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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.

National Clean Energy Forum 2017

Prof. Ir. Dr. Nasrudin has been appointed as the moderator in The National Clean Energy Forum that was held on 11th September 2017 at the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Bandar Sunway. The UMPEDAC director moderated the session “GLOBAL ENERGY TRENDS – IS THERE A REVOLUTION WAITING TO HAPPEN?”

The forum was organised by Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI). It has brought energy industry stakeholders of all sectors together to share ideas and form new partnerships. This forum has provided an opportunity to discuss renewable energy in the country. The objectives of the forum:

  • Learn about the latest trends and opportunities in the energy sector particularly in sustainable and clean energy.
  • Effective ways to handle the ever-growing demand growth
  • Network with industry leaders
  • Be inspired by stimulating presentations and problem-solving panel discussions
  • Benchmark your practices with the best and the most admired
  • Be engaged with exciting new technologies to keep you motivated and inspired this year
  • Hear first-hand information and learn from the best industry practitioners
  • Learn more about the developments in the energy market through case studies
  • Adapt to the ongoing uncertainty about regulations and legislations
  • Mitigating environmental impact post Cop21 / Paris Agreement
  • Impact of USA’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

Prof. Ir. Dr. Nasrudin (third from left) with the session speakers

Invited Speaker on Malaysian Standards for Household and Similar Electrical Appliances

Prof. Ir. Dr. Nasrudin, who is the chairman of Technical Committee of Performance of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, has been invited as a speaker at the seminar on “Malaysian Standards for Household and Similar Electrical Appliances,” which was organized by Department of Standards Malaysia. The seminar was conducted on 13th of July 2017 at the Concorde Hotel in Shah Alam, Selangor.

The objectives of the seminar are:

  • To promote the latest Malaysian standards on performance of household and similar electrical appliances
  • To understand on Energy Efficiency Labelling Guidelines for performance of household and similar electrical appliances
  • To enhance the competency of manufacturers to comply with the Malaysian standards and meet the requirements for testing purposes
  • To provide information and experience on implementation on the Malaysian standards.

Study Opportunity for PhD and MPhil (by research) at UMPEDAC in Solar Energy Niche Areas

Dear all,

We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project on MOHE HICOE – UMPEDAC.



1. Masters/Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering field with CGPA 3.00 and above.

2. Proficient in English and Bahasa Malaysia.

3. Has strong interest in power electronics, power converters and solar energy.

4. Knowledge in Matlab or C/C++ programming.

5. Hardworking, committed, and independent.

6. Open to Malaysian citizens only.

Related Projects:

1. Project development in solar inverter technology (LVRT, wireless).

2. System protection towards integration of smart grid system.

3. Fundamental research in solar cell.

4. Research study in economy, social and environmental aspects for Photovoltaic and Thermal Energy.

How to Apply: Please submit your complete curriculum vitae and complete transcripts via email to person in-charge ( Qualified candidates will be called for an interview.

Contact: Madam Norridah Amin, UMPEDAC
Tel: 03-2246 3246

All applications MUST be made online through RA Recruitment System website at Please be informed that only the applications received for this project through RA Recruitment System will be selected.