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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 (EU), 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 Tech laboratories are equipped with the latest instruments in the areas of food processing, biotechnology and microbiology, chemical analysis, sensory and texture studies.
  • The BPC Tech laboratories are equipped with wood anatomical equipment, wood durability analyser, wood protection equipment, rheological measurement, processing equipment for plywood, particle board, and fibre board. Papermaking machines and equipment for surface coatings are also available.
  • The Env Tech 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 Centralized Lab is a collection of laboratories that have high-end analytical instruments such as ICP-OES, AAS, and HPLC. The fees to use this equipment are downloadable using this link.
  • The Ibn. Hayyan Lab houses the state-of-the-art equipment such as the Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, Calorimeter Tristimulus, Differential Scanning Calorimeter, Gas Chromatography, Rheometer, Texture Analyser and UV VIS Spectrophotometer.

School of Industrial Technology, Building G07, Persiaran Sains, Universiti Sains Malaysia 11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Tel: +604 653 2219 | Fax: +604-653 6375 | Email: dean_ind@usm.my

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