IEEE PES Malaysia Chapter

Haroon Rashid, Students & Young Professionals Activities Chair for IEEE PES Malaysia Chapter

IEEE PES Day 2020 Technical and Educational Activities in Malaysia

In conjunction with IEEE PES DAY 2020, IEEE Power and Energy Society Malaysia Chapter, in collaboration with IEEE Young Professionals Malaysia, IEEE Multimedia University (MMU), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)) Student Branches and IEEE PES (MMU and UiTM) Student Chapters, organised a series of webinars via Cisco WebEx Meetings. A team of IEEE PES Day Ambassadors led by Dr. Haroon Rashid successfully hosted 18 events during April (on 10th, 22nd – 25th and 27th – 30th) & May (on 8th, 11th and 19th) 2020, which were LIVE streamed via YouTube as well (recordings can be accessed via The guest speakers were invited from academia (Prof. Dr. Wei-Jen Lee from the University of Texas at Arlington, Dr. Che Hang Seng & Dr. Mahdi Tousizadeh from University of Malaya, Assoc. Prof. Sr. Dr. Norngainy Binti Mohd Tawil, Dr. Ramizi Bin Mohamed and Dr. Abdul Hadi Azman from UKM etc.) and industry (Dr. Bhaba Das from ABB Group, Mr. Eric Koenig from Schneider Electric, Dr. Amir Hisham Hashim from UiTM Solar Power Sdn. Bhd. etc.) to cover vast range of topics for global audience. The webinars received enormous response, over 2000 registrations were received from 19 countries across IEEE Region 8 and Region 10, and nearly 1300 attendees including students, academicians and engineers were benefited.