On 9th November 2022, a group of four students from the Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI) namely Loh Yue Yi, Ngo Xing Tung, Sia Mandy and Dylan Lim Yong Sen emerged as Champion at DataWorks Challenge 2022. The team received a Harvey Norman voucher worth RM2,000 and crystal trophies for their achievement presented by Mr. Nick Swann, Business IT Manager.
Mentored by Dr. Ng Kok Why, Deputy Dean of FCI, the MMU (Fant4stic) team defeated other teams from different varsities namely Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), and Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) during the final round of the competition.
Organised by ExxonMobile, the competition was participated by 47 teams from 7 universities. The participants were given one week to develop the product solution, and only 5 teams were selected for the final round. Our team pitched their solutions and encountered the Q&A session with confidence and finesse, where the session was also participated by the top management of ExxonMobile.