News & Highlights


Welcome Remarks from Director

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Institute of High Voltage and High Current website. Institute of High Voltage and High Current, or in Malay, Institut Voltan dan Arus Tinggi (IVAT) had been established since 1992. Since its establishment, IVAT had been actively involved in high voltage related activities such as accredited testing […]


Invited Speaker

To fill the existing memorandum of understanding between Universitas Sriwijaya and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, on 2-4 January 2015, two IVAT staff members, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zolkafle Buntat and Dr. Muhammad Abu Bakar Sidik was invited by Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia to deliver a lecture to the staff of the Faculty of Engineering of that university. […]

MyHVnet meeting

MyHVnet Meeting

IVAT Organises the First Meeting for Malaysian High Voltage Network (MyHVnet)  A photo session with participants of MyHVnet meeting January 26th – The first meeting for Malaysian High Voltage Network (MyHVnet) was successfully held by the Institute of High Voltage and High Current (IVAT) at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru. The meeting was attended […]


Solar wind ‘triggers lightning on Earth’

 By Rebecca Morelle Science correspondent, BBC News When charged particles from the Sun bombard our atmosphere lighting strikes increase Activity on the Sun is sparking lightning strikes here on Earth, a study suggests. Scientists have found that when gusts of high-speed solar particles enter our atmosphere, the number of lightning bolts increases. The research is published in […]

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IVAT Newletter

IVAT Newsletter is an annual newsletter published by the Institute of High Voltage and High Current, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, with ISSN no. 2289-6988.