Industrial and Indoor Environment Research Group (IIERG)

Background

Officially established under the Department of Energy and Thermofluids Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in October 2004; Thermal Environment Laboratory has become the location of activity. The group has been working in the area of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) since 2000 with the establishment of Industrial Engineering Laboratory, under the Faculty of Engineering Technology.

Industrial Environment Research Group (IIERG) is recognized as one of the 19 research groups in the faculty with a clear vision to be a leader in industrial environment related activities. IIERG is established with the aim of promoting, conducting and supporting research and academic activities related to industrial environment engineering and technology.

Reseach Area

As the key player in Industrial Environment area in UTHM, the group is committed to carry out intensive research in the following areas:

  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Indoor Environment Quality
  • Mechanical Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (MVAC)
  • Energy in Building (Energy audit)
  • Local Exhaust Ventilation
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Plant Safety / Building Safety
  • Emergency Response Planning and Fire fighting System

Affiliation

Centre For Energy and Industrial Environment Studies(CEIES)

Equipment & Services

The group is well equipped to conduct research and provide consultation in:

  • Indoor air quality meter
  • Toxic gas meter
  • Ultra-fine particle counter
  • Environmental chamber
  • Thermal comfort meter
  • Energy audit - measurement
  • Chemical Exposure monitoring
  • Local exhaust ventilation and Engineering Control

Training:

  • Indoor air quality (measurement)
  • Indoor environment quality (measurement)
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Fire fighting
  • Emergency and response plan
  • Local exhaust ventilation
  • Chemical Health Risk Assessment
  • Chemical Handling Training
  • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control (HIRARC)

Contact Person

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norzelawati Binti Asmuin
Head of Industrial and Indoor Environment Research Group (IIERG) 
Centre for Energy and Industrial Environment Studies (CEIES)
Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia 
86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, 
Johor, MALAYSIA 

Phone: 07-4538484
Fax: 07-453 6080

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