CURRICULUM VITAE
  • Name : MOHD. YUSOF BIN HJ. OTHMAN
  • Qualifications :

    BSc (Hon) - UKM 1976 - Physics

    MSc - Univ. of London - Solid State Physics

    PhD - Univ. of Aston - Water-to-water Heat Pump System

    Council member World Renewable Energy Network

    WREN (Pioneer)

    National Award of Maal Hijrah 1427

  • Specialisation :

    Physic

    Solar Thermal Systems

    Photovoltaic Systems

  • Areas of Research :

    Solar Drying Technologies

    Solar Hot Water System

    Photovoltaic Technology

  • Current Projects and Grants :

    1. Development of solar assisted drying system using V-groove collector for preservation of tropical fruit; IRPA 02-02-02-0007-EA109 (RM197,000.00)

    2. Development of trackable day lighting system using fibre optic for core daylighting in Malaysian building; IRPA 02-02-02-0011-EA0001 (RM180,000.00)

    3. Development of solar photovoltaic-electrolyser hydrogen production system; IRPA 03-02-02-0005-PR0023/11-10 (RM2,048,582.00)

    4. Development of solar-assisted drying system for medicinal herbs; IRPA 02-02-02-0013 (RM229,000.00)

    5. Development of solar collector absorber tubes with carbon particle reinforced thermoplastic natural rubber; 02-02-02-0017 (RM200,000.00)

    6. Development of solar light pipes for passive core daylighting in Malaysian building; 02-02-02-0018 (RM302,000.00)

    7. Development of innovative drying technology for industrial powder and fibrous material, IRPA 03-02-02-0028 (RM863,392.00)

    8. Development of a glass fibre reinforced polyester thermosyphon solar hot water heater with integrated storage system,  IRPA02-02-02-0012 (RM204,000.00)

    9. Development of a glass fibre reinforced polyester solar thermal water pumping system using the Stirling engine, IRPA09-02-02-0057 (RM184,000.00)

    10. Development of Solar Energy Technology,  IRPA02-02-02-0001 (RM392,000.00)

     

  • Selected Publications :

    MYH Othman, K Sopian, B Yatim and WRWD, 2006. Development of Advanced Solar Assisted Drying Systems. Renewable Energy Vol 31(5). pp 703-709

    Mohd Yusof Hj Othman, Baharudin Yatim, Kamaruzzaman Sopian and Moha NAzari Abu Bakar, 2005. Performance analysis of a double-pass photovltaic/thermal (PV/T) solar collector with CPC and fins. Renewable Energy Vol 30(13) pp 2005-2017

    K. Sopian, M. Syahri, S. Abdullah, M.Y Othman and B. Yatim, 2004. Performance of a non-metallic unglazed solar water heater with integrated storage system. Renewable Energy 29(9) pp 1421-1430

    Mohd. Yusof Hj. Othman and Kamaruzzaman Sopian, 2002. Teknologi Tenaga Suria (Solar Energy Technology), Kuala Lumpur, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (book in Malay)

    K. Sopian, M. Syahri, S. Abdullah, M. Y. Othman and B. Yatim, 2004. Performance of a non-metallic unglazed solar water heater with integrated storage system, Renewable Energy, Vol. 29(9) pp. 1421-1430

    Zain-Ahmed A, Sopian, K, Zainol Abidin Z, Othman M. Y. H., 2002. The Availability of Daylight from Tropical Skies – A Case Study of Malaysia. Renewable Energy Vol. 25(1). 21-30.

    K. Sopian, R. Zulkifli, J. Sahari, and M.Y. Othman, 2002. Thermal Performance of Thermoplastic Natural Rubber Solar Collector. Journal of Material Processing and Technology, Vol 123 (1), pp 179 - 184,

     

    Azni Zain Ahmad, K. Sopian, M.Y. Othman and A.A.M Sayigh, 2002. Daylighting as a passive solar design strategy in tropical building: a case study of Malaysia, Energy Conversion and Management, An International Journal, Vol 43(13), pp 1725 - 1736.

