Research direction

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CSNano is an interdisciplinary research and educational centre focused on fostering the advancement of materials science at Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. CSNano fosters the scientific and technical breadth of materials science, which spans research areas including heterogeneous catalysts, porous nanomaterials, supramolecular functional nanomaterials, nano/molecular photochemistry, biomaterials semiconductor nanostructures, analytical science, separation chemistry, organometallic chemistry, physics of low dimensional structure, quantum chemistry and Fuzzy modelling.

The following link provide the text of the CSNano’s staff scientific documents – publication abstracts, awards, project summaries, patents, and other sources to create an index of weighted terms which defines the text, known as a the Elsevier Fingerprint Engine. 




To be a world-class centre of excellence through fundamental and applied science research



To lead the advancement of knowledge through frontier science research



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The Malay words, “Kerana Tuhan Untuk Manusia” imprinted on the UTM logo above simply means “In the Name of God for Mankind” is believe on values, and spirituality towards excellence in research and scholarship.

The CSNano transformations towards CSNano sustainability goes 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 a CSNano sustainable future. Future CSNano will involve the development in term of its infrastructure, human resource and financial sustainability. This might include significant shifts in changes in institutional structures.

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Kerana Tuhan Untuk Manusia” which means “In the Name of God for Mankind”.



  • • Academic leadership
  • • Integration of research and education
  • • Innovative global impact activities
  • • Cross-disciplinary approach to address the global challenges
  • • An accessible publicly-engaged organisation
  • • Financial sustainability



Last updated by Prof. Hadi Nur on 16 February 2017