Research Facilities


The School has been receiving tremendous support in terms of research grants as well as funding for the academic development of the staff and research facilities, from the government and other bodies such as the Kuok Foundation, Sarawak Government, Sabutek, Sarawak Pepper Marketing Board, European Union (E.U), Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), JIRCAS, Toray, DANCED and MOSTI. The laboratories are well equipped with the latest analytical and processing equipment to support the research programme.

The Food Technology laboratories are equipped with the latest instruments in the areas of food processing, biotechnology and microbiology, chemical analysis, sensory and texture studies.

The Bioresource, Paper and Coatings Technology laboratories are equipped with wood anatomical equipment, wood durability analyser, wood protection equipment, rheological measurement, processing equipment for plywood, particle board, and fibre board. Paper making machines and equipment for surface coatings are also available.

The Environmental Technology laboratories are equipped with the bioremediation equipment, pilot plant for industrial wastewater, pilot plant for domestic wastewater, water and heavy metal testing equipment, dust, particulate, noise and vibration testing equipment.

The Ibn. Hayyan Laboratory houses the state-of-the-art equipment such as the Atomic Absorbtion Spectrophotometer, Calorimeter Tristimulus, Differential Scanning Calorimeter, Gas Chromatography, Rheometer, Texture Analyser and UV VIS Spectrophotometer.