Laboratory of Materials Processing and Technology (MPTL) was established to meet research requirements in the field of Advanced Processing Materials and Nano Materials. MPTL was developed to complement the ITMA ecosystem that aims to become a leader in the areas of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials. MPTL will focus on developing and promoting research in Materials Technology and Processing of Advanced and Nano Materials in Malaysia. The main activities of the laboratory are conducting research in relevant fields, postgraduate programs, providing training and consultancy services.
A. Advanced Processing Materials
The program focuses on research in nanotechnology and advanced production of materials on a scale that allows for commercialization of materials. This requires in-depth research in some areas. The first part is in the field of modeling and simulation processes that can determine parameters in the processing of this material. The second part of the reactor form is to optimize the production of materials. The third part is safety in handling materials, especially nanoscale materials. Successful processing technology has been achieved by this group is technology in Carbon Fiber processing and carbon nanotubes using Chemical Steam Deposition (CVD).
B. Material Technology
The program focuses on research in nanotechnology and advanced materials to enhance its functions and values. Material technology begins with the production of raw materials from raw materials to process them into the form and shape required for certain applications. Material technology is an ever-expanding discipline, and new materials with interesting properties lead to new applications. For example, the combination of different materials into the composite poses a new material property. In this group, nano composites and hierarchical nanostructure coated on carbon fiber have been successfully developed for various applications. Existing know-how and facilities in composite nano and Chemical Steam Deposition (CVD) open other places for research such as thin superconducting films and graphene applications
Updated:: 31/12/2018 [zuhairi_zainal]
Institute of Advanced Technology,
Universiti Putra Malaysia,
Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia