PhD

Name: Muhammad Sufyan
Matric No.: HHD150008
Date of Registration: Sem 2 (2015-2016)
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Photovoltaic Inverter With Low Voltage Ride Through Capability To Enhance The Grid Voltage Profile
Field of Research: Electric Power Systems
Supervisor(s):
1. Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Bin Abd Rahim
2. Dr. Siti Rohani Binti Shaikh Raihan
Sponsorship/Grant: N/A
Publication (Journals / Conferences): N/A
Name: Mahdi Tousizadeh
Matric No.: HHD120001
Date of Registration: September 2012
Thesis/Dissertation Title:Fault Tolerant Dual Induction Motor Drive for EV Applications
Fields of Research: Power Electronics
Supervisor(s):
1. Prof. Nasrudin Abd Rahim
2. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jeyraj Selvaraj
3. Dr. Che Hang Seng
Sponsorship/Grant: -
Publication (Journals /
Conferences):


1.    Sensorless Speed Estimation of Induction Motor Based on Feed-Forward Neural Network Algorithm, 2013 IEEE Conference on Clean Energy and Technology (CEAT).

2.    Multi Robot Shape Switching Using Leader Follower Formation Control, UTeM, Melaka

Name:OH TICK HUI
Matric No.: HHD150009
Date of Registration: 31/3/2016
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Energy, Economics and Environmental Analysis of Renewable Energy Systems in Industrial Sector in Malaysia
Fields of Research: Electricity & Energy (Renewable Energy)
Supervisor(s):
1.    Dr. Md. Hasanuzzaman 
2.    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jeyraj Selvaraj
Sponsorship/Grant: self-sponsored
Publication (Journals / Conferences):

Energy Policy and Alternative Energy in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges for Sustainable Growth – An update. (submitted to Elsevier’s Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews)

Name: Yip Sook Chin
Matric No.: HHD 140002
Date of Registration: SEM 1 SESSION 2014/2015
Thesis/Dissertation Title: PERFORMANCE AND PRIVACY IMPROVEMENTS FOR SMART GRID SYSTEMS
Fields of Research:
ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY (POWER SYSTEM PROTECTION)
Supervisor(s):
(1) PROF. DR. HEW WOOI PING
(2) DR. WONG KOK SHEIK
(3) PROF. DR. RAPHAEL PHAN CHUNG WEI
Sponsorship/Grant: MyBrain
Publication (Journals / Conferences):

Name:  SITI BIRKHA BINTI MOHD ALI
Matric No.: HHD160002
Date of Registration: 15 SEPTEMBER 2016
Thesis/Dissertation Title:  EFFECT OF ENERGY CONSUMPTION ON DIFFERENT PARAMETERS OF OFFICE BUILDINGS IN MALAYSIA
Fields of Research: ENERGY
Supervisor(s):
(1) DR. MD. HASANUZZAMAN
(2) PROFESOR DR. NASRUDIN BIN ABD. RAHIM
Sponsorship/Grant: TBA
Publication (Journals / Conferences): -

Name: Wan Noraishah Wan Abdul Munim
Matric No.: HHD140006   
Date of Registration: 3/12/2014   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Fault-tolerant Control of Symmetrical Six-phase Induction Machine for Electric Vehicle
Fields of Research: Machines & Drives
Supervisor(s):
Prof. Dr. Hew Wooi Ping
Dr. Che Hang Seng
Sponsorship/Grant: Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi (SLAI)
Publication (Journals / Conferences):


Journal Paper:
1.    W.N.W.A. Munim, Mario J. Duran, Hang Seng Che, Mario Bermúdez, Ignacio Gonzáles-Prieto and Nasrudin Abd Rahim, “A Unified Analysis of the Fault Tolerance Capability in Six-phase Induction Motor Drives,”IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2016. (Accepted; available in IEEE Xplore as early access).


Conference Paper:
1.    W.N.W.A. Munim, Hang Seng Che and Wooi Ping Hew, “Fault Tolerant Capability of Symmetrical Multiphase Machines under One Open-Circuit Fault,” in 4th IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology Conference (CEAT), 2016.


