Keynote Speaker

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Keynote Speaker 2020-03-04T06:19:11+00:00

Professor Saidur Rahman
Distinguished Research Professor & Head Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology School of Science and Technology Sunway University, Malaysia

Professor Saidur Rahman is a Distinguished Research Professor and Head of the Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology at Sunway University. He was Chair Professor in the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). Prior to joining KFUPM, he worked for 18 years at University of Malaya, a premier research university in Malaysia. Thomson Reuters awarded him as a highly-cited researcher for being among the top 1% of researchers with most cited documents in his research field from 2014 to 2016. Professor Rahman also won the highest accumulation citation award from University of Malaya for four consecutive years from 2011 to 2014. A number of his papers was listed among the top 25 articles in ScienceDirect published by Elsevier Limited. He has published more than 350 journal papers and a majority of them are in top-ranking journals. He has more than 16,000 citations with an h-index of 60 in Google Scholar. To-date, Professor Rahman has supervised more than 65 postgraduate students and has secured and managed more than RM10 million in research grants in Malaysia. He is currently working on improving the performance of solar thermal system with the application of nanofluids and phase change materials.