UMP has many experts in environment sustainability. Its current Centres of Excellence are actively involved in research activities that contribute to sustainability in the environment. The centres are:

1. Centre of Earth Resource Research and Management (CERRM)
2. Centre of Automotive Engineering (AEC)
3. Centre of Excellence for Advanced Research in Fluid Flow (CARIFF)
4. IBM Centre of Excellence
5. Centre of Research for Rare Earth (RERC)
6. Centre of Excellence for Bio-Aromatic

Beside produce academic research UMP actively involved in community programme such as UMP Model Farm, Lighting up the Community, Solar LED lights for SMK Sungai Soi, Heritage of Pahang, Eco Friendly Product and many more.