Name: MUHAMMAD SHAKEEL AHMAD     

Matric No.: HHD160004   
Date of Registration: 29 Spt 2016
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Development And Characterization Of Co-Doped Dsscs And Bifunctional Electcrocatalysts For Hydrogen Generation
Fields of Research: RENEWABLE ENERGY
Supervisor(s):
1)    Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Bin Abd Rahim
2)    Dr. Adarsh Kumar Pandey
Sponsorship/Grant: Nil
Publication (Journals / Conferences): Nil

Name: MD. Shouquat Hossain     
Matric No.: HHD130003   
Date of Registration: SEMESTER 2, SESSION 2013/2014   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: EXPERIMENTAL AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS BASED HYBRID PV/T COLLECTORS
Fields of Research: Renewable energy
Supervisor(s):
1.    Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Bin Abd Rahim
2.    Associate Prof. Dr. Jeyraj A/l Selvaraj
3.    Dr. Adarsh Kumar Pandey
Sponsorship/Grant: Don’t have
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
  1. Hossain, M.S., Pandey, A.K., Selvaraj, J., Rahim N.A. (2016). Thermal and economic analysis of low-cost modified flat-plate solar water heater with parallel two-side serpentine flow. Journal of thermal analysis and calorimetry. 123(1): 793-806.
  2. Hossain, M.S., Madlool, N.A., Rahim, N.A.,Selvaraj, J., Pandey, A.K., Khan, A.F. (2016). Role of smart grid in renewable energy: An overview. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 60: 1168–1184.

Conference:
  1. Hossain, M.S., Rahim N.A., Selvaraj, J., Pandey, A.K. (2016) Application of ANOVA Method to Study Solar Energy for Hydrogen Production. Abstract Approval ID: AFM16-0657064-S4:8MS9-O. Advances in Functional Materials Conference 2016, ICC, Jeju Island, South Korea. Mon, Aug 8 - Thu, Aug 11, 2016. The proceedings of the conference will be published in “Materials Research Bulletin“. Impact Factor 2.288, ISI.
  2. Selvaraj, J., Hossain, M.S., Rahim, N.A., Pandey, A.K. (2015). Application of ANOVA method to study statistical modeling for hydrogen production using wind energy. International Conference on Power, Energy and Communication Systems, IPECS 2015.
  3. Hossain, M.S., Abdul Malek, A.B.M., Selvaraj, J., Rahim, N.A. (2014) Thermal performance of flat plate solar water heater collector with modified circulating pipe absorber. The 2nd Power and energy conversion symporsium (PECS 2014) Melaka, Malaysia. 12 May 2014.
  4. Hossain, M.S., Abbas, A.W., Selvaraj, J., Ferdous, Rahim, N.A. (2014). Experiment of a flat plate solar water heater collector with modified design and thermal performance analysis, International Conference on Mechatronics, Materials and Manufacturing (ICMMM 2014), August 2-4, 2014, Chengdu, China. (Best presentationaward)

Book:
  1. Rahim, N.A., Selvaraj, J., Hossain, M.S, Pandey,A.K. (2016). Emerging Energy Alternatives for Sustainable Development in Malaysia, Emerging Energy Alternatives for Sustainable Environment, Chapter: 4, Publisher: TERI Press, Editors: D P Singh, Richa Kothari and V V Tyagi.75-97.
  2. M.S. Hossain, A.K. Pandey, M.A. Tunio, J. Selvaraj and N.A. Rahim (2017), The Hybrid Solar Power/Wind System for Energy Production, Observation, Application, and Simulation. CLEAN ENERGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. Chapter 10. Edited by MOHAMMAD G. RASUL ABUL KALAM AZAD SUBHASH C. SHARMA

Name: Fayaz Hussain     
Matric No.: HHD140003   
Date of Registration: 08-10-2014   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: PCM Based Photovoltaic Thermal Hybrid System: Development and Characterization    
Fields of Research: Energy
Supervisor(s):

1. Prof. Nasrudin Abd Rahim
2. Dr. Md. Hasanuzzaman
Sponsorship/Grant:   None
Publication (Journals / Conferences): (During PhD)
1.    Atika Qazi, H. Fayaz, A. Wadi, Ram Gopal Raj, N.A. Rahim.  The artificial neural network for solar radiation prediction and designing solar systems: a systematic literature review. Journal of Cleaner Production. Volume 104, 1 October 2015, Pages 1–12
Journal ranking = (ISI) Q1
Acknowledgement: This work has been supported by High Impact Research Secretariat (HIR) at University of Malaya through the “Campus Network Smart Grid System for Energy Security” Project (Under grant numbers:
UM.C/HIR/MOHE/ENG/32 and H-16001-00-D000032).
2.    H. Fayaza, M. Hasanuzzamana., N. A Rahima,b,.Global Advanced Technologies and Performance of Ejector Cooling Systems: A Systematic Review. (Completed. Ready for submission in any Q1 Journal).
3.    H. Fayaza, M. Hasanuzzamana., N. A Rahima,b .Global Prospect, Progress, Challegnes and Policies of PVT PCM Based
Thermal Management. (90% complete. Will be submitted in few weeks in any Q1 Journal).
4.    Techno-Economic Analysis of Evacuated Tube Solar Water Heater Using F-Chart. Accepted in ICGSCE 2017 conference, waiting for funding from UMPEDAC to attend. This paper will also be published in Springer journal.

