Firdaus Muhammad Sukki
firdaus muhammad sukki

Dr Firdaus Muhammad Sukki MEng, PhD, CEng, MIET, ACGI, FHEA

Lecturer

Biography

Dr. Muhammad-Sukki (PhD, CEng, MIET, ACGI) is a lecturer at the School of Engineering and Built Environment, Edinburgh Napier University. His research interest is in the area of renewable energy technology and policies and sustainable resources. He has secured multiple grants from the UK and international funding agencies such as Innovate UK, Scottish Institute for Remanufacturing (SIR), Scottish Funding Council, British Council - Newton Fund, Chilean Research Council (CONICYT), Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia etc. He also carried out a number of non-technical research including market trend and financial analysis related to renewable technologies for various countries. He has published numerous articles in high impact factor journals (e.g. Nature, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Applied Energy, etc.), as well as presenting in various conferences related to his area. Prior to joining the academia, he was a communication engineer in Malaysia’s largest telecommunication company.

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • EEM Subject Lead and Member of Research Integrity and Ethics for SEBE
  • SEBE Lead on the Health & Wellbeing Special Interest Group (H&WSIG)
  • SEBE Representative on Edinburgh Napier University Mental Health Champions Network

 

Conference Organising Activity

  • Co-Chair and Member of the Organising Committee - 4th Annual Solar & Wind Power Conference (2024)
  • Co-Chair and Member of the Organising Committee - 9th International Electric Vehicle Conference (2024)
  • Co-Chair and Member of the Organising Committee - 8th International Electric Vehicle Conference (2023)
  • Chair and Member of the Organising Committee - 2nd Wind and Solar Energy Conference (2022)
  • Technical Program Committee: 2nd Mosharaka International Conference on Power Engineering and Applications (MIC-Power 2022)
  • Technical Program Committee : The 4th Smart Cities Symposium 2021 (SCS'21)
  • Technical Program Committee: 1st Mosharaka International Conference on Power Engineering and Applications (MIC-Power 2021)
  • Technical Advisory Committee: The 1st International Conference of Advanced Research on Renewable Energy for Universal Sustainability 2021 (ARUS2021)
  • Program Committee : The 3rd Asian Conference on Science, Technology & Medicine (ACSTM 2019)
  • Technical Program Committee : 2017 IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP 2017)
  • Technical Program Committee : International Conference on Solar Energy & Building (ICoSB 2015)
  • Technical Program Committee: The 2nd International Colloquium of Art and Design Education Research 2015 (i-CADER 2015)
  • Technical Program Committee: International Conference on Engineering & Computational Innovation Sciences (ENCINS 2015)
  • Technical Program Committee : 2015 World Symposium on Mechatronics Engineering & Applied Physics (WSMEAP 2015)
  • Technical Program Committee: 2014 IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research (CHUSER 2014)
  • Technical Program Committee : International Colloquium on Science and Technology 2014 (ICOST 2014)
  • Technical Program Committee : International Symposium on Research of Arts, Design and Humanities (ISRADH 2014)
  • Technical Program Committee : 2013 IEEE Symposium on Humanities, Science & Engineering Research (SHUSER 2013)
  • Technical Program Committee: 2013 IEEE Business, Engineering and Industrial Applications Colloquium (BEIAC 203)
  • Technical Program Committee: 2012 IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research (CHUSER 2012)

 

Editorial Activity

  • Guest Editor for Elsevier's e-Prime – Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Energy Journal - "Evaluation of Solar Power Plants in Green Buildings for Smart Energy Management"
  • Guest Editor for Special Issue in MDPI Energies Journal - "Building Integrated PV System"
  • Associate Editor for Energy Reviews
  • Guest Editor for Special Issue in MDPI Design Journal - "Design, Optimization and Applications of Solar Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal Systems"

