Zulkurnain Abdul-Malek was born in Kuantan, Malaysia in 1965. He obtained his B.E. from Monash University (Melbourne) in 1989 and his MSc and PhD degrees from University of Wales Cardiff in 1995 and 1999 respectively. Since 1989 he has been a member of the Electrical Engineering Faculty at UTM. He is currently an Associate Professor at the UTM Institute of High Voltage and High Current. His research interests include high voltage systems, measurement techniques of fast currents and voltages, fast transient response of high voltage surge arresters, and lightning detection systems. Dr Zulkurnain is a member of IEEE.