Malaysia Rising Star Award (MRSA)

PUTRAJAYA, 1 November 2016 – Three professors from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) have been selected to be recipients for the 2016 Malaysia Rising Star Awards for their achievements in the research and developments (R&D).They are the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Director of Process Systems Engineering Centre (UTM-PROSPECT), Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering Prof. Ir. Dr. Sharifah Rafidah Datu Wan Alwi and Prof. Dr. Zainal Salam from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

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(From right) Prof. Ir. Dr. Sharifah Rafidah and  Prof. Dr. Zainal Salam capturing a moment with Dato’ Seri Idris and Deputy Vice Chancellor Student Affairs & Alumni  Prof. Dr. Mohd Ismail Abd Aziz. Meanwhile Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd Hafiz Dzarfan (left) representing Prof. Dr. Ahmad Fauzi.​ 


Prof. Dr. Zainal Salam received the award under the category of Frontier Researcher​. ​He was selected for obtaining the top one percent of the Highly Cited Papers published worldwide and the selection was made by Thompson Reuters and Elsevier. 

Inverter Quality Control Centre (IQCC)

Office @ P07, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, UTM 
Testing Laboratory
General set-up of the test facilities

Dr. Naziha demonstrating the test during the NSC/PRC visit

Presentation by Mr. Roland Brundlinger during the Inverter Testing Workshop, Feb 2009.

Solar EV Charging Station

Visitor from Nanyang Technological University


Visitor from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore make a visit to our laboratory on 12 March 2017.

Visitor from Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN)


Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) Indonesia make a visit to IQCC & EV Charging Station in conjunction of "Workshop on Future Research in Energy Management" program on 6 Mac 2018.



Universitas Andalas, Indonesia





United Arab Emirates (UAE)










At Bahawalpur Islamia University, Pakistan. At right is Prof M Amjad, my former PhD student.

With Dr Rauf Bhatti, my former PhD student.