Name: KHAW YAN NGEE     
Matric No.: HHD140007   
Date of Registration: Semester 2 Session 2014/2015   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: STATE ANALYSIS OF DECENTRALISED CONTROL DC MICRO GRID FOR RURAL AREA   
Fields of Research:Electrical Engineering
Supervisor(s):
Professor Dr. Nasrudin Bin Abd Rahim
Professor Dr. Hew Wooi Ping
Dr. Che Hang Seng
Sponsorship/Grant:  MyPhD (2 MAR 2015 - 1 MAR 2018)
Publication (Journals / Conferences): -



Name: MITHILA SEVA   
Matric No.: HHD150007   
Date of Registration: 15 FEB 2016   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: DEVELOPMENT OF INTENTIONAL ISLANDING AND LOAD SHEDDING SCHEMES FOR A DISTRIBUTION NETWORK
Fields of Research: ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEM
Supervisor(s):
1.    DR. TAN CHIA KWANG
2.    DR. AB HALIM BIN ABU BAKAR
Sponsorship/Grant: -
Publication (Journals / Conferences): -


Name: MOHD SYUKRI BIN ALI     
Matric No.: HHD130001   
Date of Registration: 14 FEBRUARY 2014   
Thesis/Dissertation Title:ESTIMATION OF HIGH IMPEDANCE FAULT LOCATION IN DISTRIBUTION NETWORK
Fields of Research: ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY (POWER SYSTEM PROTECTION)
Supervisor(s):
PROF. DR. AB. HALIM BIN ABU BAKAR
DR. TAN CHIA KWANG
PROF. DR HAMZAH BIN AROF
Sponsorship/Grant:
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
1.    TURKISH JOURNAL

Name:  NARENDREN RENGASAMY   
Matric No.:  HHD150005   
Date of Registration:  SEPT 2015   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: INVESTIGATION ON THE EFFECTS OF SOLID STATE LIGHTING AS A PRIMARY LIGHT SOURCE ON THE COMMERCIAL CULTIVATION OF STEVIA REBAUDIANA   
Fields of Research: AGRICULTURE ENGINEERING
Supervisor(s):
1.    PROF. DR HEW WOOI PING
2.    PROF. DR ROFINA YASMIN OTHMAN
3.    PFOF. DR. JENNIFER ANN HARIKRISHNA
Sponsorship/Grant:
Publication (Journals / Conferences):



Name: MOHAMMAD ALI TOFIGH   
Matric No.: HHD140008   
Date of Registration: 25 February 2015   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: A Novel Lightning Search Algorithm for Anti Islanding Detection PV Inverter Grid Connected   
Fields of Research: POWER SYSTEM
Supervisor(s):
1.    PROF. DR. NASRUDIN ABD RAHIM
2.    ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. JEYRAJ A/L SELVARAJ
Sponsorship/Grant: N/A
Publication (Journals / Conferences):



Name: NURAFARAIN BT. ABU BAKAR   
Matric No.: HHD 130004   
Date of Registration: 1.04.2014   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: FAULT RIDE THROUGH CAPABILITY OF A BIOMASSMICROGRID SYSTEM IN MALAYSIA
Fields of Research: POWER SYSTEM PROTECTION
Supervisor(s):

1.    Professor Ir. Dr. Ab Halim Bin Abu Bakar
2.    Dr. Tan Chia Kwang
Sponsorship/Grant:
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
1.    STUDY OF TECHNICAL LOSES ASSOCIATE WITH REPOSITIONING OF NORMALLY-OFF POINT FOR NOETWORK IN MALAYSIA, POWER AND ENERGY CONVERSION SYMPOSIUM 2014


