Students

I am supervising the following students

Ph.D (Admitted to Candidacy)

Bananeh Ansari Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Multi-Agent Based Systems for Thermostatically Controlled Loads
Mohammad Babakmehr Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Advance Signal Processing Applications in Smart Grids.
Abdullah Bubshait Colorado School of Mines
Thesis:Advanced Modeling and Analysis of Synchronous Generators for Wind Energy Systems
Farnaz Harirchi Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Instantaneous Power Theory Based Distributed Energy Management Control .
Ali Mortezai Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Conservative Power Theory for Improved Power Quality of Smart-Grids..

M.Sc In Progress

Xuliang Hou Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Quasi Z-Source Single Phase Inverter for Photovoltaic Energy Conversion.


I have supervised the following students

Ph.D Completed

Kerry McBee Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: An Optimization Approach for Real-Time Identification of Harmonic Resonance Due to Pending Volt/VAr Capacitor Bank Operation
Mohammad Kabalo University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard, France
Thesis: High Frequency AC Link for Renewable Energy Systems
Sudipta Chakraborty Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: High Frequency AC Link for Renewable Energy Systems
Jeferson M. Correa Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
Thesis: Desenvolvimento e Implementação de uma Micro-Rede Avançada de Alta Freqüência para Integração de Fontes Alternativas de Energia [Development and Implementation of an Advanced High Frequency AC Microgrid for Integration of Alternative Energy Sources.]
Taehong Kim Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Development of a Fuzzy Logic Based Utilization Predictor Model for Hard Rock Tunnel Boring Machines.
Paulo E. M. Almeida University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thesis: Redes Neurais CMAC Paramétricas: Fundamentos e Aplicações em Processamento de Sinais e Controle de Processos [Parametric CMAC Neural Networks: Fundaments and Applications in Signal Processing and Process Control].
Francisco Javier Ropero Pelaéz University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thesis: Redes Neurais e Lógica Fuzzy sob a Perspectiva de uma Teoria Algébrica de Probabilidade [Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic Under Perspective of a New Algebraic Theory of Probability].
Petronio Vieira Jr. University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thesis: Projeto, Modelagem e Acionamento de Motor Pentafásico de Imãs Permanents [Design, Modeling and Driving a Permanent-magnet Five-phases Motor].

Master of Science Completed

Abdulhakeem Alsaleem, Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Bidirectional Converter for Battery Based Energy System for Residential Applications
Chris Lute Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: An Improved DC-DC Converter for Photovoltaic Power System Applications
Aleksander Reznik Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Analysis and Design of a Smart Inverter for Renewable Energy Interconnection to the Grid
Saurav Bhattarai Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: A Cyber Physical System enabled efficient building energy management system through a multi-agent decision making control methodology
Peng Zhao Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: A Cyber Physical System enabled efficient building energy management system through a multi-agent decision making control methodology
Matthew Earleywine Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Analysis and Performance Improvement of Hybrid Electric Vehicles Based on Real World Driving Profile”,
Matthew D. Zolor Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Design of High Frequency, Wide Input Range DC/DC Converter Employing Phase-Shift ZVZCS Topology for Distributed Generation Connectivity
Caroline Uriarte Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Electrical Modeling and Integration of Distributed Energy Resources into the Electric Grid
Bhaskara C. Palle Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Dynamic Integration of a Doubly-Fed Induction Generator with a Fuel Cell Connected to Grid.
Robert Allen Wood Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Experimental Evaluation of a Stand Alone Wind Turbine Induction Generator Under Stator Flux Orientation.
Alexandre Teixeira Mafra University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thesis: Reconhecimento Automático de Locutor em Modo Independente de Texto por Self-Organizing Maps [Automatic Recognition of Speakers in Independent Text Mode with Self Organizing Maps].
Mark Dace Colorado School of Mines
Thesis: Design and Evaluation of a Self-Powered Telemetric Knee
Silvio Szafir University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thesis: Sistema Baseado em Processador Digital de Sinais para Controle em Tempo-real de Motor Elétrico [Digital Signal Processing Based System for Real-time Control of Electric Motors].
Jhonny Leonidas Merma Tiquilloca University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thesis: Análise Dinâmica de Sistemas de Produção Flutuante de Petróleo através de Redes Neurais Artificiais [Dynamical Analysis of Floating Petroleum Production Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks].
Nilson N. Franceschetti University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thesis: Sistema de Acionamento e Controle para Veículo Elétrico Movido à Energia Solar [Control Drive System for Solar Energy Powered Electric Vehicles]