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Research Highlights

As part of our mission, the FTKM engages in research and scholarly activities that advance learning through the extension of the frontiers of knowledge and creative endeavor. We encourage students and faculty members to participate in academic research projects, many of which receive funding from industries, national and international foundations. Below are some of the recent research highlights at FTKM:

  • 150 Researchers
  • 14 Research Groups
  • RM 7.98 million Research Grants (2019-2021)
  • 632 Scopus-indexed Publications (2020-2021)
  • 57 Intellectual Properties (2020-2021)
  • 51 Exhibition Awards (2020-2021)

FTKM has 14 research groups and offers numerous fields of research particularly in mechanical, manufacturing and materials engineering.


  • Clean Carbon Research Group (CCRG)
  • Human Factors & Ergonomics (HFE)
  • Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies (SMTRG)
  • Advanced Manufacturing System (AMS)
  • Thermofluids & Energy
  • Automotive Technologies (MoTech)
  • Fracture Damage & Mechanics (FDM)
  • Dynamics Modeling & Control Systems (DyCOS)
  • Design for Sustainability (DEFOS)
  • Simulation & Modelling (SiMMREG)
  • Green Materials (GMRG)
  • Green Design & Manufacture (GDM)