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Anirudh Singh
Anirudh Singh
Job Info
Department:
School of Engineering and Physics
Position Title:
Associate Professor
Contact Info
Phone #:
+679 32 32437
Fax #:
32 31511/ 32 31538
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Personal Info

Qualifications:
BSc S.Pac. , PGDip Monash , MSc Auck. , PhD Leic.

Resources

Papers and Presentations

  • International Conference on RE (ICRECC2010) talk 2010 - PDF
  • Keynote Address, FNU Symposium 2010 - PDF
  • Tonga Development Dialogue invited paper 2010 - PDF
  • APFEDII invited paper 2009 - PDF
  • Fiji Update 2009 talk - pdf
  • FIT RS-GIS talk May 09 - pdf
  • Keynote address, FIT RE Workshop 2008 - PDF
  • Paper 27-Kumar_Singh - pdf
  • Project DIREKT - Seminar presentation-Mauritius - PDF
  • Renewable Energy Policy Paper - pdf
  • Mauritius 2012 conference proceedings - pdf

Introduction

  • Present Position
    • Associate Professor in Physics
    • Project Supervisor, Project DIREKT
    • Member, Pacific Energy Oversight Group (PEOG)
  • Teaching and Research area
    • Teaching: Renewable energy, Solid State Physics, General Physics
    • Research: Renewable Energy/Environment
      • Coconut oil and ethanol-based blended biofuels
      • Fuel properties of local fuelwoods for domestic cooking and power generation
      • Climate change impacts and adaptation in the PICs
      • Energy policy frameworks in the South Pacific
      • Renewable energy technology transfer
      • Energy efficiency studies of hotels in the Pacific Island countries
  • Academic Information
    • PhD (1990) Leicester - Condensed Matter Physics
    • MSc (1980) Auckland - Theoretical Nuclear Physics
    • BSc (1972) USP - Chemistry and Biology

  • Previous Experience
    • 2001 - 2005 Deputy Director/Director, USP Lautoka Campus
    • 1997 - 2005 Honorary Research Fellow, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Melbourne, Australia
    • 1990 - 1995 Research Associate, Leicester University, UK
    • 1982 - 1990 Demonstrator/Lecturer, USP, Suva

  • Teaching
    • PH102 Classical Physics
    • PH301 Energy Supplies
    • PH304 Solid State Physics
    • PH416 Biomass and Hydropower

Starting from 2009, I have organised a total of ten workshops and conferences in renewable energy both in Fiji and abroad.

  • Research
    • Current Research
      • CNO and Ethanol-based fuels for compression-ignition and spark-ignition engines
      • Energy-producing potential for locally-grown fuelwoods
      • Renewable energy research and technology transfer
      • Energy policy frameworks for the South Pacific
    • Previous Research
      • Condensed Matter Physics - thin films for photovoltaic and fuel cell applications
      • Muon Implantation Studies (MuSR) of amorphous and polycrystalline silicon and other semiconductors
      • Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (EXAFS) determination of the structures of amorphous semiconductors


  • Events Management
    • Starting from 2009, I have organised a total of ten workshops and conferences in renewable energy both in Fiji and abroad.
    • The events included two international conferences in renewable energy, four regional workshops and four USP based workshops.
  • Keynote addresses, invited talks and public lectures
    • Since 2006 I have delivered 8 keynote addresses, invited talks and public lectures.
    • These included two keynote addresses to renewable energy symposia, three invited talks to national and regional economic workshops, and three public lectures at USP
  • Research funding attracted to USP
    • I have attracted the following external research funding for USP over the 2010-2012 period (source of funding: ACP-EU research grant for Project DIREKT  – contract ID number FED/2009/2169)
      • 2010:   $136,996.77
      • 2011: $55,836.66
      • 2012: $114,168.83

                          Total to date:  $306,932.26

  • Research supervision
    • Preparation, characterization and testing of coconut oil-based hybrid fuels
    • Energy potential of locally-grown fuelwoods
    • Ethanol production from selected cassava varieties in Fiji and testing of ethanol-petrol blends as automotive fuel.
  • Administrative and other duties
    • PH416 Course Co-ordinator
    • Supervision of two MSc projects

