Saturday, April 21, 2012

LLM dan USM bekerjasama dalam penyelidikan lebuh raya / LLM and USM team up on highway research

Lembaga Lebuhraya Malaysia (LLM) telah menandatangani memorandum persefahaman dengan Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) untuk mengadakan penyelidikan dalam sektor pengangkutan melalui perkongsian sumber.

MoU tersebut bakal menyaksikan kedua-dua pihak bekerjasama dengan memanfaatkan sepenuhnya kepakaran dan sumber mereka, termasuklah berkongsi kepakaran teknikal dalam bidang pengurusan dan pembangunan lebuh raya.

Naib Canselor USM Prof Datuk Dr Omar Osman berkata kerjasama ini termasuklah perancangan, reka bentuk, pembinaan di sampind pengendalian dan penyelenggaraan lebuh raya.

Beliau berkata demikian sebelum majlis menandatangani MoU antara beliau bagi pihak USM dengan Ketua Pengarah LLM Datuk Ismail Md Salleh di Bangunan Canseleri USM baru-baru ini. Dr Omar berkata USM telah memperoleh reputasi dalam bidang kejuruteraan automotif dan jalan raya.

Ini berhaksud USM telah mendapat kepercayaan kerajaan serta pemain utama dalam industri untuk mengendalikan penyelidikan berkontrak, perbincangan, latihan, pembangunan keupayaan serta khidmat nasihat.

Ismail menyatakan harapan agar MoU ini bakal membawa kerjasama yang lebih erat antara agensi kerajaan dengan institusi pengajian tinggi dalam bidang seperti perancangan, pembinaan serta pengurusan lebuh raya.

Majlis menandatangani MoU disaksikan Timbalan Ketua Pengarah LLM (perniagaas) Rahim Goon serta Dekan Sekolah Kejuruteraan Awam USM Profesor Hamidi Abdul Aziz.



The Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) to conduct research in the transportation sector through the sharing of resources.

The MoU will see both parties working together by putting their expertise and resources to good use, including by sharing technical expertise in the field of management and development of highways.

USM vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Omar Osman said this collaboration included the planning, design, construction as well as the operations and maintenance of the road highways.

He said this before the MoU signing between him on behalf of USM and LLM director-general Datuk Ismail Md Salleh at the chancellory building in USM recently. Dr Omar said USM had established a reputation in the field of automotive and highway engineering.

This meant that it had gained the trust of the Government and key players in the industry to conduct contractual research, discussions, training, capacity development and consultancy works.

Ismail expressed hope that this MoU would bring about a mutual cooperation between the Government agencies and institutions of higher learning in areas such as planning, construction and management of highways.

The MoU signing was witnessed by LLM deputy director-general (business) Rahim Goon and USM’s School of Civil Engineering Dean Professor Hamidi Abdul Aziz.




Sumber / Source: The Star

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