Thursday, June 4

Keysight Technologies donates power measurement tool to UCTS


Yap symbolically hands over the donation to Khairuddin (right) as others look on.

SIBU: Keysight Technologies yesterday donated state-of-the-art Power Analyzer PA2201A costing around RM100,000 to University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) to enhance teaching and learning experience at the university college.

Keysight Technologies’ Asia Pacific Education Development manager Daniel Yap handed over the equipment to UCTS vice chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Khairuddin Abdul Hamid at the UCTS campus here.

Earlier, Yap told reporters that Keysight Technologies is currently the world’s leading electronic test and measurement company.

“Keysight Technologies and Tekmark Sdn Bhd have been very proactive and supportive collaborators and partners to UCTS. Keysight Technologies is also one of UCTS University Industry Advisory Council (UNIAC) members, serving as industry advisor for the development of UCTS,” he said.

According to him, the equipment could also be used for research and development purposes.

He also briefly explained about the functionality and characteristic of the Power Analyzer PA2201A like measuring and analysing power supplies, inverters, converters, Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV), Electric Vehicles (EV), and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV).

“This model can also be used as energy storage such as uninterrupted power supply (UPS), battery-powered backup and standby systems,” he pointed out.

Yap said it also measures and analyses electro-mechanical systems such as lighting, appliances, industrial machines, and robotics.

“Power Analyzer PA2201A is a compact, lightweight and portable measurement tool which is suitable to be used in the field,” he added.

Khairuddin when commenting on the donation said UCTS will fully utilise the machine for the benefit of the students.

Meanwhile, Keysight Technologies and Tekmark Sdn Bhd also conducted an industrial talk for UCTS electrical engineering students on the latest technology development in test and measurement industry.

Technical staff from Keysight and Tekmark later demonstrated the various functions and usage of the equipment.