Prof. Ir. Dr. Ab Halim Abu Bakar, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Prof Ir Dr Ab Halim Abu Bakar received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom in 1976, M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Technology, Malaysia in 1996 and 2003 respectively. He spent 30 years of industrial experience with Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) before joining University of Malaya. Prof Ir Dr Halim is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia, Member of IEEE, Cigre, Chartered Engineer (UK) and P.Eng (Malaysia). Currently he is a professor with the UM Power Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), University of Malaya, Malaysia. He is an established academician and a practical engineer. He has to-date published 89 ISI and 151 Scopus papers in journals and 47 papers in proceedings internationally. He has successfully supervised to completion 14 PhD, 5 master by research (M.Eng.Sc), 1 master of pilosophy (M.Phil) and 50 Masters by course work project (M.Eng) and has Web of Science H index of 20 and Scopus H index of 22 is also involved as a reviewer for iternational journal such as IEEE Transactions Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions Power Systems, IEEE Smart Grid,IET Generation,Transmssion and Distribution IJEPES (Elsevier) and several international confereces. Prof Ir Dr Halim won several excellent awards during his professoinal and academic carrier. In 2008 he won IEEE PES Malaysian Chapter Outstanding Engineering Award.His research interest include power system protection and power system transients.