Nowshad Amin

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https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3250-1307

Biography

Dr. Nowshad Amin is currently serving as a Professor at the Institute of Sustainable Energy of The National Energy University (@Universiti Tenaga Nasional) of Malaysia. Previously, he served 11 years in the Dept. of Electrical, Electronic & Systems Engineering of The National University of Malaysia (@ Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia), where he also led the Solar Photovoltaic Research Group under the Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI). He also served as the visiting professor at the King Saud University of Saudi Arabia from 2010 till 2016. After completing the higher secondary education from his native country, Bangladesh, he received the Japanese Ministry of Education (MONBUSHO) scholarship to pursue a diploma in Electrical Engineering (1994) at Gunma National College of Technology, Bachelor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (1996) at Toyohashi University of Technology and followed by Master (1998) and PhD (2001) in solar photovoltaic technology at Tokyo Institute of Technology. His areas of expertise include microelectronics, renewable energy, solar photovoltaic applications and thin film solar PV development. His research focuses on the commercialization of solar photovoltaic products from his patented entities. He served as the CTO of a University Spin-off company financed by the Malaysian Technology Development Center (MTDC). He has been serving as the PI and Co-PI of many government and international funded projects. He has authored more than 350 peer-reviewed publications, a few books and book chapters. He is actively involved in promoting renewable energy to the developing countries in South and South East Asia, and working as an enthusiastic promoter for the affordable renewable energy resources.

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