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Ongoing PhD Projects


Davoodi, Amirali:
System-Level Reliability Modelling and Evaluation in Power Electronic Based Generation Systems. PhD period 2019.09.01 - 2022.08.31. 

Zheng, Changjiang:
Insulation Evaluation and Design in Power Electronic Components and Systems. PhD period 2019.09.01 - 2022.08.31. 

Gontijo, Gustavo Figueiredo:
Medium Voltage AC-AC Modular Multilevel Converter Solution Applied to Pumped Hydro Storage Systems and Wind Turbines. PhD period 2019.09.01 - 2022.08.31. 

Yin, Kai:
Filling Material Investigation of Composite Cross-arms and Grounding Design of a Composite Transmission Tower for 400 kV Overhead Lines. PhD period 2019.09.01 - 2022.08.31. 

Sadetmahaleh, Komeil Kohansal:
Hydrothermal Liquefaction of low Value Urban Feedstockes. PhD period 2019.09.01 - 2022.08.31. 

Zhang, Hanchi:
Transient Lightning Impulse Performance Analysis of a Fully Composite Pylon with an External-grounding Down-lead. PhD period 2019.09.01 - 2022.08.31. 

Fogsgaard, Martin Bendix:
Multi-Time Scale Modelling of Power Electronic Converters in Power System Applications. PhD period 2019.09.01 - 2022.08.31. 

Javidsharifi, Mahshid:
Photovoltaic Energy Supply for future Energy Neutral Base Stations. PhD period 2019.07.01 - 2022.06.30. 

Hansen, Nick Høy:
Numerical Study of Black Carbon Particles and their Removal from Ship Exhaust Gas with a Wet Electrostatic Precipitator. PhD period 2019.07.01 - 2022.06.30. 

Gholami-Khesht, Hosein:
Probabilistic Assessment and Robustness Analysis of Power Electronic Sub-System for Grid Applications. PhD period 2019.06.01 - 2022.05.31. 

Wang, Xinshuo:
Dynamic Interoperability of Grid-Forming Power Converters in Transmission Grids. PhD period 2019.05.01 - 2022.04.30.

Loghmani Moghaddam Toussi, Afshin:
Condition Monitoring & Remaining Useful Life Estimation for Power Electronic Components. PhD period 2019.05.01 - 2022.04.30.

Yaqoob, Mohammad:
Control, Management and Operation of Nanosatellite Microgrids. PhD period 2019.03.01 - 2022.02.28.

Yuan, Wenbin:
Advanced Stability Analysis and Control Framework of Inverter-fed Power System for Stability and Reliability Improvement. PhD period 2019.03.01 - 2022.02.28.

Xu, Luona:
Control Strategies of Power Electronic Converters for MVDC Shipboard Microgrids. PhD period 2019.02.15 - 2022.02.14.

Chen, Meng:
Solid State Synchronous Generator. PhD period 2019.02.01 - 2022.01.31.

Armenta, José Maurilio Raya:
Energy Management Systems for Islanded Microgrids with High Penetration of Renewable Energy Resources. PhD period 2019.01.01 - 2021.12.31.

He, Shan:
Study of Control for Grid-Connected Inverter based on Multisampling. PhD period 2019.01.01 - 2021.12.31.

Ghomi, Mohammad:
Measurement of the Transient Impedance of the Grounding System (Vertical Electrode) Buried in the Multi-Layer Stratified Soil Using Small-Scale Setup. PhD period 2019.01.01 - 2021.12.31.


Nujukambari, Ali Yahyaee:
Thermal Management of Power Electronics - with Focus on Forced Convection and Two Phase Cooling Applications. PhD period 2018.12.15 - 2021.12.14.

Xie, Peilin:
Power Management Systems for Shipboard ZED-based Multi-Microgrid Clusters. PhD period 2018.12.15 - 2021.12.14.

Pan, Yiwei:
High-Voltage Power Electronic Converters for Photovoltaic-Battery Systems. PhD period 2018.12.15 - 2021.12.14.

He, Jinkui:
Towards 1500-V DC-link PV Power Converters: Design and Control for Efficiency and Reliability. PhD period 2018.12.15 - 2021.12.14.

Tan, Sen:
Cyber Security based Distributed Control for DC Microgrids and Multiple Microgrids Clusters. PhD period 2018.12.15 - 2021.12.14.

Baburajan, Silpa:
Power Integrity of Dc-Connected Adjustable Speed Drive Systems. PhD period 2018.12.01 - 2021.11.30.

Qureshi, Amin Firozbhai:
Development of Wind Based Power Generation System with Power Quality Standards by FACTS Devices. PhD period 2018.11.01 - 2021.10.31.

Sui, Xin:
Accurate and Computation Efficient Algorithms for SOC and SOH Estimation of Lithium-ion Batteries in Electrical Vehicle Applications. PhD period 2018.11.01 - 2021.10.31.

Trondheim, Helma Maria:
Ensuring Grid Stability and Supply Reliability in a 100% Renewable Electricity Sector in the Faroe Islands. PhD period 2018.11.01 - 2021.10.31.

