2024 4th International Conference on New Energy and Power Engineering (ICNEPE 2024)

Keynote Speaker


Prof. Dr. Chong Kok-Keong

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia


Prof. Dr. Chong Kok-Keong received B.Sc. (Hons) 1st class degree from University of Malaya in 1998 and Ph.D. (Optical Engineering) degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2002. He is also Fulbright visiting scholar in Princeton University, USA for the period of Sep-Dec 2015. Currently, he is full professor in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman and a chartered engineer registered under the engineering council, United Kingdom. For research experience, he has been working in the field of solar energy engineering for more than 20 years and his research interest including concentrating solar power, concentrator photovoltaic system, photovoltaic, daylighting and solar thermal system. For research leadership, he has been principal investigator for seven external grants with total amount of more than USD 1 Million and leading multi-disciplinary research fund. For recognition of his contribution, Dr Chong has been honoured to receive Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM) 2018, Malaysia Toray Science Foundation (MTSF) Science & Technology Award 2017, JCI Ten Young Outstanding Malaysian (TOYM) Award 2013, Fulbright Scholar Award 2015-16, Gold Award in PECIPTA’17, as well as UTAR Research Excellence Award 2010 and UTAR Innovation Excellence Award 2012 & 2014. To honour his contribution in academics & research, he has been elected as Fellow of Academy of Science Malaysia 2019, Fellow of ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology (AAET) 2018, Associate Fellow of AAET 2013, Global Young Academy 2014, Young Affiliate Fellow for The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) 2011, Young Scientist Network-Academy of Science Malaysia 2012. In addition, he was invited to showcase research product in main exhibition hall of Malaysia Pavilion – World Expo 2017 Astana with theme “Future Energy”, which is the largest exhibition in the world. For the community services, he is appointed as sub-group leader of Working Group on Solar Photovoltaic System (WG/E/8-1), SIRIM, and Accreditation Committee Member of Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA).



Assoc. Prof. Muhyiddine Jradi

University of Southern Denmark, Denmark


Muhyiddine Jradi, PhD, is an Associate Professor in Energy Engineering and the leader of the Smart Building Energy Applications Group at the Center of Energy Informatics at the University of Southern Denmark. He has a mechanical engineering background and received his PhD degree in Sustainable Building and Energy Technologies from the University of Nottingham, in 2014. Dr Jradi’s main research interests include energy efficient systems, building energy services and technologies, digital twins, energy renovation, multi-generation systems, renewable energy and energy storage. Dr Jradi is currently leading and taking part in multiple international research projects in collaboration with industrial partners and public parities with funding exceeding 8 million USD. In addition, he is serving as a member of multiple journal editorial boards and international conferences’ scientific committees. He has received multiple awards including the Dean of Engineering Research Scholarship for International Excellence from the University of Nottingham and the Sakkal Renewable Energy Award from the American University of Beirut. Dr Jradi research work has led to more than 180 academic publications in leading journals and international conferences.


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Assoc. Prof. Jia Cui

Shenyang University of Technology, China


Jia Cui, Associate Professor, Master Supervisor, PhD, Deputy Director of New Energy Science and Engineering Department. He is the leader of multi-energy system and network analysis research team and the scientific and technological research team of source-grid-load-storage multi-layer interactive control technology, mainly researching new power system, clean energy consumption, intelligent control of energy Internet, electric power big data and other interdisciplinary subjects. He has published more than 30 scientific and technical papers, 5 of which were included in SCI, 20 were included in EI, 2 of which have a compound impact factor of 3.953, which is ranked first in 103 domestic electrical engineering journals. He has undertaken 25 scientific research projects with a total funding of more than 9 million RMB.