## Profile

First Name: | Ahmed |
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Surname: | Aboushady |

Position: | Lecturer |

Telephone: | +44(0)1224 262446 |

Email: | a.aboushady@rgu.ac.uk |

ORCID: | 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

**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.**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.**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.**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.**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.**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.**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.**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.**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.- 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. - 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. **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.- 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. **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.**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.