School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Mohamed Dahidah

Lecturer in Power Electronics

Background

Mohamed is a member of the Electrical Power research group and his profile can be viewed on Google Scholar

Qualifications 

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, 2008 
  • Master of Applied Science, 2002
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Hons), 1998  
  • Newcastle Teaching Award, 2014

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Degree Programme Director: MSc Electrical Power.

Membership of Professional Organisations

  • Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (SMIEEE) Inc., (USA).
  • Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK

Research

Mohamed is a member of the Electrical Power research group.

Research interests

  • Advanced Power Electronics Conversion Systems
  • Solid State Transformers (SST)
  • Multilevel converters
  • Selective Harmonic Elimination (SHE)
  • HVDC and FACTS based Converters
  • Low Frequency Transmission Systems.
  • Grid-connected Inverters
  • Distributed Generation (DG)
 

PhD Supervision

  • Abdo Mnider (graduated)
  • Osama Abushafa (graduated)
  • JianKai Ma (September, 2014 - present)
  • Chenming Zhang (September, 2014 - present)
  • He Liu Liu (September, 2014 - present)
  • Yara Khawaja (January, 2016 - present)
  • Hamidreza Gashtil (September, 2016 - present)
  • Van-Binh Vu (September, 2016 - present)
  • Nasiru Kadandani (January, 2017 - present)


Research Funding

  • 2017- 2020, Realibility, condition monitoring and health management technologies for WBG power modules, (Funding Source: EPSRC, EP/R004366/1)
  • 2016-2020, Dynamic Charging for Electric Vehicles (EV) by Wireless Power Transfer, (Funding Source: Newcastle University)
  • 2016-2020, Changan UK R&D Centre Limited, PhD Studentship.
  • 2014-2017, Network Innovation Allowance (Funding Source: Scottish power).
  • 2010-2012, Improved power electronic reactive power compensator for the future transmission lines, (Funding Source: Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia)
  • 2009-2012, SHE-PWM controlled multilevel converter for utility applications, (Funding Source: University of Nottingham).
  • 2008-2009, Research/teaching prototyping platform for power electronics conversion systems, (Funding Source: University of Nottingham).

National and International recognition or indicators of esteem

  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IET Power Electronics Journal.
  • Frist Prize paper a ward at IEEE Conference on SusTainable Utilization and Development in EngiNeering and Technology
  • Girling Watson Fellowship as Visiting Scholar to the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, the University of Sydney for the period 1 June 2009 to 31 August 2009.

  • Invited seminar talk, “VSCs-based STATCOM technology: topologies, control and applications” Center of Excellence in Power Engineering, The University of Sydney, August, 07 2009.

  • Invited seminar talk, “Multilevel Selective Harmonic Elimination PWM: An Overview”, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, May, 22nd 2016.  

  • External examiner for PhD and research degrees dissertations.

  • Member of technical international committee, ACPEE 2017 conference.

  • Regular referee for a number of IEEE/IET Journals and conferences.


Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

EEE 1001- Fields, Materials & Devices I

EEE 1006/1007 - Electrical Engineering  

 

Postgraduate Teaching 

EEE 8075- Electrical power and control project (Module Leader)

Publications