Between 17 August and 25 August, 2014, YBhg. Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar, the Vice-Chancellor of UTM will convene a working visit to the United States. The UTM delegation will include Prof. Dr. Nordin Yahya, Senior Director of UTM International, Prof. Dr. Mohd Hassan Mohd Osman, Dean of the International Business School, and Prof. Dr. Rahmat Mohsin, Dean of the Faculty of Petroleum and Renewable Energy Engineering. The visit has been organized to strengthen the strategic partnership between UTM and its U.S. partners, namely Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. In addition, the delegation will also pay a courtesy visit to Pennsylvania State University to explore potential opportunities for collaboration in various areas, particularly in the field of petroleum, for the benefit of UTM and Malaysia.