School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Osama Abushafa

Visiting Researcher

Background

Osama Abushafa received the B.Sc. degree from Sirt University, Albregah, Libya, in 2001, the M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees from Newcastle University, in 2010 and 2017, respectively, all in electrical and electronic engineering. From 2010 to 2012, he was an Assistant Lecturer with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Department, Zawia University. In 2013, he joined the Electrical Power Research Group, Newcastle University, as a PhD researcher in Power Electronics. Since November 2017, has been with Turbo Power Systems LTD company.,Dr. Osama has recently been a regular reviewer for IEEE and Elsevier journals. 

Research

Research interests:

- Power electronics control strategies for low and high level converters 

- Modular multilevel converter 

- Online and offline estimation schemes 

- Health monitoring

- Battery management    

Publications