Admission Inquiry

Dr. Jeyraj Selvaraj

Dr. Jeyraj Selvaraj

  • Visiting Professor
  • Contact Details:

    Email :

    Contact Number :+60322463246

  • Qualifications

    • 2005 - 2009, PhD - University of Malaya, Malaysia Major: Power Electronics
    • 2003 - 2004, M.Sc - University of Birmingham & University of Nottingham, U.K Major: Power Electronics & Drives
    • 1998 - 2002, B.Eng – Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia Major: Electronics Engineering


  • Hossain, M.S., Pandey, A.K. , Tunio, M.A., Selvaraj, J.,Rahim, N.A. (2017). The Hybrid Solar Power/Wind System for Energy Production, Observation, Application, and Simulation. In M.G. Rasul, A. K. Azad and S. C. Sharma (Eds.), Clean energy for sustainable development (pp 337- 368). UK: Elsevier. (ISI Indexed)
  • N.A. Rahim · Selvaraj, J · M.S. Hossain · A.K. Pandey, Emerging Energy Alternatives for Sustainable Development in Malaysia, Emerging Energy Alternatives for Sustainable Environment, Chapter: 4, Publisher: TERI Press, Editors: D P Singh, Richa Kothari and V V Tyagi, pp.75-97
  • S. Hr. Aghay Kaboli, A. Mohammadi, A. Falahpour, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Selvaraj, J, (2017)" Fuzzy Logic Based Encoder-Less Speed Control of PMSM for Hub Motor Drives. Fuzzy Control Systems: Design, Analysis, and Performance Evaluation (pp 77-140). Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York