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Best Paper Award in 1st International Conference of Advanced Research on Renewable Energy for Universal Sustainability 2021 (ARUS 2021)
  • Outstanding Researcher Award in 1st International Conference of Advanced Research on Renewable Energy for Universal Sustainability 2021 (ARUS 2021)
  • Best Session Paper Award in 3rd International Conference on BioSignal Analysis, Processing and Systems (ICBAPS 2020)
  • Outstanding Researcher Award in 2019 International Conference on Engineering and Computing(ICEEComp2019)
  • Best Oral Presenter in 5th International Conference on Energy and Environment 2019 (ICEE2019)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Microelectronics Journal, Elsevier (2018)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Energy, Elsevier (2018)
  • Top Reviewer for Engineering (#53) by Publons (2018)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Energy Policy, Elsevier (2017)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Renewable Energy, Elsevier (2017)
  • Fellow in Higher Education Academy (FHEA) (since 2016)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier (2016)
  • Best Poster Presentation, SEBE Post Graduate Research Colloquium (2012)
  • PhD Studentship Award - School of Engineering and Computing, Glasgow Caledonian University (2009-2012)
  • Scottish Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme (SORSAS) (2009-2012)
  • Postgraduate Studentship Award - Yayasan Telekom Malaysia (2009-2012)
  • Undergraduate Studentship Award - Yayasan Telekom Malaysia (2002-2006)

 

Grant Funding Panel Member

  • Grant Panel Member - EU Horizon Europe Programme for the European Innovation Council (EIC) Pathfinder Challenges Call 2023

 

Grant Reviewer

  • Grant Reviewer -National Science Center, Poland for the OPUS 2022 Funding Call
  • Grant Reviewer - Dutch Research Council (NWO) for the Round Knowledge and Innovation Covenant - MISSION 2020 Call

 

Invited Speaker

  • Invited Speaker - “Empowering Net Zero: Unleashing the Potential of Concentrating Photovoltaics”, Collaborative Research Seminar, Faculty of Science, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia (2023)
  • Invited Speaker - “Use of Solar Technology to Improve the Rural Community”, Webinar Series: Social Work and Development, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia (2021)
  • Invited Speaker - “A Discussion with a Malaysian Expert in Edinburgh: Energy, Carbon Emissions, Environmental Management”, Malaysian Expert Abroad Seminar Series, Glasgow, United Kingdom (2021)
  • Invited Speaker - “Solar Energy: Static Solar Concentrators”, Energy Transition Institute's Lunch and Learn, Aberdeen, United Kingdom (2019)
  • Invited Speaker - “Renewable Energy Research at Robert Gordon University: Development of Solar Concentrators”, Research Seminar, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Perak, Malaysia (2019)
  • Invited Speaker - “Renewable Energy: Current Trends and Future Prospects”, Research Seminar, Universiti Kuala Lumpur BMI, Selangor, Malaysia (2019)
  • Invited Speaker - “Change (Y)our Future: Clean Technology Research at RGU”, Oil Tech to Clean Tech Conference, Aberdeen, United Kingdom (2019).
  • Invited Speaker - “Renewable Energy Research at Robert Gordon University: A New Approach”, Research Seminar, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia (2019)
  • Invited Speaker - “Career Path as a Lecturer”, Career Week, St Mungo Primary, Glasgow, United Kingdom (2018)
  • Invited Speaker - “Simulating the Annual Energy Yield of a Rotationally Asymmetrical Optical Concentrator”, 2018 7th IEEE International Conference on Photonics (ICP), Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia (ICP 2018)
  • Invited Speaker - “Renewable Energy Research at Robert Gordon University”, TechFest 2017, Aberdeen, United Kingdom (2017)
  • Invited Speaker - “How to Write a Review Paper”, Academic Writing Workshop, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2017)
  • Invited Speaker - “Writing a CV for an Academic Post”, CV Workshop: Academic and Industrial Perspective, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom (2016)
  • Invited Speaker - “How to Publish a Good Journal Paper”, Academic Writing Workshop, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom (2014)
  • Invited Speaker - “Living the Brand,” Workshop on TM Rebranding, Multimedia College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2008)

 

Media Activity

  • "Learning Is A Continuous Process", Student Stories, MABECS, (Aug 2019)
  • “Lowering the Cost of Solar” - Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce Business Bulletin (May 2016)
  • “RGU Researchers Look to Cut Cost of Solar Power,” - The Press and Journal (March 2016)

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) - Engineering Council, United Kingdom
  • Member (MIET) - Institution of Engineering and Technology, United Kingdom
  • Graduate Member - Board of Engineers Malaysia
  • Associateship (ACGI) - City & Guilds of London Institute, United Kingdom

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • Organiser of the Solar/Wind Energy Workshop (2022)
  • Mentor for the IET members to apply for Chartered Engineer (on-going)

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • External PhD Examiner for Tezpur University, India
  • External PhD Examiner for University of Glasgow
  • External PhD Examiner for Robert Gordon University

