Universiti Teknologi Petronas Student App Company Earns RM30,000 in First Year | Daily Express Online

Universiti Teknologi Petronas student app company earns RM30,000 in first year

Published on: Monday 07 November 2022

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Universiti Teknologi Petronas student app company earns RM30,000 in first year

ISKANDAR SERIES: Armed with high commitment and enthusiasm, a student from Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) started an application development services company that generated an income of RM30,000 after one year of operation. Daniel Yusoff Mustaffa, 21, a Chancellor’s Gold Award winner who has earned the Dean’s Certificate Award every semester, is now collaborating with Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd to produce rice paddy pest control technology. “My interest in running a business was born because I was very interested and skilled in the field of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications, and from there I developed many application systems for the virtual world.

“Thanks to the knowledge I gained here, I registered my business and now Alhamdulillah business is growing,” he said when meeting after the 22nd UTP convocation near here. . Kajang young man Selangor said it was not easy to juggle time as a student and young entrepreneur, but you had to be brave to take risks in order to achieve your dreams. “I admit that it is not easy to focus on two things at the same time, but what is important is time management between studies and business because if we are smart, everything will be easy . “I always remember my late mother’s advice to continue to excel in studies, in addition to my sister who is also an inspiration to succeed,” he said.


During the ceremony, UTP Chancellor Tan Sri Dr Mohd Hassan Marican also presented the Chancellor’s Silver Award to Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduate Wong Lin Yong and the Chancellor’s Bronze Award to Nurziaty Nordin, graduate in information systems. A graduate in chemical engineering, Dr. Mohamad Fakhrul Ridhwan Samsudin won the award for best former researcher at the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) level and Farnaz Namaziyan from Iran, a graduate in petroleum engineering, won the award for best international student. A total of 1,438 graduates received doctorate, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in various disciplines during the convocation ceremony.
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