A Solar Green Earth

Visioned by Nowshad Amin

Awards......

1.      Awarded Bronze in Malaysian Technology Expo 2013 for the invention of “Solar Power Assisted Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Rescue Operations”; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2.      Awarded Bronze in Malaysian Technology Expo 2013 for the invention of “SolarGREEN - Portable Solar Charger for Versatile Usage”; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

3.      Awarded Gold for the invention of “PV CottageTM”, Seoul International Invention Fair 2012 (SIIF 2012), Korea Invention Promotion Association, Nov29-Dec 2, 2012, Seoul, KOREA

4.       Awarded Silver, 23rd International, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2012); “SunFlower- GPS based ubiquitous dual axis solar tracker”; 17-19 May 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

5.       Awarded Silver, 23rd International, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2012); “Greenfinity Solar Charger for Ubiquitous Applications”; 17-19 May 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

6.       Awarded, “Penerima Agihan Hasil Pengkomersilan Harta Intelek” for “Solar Charge Controller” by Ministry of Higher Education at “Majlis Sambutan Tahun Sains dan Gerakan Inovasi Nasional 2012, Peringkat UKM, on 16th April 2012.

7.       Awarded, Best Research Group in 2011, "PV Systems & Advanced Solar Cell", Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)'s 7th Annual Innovation Award, 13 April 2012, Bangi, Malaysia.

8.       Awarded 2nd Prize in Advanced Product Design, Autodesk Malaysia Design Competition (AMDC) 2011, “Transformasi Solar Golf Cart”, 14 February 2012; ShahAlam, Malaysia.

9.       Awarded Silver Medal, PECIPTA 2011- International Exposition of Research and Inventions of institutions of f Higher Learning 2011 (Ekspo Penyelidikan dan ciptaan institusi pengajian tinggi antarabangsa 2011); “GreenfinityTM Solar Charger”. 13-15 Sept. 2011;KL Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

10.   Awarded, Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (APC) - 2010; Excellent Service Award for 2010 of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 16 June 2011.

11.   Awarded Silver, Pemacuan Kegemilangan Warisan Ilmu UKM, 3-5 May 2011, “Randomly Textured Nanoscale Surface for Silicon Solar Cells”. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia.

12.   Awarded, Best Research Group in 2010, "PV Systems & Advanced Solar Cell", Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)'s 6th Annual Innovation Award, 15 April 2011, Bangi, Malaysia.

13.   Awarded Silver, Malaysian Technology Expo 2011; “Hybrid Approach to Fabrication of Bifacial Silicon Solar Cell”. 17-19 February 2011; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

14.   Awarded Winner at DiGi Deep Green Challenge for Change, “Clean Tech Open Global Ideas Competition, Malaysia 2010”; for the product “Amphibi Solar Kit”, 4 Nov 2010.

15.   Awarded Gold, 21st International, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2010); “eeSighting: Integrated Safety Apparels With Green Mobile Solar Energy”, 14-16 May 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

16.   Awarded Silver, 21st International, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2010); “Multifunction Solar Assisted Heat Pump System”; 14-16 May 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

17.   Awarded, Best Research Group in 2009, "PV Systems & Advanced Solar Cell", Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)'s 5th Annual Innovation Award, 30 April 2010, Bangi, Malaysia.

18.   Awarded Gold, Malaysian Technology Expo 2010; “Multipurpose Flexible Solar Cell”. 4-6 February 2010; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

19.   Awarded Gold and the best award, Malaysian Technology Expo 2010; “Back Contact Solar Cell for Shading-Screen Devices”. 4-6 February 2010; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

20.   Awarded 1 Gold and 2 Silver Medals, ITEX 2009; “High Efficiency Silicon Solar Cell”, “PV powered Hovercraft” and “PV as Cottage Industry”. May 2009; Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

21.   Awarded Silver and Bronze Medals, Malaysian Technology Expo 2009; “PV Inverter” and “Intelligent Charge Controller for PV”. 19-21 Feb 2009; PWTC, Kuala Lumpur.

