The divine law of Allah is the foundation of knowledge. In line with His Will, UTM strives with total commitment to attaining excellence in science, technology, and engineering for the well-being and prosperity of mankind.


To be a world-class research institute through fundamental and applied science research


To lead the advancement of knowledge through frontier mathematics, science, and applied science research

6 Centres

CSNano ( Centre for Sustainable Nanomaterials )

UTM-CIAM ( UTM Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics )

CLEAR ( Centre of Lipids Engineering and Applied Research )

CFIRST ( Centre for Fiqh Research in Science and Technology )

UTM-BDC ( UM Big Data Centre )

Laser ( Laser Centre )

Founding Principles

  1. Academic leadership
  2. Integration of research and education
  3. A cross-disciplinary approach to address the global challenges
  4. An accessible publicly-engaged organization
  5. Financial sustainability
  6. Employee engagement with happiness

ISI-SIR towards sustainability

The ISI-SIR transformations towards ISI-SIR sustainability go beyond assessing and implementing current responses to university needs. It will consider the more fundamental and innovative long-term transformations that are needed to move towards an ISI-SIR sustainable future. Future ISI-SIR will involve the development in terms of its infrastructure, human resource, and financial sustainability. This might include significant shifts in changes in institutional structures.

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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