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Dean Prof. Azhar
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It is my pleasure to welcome you to the School of Industrial Technology (PPTI), Universiti Sains Malaysia. This school has four interesting programmes that focus on the science and technology of food, environmental, bioresource, paper & coatings and bioprocess.The uniqueness of the school lies on the solid and relevant approach of the academic syllabus and the high intensity of research work. It is hoped that by browsing through our web site, you will get to know us better in view of academic programmes as well as the research areas being focused by our researchers and academic staffs.
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Brief History of the Evolution of the School of Industrial Technology

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The School commenced with the establishment of the School of Applied Sciences, which offered the Bachelor of Applied Sciences (BAppSc) programme in 1973. Three programmes were offered at the beginning, i.e. : Electronic Science and Technology, Food Science and Technology and Polymer Science and Technology. During the 1974/1975 academic session, a fourth programme, i.e. Mineral Science and Technology was introduced. The fifth programme, i.e. Computer Science and Technology was introduced in the 1979/1980 academic session.On 7th August 1984, the School of Applied Sciences was renamed as the School of Engineering Sciences and Industrial Technology. In line with this change, the curriculum was also modified to meet the requirement of engineering and industrial technology courses. Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc) was replaced by Bachelor of Engineering (BEng.) and Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech).
 
During the 1986/1987 session, the School of Engineering Sciences and Industrial Technology were separated. The School of Industrial Technology remained in the main campus, Penang while the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering moved to Perak Branch Campus.

 

Beginning with the 2001/2002 academic session, the Polymer Technology Programme and Quality Control & Instrumentation Programme moved to the USM Branch Campus in Sri Ampangan, Nibong Tebal. The Polymer Technology Programme was changed to the Polymer Engineering Programme and was located under the School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering. The Quality Control & Instrumentation Programme was renamed as the Mechatronic Engineering Programme and located under the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

During the 2003/2004 academic session, the Wood, Paper and Coatings Technology Programme was renamed as the Bioresource, Paper and Coatings Technology Programme. Bioprocess Technology Programme is the latest addition to the existing three Programmes in the School beginning from 2008/2009 academic session.

 

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