What We Do

The institute of Autonomous Systems (IAS) of Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS was formed to look into research elements of autonomous facilities. Digitalization and cyberspace networking of current and new industries, which can be small start up to large scale manufacturing, opens new facet on data driven research. The institute research focus looks into entire value of chain of facilities of future. From smart sensor to material that made up of current modern devices to new edge wireless transmission for fast and efficient data transfer in order to control intelligently plant of future using smart instruments.

The institute also has the research capability on smart grid integration of renewable/new energy adaptation for smart structure to increase efficiency on energy needs. In order to integrate these above mention hard elements, the institute research also extend to embedded software integration in form of firmware to large scale solutions which include both high performance computing facilities and cloud storage solutions. The institute of also has the core capabilities on research, development and consultancy looking into big data analytics, large scale server and private cloud storage, block chain solutions, predictive linear and nonlinear modelling (digital twin) of process plant/smart structure in order to access process and overall system reliability.

Vision of IAS

  • To be a renowned institute in research, development and consultancy for autonomous facilities.
Mission of IAS

The mission of the Institute is to form a nexus with relevant and right industries for Industry 4.0 smart solutions in the following areas of interest,

  • Smart sensors and devices for efficient and robust sensing and data transmission.
  • Smart instrumentation and process optimization for plant of future.
  • Smart structure and new energy solutions for field of future.
  • Smart software and computing infrastructure solutions for industry of future.
Aspiration of IAS

IAS aspire to be the referred research institute for smart solutions for software, computing and engineering services for autonomous facilities.