 

Reviewing

  • Reviewer for Natural Resources Forum (Wiley) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Energy Harvesting and Systems (De Gruyter) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for IET Renewable Power Generation (IET) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Advanced Engineering Materials (Wiley) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for 8th Annual Electric Vehicle Conference [10 papers]
  • Reviewer for IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution (IET) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Sustainable Development (Wiley) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Journal of Energy (Hindawi) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Energy Technology (Wiley) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Yanbu Journal of Engineering and Science (Yanbu Industrial College) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Applied Energy (Elsevier) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, POWERCON [ 1 paper]
  • Reviewer for ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Coatings (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Frontiers in Energy (Springer) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for EPJ Photovoltaics (EDP Sciences) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Materials (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Resources (MDPI) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Energy for Sustainable Development (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Remote Sensing (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Micromachines (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Energy Strategy Reviews (Elsevier) [6 papers]
  • Reviewer for Microelectronics Journal (Elsevier) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Renewable Energy Focus (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Data in Brief (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer forNanomaterials (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for IEEE Access (IEEE) [3 papers]
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Energy (Elsevier) [9 paper]
  • Reviewer for IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Electronics (MDPI) [3 papers]
  • Reviewer for International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC) [ 19 paper]
  • Reviewer for Symmetry (MDPI) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Technological Forecasting and Social Change (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Renewable Energy and Green Technology International Conference (REEGETECH) 2017
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Green Energy (Taylor & Francis) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier) [4 papers]
  • Reviewer for 2nd Advanced Research on Business, Management and Humanities Conference 2017 [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Applied Sciences (MDPI) [6 papers]
  • Reviewer for International Conference on Education (ICOED) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Designs (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for IEEE GCC conference and exhibition [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP) 2017 [1 papers]
  • Reviewer for Solar Energy (Elsevier) [3 papers]
  • Reviewer for International Conference on Information in Business and Technology Management [ 1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications (Wiley) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development (Academy Publishing Center) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer forRecycling (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Thermal Science (Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Buildings (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Renewable Energy (Elsevier) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP) 2016 [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Proceedings of the Advanced Research in Material Sciences, Manufacturing, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Technology International Conference 2016 [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Proceedings of the Advanced Research in Material Sciences, Manufacturing, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Technology International Conference 2015 [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Renewable Energy and Green Technology International Conference (REEGETECH) 2015
  • Reviewer for Advancement on Mechanical And Manufacturing Engineering Technology Conference [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for International Symposium on Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for IEEE Conference on Energy Conversion [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) [11 papers]
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for IEEE Symposium on Business, Engineering and Industrial Applications (ISBEIA) [ 1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Energies (MDPI) [46 papers]
  • Reviewer for Sustainability (MDPI) [14 papers]
  • Reviewer for IEEE Conference on Clean Energy and Technology (CEAT) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Energy Policy (Elsevier) [23 papers]
  • Reviewer for Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (AIP Publishing) [1 paper]

 

Visiting Positions

  • Visiting Research Fellow (International) at Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia (1 Aug 2023 – 31 July 2026)
  • Associate Fellow at UiTM Solar Research Institute Malaysia (1 Aug 2022 – 31 Oct 2024)
  • Visiting Researcher at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (1 July 2022 - 30 June 2023)
  • Visiting Research Fellow at Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (23 June 2021 - 30 June 2023)
  • Visiting Researcher at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (1 October 2020 - 31 March 2021)
  • Visiting Research Fellow at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK (1 January 2015 - 31 May 2016)

 

Date


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Aesthetic Optimisation of BIPV in Educational Buildings using Traditional Visual Symbolism (Adinkra)

Presentation / Conference
Awuku, S. A., Bennadji, A., Muhammad Sukki, F., & Sellami, N. (2022, October)
Aesthetic Optimisation of BIPV in Educational Buildings using Traditional Visual Symbolism (Adinkra). Paper presented at 17th Advanced Building Skins Conference & Expo, Bern, Switzerland

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Nuclear Power Plants: Who Is Liable When AI Fails to Perform

Book Chapter
Karim, R., & Muhammad Sukki, F. (2022)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Nuclear Power Plants: Who Is Liable When AI Fails to Perform. In F. Taghizadeh-Hesary, & D. Zhang (Eds.), The Handbook of Energy Policy (1-21). Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9680-0_27-1
The sheer magnitude of process parameters and interactions between the systems in a nuclear power plant’s operation poses complications for operators. The operations became mo...

