17th IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCOReD)

Optimize the past, Innovate the future

2019 17th IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCOReD) held at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia from 15-17 Oct 2019.  This flagship conference is organized by IEEE Malaysia Section and IEEE UTP Student Branch in collaboration with Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Malaysia Chapter (IEEE-RAS). The conference provides a platform for local and international researchers, engineers and scientists from academia and industry to present and discuss the latest technological advances and research progress in the fields of electrical, electronics, communication, biomedical engineering, materials, and other related areas.


1. The highest number of submissions in SCOReD history of around 152

2. The accepted number of papers is 65. Thus, the acceptance ratio is 42.7%

3. 65% Local participants and 35% International participants from Bangladesh, Belgium, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Philippines, Qatar, and Vietnam

4. Secured one special session proposal

5. Secured "Student Travel Grant" support from IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Malaysia Chapter, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Malaysia Chapter, IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Malaysia Chapter, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Malaysia Chapter

6. Secured Grant from IEEE Women in Engineering Malaysia Chapter

7. Secured Goodies Sponsor from Institute of Autonomous Systems of Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

8. Secured venue sponsor from Center for Student Development of Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

9. Manged to publish the papers in IEEE eXplore in less than a month from the closing date of the conference

10. Managed to save 50% of the total budget as profit

11. Promoted IEEE during the event and celebrated IEEE Day during the closing ceremony and Gala Dinner of the Conference

12. Secured FREE Travel Support from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS for Social tour to "Gua Tempurang"  to all the participants

13. Published two Newsletters in IEEE Malaysia Newsletter for Promoting the event

14. Presented 10 Best paper awards (5 Local and 5 International)

15. Presented 9 Student Travel Grants (4 Local and 5 International)