UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Department of Electrical Engineering

Power and Energy

Energy conversion group is a research group within the Department of Electrical Engineering, specialized in electrical machines and drives. The main focus of this group will be state of the art research on design and analysis of electrical machines and drives for higher power densities, increased energy efficiency, improved reliability and reduced maintenance, and greater functionality. The applications of these electrical machines will be in automotive, aerospace, renewable energy and consumer product sectors.

Topics

  • Brushless Wound Rotor Synchronous Machines
  • Self-excited/hybrid Synchronous Machines for Electric/Hybrid Electric Vehicle Applications
  • Design and Analysis of Vernier Machines for Washing Machine Applications
  • Power Quality Improvement of HVDC Transmission System
  • Energy Management System (EMS) for Residential and Industrial Microgrids

Ongoing projects

  1. Design and Optimization of a novel low-cost Consequent-Pole Hybrid Brushless Wound-Rotor Synchronous Machine
  2. Concentrated Winding Brushless Wound Rotor Synchronous Machine
  3. Attention Mechanism Based Dilated Causal Convolution network stacked with bidirectional LSTM for one day ahead Electrical load forecasting

Publications

  1. Nasir, M.B., Hussain, A., Niazi, K.A.K. and Nasir, M., 2022. An Optimal Energy Management System (EMS) for Residential and Industrial Microgrids. Energies, 15(17), p.6266.
  2. R. S. Mehmood, A. Hussain, U. Ali, M. T. Mehmood, “Novel Double Damped Tuned AC Filters in HVDC Systems,” CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua (Accepted)
  3. Ayub M, Hussain A, Sirewal GJ, Kwon BI. Wye-delta winding configuration for brushless operation of a wound field synchronous machine. International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics. 2020(Preprint):1-8.
  4. M. Ayub, S. Atiq, Q. Ali, A. Hussain, and B. I. Kwon, “Dual mode wound rotor synchronous machine for variable speed applications”, IEEE ACCESS, June 2020
  5. A. Hussain, S. Atiq and B. i. Kwon, "Consequent-Pole Hybrid Brushless Wound-Rotor Synchronous Machine," in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. doi: 10.1109/TMAG.2018.2837690
  6. A. Hussain, S. Atiq, and B. I. Kwon, "Optimal Design and Experimental Verification of Wound Rotor Synchronous Machine Using Subharmonic Excitation for Brushless Operation. ", Energies. vol. 11, no. 3 (554), pp. 1-15, March. 2018.
  7. A. Hussain and B. I. Kwon, "A new brushless wound rotor synchronous machine using a special stator winding arrangement," in Electrical Engineering, pp. 1-8, Nov. 2017.

Faculty

Dr. Asif Hussain

Dr. Irfan Ullah

Khalid Ijaz

Waseem Iqbal

Students

Waqar Ahmed Khan (MS Electrical Engineering)
Rimsha Musharraf (MS Electrical Engineering)

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