Sunway University Press Officially Launched

Sunway University Press was successfully launched as the publishing department of Sunway University on 5th January 2018. Sunway University Press was formed in the spirit of sharing the University’s intellectual property with as wide an audience as possible. 

In celebration of the launch, Sunway University Press presented its first two publications of the year.
The first book, Great Thinkers, Great Minds: Sunway University Professorial Lecture Series, is based on the University’s Professorial Lecture Series presentations held between 2014-2016. It showcases a selection of 10 original research papers presented as public lectures by the university’s academics. 

The book was edited by Professor Peter Heard and contributed by Vice-Chancellor Professor Graeme Wilkinson, Professor Pua Eng Chong, Professor Peter Heard, Dato Dr Goh Cheng Teik, Professor Poh Chit Laa, Professor Stephen Hall, Professor Glenda Crosling, Professor Edward Tiekink, Professor Harold Thwaites and Professor Naveed Ahmed Khan.

The second book, All About Derivatives: Mathematical Differentiation for College Students, is a guidebook for students who wish to master the concept of differentiation. This book was written by Mr Abdul Latiff Md Ahood, Senior Lecturer from the Monash University Foundation Year programme, and his co-author, Mr Mohd Amirul Mahamud.

The event received substantial media coverage on local news outlets, including The Star, The Edge, Utusan Malaysia, China Press, News Straits Times, TV3 and ntv7.