Development of Predictive Maintenance System for Haemodialysis Reverse Osmosis Water Purification System

Conference Proceeding
Bani, N. A., Noordin, M. K., Hidayat, A. A., Kamil, A. S. A., Amran, M. E., Kasri, N. F., …Muhammad-Sukki, F. (2022)
Development of Predictive Maintenance System for Haemodialysis Reverse Osmosis Water Purification System. In 2022 4th International Conference on Smart Sensors and Application (ICSSA) (23-28). https://doi.org/10.1109/icssa54161.2022.9870965
Predictive maintenance utilizes a variety of data analytics and statistical techniques to predict possible device or equipment failures and provide suggestions on maintenance ...

Thermal Spray Coatings for Electromagnetic Wave Absorption and Interference Shielding: A Review and Future Challenges

Journal Article
Faisal, N. H., Ahmed, R., Sellami, N., Prathuru, A., Njuguna, J., Venturi, F., …Kamnis, S. (in press)
Thermal Spray Coatings for Electromagnetic Wave Absorption and Interference Shielding: A Review and Future Challenges. Advanced engineering materials, https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.202200171
This review paper aims to consolidate scattered literature on thermally sprayed coatings with non-ionising electromagnetic (EM) wave absorption and shielding over specific wav...

Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality in Densely Populated Areas: Case Studies of High-Rise Social Housing in Kuala Lumpur

Journal Article
Firrdhaus Mohd Sahabuddin, M., Aminuddin, A., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Shukri, S. M. (2022)
Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality in Densely Populated Areas: Case Studies of High-Rise Social Housing in Kuala Lumpur. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 30(2), 1623-1640. https://doi.org/10.47836/pjst.30.2.42
Air pollution is one factor that contributes to serious health issues in developing countries. The Malaysian Environmental Department has measured that particulate matter in u...

Eye-Tracking Assistive Technologies for Individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Journal Article
Edughele, H. O., Zhang, Y., Muhammad-Sukki, F., Vien, Q., Morris-Cafiero, H., & Opoku Agyeman, M. (2022)
Eye-Tracking Assistive Technologies for Individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. IEEE Access, 10, 41938-41958. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3164075
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, resulting in the loss of musc...

A Study of Zero Bid Wind Farm for Future Scotland’s Energy Demands—A New Approach

Journal Article
Stoddart, C., Muhammad-Sukki, F., Anderson, M., Ardila-Rey, J. A., Ayub, A. S., Mohd Sahabuddin, M. F., …Zulkipli, M. (2022)
A Study of Zero Bid Wind Farm for Future Scotland’s Energy Demands—A New Approach. Applied Sciences, 12(7), Article 3326. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12073326
Offshore wind is in a rapid transitional phase, pushed worldwide by efforts of those to reduce climate change. Wind power is becoming a commercialised, unsubsidised competitiv...

Oscillating Water Column Geometrical Factors and System Performance: A Review

Journal Article
Yacob, D. H., Sarip, S., Kaidi, H. M., Ardila-Rey, J. A., & Muhammad-Sukki, F. (2022)
Oscillating Water Column Geometrical Factors and System Performance: A Review. IEEE Access, 10, 32104-32122. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2022.3160713
Ocean waves that impact along the coast are among the most promising renewable energy sources that can be extracted from the environment. The ocean’s energy can be extracted b...

Public-Private Partnership in Ghana's Solar Energy Industry: The History, Current State, Challenges, Prospects and Theoretical Perspective

Journal Article
Awuku, S. A., Bennadji, A., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Sellami, N. (2022)
Public-Private Partnership in Ghana's Solar Energy Industry: The History, Current State, Challenges, Prospects and Theoretical Perspective. Energy nexus: water, food and power, 6, Article 100058. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nexus.2022.100058
Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have been used as a viable tool to accelerate infrastructural development in many countries. In recent years, the repercussions of climate c...

