Focus Groups

Acoustics, Noise and Vibrations (NOVIA)


Establish in 2015, NOVIA is one of the research group under Department of Engineering Mechanics at UTHM, Batu Pahat, Johor. The NOVIA has established expertise, equipment and laboratory facilities to conduct research and consultation in noise and vibration problems for industry as well as the public sector.

Our vision is to be industry preferred partner for center of expertise in sound and vibration measurement, analysis and assessment with the associated measurement equipment to contribute towards the international research arena.

NOVIA provide services in:

  1. Vibroacoustics
  2. Noise Exposure Monitoring
  3. Computational Vibration
  4. Mechanical vibration
  5. Hand Arm Vibration & Whole Body Vibration Risk Assessment
  6. Building Acoustics
  7. Infrared Thermography
  8. Research & Development

Research Interests

  1. Vibroacoustics
  2. Computational Vibration
  3. Mechanical vibration
  4. Enviromental Noise
  5. HAV and WBV
  6. Building Acoustics

Expertise / Consultancy

  1. Vibroacoustics

Greentech Malaysia Sdn Bhd – Green pass Assessment

  1. Noise Exposure Monitoring

Inovar Industries Sdn. Bhd. – Fibre board manufacturing plant

MMC Tepat Teknik Sdn. Bhd. – An oil & gas workshop factory

Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn. Bhd. – Navy ship fabricating plant

Sovex System Sdn. Bhd. – Manufacturer of telescopic conveyer

Panasonic System Network Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. – Manufacturer of electronic product

Frontken (Johor) Sdn. Bhd. – Manufacturer of oil & gas parts

BURNMARK Industries Sdn. Bhd. – Manufacturer parts for automotive

  1. Environmental Noise

SCOMI Rail Bhd. – Noise for KL Monorail

  1. Hand Arm Vibration & Whole Body Vibration Risk Assessment

PROPEL Bhd. – PLUS highway maintenance services

UEM Sunrise Bhd. – Building developer

NIOSH Malaysia – Collaboration research for Ergonomic Excellent Centre

Malaysia Palm Oil Board (MPOB) – Vibration analysis of CANTAS

Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR) – Vibration risk on held held power tools

  1. Building Acoustics

Jurutera Perundingan FRM Sdn. Bhd. – Acoustic panel services

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) – Noise level at examination hall

  1. Infrared Thermography

Perintis Kembara Sdn Bhd – MBSB buiding maintenance services

TNB distribution – Collaboration study at PMU

DB Power Ent – Electrical and wiring contractor

Facilities & Equipment

  1. Infrared camera
  2. Sound level meter
  3. Impedance tube
  4. Vibration analyzer
  5. Laser vibrometer
  6. Human vibration
  7. Ultrasound detector
  8. Vibration shaker
  9. Noise dosimeter
  10. Sound booth
  11. Audiometer
  12. Vibration meter
  13. Data logger
  14. Sound analyzer
  15. Oscilloscope
  16. Scope meter


For more information or questions about this focus group, please browse: or contact:

Dr Norazali bin Azmir
Head of Novia
Department of Engineering Mechanics
Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia 
86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, 



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Contact us

Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia

Tel: +6074537700

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