About Us

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

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

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We offer PhD and Master of Philosophy postgraduate programmes.

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We participate in community and knowledge-transfer programmes.

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Alumni List

The UMPEDAC alumni list has been updated. See Alumni page.

Patent Granted

A patent filed by UMPEDAC titled “PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTER AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THEREOF” has been granted by MyIPO  with the certificate no: MY-155332-A.

Workshop by UMPEDAC and ST

On 7th December 2015, a one-day workshop on “Inspection and Testing of Low Voltage Electrical Installations in Compliance to IEC 60364–6 / BS 7671 Chapter 6 (IEE Wiring Regulations)” has been conducted by UMPEDAC and co-organized by Suruhanjaya Tenaga (ST), International Copper Association Southeast Asia (ICASEA), IEM, TEEAM, CIDB, and JKR.  The event is located at Theaterette, Suruhanjaya Tenaga, Putrajaya. There were fifty participants attending this workshop.

The collaboration between ST and UMPEDAC will continue in near future as the next workshop will be conducted tentatively on March 2016.

Participants and organizers of the workshop

Participants and organizers of the workshop


MEng. (Power Systems) Project Presentation

There will be a research project assessment as stated below:

Date: 8th December 2015
Time: 9.30 am
Place: Seminar Room, Level 15, Wisma R&D UM


An official visit by Kementerian Kesejahteraan Bandar, Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan  (KPKT) , which is represented by Y. Bhg. Dato’ Halimi Abd. Manaf, Timbalan Ketua Setiausaha (Kesejahteraan Bandar) , and Mr. Zulkifli Hussin from Genius Wisdom Sdn. Bhd. to UMPEDAC was held on 24th November 2015 at Wisma R&D University of Malaya. The purpose of the visit is to introduce a solar kiosk prototype, which is developed by UMPEDAC in collaboration with Genius Wisdom, to KPKT for community application.

Y. Bhg. Dato’ Halimi Abd. Manaf has shown his interest and complimented UMPEDAC for successfully developing a proof-of-concept that is able to help the community and society.


Demonstration of solar kiosk prototype to KPKT