Advanced Membrane Technology Research Center(AMTEC)

SDGB-UTM Signed MoA to Develop The First Industrial Scale Membrane Manufacturing Technology in Malaysia

SHAH ALAM, 6 Apr. – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) spin off company, Membrane Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd. (MTMSB) has entered into a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with Serba Dinamik Group Berhad (SDGB) for the development of the first industrial scale membrane manufacturing technology in Malaysia for hemodialysis and water treatment. This agreement marked a new …

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UTM Secured USD 14K of Regional Conference Grant from AUN/SEED-Net

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) had successfully secured the international funding support to organise a Regional Conference under the field of Environmental Engineering namely as the jointly Regional Congress on Membrane Technology 2020 (RCOM2020) and Regional Conference in Environmental Engineering (RCEnvE) 2020. This conference is chaired by Associate Professor Dr. Juhana Jaafar from Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC), School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, UTM. The conference will be held on 26th August 2020 till 27th August 2020 at Royal Widad Residence@UTMKL, Kuala Lumpur.


School of Chemical & Energy Engineering (SCEE) had successfully hosted 191 students and 5 lecturers from Akamigas Polytechnic of Palembang for Summer School: Oil & Gas Learning Experience (OG-X) 2019. This is in fact the second year of the same program was conducted, following the success of 2018’s Summer School and in 2019 OG-X was conducted in collaboration with Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC) to also expose the participants to research activities in SCEE.

AMTEC’s Membrane made Headline

Membrane technology, the golden goose egg of AMTEC is getting more and more recognition from national and international level for its promising potential for the prosperity of mankind. Recently, as reported by the Malaysian mainstream media UTUSAN newspaper, AMTEC research team consisted of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hafiz and members have successfully produced clean drinking water extracted from seawater by using their special membrane distillation system.

Four UTM researchers become members of GYA

Four Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) researchers and academicians have become the member of the Global Young Academy (GYA), an independent scientific body which gives a voice to young scientists around the world. The members from UTM were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatin Aliah Phang, Dr. Khamarrul Azahari Razak, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mimi Haryani Hassim and Assoc. …

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AMTEC Lecturers Conferred 2018 MASS Young Researcher Award

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Hafiz Dzarfan Bin Othman and Dr. Mukhlis bin A Rahman seized the 2018 Malaysian Solid State Science and Technology Society (MASS) Young Researcher Awards for their outstanding achievements and contributions in solid state science and technology .

UTM Researchers Honoured at Malaysia Research Star Award 2018

Seven Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) lecturers from various of expertise and field of research received awards in multiple categories in the Malaysia Research Star Award 2018

AMTEC UTM Organizes 2nd National Congress on Membrane Technology

Membrane technology research is essential for the development of water treatment technology. The 2nd National Congress on Membrane Technology aimed at devoting experts in the field of membrane technology to discuss and exchange opinions on the latest findings in membrane technology.