Muhammad Dzahir Bin Mohamed Zain is the fifth recipient from the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering since 2003 to be given this prestigious award.
Muhammad Dzahir Bin Mohamed Zain, a final year student in the Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering is one of the recipients of the James O'Gray Fieldbus Foundation Educational Scholarships for 2007-2008. He is the fifth recipient from the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering since 2003 to be given this prestigious award.
Dzahir has a strong interest in control engineering with an emphasis on smart instruments, fieldbus systems and building automation services. As part of his final-year project assignment, Dzahir is currently working on a research and development project with NTU on solar-powered ventilation system for vehicles which involves the implementation of a forced convection cooling system for cars.
"My achievements as a student of SP reflects the amazing commitment of the lecturers in educating their students. They are the reason why SP remains to be one of the best institutions in Singapore."
After graduating from Singapore Polytechnic, Dzahir intends to pursue a degree either in Singapore or overseas.
Each year the James O'Gray Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship is awarded to eligible students studying industrial automation from a perpetual $250,000 endowment fund. The program was established to honour the memory of James (Jim) O'Gray, a long-time leader in the Fieldbus Foundation who passed away in 2002. The other recipients of this award are from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Canada, Waseda University, Japan and Lee College, Baytown, Texas, USA.