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About I'MRC

I’M Research Consortium (Indonesia-Malaysia Research Consortium) is the Indonesia-Malaysia network of research-intensive universities and institution, working together to foster institutional innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning, student mobility, connecting our students and staff, and wider advocacy for internationalisation.

All I’M Research Consortium member institutions are research-led, comprehensive universities providing a strong quality assurance framework to the network’s activities.

Institutional Coordinators

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) are the institutional coordinators for Indonesia-Malaysia Research Consortium (I'MRC). This has been announced in a bilateral meeting of the high-level groups consists of policymakers from both Ministries, rectors and vice-rectors from the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia and Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia on 2 October 2017 in Jakarta.


The I'MRC Forum held at Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) in Surabaya on November 22, 2018 has agreed to establish 5 research clusters, namely Renewable Energy (Coordinators: Prof. Arshad Ahmad and Prof. Adi Soeprijanto), Humanities and Culture (Coordinators: Prof. Syed Ahmad Iskandar Syed Ariffin and Prof. Suyono), Biomedicine and Health (Coordinators: Assoc. Prof. Teguh Haryo Sasongko and Prof. Agus Rubiyanto), STEM kits (Coordinators: Prof. Datuk Dr. Halimaton Hamdan and Dr. Markus Diantoro), and  Disaster risk reduction and disaster risk management (Coordinators: Prof. Zulkifli Yusop and Dr. Amien Widodo). 

An Invitation to Membership

Dear Prospective Member,

I would like to invite lecturers and researchers from Indonesia-Malaysia higher education and research institutions to participate in I'M Research Consortium. 

I look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the I'M Research Consortium. Together we will build tomorrow’s traditions in scientific research and education.

Warm Regards,

Hadi Nur 



Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,  81310 UTM Skudai, Johor, Malaysia. Phone: +60-75536061, Fax: +60-7-5536080, E-mails: hadinur@utm.my (Prof. Dr. Hadi Nur) or fadzlin@utm.my (Mrs. Fadzlin Md Sairan)


Raje and NURUL NAJIDAH MOHAMED joined I'M Research Consortium
SUZARINA BINTI AHMED SUKRI, Nurul Asma Hasliza Zulkifly, Muhammad Anif bin Abu Zarin and 5 more joined I'M Research Consortium
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Albert Tan Yi Wey is now a member of I'M Research Consortium
Jun 24
Sareena Hanim Hamzah is now a member of I'M Research Consortium
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Mohd Masri Saranum is now a member of I'M Research Consortium
Jun 9
Mokhammad Farid Maruf is now a member of I'M Research Consortium
Jun 4
Ika Juliana, Mimi Fitriana and Yan Irawan joined I'M Research Consortium
Apr 30
Mohamad Shazwan Shah Jamil is now a member of I'M Research Consortium
Mar 11
Tika Paramitha, Muhammad Hanif Ramlee, Mohamad Nurul Azmi MOHAMAD TAIB and 1 more joined I'M Research Consortium
Mar 9
Ahmad Nazeer in Che Mat is now a member of I'M Research Consortium
Dec 19, 2019
Darlis Herumurti is now a member of I'M Research Consortium
Dec 17, 2019