     

    K. Sopian, H. Zainuddin, B. Yatim, M. Y. Othman, 2001. Performance Analysis of a Grid Connected Photovoltaic System for Residential Application, Journal of Industrial Technology, 10 (2), 47 - 57.

     

    Sopian K., Othman M. Y., Ruslan M. H. and Yatim B., 2001. Performance of a Solar Assisted Drying System for Chilies. Int. Journal of Renewable Energy Engineering Vol 3(1). 268-272

     

    Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Mohd Yusof Othman and Mohd Azhar Abd. Rahman, 2004. Performance of a Photovoltaic Diesel Hybrid Systems in Malaysia. Proc. of The 3rd International Conference on Fuel Conservation in Building. Iranian Fuel Conservation Organization & WREN. Hlm 129-135.

     

    Mohd Yusof Othman, Baharudin Yatim, Kamaruzzaman Sopian and Mohd. Nazeri Abu Bakar, 2004. Performance Evaluation of A Double-pass Photovoltaic Thermal (PV/T) Solar Collector. Proc. of The 3rd International Conference on Fuel Conservation in Building. Iranian Fuel Conservation Organization & WREN. Hlm 193-203.

     

    K. Sopian and M. Y. Othman, 2003. Renewable energy Resources and Applications: A Global Perspective. Proc. of Int. Conf. on Mineral and Energy Resources Management 2003. University of Pembangunan Nasional (UPN) “Veteran”, Yokyakarta. Hlm 2-19.

     

    M. Z. Ibrahim, K. Sopian, W. R. W. Daud M. Y. Othman, B. Yatim and T. N. Veziroglu, 2003. A Study of Wind Hydrogen Production Systems for Malaysia. Proc. of Int. Symposium on Renewable Energy: Environment Protection and Energy Solution for Sustainable Development. Malaysian Institute of Energy, WREN, ISESCO. Pp. 273-282.

     

    Mohd. Nazari Abu Bakar, Baharudin Yatim, Mohd Yusof Hj. Othman and Kamaruzzaman Sopian, 2003. Double-Pass Photovoltaic Thermal Solar Collector with Advanced Heat Transfer Features. Proc. of Int. Symposium on Renewable Energy: Environment Protection and Energy Solution for Sustainable Development. Malaysian Institute of Energy, WREN, ISESCO. Pp. 457-466.

     

    M. H. Ruslan, M.Y. Othman, B Yatim, K. Sopian and Z. Ibarahim, 2003. Force Convective Solar Dryer. Proc. of Int. Symposium on Renewable Energy: Environment Protection and Energy Solution for Sustainable Development. Malaysian Institute of Energy, WREN, ISESCO. Pp. 671-680.

     

    M. H. Ruslan, M.Y. Othman, B Yatim, K. Sopian M. I. Ali and Z. Ibarahim, 2003. Photovoltaic Assisted Solar Drying System. Proc. of Int. Symposium on Renewable Energy: Environment Protection and Energy Solution for Sustainable Development. Malaysian Institute of Energy, WREN, ISESCO. Pp. 681-688.

     

    K. Sopian, M. Syahri, A. Shahrir, M.Y. Othman, and B Yatim, 2003. Cost Effectiveness Optimization of a Solar Hot Water Heater with Integrated Storage System. Proc. of Int. Symposium on Renewable Energy: Environment Protection and Energy Solution for Sustainable Development. Malaysian Institute of Energy, WREN, ISESCO. Pp. 769-774.

     

    M. Syahri, K. Sopian, S. Abdullah, M.Y. Othman, and B Yatim, 2003. Reducing the Heat Loss at Night Time From an Unglazed Solar Hot Water Heater with Integrated Storage System. Proc. of Int. Symposium on Renewable Energy: Environment Protection and Energy Solution for Sustainable Development. Malaysian Institute of Energy, WREN, ISESCO. Pp. 775-782.

     

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      Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
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      Malaysia
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