  • Aamir Amir, Asim Amir, Selvaraj. J, Nasrudin Abd Rahim," Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System Employing A Single-Phase T-Type Cascaded H-Bridge Inverter", Solar Energy 199 (2020), pg 645-656
  • M.S. Hossain, A.K. Pandey, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Selvaraj. J, V. V. Tyagi, M. M. Islam, "Self-Cleaning Assisted Photovoltaic System With Thermal Energy Storage: Design and Performance Evaluation", Solar Energy 206(2020), pg 487-498.
  • M. Tousizadeh, H. S. Che, Selvaraj, J, N. Abd Rahim and B. T. Ooi, "Fault-Tolerant Field Oriented Control of Three-Phase Induction Motor based on Unified Feed-forward Method," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 8 pp. 7172-7183, August 2019.
  • M. S. Hossain, A. K. Pandey, Selvaraj. J, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Ahmad Rivai, V. V. Tyagi, “Thermal performance analysis of parallel serpentine flow based photovoltaic/thermal (PV/T) system under composite climate of Malaysia”. Applied Thermal Engineering 153 (2019), 861-871
  • M.S. Hossain, N. A. Rahim, M.M. Aman, Selvaraj. J, Application of ANOVA Method to Study Solar Energy for Hydrogen Production, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 44 (2019), 14571-14579, 2019.
  • M.S. Hossain, A.K. Pandey , Selvaraj, J , Nasrudin Abd Rahim, M.M. Islam ,V.V. Tyagi ,"Two side serpentine flow based photovoltaic-thermal-phase change materials (PVT-PCM) system: Energy, exergy and economic analysis" Renewable Energy 136 (2019) 1320-1336
  • M.Z. Hossain, N.A. Rahim, Selvaraj, J, "Recent progress and development on power DC-DC converter topology, control, design and applications: A review" Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 81 (2018) 205–230
  • M. Zakir Hossain, Selvaraj, J, N. A. Rahim (2018). “High voltage-gain full-bridge cascaded dc-dc converter for photovoltaic application”. PLoS ONE, 13(11).
  • Oh T. H., Hasanuzzaman M., Selvaraj J., Teo S. C., Chua S. C. (2018). “Energy Policy and Alternative Energy in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges for Sustainable Growth - An update”, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 81 (2018), 3021-3031
  • Mahdi Tousizadeh, Hang Seng Che, Selvaraj, J, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Boon-Teck Ooi (2018), “Performance Comparison of Fault-Tolerant Three-Phase Induction Motor Drives Considering Current and Voltage Limits”. IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics.
  • Asim Amir, Aamir Amir, Che Hang Seng, Ahmad El Khateb, Selvaraj, J, N.A. Rahim, “Application of modified classical numerical methods for DMPPT on Buck and Boost converters”, Solar Energy, Volume 173,2018, Pages 437-448,
  • Pandey, A. K., Hossain, M.S., Tyagi, V.V., Rahim, N.A., Selvaraj, J., Sari, A. (2018). "Novel approaches and recent developments on potential applications of phase change materials in solar energy." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 82, Part 1: 281-323.
  • Jia Ying Yong, V.K Ramachandaramurthy, Kang Miao Tan, Selvaraj, J ,"Experimental Validation of a Three-Phase Off-Board Electric Vehicle Charger With New Power Grid Voltage Control" IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, Vol. 9, No. 4 pp. 2703-2713, July 2018
  • M. M. Rahman, Selvaraj, J, N.A. Rahim, M. Hasanuzzaman. 2018. “Global Modern Monitoring Systems for PV based power generation: A Review”, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 82, 4142–4158
  • Yusof, N.A, Mohd Rosli, H. Mokhlis, H. Karimi, M., Selvaraj. J, Sapari N.M, “A new under-voltage load shedding scheme for isolated distribution system based on voltage stability indices”, IEEJ Transaction on Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • S.S Khaleduzzaman, I.M Mahbubul, M.R Sohel, R. Saidur, Selvaraj,J, (2017) T.A Ward, M.E. Niza, “Experimental analysis of energy and friction factor for titanium dioxide nanofluid in a water block heat sink”, Intrnational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 115, Part B, 77-85
  • Amir, A., Asim Amir, Selvaraj, J, Nasrudin A.Rahim, Abdullah M.Abusorrah. (2017). "Conventional and modified MPPT techniques with direct control and dual scaled adaptive step-size." Solar Energy 157(Supplement C): 1017-1031.
  • M.A.A. Mamun, M. Hasanuzzaman, Selvaraj, J (2017) “Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Partial Shading on Photovoltaic Performance”, IET Renewable Power Generation 11(7) 912-921.