  • Selected Publications and Presentations

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Renewable Energy/Environment

  1. A. Singh, “Looking after Fiji’s Environment: a preliminary report on the Department of Environment, for the Minister of National Planning, Local Government, Housing and Environment”, Suva, 30 June 1999.
  2. M. Kumar and A. Singh, Confronting climate change: Economic Priorities and Climate Protection in Developing Nations, B. Biagini (ed.), chapter on Pacific Island States, P183- 207, National Environmental Trust, 2000
  3. A Manual of Laboratory Activities in Renewable Energy for Forms 5, 6 & 7, Part 1: Student Manual, Part II: Teachers Guide, M Kumar and A. Singh, (ed.), Physics Department, USP, Suva, Fiji, 2002
  4. A. Singh, “The sustainable development of Fiji’s energy infrastructure: a status report”, Pacific Economic Bulletin, 24 (2009) 141-154
  5. Singh, Pranil, Khurma, J. and Singh, Anirudh, Preparation, characterization and engine performance and emission characteristics of coconut oil-based hybrid fuels. Renewable Energy, 35( 2010) 2065-2070 .
  6. Singh, Pranil, Khurma, J. and Singh, Anirudh, Coconut oil-based hybrid fuels as alternative fuels for diesel engines, The American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 6( 2010) 69-75.
  7. Singh A. (2012), “Biofuels and Fiji’s roadmap to energy self-sufficiency”, Biofuels, 3(3) 269-284. 
  8. Singh A., (2012), “Renewable energy in the Pacific Island Countries – resources, policies and issues”, Mgmt of  Env. Quality, 23(3) pp254-263
  9. Singh A., Fifita S., Mario R., Bijay P. “Sustainable energy development in the Pacific – the evolution of energy frameworks and national policies”, International Conference on Technology Transfer and Renewable Energy, 21-22 June 2012, Mauritius. Book of Papers, p531-546. 
  10. Kumar L. and Singh A., “Remote sensing and GIS techniques for the assessment of biofuel and biomass energy resources”,  International Conference on Technology Transfer and Renewable Energy, 21-22 June 2012, Mauritius. Book of Papers  pp207-220. 
  11. Bijay P. and Singh A., “Viability of using cassava as a feedstock for bioethanol production in Fiji”, International Conference on Technology Transfer and Renewable Energy, 21-22 June 2012, Mauritius. Book of Papers pp157-175. 

Condensed Matter (Solid State) Physics

  1. A Singh and C A Hogarth, " An Infra-red Spectroscopic study of vacuum-evaporated SiO- CeO thin films", J. Mater. Sci. 23 (1988) 1090.

  2. A Singh and C A Hogarth, "Structural investigations of SiO-CeO2 thin films", J. Mater. Sci., 23 (1988) 1758.

  3. A Singh and C A Hogarth, "An infra-red study of the structure of GeO2-CeO2thin films", J. Mater. Sci., 24 (1989) 307.

  4. A Singh, C A Hogarth, E A Davis and S J Gurman, " Infra-red spectra of mixed oxide films containing group IV oxides with CeO2- a comparative study", J. Mater. Sci. 24 (1989) 2623.

  5. A Singh, A M Edwards, S J Gurman, E A Davis and M C Fairbanks, "The structure of Ce- Si-O thin amorphous films", Physica B 158 (1989) 533 .

  6. A M Edwards, M C Fairbanks, A Singh, R J Newport and S J Gurman, "An investigation of the structure of amorphous Si1-xNx through the metal - insulator transition", Physica B 158 (1989) 600 .

  7. A Singh, S J Gurman and E A Davis," An EXAFS study of the local structure of Ce-Si-O amorphous thin films", J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 110 (1989) 249.

  8. A Singh, E A Davis and S C Bayliss, " The effect of hydrogenation on the optical bandgaps of a-SiOx:Hy thin films", J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 114 (1989) 504.

  9. A Singh and E A Davis, " The SiOx:Hythin film system I - structural study by infra-red spectroscopy", J. Non-Cryst. Solids 122 (1990) 223.

