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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal..
  • A short cover letter regarding the submission is attached, together with a suggestion of three (3) potential reviewers. This will be uploaded as supplementary file.

Author Guidelines

1.0 General

Please use the ASEAN ENGINEERING JOURNAL TEMPLATE provided in this SUBMISSION PACKAGE. Kindly refer to Template Checklist for Guidance. Each submission must include :

  i. Manuscript in ASEAN Engineering Journal Template.
  ii. Copyright Transfer Agreement (CTA) document as supplementary file.

In making sure your article will be accepted for publication, please refer to our Journal Policy.


2.0 Types of Paper 

    2.1 Research Articles

          Research Articles presents original research that is expected to present a major advancement and contribution to the body of knowledge or the particular area. Research Articles follows the format provided in the guide to authors. The content includes an abstract, an introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion and conclusion. The supplementary materials that support the paper's conclusions are welcomed.

   2.2 Reviews

         Review articles summarise and describe new developments of interdisciplinary significance as well as proposing new future research directions based on their reviews. Reviews contain an abstract, an introduction that outlines the main theme, subheadings, and the future direction for resolving research questions.


3.0 Title

Manuscripts should be headed by a concise title. Please include the full name(s) of the author(s), complete mailing address, telephone and fax numbers as well as e-mail address. In case of multiple authorship, please indicate the main author to whom all correspondence concerning the paper should be directed.


4.0 Abstract

All manuscripts should be accompanied by two abstracts, of not more than 200 words each, written in English and Bahasa Melayu. Manuscript from outside Malaysia may submit English abstract only. The abstract should not only indicate the subject and scope of the paper but also summarize the author’s conclusion along with at least five (5) keywords that could be useful for information-retrieval purposes. A good abstract should consist of introduction, problem statement, quantitative results & discussion and quantitative conclusion.


5.0 Style

Manuscripts should consist of the following sections: 1.0 INTRODUCTION, 2.0 METHODOLOGY, 3.0 RESULTS AND DISCUSSION, 4.0 CONCLUSION. Each section and sub-section should be numbered using the Arabic numerals. Please use S1 Units for all scientific and laboratory data.

    5.1 Tables

          All tables should be kept simple and clear, and should be referred to in the text. They should be numbered, and titled in the order of which they are referred to in the text.

    5.2 Illustrations

          Illustrations including diagrams and graphs should be sharp, noise free and of good contrast. They should accompany the manuscript and numbered consecutively in the same order as they are referred to in the text. Line drawings should be in black ink on a white background and lettering size must be large enough to permit legible reduction whenever necessary. All photographs submitted must be of good quality and printed on glossy paper. The author’s name, short title of the paper and figure number must be written on the reverse side of each illustration submitted.

    5.3 Mathematical Notation and Equations

          All equations must be clearly typed, tripled-space and should be identified or numbered accordingly.


6.0 Acknowledgements

A brief acknowledgment of not more than 50 words should be included at the end of the manuscripts, before the list of references. Acknowledgement could be made to funding body, institution/universities/organization or individual/person.


1. Acknowledgement to funding body (Grant number) : This work was supported by the Trust [grant numbers xxxx, yyyy]; the Natural Environment Research Council [grant number zzzz]; and the Economic and Social Research Council [grant number aaaa].

2. Acknowledgement to institution/universities/organization: We would like to thank XYZ University for their helpful feedback and support.

3. Acknowledgement to individual/person: We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our supervisor, Professor John Doe, for his valuable guidance and support throughout the research process. His expertise and insights were invaluable in shaping our research and helping us to overcome challenges.


7.0 References

    Style for Asean Engineering Journal

    References should appear in a separate Reference section at the end of the manuscripts, typed double-spaced in the order of item referred to in the next, using numerals in square brackets. Style for papers: [Reference number], Authors (last name, followed by first initial for main author, and first initial followed by last name for other authors), year, title, periodical (in italics), volume (issue), inclusive page numbers. Style for books: [Reference number], Authors, title (in italics), year, location, publisher, chapter or page numbers. For example:

[1] Khalid, M., S. Omatu, and R. Yusof. 1995. Temperature Regulation with Neural Networks and Alternative Control Schemes. IEEE Trans on Neural Networks. 6(3): 572-582.

[2] Satapah, A., T. Kassim, and B. Zubil. 2017. Neuro-Control and Its Applications. London: Springer-Verlag.

We also need you to provide D.O.I. for each references listed in your article to increase citation.


8.0 Submission

Kindly submit your article through :


9.0 Article Screening

Your article will undergo a screening process for template usage, format compliance for research article (1.0 INTRODUCTION, 2.0  METHODOLOGY, 3.0  RESULTS AND DISCUSSION, 4.0 CONCLUSION) and including plagiarsm checks.


10.0 Referees



11.0 Copyrights

Copyright of articles that appear in Asean Engineering Journal belongs exclusively to Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. This copyright covers the rights to reproduce the article, including reprints, electronic reproductions or any other reproductions of similar nature.

12.0 Charge

Publishing an article in ASEAN Engineering Journal requires article processing charges that will be billed to the submitter (corresponding author) following the acceptance of an article for publication starting from 1st April 2021.  Apart from these article processing charges, there are no submission charges, page charges, or colour charges. The article processing charge exemption is applicable if the submitter (corresponding author) is from one of the AUN/ Member of Institution in ASEAN as follows:

Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB)
Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD)
Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC)
Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM)
Universitas Indonesia (UI)
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)
National University of Laos (NUOL)
University of Malaya (UM)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
University of Yangon (UY)
Yangon Technological University (YTU)
University of the Philippines-Diliman (UP)
De La Salle University (DLSU)
Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT)
National University of Singapore (NUS)Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Chulalongkorn University (CU)
King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL)
Burapha University (BUU)
Kasetsart University (KU)
Thammasat University (TU)
Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University
Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST)
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT)

    The fee to be paid following the acceptance of an article is MYR 630.00 (Malaysian); MYR 730.00 (Overseas). Article processing charges will be used for operating expenses of the journal such as allowance to reviewers, layout editors and language proofreaders.

    An official invoice will be produced and issued after confirmation of accepted articles for publication.

Payments should be directed to account:
    Account Name: Bendahari UTM | Bank: CIMB Bank Berhad | Account No: 8006053536


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