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Ibnu Sina Institute is rapidly expanding its contribution to a truly multidisciplinary endeavour across the mathematical, physical and social sciences to technologies and the humanities that will benefit society on a national and global scale thus creating the future. Guiding principle »
2020 strategic planning of ISI-SIR
Strategic planning is an organization’s process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy. Based on this definition, ISI-SIR has released 2020 strategic planning based on six founding principles. A strategic planning workshop was held at Forest City Golf Resort on 10-11 March 2020. Read full story »
Directors of Ibnu Sina Institute since 1997
Prof. Dr. Mohamad Rashidi Md Razali (1997-1998) | Prof. Dr. Halimaton Hamdan (2000-2006) | Prof. Dr. Mohd Marsin Sanagi (2007-2011) | Prof. Dr. Mustaffa Shamsuddin (2011-2015) | Prof. Dr. Mohd Marsin Sanagi (2015-2016) | Prof. Dr. Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff (2016-2018) | Prof. Dr. Hadi Nur (2018-present) | Read full story »
Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (ISI-SIR) was founded in 1997, and we have made history. At ISI-SIR, expanding the boundaries of knowledge through a genuinely multidisciplinary endeavour across the mathematical, physical, and social sciences to technologies and the humanities is a noble task to contribute to society on a national and global scale, thus creating the future. The staff and students of ISI-SIR look forward to seeing how things work and inspired to make them work better. Our philosophy and strategic planning are to encourage real-world engagement and appreciation for the ISI-SIR entrepreneurship ecosystem.
The Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (ISI-SIR) Yearbook 2020 is there to provide people who are interested in collaborating with institute with information about ISI-SIR. This includes guiding principles, strategic planning, history, and expertise. Information about staff, students, and postdocs are also listed.
Event date and time: 14 September 2020 (Monday) – 09.00 – 10.30 a.m. Event location: Al-Hazen Meeting Room, Block T02, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (limited to 25 participants). Online platform (Webex link): https://bit.ly/2FipLK5
On 26 August 2020, renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) to enhance cooperation between both institutions. The relationship in the field of education between Indonesia and Malaysia…
Stingless bee high impact research is one of the high impact projects proposed by ISI-SIR. It attracts and cultivates researchers across the full range of subject areas – and from a diverse range of backgrounds – seeking those who combine…
Event date and time: 25 August 2020 (Tuesday – 09.00 – 10.30 a.m. Event location: Auditorium Al-Razi, Block T02, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Back to basics: Advice to a young lecturer https://youtu.be/AOCYv9128cg
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Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (ISI-SIR), shaped by the past as a leading centre of fundamental science studies, is rapidly expanding its contribution into a truly multidisciplinary endeavour across the mathematical, physical and social sciences to technologies and the humanities that will benefit society on a national and global scale thus creating the future. Under the current leadership, Ibnu Sina Institute aims to maximise the benefits of research by advancing fundamental knowledge and beyond to contribute to better public policy, economic prosperity, social cohesion, community identity, and the quality of life. The role of Science and Technology in the industry and society are key themes of the institute. Powered by leading experts, Ibnu Sina Institute coordinates and aligns the resources towards multi and inter-disciplinary research activities through creativity and innovation supported by strategic partnerships with key universities and industries. Together, Ibnu Sina Institute is embarking on vital research relevant areas: Advanced Functional Materials for Green Technology; Green Separations Science and Technology; Laser Technology; Engineering & Industrial Mathematics; Big Data Computing and Engineering; Oleo Chemical and Lipid Engineering; Halal Science & Islamic Jurisprudence. Building on an excellent foundation, Ibnu Sina Institute is now driven by 6 Research Centres that merged to capitalise expertise that will substantially influence the society in the coming years. Ibnu Sina Institute brings together researchers and experts from multidisciplinary backgrounds that span several traditional sciences and engineering disciplines in-line with UTM’s aspiration to be a world top 50 research-intensive university. These Research Centres are responsible for promoting and engaging research actively; development, consultancy, and training activities in their expertise areas, addressing Ibnu Sina Institute and geared to contribute to the University, Industry, Society, and the Country.
Ibnu Sina Institute Guiding Principles is the philosophy used as the basis of institute operations, which includes the values that guide the institute to achieve its intended goals using appropriate strategies. They create a work culture where everyone understands the things that are important to be done and made.
Memories of the years
Since our institute was founded in 1997, we have made history. Our history is rich and inspiring. Immerse yourself in our past and see into our future. You can see our memories and progress through this old website.
A section chronicling the establishment and development of Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (ISI-SIR), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
The Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (MJFAS) (formerly known as Journal of Fundamental Sciences (2005-2011), ISSN: 1823-626X) is a refereed research journal of IIS-SIR.
CSNano Technologies Sdn Bhd, Synapse Innovation Sdn Bhd, HA Southern Global Sdn Bhd, and Myhims Solutions PLT were incorporated to operate as the commercial arm of ISI-SIR, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). The venture was in line with the UTM’s call for greater commercial involvement by higher education institutions. As UTM spin-off companies, CSNano Technologies Sdn Bhd, Synapse Innovation Sdn Bhd, HA Southern Global Sdn Bhd, and Myhims Solutions PLT key focus are now to engage with community and industry as part of its drive entrepreneurship ecosystem of ISI-SIR.
Since 2008, Ibnu Sina Institute plays host to regular seminars by experts and high-profile presenters. The topics range widely but are always engaging. As well as being attended by staff and students of UTM, these seminars are open to the public.
Ibnu Sina Institute is the secretariat for I’M Research Consortium (Indonesia-Malaysia Research Consortium), the Indonesia-Malaysia network of research-intensive universities and institution, working together to foster institutional innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning, student mobility, connecting our students and staff, and wider advocacy for internationalisation.