Associate Professor Dr.Yagasena Appannah

>>Associate Professor Dr.Yagasena Appannah


B.Eng (Hons), Electronics & Electrical (USM)
MSc, Microwave Propagation (USM)
PhD, Microwave Propagation (USM)

Teaching and Research Experience:
More than 20  years (Teaching Experience)
Quest International University Perak (Apr 2013-present), Maxwell College (2002-Mar 2013), Perak Institute of Engineering Technology, PIET (1995-2000), Linton College (2001), Wawasan Open University, Part-time Tutor & Project Supervisor (Nov 2010-present), Universiti Teknologi Petronas, UTP, Part-time Lecturer (July 2000-June 2004)
More than 20 years (Research/Working Experience)
Member of USM research team on Satellite Signal Propagation under the POST-PARTNERS programme in collaboration with Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, Japan (1995-2004). Senior Engineer, National Semiconductor Penang (Jul 1989-Jun 1995), Project Engineer, Loda Electronics Penang (Jan 1989-Jun 1989)
Major Research Interests:
Satellite-earth signal propagation, microwave communication, renewable energy

Other Relevant Information:

  1. Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (MIEEE)
  2. Member, International Association of Engineers (MIAENG)
  3. Graduate Member, Board of Engineers Malaysia (GradMBEM)
  4. Train The Trainer (TTT) for PSMB courses
  5. Council Member of Technological Association Malaysia (TAM) – 2017/2018

Recent Publications/ Conferences:

  1. Yagasena (2016). Site Diversity Option In Mitigating Satellite-To-Earth Rain Attenuation Effect At Ku_Band. Proc. 13th Universiti Malaysia Terengganu International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management (UMTAS 2016). 13 – 15 December 2016, Terengganu, Malaysia. pp 62-67.
  2. Yagasena (2016). Satellite-Earth Rain Attenuation Prediction In Tropical Regions Using Two-Part Model. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Vol. 11, No. 5, March 2016. pp 3236-3238.

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