Welcome to Pusat ALAM

Centre for Sustainability of Ecosystem and Earth Resources (Pusat ALAM), Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) was established as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) on 18 February 2018. Pusat ALAM was formed through the merging of Rare Earth Research Centre (RERC) and Centre of Earth Resources Research and Management (CERRM). Pusat ALAM research niche areas include:

a) Critical and strategic metal and mineral resources processing;
b) Water resources and wastewater treatment;
c) Soil stability and infrastructure maintenance;
d) New energy generation based on waste and secondary resources; and
e) Sustainable management of industrial and domestic waste recycling

These niche areas are closely related to sustainable aspects encompassing socioeconomic, environmental rehabilitation and societal harmony aspiration dimensions.


To become the centre of excellence on management and application of sustainable earth resources.


We are committed to providing quality training, consultation, services and technology innovation in our niche areas to interested parties, giving added value and social development impact.


a) To establish research & innovation collaboration with industries & academia centred on sustainable mineral & critical metal resources.
b) To produce outstanding researchers & graduates in the field of sustainable ecosystem & earth resources.
c) To develop innovative & advanced mineral & critical metal separation technology.


Mineral processing focusing on critical metal separation.

Slope management and subterranean study.

Hydrological studies on estuary and riverine system.

Biomass-derived renewable energy.

Future Planning

05 - 07 April 2021

Kursus Asas Berkaitan Nadir Bumi

05 - 07 April 2021

06 December 2021

Ground Penetrating Radar Survey Workshop

10 February 2022

UMP25 Workshop (Bengkel UMP25)

10 February 2022

18 - 20 October 2022

2nd International Conference of Sustainable Earth Resources Engineering 2022 (SERiES2022)

9 & 10 November 2022

Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Training for Lynas Malaysia Sdn. Bhd

9 & 10 November 2022