School of Science and Technology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Baba Musta
Visit Our Website: http://www.ums.edu.my/sst
Welcome to the School of Science and Technology (SST) of Universiti Malaysia Sabah. In this new millennium, SST strives to be worthy of world's recognition centers that promote excellence in research and education in science and technology where boundless opportunities of new ideas, discoveries, and meeting of minds. The SST experience will enable students to discover their full potential and equip themselves for the future. In order to nurture the research environment, SST has established four research units namely Natural Disaster Research Unit (NDRU), Water Research Unit (WRU), Seaweed Research Unit (SRU), and Sustainable Palm Oil Research unit (SPOR).
SST offers a wide range of academic programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate studies, and abundant research opportunities under a vibrant, well resourced educational and research environments. There are two categories of programmes, which are Physical Sciences (Geology, Mathematics with Economy, Mathematics with Computer Graphics, Physics with Electronics, Industrial Chemistry) and Biological Sciences (Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Conservation Biology, Aquaculture, Marine Science).
The School of Science & Technology (SST) was established in 1995 with a primary aim to produce graduates in the field of science and technology in line with the aspiration of the Malaysian Government to achieve the status of an industrialized country.The main function of the school is to develop and disseminate knowledge related to science and technology through teaching, research and publications.
Being located in a region rich in natural resources (land, forest, river and sea), the priority of the school is geared towards the sustainable management of these heritages.The school has 10 undergraduate academic programmes that lead to a BSc (Hons) in biological & physical sciences. On top of this, SST also offers Master and PhD by research in all the fields of studies.
The School has 60 academic staff including 8 full professors, 7 associate professors, 10 senior lecturers, 25 lecturers and 11 tutors. In terms of expertise, the School has experienced staff in a wide range of specialization including molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetic and plant breeding, agronomy, plant and animal ecology, physics, geology, hydrology, environmental chemistry and mathematical modelling.
- To develop knowledge related to science and technology through education and research.
- To produce graduates that have the capability and professional skill in the field of science and technology.
- To provide advisory service for other schools in UMS to complement knowledge in the field of science and technology to produce balanced and skilled graduates.
School of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Jln UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
+6088-320000 ext 5887 / 5872 / 5656 +6088-435324