Profile

First Name: Ahmed
Surname: Aboushady
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44(0)1224 262446
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ORCID: ORCID Icon http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2392-1916

Academic Background

  • PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Strathclyde, UK, 2012
  • MSc in Electrical and Control Engineering, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt, 2008
  • BEng (Hons) in Electrical and Control Engineering, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt, 2005

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching Electrical Power (EN2560) and Electrical Power and Energy Systems (EN3561)
  • Member of the Institute of Design, Environment and Sustainability (IDEAS)

Research Interests

  • High Voltage DC Transmission (HVDC) Transmission and DC Grids
  • Modular Multilevel Converters (MMCs)
  • DC/DC converters (hard and soft switched)
  • Modular DC/DC converters for high power applications
  • Renewable energy (wind and solar) grid integration
  • Distributed generation and energy management in AC/DC microgrids

Research Grants

  • Kick Start Award, Encompass project, "Coastal Solar Array", CI, £5k, 2014.

PhD Supervision

  • Yasen Harrye, "Modular Dual Active Bridge DC/DC Converter for HVDC Applications", 2012-date.

Professional Body Membership

  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of the Scottish Institute for Solar Energy Research (SISER)
  • Editorial board member of Journal of Electrical Engineering
  • Peer reviewer for IEEE/IET transactions and conferences
  • Peer reviewer for the Electric Power Systems Research (Elsevier) journal

Publications

  1. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed, S.J. Finney, and B.W. Williams, 'Linearized Large Signal Modelling, Analysis and Control Design of Phase-Controlled Series-Parallel Resonant Converters using State Feedback', IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Volume 28, Issue 8, August 2013, pp. 3896- 3911.
  2. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed, S.J. Finney, and B.W. Williams, 'Steady-State Analysis of Full-Bridge Series Resonant Converter with Phase-Shift and Frequency Control', IEEE Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD) Conf., April 2010, pp. 1-6.
  3. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed, S.J. Finney, B.W. Williams and Z.M. Shafik, 'Performance Analysis of a New Modular Nano-Crystalline Core Transformer Based Converter for Medium Voltage DC Transmission Applications', IEEE Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD) Conf., April 2010, pp. 1-6.
  4. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed, S.J. Finney, and B.W. Williams, 'Discrete Time Domain Small Signal Modeling of FullBridge Phase Shifted Series Resonant Converter' IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) Conf. 2010, pp. 2019 – 2024.
  5. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed, S.J. Finney, and B.W. Williams, 'Fuzzy Self-tuning PI Controller for Phase-Shifted Series Resonant Converters', International Power Engineering Energy and Electrical Drives (POWERENG) Conf., June 2011, pp. 1 – 6.
  6. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed, S.J. Finney, and B.W. Williams, 'State feedback linearized model for phase-controlled series-parallel resonant converters', 37th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), Nov. 2011, pp. 1590 – 1595.
  7. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed, S.J. Finney, and B.W. Williams, 'Steady State Analysis of Phase-Controlled LCC-Type Series-Parallel Resonant Converter Operating Above Resonance', Twenty-Eighth Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2013, pp. 2125- 2131.
  8. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed, S.J. Finney, and B.W. Williams, 'Predictive Voltage Control of Phase-Controlled Series-Parallel Resonant Converter', IEEE PowerEng conference, May 2013, pp.1028-1033.
  9. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed, S.J. Finney, and B.W. Williams, 'Compact Multi-Modular Design of High Power DC/DC Resonant Converters for Offshore Wind Energy HVDC Transmission', IEEE IECON conference, November 2013, pp. 5236-5241.
  10. Y. Harrye, A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed and G.P. Adam, 'Comprehensive Steady State Analysis of Bidirectional Dual Active Bridge DC/DC Converter Using Triple Phase Shift Control', IEEE ISIE conference, June 2014, pp.437-442.
  11. Y. Harrye, A.A. Aboushady, and K.H. Ahmed, 'Dual Active Bridge DC/DC Converter Reactive Power Minimization with Triple Phase Shift Control using Open Loop Neural Network Controller', IEEE ICRERA conference, October 2014, pp. 566-571.
  12. A.A. Aboushady and K.H. Ahmed, 'Sensorless Multi-loop Control of Phase-Controlled Series-Parallel Resonant Converter', IEEE ICRERA conference, October 2014, pp. 502-507.
  13. K.H. Ahmed and A.A. Aboushady, 'Modified Half-Bridge Modular Multilevel Converter for HVDC Systems with DC Fault Ride-Through Capability', IEEE IECON conference, November 2014, pp.4676-4682.
  14. A.A. Aboushady, K.H. Ahmed and D. Jovcic, 'Analysis and Hardware Testing of Cell Capacitor Discharge Currents During DC Faults in Half-Bridge Modular Multilevel Converters', published at IET ACDC conference, Feb 2015.
  15. A.A. Aboushady, K.H.Ahmed and D.Jovcic, "Modular Multilevel Converter based LCL DC/DC Converter for High Power DC Transmission Grids", accepted for publication at the IEEE EPE conference, Sept 2015.

Books

Ahmed Aboushady, 'Modular Medium-Voltage DC/DC Converter Based Systems', published by Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), August 2014, ISBN-13: 978-3659591716.