Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Rodney Tan Hean Gay

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Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Rodney Tan Hean Gay

PEng, CEng, MIEM, MIET, MIEEE

Associate Professor | Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
 

Academic Qualifications

PhD Electrical Engineering
MSc Microelectronic Engineering
BSc E&E Engineering

Areas of Interest
Photovoltaic System
Battery Energy Storage System
Power Electronic Converter
Power Quality
Professional Bodies

  1. Member of The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM, Malaysia)
  2. Member of Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET, UK)
  3. Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers – (IEEE, US)
  4. Coopted Member of IEM Electrical Engineering Technical Division (2014/2015)
  5. Assistant Secretary of IET Malaysia (2014/2016)
  6. Committee Member of IEEE Power & Energy Society Malaysia (2015)

Research

Research Grants

  1. Nmae of grant:FRGS
    Funder: KPT
    Project Title: A Theoretical and Experimental Modeling of Mono c-Si, Poly c-Si, a-Si Photovoltaic Module Performance under Partial Shading Condition and Fundamental Study of its Impact to Large Photovoltaic System
    Durations: 3 years
    Role: PI
    Amount: RM 85200
    Status: Closing
  2. Nmae of grant: PSIF
    Funder: UCSI University
    Project Title: A Theoretical and Experimental Modeling of Mono c-Si, Poly c-Si, a-Si Photovoltaic Module Performance under Partial Shading Condition and Fundamental Study of its Impact to Large Photovoltaic System
    Durations: 3 years
    Role: PI
    Amount: RM 85200
    Status: Closing

 

Current Research Project

  1. An Empirical Modelling of Standalone Off-Grid Solar Photovoltaic System for Small to Medium Load Applications.

Publications

  1. J.C. Teo, Rodney H.G. Tan, V.H. Mok, Vigna K. Ramachandaramurthy, C.K. Tan, “The Impact of Energy Yield of a Photovoltaic System Under Partial Shading”, 5th IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology (CEAT2018), 2018 page (6 pp.)
  2. J.C. Teo, Rodney H.G. Tan, V.H. Mok, Vigna K. Ramachandaramurthy, C.K. Tan, “Impact of Partial Shading on the P-V Characteristics and the Maximum Power of a Photovoltaic String”, Energies 2018, 11, 1860, July 2018.
  3. J.C. Teo, Rodney H.G. Tan, V.H. Mok, Vigna K. Ramachandaramurthy, C.K. Tan, “Effect of Bypass Diode Configurations to the Maximum Power of Photovoltaic Module”, International Journal of Smart Grid and Clean Energy, Vol.6, No.4, October 2017
  4. Landon Hoo, Rodney H.G. Tan, Vigna K. Ramachandaramurthy, C.K. Tan, “Ideality Factor Estimation on a Monocrystalline PV Module”, IEEE Conference on Energy Conversion (CENCON), 30-31 Oct 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  5. Gavin Mangeni, Rodney H.G. Tan, T.H. Tan, S.K. Cheo, V.H. Mok, J.Y. Pang, “Photovoltaic Module Cell Temperature Measurements using Linear Interpolation Technique”, 2017 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, 22-25 May 2017, Torino, Italy.
  6. Mallek Moh A Aggiag, Rodney H.G. Tan, “Evaluation of Power Quality Experience in UCSI University North Wing Campus”, 2017 International Conference on Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, 10-12 May 2017, Hiroshima, Japan.

Networks and Collaborations on Research

  1. UQ Solar - University of Queensland, Australia