  10. A Singh and E A Davis, " The SiOx:Hythin film system II - optical bandgap behaviour", J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 122 (1990) 233.

  11. S F J Cox, E A Davis, W Hayes, M C R Symons, A Wright, A Singh, F L Pratt, T A Claxton and F A Jansen, " A comparative study of muonium states in crystalline and amorphous hydrogenated silicon", Hyperfine Interactions 64 (1990) 551.

  12. A Singh, S C Bayliss, S J Gurman and E A Davis, " the SiOx:Hythin film system III - structure and bonding", J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 142 (1992) 113.

  13. E A Davis, A Singh, S F J Cox, S R Kreitzman, T L Estle, B Hitti, R L Lichti, D Lamp, R DuVarney, D W Cooke, M Paciotti and A C Wright, " Studies of muonium implantation in amorphous and crystalline silicon", J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 137 & 138 (1991) 17.

  14. A Singh, E A Davis, T A Claxton, M C R Symons, S F J Cox, C A Scott and S D Johnston, "Muons in glass", Glass Technology, 34 (1993) 63.

  15. A Singh, E A Davis, F L Pratt and S F J Cox, " Repolarisation studies in amorphous and polycrystalline silicon", Hyperfine Interactions, 86 (1994) 735.

  16. E A Davis, A Singh, S F J Cox, S R Kreitzman, T L Estle, B Hitti, R L Lichti, R DuVarney, "Muon spin resonance and depolarisation in amorphous silicon monoxide (a-SiO)", Hyperfine Interactions, 86 (1994) 75.

  17. A Singh, E A Davis, S F J Cox, "Modelling of hydrogen centres in silicon and its oxides by muon implantation", J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 164-166 (1993) 297.

  18. E A Davis, A Singh, " Muonium studies in amorphous and crystalline semiconductors", ISIS, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), Didcot, Oxon, report ("ISIS93"), p.A402.

  19. S F J Cox, G H Eaton, D S Sivia, M S Watt, D W Cooke, M Leon, M A Paciotti, J L Smith, W L Hults, T L Estle, B Hitti, C Boekema, J Lam, A Morrobel-Sosa, R L Lichti, C Schwab, E A Davis, A Singh, N Ayres de Campos, J Aryes de Campos, J Gil, P Mendes, K Chow, R DuVarney, "Muonium level-crossing resonance in aluminium", Hyperfine Interactions, 85 (1994) 59.

  20. D W Cooke, M Leon, M A Paciotti, P F Meier, E A Davis, A Singh, S F J Cox, A Morrobel- Sosa, C Boekema, J Lam, T L Estle, R L Lichti, J Oostens, " Unusual field dependence of the longitudinal muon polarisation for Mu* in polycrystalline silicon", Hyperfine Interactions, 86 (1994) 699.

  21. R L Lichti, K H Chow, D W Cooke, S F J Cox, E A Davis, R C DuVarney, T L Estle, B Hitti, S R Kreitzman, R Macrae, C Schwab and A Singh, " Longitudinal relaxation of muonium in Ge and GaAs", Hyperfine Interactions, 86 (1994) 771.

  22. E. A. Davis, A. Singh, "Muonium states in amorphous and crystalline semiconductors", report RB3657 in "ISIS 94", ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, Oxon OX11, 0QX, U.K., pA412.

  23. E. A. Davis, A. Singh and N. Jones, "Charge exchange and high field repolarisation in a-Si and a- SiOx", report RB5361 in "ISIS 94", ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, Oxon OX110QX, U.K., pA413.

  24. E. A. Davis, A. Singh N. Jones and E. Mytilineou, "Charge exchange and high field repolarisation in a-Si and a-SiOx", report RB5362 in "ISIS 94", ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0QX, U.K., pA414.

  25. E. A. Davis, A. Singh and S. F. J. Cox, "Muon states in polycrystalline and amorphous silicon", Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. A, 350 (1995) 227.

  26. A. Singh and E. A. Davis, "Investigation of hydrogen sites in semiconductors by MuSR", Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS22), Vancouver, Canada, 15-19 August 1994, D.J. Lockwood (ed.), World Scientific, Singapore, New Jersey, London, New York, vol 3 (1995) 2697.

