The Malaysian Branch was incorporated in 1997 with the formation of a Pro Temp Committee with Professor Ir. Dr. Ong Kok Seng as the Pro Temp Chairman. Application to the Malaysian Registrar of Society was approved in 2000 and the first Inaugural meeting was held in January 2001.
The Branch has efficient business plans and a committee of dedicated volunteers to achieve the mission of the institution through the provision of networking, events, news, links with like-minded organisations and opportunities for the local engineering community.
As of 22nd May 2016, the distribution of membership in Malaysia is as follows:
Corporate Members: 299
Associate Members: 250
Affiliate Members: 1,724
Total Branch Members: 2,333