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 - 9th International Electric Vehicle Conference (2024)
  • Co-Chair and Member of the Organising Committee - 4th Annual Solar & Wind Power 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: 1st Mosharaka International Conference on Power Engineering and Applications (MIC-Power 2021)
  • Technical Program Committee : The 4th Smart Cities Symposium 2021 (SCS'21)
  • 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 : International Colloquium on Science and Technology 2014 (ICOST 2014)
  • Technical Program Committee: 2014 IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research (CHUSER 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

  • Outstanding Researcher Award in 1st International Conference of Advanced Research on Renewable Energy for Universal Sustainability 2021 (ARUS 2021)
  • Best Paper 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)
  • Best Oral Presenter in 5th International Conference on Energy and Environment 2019 (ICEE2019)
  • Outstanding Researcher Award in 2019 International Conference on Engineering and Computing(ICEEComp2019)
  • Top Reviewer for Engineering (#53) by Publons (2018)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Microelectronics Journal, Elsevier (2018)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Energy, Elsevier (2018)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Renewable Energy, Elsevier (2017)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Energy Policy, Elsevier (2017)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier (2016)
  • Fellow in Higher Education Academy (FHEA) (since 2016)
  • Best Poster Presentation, SEBE Post Graduate Research Colloquium (2012)
  • Postgraduate Studentship Award - Yayasan Telekom Malaysia (2009-2012)
  • PhD Studentship Award - School of Engineering and Computing, Glasgow Caledonian University (2009-2012)
  • Scottish Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme (SORSAS) (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 - “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 - “Solar Energy: Static Solar Concentrators”, Energy Transition Institute's Lunch and Learn, Aberdeen, United Kingdom (2019)
  • 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 - “Career Path as a Lecturer”, Career Week, St Mungo Primary, Glasgow, United Kingdom (2018)
  • Invited Speaker - “How to Write a Review Paper”, Academic Writing Workshop, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2017)
  • Invited Speaker - “Renewable Energy Research at Robert Gordon University”, TechFest 2017, Aberdeen, United Kingdom (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 8th Annual Electric Vehicle Conference [10 papers]
  • Reviewer for Advanced Engineering Materials (Wiley) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution (IET) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Sustainable Development (Wiley) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for IET Renewable Power Generation (IET) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Energy Harvesting and Systems (De Gruyter) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Applied Energy (Elsevier) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, POWERCON [ 1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Yanbu Journal of Engineering and Science (Yanbu Industrial College) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Journal of Energy (Hindawi) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Energy Technology (Wiley) [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 Remote Sensing (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Micromachines (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Energy Strategy Reviews (Elsevier) [6 papers]
  • Reviewer for Resources (MDPI) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Energy for Sustainable Development (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • 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 IEEE Access (IEEE) [3 papers]
  • Reviewer for International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC) [ 19 paper]
  • Reviewer for Technological Forecasting and Social Change (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Symmetry (MDPI) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer forNanomaterials (MDPI) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Microelectronics Journal (Elsevier) [2 papers]
  • Reviewer for Renewable Energy Focus (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Data in Brief (Elsevier) [1 paper]
  • 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 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 Information in Business and Technology Management [ 1 paper]
  • Reviewer forRecycling (MDPI) [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 for Thermal Science (Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Green Energy (Taylor & Francis) [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Renewable Energy and Green Technology International Conference (REEGETECH) 2017
  • 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 Buildings (MDPI) [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 Energy and Green Technology International Conference (REEGETECH) 2015
  • Reviewer for Advancement on Mechanical And Manufacturing Engineering Technology Conference [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 and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) [11 papers]
  • 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 International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems [1 paper]
  • Reviewer for Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments (Elsevier) [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)
  • Visiting Researcher at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (1 July 2022 - 30 June 2023)
  • Associate Fellow at UiTM Solar Research Institute Malaysia (1 Aug 2022 – 31 Oct 2024)
  • 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


240 results

Effects of Urban Morphology on Microclimate Parameters in an Urban University Campus

Journal Article
Zaki, S. A., Othman, N. E., Syahidah, S. W., Yakub, F., Muhammad-Sukki, F., Ardila-Rey, J. A., …Saudi, A. S. M. (2020)
Effects of Urban Morphology on Microclimate Parameters in an Urban University Campus. Sustainability, 12(7), https://doi.org/10.3390/su12072962
This study investigated the effects of urban morphology on microclimate parameters in an urban university campus in Malaysia. Outdoor air temperatures (Tout) were recorded at ...

Design method of a compact static nonimaging concentrator for portable photovoltaics using parameterisation and numerical optimisation.

