saad@um.edu.my

Research Grants

  1. Multi-Layer Hierarchical Control Strategy for Interconnected Microgrids, Principal Investigator(PI), 2020 - 2021, RU Geran, (National)
  2. Design and fabrication of advanced photovoltaic thermal system integrated with nanofluid and phase change materials, Principal Investigator(PI), 2020 - 2021, Deanship of Scientific Research (DSR), University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, (National)
  3. Mobile Autonomous Mini-microgrid Shelter for Lighting and Drinking Water Supply in Remote and Disaster Areas, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, Impact-Oriented Interdisciplinary Research Grant, (National)
  4. Development and Testing of Novel Nonlinear Stochastic Wave Excitation Force Estimators Simulation and Experimental Study, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, AUA-UAEU Joint Research, UAE, (National)
  5. Highly Efficient Smart Grid-tied Transformer-less Pv Inverter With Iot Based Remote Monitoring Capability, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2023, Long Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS), (National)
  6. Efficient Transformer-less Pv Inverter For Photovoltaic Generation System, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, Government Agency, (National)
  7. Smart Energy Management Unit For Mobile Autonomous Mini-microgrid Shelter, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-IISS, (National)
  8. Modified Incremental Conductance Mmpt Technique For Photovoltaic System Under Fast Varying Solar Irradiation And Load Resistance, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2019, RU Geran, (National)
  9. Multi-layer Control And Smart Energy Management For Networked Microgrids, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  10. Transformerless Online Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019, RU Operation, (National)
  11. Design, Control and Management of Distributed Generation In Micro Grid, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, AISTDF- ASEAN-India Science, Technology & Innovation Cooperation, India, (National)
  12. A Low-Cost High Efficient Active Clamp Flyback Microinverter For PV Applications, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2020, UM Grant - Frontier Research Grant, (National)
  13. Efficient Active Clamp Flyback Microinverter For PV Applications, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, Frontier Science Research Cluster, (National)
  14. HVDC grid expansion planning towards efficient and sustainable power system, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2020, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  15. Wireless Power Transfer for EV applications, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2018, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  16. Harmonics Reduction From Symmetrical/asymmetrical Cascaded H-bridge Multilevel Inverter Using Hybrid Asynchronous Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO), Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  17. Bidirectional LLC resonant Converter, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2018, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  18. Transformer-less Online uninterruptible power supply, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  19. Harmonics Reduction from Symmetrical/Asymmetrical Cascaded H-bridge Multilevel Inverter Using Hybrid Asynchronous Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO), Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  20. Bi-directional LLC Resonant Converter, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  21. Islanding detection in grid connected distribution system, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  22. Modelling and Control of a Variable-Speed Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Based on Multiple-Model Strategy, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  23. Modelling and Control of a Variable Speed Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Based On Multiple-Model Strategy, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  24. Sensorless DTC of PMSM with Innovative Multi Level Inverter Drive, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, AUN/SEED Net jiCA, (National)
  25. Online Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) System, Co-Investigator, 2015 - 2015, 2015 SATU Joint Research Scheme hosted by National Cheng Kung University, (National)
  26. Design And Analysis Of Self-excited Six-phase Induction Generator For Stand-alone Renewable Energy Generation Powered By Hydro Turbine, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  27. High Penetration Of Photovoltaic Generation Impact On Smart Grids, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2017, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  28. Evolutionary Algorithm For System Identification And Control Of Industrial Robot Arm, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  29. Development of Sustainable Energy Source for Remote and Rural Communities, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  30. Nanoparticles Enhanced Ionic Liquid As Heat Transfer Fluid For Next Generation Solar Collector, Consultant, 2013 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  31. Nanoparticles Enhanced Ionic Liquid As Heat Transfer Fluid For Next Generation Solar Collector, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  32. Enhanced Electric Vehicle Charging Through Wireless Power Transfer, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014, Program Rakan Penyelidikan UM, (University)
  33. Autonomous Variable Speed Micro Hydro Power Plant With Induction Generator, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  34. PERFORMANCE INVESTIGATION OF SOLAR-WIND HYBRID SYSTEM FOR MALAYSIAN CLIMATE, Consultant, 2012 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  35. Fundamental Study Of Power Transfer Capability-Based On Flexible Ac Transmission Systems Controllers, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2019, Government Agency, (National)
