UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC) was established in 2000 in University of Malaya to specialize in power and energy related fields. Under the fine leadership of its founder, Prof Dr Nasrudin Bin Abd Rahim, UMPEDAC has grew rapidly over the years.
From 2009, UMPEDAC has been consistently recognized as a Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE) by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education. The core businesses of UMPEDAC include conducting high impact research (comprising of fundamental research, develop lab-scale prototype and commercialize the final product), offering consultancy services to the power and energy industry, organizing technical courses and trainings as well as training post graduate students (PhD and M.Phil.) through taught courses and research projects.