Professor Chem Nayar
PhD, FIEAust, NPER, FASC, SMIEEE, MIEE, CEng
Director ( Technology & Innovation)
Regen Power Pty Ltd
4/90 Catalano Circuit, Canning Vale, Western Australia 6155
EC 9676 (WA),
He received the BSc in Electrical Engineering from Calicut Regional Engineering College in 1969, Master of Technology in Electronic Circuits from IIT Kanpur (1976) and PhD degree in electrical engineering specialising in wind electrical power generation from the University of Western Australia in 1985.
In 1996, he became the first Personal Chair and Professor in Electrical and Renewable Energy Engineering at Curtin University where he currently holds the position of Emeritus Professor. He held academic and industry appointments in India, Singapore, Australia, China, UAE and Thailand and is currently the Founder and Director of Regen Power Pty Ltd in Australia , Technical Director of Go Solar Group Pty Ltd and Director of Radiant Solar Pvt Ltd in Hyderabad, India.
Professor Nayar was winner of two prestigious Sustainable Energy Industry Excellence and Innovation Awards (the Ambassador Award and the Product and Technology Award for the Variable speed diesel/bio-diesel generator). In 2012, he was also conferred the “Life time Achievement Award” by the Australian Committee for Power Engineering. Professor Nayar is a chartered professional engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia, a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers (UK) and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (USA) and Fellow of the Australian Solar Council.