Call for 9th SERI Colloquium 2021 (Dec 13-15, 2021)

Dear Sir/Madam/Mr./Ms.,

Greetings and best wishes from Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia. We are delighted to inform you that we are organizing the 9th SERI Colloquium 2021 on 13th – 15th December 2021.

The 9th SERI Colloquium 2021 is an annual event organized by Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI) for postgraduate students to update their research progress as well as disseminate their research findings. The students’ research progress will be evaluated by the research fellows in the respective research area.

The 9th SERI Colloquium will be covering the research areas under the branch of SERI’s research group as below:

  1. Solar Thermal and Regenerative Architecture
  • Advanced Solar Thermal Technology & Application
  • Low Energy Architecture and Buildings
  • Advanced Energy Conversion System

  1. Advanced Solar Cell and PV Systems
  • Solar Photovoltaics & Advances Solar Cells
  • Renewable Energy Resource Assessment
  • Renewable Energy Assessment, Management, Economics, Policy, and Impact Analysis

This colloquium is an ideal place to have intellectual discussions among students, researchers, and research fellows where the presenters will be able to receive direct feedback on the research that has been conducted and advice from the experts.

For the purpose of sharing your research progress and fulfillment of the candidature requirement, we would like to welcome you to join the colloquium.

The deadline for the submission of 1-page abstracts is 1st November 2021. The 1-page abstract template is attached to this email. Please email the extended abstract and any queries to It is important to inform you that RM 300 will be charged to the students as Colloquium Fees. The payment details will be informed in the Acceptance Letter of your extended abstract.

Please refer to the notes at the bottom of the email for the details.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could disseminate this email to your colleagues who are interested in taking part in this colloquium.

We are looking forward to seeing you in the 9th SERI COLLOQUIUM 2021.

Thank you.

Important Notes on 9th SERI Colloquium 2021

Submission: 1-page abstract

Important dates

Call for abstract: 11th October 2021
Abstract submission deadline: 1st November 2021
Colloquium: 13th – 15th December 2021

Colloquium fee: RM 300

Colloquium requirement:

  • Only progress-based outcomes will be considered for submission (i.e. experimental, simulation, or computational results of one of the research objectives)
  • Review (literature review, topical review, systematic review, etc) based submission will not be considered for submission.
  • Students’ abstracts must be reviewed and checked by their respective supervisors for verification prior to submission.


  • The management of SERI agreed that start from this year, there will be a pass or fail for the colloquium participation
  • The evaluation rubric will be shared before the event
  • Those who failed will not be given the certificate and the is not counted for the candidature

Award: The best three participants from each research group will be awarded in the form of cash money