Journal Article
Freier Raine, D., Ramirez-Iniguez, R., Jafry, T., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Gamio, C. (2020)
Design method of a compact static nonimaging concentrator for portable photovoltaics using parameterisation and numerical optimisation. Applied Energy, 266, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.114821
Portable solar chargers are one of the technologies that can help to achieve universal access to electricity by 2030. However, the large number of solar photovoltaic devices r...

Lightning Protection Methods for Wind Turbine Blades: An Alternative Approach

Journal Article
Mucsi, V., Ayub, A. S., Muhammad-Sukki, F., Zulkipli, M., Muhtazaruddin, M. N., Mohd Saudi, A. S., & Ardila-Rey, J. A. (2020)
Lightning Protection Methods for Wind Turbine Blades: An Alternative Approach. Applied Sciences, 10(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/app10062130
Lightning strikes happens in a fraction of time, where they can transfer huge amounts of charge and high currents in a single strike. The chances for a structure to be struck ...

AC Electrical Motor

Presentation / Conference
Muhammad Sukki, F. (2020, February)
AC Electrical Motor. Presented at Teaching Presentation, Glasgow, UK

Artificial generation of partial discharge sources through an algorithm based on deep convolutional generative adversarial networks.

Journal Article
Ardila-Rey, J. A., Ortiz, J. E., Creixell, W., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Bani, N. A. (2020)
Artificial generation of partial discharge sources through an algorithm based on deep convolutional generative adversarial networks. IEEE Access, 8, 24561-24575. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.2971319
The measurement of partial discharges (PD) in electrical equipment or machines subjected to high voltage can be considered as one of the most important indicators when assessi...

Effects of Roadside Trees and Road Orientation on Thermal Environment in a Tropical City

Journal Article
Zaki, S. A., Toh, H. J., Yakub, F., Saudi, A. S. M., Ardila-Rey, J. A., & Muhammad-Sukki, F. (2020)
Effects of Roadside Trees and Road Orientation on Thermal Environment in a Tropical City. Sustainability, 12(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/su12031053
Emerging tropical cities are experiencing rapid population growth and development, which can greatly affect the thermal environments. The effects of roadside trees and road or...

Photovoltaic-integrated review and expansion need in green building landscape for bridging the Malaysian RE policy

Journal Article
Amran, M. E., Muhtazaruddin, M. N., Bani, N. A., Rahaman, S. A. S. A., Yusoff, N. M., Azizul, M. H., & Muhammad-Sukki, F. (2020)
Photovoltaic-integrated review and expansion need in green building landscape for bridging the Malaysian RE policy. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 17(1), 27-35. https://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v17.i1.pp27-35
A literature review is presented specifically on the photovoltaic (PV) as a distributed generation (DG) integration approach and the extensiveness through renewable energy (RE...

Risk Management Framework for Handling and Storage of Cargo at Major Ports in Malaysia towards Port Sustainability

Journal Article
Kadir, Z. A., Mohammad, R., Othman, N., Amrin, A., Muhtazaruddin, M. N., Abu-Bakar, S. H., & Muhammad-Sukki, F. (2020)
Risk Management Framework for Handling and Storage of Cargo at Major Ports in Malaysia towards Port Sustainability. Sustainability, 12(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/su12020516
Risk management provides an effective method for ensuring safety and preventing accidents towards achieving port sustainability. This article describes a study of the implemen...

Using Illustrations to Make Decisions on the Most Appropriate Qualitative Research Methodology: The Industry 4.0 Scenario

Journal Article
Janis, I., Alias, M., Zulkipli, M., & Muhammad-Sukki, F. (2020)
Using Illustrations to Make Decisions on the Most Appropriate Qualitative Research Methodology: The Industry 4.0 Scenario. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 19, https://doi.org/10.1177/1609406920907247
Industry 4.0 is viewed as a complex scenario. This complex scenario could be interpreted using illustrations such as sketches or drawings. Ideally, sketches and drawings are u...

Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading

Journal Article
Ogunlude, P., Abunumah, O., Orakwe, I., Shehu, H., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Gobina, E. (2019)
Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading. WEENTECH Proceedings in Energy, 5(1), 195-205. https://doi.org/10.32438/WPE.8319
As a result of rising economies and environmental constraints, the demand for clean and renewable sources of energy is fast increasing. Biogas is a renewable form of energy th...

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: Smart Grid Transformation (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
  • Conceptual design for solar power driven rotating system (SIR - Damia Energy, Kinnotech Ltd; £75,000; 2017 - 2020, 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
  • Development of a novel ocean desalination technology (Innovation Voucher SFC - Hydro E&T Ltd; £11,752; 2017; PI), 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
  • 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)