Ir Dr Gomesh Nair

Ir Dr Gomesh Nair

Email: gomesh.nair@kdupg.edu.my

Dr. Gomesh Nair is the Head of Centre for Research and Innovation at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College. Dr. Gomesh Nair joined UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College in April 2016 as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Engineering.

He has more than 8 years of experience serving the public university in teaching, administration and research work prior to joining UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College. Dr. Gomesh Nair has received numerous national, international and excellence in research awards from prestigious exhibitions such as ITEX, MTE, PECIPTA, BioMALAYSIA, British Innovation Show (BIS) and Seoul International Invention Fair (SIFF). He obtained his Ph.D. in 2015 from Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) in the area of Solar Cell. Dr. Gomesh Nair’s research interests include dye-sensitized solar cells, Inverter, and electrical machine design. He has authored and co-authored more than 100 research papers and won more than 100 medals in many engineering product exhibitions in national as well as international events.

He is a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng) at the Board of Engineers Malaysia, a Chartered Engineer (CEng) in the Engineering Council, UK, and a Senior Member of IEEE (SMIEEE), US. He has supervised postgraduates and more than 40 undergraduates’ projects into completion. He has acquired a number of government grants accumulating up to RM 1.6 Million. He currently administers the Research, Postgraduate, and Student Entrepreneurship programs at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College.

PhD Universiti Malaysia Perlis, 2011-2015
Research Title: Study of Charge Generationin Nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide Photovoltaic Cell

Master of Science (Electrical Systems Engineering) Universiti Malaysia Perlis, 2008-2009
Research Title:Design and Measurement of Losses in AC Induction Motor with Different Rotor Bar Material

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Universiti Malaysia Perlis, 2004-2008

Year Role Organization
2019 Professional Engineer (P.Eng.)
(Reg. No.: 20709)
Board of Engineer Malaysia (BEM)
2017 Chartered Engineer (CEng.)
(Reg. No.: 644825)
Engineering Council (UK)
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
2016 IEM Grad Member
(Membership No: 86604)
The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)
2015 IET Member
(Membership No:1100411641)
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
United Kingdom (UK)
2014 IEEE Senior Member
(Membership No: 92771167)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
(IEEE) United States of America (USA)
2012 BEM Graduate Engineer
(Reg.No: GE75661A)
Board Of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)

Research Grant

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) 2019
Title: Intelligence-based Algorithm to generate focused molecule structure for immunopathogenesis allergy drug
Sponsor/Grant: RM77,700

UOW Malaysia KDU Penang Internal Grant 2019
Title: Detection and recognition system of Aedes Mosquitos using optical sensors and image processing tools
Sponsor/Grant: RM15,009

UOW Malaysia KDU Penang Internal Grant 2016
Title: Development of low-cost high altitude wind speed data logger with a self-sustaining green energy harvesting system
Sponsor/Grant: RM10,000

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) 2015
Title: A Novel Energy Encryption Technique for Wireless Power Transfer Using Chaos Theory
Sponsor/Grant: RM85,000

Knowledge Transfer Program 4th Rolling 2014
Title: Micro Hydro Installed in Designated Areas in Malaysia to Generate Electricity Especially in Rural Areas
Sponsor/Grant: RM200,000

Title: Automatic Solar Panel Cooling System Controlled by PIC 16F877A for Solar Farm Application
Sponsor/Grant: RM164,000

Research Acculturation Collaborative Effort (RACE) 2012
Title: A Study of Dye-Sensitized solar cell Using nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide Material for Different N-Type Thickness (10-15um, 50% Porous) and Organic Dye (chlorophyll and mangosteen skin extract) In terms of Charge Generation and Photoelectric Transformation Efficiency (PTE)
Sponsor/Grant: RM44,550

Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS) 2012
Title:Exploration of Optimum Current Total Harmonic Distortion of Multilevel Single-Phase Transformerless Photovoltaic Inverter
Sponsor/Grant: RM50,000

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) 2011
Title: The Study of Solar Irradiance Performance on Photovoltaic System Using Polynomial Regression Model
Sponsor/Grant: RM91,000

2019
Title: Study of Properties and Charge Generation in Nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide Photovoltaic Cell
Sponsor/Grant: RM88,000

UNIMAP Short Term Grant 2010
Title: Novel Approach to the Efficiency Increment of Induction Motor with the usage of Copper Material in the Rotor bar and the Magnetic Flux Distribution on the Stator Region
Sponsor/Grant: RM9,000

Title: Novel Harmonic Reduction in Solar Tracker Powered Single-Phase Inverter as Function of Solar Irradiance
Sponsor/Grant: RM9,000

 

Consultation & Training

2019
Postgraduate Supervision Training UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College

2018
2018 International Conference on Technology and Humanities (IcoTECH2018)
Organized by UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College with the Universityof Lincoln (UK)

2017
Introduction to Industry 4.0 Training
Pusat Pembangunan Modal Insan Perak (PHCDC)

Introduction to Industry 4.0 Training
Kedah Industrial Skills and Management Development Centre (KISMEC)

How to Write a Proposal to Apply for Research Grant: Successfully Winning Research Grants
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College

2015
Electrical Generation via Portable Micro-hydro Generator for the purpose of Street Lighting
By Pertama Project

2014
2014 International Conference on Electrical Power Engineering and Applications (ICEPEA2014)
Organized by School of Electrical Systems Engineering and Centre ofExcellence for Renewable Energy (CERE), Universiti Malaysia Perlis(UniMAP)

