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Solar Energy Research Institute

Dr. Ahmad Fudholi

Email: a.fudholi@ukm.edu.my Phone: 03-89118479

Current Position: Research Fellow

Specialisation: Solar Drying, Solar Collectors, Photovoltaic/Thermal (PV/T), Energy Harvesting

Biography:
Ahmad Fudholi obtained his S.Si (2002) in physics. He has working experience about 4 years (2004-2008) as Head of Physics Department at Rab University Pekanbaru, Indonesia. A. Fudholi started his master course in Energy Technology (2005-2006) at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). After his master he became Research Assistant at the same university up to 2012. And after his Ph.D (2012) he became Postdoctoral up to 2013. His research interest is renewable energy, especially solar energy technology. He has published 64 papers in journals and conferences, which 21 papers in ISI index (11 Q1, 2 Q2, 1 Q3 and 1 Q4), 24 papers in Scopus index, and 52 international conferences paper in 2008 – 2014. In 2010-2012, 4 papers journals ISI and / Scopus index, 1 paper journal Q1 ISI (IF = 5:51). In 2013, 4 papers ISI journals Q1 (IF = 5:51, IF = 2.66, and 2 papers IF = 3.59). In 2014, 6 papers ISI journals Q1 (2 papers IF = 5:51, 2 papers IF = 3.59, 1 paper IF = 3.54, and 1 paper IF = 2.46), 2 Q2 (IF = 2,93 & IF = 1.08), and 1 Q4 (IF = 0.47).

Qualifications
Sarjana Sains (S.Si) in Physics (Universitas Riau), M.Sc in Energy Technology (UKM), Ph.D in Renewable Energy (UKM)

Areas of Research
Applied Physics, Energy Technology, Renewable Energy

Research/Consultation/Expansion

Publications Journals

 

Proceedings

  1. A. Fudholi, K. Sopian, M.Y. Othman, M.H. Ruslan, M.A. AlGhoul, A. Zaharim & Zulkifly. 2008. Heat transfer correlation for the v-groove solar collector. Proceedings of the 8th WSEAS International Conference on SIMULATION, MODELING and optimization (SMO’08), Santander, Cantabria, Spain, September 23-25, p. 177-182. (ISBN 978-960-474-007-9)
  2. A. Fudholi, M.H. Ruslan, M.Y. Othman, M. Yahya, A. Zaharim & K. Sopian. 2010. Experimental Study of the Double-Pass Solar Air Collector with Staggered Fins. Proceedings of the 9th WSEAS International Conference on SYSTEM SCIENCE and SIMULATION in ENGINEERING (ICOSSSE’10), Japan, October 4-6, p. 410-414. (ISBN 978-960-474-230-1)
  3. A. Fudholi, M.H. Ruslan, M.Y. Othman, M. Yahya, A. Zaharim & K. Sopian. 2010. Collector Efficiency of the Double-Pass Solar Air Collectors with Fins. Proceedings of the 9th WSEAS International Conference on SYSTEM SCIENCE and SIMULATION in ENGINEERING (ICOSSSE’10), Japan, October 4-6, p. 428-434. (ISBN 978-960-474-230-1)
  4. A. Fudholi, M.Y. Othman, M.H. Ruslan, M. Yahya, A. Zaharim & K. Sopian. 2011. Design and testing of solar dryer for drying kinetics of seaweed in Malaysia, in Proc. of the 5th Int. Conf. on Energy and Development- Environment – Biomedicine (EDEP’11, Corfu, p. 119-124.
  5. A. Fudholi, M. Y. Othman, M. H. Ruslan, M. Yahya, A. Zaharim & K. Sopian. 2011. The effects of drying air temperature and humidity on drying kinetics of seaweed, in Proc. of the 5th Int. Conf. on Energy and Development- Environment – Biomedicine (EDEP’11), Corfu, p. 129-133.
  6. A. Fudholi, M.Y. Othman, M. H. Ruslan, M. Yahya, A. Zaharim & K. Sopian. 2011. Techno-economic analysis of solar drying system for seaweed in Malaysia, in Proc. of the 7th IASME/WSEAS Int. Conf. on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Sustainable Development (EEESD,11), France, p. 89-95.
  7. A. Fudholi, M.H. Ruslan, L.C. Haw, S. Mat, M.Y. Othman, A. Zaharim & K. Sopian. 2012. Techno-economic analysis of a wind/PV hybrid system to provide electricity for household in Malaysia”, Proceedings of 9th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Fluid Mechanics (FLUIDS’12), USA, p. 246-250.
  8. A. Fudholi, M.H. Ruslan, L.C. Haw, S. Mat, M.Y. Othman, A. Zaharim & K. Sopian. 2012. Performance of Finned Double-Pass Solar Air Collector, in Recent Advances in Fluid Mechanics, Heat & Mass Transfer and Biology. USA, p. 121-126.
  9. A. Fudholi, M.H. Ruslan, L.C. Haw, S. Mat, M.Y. Othman, A. Zaharim & K. Sopian. 2012. Mathematical Model of Double-Pass Solar Air Collector with Longitudinal Fins, in Recent Advances in Fluid Mechanics, Heat & Mass Transfer and Biology. USA, p. 114-120.
  10. A. Fudholi, M.H. Ruslan, L.C. Haw, S. Mat, M.Y. Othman, A. Zaharim & K. Sopian. 2012. Cost Analysis of Double-Pass Solar Collector with Finned Absorber, in Recent Advances in Fluid Mechanics, Heat & Mass Transfer and Biology. USA, p. 105-113.

Book

Articles in Antologi/Chapters in Book

Monograph, Working Papers and Non-Periodical Publications

Seminar

Award

  1. Silver, Ekspo Kegemilangan Warisan Ilmu UKM 2011 – Solar Drying System for Seaweed
  2. Bronze, PECIPTA 2011 – Sistem Pengeringan Suria PVT
  3. Gold, International Ibn Al-Haytham’s Al-Manazir Invention (InEx 2011) – Solar Assisted Drying System for Agricultural and Marine Products
  4. Silver, International Technology EXPO (ITEX) 2012 – Solar Assisted Drying System for Agricultural and Marine Products
  5. Silver, MTI 2013 – Portable Solar Drying System for Agricultural and Marine Products

Supervision

Administrative Services/Committee

Reports: Technical/Research/Consultation

Research Grant

  1. Exergy Analysis and Entropy Generation of Thermodynamic System in Flowing Nanofluids-Based on Carbon Nanotube (CNT), FRGS, Principal Researcher, 2014 – 2016 (On-going).
  2. Kajian terhadap Pengumpul Fotovoltan Terma (PVT) Dua Laluan dengan Penambahan Permukaan Haba untuk Mendapatkan Elektrik, Air Panas dan Udara Panas, GGPM, Principal Researcher, 2014 – 2016 (On-going).

Teaching