4 October - 7 October 2020 // Waterfront Hotel in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

ICSGCE Keynote Speakers

Prof. Yun Seng Lim (Senior Member of IEEE)
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Biography of Prof. Yun Seng Lim is available at http://www.icsgce.com/?person/24

Keynote Talk:  To appear
[Abstract] To appear.

Prof. Omar bin Yaakob 
(Associate of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia)
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Keynote Talk: Ocean Renewable Energy Initiatives in South East Asia (Click here for abstract)
Biography: Prof. Omar bin Yaakob completed a Master Degree in Marine Technology and a Ph.D. at the University of Newcastle, United Kingdom. He started his career at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Thermal Fluids, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in August 1983. He was appointed an Associate Professor in 2000 and a Professor in 2011.

In the early stages of his career at UTM, Professor Omar focussed on teaching and R&D in the fields of naval architecture, ship design, hydrodynamics, marine transportation, management and operation.

In the early 2000s, he moved on to pioneer a new field in Malaysia: ocean renewable energy and marine environment. His acknowledged experience and expertise in this field led to an invitation to represent Malaysia in a forum on ocean renewable energy at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York in 2012. He has also represented Malaysia several times at meetings of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on marine environment protection since 2010.

His main areas of expertise are Ocean Engineering, Marine Environment and Ocean Renewable Energy. The Royal Institution of Naval Architects appointed him as a Fellow in 2010 and the UK Engineering Council accorded him a Chartered Engineer status in the same year.

He was appointed as a member of the Marine Environment Committee of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. In addition, he was also appointed as an Associate of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia.

He is one of the founding member of South East Asia Collaboration on Ocean Renewable Energy (SEAcORE), a member of IOC-Westpac Working Group on Marine Renewable Energy as well as a permanent member of the Organising Committee of Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference series (AWTEC).

Prof. Eng Yoke Kee 
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia 

Keynote Talk:  Road to Paris: Assessing the Current State of Renewable Energy Transition (Click here for abstract)

Biography: Dr. Eng Yoke Kee is a Professor in the Faculty of Business & Finance, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia. She obtained her Bachelor, Master of Science Degree, and Ph.D. from the Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia. She also obtained Diploma in Panel Econometrics taught by Professor Jeffrey Wooldridge and Professor Steve Bond.

Prof. Eng's research activity mainly covers the application of econometric analysis on wide-ranging economic issues. She has extensively used statistical packages such as Stata, EViews, Matlab, and Gauss in her research works as well as in statistical laboratory for the teaching of time series analysis and econometrics. Her articles have been published in China Economic Review, Economics Letters, Economic Modelling, International Review of Economics and Finance, Review of Development Economics, Economic System, The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, among many others.

She has been regularly invited to conduct time series and panel econometric workshops in both public and private universities since 2013, during which she shared with the participants about the originality and beauty of econometrics through replications.



Venue:  Waterfront Hotel in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia,
              68 Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg,
              93000 Kuching,
              Sarawak, Malaysia
Website: www.thewaterfrontkuching.com 
Email: izora@thewaterfrontkuching.com
Tel.: +60-82-227-227

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