Dr. Saad Mekhilef

Distinguished Professor, School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Dr. Saad Mekhilef is an IEEE and IET Fellow. He is a Distinguished Professor at the School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technologies, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, an Honorary Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya, and a distinguished visiting professor at the Institute of Sustainable Energy, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia. He authored and co-authored more than 700 publications in academic journals and proceedings, five books with more than 50,000 citations, and more than 80 Ph.D. students who graduated under his supervision. He serves as an editorial board member for many top journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Open Journal of Industrial Electronics, IET Renewable Power Generation, Journal of Power Electronics, and International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications. 

Prof. Mekhilef has been listed by Thomson Reuters (Clarivate Analytics) as one of the world’s Highly Cited (World’s Top 1%) engineering researchers. He is also listed in the world’s top 2 % of scientists by “Stanford University”, USA. He is the recipient of the Swinburne Vice-Chancellor’s 2023 Research Excellence award. He is actively involved in industrial consultancy for major corporations in the Power Electronics and Renewable Energy projects. His research interests include Power Conversion Techniques, Control of Power Converters, Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT), Renewable Energy, and Energy Efficiency.