Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir
Prof Zainal received his BEng and PhD from Universiti Putra Malaysia and University of Manchester, respectively. He is a Fellow of Academy of Sciences Malaysia and Fellow of the IET as well as an IEEE Power & Energy Society Distinguished Lecturer in lightning and high voltage engineering. He has authored or co-authored over 400 journals and conference papers. His research interests include high voltage engineering, lightning protection, electromagnetic compatibility, power system transients and renewable energy. Currently, he is Chairman of the NMC of IEC TC 81 (Lightning Protection) and Local Convener of CIGRE Malaysia C4 on System Technical Performance.