Keynote and Plenary Sessions Speakers

Saad Mekhilef (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Sétif, Sétif, Algeria, in 1995, and the master’s degree in engineering science and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 1998 and 2003, respectively. He is currently a Professor and the Director of the Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya. He is also the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya. He is also a Distinguished Adjunct Professor with the School of Software and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. He is an Associate Editor of various top journals such as IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and the Journal of Power Electronics. He authored and co-authored for more than 400 publications in academic journals and proceedings and five books with more than 24,000 citations. 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.” More Information about my research can be found at: http://..com.my/citations?user=0kKMcLYAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao https://umexpert.um.edu.my/saad.html http://pearl.um.edu.my/ http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9652-2010 http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=6603317449
Saad Mekhilef (Plenary Speaker)

THE ROLE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE GLOBAL ENERGY TRANSFORMATION