Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir

Professor, Centre for Electromagnetic & Lightning Protection Research, Advanced Lightning, Power and Energy Research, Universiti Putra, Malaysia

Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir

Professor, Centre for Electromagnetic & Lightning Protection Research, Advanced Lightning, Power and Energy Research, Universiti Putra, Malaysia

Biography

1. Site Measurement & Analysis for Improving Lightning Performance of 500 kV Transmission Line
2. Insulation Characteristics of GFRP Crossarm Subjected to Lightning Impulse Testing

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.

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