Name: NORAZILA BINTI JAALAM   
Matric No.: HHD120012   
Date of Registration: 17 APRIL 2013   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: A MODELING AND CONTROL OF A LARGE SCALE THREE PHASE GRID-CONNECTED PV SYSTEM (to be confirmedlater..)   
Fields of Research: POWER ELECTRONICS / RENEWABLE ENERGY
Supervisor(s):
1.    PROF. DR. NASRUDIN BIN ABD RAHIM
2.    PROF. IR. DR. AB HALIM BIN ABU BAKAR
Sponsorship/Grant: KPT (SLAI)
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
JOURNAL:

[1]    N. Jaalam, N. A. Rahim, A. H. A. Bakar, C. Tan, and A. M. A. Haidar, “A comprehensive review of synchronization methods for grid-connected converters of renewable energy source,” Renew.Sustain. Energy Rev., vol. 59, pp. 1471–1481, 2016.
[2]      N. Jaalam, N. A. Rahim, A. H. A. Bakar, and B. Mouneir, "Three-phase grid-connected inverter: Strategy to enhance the low-voltage ride-through capability in photovoltaic system during mode transition," Energy, (under review).

CONFERENCE:

[1]     N. Jaalam, N. A. Rahim, A. H. A. Bakar, and B. Mouneir, "Low-voltage ride-through based on PI scanning for three-phase grid-connected photovoltaic system," in IET Int. Conf.Clean Energy & Techno. (CEAT), Nov., 2016.





Name: SALIHA BINTI MAT ZALI   
Matric No.: HHD 140001   
Date of Registration: 4TH SEPTEMBER 2014   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: A STUDY OF SATURATION IN CURRENT TRANSFORMER   
Fields of Research: POWER SYSTEM PROTECTION
Supervisor(s):
1.    PROF. IR. DR. AB HALIM ABU BAKAR
2.    DR. TAN CHIA KWANG
Sponsorship/Grant: MYBRAIN
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
1) Abu Bakar, A. H., Zali, S. M., Tan, C. K., Illias, H. A. and Mokhlis, H. (2016), A comparative study for current transformer dimensioning in overcurrent relay. IEEJ Trans Elec Electron Eng, 11: S43–S48. doi:10.1002/tee.22235



Name: Md Zakir Hossain   
Matric No.: HHD150004   
Date of Registration: 01/10/2015   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: High Efficiency DC-DC Power Converter With Low Current Ripple For Photovoltaic Application 
Fields of Research: Electricity and Energy (Power Electronics)
Supervisor(s):
1.    Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Abd Rahim
2.    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jeyraj a/l Selvaraj
Sponsorship/Grant: No grant
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
1. M. Z. Hossaina, N. A. Rahima,b and Jeyraj a/l Selvaraj; “RecentProgress and Development on Power DCDC Converter Topology, Control,Design and Applications: A Review”, Renewable & Sustainable Energy
Reviews (under review)
2. M. Z. Hossaina, N. A. Rahima,b and Jeyraj a/l Selvaraj, “Comparative Performance Analysis of Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique for Large Scale Photovoltaic System”, 4th IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology, CEAT 2016.

Name: SOBRINA BT MOHAMAD SOBRI   
Matric No.: HHD 150012   
Date of Registration: SEM II SESSION 2015/2016   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) GENERATION FORECASTING   
Fields of Research: POWER ENERGY
Supervisor(s):
1. PROFESOR DR.NASRUDIN BIN ABD. RAHIM
2. DR. SAM KOOHI-KAMALI
Sponsorship/Grant: UMPEDAC-2016 (MOHE HICOE-UMPEDAC)
Publication (Journals / Conferences): -


Name:   Md. Aminul Islam     
Matric No.:   HHD140010   
Date of Registration: 10 March 2015   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Investigation the Effect of Different Factors on Degradation of
Photovoltaic Modules   
Fields of Research:  Energy
Supervisor(s):
(1)    Professor Dr. Nasrudin Abd Rrahim
(2)    Dr. Md. Hasanuzzaman
Sponsorship/Grant:  RP016A-15SUS “ Impact of PV/T on net zero energy residential building in Malaysia”
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
1.    M. A. Islam, Md. Hasanuzzaman, N. A. Rahim, W. P. Hew; “A Review of the Mechanism, Characterization and Prevention of Potential Induced Degradation in Photovoltaic modules” Solar Energy (Revised Submission)
2.    M. A. Islam, Md. Hasanuzzaman, N. A. Rahim, Performance Analysis of BIPV Power Plant at Different Location in Malaysia, International Conference on Global Sustainability and Chemical Engineering,  (Abstract Accepted).



