University of Malaya, Malaysia
Presentation: Renewable Energy, Smart Grid, and Energy Planning
Professor Dr. Nasrudin Abd Rahim holds PhD from Heriot-Watt University, UK. He became a Chartered Engineer in 2000 and promoted as a Professor in 2003. He is a Fellow in the Institution of Engineering Technology (FIET) and Academy of Sciences Malaysia (FASM). He is also an Adjunct Professor in the King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE). Professor Dr. Nasrudin is the Founder and Director of the UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), one of the ten nationally acclaimed Higher Institutions’ Centre of Excellence (HICoE) of the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE). He is also the Chairman of the University of Malaya Advanced Engineering & Technology (AET) Research Cluster.
His professional contribution in imparting and adding to knowledge, and furthering progress in his field, extends beyond the perimeters of the university. At regional and international levels, he has served in various capacities for IEE and IEEE, the most recent has been the Chair of the IEEE Power Engineering Society Motor Sub-Committee Working Group 8 upon his election to the position in 2006. He also has been made the Malaysia SEE Forum Coordinator in 2009. In research, he has led, and co-researched, projects of national and international importance, with funding totaling millions of ringgit. He is a published author of more than 100 refereed journals, 175 articles, and books, and has had more than fifteen PhD candidates graduated. Among many other academic and field-related awards won locally and internationally, is the AUNSEED-Net Research Grant, of which he had the honor of being its first recipient. He had in 2008-2011 been made Visiting Research Fellow to the University of New South Wales, Australia.