Smart and Sustainable Township Research Centre (SUTRA) focus research is in innovative and collaborative interdisciplinary researches and applications towards energy, environment and smart living. The academic members of the centre conduct research in all major civil engineering fields such as structures, materials, geotechnics, transportation, and environmental.
Funding for research were obtained from specific government development allocation such as E-Science, Techno Fund, Fundamental Fund-MOHE, IRPA (Intensification of Research Priority Areas), UKM internal funding, public and private organisations, international collaborations, etc.
There are four core research groups within the centre:
- Structures and Management
- Water Resources and Environmental