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Abd A. Arkadan

  • Electrical Engineering Division - EECS Dept.
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401


  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Mississippi, 1980
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1981
  • PhD Electrical Engineering, Clarkson University, New York, USA, 1988


  • Energy Conversion, Electric Machines and Drives, and Design Optimization. Applications: Renewable and Efficient Energy and Power Systems, Micro-grids, Onboard Aerospace and Marine Power Systems, and Hybrid Electric Vehicles.


  • 1. Arkadan, A.A. and El-Hariri, M., EMSS-Wavelets for Characterization of High-Speed Generators in Distributed Generation, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, Vol. 52, No. 2, Article 8101504, March 2016.
  • 2. Al-Aawar, N. and Arkadan A.-R.A., Optimal Control Strategy for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Powertrain, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 03, No. 2, pp. 362-370, June 2015.
  • 3. Arkadan, A.A., Al-Aawar, N., and Hariri, A.O. EM-Taguchi Module for the Characterization of WAD, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, Vol. 51, No. 3, Article 8202304, March 2015.
  • 4. Al-Aawar, N. and Arkadan, A.A., Hybrid Electric Vehicle Characterization Using Generalized Notion of Power, Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, ACES, Vol. 28, No. 11, pp. 1080-1087, November, 2013.
  • 5. Al-Aawar, N.; Hijazi, T.M. and Arkadan, A.A., Particle Swarm Optimization of Coupled Electromechanical Systems, IEEE Trans. on Mag., Vol.47, No.5, pp.1314-17, May 2011.
  • 6. Arkadan, A.A.; ElBsat, M.N. and Mneimneh, M.A., Particle Swarm Design Optimization of ALA Rotor SynRM for Traction Applications, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 956 959, March 2009.
  • 7. Arkadan, A.A., Abou-Samra, Y. and Al-Aawar, N., Characterization of Stand Alone AC Generators during No-Break Power Transfer using Radial Basis Networks, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, Vol. 43, No. 12, pp. 1821-1824, April 2007.
  • 8. Arkadan, A.A., Mneimneh, M. and Al-Aawar, N., R-FL-C Model for Design Optimization of PM Generators, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, Vol. 43, No. 12, pp. 1649-1652, April 2007.
  • 9. Arkadan, A.A. Hanbali, A.A. and Al-Aawar, N., Design Optimization of ALA Rotor SynRM Drives using T-AI-EM Environment, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, Vol. 43, No. 12, pp. 1645-1648, April 2007.
  • 10. Arkadan, A.A.; Al-Aawar, N.A.; Ericsen, T., EM-TFL Environment for the Design Optimization of Electromagnetic Launchers, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 1772-1775, May 2005.