Position:          Associate Professor

Department:   Engineering and Technology

Address:          Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics, UTM Kuala Lumpur, 54100 Malaysia

Tel. Number: Office +6(03)-2180 5135


Ir. Dr. Shamsul Sarip, an Associate Professor at the Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics (FTRI) at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), stands as a distinguished champion in the realm of sustainable energy. His expertise spans a wide spectrum, encompassing renewable energy sources such as solar, hydro, and tidal power. Dr. Shamsul is particularly recognized for his groundbreaking work in Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) technology and the development of micro and pico hydro turbines tailored for remote areas. His multifaceted proficiency extends to sustainable design, engineering, and the innovative commercialization of clean energy solutions.
A holder of a Ph.D. in Engineering from University of Bradford, U.K, Dr. Shamsul’s academic achievements are further underscored by his status as a Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) and active membership in the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM). His prolific research output, comprising numerous publications in international journals and conferences, reflects his commitment to advancing the field. Additionally, his success in securing various research grants and mentoring postgraduate students in sustainable energy-related fields underscores his influential role in academia.
Dr. Shamsul Sarip’s dedication to sustainability is evident in his pivotal contributions to UTM’s Net Zero Carbon initiative. Actively engaging in research and development projects aligned with UTM’s sustainability goals, he has spearheaded initiatives such as the “Adopt a Kampung” program. This program, under his leadership, addresses energy challenges in rural Malaysia by implementing sustainable energy solutions, showcasing his commitment to bringing tangible benefits to local communities. Dr. Shamsul’s efforts extend beyond the academic realm as he actively contributes to raising awareness about sustainability issues through public lectures, workshops, and community engagement activities.
His remarkable contributions have not gone unnoticed, as reflected in the prestigious Anugerah Citra Karisma award from UTM, recognizing his outstanding contributions to both research and community service. Dr. Shamsul Sarip’s status as a leading expert in sustainable energy is further affirmed by his frequent invitations to speak at conferences and events. Overall, his unwavering dedication and passion make Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Shamsul Sarip an invaluable asset to UTM and a key player in steering Malaysia towards a low-carbon future.
For more details, you can visit Dr. Shamsul Sarip’s personal website at and his UTM Scholar profile at 

Research interest

Research on Renewable Energy, lightweight friction brakes, braking performance, regenerative braking, heat transfer, Finite Elements Method, vehicle dynamics, vehicle design, CFD.

Scholarships available. Please feel free to contact me if interested

MSc / MEng / PhD vacancies

Postgraduate Study

Interested applicants may send your CV to, or call me at +(6)03-2615 4265 or fax to +(6)03-21805380 to discuss possible research opportunities.

Financial assistance is available through scholarships such as ZamalahmyPhD,  myMaster   or MIS schemes.

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