Building Integrated Photovoltaics—The Journey So Far and Future

Journal Article
Awuku, S. A., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Sellami, N. (2022)
Building Integrated Photovoltaics—The Journey So Far and Future. Energies, 15(5), Article 1802. https://doi.org/10.3390/en15051802

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Ice Rink Energy Project (Innovation Voucher SFC - Inverness Ice Centre Limited; £9,951.58; 2020; PI), Robert Gordon University
  • Ecological Power Technology (Innovation Voucher SFC - Campers Scotland Ltd; £10,000; 2020; Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • Towards a Zero-Carbon Energy Transition – Developing an Energy Optimization Model for a UK Grid-Connected Hydrogen-Based Zero-Carbon Smart City Scenario and Implementing it on the Robert Gordon University Campus (PhD Studentship Funding Award; £49,530; 2020-2023; Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • Photovoltaic Expansion-Limit in Green Building Assessment Towards useful Performance Yield and Shorter Payback for Public Hospitals (FRGS - UTM; MYR61,600; 2020-2022; Co-I) - Robert Gordon University
  • COMSOL Multiphysics (Capital Bid; £19,729.20; 2020-2020; Co-I) - Robert Gordon University
  • Electric and PHEV campervan development towards zero emissions camping (Innovate UK - Campers Scotland Ltd; £276,784; 2020 – 2021, Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • Intelligent Malaysia Occupational Safety, Security and Environmental Drone (iMOSSED-1) as a New Safety Inspection Tools at Construction Site in Malaysia (NIOSH-UniKL-USIM-UPM-UniSZA; MYR127,550; 2019-2021; Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • UK-Turkey Workshop: Energy Storage Technology for Sustainable Agriculture Workshop (Travel Grant British Council – Newton Fund; £1,200; 2019), Robert Gordon University
  • Thermally sprayed metamaterial coatings for photovoltaic energy harvesting applications (Pump Priming RGU - University of Exeter - University of Nottingham - Cranfield University; £38,000; 2018-2019; Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • Smart window: The new generation of concentrating solar photovoltaic system (HIGDR UTM - UniKL -UM; MYR65,000; 2018; Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • Characterisation of Absorber Reflector Concentrators (PhD Studentship Funding Award; £46,920; 2018-2021; Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • IoT-Health Monitoring Application for Post Brain-Injury and Post-Stroke Patient (TRG - UTM; MYR235,000; 2018-2021; Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • UK-Turkey Workshop: Intelligent Infrastructures for Sustainable and Resilient Future Energy Systems (Travel Grant British Council – Newton Fund; £1,500; 2017), Robert Gordon University
  • UK-Turkey Workshop: Recent advances in Energy Conservation Techniques for Buildings Workshop (Travel Grant British Council – Newton Fund; £1,500; 2017), Robert Gordon University
  • Fundamental Development of Low Cost Highly Efficient Solar Photovoltaic System via Mathematical Simulation of Newly Designed Solar Concentrator (RUG Tier 1 UTM; MYR40,000; 2017 - 2019; Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • Development of a novel ocean desalination technology (Innovation Voucher SFC - Hydro E&T Ltd; £11,752; 2017; PI), Robert Gordon University
  • UK-Turkey Workshop: Smart Grid Transformation (Travel Grant British Council – Newton Fund; £1,500; 2017), Robert Gordon University
  • Conceptual design for solar power driven rotating system (SIR - Damia Energy, Kinnotech Ltd; £75,000; 2017 - 2020, Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • Separation, Identification and Localization of Partial Discharges Sources by Means of UHF Measurements for Electrical Assets Maintenance (Collaborative Research Initiative CONICYT-UTFSM-JIC; USD90,000; 2016-2019; External Co-I), Robert Gordon University
  • Intelligent Random Neural Network Controller for BEMS, Tele-health and Oil & Gas with energy harvesting capabilities (CENSIS-GCU-UWS; £150,000; 2015; RA), Glasgow Caledonian University

Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • Supervisor - Investigating into the Opportunities of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) in Ghana: Aesthetics and Legislation (2020-2023)
  • Director of Studies - Development of Low Cost Solar Photovoltaic for Developing Countries (2020-2023)
  • Supervisor - Upgrading biogas to bio-methane (2019-2023)
  • Supervisor - Multiphase Solid Transport in Deep Water Environment (2017-2021)
  • Director of Studies - Conceptual Design for Solar Power Driven Rotating Systems (2017-2020)
  • Advisor/Supervisor - Portable Concentrated Photovoltaic Systems for Developing Countries - (PRECiSe) (2015-2018)
  • Advisor/Supervisor - Novel Rotationally Asymmetrical Solar Concentrator for the Building Integrated Photovoltaic System (2011-2016)