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Ph.D positions are available on finding solutions for the power networks of the future. Please send your CV to Dr. Charles Raymond Sarimuthu at, if you are interested to join.


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Personal profile


Charles Raymond A/L Sarimuthu graduated with B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering and the M.Eng. degree from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, in 2006 and 2010, respectively. He received his Ph.D in electrical power engineering from National Energy University, Malaysia in 2019. Prior to joining academic, he has served in a multinational electronic manufacturing company as an electrical engineer. From 2010 onwards, he has involved in electrical and electronics engineering degree program in various institution of higher learning namely AIMST University, Nilai University (Nilai U), Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College and Taylor’s University. In 2018, he started serving as a lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University Malaysia. He has vast experience in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students. His research interest includes, voltage control, power transformer, distribution systems and renewable energy. He has published in high ranking journal and involves actively as a reviewer for IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution journal. He is a member of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE).

Research interests

  • Voltage Control
  • Power Transformer
  • Distribution Networks
  • Distributed Generation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Smart Grid

Monash teaching commitment

  • ECE3051 - Electrical Energy Systems
  • ECE4053 - Electrical Energy-Generation and Supply
  • ECE5886/6886 - Smart Grids

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Electrical Engineering, Degree, Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya)

Electrical Energy and Power Systems, Masters, Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya)

Electrical Power Engineering, Ph.D, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (The National Energy University)

Research area keywords

  • Power systems
  • Power quality
  • Renewable energy
  • Smart grids

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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