Dr Magdalene Goh Wan Ching

Name of Staff  :  Dr Magdalene Goh Wan Ching
Designation      : Senior Lecturer
Qualifications   : Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Inti College), BEng in Electrical Engineering & Electronics (University of Liverpool, UK), PhD in Solid State Device Physics & RF Transistors Design (University of Liverpool, UK)

Professional Body Memberships:

Inaugural Senior Member, International Engineering & Technology Institute (IETI), Hong Kong

Course Development Experience:

Since joining WOU, Dr. Goh has developed eight courses, namely Control Systems, Microprocessors, Digital Communications, Microelectronics, VLSI Design, Process Control & Instrumentation, Power Electronics & Drives and Electrical Power & Drives.

Research Interest:

Dr. Goh’s research interests are in the areas of semiconductor physics and electromagnetics. She also has strong interest in the field of astronomy and is working with a group of volunteers to promote astronomy education in the secondary schools in Penang. She had also worked with some interns on the radio telescope project at the Penang Science Cluster.

Selected Publications:   

  • Design of Radio Frequency Metal-Insulator-Metal (MIM) Capacitors.  

  • Experimental Investigation on Thermoelectric Generator for Battery – Charger Based Oven.

  • Analyzing the Physics of Radio Telescopes and Radio Astronomy (book chapters).

Conferences, Seminars and Workshops:

Dr. Goh was appointed as one of the Technical Committee Members for the Virtual Conference on Electronics and Communication: Loading Intelligence on Future Electronics (October 2020).

Honorary Appointments and Awards:

Dr. Goh is a reviewer of the following journals:

  • Microwave and Optical Technology Letters.

  • Journal of Electrical Engineering.

  • Journal on Digital Signal Processing.

Official Correspondence Address:

Dr. Magdalene Goh Wan Ching
Senior Lecturer & Programme Coordinator of Bachelor of Technology in Electronics,
School of Science & Technology
Wawasan Open University
54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah,
10050 Penang

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