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Distinguished Professor Saad Mekhilef

Distinguished Professor in Electrical Renewable Energy

Biography

Prof. Dr. Saad Mekhilef is an IEEE and IET Fellow. He is a Distinguished Professor at the School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technologies, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, and an Honorary Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya. He authored and co-authored more than 500 publications in academic journals and proceedings and five books with more than 35,000 citations, and more than 70 Ph.D. students graduated under his supervision. He serves as an editorial board member for many top journals such as IEEE Transaction on Power Electronics, IEEE Open Journal of Industrial Electronics, IET Renewable Power Generation, Journal of Power Electronics, and International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications.  

Prof. Mekhilef has been listed by Thomson Reuters (Clarivate Analytics) as one of the Highly Cited (World's Top 1%) engineering researchers in the world in 2018,2019, 2020, and 2021. 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, and Energy Efficiency.

Research interests

Power Electronics, Renewable Energy

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Honours

Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Electrical Engineering - 400800

Teaching areas

Renewable Energy;Power Electronics

Awards

  • 2020, International, Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Engineering - 2020, Clarivate
  • 2019, International, Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Engineering - 2019, Clarivate
  • 2018, International, Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Engineering - 2018, Clarivate
  • 2017, National, Excellence Service Award , University of Malaya
  • 2015, National, Excellence Service Award, University of Malaya
  • 2015, National, Best Teaching Award, University Malaya
  • 2011, National, Excellence Service Award, University of Malaya
  • 2005, National, Excellence Service Award, University of Malaya

Professional memberships

  • 2021 (current): Associate Editor, IET Renewable Power Generation, United Kingdom
  • 2017 (current): Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, United States
  • 2016 (current): Associate Editor, Journal of Power Electronics, Springer, Korea, Republic of
  • 2020 (current): Editor, International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, United Kingdom
  • 2019 (current): Associate Editor, IEEE Open Journal of Industrial Electronics, United States
  • 2014 (current): Fellow, Institute of Engineering and Technology, United Kingdom
  • 2013 (current): Select, Institute of Engineering and Technology, United Kingdom
  • 2010 (current): Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, United States

Publications

Also published as: Mekhilef, S.; Mekhilef, Saad; Mekhilef, Said
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2022: Second Phase: Virtual Reality-based Next Generation Lean Leader Training Platform *; Theta Wave Pty Ltd - Partnership Funds
  • 2021: Virtual Reality based Next Generation Lean Leader Training Platform *; Theta Wave Pty Ltd - Partnership Funds

* Chief Investigator


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