Name: AAMIR AMIR
Matric No.: HHD140009   
Date of Registration: 02/03/2015   
Thesis/Dissertation Title:  SINGLE PHASE GRID-CONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM WITH REACTIVE POWER CONTROL   
Fields of Research: POWER ELECTRONICS
Supervisor(s):
1.    DR. JEYRAJ A\L SELVARAJ
2.    PROF. DR. NASRUDIN BIN ABD RAHIM
Sponsorship/Grant: "Monitoring And Control Of A Grid-connected Pv System On Residential Buildings", Grant number "RP016C-15SUS"
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
1.    Study of the MPP tracking algorithms: Focusing the numerical method techniques. A. Amir , A. Amir , J. Selvaraj , N.A. Rahim. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews.


Name: YIP SOOK YEE     
Matric No.: HHD120002   
Date of Registration: 21 SEPTEMBER 2012   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: POWER OPTIMIZATION OF WIND ENERGY FOR EXHAUST AIR ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM   
Fields of Research:  WIND ENERGY, ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY (DRIVES), POWER OPTIMIZATION
Supervisor(s):
1.    PROF. DR. HEW WOOI PING
2.    ASSOC. PROF. DR. CHONG WEN TONG
3.    DR. EDWIN TAN CHEE PIN
Sponsorship/Grant:  FP049-2014B
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
Journals:
(1)    W.T. Chong, S.C. Poh, A. Fazlizan, S.Y. Yip, C.K. Chang, W.P. Hew, Early development of an energy recovery wind turbine generator for exhaust air system, Applied Energy, 112 (2013) 568-575.
(2)    W.T. Chong, S.C. Poh, A. Fazlizan, S.Y. Yip, M.H. Koay, W.P. Hew, Exhaust Air Energy Recovery System for Electrical Power Generation in Future Green Cities, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 14 (2013) 1029-1035.
(3)    W.T. Chong, W.P. Hew , S.Y. Yip, A. Fazlizan, S.C. Poh, C.J. Tan, H.C. Ong The experimental study in the wind turbine’s guide-vanes and diffuser of an exhaust air energy recovery system integrated with the cooling tower, Energy Conversion and management, 112 (2014) 601-609.
(4)    W.T. Chong, S.Y. Yip, A. Fazlizan, S.C Poh, W.P. Hew, E.P Tan, T.S. Lim, Design of an exhaust air energy recovery wind turbine generator for energy conservation in commercial buildings, Renewable Energy, 67 (2013), 252-256.

Conferences:
(1)    “Investigation on the effect of diffuser and guide-vanes on an exhaust air energy recovery turbine for energy conservation”, The 2013 International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICER 2013), 25-28 August 2013, Coex, Seoul, South Korea.
(2)    “Design and numerical study of the integration of Omni-directional shroud with vertical axis wind turbine”, 3rd IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology (CEAT 2014), 24th-26th November 2014, Sarawak, Malaysia.
(3)    “Power optimization model of adjustable guide-vane for an exhaust wind energy recovery system”, The 2015 IEEE Control Systems Society, Multimedia Conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2015), 21 Sept-23 Sept, Novotel, Sydney Australia.


Name: LAILATUL NIZA BINTI MUHAMMAD   
Matric No.: HHD120010   
Date of Registration: 8 April 2013   
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Harmonic Sharing in Islanded Microgrid with Unbalanced Harmonic Distribution. (To be confirmed later)   
Fields of Research: Power Electronics (Renewable Energy)
Supervisor(s):

