To form a research network with world class facilities to undertaking generation of innovation in the field of catalysis based on eco-friendly technology (chemical, microbial and hybrid Nano bio) and transmission knowledge to the public and private sectors. This centre will become the reference point in the catalysis of international standards.


  • To develops a comprehensive range of world class catalysis research in Malaysia.
  • To provide expertise in the areas of catalysis needs to develop a the national higher skilled manpower.
  • To produce new catalysts and accelerate technology transfer catalysis research into the private sector for marketing


  • Main activities are based on the five interest.
  • Terraced multidisciplinary approach of excellence in research.
  • The leadership of research.
  • Collaboration and Networks of National and International.
  • Transfer of knowledge.
  • Technical Services


Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Centre (NANOCAT)
Level 3, Block A
Institute for Advanced Studies
Universiti Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur

P: +603-7967 6959 (general)
P: +603-7967 6273 (technical)
F: +603-7967 6956
E: (general)
E: (technical)

  • Mon - Thurs: 0830 - 1730
    (1300-1400 Closed)
  • Fri: 0830 - 1730
    (1215-1445 Closed)
  • Sat, Sun & Public Holiday