Wah Hoon Siew, SMIEEE; MIEE; C.Eng


  • United Kingdom

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Research Interests

  • Electromagnetic Compatibility with emphasis on transients emissions and immunity arising from switching; lightning; electromagnetic pulse; electrostatic discharges; and system harmonics.
  • Lightning Protection for aircraft and grounded structures, including wind turbines and large solar photovoltaic systems.
  • Cable diagnostics including partial discharge and cable fault location.
  • Wireless Sensor Network
  • Photovoltaic

Personal Statement

I am a professional engineer (registered in the UK) with more than 30 years of teaching, research and consultancy experience in Electronic & Electrical Engineering.  During this period, I have worked with UK and overseas organisations on various projects related to lightning protection; large systems electromagnetic compatibility; and electrical plant monitoring and diagnostics.  I am also very active in the activities of CIGRE and was the Convener of C4.208 and C4.30.  Additionally, I represent the UK in the Standards Maintenance of IEC61400-24.  I am currently an Honorary Research Professor at the University since January 2023.

Teaching Interests

I have taught electromagnetics at level 3 of a 4 level degree programme.

I have also taught power systems electromagnetic compatibility at level 5 of a 5-year degree programme and at MSc level.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Business Administration, UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Award Date: 1 Jan 1985

Doctor of Philosophy, Radome Lightning Protection - A Study of Impulse Flashover of Radar Transparent Lightning Diverter Strips, UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Award Date: 1 Jan 1982

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Award Date: 1 Jan 1978

External positions

UK Representative, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)

1 Jan 2022 → …



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