Catalyzing innovation through the machinery of imagination.


Fueling minds with the precision of mechanical ingenuity, a talent that drives innovation forward.


Unveiling the mysteries of tomorrow through the curiosity of today.

Dr AMIR PUTRA BIN MD SAAD graduated with a B.Eng. and an Msc. in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2011 and 2014, respectively. He then pursued a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in biomechanical engineering, successfully completing his studies in 2017 at the same prestigious university. Currently, he holds the position of senior lecturer in the Department of Applied Mechanics and Design and serves as the Head of the Engineering Design Research Group (EDRG) at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. With a deep passion for engineering design and mechanics, Dr Amir specializes in biomechanical engineering, computational bone mechanics, biomedical implants, porous bone scaffolds, and biodegradable materials. His expertise is further complemented by a year-long professional engineering practical experience in agricultural engineering and technology with Sime Darby Plantation Research (SDPR), where he contributed to the development of integration harvesting machine solutions.

Research Group

Engineering Design Research Group (EDRG) is a Research Group focused on expanding and understanding the design process in a practical way, facilitating the creation of new products and technologies. We prioritize design optimization and analyses, providing innovative solutions through our expertise in engineering design, Computer Aided Design and Engineering, product modelling and visualization, engineering optimization, reliability, rehabilitation engineering, implant design and technology, vehicle dynamics, and creative design engineering.

Dr Amir Putra Md Saad

Dr Amir Putra Md Saad

Senior Lecturer
Department of Applied Mechanics and Design
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,
UTM Johor Bahru, 81310, Johor, Malaysia.

Engineering Design Research Group (EDRG)
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,
UTM Johor Bahru, 81310 Johor, Malaysia.

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