22.   Awarded; British Council Researcher Exchange Programme Award 2007;   pursed (in June 2008) at the University of Wales in Bangor, Wales, UK.

23.   Awarded Gold Medal, ITEX 2008; “High Efficiency Silicon Solar Cell”. 10-12 May 2008; Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

24.   Awarded Visiting Scholar to Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology. “Study on High Efficiency Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells”. April 2008.

25.   Awarded Gold Medal, Malaysian Technology Expo 2008; “High Performance Solar Cell With Advanced Texuring”. 21-23 Feb 2008; PWTC, Kuala Lumpur.

26.   Awarded Bronze Medal, PECIPTA 2007- International Exposition of Research and Inventions of institutions of f Higher Learning 2007 (Ekspo Penyelidikan dan ciptaan institusi pengajian tinggi antarabangsa 2007); “Cost Efficient Automated Sunlight Tracker for Higher Power Yield of the Large area Solar PV Power Station”. 10-12 Aug 2007;KL Convention Center.

27.   Awarded; Visiting Scientist to the Dept. of Electrical Engineering at the University of South Florida, Florida, USA. June 2007.

28.   Awarded; Visiting Scholar to Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology. “Study on High Efficiency Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells”. February 2007.

29.   Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Sponsored by the Dept. of Energy (DOE) USA, pursued at the University of South Florida, Florida, USA, April 2002 – April 2003.

30.   Honjo International Student Scholarship Foundation, Japan, April 1998 – March 2001.

31.   Yoneyama Rotary Foundation Scholarship, Japan, April 1996 – March 1998.

32.   Japan Ministry of Education (Monbusho) Scholarship, Japan, October 1990 – March 1996.

33.   Chancellor (President's) Award (Given by the First Lady) at Senior High School Graduation sponsored by Education Ministry of Bangladesh Government, Bangladesh, 1989.
Secured 1st place in general science group of Comilla Educational Board sponsored Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination from Comilla Cadet College.

34. High Grade Merit Scholarship at Junior High School Graduation sponsored by Education Ministry of Bangladesh Government, Bangladesh, 1987. Secured 6th place in general science group of Comilla Educational Board sponsored Secondary School Certificate Examination from Comilla Cadet College.

Fellowships....

  1. Visiting professor position at Center of Excellence for Research in Engineering Materials (CEREM), College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh 11421, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dec 2009  onwards.
  2. Visiting Scholar to Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology. “CIGS Thin Film Solar Cells”. October 2009. 
  3. British Council Researcher Exchange Programme Award 2007;   pursed (in June 2008) at the University of Wales in Bangor, Wales, UK.
  4. Visiting Scientist to the Dept. of Electrical Engineering at the University of South Florida, Florida, USA. June 2007.
  5. Visiting Scholar to Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology. “Study on High Efficiency Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells”. February 2007.
  6. Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Award, Sponsored by the Dept. of Energy (DOE) USA, pursued at the University of South Florida, Florida, USA, April 2002 – April 2003.
  7. Visiting Scholar to Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology. “Study on High Efficiency Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells”. April 2008.

Scholarships....

  1. Honjo International Student Scholarship Foundation Award, Japan, April 1998 – March 2001.
  2. Yoneyama Rotary Foundation Scholarship Award, Japan, April 1996 – March 1998.
  3. Japan Ministry of Education (Monbusho) Scholarship, Japan, October 1990 – March 1996.
  4. Chancellor (President's) Award at Senior High School Graduation sponsored by the Education Ministry of Bangladesh Government, Bangladesh, 1989.
    Secured 1st position in general science group of Comilla Educational Board sponsored "Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination" from Comilla Cadet College.
  5. High Grade Merit Scholarship at Junior High School Graduation sponsored by the Education Ministry of Bangladesh Government, Bangladesh, 1987.
    Secured 6th position in general science group of Comilla Educational Board sponsored "Secondary School Certificate Examination" from Comilla Cadet College.