Muhamad Farid Muhamad Khosim

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

WORKING EXPERIENCES

2011-Current: Personal Trainer 
FMK EXCELLENCE ENTERPRISE
FMK Excellence Enterprise is initiated to promote science and robotic research  among high school students. We have conducted over 100 sessions which covered more than 35, 000 high school students across Malaysia.

2015: Automotive Mechanic
Car Service and Maintenance (Ahlan Greenwood Sdn. Bhd.)
I had over 300 hours intensive training in repairing cars. The training includes diagnostic and maintenance of petrol vehicles.

2013: Media and Communication – Freelance
I have designed the marketing and corporate presentation materials for University Kuala Lumpur (IPROM), Malaysia. This has helped me to build a strong corporate presentation skill.

2011: Sales Advisor
Machines Sdn. Bhd. – The biggest Apple Premium Reseller in Malaysia
The job requires me to convince people to buy certain products. This has helped me to improve my persuasive skill and I have achieved the highest sales figure during my work.

SKILLS AND ABILITY

  • Actively involved in the varsity team in the manufacturing and designing process of a £10,000 miniature railway in IMechE Railway Challenge (UK) 2015 which allowed me to apply and learn new knowledge while sharpening my analytical and problem-solving skills upon constantly facing the engineering problems.
  • Made many inventions within the past 5 years including self-generating electric fan and electromagnetic braking system that won several international recognitions notably from Intel ISEF California, IYEI Bangkok and ITEX Kuala Lumpur which proved myself as a research enthusiast who braces problems and challenges with positivity and enjoyment.
  • Acquired a wide range of IT-related skills during study and work placements, including Microsoft Office and iWork (Mac), Engineering software such as ANSYS, Computer-aided design (CAD) such as SolidWorks & Google Sketch Pro and several Adobe major softwares.
  • Designed and built official webpages including my own faridkhosim.com as part of professional corporate development.
  • Developed communication skills through work experience and formal presentations.In 2011, I managed to persuade people in buying products and achieved the highest sales among my co-workers while working as a Sales Advisor.
  • Presented research outcomes in 5 countries, in front of judges, company representatives, students and the general public. Furthermore, I have given motivational and scientific talks to more than 40, 000 students across Malaysia which have received numerous positive feedback.
  • Worked in a team of experienced local teachers and other international volunteers to improve students’ academic performance during my 2 months of volunteering as a classroom tutor in Sheffield.
  • Successfully held a day event for 500 people with a huge cost up to RM50,000 through 6 months of planning as a member of students’ council.
  • Learned and demonstrated effective teamwork skill with people in accomplishing a wide variety of tasks such as writing paperwork, conducting research, holding events and making sales.
  • Working in the weekend, volunteering in primary school weekly, becoming students’ambassador and committee member for several events as well as joining the university team.These involvements demonstrate my effective time management as a student, a subordinate as well as a volunteer.
  • Awarded as overall best student in 4 different institutions since my high schools.
  • Elected to be the president of student representatives in 3 different Malaysian tophigh schools and college, consecutively.
  • Experienced being a leader in several fields of societies such as robotic club, volleyball club and Red Crescent society which allowed me to learn and apply essential management skills.
  • Leadership quality in wide range of tasks is recognised and awarded with Gold Award during MARA Higher Education Award Day 2012 and many other leadership awards in high schools and college.
  • I hold the Rescue Diver Licence (PADI) and Emergency First Response Certificate.
  • I have great passion in doing research and solving problems which may not even necessarily be related to my field.

INVOLVEMENTS

  1. Highly Commended Sheffield Graduate Award Portfolio 2016 (highly commended by the Award Assessors, based on exceptional contributions.)
  2. Best Student Award 2013, Transfer Degree Program United Kingdom, University Kuala Lumpur IPROM
  3. High Co-curriculum Achievements, Gold Award 2012, Co-curricular Awards Day BhgPendidikanTinggi MARA, KPM & KPTM
  4. Best Student Award 2012, Graduation Day, MARA College Kuala Nerang
  5. Best Student Award 2010, Graduation Day, Taiping MARA Junior Science College
  6. Best Leadership Award 2010, Cocuriculum Day, Taiping MARA Junior Science College
  7. Best Leadership Award 2008, Graduation Day, Gerik MARA Junior Science College
  1. Rescue Diver Licence (Since 2015)– Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)
  2. Emergency First Response (EFR) Certification (Primary and Secondary Care CPR/First Aid – Adult/Child/Infant) (Since 2015)
  3. Advance Open Water Scuba Diving Licence – PADI (Since 2014)
  4. Open Water Scuba Diving Licence – PADI (Since 2013)
  5. Skill Build Award, University of Sheffield Enterprise, 2014
  6. Skills for Work Certificate, University of Sheffield Careers Service, 2015
  1. Mechanical Department Student Ambassador, University of Sheffield (2014-2016)
  2. Sheffield Mentors, University of Sheffield (2014-2015)
  3. Classroom Tutor, Dore Primary School, Sheffield (2014-2015)
  4. Committee of Sheffield Malaysia Games (SMG) 2015
  5. Committee of NEXT Sheffield 2015
  1. General Director & Founder of FMK Excellence Enterprise (SSM Registered)
  2. President of Students Representative Council 2011-2012, Kolej MARA Kuala Nerang
  3. President of Students Representative Council 2009-2010, MRSM Taiping
  4. President of Students Representative Council 2007-2008, MRSM Gerik
  5. President of Robotic Club Committee(MRSM Taiping, 2009)(MRSM Gerik, 2007)
  6. President of Volley Ball Club 2006-2007, MRSM Gerik
  7. President of Red Crescent Society 2006-2007, MRSM Gerik
  1. University of Sheffield’s team member for National Railway Challenge 2015, United Kingdom
  2. Won Gold Medal in International Invention, Innovation & Technology (ITEX) 2012, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.
  3. Won Bronze Medal in International Young Exhibition Young Inventor (IEYI) 2012, Bangkok.
  4. Won Gold Medal and The Best of Category Award in International Engineering Innovation and Invention Exhibition(i-ENVEX) 2012, UniMAP, Malaysia.
  5. Selected for Program KepimpinanTunRazak (PKTR) 2010  organized by YayasanTunRazak. (PKTR is a program that is organized since 1993, where all of the selected students’ leaders from all over the country are interviewed and short-listed for a 2-week program
  6. Represented Malaysia (INTEL) in International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), San Jose California, U.S.A. Finalist for PowerPlus Engineering, Inc. Special Awards
  7. Represented Malaysia (MARA) in International Malay College Youth Development Summit (MCYDS), June 2010
  8. Represented Malaysia (MARA) in International Robotic Olympiad (IRO), Singapore, December 2007

REFEREES

Dr S B Chin
Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
University of Sheffield, UK

Miss Rohani Bt Harun
Physics Teacher
MRSM Taiping, Malaysia