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Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

  • Nonlinear control of power electronic interfaces for renewable energy applications
  • Power system dynamics
  • Resiliency of power grids
  • Power system, modeling, stability, and control
  • Power system fault analysis for bushfire mitigation
  • Microgrids (AC, DC, and hybrid AC/DC)
  • Grid integration of renewable energy sources (small- and large-scale solar and wind)
  • Transactive energy management and optimization for microgrids
  • Smart metering and smart grid data analytics
  • Energy storage systems (small- and large-scale)
  • Nonlinear control theory and applications

Key Publications

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  • A Nonlinear Backstepping Control Scheme for Rapid Earth Fault Current Limiters in Resonant Grounded Power Distribution Systems: Applications for Mitigating Powerline Bushfires, Roy, T., Mahmud, M., Barik, M., Nasiruzzaman, A., Oo, A. Apr 2022, In: IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics
  • A nonlinear double‐integral sliding mode controller design for hybrid energy storage systems and solar photovoltaic units to enhance the power management in DC microgrids, Ghosh, S., Roy, T., Pramanik, M., Mahmud, M. 2 Mar 2022, In: IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution
  • Cloud Energy Storage Based Embedded Battery Technology Architecture for Residential Users Cost Minimization, Saini, V., Seervi, A., Kumar, R., A, S., Mahmud, M., Al-Sumaiti, A. 2022, In: IEEE Access
  • Control of arc suppression devices in compensated power distribution systems using an integral sliding mode controller for mitigating powerline bushfires, Barzegar-Kalashani, M., Mahmud, M., Barik, M., Oo, A. 1 Jan 2022, In: International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems
  • Dynamic analysis of variable-speed pumped storage plants for mitigating effects of excess wind power generation, Deng, Y., Wang, P., Morabito, A., Feng, W., Mahmud, A., Chen, D., Hendrick, P. 1 Feb 2022, In: International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems
  • Fault current compensations in resonant grounded distribution systems to mitigate powerline bushfires using a nonsingular terminal sliding model controller, Roy, T., Mahmud, M. 1 Feb 2022, In: IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution
  • Harmonics propagation and interaction evaluation in small-scale wind farms and hydroelectric generating systems, Zhao, Z., Mahmud, M., Campana, P., Hredzak, B., Luo, J., Chen, D., Xu, B. 4 Mar 2022, In: ISA Transactions
  • Higher-order sliding mode current controller for grid-connected distributed energy resources with LCL filters under unknown grid voltage conditions, Barzegar-Kalashani, M., Tousi, B., Mahmud, M., Farhadi-Kangarlu, M. 1 Apr 2022, In: IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution
  • Hybrid Chirp Signal Design for Improved Long-Range (LoRa) Communications, Noor-A-Rahim, M., Khyam, M., Mahmud, A., Li, X., Pesch, D., Poor, H. 5 Jan 2022, In: Signals

PGR Supervision

  • Warnakulasuriya Fernando Nonlinear Model Predictive Controller Design for Rapid Earth Fault Current Limiters in Compensated Distribution Networks for Mitigating Powerline Bushfires Start Date: 01/03/2022
  • Susheel Kumar Pirmani Fault Detection and Performance Analysis of Power Distribution Networks with Rapid Earth Fault Current Limiters to Mitigate Powerline Bushfires Start Date: 01/03/2022


  • Electrical Engineering PhD December 12 2012
  • Senior Member Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

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