i) Profesor Dr. Nasrudin Bin Abd Rahim

ii) Profesor Ir. Dr. Ab Halim Bin Abu Bakar

iii) Dr. Tan Chia Kwang
Sponsorship/Grant: SLAI KPT MSIA

Publication (Journals / Conferences):
Not yet


Name: Ehsan Taslimi Renani
Matric No.: HHD120007
Date of Registration:
Fields of Research: Energy
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Wind power prediction through data-driven approach and wind turbine power curve modelling
Supervisor(s):
Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Abd. Rahim
Dr. Mohamad Fathi Mohamad Elias
Sponsorship/Grant: UM.C/HIR/ MOHE/ENG/32 and H-16001-00-D000032
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
Applied Energy (Q1)
Energy Conversion and Management (Q1)
CEAT Conference
Name: MOHD FAUZI BIN ZANIL
Matric No.: HHD120008
Date of Registration: SEMESTER 2, SESSION 2012/2013
Fields of Research: POWER SYSTEM (PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR ENERGY).
Thesis/Dissertation Title: HYBRID CONTROL AND OPTIMIZATION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC GRID INVERTER SYSTEM
Supervisor(s):
(1) PROF. DR. NASRUDIN BIN ABD RAHIM.
(2) PROF. IR. DR. MOHD AZLAN BIN HUSSAIN.
Sponsorship/Grant: MyPhD KPT (2013-2016)
Publication (Journals / Conferences): NA
Name: Radin Za'im bin Radin Umar
Matric No.: HHD160001
Date of Registration: September 2016
Fields of Research: Power Electronics
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Magnetic-based Multilevel Inverter
Supervisor(s): (i) Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Abdul Rahim
(ii) Dr. Jaferi Jamaluddin
Sponsorship/Grant: Skim Latihan Akademik Bumiputera (SLAB)
Publication (Journals / Conferences): -
Name: Asim Amir
Matric No.: HHD140004
Date of Registration: 08/14
Fields of Research: Power electronics
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Extendable High Boost/Buck-Boost DC-DC Converters based on Series Connected Switched Capacitors (SCs)
Supervisor(s):
Prof Dr Nasrudin Abd Rahim
Dr. Che Hang Seng
Dr. Ahmad El Khateb
Sponsorship/Grant:
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
1. CEAT-2016
Name: AHMAD RIVAI
Matric No.: HHD140012
Date of Registration: SEM 2 SESSION 2014/2015
Fields of Research: POWER ELECTRONIC
Thesis/Dissertation Title: 5 KW HYBRID ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM WITH STANDBY GRID CONNECTED
Supervisor(s):
(1) PROFESOR DR. NASRUDIN BIN ABD RAHIM
(2) DR. MOHAMAD FATHI BIN MOHAMAD ELIAS
(3) DR. JAFFERI BIN JAMALUDIN
Sponsorship/Grant: UMPEDAC
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
(1) International Conference on Clean Energy & Technologies (CEAT 2016), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-25 November 2016 “Design and Implementation of a Stand-Alone Micro-Inverter with Push-Pull DC/DC Power Converter”
(2) International Conference on Clean Energy & Technologies (CEAT 2016), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-25 November 2016 “Fault Detection and Isolation for Water-Pump System with Signal-Based Approach using SCADA”
Name: Mohammed Moinul Islam
Matric No.: HHD 150006
Date of Registration: November, 2015
Fields of Research: Power Energy
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Performance Analysis of Nano Particle Mixed PCM based Thermal Management System for Photovoltaic Module
Supervisor(s):
Professor Dr. Nasrudin Abd Rahim
Dr. Md. Hasanuzzaman
Dr. Adarsh Kumar Pandey
Sponsorship/Grant: Currently no grant
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
1. MM Islam, AK Pandey, M Hasanuzzaman, NA Rahim, Recent progresses and achievements in photovoltaic-phase change material technology: A review with special treatment on photovoltaic thermal-phase change material; Energy Conversion and Management, 2016.
2. M Hasanuzzaman, A Malek, MM Islam, AK Pandey, NA Rahim, Global advancement of cooling technologies for PV systems: A review; Solar Energy, 2016
Name: Seyed Hamidreza Aghay Kaboli
Matric No.: HHD120009
Date of Registration: 22/3/2013
Fields of Research: Power Energy
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Long-term electrical energy consumption formulating and forecasting via optimized gene expression programming
Supervisor(s):
1. Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Bin Abd Rahim
2. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jeyraj Selvaraj
Sponsorship/Grant: UM.C/HIR/ MOHE/ENG/32 and H-16001-00-D000032
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
Journals:
Long-term electrical energy consumption formulating and forecasting via optimized gene expression programming (ENERGY, Q1).
Rain-fall optimization algorithm: A population based algorithm for solving constrained optimization problems (JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE, Q2).
Long-term electric energy consumption forecasting via artificial cooperative search algorithm (ENERGY, Q1).
Backtracking search algorithm for solving economic dispatch problems with valve-point effects and multiple fuel options (ENERGY, Q1).
A 12-sector space vector switching scheme for performance improvement of matrix-converter-based DTC of IM drive (IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS, Q1).
A PSO-DQ Current Control Scheme for Performance Enhancement of Z-source Matrix Converter to Drive IM Fed by Abnormal Voltage (IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS, Q1).
Toward improved mechanical, tribological, corrosion and in-vitro bioactivity properties of mixed oxide nanotubes on Ti–6Al–7Nb implant using multi-objective PSO (JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS, Q1).
GEP-based method to formulate adhesion strength and hardness of Nb PVD coated on Ti–6Al–7Nb aimed at developing mixed oxide nanotubular arrays (JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS, Q1).
Book:
Fuzzy logic based encoder-less speed control of PMSM for hub motor drive (NOVA SCIENCE PUBLISHERS-INC, ISI Web of Science's Book Citation Index (BKCI))
Name: MUHAMMAD FIRDAUS BIN MOHD ZUBLIE
Matric No.: HHD160003
Date of Registration: 22.09.2016
Fields of Research: ENERGY
Thesis/Dissertation Title: ENERGY CONSUMPTION, ENERGY SAVING AND FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS OF SUSTAINABLE CLEAN POWER GENERATION FOR POLITEKNIK SULTAN AZLAN SHAH (PSAS)
Supervisor(s):
(1) DR. MD HASANUZZAMAN
(2) PROFESSSOR DR. NASRUDIN ABD RAHIM
Sponsorship/Grant: -
Publication (Journals / Conferences): -
Name: KASTHURI A/P P.PANICHELVAM
Matric No.: HHD160005
Date of Registration: 20 MARCH 2017
Thesis/Dissertation Title:Analyses the Effect of Irradiation and Thermal Behavior on Photovoltaic (PV) Cell for Solar Power Generation
Fields of Research:RENEWABLE ENERGY (SOLAR ENERGY)
Supervisor(s):
1. Dr. Md. Hasanuzzaman (Aspect: Solar Thermal )
2. Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Abd Rahim (Aspect: Renewable Energy)
Sponsorship/Grant: NIL
Publication (Journals / Conferences): NIL
Name: Hussain Abdulridha Attia
Matric No.: HHD120011
Date of Registration: xx/2/2013
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Real Time Implementation and Analysis Optimal Topology for Solar Inverter Connected to Smart Grid.
Fields of Research: Power Electronics
Supervisor(s):
Prof. Dr. Hew Wooi Ping
Dr. Freddy Tan Kheng
Dr. Ahmad AE Khateb
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
Journal Paper:
1. H. A. Attia, T. K. S. Freddy, H. S. Che, W. P. Hew, A. El Khateb, “Confined Band Variable Switching Frequency Pulse Width Modulation (CB-VSF PWM) for Single-Phase Inverter with LCL Filter”, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE 2016

