IIUM Takrim Day 2023: Celebrates Award Winners

By Nurin Najmina Zaidi

GOMBAK, 8 August 2023: As the meaning of Takrim itself is honouring, thus, an event called Takrim Day 2023 was held to honour the community of IIUM who has been contributing to the university one way or another, making the university what it is today.

The Rector of the IIUM, Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’ Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, in his speech stated that it is imperative to have a Takrim Day as the university seldom or rarely honours people who have done very well and most people do not recognize the people who have been contributing.

“Sometimes, they are not visible, sometimes they are unsung heroes, or humble and have humility, which shadows them from what they are doing,” he added.

He also highlighted that this event is not only to celebrate the achievement of the community of the IIUM but also to affirm commitment and to realise the university’s vision and mission are to build a society that is sustainable.

“This is in the context of the upliftment of human life and civilization through humanizing education, teaching our students the acronym ‘Khair’ which means to do good and be good as they come unto you,” he mentioned.

He concluded his speech by expressing his hope that the university will continue to be the beacon of excellence and be guided to a brighter and better future which is more sustainable.

The award winners of Takrim Day 2023 are as follows:

No.Name of AwardCategoryRecipient
Best Kulliyah Award Responsible Research and InnovationSocial SciencesAbdulHamid AbuSulayman Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences 

Sciences and TechnologyKulliyyah of Engineering

Medical and Health SciencesKulliyyah of Medicine
Product Innovation and Commercialisation Award
Prof. Dr. Md Zahangir Alam
High Impact Responsible Research AwardSocial SciencesProf. Dr. Mariana Mohamed Osman

Sciences and TechnologyProf. Ts. Dr Hazleen Anuar

Medical and Health SciencesProf. Dr. Alfi Khatib
High Impact Responsible Innovation AwardSocial SciencesAssoc. Prof. Dr. Shafizan Mohamed

Sciences and TechnologyProf. Dr. Md Zahangir Alam

Medical and Health SciencesAssoc. Prof. Dr. A.B.M Helal Uddin
Highest Citation in Indexed Journal Award
Social SciencesAsst. Prof. Dr. Jamilah Hanum Abdul Khaiyom

Sciences and TechnologyAsst. Prof. Dr. Mohd Adli Md. Ali

Medical and Health SciencesProf. Dr. Alfi Khatib
Community & Industrial Partner AwardSocial SciencesAssoc. Prof. Dr. Zainal Abidin Sanusi

Sciences and TechnologyAssoc. Prof. Dr. Yasir Mohd Mustafah

Medical and Health SciencesAsst. Prof. Dr. Nor Ilyani Mohamed Nazar
The Best IIUM Journal AwardCategory AAl-Shajarah:
Prof. Datuk Dr. Osman Bakar

Category BIIUM Engineering Journal: Prof. Dr. Ahmad Faris Ismail

Category CIIUM Law Journal:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maizatun Mustafa

Category DInternational Journal of Allied Health Sciences:
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Muzaffar Ali Khan Khattak
Book Publication Award (Anuegerah Penerbitan Buku)
The Qur’an on Art, Architecture and Built Environment:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Spahic Omer
Publication Award (Social Writing)
Academic: Ustadz Abdullah Bukhari Abdul Rahim

Administrative: Madam Siti Azizah Md Nor 
Knowledge Transfer Award for Administrative Staff
Dr. Zurina Abd Ghani

No.Name of AwardCategoryRecipient
Khair Administrator Award
1. Abdul Rahman Al-Azmi
2. Azizah bt A. Rahman
3. Ramlan Mahadi
Quality Administrative Staff Award
1. Mohamed Bedrulzaman Mohamed Basir
2. Madam Mazlina Mustafa
3. ASP PB Shahrul Ariffin Maskuri
4. Dr. Syifa Zainal Azhar
5. Kamaruddin Abdul Hamis
6. Madam Tengku Zemy Azmira Tengku Aziz
7. Mohd Radzuan Md Noor
8. Shakila Abd Rahman
9. Nor Amizan Aminullah
10. Nasaruddin Mohd Sulaiman
11. Norhayati Yusop
12. Yusof Mahamad
13. Mohd Akmal Hakim Asmara
14. Murni Mansyurdin
15. Azemi Ayob
16. Sergeant PB Hashim Ismail
Creativity and Innovation AwardTechnicalStreamlining Tasks with Seamless Automated Response: Embracing Microsoft Power Automate 

Non-TechnicalJamilah Rahmat
4.Integrity AwardAcademic StaffWan Radziah Wan Abdullah

Administrative StaffHazari Hashim
Environmental Sustainability Award
The Seat Cover Project
Project Leader: Che Samsuddin Che Amat
Financial Sustainability Award
1. IIUM Sejahtera Clinic
2. IIUM Academy of Graduate and Professional Studies 
Social Entrepreneur Flagship Project Award
Islamic Social Finance for B40 Community 2.0
Project Leader: Asst. Prof. Dr. Syarah Syahira mohd Yusoff
Most Innovative Flagship Project Award
Siber Sejahtera
Project Leader: Asst. Prof. Dr. Nurul Nuha Abdul Molok
Most Participative Flagship Project Award
Project Leader: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hasmah Mansor
Most Promising Flagship Project Award
Health Information and Knowledge from Malay Medical Manuscript (HIKAM)
Project Leader: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Affendi Mohd Shafri

No.Name of AwardCategoryRecipient
Alumni Community Engagement AwardMaleAhmad Fahmi Mohd Samsudin
CEO Global Peace Mission (GPM) Malaysia

