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UMPEDAC was recognized as HICoE by the Ministry of Education on Oct. 30, 2009.


Our specialization includes renewable energy, power electronics, and power system.


We offer doctoral (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) postgraduate programmes.


We participate in community and knowledge-transfer programmes.

Santai with Oil & Gas Professional

UMPEDAC is organizing a talk by Ir. Wong Choong Onn on “Role of Engineers in Oil & Gas Industry.”

Details of the talk are as follow:

Date: 12 December 2018 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:45pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Seminar Hall, Level 3 (Wisma R&D)
Fee: Free (limited seats, First-come, first-served)
Speaker: Ir. Wong Choong Onn

The brochure and registration form can be downloaded here: LINK


An interactive talk about Engineers role in the Oil & Gas Industry catered for graduating engineers and what other possible opportunities that are available when they graduate to come into the work force. The presentations includes some ideas/roles in an Engineering Contractor’s scope and services and elements of presenter’s experience with other skills acquired during and his current role in imparting and motivating people to greater performance.



Congratulations to all UMPEDAC graduates

17 postgraduates in UMPEDAC have graduated this year. A small occasion is arranged on 22nd October 2018 at Wisma R&D to celebrate the success of the students. All graduates present were honored by the Founder & Director of UMPEDAC by dressing up the robe and scroll. The event was also attended by parents and students of UMPEDAC to celebrate their senior success.

List of Graduates:
1) Ehsan Taslimi Renani
2) Md. Shouquat Hossain
3) Mohd Syukri Ali
4) Seyed Hamidreza Aghay Kaboli
5) Yip Sook Yee

Mohammad Abdullah Al Mamun

Master of Renewable Energy:
1) Mohd Haniff Mahmood (wih distiction)
2) Amir Asmail@Ismail
3) Goh Kuan Thai
4) Nur Ayeesha Qisteena Muzir
5) Nur Hafawati Abdullah
6) Nur Khairin Bujang

Master of Engineering (Power System):
1) Azil Zhanif A. Zulhany
2) Gary Ong Chong Kheng
3) Mardzulliana Zulkifli
4) Nor Aini Abdullah
5) Zafran Khalis Mokhtar Azizi

Presenter at 3rd International Workshop on Clean Energy Development in Asian Cities

On the 3rd of February 2018, Prof. Ir. Dr. Nasrudin Abd. Rahim presented his study “Towards Cleaner Cities: Renewable Energy Motivations in Malaysia” at the 3rd International Workshop on Clean Energy Development in Asian Cities (Experiences from Asia and Latin America), which was held at Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University, Japan.

Prof. Ir. Dr. Nasrudin presenting his study

5th IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology (CEAT2018)

5-6 September 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

DOWNLOAD: Call for Paper (updated)

Organizing Committee


We are pleased to announce that the 5th IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology (CEAT 2018) will be organized in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 5 – 6 September 2018. The CEAT 2018 is jointly organized with the 4th International Conference on Global Sustainability & Chemical Engineering (ICGSCE 2018).

The CEAT-ICGSCE 2018 aims to provide a premier academic platform for researchers from all around the world to present their latest research findings, ideas, developments and applications in the domain of interest. It also provides a unique interdisciplinary forum that can create potential collaboration and networking among the academics, engineers and researchers leading to a development of new technology and solutions for a greener future.

CEAT 2018 outlines various focus areas of clean energy system covering both fundamental and applied research from theoretical studies to technology development and real-world applications, including advocacy on clean energy. Each focus area of energy system is vital to foster a global green economy transformation that enables more efficient resources management, lower carbon emissions and the use of environmentally friendly technologies and solutions towards achieving sustainable development goals.

CEAT 2018 accepts original theoretical and applied papers on all aspects of clean energy and technology which include but are not limited to the following scopes:

  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Energy Conversion, Delivery and Storage
  • Power System and Smart Grid
  • Electrical Machines and Drives
  • Low Carbon Transport
  • Low Carbon Buildings and Cities
  • Energy Policy and Education
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Other Related Topics

Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers according to the scope of the conference and guidelines provided on the conference website: Please check the conference website regularly for the latest updates. Please submit your paper through EDAS:


  • Deadline for Full Paper Submission – 15 May 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance – 1 July 2018
  • Deadline for Early Bird Registration – 15 July 2018
  • Deadline for Normal Registration – 31 July 2018

All accepted and presented papers in CEAT 2018 will be submitted to IET for publishing in IET Digital Library, Inspec and IEEE Xplore (subject to approval by the IEEE). Proceedings of the previous CEAT conferences (CET 2011, CEAT 2013, CEAT 2014 & CEAT 2016) have been included in IEEE Xplore. The CEAT 2018 proceedings will be provided in electronic format during registration at the conference venue.


Participant Early Bird Normal Rate
Locals RM 1400 RM 1600
International USD 450 USD 500
IET/IEEE Malaysian Member/Student RM 1200 RM 1400
IET/IEEE International Member/Student USD 400 USD 450
Group Registration

(Minimum: 3 people

Maximum: 5 people)

Local: RM 1250

International: USD 320

Listener Local: RM 800

International: USD 210

Please send any enquiries on CEAT 2018 or other matters pertaining to attending the conference to:

Conference Secretariat (CEAT 2018)
UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC)
Level 4, Wisma R&D, University of Malaya
Jalan Pantai Baharu, 59990 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: +603-22463246
Fax: +603-22463257