Dr. Wai Kean Yap

Dr. Wai Kean Yap
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Primary research group: 
Centre for Renewable Energy (CRE)
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Dr. Wai Kean Yap completed a Bachelor of Engineering with First Class Honours in Mechatronics Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Tasmania in 2005 and 2010 respectively. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the Australian College of Kuwait, State of Kuwait. Dr. Yap is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Renewable Energy here at Charles Darwin University. His current research is funded by the Australian Solar Institute (now ARENA) under their skills development program.

Research interests:

  • Artificial Intelligence and predictive modelling
  • Electric and hybrid powertrains
  • Renewable energy generation