Chair – Md Pauzi Abdullah
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AT THE SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA (UTM) JOHOR BAHRU
Md Pauzi Abdullah (M’06, SM’13) is an Associate Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Johor Bahru, where he currently holds the position of Director (Electrical Power Engineering). He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre of Electrical Energy Systems (CEES), UTM. He is a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council, United Kingdom, a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and a Certified Energy Manager registered with the ASEAN Energy Management Scheme (AEMAS). He is also a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA (SMIEEE) and a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (MIEM). He received the bachelors degree (B.Eng) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten), Malaysia in 2002, masters degree (M.Sc) in Electrical Power Engineering and doctorate degree (Ph.D) from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom in 2003 and 2008 respectively. His research interests include power systems analysis, systems security, deregulated electricity market and demand-side management. He has volunteered in many IEEE positions/activities since 2011. He was the Chair of student activities for IEEE Malaysia Section for 4 consecutive years (from 2012 until 2015). He initiated the first Leadership Camp for IEEE Student Branches in 2012, the first IEEE Malaysia Student Congress in 2013 and the first Online IEEE Malaysia Undergraduate Final Year Project Competition in 2014. Pauzi also actively involved in IEEE Power & Energy Society Malaysia Chapter. He was the Chair (2017-2018), Vice Chair (2015-2016), Secretary (2012-2013), Executive Committee (2011,2014) for IEEE Power & Energy Society Malaysia Chapter. Currently, he is the Chair-Elect for IEEE Malaysia Section (2019-2020). He has involved in many IEEE conferences where he served as the organizing committee. He was the General Chair for 2018 IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy (PECon2018) and General Co-chair for 10th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2018 (APPEEC).