  27. E. A. Davis, A. Singh, s. F. J. Cox, N. Jones and E. Mytilineou, "Repolarisation studies on amorphous semiconductors", report RB5799 in "ISIS 95", ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0QX, U.K.

  28. A. Singh, E. A. Davis, E. Mytilineou and M. Kay, "MuSR modelling of hydrogen centres in amorphous semiconductors: the case of the selenide glasses", J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 198-200 (1996) 692.

  29. J. Choi, A. Singh and E. A. Davis, "Doping effects on the optical properties of a- GexSe1-x thin films", J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 198-200 (1996) 548.

  30. E. A. Davis, S. F. J. Cox and A. Singh, "Muon states in polycrystalline and amorphous silicon", (book chapter) in "Protons and Muons in Materials Science", E. A. Davis and S. F. J. Cox (ed.)., Taylor and Francis, London, 1996.

  31. A. Singh, "Study of hydrogen sites in amorphous semiconductors by MuSR- a novel repolarisation curve technique", J. Mater. Sci., 31(1996)1991.

  32. K. S. Lemon, G. Jakovidis, A. Singh and E. Taheri, "Production of large scale polycrystalline MoS2 Films" , Physica Status Solidi (a) 179 (2000) 329.

  33. G. Jakovidis, K. S. Lemon, A. Singh and E. Taheri, "MoS2 growth using physical vapour deposition" , 2000 Conference on Optoelectronics and Microelectronics Materials and Devices Proceedings, L. D. Broekman, B. F. Usher, J. D. Riley (Ed.), IEEE cat. no. 00EX466, Piscataway, NJ, 2000, p316

  34. A. Singh and G. Jakovidis, "Advances in the elucidation of hydrogen-related defects in hydrogenated amorphous silicon" , 2000 Conference on Optoelectronics and Microelectronics Materials and Devices Proceedings , L. D. Broekman, B. F. Usher, J. D. Riley (Ed.), IEEE cat. no. 00EX466, Piscataway, NJ, 2000, p527

  35. G. Jakovidis, I. M. Jamieson, K. M. Pavlov and A. Singh , "Bulk and surface textured MoS2 films on GaAs", 2002 Conference on Optoelectronics and Microelectronics Materials and Devices Proceedings, Michael Gal (Ed.), IEEE cat. no. 02EX601, Piscataway, NJ, 08855-1331, p185

  36. A. Singh, "A hydrogen pathway for electronic processes in amorphous silicon" , J. Mater. Sci, 38 (2003) 51

  37. G. Jakovidis, I. M. Jamieson, A. Singh, "Rf-Sputtered MoS2 film morphology and the imperfection nucleation model" , Surface Review and Letters, 10 (2003) 443

  38. A. Singh, G. Jakovidis and J. R. Sellar, "Preparation and characterisation of doped Lanthanum Gallate thin films for solid oxide fuel cell electrolytes" , International Ceramic Conference and Exhibition (AUSTCERAM2004), Melbourne, Australia, 29th November - 1st December 2004 (extended abstract)

  39. A.Singh, G. Jakovidis and J. R. Sellar, "Characterisation of RF-sputtered doped Lanthanum Gallate thin films for solid oxide fuel cell applications" , J. Aust. Ceram. Soc. 41 (2005) 26-29

  40. A. Singh, G. Jakovidis and J. R. Sellar, "Self-assembled Lanthanum Gallate microdots and holes on Si (111) substrates" , Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices (COMMAD04) Proceedings, Alecksandar D Rakic and Yew Tong Yeow (ed.), IEEE Cat. No. 04EX973, Piscataway, NJ, 2005, p357.


    Educational Publications

              
                Educational Design and Theory

    1. H. Singh and A. Singh, Developing Information Services in Schools, (subject book, subject guide and reader for course LAR5010), 1998, Distance Education Centre, Monash University, Churchill, VIC 384

    2. A. Singh, Using a Command Line Interface, (lesson pack for VET in Schools Certificate III in Information Technology), 1998, LearnIT Publishers, Melbourne.

