Welcome to CAIRO UTM

CAIRO is a center for Research & Development based in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, founded in 1997 as one of Centers of Excellence. Specialized in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Control & Automation, CAIRO has strong linkages and networking with both academic institutions and industrial sectors.

Looking for a Postgraduate Degree in Robotics?

Postgraduate studies in CAIRO are carried in full research mode, supervised by experienced lecturers.

Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia


Smart Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence

Vision & Mission


To become a Prominent Research Centre of AI and Robotics for Malaysia


To uplift AI and Robotics adoption in industry and society through dissemination of knowledge and creation of breakthrough technology


An Industry Leader In Robotics Education

CAIRO offers training courses for skilled industrial workers as well as research based postgraduate studies in Robotics & AI.

We also provide practical/industrial training conducted by experienced staff for undergraduates to fullfill requirements of their respective universities.

Introduction to CAIRO 


CAIRO Affiliated Companies

R & D

Competence Centre

Through our Competence Centre in AI & Robotics, CAIRO has been able to produce numerous products through our R&D in the fields of healthcare, smart manufacturing, field robotics, and agriculture.

Technology Utilization

The technology utilized in our R&D at the Competence Centre can be divided into 3 categories; Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Control.

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Vision
Deep Learning
Data Analytics


Collaborative Robots
Intelligent Actuators & Sensors
Soft Robots
Industrial loT


Real-time Control
Predictive Control
Intelligent Control
Procees Control


News & Events

We are hiring!

We are hiring!

Research Officer (RO): ️ Degree: RM 3000 or MSc: RM3200 Contract for 1 year only. Start 1st August 2022. Requirements: Experienced in Computer Vision, especially stereo vision applications. Have good knowledge in Deep Learning and Hardware Implementation and Phyton...



Program BUILD YOUR FIRST ROBOTIC ARM ialah program secara fizikal yang julung-julung kali diadakan oleh A2TECH dengan kerjasama CAIRO UTM yang akan diadakan pada: 🗓️ Tarikh: 28 Mei 2024 (Pelajar Sekolah Rendah)🗓️ Tarikh: 29 Mei 2024 (Pelajar Sekolah Menengah)🕰️ Masa:...

Congratulations and Thank You!

Congratulations and Thank You!

Congratulations, Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Mohd Ibrahim Shapiai on appointment as the new Director of CAIRO UTM effective on 1 March 2024. Thank you so much, Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Ahmad 'Athif for your contribution and leadership.

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Get Connected With Us

If you are interested in contacting our members for collaboration or academic matters, please contact them via their respective emails. For general questions, please click the link below for our contact details.

Research Ecosystem
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia UTM Nexus - Research & Innovation

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

DVCRI Profile Johor Bahru Office Kuala Lumpur Office

Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HI-COE)

Advance Membrane Technology Research Centre - AMTEC Institute of Noise & Vibration - INV Wireless Communication Centre - WCC

Research Institute

Centre of Excellence (COE)

Institute of High Voltage & High Current - IVAT UTM-MPRC Institue for Oil & Gas - IFOG Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics - CAIRO Centre for Engineering Education - CEE Centre for Advanced Composite Materials - CACM Innovation Centre in Agritechnology for Advanced Bioprocessing - ICA Institute of Bioproduct Development - IBD

Service Entity

Research Management Centre - RMC Penerbit UTM Press Centre for Community & Industry Network - CCIN Innovation & Commercialisation Centre - ICC University Laboratory Management Centre - PPMU Institut Sultan Iskandar - UTM-ISI

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