Civil & Environmental Engineering Testing Unit (CENTU)


To facilitate and improve the management of laboratory services at the School of Environmental especially, a unit known as Civil and Environmental Engineering Testing Unit ( CENTU ) is established.  In addition to providing services to the students and staff members of PPKAS , CENTU also offers its services to external parties. CENTU is led by Dr Umi Fazara and assisted by all PLVs and technicians in PPKAS.


The School of Environmental Engineering is equipped with various research and teaching instruments which can be grouped into two major fields namely chemical/environmental and civil engineering.  These instruments are placed in several laboratories including:

Civil Engineering Lab:

  • Concrete lab
  • Highway & Traffic lab
  • Geotechnical lab
  • Structural lab
  • Construction Material lab

Environmental Engineering Lab

  • Biological lab
  • Hydraulics lab
  • Chemical Engineering lab
  • Analytical lab
  • Geo-environmental lab
  • Air pollution lab