PES YP Malaysia Section: Webinar on Electric Vehicle Charging- Development in Malaysia

A webinar was carried out on 24th April 2020 at 3:00 PM (Malaysian Standard Time
GMT + 08:00) via Cisco Webex Meetings. There were two technical presentations in the same webinar with two different guests. The first guest speaker was Dr Che Hang Seng. Dr Che currently serves as a senior lecturer in Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Center (UMPEDAC), University of Malaya, Malaysia. The second guest speaker was Ir. Lee Yuen How. Ir. Lee serves as a Director EV Connection Sdn Bhd. The webinar turned out to be a massive success where we had 211 participants registered and due to the limitation of Cisco Webex, we could only accommodate 100 participants. The rest of the participants was asked to join on YouTube where the Webinar was broadcasted live. Overall, we had around 150 participants both Webex and Youtube who joined the webinar. The participant were from all over the world, eg: we had participants from India, US, Pakistan, Peru, Ecuador and etc.

In this webinar the audience was exposed to current trend of EV charging in Malaysia. On the other hand, the audience also gained some knowledge on development of EV charging in Malaysia in comparison with other country like China. The talk was held for more than 2 hours as the Q&A session was long because participants were very interested in the topic and many questions were raised.

Figure 1: First speaker introduction

Figure 2: Second speaker’s Introduction

Figure 3: Speaker explaining on AC and DC charger

Figure 4: Detailed explanation by speaker on AC charger system

Figure 5: Speaker explaining other’s researcher work on EV charging control system

Figure 5: Ir Lee talking on China’s EV development

Amardeep Singh Dhillon A/L Gurdir Singh
SB Engagement Coordinator, Central 1 Region – IEEE Malaysia Section
Ambassador – IEEE PES Young Professional (YP), Malaysia Section
Ambassador, IEEE Monash University Student Branch – IEEEXtreme 14.0, Malaysia Section
Malaysia Section Lead – IEEEXtreme 14.0 Public Relations Team