    3. A Singh, The Information Technology Industry, 1998, LearnIT Publishers, Melbourne

    4. A. Singh, 3GL Program Design, 1998, LearnIT Publishers,


    5. A. Singh, “Learning across the disciplines: an expanded view of student-centred flexible learning”, Selected Papers from Flexible Learning and Technology 1998, (1999) p23, Conference Organising Committee, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia

Popular educational articles

  1. A. Singh, " Our Physical Universe", Science Journal, Vol 1 no. 3, Dec. 1984, p34-5, Science Journal Publications, Amy Street, Suva, Fiji

  2. A. Singh, "Amateur Astronomy Part 1", Science Journal Vol 1 no. 4, Jan/Feb. 1985, p34-5

  3. A. Singh, "Basic Astronomy Part 2. "The Structure and Orgainsation of the Universe",  Science Journal Vol 1 no. 5, February/March 1985, p34-5

  4. A. Singh, "Basic Astronomy Part 3 - The Stars", Science Journal Vol 1, no. 7, 1985,  p37-8

  5. A. Singh, "Amateur Astronomy Part 2", Science Journal Vol 1, no. 8, 1985, p38-9

  6. A. Singh, " Amateur Astronomy Part 3", Science Journal Vol 1, no 9, 1985, p46

  7. A. Singh, " Basic Astronomy Part 4", Science Journal Vol 1, no. 11, 1986, p43

Management  Publication

  1. A. Singh, “Human Resources for DFLT at Fiji Centre Western: present constraints and future development”, Proceedings of the Regional Centres Conference, 2002, p32, University Extension, The University of the South Pacific, Suva  Fiji.

Presentations

  1. A Singh, S J Gurman, E A Davis, A M Edwards and M C Fairbanks, "The structure of Ce-Si-O amorphous thin films",  XAFSV, Fifth International Conference on EXAFS, 21 - 26 April 1989, Washington State University, USA (poster). 

  2. A Singh, E A Davis and S J Gurman, " The local structure and properties of Ce-Si-O amorphous thin films", Chelsea Amorphous Meeting,  December 1989, King's College, Chelsea, UK (oral).

  3. A Singh, E A Davis and S C Bayliss, " The effect of hydrogenation on the optical bandgaps    of a-SiOx:Hy thin films",  ICALS13,  the Thirteenth International Conference on Amorphous and Liquid Semiconductors, 21 - 26 August, 1989, Ashville, North Carolina, USA (poster).

  4. A Singh, S J Gurman and E A Davis, " EXAFS studies of oxide systems", EXAFS users  meeting, 22 – 23  September, 1989, SERC Daresbury Laboratory, Cheshire, UK (oral).

  5. A Singh, S J Gurman and E A Davis, " The X-ray edge structure of silicon oxide systems",  Institute of Physics  Conference, 19 - 21 December, 1989, Warwick, Coventry, UK (poster).

  6. E A Davis, A Singh, S F J Cox and A Wright,  " Studies of muonium implanted in amorphous and crystalline silicon", Chelsea Amorphous and Liquid Semiconductors Meeting, December 1989, King's College, Chelsea, UK (oral - E A Davis presenter).

  7. A Singh, " Muonium in amorphous silicon", Workshop on Muon Studies in Amorphous and Crystalline Semiconductors, 19 November, 1991, The Cosner's House, Abingdon, UK (oral).

  8. A Singh, E A Davis and S F J Cox, "Modelling of hydrogen centres in silicon by muon implantation", Chelsea, Amorphous and Liquid Semiconductors Meeting, 19 - 20 December,  1991, King's College, Chelsea, UK (oral).

  9. A Singh, E A Davis and S F J Cox, "Muonium and hydrogen in semiconductors", CMMP92, University of Sheffield, 15 - 17 December 1992 (poster).

  10. A Singh, E A Davis, T A Claxton, M C R Symons, S F J Cox and S D Johnston, "Muons in Glass", Science and Art in Glass, The Royal Institution of Great Britain, London, 19 - 21 October 1992 (poster).