  36. PERFORMANCE INVESTIGATION OF SOLAR-WIND HYBRID SYSTEM FOR MALAYSIAN CLIMATE, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  37. Applications Of Solar Energy In Agricultural Sector., Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2016, High Impact Research - Ministry of Education (HIR-MOE) Cycle 2, (National)
  38. Fundamental Study of Power Transfer Capability based on Flexible AC Transmission Systems Controllers, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2014, Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water –KeTTHA, (National)
  39. Torque Ripple Reduction And Design Optimization Of Voltage Vector Controlled Pmsm Drives Supplied By Innovative Multilevel Inverters., Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2016, High Impact Research - Ministry of Education (HIR-MOE) Cycle 1, (National)
  40. Investigation of Direct Torque Control (DTC) Drive Supplied by a Hybrid Multilevel Inverter for Fast Dynamic Response, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2013, MOHE, (National)
  41. MULTILEVEL INVERTER FED PERMANENT MAGNET SYNCHRONOUS MACHINE DIRECT TORQUE CONTROL DRIVE, Main Supervisor, 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  42. INTELLIGENT CONTROL OF A MULTILEVEL INVERTER SUPPLIED PMSM FOR VEHICLE PROPULSION DRIVE, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  43. MULTIOBJECTIVE MPPT FOR STANDOLONE PV POWER SYSTEM, UNDER DIFFERENT INSOLATION AND LOAD CONDITION, Main Supervisor, 2009 - 2011, PPostgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  44. THE IMPACT OF CONNECTED RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES ON THE POWER QUALITY OF THE GRID, Main Supervisor, 2009 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  45. CURRENT INJECTION FOR ACTIVE ISLANDING DETECTION OF ELECTRONICALLY-INTERFACED DISTRIBUTED RESOURCES, Main Supervisor, 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  46. CURRENT INJECTION FOR ACTIVE ISLANDING DETECTION OF ELECTRONICALLY-INTERFACED DISTRIBUTED RESOURCES, Main Supervisor, 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  47. THE IMPACT OF CONNECTED RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES ON THE POWER QUALITY OF THE GRID, Main Supervisor, 2009 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  48. Design of a hybrid Multilevel Inverter for PMSM Drive, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  49. Design and Implementation of a hybrid Multilevel Inverter-fed Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor DTC Drive, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2010, ScienceFund, (National)
  50. CURRENT INJECTION FOR ACTIVE ISLANDING DETECTION OF ELECTRONICALLY-INTERFACED DISTRIBUTED RESOURCES, Main Supervisor, 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  51. MAXIMUM POWER POINT TRACKER FOR PV ARRAYS USING FUZZY CONTROLLER, Main Supervisor, 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  52. SINGLE PHASE INVERTER WITH SOFT SWIRCHING CONTROL USING DSP (TSM-320F2812 BOARD), Main Supervisor, 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  53. DESIGN & SIMULATION OF MAXIMUM POWER POINT TRACKER FOR SOLAR PV MODELS, Main Supervisor, 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  54. OPTIMIZATION AND CONTROL OF MPPT FOR DIFFERENT AMBIENT CONDITIONS, Main Supervisor, 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  55. DESIGN OF ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEM TO INDUCTION MOTOR, Main Supervisor, 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  56. MULTILEVEL INVERTER FED PERMANENT MAGNET SYCHRONOUS MACHINE DIRECT TORQUE CONTROL DRIVE, Main Supervisor, 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  57. DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF STATIC SYNCHRONOUS SERIES COMPENSATOR BASED ON 48 PULSE INVERTER, Main Supervisor, 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  58. CASCADED H-BRIDGE INVERTER SUPPLIED IPMSM-DTC DRIVE, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2008, RU Geran, (National)
  59. Design and Development of Inverter Drive System for Air-Conditioners Driven by High-Energy Efficiency Interior Permanent Magnet (IPM) Motor, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2009, ScienceFund, (National)
  60. Implementation of Fuel Cell System for Industrial Application, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006 - 2007, UM, (National)
  61. High Power Converter for the Realization of FACTS Controllers, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006 - 2009, Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, (National)
  62. Design of Grid-Connected Inverter String and Central Units for MBIPV (Malaysian Building Integrated photovoltaic), Co-Investigator, 2006 - 2010, UNDP, (National)
  63. Design and development of a dynamic energy storage system for smoothening elevator power supply, Co-Investigator, 2004 - 2006, MOSTI, (National)
  64. High Efficient Multi-level Three-phase Inverter, Peak Power Tracker and Regulator for PV Application, Principal Investigator(PI), 2002 - 2002, RU Operation, (National)
  65. Parallel connected PWM inverter with multilevel modulation for large capacity drive, Co-Investigator, 2002 - 2004, IRPA, (National)
  66. Development of New Utility Connected Photovoltaic Three-phase Inverter, Principal Investigator(PI), 2001 - 2004, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  67. Design of a New Utility Connected Photovoltaic Three Phase Inverter, Principal Investigator(PI), 2000 - 2001, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  68. Three-phase fly-back converter for laser application, Co-Investigator, 1999 - 2003, IRPA, (National)


Contact Details

POWER ELECTRONIC AND RENEWABLE ENERGY RESEARCH LABORATORY (PEARL)
Department of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University Of Malaya
50603 Bangsar
Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603 7967 6851
Fax: +603 7967 5361
Email: saad@um.edu.my
Website: pearl.um.edu.my