  • Kaboli, S. H. A., Fallahpour, A., Selvaraj, J., & Rahim, N. A. (2017). “Long-term electrical energy consumption formulating and forecasting via optimized gene expression programming”. Energy, 126, 144- 164. doi:10.1016/
  • Aghay Kaboli, S. H., Selvaraj, J., & Rahim, N. A. (2017). “Rain-fall optimization algorithm: A population based algorithm for solving constrained optimization problems” Journal of Computational Science, 19, 31- 42. doi:10.1016/j.jocs.2016.12.010
  • M.S. Hossain, N.A. Madlool, Nasrudin Abd. Rahim, Selvaraj, J, Abdul Faheem Khan and A.K. Pandey. “Role of smart grid in renewable energy: An overview”. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews: 60(2016)1168–1184.
  • S.S. Khaleduzzaman, M.R. Sohel, I.M. Mahbubul, R. Saidur, Selvaraj, J, "Exergy and entropy generation analysis of TiO2 water nanofluid flow through the water block as an electronics device", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 101 (2016) 104 111
  • Hossain, M. S., Pandey, A. K., Tunio, M. A., Selvaraj, J., Hoque, K. E., & Rahim, N. A. (2016). “Thermal and economic analysis of low-cost modified flat-plate solar water heater with parallel two-side serpentine flow”. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 123(1), 793-806. doi:10.1007/s10973- 015-4883-7
  • Pandey, A. K., Tyagi, V. V., Selvaraj, J. A., Rahim, N. A., & Tyagi, S. K. (2016). “Recent advances in solar photovoltaic systems for emerging trends and advanced applications”. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 53, 859-884. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2015.09.043
  • Nurul Farhana Abdul Hamid, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, and Selvaraj, J, "Solar cell parameters identification using hybrid Nelder-Mead and modified particle swarm optimization"JOURNAL OF RENEWABLE AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY 8, 015502 (2016)
  • Kaboli, S. H. A., Selvaraj, J., & Rahim, N. A. (2016). “Long-term electric energy consumption forecasting via artificial cooperative search algorithm”. Energy, 115, 857-871. doi:10.1016/
  • Eid, B. M., Rahim, N. A., Selvaraj, J., & El Khateb, A. H. (2016). “Control methods and objectives for electronically coupled distributed energy resources in microgrids: A review”. IEEE Systems Journal, 10(2), 446-458. doi:10.1109/JSYST.2013.2296075
  • Eid, B. M., Rahim, N. A., Selvaraj, J., & Williams, B. W. (2016). “Electronically coupled distributed generation modeling and control strategies for microgrid applications”. Applied Mathematics and Information Sciences, 10(4), 1343-1353. doi:10.18576/amis/100413
  • Hossain MS, Pandey AK, Tunio MA, Selvaraj J, Al-Fatlawi AWA, Hoque KE. “Statistical Modeling for Hydrogen Production Using Wind Energy”. International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing, 2016; 4(3):218-222.
  • A. Amir, A. Amir, Selvaraj, J, N.A. Rahim. (2016). “Study of the MPP tracking algorithms: Focusing the numerical method techniques”. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Volume 62, September 2016, Pages 350 371
  • M. Hosenuzzaman,N.A. Rahim,, Selvaraj, J, M.Hasanuzzaman, A.B.M.A. Malek, A. Nahar,"Global prospects, progress, policies, and environmental impact of solar photovoltaic power generation", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 41, January 2015, Pages 284-297
  • A. El Khateb, N. A. Rahim , Selvaraj J, B. W. Williams, “DC-to-DC Converter with Low Input Current Ripple for Maximum Photovoltaic Power Extraction”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  • Osman, S.R., Rahim, N.A., Selvaraj, J., Al-Turki, Y.A. "Single Sensor Charging System with MPPT Capability for Standalone Streetlight Applications", Journal of Power Electronics, Volume 15, Issue 4, 1 July 2015, Pages 929-938
  • Chin Yew Tan, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Selvaraj, J, "Employing Dual Scaling Mode For Adaptive Hill Climbing Method on Buck Converter", IET Renewable Power Generation
  • Hossain, M.S., Pandey, A.K., Tunio, M.A., Selvaraj, J., Hoque, K.E., Rahim, N.A., "Thermal and Economic Analysis of Low-Cost Modified Flat-Plate Solar Water Heater With Parallel Two-Side Serpentine Flow", Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 8 July 2015
  • S.S. Khaleduzzamana, M.R. Sohela, R. Saidura, I.M. Mahbubula, I.M. Shahrula, B.A. Akashc, Selvaraj, J. 2014. “Energy and exergy analysis of alumina-water nanofluid for an electronic liquid cooling system”. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 57(2014):118-127
