Focus Groups

Industrial and Indoor Environment Research Group (IIERG)

Research Focus: Industrial Environment


Officially established under the Department of Energy and Thermofluids Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in October 2004; Thermal Environment Laboratory has become the location of activity. The group has been working in the area of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) since 2000 with the establishment of Industrial Engineering Laboratory, under the Faculty of Engineering Technology.

Industrial Environment Research Group (IIERG) is recognized as one of the 19 research groups in the faculty with a clear vision to be a leader in industrial environment related activities. IIERG is established with the aim of promoting, conducting and supporting research and academic activities related to industrial environment engineering and technology.


As the key player in Industrial Environment area in UTHM, the group is committed to carry out intensive research in the following areas:

  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Indoor Environment Quality
  • Mechanical Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (MVAC)
  • Energy in Building (Energy audit)
  • Local Exhaust Ventilation
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Plant Safety / Building Safety
  • Emergency Response Planning and Fire fighting System


The group is well equipped to conduct research and provide consultation in:

  • Indoor air quality meter
  • Toxic gas meter
  • Ultra-fine particle counter
  • Environmental chamber
  • Thermal comfort meter
  • Energy audit - measurement
  • Chemical Exposure monitoring
  • Local exhaust ventilation and Engineering Control


  • Indoor air quality (measurement)
  • Indoor environment quality (measurement)
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Fire fighting
  • Emergency and response plan
  • Local exhaust ventilation
  • Chemical Health Risk Assessment
  • Chemical Handling Training
  • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control (HIRARC)


Centre For Energy and Industrial Environment Studies(CEIES), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia


For more information or questions about this web site, please contact:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norzelawati Binti Asmuin
Head of Industrial and Indoor Environment Research Group (IIERG) 
Centre for Energy and Industrial Environment Studies (CEIES)
Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia 
86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, 

Phone: 07-4538484
Fax: 07-453 6080


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

Tel: +6074537700

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