Lightning Research and Safety Division

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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 […]

High Voltage Condition Monitoring Division

Dielectric and Electrical Insulation Division

News & Highlights

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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 […]

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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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International Collaboration (MOU/MOA Programme)

On 10 – 13 March 2014 three UTM’s staffs Prof. Ir Dr. Mohd. Wazir Mustafa (FKE), Prof. Dr. Hussein Ahmad (IVAT), and Dr. Muhammad Abu Bakar Sidik  (IVAT) have been invited to visit Universitas Sriwijaya (UNSRI), Indonesia. On the visit, some strategic programmes have been agreed and will be followed up immediately. 1.      Centre of […]

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Invited Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Satoshi Matsumoto

Institute of High Voltage and High Current (IVAT) organised a lecture by Prof. Dr. Satoshi Matsumoto from Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.  Title: Recent high voltage technology in Japan (Testing, partial discharge, signal processing and etc.) Date: 5th March 2014 (Wednesday) Time: 2:45 – 3:30 pm Venue: DK 6, P19 UTM Skudai  Speaker biography: Prof. Dr. Satoshi Matsumoto received his M.Eng and Ph.D. degrees […]

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Bulletin IVAT

In 2013, IVAT has initiated to issue a bulletin named HiVolt. Bulletin HiVolt will issue two times per annum. The first issue was on May 2013. Anyone interested to read Bulletin HiVolt please go to Bulletin HiVolt menu.