  • S.S. Khaleduzzaman , R. Saidur , I.M. Mahbubul , T.A. Ward , M.R. Sohel , I.M. Shahrul , Selvaraj, J , and M.M. Rahman. 2014. “Energy, Exergy, and Friction Factor Analysis of Nanofluid as a Coolant for Electronics”. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 53(25): 10512-10518
  • B. Eid, N. A. Rahim, Selvaraj, J and A El Khateb, “Control Methods and Objectives for Electronically Coupled Distributed Energy Resources in Microgrids: A Review” , IEEE Systems Journal.
  • A. El Khateb, N. A. Rahim , Selvaraj, J, M. N. Uddin, “Fuzzy Logic Controller Based SEPIC Converter of Maximum Power Point Tracking” , IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications.
  • Ku Nurul Edhura Ku Ahmad, Selvaraj, J, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, “A review of the islanding detection methods in grid-connected PV inverters”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 21, May 2013, Pages 756-766, ISSN 1364-0321, 10.1016/j.rser.2013.01.018.
  • Mohd Zaifulrizal Zainol, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Selvaraj, J, “Design and analysis of contactless transformer using series resonant converter”, PRZEGLAD ELEKTROTECHNICZNY,Vol. 2013, No 5,pages 193-195
  • A. El Khateb, N. A. Rahim, Selvaraj J, "Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Approach of a Maximum Power Point Tracking Employing SEPIC Converter for Photovoltaic System", Journal of Clean Energy Technologies Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 41-44, January 2013.
  • S.M. Moosavian, N.A.Rahim, Selvaraj, J, K.H.Solangi, Energy Policy to Promote Photovoltaic Generation”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 25(2013) 44-58
  • V.V Tyagi, Nurul A.A. Rahim, N.A. Rahim, Selvaraj, J, “Progress in Solar PV Technology: Research and Achievement”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 20(2013) 443-461
  • Seyed Mahdi Moosavian, Mostafa Modiri-Delshad, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, and Selvaraj, J, “Imperialistic competition algorithm: Novel advanced approach to optimal sizing of hybrid power system”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 5, 053141(2013) 1-13
  • Ku Nurul Edhura Ku Ahmad ⇑, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Selvaraj, J, Ahmad Rivai, Krismadinata Chaniago, “An effective passive islanding detection method for PV single-phase grid-connected inverter”, Solar Energy 97 (2013) 155-167
  • A. El Khateb, N. A. Rahim, Selvaraj, J, M. N. Uddin, “Maximum Power Point Tracking of SEPIC Converter Employing a Novel Optimization Technique for PID Controller”, IET Power Electronics, vol.6, no.6, pp. 1111-1121, July 2013.
  • A. El Khateb, N. A. Rahim, Selvaraj, J, “Novel Cuk-Buck MPPT Battery Charger for Standalone PVInverter Applications” , International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE). vol. 7. no. 2, pp. 3749- 3758, April 2012.
  • Rahim Nasrudin A.; Chaniago Krismadinata; Selvaraj, J, “Single-Phase Seven-Level Grid-Connected Inverter for Photovoltaic System” 2011 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS Volume: 58 Issue: 6 Pages: 2435- 2443
  • Ismail, Mohd. Afiq; Tamchek, Nizam; Abu Hassan, Muhammad Rosdi; Dambul, Katrina D.; Selvaraj, J; Abd Rahim, Nasrudin; Sandoghchi, Seyed Reza; Adikan, Faisal Rafiq Mahamd; “A Fiber Bragg GratingBimetal Temperature Sensor for Solar Panel Inverters” ; SENSORS, Vol. 11, Issue 9, pp. 8665 8673, September 2011
  • Rahim,N.A, Selvaraj, J, "Multistring Five-Level Inverter With Novel PWM Control Scheme for PV Application" IEEE Transactions On Industrial Electronics, Vol. 57, No. 6, June 2010
  • Krismadinata, N. A Rahim and Selvaraj, J "A Modified-H Bridge Multilevel Inverter for Photovoltaic System" IEICE Electronics Express Vol.7, No.11, 751-758
  • Rahim, N.A.; Selvaraj, J.; Chaniago, K.; “Five-Level Inverter with Dual Reference Modulation Technique for Grid-Connected PV System”, International Journal of Renewable Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 35, Issue 3, p.p 712- 720
  • Rahim, N.A.; Selvaraj, J.; Chaniago, K.; “A Novel PWM Multilevel Inverter For PV Application”, IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 6, No. 15, pp. 1105-1111, August 2009.
  • Selvaraj, J, N. A. Rahim "A Novel PWM Modulation For Grid-Connected Multilevel Inverter" Journal of renewable and Sustainable Energy 2009
  • Selvaraj, J.; Rahim, N. A.; “Multilevel Inverter for Grid-Connected PV System Employing Digital PI Controller” , IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 149-158, January 2009


