Research Activities in CAIRO

Research activities take place in CAIRO with a strong reputation for our research work in intelligent systems, artificial intelligence, robotics and mechatronics, and control and automation systems.

Research is funded by government departments, international, and national organisations and industry. The government funding mainly supported by Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) and Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). We have established links with industry and other international organisations, both in Malaysia and overseas such as Japan, France and United Kingdom.


Research & Development


Product Commercialization




Promotional Activities

Research Areas

Artificial Intelligence

Robotics and Mechatronics


Control and Automation

Research Strategies


  • Fundamental investigation
  • Algorithm development
  • PhD and Masters students
  • Need research funding
  • Usually independent research


  • Applied + some development
  • Usually work with the industries or based on a big project
  • Combination of post-graduate students and ROs
  • Need research funding

Pre -commercialization

  • More developmental works
  • Usually based on own product requirement or specific industries request
  • Need research grants but usually applied through spin off companies