Fellows and Researchers

Director, UTM Ocean Thermal Energy Centre (OTEC)

Prof Dato’ Ir Dr A. Bakar JaafarPEng, FIEM, FASc
KMN, JSM, DPMP

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)(Newcastle NSW), Master of Environmental Science (Miami OH),
PhD in [Marine] Geography (Hawaii), Hon.DSc (UMT)

+603-2615 4518 / +6012 – 3207201

bakar.jaafar@utm.my / bakar.jaafar@gmail.com

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

RESEARCH INTEREST
  • Renewable Energy
  • Sustainability
  • Enviromental Awereness
  • Waste Management
  • Policy

Research Fellows

Associate Prof. Dr Mohd Khairi Abu Husain

       Dip of Civil Eng. (UTM), Master of Civil & Environmental Eng. (Liverpool),         PhD in Offshore Engineering (Liverpool)

+603 -22031385

mohdkhairi.kl@utm.my

Research Gate

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

Research Interest
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Offshore Structure Engineering
  • Hydronomic Wave Loading Simulations
  • Wave Mechanic

 

Associate Prof. Ir Dr Shamsul Sarip

Diploma of Mechanical Engineering (UTM), Bachelor of Mech. Eng. (UTM),      Master of Mech. Eng (UTM), PhD in Mech. Eng (Bradford)

+603-2615 4265

 shamsuls.kl@utm.my

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Curriculum Vitae (CV) 

Research Interest
  • Bracking Performance
  • FE Simulations
  • Flow Simulations
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial Engineering

Assoc Prof Dr Mas Bambang Baroto

              Bachelor of Mechanical Eng. (ITB),                 Master of Business Administration (AIM),
PhD in Business Administration (Twente)

 +603-2203 1402

 masbambang.kl@utm.my

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

Research Interest
  • Strategic Management
  • Management
  • Leadership

Dr Fatimah Salim

Bachelor of Eng. (Electrical)(UTM),
Master of Eng. (Electrical) (UTM),
PhD in Electrical Engineering (UTM)

 +603-2615 4398/4515

 sfatimah.kl@utm.my

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 Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

Research Interest
  • Power Quality
  • Power System
  • Monitoring
  • Power System Analysis

Ts Dr Sathiabama T. Thirugnana

Bachelor of Eng. (E&E) (Nagaoka)
Master of Eng. (E&E) (Nagaoka)
PhD in Eng. (E&E) (Waseda University)

+603-2615 4882

 sathiabama@utm.my

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

Research Interest
  • Microelectronics
  • Applied Physics
  • Thin-Film Technology
  • Molecular Bean
  • Epitaxy(MBE)
  • Renewable Energy(Solar)
  • Semiconductor materials

 Associate Research Fellows

Dr Noor Irza Mohd Zaki

Dip of Civil Eng. (UTM),
Master of Civil & Environmental Eng. (Liverpool), PhD in Offshore Engineering (Liverpool)

+603 – 22031402

noorirza.kl@utm.my

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

Research Interest
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Offshore Structure
  • Modelling
  • Hydrodynamic Wave
  • Loading Simulations
  • Wave Mechanic

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haslinda Mohamed Kamar

Bachelor of Mechanical Eng. (Glasgow),
Master of Mechanical Eng. (Glasgow),
PhD in Mechanical Eng. (Glasgow)

+607 – 5534748

haslinda@utm.my

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

Research Interest
  • Thermodynamics
  • Automotive air-conditioning system
  • Wind engineering
  • Thermal comfort & energy efficiency in hot climates
  • Indoor air quality (IAQ)
  • Natural ventilation as passive cooling strategy in buildings and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling and simulation