Conference Paper:
1. Hussain, A., Yousif, A., Hew, W., ‘Design and Analysis for High Performance Synchronized Inverter with PWM Power Control’, Proc. IEEE Conf. CEAT 2013, Langkawi, Malaysia, 2013, pp. 265-270.

MPhil/MSc

Name: KAZI SAKHAWAT HOSSAIN   
Matric No.:
HGF150002   
Date of Registration:
SEM 1  SESSION 2015-2016   
Thesis/Dissertation Title:
SIX PHASE MOTOR DESIGN FOR (E-MOBILITY) ELECTRIC VEHICLE USIGNG FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS   
Fields of Research:
MACHINE & DRIVE
Supervisor(s):
(1)    Prof. Ir. Dr. Hew Wooi Ping
(2)    Dr. Che Hang Seng
Sponsorship/Grant:
N/A
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
N/A


Name: Norhassanah binti Osman
Matric No.:
HGF150004
Date of Registration:
3/9/2015
Thesis/Dissertation Title:
Three-level hybrid boost converter for high voltage gain
Fields of Research:
Power Energy, power conversion
Supervisor(s):
1) Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Abd Rahim,
2) Dr Mohamad Fathi Mohamad Elias
Sponsorship/Grant:
MOHE HICOE-UMPEDAC
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
1.    Three-level hybrid boost converter for high voltage gain – CEAT 2016


Name: Asyraf Ahmad Saferi
Matric No.:
HGF150005
Date of Registration:
3rd September 2015
Thesis/Dissertation Title:
Improvement of Hill Climbing MPPT Method and Two-Stage MPPT Method for Partial Shading Condition
Fields of Research:
Power Electronics, MPPT, Solar PV
Supervisor(s):
Assoc. Prof. Dr Jeyraj Selvaraj
Sponsorship/Grant:
FP065-2014A Fundamental Research Grant (FRGS)

Publication (Journals / Conferences):
Fast Two Stage MPPT Method Using Power Estimation Technique for Partially Shaded Condition in 4th IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology.


