University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Engineering
     
  

AACRTC

 

Asia Aerospace City Research and Technology Centre

The University of Nottingham (UNMC) is partnering with M-AeroTech Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC) in conjunction with leading aerospace industries, Airbus Group and Rolls-Royce to bring its expertise in aerospace to the Asia Aerospace City (AAC), which launched its Research and Technology (R&T) Centre in Malaysia on 6 November 2014.The entire research initiative by the Centre amounts to RM15 million, offering our experience as a global aerospace centre of excellence through a substantial commitment of postgraduate scholarships and academic staff expertise.

 

Mission

Lead and conduct synergistic research with government, academia and industrial partners to stimulate innovation and creativity.

 

Board

 
 NamePosition Affiliation
Professor Amin Malek Mohammadi Director Department   of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, UNMC 
Dr Lim Chin Seong Deputy Director Department of Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, UNMC
Professor Andy Chan Board Member Department of Civil Engineering, UNMC 
Professor Ng Hoon Kiat Board Member Department of Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, UNMC
Professor Claire O'Malley Board Member Vice Provost of Research
Professor Lee Chew Ging Board Member Nottingham University Business School, UNMC
Dr Chin Jit Kai Board Member Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, UNMC
Dr Kong Ing  Board Member Department of Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, UNMC
Dr Albert Tshai Board Member Department of Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, UNMC
Dr Denny Ng Kok Sum Board Member Business Engagement and Innovation Services, UNMC 
Bestari Abrar Nasiruddin Industrial Advisory Board Member  TERAJU
Daniel Chin Industrial Advisory Board Member   Spirit Aerosystems
Shai Macci  Industrial Advisory Board Member  STRAND
Cyrille Schwob  Industrial Advisory Board Member  Airbus Group
Teo Wee Kin Industrial Advisory Board Member  

Rolls-Royce Singapore

 

Current Projects /Objectives

Techno-economic studies of algal bio-jet fuel production process

  • Funding body: Airbus, AMIC
  • Amount: RM281,500
  • Year: 2014

 

Technology for offshore cultivation of tropical seaweeds for the production of aviation fuel

  • Funding body: Newton-Ungku Omar Fund
  • Amount: RM51,800
  • Year: 2015

 

Public health intelligence network for dengue surveillance in Malaysia

  • Funding body: Newton-Ungku Omar Fund
  • Amount: RM60,000
  • Year: 2015

 

Development of scalable fixtures

  • Funding body: Rolls-Royce
  • Amount: RM70,000
  • Year: 2015

 

Development of bio-sourced composties for aerospace and automotive application

  • Funding body: AMIC
  • Amount: RM200,000
  • Year: 2015

 

Offshore cultivation of tropical macro-algae for the production of aviation jet fuel

  • Funding body: Airbus, AMIC
  • Amount: RM80,000
  • Year: 2016

 

Online robot and machine planning in virtual environment

  • Funding body: Airbus, AMIC
  • Amount: RM40,000
  • Year 2016

  

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Faculty of Engineering

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

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