  11. A Singh, "Muonium studies of amorphous silicon", Department of Physics and Astronomy, University, Leicester, 28 June 1993 (oral).

  12. A Singh, E A Davis, F L Pratt and S F J Cox, "Repolarisation studies in amorphous and polycrystalline silicon", The 3rd International Conference on Muon Spin Rotation/Relaxation/Resonance (Maui mSR93), Maui Intercontinental Resort, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, 31 May - 11 June 1993 (poster).

  13. E A Davis, A Singh, S F J Cox, S R Kreitzman, T L Estle, B Hitti, R L Lichti and R DuVarney, " Muon spin resonance and repolarisation in amorphous silicon monoxide (a-SiO)", The 3rd International Conference on Muon Spin Rotation/Relaxation/Resonance (Maui mSR93), Maui Intercontinental Resort, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, 31 May - 11 June 1993 (poster).

  14. A Singh, E A Davis and S F J Cox, " Modelling of hydrogen centres in silicon and its oxides by muon implantation",  15th International Conference on Amorphous Semiconductors;  Science and Technology       (ICAS15)",  Cambridge University, 6 - 10 September, 1993 (oral).

  15. A Singh, " MuSR studies of hydrogen in semiconductors", Physics Department, University of the South Pacific,  Fiji,  29 October 1993 (oral).

  16. A. Singh, “MuSR studies of hydrogen sites in a-Si”, Amorphous and Organic Semiconductors Meeting, Chelsea, Spring 1994, 21-22 March 1994, King’s College Manressa Road Chelsea (oral).

  17. A. Singh, E. A. Davis and S. F. J. Cox, “Muonium fractions in polycrystalline and amorphous semiconductors - a decoupling curve analysis”, Royal Society, 6 House Terrace, London, 8-9 June 1994 (poster).

  18. A. Singh, E. A. Davis, E. Mytilineou and S. F. J. Cox, “Repolarisation studies of non-crystalline selenium and germanium selenides”, Royal Society, 6  House Terrace, London, 8-9 June 1994 (poster).

  19. 19. A. Singh and E. A. Davis, “Investigation of Hydrogen sites in semiconductors by  MuSR”, 22nd International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, Vancouver Canada, 15-19 August, 1994 (poster).

  20. A. Singh, E. A. Davis, M. Kay and S. F. J. Cox, “Investigation of the bond-centre hydrogen and related centres in amorphous silicon by MuSR”, Condensed Matter and Materials Science Conference 1994 (CMMP94) , University of Warwick, Coventry, 19-21 December 1994 (oral).

  21. J. Choi, A. Singh and E. A. Davis, “Optical bandgap and conductivity in the Zn-modified GexSe1-x  Thin films system”, Condensed Matter and Materials Science  Conference 1994 (CMMP94) , University of Warwick, Coventry, 19-21 December 1994 (poster, J. Choi presenter).

  22. A. Singh, “Muon implantation studies (MuSR) of semiconductors”, 13th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics, Freemantle, Western Australia, September 27-October 2, 1998 (oral).

  23. A. Singh and John Pilbrow, "Muon Implantation (MuSR) and EPR studies of hydrogen in silicon", 23rd  ANZIP Condensed Matter Physics Meeting, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia, 2-5 February 1999 (poster).

  24.  A. Singh, “ Insights into the diffusion of hydrogen in silicon”, 24th ANZIP Condensed Matter Physics , Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia, 1-4 February 2000 (oral).

  25. K. S. Lemon, A. Singh, E. Taheri and G. Jakovidis, “ Production of large area layered MoS2 Films” , 24th ANZIP Condensed Matter Physics , Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia, 1-4 February 2000 (poster).

