan on the 26-31 October 2018.

UTM AKHIMO Olympiad delegates with the Faculty of Science Dean Prof Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff, trainers and AKHIMO task force committee members. Standing from right: PM Dr. Mukhiddin Muminov, Prof. Dr. Tahir Ahmad, PM Dr. Ali Hassan Mohamed Murid, Nur Ilyana, Wan Nura’in Nabilah, Dean Prof Dr. Abdull Rahim, Siti Aisyah, Nur Syafiqah, Deputy Dean(Academic) PM Dr. Fadhilah Yusof, Dr. Sharifah Suhaila, PM Dr. Nor Muhainiah and Dr. Norhaiza.


International Mathematical Olympiad is a World Championship Competition held annually in various countries around the world. This is the first international mathematical Olympiad that Uzbekistan is hosting under the name, Al-Khorezmi International Mathematical Olympiad for University Students (AKHIMO).  AKHIMO 2018 is jointly organized by the National University of Uzbekistan and Urgench State University (the host) and will take place in Khorezm. The one-day competition for undergraduate students focuses on five problems of Algebra, Analysis, Number Theory, Geometry and Combinatorics.

UTM delegation is headed by Assoc. Professor Dr. Ali Hassan Mohamed Murid together with four final year B.Sc.  Mathematics (SSCE) students. They are Nur Ilyana Kamis, Nur Syafiqah Jasla, Wan Nura’in Nabilah Noranuar and Siti Aisyah Syahirah Sharulizam. The students are selected based on their excellent academic performance and their past experience competing at other international mathematical Olympiads.

In preparation for AKHIMO 2018, the students underwent a series of training under the tutelage of  Prof. Dr. Tahir Ahmad,  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali Hassan Mohamed Murid, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mukhiddin Muminov and  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Muhainiah Mohd Ali.

Training at UTM JB: Dr. Muhainiah’s class


Training at UTM JB: Prof. Tahir class


The competition is scheduled on Monday 29th October 2018. In the meantime students continue their training at their hotel in Uzbekistan.


Training continues in Khiva, Uzbekistan



AKHIMO 2018 is financially sponsored by the government of Uzbekistan. Accommodation, meals, excursions and flight tickets are generously sponsored by the organizing committee. UTM team is supported by Uzbekistan State World Language University (USWLU).

UTM Mathematics Olympian will be competing against 56 other universities in the competition including Russia, Uzbekistan and China. We wish them all the best!

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