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PhD Programme by Research

Courses Offered

Course
Code
Full Time / Part Time
Intake
PhD in​ Chemical Engineering
JPT/BPP(R2/524/8/0018)12/22
Yes
January / July
JPT/BPP(R2/524/8/0017)12/22
Yes
January / July
PhD in Petroleum Geoscience ​
​JPT/BPP(R2/544/8/0020)12/22
Yes
January / July
JPT/BPP(R2/526/8/0019)12/22
Yes
January / July
PhD in Mechanical Engineering ​ ​
JPT/BPP(R2/521/8/0040)12/22
Yes
January / July
PhD in Electrical & Electronic Engineering ​
JPT/BPP(R2/523/8/0036)12/22​
Yes
January / July
PhD in Information Technology ​ ​
​JPT/BPP(R2/481/8/0234)02/23
Yes
January / July
PhD in Information Systems ​
JPT/BPP(N/482/8/0166)03/23​
Yes
January / July
PhD in Management ​ ​
​JPT/BPP(R/345/8/0243)09/22
Yes
January / July
PhD in Applied ​Science ​
JPT/BPP(R/545/8/0015)07/22
Yes
January / July
PhD in Social Science & Humanities ​ ​ ​
JPT/BPP(R/220/8/0010)09/24
Yes
January / July

Important Dates and Semester of Intakes


Duration of Courses

Programme
Full Time
Part Time
​Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Science
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Management
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum En​gineering
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum Geoscience
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Science & Humanities
36 - 96 months
48 - 120 months

UTP's Vision

A Leader in Technology Education and Centre for Creativity and Innovation.

UTP's Mission

  • UT​​​​​​​​​P is an institute of higher learning. We provide opportunities for the pursuit of knowledge and expertise for the advancemen​t of engineering, science and technology to enhance the nation's competitiveness.
  • O​​​​​​ur objective is to produce well-rounded graduates who are creative and innovative with the potential to become leaders of industry and the nation.
  • Our​ ai​​​​​​​m is to nurture creativity and innovativeness and expand the frontiers of technology and education for the betterment of society.

Research Areas

Mechanical

  • Mechanical Systems Design
  • Vehicle Design
  • Advanced Engine Development
  • Advanced Materials and Processing
  • Manufacturing System Optimization
  • Energy Systems
  • Corrosion and Reliability
Electrical & Electronic

  • Intelligent Imaging
  • Communications
  • Industrial Automations
  • Sensor Technology
  • Energy Utilisation & Power System
  • System Level Integration
  • Electronic System Design
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Systems
  • Microelectronics
  • RF Systems

Civil

  • Structural Engineering
  • Off-shore Structures
  • Highway & Transportation Design
  • Environmental Engineering and Management
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Geographical Information System (GIS)
  • Construction and Project Management
  • Waste Water Engineering
Chemical

  • Ionic Liquid
  • Bio-Fuel
  • Environment
  • Separation
  • Material Development
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Process System
  • Process Safety
  • Catalysis
  • Reactor Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Advanced Database and E-Commerce
  • Knowledge Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Multimedia
  • Data Comm. & Networking
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Network and Communication System
  • Enterprise Resource Information System
  • High Performance Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Green Computing
Petroleum Engineering

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Oil Field Chemical
  • Flow Assurance
  • Drilling Optimization
  • Drilling Fluid and Completion
  • Cementing Technology
  • Deep Reservoir (High Pressure High Temperature)
  • Unconventional Hydrocarbon

Petroleum Geoscience

  • Rock Physics
  • Advanced Seismic Technology
  • Non-Seismic Methods
  • Integrated Basin Analysis
  • Reservoir Characterization, Modeling & Simulation
  • Carbonate Reservoir Characterization
  • Carbonate Sedimentology, Diagenesis and Sequence Stratigraphy
Fundamental & Applied Sciences / Science

  • Ionic Liquid
  • Bio-Fuel
  • Environment
  • Separation
  • Material Development
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Process System Engineering
  • Process Safety
  • Catalysis
  • Reactor Technology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Renewable Energy Systems (Solar Energy and Wind Energy )

Management

  • Marketing & International Business
    • Consumer Behaviour
    • Product Management
    • Branding
    • Advertising and Promotion
    • Multinational Business
    • International Culture
  • Entrepreneurship
    • Corporate Entrepreneurship
    • Small & Medium Enterprise
    • Family Business
  • Strategic Management, Ethics & Corporate Governance
    • Strategic Planning
    • Corporate Governance
    • Risk Management
    • Ethics
Management

  • Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour
    • Recruitment
    • Selection
    • Performance Management
    • Training & Development
    • Change Management
    • Team & Group Dynamics
    • Organizational Commitment
    • Motivation
    • Leadership
  • Accounting & Finance
    • Management Accounting
    • Financial Accounting
    • Corporate Finance
    • Investment and Portfolio Management
    • Financial Audit
    • Risk Management
    • Personal Financial Management

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Research Institutes

Primarily focused on serving the Oil & Gas industry, Research Institutes conducts specific research programmes to support PETRONAS's core business and the nation's development. There are 6 Research Institutes across niche disciplines for the benefit of the industry and the nation as a whole.


Contact Persons for Programme

You may contact the various department and contact person listed below for more information.

Programme
Name
Contact Info
MSc / PhD in Chemical Engineering
Dr. Wan Zaireen Nisa Bt Yahya
MSc / PhD in Civil Engineering
Dr . Lavania Baloo
MSc / PhD in Electrical Engineering
Dr. M Fakhizan B Romlie
MSc / PhD in Information Technology
Dr. Khairul Shafee B Kalid
MSc / PhD in Information Systems
Dr. Yew Kwang Hooi
MSc / PhD in Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Mazli B Mustapha
MSc / PhD in Petroleum Engineering
Dr. Shiferaw Regassa Jufar
MSc / PhD in Petroleum Geoscience
Dr. Numair Ahmed Siddiqui        
Master of Science / PhD in Applied Science
Dr. Hamzah Sakidin
MPhil / PhD Management
AP Dr. Satirenjit Kaur Johl
MPhil / PhD in Social Science & Humanities
Dr. Ena Bhattacharyya

Contact Persons for Programme

Name
Responsibility
Contact Details
Azalia A Rahman
Postgraduate (International)
Nurfarahin M Suffi
Postgraduate (Local)

Note:
All contact persons are available only during working days, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) from 8am to 5pm (GMT +8.00).