Dr Sathyajith Mathew


Associate Professor, Faculty of Science


Dr. Sathyajith Mathew is an Associate Professor in Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. His research areas are Renewable Energy Technologies and Data Analytics. After graduating from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India and undergoing an advanced training on Renewable Energy at the University of Reading, UK, he has lead several research and community projects in these areas. He has authored 2 books on Wind Energy, which are published by Springer. Both these books are translated to Chinese and used as text books for Energy programmes in several Universities around the world.


Wind Energy, Renewable Energy, Energy Analytics, Energy Mangement


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Mathew S., Lim, C.M., Petra, M.I., Philip, G.S., Noorfathin, M., Manuel, S.M. and Veena, R. (2016). Matching the characteristics of low wind speed turbines with candidate wind regimes. Energy Procedia, Vol. 95,pp.286-293.
Veena R., Fauziah, S., Mathew S., Petra I., and Hazra J. (2016). Data Driven Models for Understanding the Wind Farm Wake Propagation Pattern. ICUE 2016, IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/COGEN.2016.7728969.
Shabunko, V., Lim, C.M., and Mathew,S (2016). EnergyPlus models for the benchmarking of residential buildings in Brunei Darussalam. Energy and Buildings.
Shah, H, Mathew, S. and Lim, C.M. (2015). Numerical simulation of flow over an airfoil for small wind turbines using the γ-Reθ. International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering, 6:419–429.
Shah, H, Mathew, S. and Lim, C.M. (2014). A novel low Reynolds number airfoil design for small Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines (HAWT). Wind Engineering 38 (4), pp. 377-392.


Mathew, S. and Pandey, K.P. (2002). Analysis of wind regimes for energy estimation. Renewable energy 25 (3), 381-399.
Mathew, S. (2006). Wind Energy: Fundamentals Resource Analysis and Economics. Springer Berlin, Heidelberg and New York .
Mathew, S. and Philip, G.S. (2011). Advances in Wind Energy Conversion Technology. Springer Berlin, Heidelberg and New York .
Mathew, S. and Philip, G.S (2012). Wind Turbines: Evolution, Basic Principles, and Classifications. Comprehensive Renewable Energy, pp 93-111, Elsevier
Mathew, S., Lim, C.M and Philip, G.S., (2013). Exploring the feasibility of solar photo-voltaic power plants in Brunei Darussalam. Energy Exploration and Exploitation, 31(3), pp 471-484.


Development of low wind speed turbine technology - Science and Technology Fund
Optimal micro-layout of wind farm considering 3 dimensional wake - UBD|IBM Centre.
Short term power forecast from wind and solar power plants - UBD|IBM Centre.
Consumer and Grid Friendly Homes- Brunei Research Council
Grid stability analysis and economic dispatch system - Brunei Research Council
Energy Management Network- Brunei Research Council


Hazra J., Kalyanaraman S., Mathew S., Seetharamakrishnan D.P., Shubhadip M. Wind farm layout in consideration of three-dimensional wake. US patent No. US9165092 B2 dated Oct 20, 2015.
Shah H., Mathew S. and Lim C.M. Low Reynolds number airfoil for a wind turbine blade and method thereof. WO/2016/174617, published Nov 3, 2016.
Shah H., Mathew S. and Lim C.M. Site specific design concept for wind energy systems. PCT application No. PCT/IB2016/052426, 2016.
Hazra J., Manikandan P, Verma A., Mathew S. and Petra I. Determining Intermittent Renewable Energy Penetration Limits in a Grid- US patent application: IN920150220US1 (1500-1786), 2016.


Member, Wind Working Group, UNFC, United Nations
Consultant, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) for the study on Energy Efficiency in Brunei Darussalam.
Member, Secretariat, Southeast Asian Collaboration for Ocean Renewable Energy (SEACORE)


“Zephyr is specialized in wind turbines. Zephyr proprietary turbines are capable of generating power with wind speed as low as 1.5 m/s and have potential of tap energy from low wind regimes. Design experts at Zephyr provide solutions to layout wind turbines using patented 3D micro-siting technology. Optimal design of renewable integrated micro-grids is another area of expertise.