Centre for Research

Faculty & Teaching Centres



About the centre

Centre for Research (CRD) serves as a centre to manage and facilitate activities related to research and publication in-line with AMU's vision and mission.The aim of CRD is to establish a research environment within which academic staff and postgraduate research students carry out their research smoothly. It also provides an overarching framework for the development and implementation of all research and publication management at Asia Metropolitan University (AMU). To meet these aims, CRD provides various research supports for staff and postgraduate research students. These supports include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the AMU Research Grant Scheme (ARGS)
  • Assisting staff with spreading the external research funding opportunities from the public and private sectors
  • Monitoring and reporting the external funded research grants
  • Providing professional development opportunities for staff to enhance their research performance
  • Encouraging and managing the development of publications among academic staff
  • Carry out activities to create the culture of research and writing as well as helps improve writing and publishing skills to academic staff
  • Develop strategic research collaboration with agencies, government agencies, and research group globally

Associate Professor CHM. Dr. Mohd Hayrie Bin Mohd Hatta

Associate Professor CHM. Dr. Mohd Hayrie Mohd Hatta is a chemistry Lecturer and Director of Centre for Research and Development. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (2011), Master of Science (Chemistry) and Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (2019) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He has academic experience in chemical science with 6 years of research and analytics experiences as well as in spectroscopy and chromatography. He is also a professional chemist registered with Malaysia Institute of Chemistry. He has published his research works in ISI, Scopus and WOS journals and has numbers of collaborators from industries and universities. His niche area and expertise are in inorganic chemistry, green chemistry, material sciences and environmental sciences.

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