15th January 2019
Industry Centre of Excellence-Rel (ICoE-Rel), UTHM
UTHM with few industries which includes MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd, Sapura Group of Companies, Sheffield Hallam University, University of Birmingham, Beijing Jiaotong University, TRC Synergy Berhad, Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd dan China Communication Construction Company (M) Sdn Bhd (CCC).
UTHM is collaborating with a few rail industries and higher educational institution in realizing land public transport transformation plan. Throughout this collaboration, UTHM is determined to become a technical university which capable of welcoming participation and involvement of the researcher, students with the rail industry to open a research center and rail operation in Pagoh Campus, UTHM. UTHM has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with few industries which include MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd, Sapura Group of Companies, Sheffield Hallam University, University of Birmingham, Beijing Jiaotong University, TRC Synergy Berhad, Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd dan China Communication Construction Company (M) Sdn Bhd (CCC).
Industry Centre of Excellence-Rail (ICoE-Rel) which has been established under the supervision of Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) has been fully entrusted by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to assist in the transformation of railway transport. UTHM selection by KPM to become a leading rail university through ICoE-Rel is right as the university has the expertise and experience of providing Master of Science in Rail Transport Engineering since 2012. In fact, the offer of Bachelor of Engineering Engineer Technology with Honors proved that UTHM was able to take responsibility. ICoE-Rail is a train training and research center responsible for the collection, analysis, evaluation, and management of data and dissemination of research findings in the field of rails for the use of government and non-governmental agencies in Malaysia. In addition, ICoE-Rail also serves as the premier platform for research and collaboration at national and international levels. Continuous training and post-graduate training are essential for engineering graduates since the involvement of universities-industries serves as a mutually beneficial partnership.