2024 8th International Conference on Hydrodynamics, Energy and Electric Power System (HEEPS 2024)

Publication Chair


Prof. Dr. Ishak Bin Aris

Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia


Currently, Dr. Ishak bin Aris is a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, and was the Deputy Director of the Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (2007-2010). He was also an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia (15 August 2017 – 14 August 2020). He was an Honorary Professor from the School of Engineering & Technology Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India on 26th Oct. 2017. Before this appointment, he was a Malaysian Army officer and a lecturer at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia. He graduated from the George Washington University, USA, in Electrical Engineering (1988). He obtained his MSc in Power Electronics Engineering from the University of Bradford/ Loughborough University of Technology, United Kingdom (1991) and his PhD degree from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom (1995), respectively. 

His areas of research interest include renewable energy systems, automotive power train system, vehicle communication and networks, power electronics and drive systems, electric vehicle power trains, wireless EV charging systems, BMS, Battery Pack systems, Intelligent Energy Efficient vehicles, artificial intelligence, image processing, avionics, UAV, sensor system, robotic system, and IoT systems. 

He has more than 28 years of experience in teaching electrical and electronics engineering courses, developing electrical engineering laboratories, developing curricula for Electrical and Electronic Engineering bachelor and post-graduate programs, and supervising more than 74 undergraduates and more than 100 post-graduates students (13 Ph.D. and 31 Master students have graduated under him as the main supervisor and 20 Ph.D. and 34 Master students have graduated under him as the co-supervisor). Currently, he is supervising 4 PhD and 3 Master's students as the main supervisor. He also has served as an independent thesis examiner for UPM and an external examiner for many local and international universities.