Lightning Research & Safety

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Introduction to Lightning Research & Safety

Lightning Research and Safety (LRS) division undertakes research, development and commercialization on areas related to lightning and lightning safety. This is in line with the presence of many high rise structures in Malaysia which make them prone to lightning strikes and the consequent damages to property and lives. The division aims to improve knowledge and understanding related to lightning phenomenon, lightning characterization and localization, lightning protection, grounding systems, lightning simulation and lightning safety.


a conducive lightning research environment

Carry out

research and development in the field of lightning and safety


short courses and seminars in the field of lightning and safety


learning activities and the dissemination of knowledge


collaborations with industries

Number of Research Grants

Values of Grants (MYR)


Number of Published Papers

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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