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Johor youngster wins Rolls-Royce challenge in Britain

June 26, 2019 | National News

PETALING JAYA: A Johor student has made the nation proud after winning the Rolls-Royce Electrical Challenge in the Telegraph STEM Awards 2019.

The award gives undergraduates studying in the United Kingdom the opportunity to present ideas in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to leading companies in Britain.

Yew Jun Ying’s winning idea – the Organic Rankine cycle technology as heat management and recovery solutions – has landed him an internship with Rolls-Royce and mentorship on business and intellectual property from The Telegraph.

In an email interview with The Star, 22-year-old Jun Ying said he produced an essay where he proposed a potential solution that would accelerate the development of an air-vehicle propulsed by both conventional gas engines and electric motors that is capable of taking off and landing vertically.

Read more: The Star Online

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