Prof. Dr. Saad Mekhilef
“Professor Dr. Saad Mekhilef is a Charted Engineer (CEng) and Fellow of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and a Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is an Associate Editor of various top journals such as IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and the Journal of Power Electronics. He is a Professor at the Department of Electrical, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, since June 1999. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, and the Director of Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Research Laboratory (PEARL). He authored and co-authored for more than 400 publications in academic journals and proceedings including 253 International Scientific Indexing, ISI publications, and five books with more than 22,500 citations and 74 H-index. A total of 116 Philosophy Doctorate (Ph.D.) and Master Degree candidates have successfully graduated under his supervision. He has filed six Intellectual Property (IP) in his expertise. He is frequently invited as honorary keynote lectures at international conferences, congress, meetings, and symposiums.
Saad Mekhilef has been listed by the Thomson Reuters (Clarivate Analytics) as one of the Highly Cited (Hi.Ci) engineering researchers in the world, and included in the "Thomson Reuters’ The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2018 and 2019". He is actively involved in industrial consultancy for major corporations in the Power Electronics and Renewable Energy projects. His research interests include Power Conversion Techniques, Control of Power Converters, Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT), Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Smart Grid, Microwave and Wireless Technologies.”
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