Welcome to the UTB research website. UTB’s research mission is to pursue excellence in research and creative work across a targeted spectrum of disciplines and fields, and to maintain a strong and vibrant link among the University, industry and community.

UTB multidisciplinary research niche areas are consist of Research Centres, Thrusts and Clusters. The Research structure has been formed utilising on the existing strengths of UTB in the Engineering, Business and Information and Communication Technology. The Research Centres, Thrusts and Clusters are providing the opportunity for cross-disciplinary Research, Development & Innovation across the Faculties/Schools and Centres. Currently there are 9 Research Clusters under 3 Research Thrusts (Oil & Gas, Water and Green Technology) in additional to the Centre for Transport Research and the Centre for Innovative Engineering. The development of the research excellence in our University is underpinned by research grants from the Brunei Research Council, industry and international agencies in additional to the internally funded research grants.

The major part of the research management in our university is carried out by the Graduate Studies and Research for nurturing and developing research excellence, scholarship and creative activity. Local and international researchers are welcome to join and collaborate with the UTB researchers in the on-going projects and in the proposals for the future projects.

UTB publishing an international journal annually called “The Brunei Darussalam Journal of Technology & Commerce (BDJTC)”. The journal aims to publish peer reviewed original research results in all aspects of Engineering, Science and Business Management. Local and international researchers are welcomed to submit their research articles for publication in BDJTC.

Assistant Vice Chancellor (Research)


Professor Dr Zuruzi Abu Samah