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About MIT


The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century — whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature.

About UTM


Welcome to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), an innovation-led Research University and a leading research-intensive university in engineering, science and technology. It is located both in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia and Johor Bahru, the southern city in Iskandar Malaysia, which is a vibrant economic corridor in the south of Peninsular Malaysia. There are more than 16,036 full-time undergraduate students at UTM and more than 5,839 enrolled on distance learning programmes as part-time students. In addition, there are more than 6,350 postgraduate students in various fields of specialisation.

Research collaboration between UTM and MIT on Industrial Biotechnology


Kuala Lumpur, November 1st: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will collaborate in conducting research activities in the field of industrial biotechnology.

UTM Vice Chancellor Professor Dato’ Ir Dr Zaini Ujang said, the collaboration will focus on advanced industrial biotechnology, microb ial consortium for CO2 reduction in wastewater biodegration and treatment, microbial bioreactor for self-sufficient electricity generation for wastewater biodegradation and to design and build a model to create a microbial bioreactor for wastewater treatment. More >

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