  26. A. Singh and G. Jakovidis,  “Advances in the elucidation of hydrogen-related defects in  hydrogenated amorphous silicon”, Conference on  Optoelectronics and Microelectronics  Materials and Devices, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, 6-8 December 2000 (oral)

  27. A. Singh, “Aspects of curriculum development for science experiments”, Physics Regional Teachers’ Workshop, USP, Suva, 28 Jan – 1 Feb. 2002 (oral)

  28.  A. Singh, I. Jamieson and  G. Jakovidis,  “RF-sputtered MoS2 film morphology and the imperfection nucleation model”, 7th International Conference on the Structure of Surfaces (ICSOS7), 21-26 July 2002,New Castle City Hall, New Castle, New South Wales, Australia (poster)

  29. G. Jakovidis, I. M. Jamieson, K. M. Pavlov and  A. Singh , “Bulk and surface textured MoS2 films on GaAs” , 2002 Conference on Optoelectronics and Microelectronics Materials and Devices, The      University of New South Wales, Australia, 11-13 Dec 2002, (poster)

  30. A. Singh, L. T. K. Yen, G. Jakovidis and J. R. Sellar, “RF-sputtered doped Lanthanum Gallate thin films for solid oxide fuel cell applications”,  2nd International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, Rochester, New York, USA, 14-16 June 2004 (poster).
  31. A. Singh, G. Jakovidis and J. R. Sellar, “Preparation and characterisation of doped Lanthanum Gallate thin films for solid oxide fuel cell electrolytes”, International Ceramic Conference and Exhibition (AUSTCERAM2004), Melbourne, Australia, 29th November – 1st December 2004 (oral).

  32. A. Singh, G. Jakovidis and J. R. Sellar, “Self-assembled Lanthanum Gallate microdots and holes on Si(111) substrates”, Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices (COMMAD2004), 8-10 December 2004, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (oral).

  33. A. Singh, “Renewable Energy, the bigger picture”, Renewable Energy Workshop, Developing Renewable Energy Needs for Fiji and the Pacific Islands, Fiji Institute of Technology, Raiwai Campus, 14 May 2008,  keynote address.

  34. L. Kumar and A. Singh, “Estimating Fine Scale Ground Solar Radiation From GIS Modelled Data And Historical Meteorological Records”,   Australian Institute of Physics (AIP), 18th National Congress,  30 Nov – 5 Dec 2008, the University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, (oral presentation, A. Singh presenter)

  35. A. Singh and Ajal Kumar, “A central databank on energy resources, demand and supply for the     PICTs”, Regional Energy Officials Meeting (REM2009), Nuku’alofa, Tonga, 20 – 24 April 2009 (oral presentation, Ajal Kumar presenter)

  36. A. Singh, “Application of Remote Sensing – GIS techniques to renewable energy resource assessment in the PICs”, Fiji Institute of Technology, 28 May 2009, (public lecture)

  37. A. Singh, “ The sustainable development of Fiji’s energy infrastructure: a status report, Fiji Economic Update, 28 July 2009, USP Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji (oral).

  38. A. Singh, “Renewable energy in Fiji and the Pacific – challenges and the way forward”,     APFEDII-Fifth NetRes Meeting, 16-19 November 2009, USP, Suva, Fiji (invited talk)

  39. A. Singh, “.ICT Research and Development at the cutting edge – can Fiji have a piece of the cake?,” FSTE, USP, 16 March 2010 (public lecture)

  40. A. Singh, “.Project DIREKT – a renewable energy project – who will benefit? “, FSTE, USP, 26 May 2010     (public lecture)

  41. A. Singh, “Energy, Policy and Capacity Building for Tonga”, Tonga Development Dialogue 2010, Queen     Salote College Hall, Nuku’alofa, Kingdom of Tonga, 25 August 2010 (invited talk)

  42. A. Singh, “The Relevance of Renewables to the Pacific Region”, Symposium on Renewable Energy Technologies, Fiji National University, Raiwai  Campus, 7-8 October 2010 (keynote address).

  43. A. Singh, “Renewable Energy explained”, Rotary Club Suva, Tanoa Plaza, Suva, 28 October 2010 (invited talk)

  44. A. Singh, “ Renewable Energy in the Pacific Island Countries – Resources, Policies and Issues”, International Conference on Renewable Energy and Climate Change, 6-8 December 2010, USP Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji (oral presentation)

  45. A. Singh and Pritika, “ Biofuels in Fiji and the Pacific – research, production and possibilities”, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius, 13 April 2011 (invited talk).
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