Jeyraj Selvaraj | Energy Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Jeyraj Selvaraj | Energy Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Jeyraj Selvaraj, Universiti Malaya,Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Jeyraj Selvaraj is a distinguished academic with expertise in Power Electronics. He holds a PhD from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, specializing in the field. With a strong educational background, including an M.Sc from the University of Birmingham & University of Nottingham, U.K., and a B.Eng from Multimedia University, Malaysia, he brings a wealth of knowledge to his role. Currently serving as a Professor at the University of Malaya since December 2022, he previously held the position of Associate Professor starting from July 2015. His dedication to research and teaching is matched only by his passion for advancing the field of electronics engineering. 🎓


Publication Profile

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PhD in Power Electronics, University of Malaya, Malaysia (2005 – 2009). M.Sc in Power Electronics & Drives, University of Birmingham & University of Nottingham, U.K (2003 – 2004). B.Eng in Electronics Engineering, Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia (1998 – 2002)

Academic Employment

Professor at University of Malaya (December 2022 – Present). Associate Professor at University of Malaya (July 2015 – December 2022). Senior Lecturer at University of Malaya (September 2009 – July 2015)

Research Focus

Dr. J Selvaraj’s research primarily revolves around the intersection of renewable energy, particularly solar photovoltaic systems, and power electronics. With a keen interest in advancing grid-connected PV systems, Dr. Selvaraj’s work encompasses various aspects such as inverter design, maximum power point tracking, and control methods. His contributions span from innovative converter topologies to advanced control algorithms, all aimed at enhancing the efficiency, reliability, and integration of solar power into the grid. Through his research, he seeks to address critical challenges and pave the way for a sustainable energy future.


Publication Top Notes

  • “Global prospects, progress, policies, and environmental impact of solar photovoltaic power generation” 🌍 Published in 2015, cited by 845.
  • “Multilevel inverter for grid-connected PV system employing digital PI controller” 🔌 Published in 2008, cited by 800.
  • “Single-phase seven-level grid-connected inverter for photovoltaic system” ☀️ Published in 2010, cited by 572.
  • “Fuzzy-logic-controller-based SEPIC converter for maximum power point tracking” 🤖 Published in 2014, cited by 420.
  • “Multistring five-level inverter with novel PWM control scheme for PV application” 🌞 Published in 2009, cited by 411.
  • “Role of smart grid in renewable energy: An overview” 📊 Published in 2016, cited by 385.
  • “Energy policy to promote photovoltaic generation” ⚡ Published in 2013, cited by 239.
  • “Control methods and objectives for electronically coupled distributed energy resources in microgrids: A review” 🔄 Published in 2014, cited by 216.
  • “Energy policy and alternative energy in Malaysia: Issues and challenges for sustainable growth–An update” 🇲🇾 Published in 2018, cited by 214.
  • “A review of the islanding detection methods in grid-connected PV inverters” 🏝️ Published in 2013, cited by 212.
  • “Two side serpentine flow based photovoltaic-thermal-phase change materials (PVT-PCM) system: Energy, exergy and economic analysis” 🔄 Published in 2019, cited by 205.

Ivo Cabral | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Ivo Cabral | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Student/Researcher, ADAI, Portugal

Ivo Gabriel Morais Cabral is a dynamic figure in the realm of engineering, specializing in mechanical engineering with a focus on energy and sustainability. Graduating with a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Coimbra in 2022, he has garnered recognition through six prestigious awards and distinctions. His journey epitomizes a dedication to advancing engineering solutions for a more sustainable future.



Education 🎓

Ivo Gabriel Morais Cabral completed his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Energy and Environment at the University of Coimbra in 2022. His thesis, titled “Development of a heat dissipation system and automatic control for an experimental micro-cogeneration installation based on the Rankine organic cycle,” underscores his commitment to innovative energy solutions.

Experience 💼🔍

Currently serving as a Researcher at the Association for the Development of Industrial Aerodynamics, Portugal, Cabral’s professional trajectory is marked by a relentless pursuit of excellence in engineering research. His work delves into the intricacies of aerodynamics and industrial applications, aligning with his passion for advancing energy technologies.

Research Interests 📊🔬

Cabral’s research interests revolve around the intersection of engineering, technology, and sustainability. His expertise encompasses topics such as PID and Fuzzy Logic controllers for residential cogeneration systems, as evidenced by his publication in Energy Conversion and Management: X in 2024.

Awards and Distinctions 🏅🌟

Throughout his academic journey, Cabral has been recognized for his outstanding achievements. Awards such as the 3% best students of UC and the Quadro de Mérito – UC underscore his academic prowess and dedication to excellence in engineering.