Centre for Advanced Research on Energy, which is also known as CARe, was established in 2011 and located at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FKM), UTeM. CARe is mainly supported by the staff from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Engineering Technology; and responsible to the Centre for Research and Innovation Management (CRIM). Currently, CARe comprises of seven research groups with multidisciplinary fields. The vision, mission and motto of CARe are:



To be the world leader for research development and innovation in the field of sustainable energy and automotive.




1. Conduct high-impact research in energy, automotive, and policy within the context of economic and environmental sustainability.
2. Securing significant research funding from national and international level.
3. Establishing state-of-the-art research facilities that promote technology transfer through innovation and commercialization.
4. Undertake collaborative projects with industries and societies.




Drive to greener future.


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The logo symbolizes CARe as a progressive research centre in UTeM with the vision to be the world leader for research development and innovation in the field of sustainable energy and automotive.

The logo consists of 3 main components:

  • Four spirals - The four spiral curves represent 4 nature elements – earth (brown), water (dark blue), air (light blue), and fire (orange) which symbolize sustainable research effort heading toward the platinum circle.

  • Platinum circle - This reflects the focus of CARe as Centre of Excellence.  

  • CARe - The unique short form symbolizes CARe’s focus areas with ‘CAR’ represents automotive and ‘e’ for sustainable energy.

The logo has also a combination of black, platinum and white colours:

  • Black - portrays as strong commitment and confidence.

  • Platinum - symbolizes competitiveness, resistance and new millennium technology and strategic planning.

  • White - reflects honesty, perfection and success.

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Prof. Dr. Ghazali Bin Omar 

2016 - present



  +606 234 6102


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Fadzli Bin Abdollah

2013 - 2015



  +606 234 6805/6914


Dr. Md Isa Bin Ali

2011 - 2013 



  +606 234 6751