AEC - Official Portal

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Assalamualaikum wbt. and good day, 

Welcome to the portal of the Automotive Engineering Centre (AEC) of UNiversiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). This portal offers information regarding the activities, services provided and programs conducted by AEC.

The AEC Team currently has 14 technical and non-technical members of staff who are actively engaged in varoius kind of activities and programs. Staff at AEC include faculty members and research fellows from a wide range of engineering disciplines including mechanical, manufacturing and electrical and electronics.

Our core activities comprise research and consultancy, technical services and an automotive service centre for UMP staff and students as well as external parties. We also plan and organize yearly and regular programs such as international conference (e.g. AiGEV), international exhibition (e.g. AiNEX) and monthly training sessions.

AEC has strong vision, mission and strategic plan in order to move forward and become the main source of reference in the field of automotive engineering. In this regard, AEC aims to become the leading automotive centre of excellence in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. We hope that the research projects conducted as well as the technical expertise and services provided to the community will contribute to the growth of the Centre over the coming years, and that we will be able to establish and enhance as many links as possible through the operations of the Centre. 

Best wishes,

The AEC Team


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