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Kuala Keniam : Living Laboratory for Biodiversity
The UiTM-PERHILITAN Research Station located in Kuala Keniam, Taman Negara Pahang was set up in April 2007. Taman Negara Pahang covers an area of 4,343 km². Taman Negara was created as National Park in 1938/1939 as a result of recommendations made by the Wildlife Commission in 1932. Initially, it was named the King George V National Park to commemorate the silver jubilee of the monarch.
Natural Products & Separation Science Research Center (NPSSRC)
Research Synopsis : The NPSSRC comprises of two groups; Natural Product Research and Separation Science. Research of Natural Products includes phytochemistry, synthesis of bioactive compounds, plant tissue cultures and in-vitro and in-vivo biological activity including antimicrobial, antidiabetic as well as toxicology studies.
Picture the sturdy yellow bamboo swaying gracefully next to the lean apple green. Both are bamboo, both strong, but how remarkable that the two of the same species radiate diverse loveliness.
Center for Research in Photonics and Novel Glasses
Research Synopsis : Photonic research in the School of Physics and Material Studies, Faculty of Applied Sciences conducts program for the advancement of optics and photonics technologies. The research includes the modeling and simulation of nonlinear optics; ferroelectric; quantum optics; photonic crystals and nano-slot waveguides structures; and lasers.
Damage Mechanism of Woven Fabric Composite Model
The geometrical model of two dimensional woven structures was developed with finite element analysis pre-processor tools. The model was assumed to be in lenticular cross section, monofilament and possessed aramid yarn property.