Bridging the Industry Gap
In our pursuit to bridge the gap between academia and industry, Taylor's School of Engineering has forged strategic alliances with members of the engineering community, setting in place mutually beneficial partnerships with industry leaders.

The dynamic knowledge exchange that takes place at our School enables our students to gain insight on current developments and issues affecting the engineering practice. It also equips our graduates to hit the ground running in solving the Grand Challenges for the future.

From an industry perspective, the School serves as an ideation lab and a gateway to innovation, talent and research activities.
Industry Advisory Panel
The programmes taught at School of Engineering are kept relevant through our close association with members of the industry, who form the School’s Industry Advisory Panel (IAP). The panel meet regularly with our faculty members to review and refine our curriculum and programme content, ensuring that our curriculum remains relevant and in-line with the industry’s demands.

Our IAP members consist of leading local and multinational corporations:
  • Cabot Corporation
  • Conditioning R&D Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Daikin
  • Energy and Strategy Consulting Sdn Bhd
  • GreenTech Solutions
  • GSK
  • Harvest-Time Properties
  • Honeywell
  • IChemE
  • IEM
  • IGL Services Sdn Bhd
  • InControl Tech Sdn Bhd
  • Malakoff
  • Malaysia Automotive Institute
  • Motorola
  • NHF
  • Origine IT
  • Panasonic Appliances Air
  • Petronas
  • Primetech Engineers Sdn Bhd
  • SCOMI Group Bhd
  • SCOMI Rail Bhd
  • Solution Engineering Sdn Bhd
  • Strand Aerospace
  • Wilra Sdn Bhd
  • Winmore Engineering Sdn Bhd

Professional Engineering Lecture Series
The Professional Engineering Lecture Series or PELS, is a platform that links our students with the engineering community, through insightful talks and lectures delivered by industry members. Through this programme, we have invited speakers from leading local and multinational companies to speak about the engineering profession and share their engineering experience with our students.
  • Driving Down the Carbon Footprint – CO2 and Cars
    Professor Gary Hawley
    Dane and Medlock Chair of Engineering,
    Faculty of Engineering and Design, University of Bath, UK
  • Global Energy Dialogue
    Arnold Teo
    Shell Refinery Company Berhad, Malaysia
  • Importance of Sustainability
    Joe Eades
    Managing Director,
    Ispahan Group Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Particle Engineering: Role of Surface Properties
    Dr. Jerry Heng
    Senior Lecturer,
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK
  • Roles of Technology and Innovation play in the Evolution of the Global Financial System
    Sukhvinder Singh
    Manager – Group Strategy,
    Maybank Berhad, Malaysia
  • Systematic Innovation in Engineering
    Darrel Mann
    Systematic Innovation, UK
  • The Science and (Bio) Engineering of Regenerative Medicine
    Professor Julian Chaudhuri
    Professor of Biochemical & Biomedical Engineering, University of Bath, UK
  • Wireless Technology for Process Automation
    Noel J. Jayaratnam
    Sales Manager,
    Test & Measurement Section, Yokogawa Electric (M) Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia
Industry Visits
Our students are given the opportunity to visit engineering firms and companies, to observe a spectrum of processes. This gives them a first-hand feel and insight into the real world of engineering. Students can also interact with members of the respective organisations during their visits, adding further value to their education.
  • BASF-Petronas Chemicals Sdn. Bhd., Pahang
  • Danone Dumex (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Negeri Sembilan
  • Digi Telecommunications Sdn. Bhd., Selangor
  • Fathopes Energy Sdn. Bhd., Selangor
  • LIMA Exhibition, Langkawi
  • Malakoff Power Plant, Perak
  • New Hoong Fatt Holdings Berhad, Selangor
  • Proton Tanjung Malim Sdn. Bhd., Perak
  • UMW Toyota Motor Sdn. Bhd., Selangor