Research Opportunities


Assalamualaikum and good day.

We are looking for passionate, highly-motivated, and pro-active students who are interested in doing MSc research on the following projects:

  1. Utilization of Steel Slag for High-Density Gamma Radiation Shielding Concrete
  2. Polyethylene, Boron, and Bismuth Oxide Combined New Composite for Radiation Shielding
  3. Reactivity Feedback Coefficient on Temperature Transients using Hybrid Artificial Intelligence


  • Malaysian citizen
  • Must have minimum a bachelor degree in nuclear/chemical/mechanical engineering (or other related degree) (with minimum CGPA 3.30)
  • Could start as soon as possible

Funding Arrangements:

  • Monthly stipened will be provided under Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Encouragement Grant (UTMER).
  • Scholarship for tuition fee waiver available for application.

Please send your resume/CV to us at
We would appreciate it if you could also inform your colleagues from other faculties or universities.

Thank you.

Best regards,
Dr. Muhammad Syahir bin Sarkawi,
Senior Lecturer
Advanced Nuclear Engineering Research Group (ANERGy)
School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Faculty of Engineering,
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia

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