Dr. Ooi Chia Ai

B.Sc. (Eng.) (Hons), M.Sc. (Eng.), Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer

Tel: +604 599 6076
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I am looking for prospective Master and PhD students to work on energy storage systems and related research fields such as power electronics converter and system control in renewable energy systems. If you are interested and would like further information, please drop me an email at Alamat emel ini dilindungi dari Spambot. Anda perlu hidupkan JavaScript untuk melihatnya.. Financial assistance is available for applications.

 

I am open to discussions with prospective students about funding opportunities to apply for. Remember funds are limited and the application might take several months, so start early by getting in touch with me now!

 

Biography


Dr. Ooi Chia Ai received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering where she was one of the researchers on Energy Storage for Low Carbon Grids project funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the United Kingdom (UK). The research project includes the participation of eleven universities in the UK and 27 industry partners in the EU. Currently, she is a Senior Lecturer at Universiti Sains Malaysia. She conducts teaching and research in the areas of energy storage, power electronics, renewable energy, energy management and power system.

Research Interest

  • Energy Storage
  • Power Electronics Converter and System Control
  • Power Electronics for Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Energy Systems
  • Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management
  • High Voltage DC (HVDC) Transmission
  • Energy Conversion
  • Electrical Drives
  • Power System

Research Experience

2008-2010 ScienceFund Research Grant, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia (Completed)
Position: Project Leader

2010-2012 Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia (Completed)
Position: Project Leader

2012-2016 UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC): Energy Storage for Low Carbon Grids (Completed)
Position: Project Member

2016-2019 Short Term Grant Scheme, USM (Ongoing)
Position: Project Leader

(A complete list of publication can be found here)

C.A. Ooi, J. Teh, “Bank Division Topology for Existing Hierarchical Balancing Control in a Grid-scale Battery Energy Storage System,” Springer Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering 547, pp. 151-157, 2019.

A. B. Ahmad, C.A. Ooi, D. Ishak, J. Teh, “Cell Balancing Topologies in Battery Energy Storage Systems: A Review,” Springer Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering 547, pp. 159-165, 2019.

A. B. Ahmad, C. A. Ooi, D. Ishak, J. Teh, “State-of-Charge Balancing Control for ON/OFF-line Internal Cells Using Hybrid Modular Multi-level Converter and Parallel Modular Dual L-Bridge in a Grid-scale Battery Energy Storage System,” IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 131 - 147, January 2019. 

J. Teh, C. A. Ooi, Y. H. Cheng, M. A Zainuri, C. M. Lai, “Composite Reliability Evaluation of Load Demand Side Management and Dynamic Thermal Rating Systems,” Energies, February 2018, 11, 466.

J. Teh, C. M. Lai, N. A. Muhamad, C. A. Ooi, Y. H. Cheng, M. A. Zainuri, M. K. Ishak, “Prospects of using The Dynamic Thermal Rating System for Reliable Electrical Networks: A Review,” IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp.  26765-26778, April 2018.

C. A. Ooi, D. Rogers, N. Jenkins, “Balancing Control for Grid-scale Battery Energy Storage System,” Proceedings of the ICE - Energy, vol. 168, no. 2, pp. 145–157, 2015.

C. A. Ooi, Efstratios Chatzinikolaou, D. Rogers, “Battery Balancing Utilising a Full-bridge Modular Multilevel Converter,” EPSRC Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference, 29-30 June 2015, University of Nottingham.

C. A. Ooi, D. Rogers, N. Jenkins, “State of Charge Balancing Control for Grid-Scale Energy Storage Systems Based on Cascaded H-Bridge Multilevel Inverter,” UK Energy Storage Conference 2014, 25-27 November 2014, The University of Warwick.

C. A. Ooi, D. Rogers, N. Jenkins, “State of Charge Balancing Control of Grid-Scale Energy Storage Systems using Cascaded H-Bridge Multilevel Inverter,” 5th HVDC Colloquium, 9-11 July 2014, Imperial College London.

Last Updated on 02.07.2019

Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA)

Keen to pursue postgraduate study? 

Graduate Research Assistantship available in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

 

I am looking for prospective Master and PhD students to work on energy storage systems and related research fields such as power electronics converter and system control in renewable energy systems. If you are interested and would like further information, please drop me an email at Alamat emel ini dilindungi dari Spambot. Anda perlu hidupkan JavaScript untuk melihatnya.. Financial assistance is available for applications.

 

I am open to discussions with prospective students about funding opportunities to apply for. Remember funds are limited and the application might take several months, so start early by getting in touch with me now!

Contact:

Dr. Ooi Chia Ai

School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Tel: +604 599 6076
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Last Updated on 02.07.2019