PUSAT KAJIAN SAMUDERA & PANTAI -- Universiti Sains Malaysia

Visits From Tech Dome Penang and InvestPenang.

30 January 2019, CEMACS USM - Tech Dome Penang together with the InvestPenang had the pleasure of dropping by CEMACS, The Center for Marine and Coastal Studies hosted by Prof. Dato' Dr. Aileen Tan Shau Hwai. CEMACS is the world renown center under USM, the Science University of Malaysia in Penang. CEMACS is an amazing place and have pioneered world class research leading to commercialization of oysters, sea cucumbers and other sea invertebrates farming.

They are looking to partner with CEMACS to Introduce Marine Science their student tour and exchange program. Iff all works out well, they will run a Marine Science camp right at CEMACS where people will get to experinece and learn abaout marine and coastal ecology. Hopefully, at some point, we can bring many students to benefit from the learning they can get at this place.

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                  Prof. Aileen Tan showing the largest coral collection in Malaysia. Fascinating.
                                 Prof. Aileen Tan showing the largest coral collection in Malaysia. Fascinating.
       Observation tank for horse shoe crab.
                                                      Observation tank for horse shoe crab.
       Prof. Aileen explaining to Lyne, Sr. Manager of InvestPenang about their expidition to the Sabah waters around the Spratly Islands to collect marine specimens. The model of the research vessel MV Allied Commander can be seen underneath the postal of the expedition route. The life of a marine scientist can be quite exciting
  Prof. Aileen explaining to Lyne, Sr. Manager of InvestPenang about their expidition to the Sabah waters         around the Spratly        Islands to collect marine specimens. The model of the research vessel MV Allied    Commander can be seen underneath the          postal of the expedition route. The life of a marine scientist can be quite exciting.
            Sean Lee the Exhibits and Education Manager holding on to a sea cucumber.
                                 Sean Lee the Exhibits and Education Manager holding on to a sea cucumber.
Prof. Aileen showing the phyto-plankton cultures used to feed the oysters. The oysters culture work has resulted in helping to increase the income of farming communities around the coastal region. Apparently, Penang is the largest oyster producing state in Malaysia.
Prof. Aileen showing the phyto-plankton cultures used to feed the oysters. The oysters culture work has resulted in helping to increase the income of farming communities around the coastal region. Apparently, Penang is the largest oyster producing state in Malaysia.
Racks of preserved Malaysian sea creatures.
                                        Racks of preserved Malaysian sea creatures.
Dr Abe Woo showing the preserved jelly fish specimen and explaining what to do when you are stung by a jelly fish - pour vinegar, lots of it. Don't rub. The embedded stings will hurt even more.                     
Dr Abe Woo showing the preserved jelly fish specimen and explaining what to do when you are                              stung by a jelly fish - pour vinegar, lots of it. Don't rub. The embedded stings will hurt even more.
Tech Dome Penang , InvestPenang and CEMACS team.                         
Tech Dome Penang , InvestPenang and CEMACS team.
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