Name: MOHAMMAD ABDULLAH AL MAMUN     
Matric No.:
HGF150010   
Date of Registration: 
22 APR 2016   
Thesis/Dissertation Title:
INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF TILT ANGLE AND PARTIAL SHADING ON POWER GENERATION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM   

Fields of Research:
SOLAR ENERGY (RENEWABLE ENERGY)
Supervisor(s):
(1)  Associate Prof. Dr. Jeyraj A/l Selvaraj
(2)  Dr. Md. Hasanuzzaman
Sponsorship/Grant: 
No Grant
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
Journal paper
1.    M.A.A. Mamun, M. Hasanuzzaman, J.Selvaraj. Experimental investigation of the effect of partial shading on PV performance. IET Renewable Power Generation (Under Review).
Conference paper
1.    M.A.A. Mamun, M. Hasanuzzaman, J. Selvaraj. Impact of Tilt Angle on the Performance of Photovoltaic Modules in Malaysia: A review. 2016 IEEE Conference on Clean Energy and Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



Name: Zalifah Binti Ramli   
Matric No.: HGF150007   
Date of Registration: 25 November 2015
Thesis/Dissertation Title:  Design and Control of Voltage Balancing Scheme for Switch-Sharing-Based Inverter 
Fields of Research:Power Energy/Electronics
Supervisor(s):
(1) Dr. Jafferi Bin Jamaludin
(2) Prof. Dr. Nasrudin  Abd Rahim
Sponsorship/Grant: BK033-2015,Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan(Bkp)
Publication (Journals / Conferences): 
1.    Zalifah Ramli, Jafferi Jamaludin and Nasrudin Abd. Rahim. Buck-boost chopper for DC capacitor voltage balancing in switch-sharing-based inverter. 4th International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 14-15 November 2016. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS).



Name: NUR ATIRAHWAHIDA BINTI MOHD YUSOF   
Matric No.:
HGF 150009   
Date of Registration:
SEM II SESSION 2015/2016   

Thesis/Dissertation Title:
TO STUDY THE CRACKS AND ITS EFFECT ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE DIFFERENT PV MODULES

Fields of Research:
ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY
Supervisor(s):

1. PROFESOR DR.NASRUDIN BIN ABD. RAHIM
 2. DR. ARDASH KUMAR PANDEY

Sponsorship/Grant:
UMPEDAC-2016 (MOHE HICOE-UMPEDAC)
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
CONFERENCE
1.    COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CRACKS IN MONO AND MULTICRYSTALLINE PHOTOVOLATAIC MODULES


Name: Asiful Habib   
Matric No.:
HGF-150001   
Date of Registration:
September ,2015   
Thesis/Dissertation Title:
Low Cost Coreless AFPM Generator Design Using Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Fields of Research:
Machine and Drive
Supervisor(s):
1.    Prof.Dr. Hew Wooi Ping 
2.    Dr. Che Hang Seng
Sponsorship/Grant:
Currently no grant
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
Not yet done.




Name: Farah Khaleda binti Mohd Zaini   
Matric No.:
HGF150011   
Date of Registration:
20/5/2016   
Thesis/Dissertation Title:
Spectral Response And Quantum Efficiency Evaluation Of Solar Cells   
Fields of Research:
Power Energy (Solar Cell)
Supervisor(s):
Professor Dr. Nasrudin Abd. Rahim
Dr. Adarsh Kumar Pandey
Sponsorship/Grant:
UMPEDAC-2016 (MOHE-HICOE-UMPEDAC)
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
-





Name: Baten Md Shihab
Matric No.: HGF140001
Date of Registration: 26 February 2015
Fields of Research: Electricity & Energy
Thesis/Dissertation Title: Discontinuous Pulse Width Modulation Methods for Symmetrical Six-Phase Induction Machine.
Supervisor(s):
Prof. Hew Wooi Ping
Dr. Che Hang Seng
Sponsorship/Grant: No Grant
Publication (Journals / Conferences):
B. M. Shihab, H. S. Che & W. P. Hew, “Symmetrical Six-Phase PWM Methods Using Similar and Dissimilar Zero-sequence Signals Injection”, 4th IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology, Nov 14-15, 2016.
Name: Nor Azliana Binti Abdullah
Matric No.: HGF160002
Date of Registration: 10th February 2017
Thesis/Dissertation Title:Forecasting of Solar Irradiance for Solar PV System by using the Artificial Neural Network
Fields of Research: Renewable Energy (Solar Energy)
Supervisor(s):
Prof. Dr. Nasrudin Bin Abd Rahim
Sponsorship/Grant:
Publication (Journals / Conferences):