2012
Talk on Renewable Energy
Kedah Industrial Skills and Management Development Centre (KISMEC)

 

Jury Duty

2019
Innovation, Industrial Design & Technology Exhibition 2019 (ITEX2019)
Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur

2018
Innovation, Industrial Design & Technology Exhibition 2018 (ITEX2018)
Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur

2017
Penang State Level National Robotic Competition 2017
Politeknik Seberang Perai, Penang organized by Sasbadi and Kementerian Pendidikan supported by Pusat Sains Negara and LEGO Education

Penang Science Fair for Young Children 2017
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) organized by Society of Rising Individuals with the collaborationof Association of Science and Technology and Innovation and USM

2013
International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX 2013)
Kampus Pauh Putra, UniMAP

Research Excellence Award

Anugerah Kecemerlangan Akademik 2015 Best PhD Thesis at UniMAP’s 2015 Convocation 2015
Anugerah Inovasi Negara 2013 Penyongsang Dengan Kuasa Fotovolta Tanpa Pengubah
Anugerah Sri Gemilang: Excellence Award In Research 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

 

Engineering Exhibitions: International and National Medals

2016

Gold Medal
Photovoltaic Powered Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS). Seoul International Invention Fair 2016 (SIIF 2016), Seoul Korea, Coex Convention Hall, 1st – 4th Dec 2016

Gold Medal
Wireless Power, Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE), 18-20 February 2016, Putra World Trade Centre(PWTC)

2015

Gold Medal
High Power Three Level Single Phase Transformerless Photovoltaic Inverter, Persidangan Dan Ekspo Ciptaan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Antarabangsa (PECIPTA 2015) at KLCC, 4-6 December 2015

Bronze Medal
Design Of Low Power Wireless Power Transfer By Using Magnetic Coil Resonant, Persidangan Dan Ekspo Ciptaan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Antarabangsa at KLCC, 4-6 December 2015

Gold Medal
Nd-Dssc From Juice To Electrical Power Generation
Innovation, Industrial Design & Technology Exhibition 2015 (ITEX2015) at KLCC 21-23 May 2015

Gold Medal
Photovoltaic Powered Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) System, Innovation, Industrial Design & Technology Exhibition 2015 (ITEX2015) at KLCC 21-23 May 2015

Bronze Medal
Wireless Power Transfer By Using Magnetic Resonant Coupling, Innovation, Industrial Design & Technology Exhibition 2015 (ITEX2015) at KLCC 21-23 May 2015

Bronze Medal
Nature-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) For Electrical Power Generation, Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur 12-14 February 2015

Gold Medal
Nd-Dssc From Juice To Electrical Power Generation Innovation & Creativity Inter College 2015 (ICIC 2015) at Dewan Terbuka Kolej Kediaman Tan Sri Aishah Ghani 8-10 May 2015

Gold Medal
Improved Photovoltaic Panel Efficiency Using Paraffin And Dc Water Pump, Innovation & Creativity Inter College 2015 (ICIC 2015) at Dewan Terbuka Kolej Kediaman Tan Sri Aishah Ghani 8-10 May 2015

Silver Medal
Parallel Full Bridge Circuit Technique For Enhancement Of Power Capacity Of Photovoltaic Inverter Without Transformer, Innovation & Creativity Inter College 2015 (ICIC 2015) at Dewan Terbuka Kolej Kediaman Tan Sri Aishah Ghani 8-10 May 2015

Gold Medal
Nd-Dssc: From Fruit Juice To Electrical Power Generation, Ekspo Rekacipta & Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP at Dewan Ilmu Pauh Putra, Kampus UniMAP 6 Feb 2015

Gold Medal
Bg-Dssc: An Alternative Counter Electrode Material For Dssc Using Graphite From Dry Cell Batteries Ekspo Rekacipta & Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP at Dewan Ilmu Pauh Putra, Kampus UniMAP 6 Feb 2015

Gold Medal
Design Of Low Power Wireless Power Transfer By Using Magnetic Coil Resonant System (MCRS) With Solar Energy. Ekspo Rekacipta & Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP at Dewan Ilmu Pauh Putra, Kampus UniMAP 6 Feb 2015

Gold Medal
Wireless Power Transfer Via Magnetic Resonance Coupling. Ekspo Rekacipta & Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP at Dewan Ilmu Pauh Putra, Kampus UniMAP 6 Feb 2015

Gold Medal
Photovoltaic Powered Uninterrupted Power Supply (Ups). Ekspo Rekacipta & Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP at Dewan Ilmu Pauh Putra, Kampus UniMAP 6 Feb 2015

Silver Medal
Novel Of Improvement Photovoltaic Module Efficiency Ekspo Rekacipta & Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP at Dewan Ilmu Pauh Putra, Kampus UniMAP 6 Feb 2015

Silver Medal
Synchronization On Wind Power And Photovoltaic Hybrid System. Ekspo Rekacipta & Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP at Dewan Ilmu Pauh Putra, Kampus UniMAP 6 Feb 2015

Silver Medal
Loading Of Monitoring System Wireless Of Photovoltaic Based Pc. Ekspo Rekacipta & Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP at Dewan Ilmu Pauh Putra, Kampus UniMAP 6 Feb 2015

Silver Medal
Parallel Full Bridge Circuit Technique For Power Capacity Enhancement Of Photovoltaic Inverter Without Transformer. Ekspo Rekacipta & Pameran Penyelidikan UniMAP at Dewan Ilmu Pauh Putra, Kampus UniMAP 6 Feb 2015