  • 2005 - 2009 PhD - University of Malaya, Malaysia Major: Power Electronics
  • 2003 - 2004 M.Sc - University of Birmingham & University of Nottingham, U.K Major: Power Electronics & Drives
  • 1998 - 2002 B.Eng – Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia Major: Electronics Engineering


  • July 2015 - Associate Professor, University of Malaya Present
  • September 2009 - Senior Lecturer, University of Malaya July 2015


  • Postgraduate Power Quality in Industry, Solar Energy, Energy and Sustainable Development, Modern Control of Power Electronics and Application, Computational Mathematics, Issues in Involving Energy Efficiency
  • Undergraduate Electrical Machines and Drives, Control and Instrumentation, Circuit Analysis, Motor Drives, Industrial Control and Design


  • Malaysia 1) Member of Working Group on Solar Photovoltaic System
    2) Board of Engineers Malaysia
    3) Institute of Engineers Malaysia
  • International 1) Malaysian Representative to IEC TC 82/WG 8 on PV Cells
    2) Member of IEEE


  • PHD Completed: 9 students
    Ongoing : 7 students
  • MASTERS Completed: 8 students
    Ongoing : 5 students


  • 2015- 2018 Monitoring and Control of A Grid-Connected PV System on Residential Buildings Principle Investigator – (RM 94,000.00)
  • 2014- 2016 A Fundamental Analysis on DC-to-DC Converter for Maximum Power Application Principle Investigator – (RM 85,000.00) 2013 – 2014 A New High Performance MPPT for Solar System Principle Investigator – (RM 81,000.00) 2011 - 2013 Optimized PID Controller for SEPIC MPPT Control of Three Phase Photovoltaic Inverter Principle Investigator – (RM 120,000.00)
  • 2010 – 2012 Fundamental Analysis on Multilevel Inverter for Water Pump System Principle Investigator – (RM 40,000.00)
  • 2015 -2017 A Study on the Fundamental Relationship Between Frequency Variation and Reactive Power Injection for Active Anti-Islanding of Distributed Generation System Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 90,000.00)
  • 2012 -2016 Campus Network Smart Grid System for Energy Security Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 3,292,800.00)
  • 2012 -2016 Hybrid Solar Energy Research Suitable for Rural Electrification Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 4,006,000.00)
  • 2012 -2016 Analysis of Cooling Effect and Performance Improvement of Solar PV Module Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 117,500.00)
  • 2014 -2016 Zero Emission Fuel Cell Vehicle Powered by Hydrogen Energy – Power Control Technology for Fuel Cell Vehicles Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 583,375.00)
  • 2015 -2018 Impact of PV/T on Net Zero Energy Residential Buildings in Malaysia Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 107,900.00)
  • 2015 -2016 Smart Energy Utilization Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 127,000.00)


  • 2019- 2021 Analysis on High Step Up DC-DC Converter With Efficient Power Point Tracking Under Variable Photovoltaic Irradiance Condition. Principle Investigator – (RM 117,000.00)
  • 2019- 2021 Development of Solar Photovoltaic Thermal Cooling System Principle Investigator – (RM 200,000.00)
  • 2017- 2019 Investigation of the Next Generation Renewable Energy Generators Based on M.o.r.e Intelligent Power Electronics Converter Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 189,000.00)
  • 2017- 2019 Baseline Study and Data Collection on Energy, Environment and Socio-Economics in Langkawi – United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 400,000.00)
  • 2019-2019 Development of Training Needs, Capacity Building And Standard To Support Electric Vehicle Value Chain In Malaysia Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 300,000.00)
  • 2019-2019 Development Of Electric Vehicle Roadmap Co-Principle Investigator – (RM 300,000.00)


  • 2020 AUA Scholars Award Asian Universities Alliance
  • 2019 Erasmus+ Mobility Programme Fellowship University Carlos III Madrid, Spain
  • 2017 Leaders in Innovation Fellowship (LIF) Awarded by Royal Academy of Engineering U.K
  • 2016 Research Training Fellowship for Developing Countries Scientists Awarded by Centre for Science & Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries