The Automotive Development Centre (ADC) was established at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia to channel expertise specifically in the field of automotive engineering . This will allow Malaysia to claim a position in the fore-front of automotive technology inline with other automotive producing countries.
The construction of Marine Technology Laboratory was completed in December 1996. Situated in the main campus of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Johor Bahru, the Laboratory’s capability is tailored to become the premier Marine Technology teaching research and consultancy institution in the region. Being as one of the centre of excellence to the university, Marine Technology Laboratory has significant contribution to the growth of the maritime industry in Malaysia.
UTM Centre for Composites (PUSKOM) was established in January 1995 with the objectives to educate and promote the composites technology through teaching, training and consultation to the public. The integrity of PUSKOM activities is supported by the members from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering, University Technology Malaysia. A part from being driven in composites knowledge-based, the members of PUSKOM have also strive on pure and strategic applied research, product development project and training through smart partnership concept with strategic government agencies, local institutions and private sectors.
The Institute of Noise & Vibration is a centre of excellence of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) established in 1990 for the study and research of noise and vibration. The Institute undertakes contract research, consultancy and testing services, postgraduate studies, and technology dissemination of vibration, noise and acoustics. It is recognised as a referral centre by the industry and government agencies (Dept. of Environment, Dept. of Occupational Safety and Health, and Malaysian Highway Authority) for noise and vibration in the country.