Guiding principles

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.


The divine law of Allah is the foundation of knowledge. In line with His Will, UTM strives with total commitment to attaining excellence in science, technology, and engineering for the well-being and prosperity of mankind.



To be a world-class research institute through fundamental and applied science research



To lead the advancement of knowledge through frontier mathematics, science, and applied science research


Founding principles


ISI-SIR towards sustainability

The ISI-SIR transformations towards ISI-SIR sustainability go beyond assessing and implementing current responses to university needs. It will consider the more fundamental and innovative long-term transformations that are needed to move towards an ISI-SIR sustainable future. Future ISI-SIR will involve the development in terms of its infrastructure, human resource, and financial sustainability. This might include significant shifts in changes in institutional structures.


ISI-SIR research area

With six research centres, the diversity of research areas from engineering to environmental sciences exhibits the strength, capability, and potential in research and development. As strong as the technical background in UTM, ISI-SIR also supports other areas of research and studies such as mathematics, physics, and astronomy, as well as computer sciences. The multidisciplinary work team is significant to sustain research culture in UTM.



Research centres

ISI-SIR organisation



ISI-SIR welcomes collaboration in research and publication with Research Group (RG) members in designated faculties, from the Faculty of Science to Faculty of Engineering. The RG members are incorporated in ISI-SIR as Associate Research Fellow. The collaborations represent continuous effort to embrace and sustain a good relationship and collaboration with UTM researchers. In addition, ISI-SIR also welcomes other researchers from other universities nationally and internationally to boost research performance and enrich linkages and collaborations.









SWOT analysis


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. Learn more on the old website of Ibnu Sina Institute »



George E. Walker, Chris M. Golde, Laura Jones, Andrea Conklin Bueschel, and Pat Hutchings, “Activities that foster intellectual communities”, 2008, Jossey-Bass – A Wiley Imprint.

Last updated by Hadi Nur on 27 March 2021