FemaleSiti Rahayu Baharin
Director/Principal Buku Jalanan Chow Kit & Advocacy Officer at Yayasan Chow Kit

GroupPersatuan Seni Silat Cekak Malaysia
President Alumni Chapter: Mohd Fuad Arshad
Tokoh Alumni AwardMaleProf. Dato’ Dr. Wan Sabri Wan Yusof
Vice Chancellor of University Sultan Azlan Shah (USAS)

FemaleDr. Raihan Ismail
Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at University of Oxford
IIUM Alumni Icon Award
Dr. Sarifa Alonto Younes
Alumni Al-Muhsin AwardMaleMohammed Arif Mohd Yusof
Founder and CEO of PhysioGo Sdn Bhd
Youth Care Award
Imad Hassan Basri Abdul Halim
Mental Health Advocator Award
Asst. Prof. Dr. Jamilah Hanum Abdul Khaiyom
IIUM Inclusivity AwardIIUM StudentsZafran Al-Aiman Zainal Abidn

StaffNur Liyana Abdul Halil
Best Student Entrepreneur Award
Wan Nurul Adlina Wan Nawawi
Iqra AwardIIUM StudentMuhammad Ilham Hafiz Azmi

Student clubs and societiesIIUM Arabic Debate Club
IIUM Sport AwardSportsmanAsrizan Nasurudin

SportswomanCitra Yoenita Mhd Ilham

Best Team (Men)IIUM Football Veteran
The Most Active Alumni Chapter/Wing
IIUM Alumni Nigeria Chapter
Mahallah Sejahtera Award
1st Place:Mahallah Zaid bin Harithah
2nd Place:Mahallah Aminah
3rd Place:Mahallah Asma’
Insan Sejahtera AwardIIUM StudentsHassan Al Banna Siddiki

StaffProf. Dr. Rahmah Ahmad H. Osman

No.Name of AwardRecipient
Murabbi AwardProf. Dr. Rahmah Ahmad H. Osman
Best Teaching Innovation for Virtual LearningAsst. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Rostam
Best Teaching Innovation for Project-based LearningDr. Noor Saadiah Mohd Ali
Best Teaching Innovation for Experiential LearningAsst. Prof. Dr. Nur Nabilah Abdullah
Best Teaching Innovation for Transdisciplinary Learning Abdul Hadi Abdul Rahim
Best Educator Award (CFS)Madam Nur Farrah Syazwanie Ismail
Best Educator Award (CELPAD)Madam Rabiatul Fatimah Azzahra Rashid

No.Name of AwardCategoryRecipient
Humanising Education Through Maqasid Shariah and SDGsKulliyyahAbdulHamid AbuSulayman Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences 

Non-KulliyyahOffice of the Campus Director, Kuantan
Special Recognition AwardSAF Advocator and Global Relevance AwardProf. Dr. Jamalludin Ab. Rahman

SAF Towards Mercy to AllGender Dysphoria

Project Leader: Prof. Dr. Samsul Draman

Nurturing Budiman for Institutional SustainabilityAhmad ‘Izzudin Yunus

Insan Sejahtera Through Spirituality & Values-Driven EducationTn. Haji Murshid Kassim

Beautifying Garden of Knowledge & VirtueKulliyah of Pharmacy
Global Relevance & Citizenship
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyah of Laws
Bi’ah Solehah Award
1. Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyah of Laws
2. Centre for Foundation Studies
5.Special MentionEducation for Sustainable Development Practitioner1. Asst. Prof. Dr. Norzalifa Zainal Abidin
2. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yasir Mohd Mustafah
3. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zaleha Kassim

Best Collaborator1. Malaysian Institute of Sustainable Agriculture (MISA), Hud Sulaiman, Managing Director at MISA Agroecology Sdn Bhd
2. Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, Mohd Muazzam Mohamed, Group Chief Officer
3. Malik Lip & Associates Sdn Bhd, Nik Malik bin Nik Zainal Abidin, Director

Best Commercial PartnerSime Darby Property Selatan Sdn Bhd, Kamarul Ariffin Abdul Samad, General Manager

2023 International Green Gown Awards1. YSM Agroprenuers – Empowerment of youth and single mothers through sustainable agriculture Project Leader: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norhayati Mohd Alwi

2. Trash to Treasure – A Journey Towards Becoming a Zero-Waste Community

Project Leader: Asst. Prof. Dr. Noor Artika Hassan
Best BoothKulliyyahWinner: Kulliyah of Architecture & Environmental Design
1st Runner Up: Kulliyah of Engineering

Non-KulliyyahWinner: Sejahtera Centre for Sustainability & Humanity
1st Runner Up: IIUM Sejahtera Clinic

Top 10 Contributors to IIUM’s Research Performance

  1. Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohd Adli Md. Ali
  2. Prof. Dr. Alfi Khatib
  3. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Widya Lestari
  4. Prof. Dr. Dawood Abdulmalek Yahya Al-Hidabi
  5. Assoc. Prof. Dr. A.B.M Helal Uddin
  6. Prof. Dr. Md Zahangir Alam
  7. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Basri Mat Nor
  8. Prof. Ts. Dr Azura Amid
  9. Prof. Dr. Asem Shehadeh Saleh Ali
  10. Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Mohd Hafiz Arzmi

The IIUM Takrim 2023 was held on 2nd August 2023 (Wednesday) at IIUM Cultural Centre (ICC) from 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. The event was also held live on YouTube.***