UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Department of Electrical Engineering

Power and Energy

New opportunities in power and energy are arising with advances in renewable energy systems, energy management, and control. Students and faculty are investigating renewable energy systems to develop a variety of novel applications, from solar energy systems to power systems. Power systems research is seeking new tools and techniques for improving grid efficiency and robustness. An important aspect of this work is the development of network control strategies for enhancing grid responsiveness, and enabling greater levels of renewable generation.

Topics

  • Renewable energy
  • Photovoltaic systems
  • Concentrator photovoltaic
  • Solar thermal
  • Electrical power systems

Ongoing projects

  1. Highly concentrated nonimaging CPV system
  2. Centered receiver-based CPV system

Publications

  1. Irfan Ullah, Optical Design of Centered-receiver CPV System, Journal of Photonics for Energy, vol. 11, pp. 035502, 2021. 10.1117/1.JPE.11.035502
  2. Irfan Ullah, Fiber-based daylighting system using trough collector for uniform illumination, Solar Energy, vol. 196, pp. 484–493, 2020. 10.1016/j.solener.2019.12.052
  3. Irfan Ullah, Optical Modeling of Two-stage Concentrator Photovoltaic System Using Parabolic Trough, Journal of Photonics for Energy, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 043102, 2019. 10.1117/1.JPE.9.043102
  4. Irfan Ullah, Hui Lv, Allen Jong-Woei Whang, Yuehong Su, Analysis of a Novel Design of Uniformly Illumination for Fresnel Lens-based Optical Fiber Daylighting System, Energy and Buildings, vol. 154, pp. 19-29, 2017. 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.08.066

Faculty

Dr Irfan Ullah

Waseem Iqbal

Nauman Ahmad

Students

Muhammad Bilal Babar
Muhammad Bilal Zunair Azhar
Hameel Zafar
Muhammad Tayyab

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