Profile

Professional Membership
1. Member, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
2. Member, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE, USA).
3. Member, IEEE (Malaysia Section).
4. Member, IEEE Power Electronics, Industrial Electronics, Industry Application Joint Chapter Malaysia Section.
5. Member, Malaysia Greentech (Formerly Malaysian Energy Centre (PTM).

International Appointments
1. Vice Chair, IEEE Power Electronics, Industrial Electronics and Industry application Joint Chapter, Malaysia Section, 2011-2013.
2. Vice Chair, IEEE Industrial Electronics and Industry application Joint Chapter, Malaysia Section, 2016.
3. Editor, IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Energy 2011-2014.
4. Editorial Board of The Scientific World Journal, Hindawi Publishing Corporation (2013-present).
5. Malaysian Expert Representative for International Energy Agency, IEA PVPS Task 13, 20102014.
6. Malaysian Expert Representative (extension) for International Energy Agency, IEA PVPS Task 13, 2014-2017.
7. Organizing Chairman for the 5th IEEE International Power Electronics and Drives Systems (PEDS’05) Conference, November 2005, Kuala Lumpur.
8. Co-organizing Chairman for the 2nd IEEE International Power and Electronics and Energy (PECon 08) Conference, November 2008, Johor Bahru.
9. Co-Chairman for the IEEE International Energy Conversion Conference (CENCON 2014), November 2014, Johor Bahru.
10.Chairman for the IEEE International Energy Conversion Conference (CENCON 2015), November 2015, Johor Bahru.

Major Administrative Appointments
1. Dean of Research, Energy Research Alliance, UTM (March 2011- Feb. 2015)
2. Senate Member, UTM (March 2011- Feb. 2015)
3. Head, Department of Energy Conversion Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering (Sept. 2002- Sept. 2006)
4. Director and founder, Inverter Quality Control Centre (IQCC) (A photovoltaic inverter testing center funded by United Nation Development Program) (May 2007-present)
5. Head, Power Electronics Research Group (under Energy RA) (2009-2011)
6. Head, Power Electronics Lab, Faculty of Electrical Engineering (2000-2002)
7. Chairman, Final Year Student’s Project Committee, Faculty of Electrical Engineering (2001-2002)

Other Administrative Contributions
1. Member, Task Force eLPPT (2011- present)
2. Member, Select Committee for Contract Appointed Teachers (2013-present)
3. Head, “Photovoltaic Research Group” under the Energy Focus Group (2005-2007)
4. Moderator for the undergraduate course “ Power electronics and drives” (2002-2006)
5. Moderator for the postgraduate course “ Power electronics systems” (2002-2007)
6. Moderator for the postgraduate course “ Electronics Power Conversion” (2000-2003)
7. Moderator for the “Malaysia Military Academy (ATMA)” course (2001-2002).
8. Member, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering Administration Committee (2004-2006).
9. Member, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering Academic Committee (2004-2006).
10. Member, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering Postgraduate Studies Committee (2004-2006).
11. Member, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering Examination Board Committee (2001-2003).
12. Member, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering Quality Assurance Documentation Committee (2001-2003).
13. Member, the University Energy Focus Group (2000-present).


Consultancy
Project Title: On-board Battery Charger for Electric Vehicle. 
Duration: Dec 1998 to Jan 2000
Source of Funding: SIRIM Berhad; in collaboration with Tenaga Nasional Research and Development (TNRD) on the “Perusahaan Otomobil Elektrik Malaysia (POEM)” 
Vot No. :  UTSB 193 
Amount of Funding: RM 75,000 
Role: Head of Consultant/Principal designer
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