DR. GOH HONG CHING

Goh Hong Ching is a senior lecturer at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Malaya. She holds a Doctor of Natural Science degree (Geography) from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn, Germany. She received a Bachelor degree in Urban and Regional Planning then a M.Sc. degree in Tourism Planning, from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She worked five years in real estate sector before pursuing her doctoral study when she received a 3-year scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) in 2004 and was attached to the Centre for Development Research (ZEF) in Bonn as junior researcher. She is a corporate member of Malaysia Institute of Planners (MIP) and a registered member of Board of Town Planners Malaysia. She is also an active member of the Forum for Urban Future in Southeast Asia, a network of Southeast Asian and German Experts. She was the visiting scholar participated in the 2014/2015 MIT-UTM Sustainable Cities Program. She is also a member of the Global Young Academy, of which her membership serves a 5-year term 2015-2019 and a fellow of the ASEAN Science Leadership Program for 2016/2017. At present, she is a core member of the Landuse Governance Unit under the Spatial-Environmental Governance for Sustainability Research Centre (UMSERGE). She has two main research interests, i.e., in tourism and in urban studies. For the former, she focuses on tourism governance, tourism planning and impacts management especially in heritage and protected areas. For the latter, on natural resource and environmental issues and governance, sustainable development of cities, urbanization and the related risks.

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PROF. DR. SAAD MEKHILEF

Prof. Dr. Saad Mekhilef is an IET Fellow and IEEE senior member. He is the associate editor of IEEE Transaction on Power Electronics and Journal of Power Electronics. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya. He is the Director of Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Research Laboratory-PEARL- He is the author and coauthor of more than 250 publications in international journals and proceedings (189 ISI journal papers) with more than 10000 citations and 46 H-index, 53 Ph.D. and master students have graduated under his supervision. He is actively involved in industrial consultancy for major corporations in the power electronics projects. His research interests include power conversion techniques, control of power converters, renewable energy, and energy efficiency.

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DR. LING TEK SOON

Ling Tek Soon is a senior lecturer at the Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya. Apart from teaching, he is currently working on a UMRG project in University of Malaya, entitle “Abode of Dead, Depository of Knowledge and Contested Realm: A Study of Chinese Cemeteries in Malaysia”. Ling Tek Soon received his BA (Chinese Studies) and MA (East Asian Studies) from University of Malaya in 1997 and 2002.His thesis was titled “The Fundamental Ideologies of Deng Xiao Ping Conceming Reformation and Renewal since 1978" (Idea-idea Asas Deng Xiaoping terhadap Dasar Reformasi danPembukaan sejak tahun 1978). He was a tutor in the East Asian Studies Department, University of Malaya from 1998 to 2000 while working jointly as a n executive editor in The "Rosa Sintesis" Journal published by Centre of Malaysian Chinese Studies. In year 2001, he worked as a Mandarin Lecturer in UiTM, Pahang. Subsequently, he went on to pursue a Ph.D at Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2007. He received a doctorate degree in 2011 with a thesis titled “The Political Idea of Yangdu”. In the same year, he was appointed as a lecturer in Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya.

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RECENT PUBLICATION

  • Sapari, NM; Mokhlis, H; Laghari, JA; Bakar, AHA; Dahalan, MRM (2018). Application of Load Shedding Schemes for Distribution Network Connected With Distributed Generation: a Review. Renewable Sustainable Energy Reviews


  • Teo, CH; Ling, CJ; Ng, CJ (2018). Improving Health Screening Uptake in Men: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Preventive Medicine


  • How, HG; Masjuki, HH; Kalam, MA; Teoh, YH (2018). Influence of Injection Timing and Split Injection Strategies On Performance, Emissions, and Combustion Characteristics of Diesel Engine Fueled With Biodiesel Blended Fuels. Fuel


  • Leader, I; Milicevic, L; Tan, TS (2018). Decomposing The Complete R-Graph. Journal of Combinatorial Theory Series A


  • Gururajapathy, SS; Mokhlis, H; Bin Illias, HA; Abu Bakar, A; Awalin, LJ (2018). Fault Location in An Unbalanced Distribution System Using Support Vector Classification and Regression Analysis. Ieej Transactions On Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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