16 July 2018
This year’s edition is the 2nd International Conference on Forensic Science, Forensic Medicine and Criminology organized by Management and Science University (MSU)

Conference is part of teaching and learning at MSU, most importantly for its knowledge-sharing. Management and Science University (MSU) organizes the International Conference on Forensic Science, Forensic Medicine and Criminology (INFOMEC), whose 2nd edition was launched in 2018.

Poster competition at the 2nd INFOMEC organized by Management and Science University (MSU)

Forensic science is one of MSU’s twenty-five key research areas aiming to contribute to community-based translational research expertise; using applied research to match the needs of Industry 4.0, raising perspectives through multi-disciplinary collaborations.

With industry-embedded programmes being one of the pillars of the university, the 2nd INFOMEC opened with Breakfast Talk by Dutarini Sdn Bhd, local industry distributor of the world’s first mobile multi-spectral imaging system designed for evidence searching. 

In his officiating speech launching the 2nd INFOMEC, Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Wira Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid reminded all that science and innovation is all about building benefits for society. 

Conference is a part of learning and teaching at MSU

“Whatever we do in university should not be in isolation. Collaborate, and bring new knowledge to the world.” 

Among the participants of the 2nd INFOMEC were Indonesia’s Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR), Universitas Padjadjaran (UNPAD), and Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto; Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), the Asian Institute of Medical, Science and Technology (AIMST University), and The University of Western Australia. 

The keynote speaker, recognized for her research work across multiple areas of anthropology, was Professor Dr Myrtati D Artaria; current Chief Editor of the Indonesian Journal of Social Sciences as well as UNAIR Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Vice-Dean for Publication, Research, Community Development and Institutional Partnership.

Keynote speaker Professor Dr Myrtati D Artaria of Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR)

INFOMEC Poster competition awarded the Best and the First Runner-Up prizes respectively to MSUrians Muhammad Faris Ismail and Muhammad Naeim Mohamad Asri. Muhammad Faris presented his investigation of potential toxic effects of construction waste runoff collected from an illegal dumping site, whilst Muhammad Naeim coupled hyper-spectral imaging with chemometric procedure to discriminate gel pen inks. UNPAD’s Dinisha Tharmalingam won Second Runner-Up for her preliminary research correlation between pulp chamber volume of mandibular first molar and chronological age in the Deutero Malay sub-race.

Other top prizes were for Best Oral Presenter, which went to Diana Tan from University College Dublin / Negeri Sembilan State Health Department, and Best Research, won by UKM’s Siti Noorain Abu Bakar. 

INFOMEC is a biennial programme of MSU’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS). The first edition of INFOMEC kicked off in 2016.

The 2018 edition of MSU’s International Conference on Forensic Science, Forensic Medicine and Criminology