5th Malaysia-Japan Tribology Symposium (MJTS2017)

Link to event’s report: MJTS2017 Report

Proceeding Book may be downloaded at the following link: Program-Proceedings-Book


The 5th Malaysia-Japan Tribology Symposium(MJTS) will be held on 28th–30th August 2017, at Malaysia – Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (UTM-KL) Malaysia.

MJTS has been held since 2012 by MJIIT UTM KL with collaborations from the Malaysian Tribology Society (MYTRIBOS) and Japanese Society of Tribologists (JAST). This symposium helps in enhancing communication between researchers, engineers, and students in the Tribology field from Malaysia and Japan.

It will highlight all aspects in the field of Tribology and Manufacturing.

To provide the opportunity for participants to display the results of their research, as well as enhancing presentation skills of young researchers / students.
In addition, industries will be able to showcase their products and latest technologies to researchers in Tribology field.

General Information:

Keynote Speech Theme : Machining and Tribology
Keynote Speakers : Prof. Dr. Hatsuhiko Usami (Meijo University, Japan)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erween Abd Rahim (UTHM, Malaysia)
Chairperson : Dr. Jun Ishimatsu (UTM MJIIT)
Co-Chairpersons : Prof. Yoshinori Sawae (Kyushu University) &
Prof. Kanao Fukuda (UTM MJIIT)
Secretariats : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nur’azah Abdul Manaf (UTM MJIIT) &
Dr. Shahira Liza Kamis (UTM MJIIT)
Date : 28th-30th August 2017
Venue : MJIIT UTMKL, Malaysia
Fee : None
Important Date BY 31st JULY 2017:
  • Submission of Abstract (1 page) for Poster Presentation (Students only)
  • Submission of Abstract (2 pages) for Oral Presentation

Link to: Call for papers mjts17
Guideline for authors and template for abstract: Format Abstract

Poster Awards Conditions:

  • Author must be present at the symposium for presentating poster and throughout the event.
  • Announcement of award winners will be made during the symposium lunch on 29th Aug 2017

Tentative Program (link):

28th Aug 2017 (Monday) 29th Aug 2017
30th Aug 2017 (Wednesday)

(9.00 am – 12.00 pm)


Keynote speech: Prof. Dr. Hatsuhiko Usami (Surface Modification Process Based on Combined Mechanical Means)


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erween Abd Rahim(Tribological Performance of Vegetable-Based Lubricant as a Sustainable Metalworking Fluid for Machining Application)


General Session



Industrial Visit(for foreign visitors)



Symposium Lunch & Poster award ceremony

Photo session


(2.00 pm – 4.00 pm)

Poster Session General Session

(4.00 pm – 6.00 pm)

MYTRIBOS Annual General Meeting TriPrem Lab Tour

*All activities will be held at Dewan Ilmuwan 2, Menara Razak, UTM KL.

Organized by:
Tribology and Precision Machining i-Kohza (TriPrem), Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

Sponsored by:

Taat Bestari
Sdn Bhd
IHI Corporation RGS Corporation Sdn. Bhd. Shinkawa (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.






We are welcoming all sorts of sponsorship from any companies or institutions


Online Submission Guide for MJTS 2016

This page will guide applicants for submitting the contents of their extended abstract for 4th Malaysia-Japan Tribology Symposium (MJTS 2016) as a full-length paper to the following journals.

Tribology Online

  1. Create or log into applicant’s account at https://www.editorialmanager.com/trol/default.aspx.
  2. Click the “Submit New Manuscript” link under the “New Submissions” section.
  3. Choose either “Article” or “Short Communication Paper” under the drop-down menu.trolguide_001
  4. Enter the title of the applicant’s article/paper.
  5. Select the First Author/Corresponding Author, and add/remove authors as necessary.
  6. In the Section/Category drop-down menu, select “MJTS 2016”.                                                   trolguide_002
  7. Continue with the steps as displayed on the left side of the page.

Jurnal Tribologi

  1. Create or log into applicant’s account at is http://mytribos.org/ojs/index.php/JTrib/login.
  3. Click the “New Submission”link.
  4. At Journal Section, select “MJTS 2016” from the drop-down menu.jt_guide
  5. Click the “Save and continue” button to continue with the application.