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Faculty Profile

Dr Irfan Ullah

Assistant Professor

School of Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

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Dr. Irfan Ullah is an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering Department, School of Engineering at the University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore, Pakistan. He is appointed as Director of Projects at UMT in 2018. Previously, he was a post-doctoral fellow in Graduate Institute of Color and Illumination Technology at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. He also worked as a visiting scholar in Competence Center Envelopes and Solar Energy at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Horw, Switzerland. He has provided high-level research in a variety of institutes and across multiple research areas. From 2014, he is serving as the founding Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Daylighting. He has been invited as Guest Editor and reviewer of several international journals.

  • Power systems
  • Power converters
  • Energy technologies
  • Concentrating photovoltaic
  • Solar concentrators
  • Solar thermal
  • Illumination systems
  • Optical lighting systems
  • Optical modeling & simulation
  • Daylighting systems
  • Renewable energy
  • Concentrated Photovoltaic System (Eight-fold Fresnel, octagonal lens, uniform irradiance)
  • Solar Concentrating system (parabolic trough, linear Fresnel lens, compound parabolic concentrator)
  • Heliostat-Based Solar Concentrating System (large-scale system for multi-story buildings, light-guide)
  • Solar Concentrating System using Collimated Light (parabolic reflector, Fresnel lens, plano-convex lens)
  • Illumination System using Photonics Engineering (light collimator, prismatic diffuser)
  • Solar Light Redirecting Components (prismatic light guide for daylighting, light redirecting prismatic-film)
  • Hyperspectral Imaging System (interferometer, FFT, DSP, IR camera, image processing, software development)
  • LIDAR for automobile applications (lenses, laser, microprocessor)
  • Optical Teeth Crack and Cavities Checker (high power LED, ball lens)
  • Autonomous Robot Navigation (object-tracking, accident avoidance, sonar and IR sensors, mobile robot)
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
Electrical Engineering Department, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan Director of Projects 04-10-2018 Present
Electrical Engineering Department, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan Assistant Professor 01-02-2016 Present
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan Post-Doctoral Fellow 01-01-2015 31-12-2015
Competence Centre Envelopes and Solar Energy, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Horw, Switzerland Research Fellow 01-01-2015 31-12-2015
Journal of Daylighting Founding Editor-in-Chief 01-12-2014 Present
Moori Technologies Co., South Korea Software Engineer 01-09-2013 31-03-2014
Myongji University, South Korea Doctoral Fellow 20-07-2011 12-02-2015
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Analysis of a Novel Design of Uniformly Illumination for Fresnel Lens-based Optical Fiber Daylighting System Energy and Buildings 4.457 2017
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Development of Optical Fiber-Based Daylighting System and Its Comparison Energies 2.676 2015
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Freeform Microstructure Linear Light Emitter Design for Nature Light Illumination System Applied Optics 1.650 2015
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR An innovative light collimator with Afocal lens and TIR lens for daylighting system Applied Optics 1.650 2015
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Highly Concentrated Optical Fiber-Based Daylighting Systems for Multi-Floor Office Buildings Energy and Buildings 4.457 2014
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Development of Fresnel-based Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) System with Uniform irradiance Journal of Daylighting 0.000 2014
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Integrated Tracking and Accident Avoidance System for Mobile Robot International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems 2.173 2013
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Uniformly Illuminated Efficient Daylighting System Smart Grid and Renewable Energy 0.000 2013
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Development of Optical Fiber-based Daylighting System with Uniform Illumination Journal of the Optical Society of Korea 0.637 2012
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
Postdoctoral Fellow National Taiwan University of Science and Technology Taiwan
PhD Myongji University South Korea
Position Start Date End Date
Teaching (BS, MS, & PhD Courses) 01-02-2016 Present
Power System Protection 01-02-2016 Present
High Voltage Engineering 01-02-2016 Present
Advanced Power Systems 01-02-2016 Present
Photovoltaic Energy Systems 01-02-2016 Present
Electrical Machine Design 01-02-2016 Present
Renewable Electrical Energy Resources 01-02-2016 Present
Photonics Technologies (Optoelectronics) 01-02-2016 Present
Electrical Machine 01-02-2016 Present
  • Guest editor, 2017, Buildings, MDPI
  • Bronze Paper Award, IEEE, 2014
  • Best Thesis Award, Myongji University, 2014
  • Founding Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Daylighting, 2014
  • Bronze Paper Award, IEEE, 2013
  • Bronze Paper Award, IEEE, 2012
  • ­HEC Approved PhD Supervisor
  • Pakistan Engineering Council
  • SolarLits
  • CrossRef
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