School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Salaheddine Ethni

TF / MSc Project Supervisor

Background

Background

Dr Salaheddine graduated from Bright Star University of Technology, Libya, with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Electrical Engineering in 1995, specializing in Automatic Control. He then studied for an MSc in Automation and Control, Newcastle University, UK in 2004, followed by a PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2011 from the same university. He joined the Electrical Power research group, School of Engineering, Newcastle University in September 2005.

Dr Salaheddine graduated from Bright Star University of Technology, Libya, with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Electrical Engineering in 1995, specializing in Automatic Control. He then studied for an MSc in Automation and Control, Newcastle University, UK in 2004, followed by a PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2011 from the same university. He joined the Electrical Power research group, School of Engineering, Newcastle University in September 2013.

Previous industrial experience:

  • Five years industry experience with Nissan, Renault and Radford.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • MSc Postgraduate Supervision: EEE8097: Individual Project, EEE8093: individual Projectand EEE8084: Individual Project
  • Supervisor of four PhD students
  • UG teaching (Electrical Engineering l) EEE1006 / EEE1007 (Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Marine Technology and Mechanical Engineering).
  • MSc teaching (Power Electronics - Design & Implementations) EEE8012 / EEE3003. 

As a project supervisor has steered 160 postgraduate students to MSc graduation so far in their areas of, power electrical converters, distributed generation systems, photovoltaic systems and automation & control.

Research Interests & Area of expertise:

  • Nature-inspired optimization algorithms.
  •  battery of electric vehicles modelling/management and control.
  •  control of electric drives.
  •  system identification (parameter estimation) of power electronic systems.
  •  electric power generation.
  •  condition monitoring and fault diagnosis of electrical machines.
  •  power electronic converters.
  •  adaptive control of power electronic systems.
  •  stand-alone and grid-connected PV systems.

Previous Positions 

  • TF / MSc project supervisor (Newcastle University) 2016 - present
  • RA / MSc project supervisor (Newcastle University) 2013 - 2016.
  • Assistant Lecturer (Al Jabal Al Gharbi University) 1996 - 2002

Memberships:

Languages:

  • Arabic
  • English

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Research

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

Research Interests & Area of expertise:

Nature-inspired optimization algorithms, battery of electric vehicles modelling/management and control, control of electric drives, system identification (parameter estimation) of power electronic systems, electric power generation, condition monitoring and fault diagnosis of electrical machines, power electronic converters, adaptive control of power electronic systems, stand-alone / grid-connected PV systems, system simulation and modelling using Matlab/Simulink.




Teaching

MSc Postgraduate Supervision

  • EEE8012 Power Electronics - Design & Implementations (MSc).  

  • EEE8097: Individual Project .

  • EEE8093 Individual Project.

  • EEE8084: Individual Project.

PhD Supervision

  • Co-supervisor of four PhD students

Undergraduate Teaching

  • EEE1006 / EEE1007 (Electrical Engineering I) EEE1006 / EEE1007 (Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Marine Technology and Mechanical Engineering).

  • EEE3003 Introduction to the Basics of Modern Power Electronics (Undergraduates).

Publications