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M. Afendi M. Piah,

Associate Professor
Institute of High Voltage & High Current (IVAT)
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, UTM
email: afendi@ieee.org ; fendi@fke.utm.my

Professional Memberships

  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., US. (IEEE)
  • IEEE Dielectric and Electrical Insulation Society, US. (DEIS)
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK. (IET)
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
  • Technical Committee on Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Atmosphere, IEC/TC31 (Malaysian Section)

High Voltage Lab


Dr. Mohamed Afendi Mohamed Piah (M.A.M. Piah) is an associate professor at Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and a fellow member of the Institute of High Voltage and High Current (IVAT). He is also a Signatory of High Voltage Testing accreditation lab of ISO/IEC 17025. He received the B.Elect. Eng. degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1986, M.Sc in Power System from University of Strathclyde, UK in 1990 and PhD in High Voltage Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2004. He was appointed as an assistant director (Test and Calibration Division) of IVAT from 1996-2000 and Deputy Director of IVAT from 2007-2009. Currently, he is a Head of Electrical Power Department, Faculty of Electrical Engineering. He has been involved in testing and calibration of high voltage equipments. His research interests include high voltage insulation diagnostic and co-ordination, electrical discharges, polymer nanocomposites insulating materials and insulator condition monitoring.

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