Zhang, Zhengfa:
Coordinated Control Strategy of Distributed Energy Resources in Distribution Networks. PhD period 2018.11.01 - 2021.10.31.

Zhao, Hongbo:
Medium Voltage Grid-tied Power Stacks enabled by 10kV SiC MOSFETs. PhD period 2018.11.01 - 2021.10.31.

Wu, Xuewei:
Optimal Operation of Integrated Energy System under Market Competition. PhD period 2018.10.15 - 2021.10.14.

Huang, Xinrong:
Smart Battery Management Systems for EV Drivetrains with Extended Useful Capacity. PhD period 2018.10.15 - 2021.10.14.

Zhang, Qi:
DCCB Operation and Protective Restoration Strategy in Hybrid HV AC\DC Grids. PhD period 2018.10.15 - 2021.10.14.

Gu, Tianbao:
Advanced Modeling of Biomass Pyrolysis and Gasification. PhD period 2018.10.15 - 2021.10.14.

Arbab Zavar, Babak:
Energy Management Systems based on Internet of Things/ Energy Internet for Smart Homes. PhD period 2018.10.01 - 2021.09.30.

Xi, Yufei:
Smart Utilization of Wind Energy in the Integrated Energy System. PhD period 2018.10.01 - 2021.09.30.

Kjær, Martin:
Lifetime Modeling of Key Components in Power Electronics based Power Systems. PhD period 2018.09.01 - 2022.08.31.

Zhang, Mengfan:
Real-Time Impedance Identification and Control for Three-Phase Power Electronic Systems. PhD period 2018.09.01 - 2021.08.31.

Dalal, Dipen Narendrabhai:
Medium Voltage Converter based on SiC (MV-BASIC). PhD period 2018.08.01 - 2021.07.31.

Habibi, Mohammad Reza:
Energy Management and Advanced Control of Future Marine Power Systems. PhD period 2018.07.01 - 2021.06.30.

Nournai-Esfetanaj, Naser:
Study of Spectral Characteristics of Low Frequency Conducted EMI on Smart Grid Robustness. PhD period 2018.07.01 - 2021.06.30.

Ketelsen, Søren:
Electro-Hydraulic Linear Drive for Offshore Applications with Focus on Energy Efficiency and Dynamic Characteristics. PhD period 2018.07.01 - 2021.06.30.

Nielsen, Simon Staal:
Compact and Efficient Drive Unit with Wide Operating Area for Conveyors. PhD period 2018.07.01 - 2021.06.30.

Lorzadeh, Omid:
Analysis of Stability Issues and Enhanced Stabilization Techniques of DC Microgrids. PhD period 2018.07.01 - 2021.06.30.

Shakibapour, Fariba:
Design and Control of a Bearingless Double U-Core Switched Reluctance Machine used for a Flywheel. PhD period 2018.07.01 - 2021.06.30.

Khazaee, Majid:
Design of Piezoelectric Energy Harvester for Low Power Sensors and Actuators. PhD period 2018.06.01 - 2021.05.31.

Asmussen, Magnus Færing:
Design of Reliable Fluid Power Pitch System. PhD period 2018.06.01 - 2021.05.31.

Poulsen, Mathias:
Packed Bed Scrubber for Marine Exhaust Gas Cleaning. PhD period 2018.06.01 - 2021.05.31.

Hussain, Noor:
Fault Detection and Coordinated Protection Systems for AC Microgrids. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2021.04.30.

Shakerighadi, Bahram:
Modelling and Control of Large-Signal Stability in Power Electronic-based Power Systems. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2020.12.01.

Mutarraf, Muhammad Umair.:
Integration of Energy Storage Systems in Future Shipboard Microgrids. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2021.04.30.

Chou, Shihfeng:
Modeling of Large-scale Power Electronics based Power System. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2021.04.30.

Haider, Muhammad Salman:
Catalytic Upgrading of Bio-crude and Fuel Production. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2021.04.30.

Nielsen, Alex Buus:
Topology Optimization for High Efficiency Wide Band Gap Ground Power Unit. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2021.04.30.

Lozano Sanchez, Eliana:
Integrated Biorefinery and CCU Technologies for Aquatic and Terrestrial Biomass. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2021.04.30.

Ali Khan Niazi, Kamran:
Hotspot Detection, Classification, and Mitigation Techniques for Enhanced Performance of Solar PV Systems. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2021.04.30.

Liu, Wenjie:
Modeling and Control of Impedance Source Converters for Grid-Connected PV Systems. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2021.04.30.

Peng, Qiao:
Stability Analysis of highly Aggregated Power Electronic-based Photovoltaic Power Systems. PhD period 2018.05.01 - 2021.04.30.

Wang, Yangwen:
SiC-Based Active Damper for Stabilizing Power Electronic Based Power System. PhD period 2018.04.01 - 2021.03.31.

Steinkohl, Joachim:
Reliable Control of Power Electronic based Power Systems. PhD period 2018.04.01 - 2021.03.31.

Mehrzadi, Mojtaba:
Power Management System in Dynamic Positioning Platform Supply Vessel. PhD period 2018.04.01 - 2021.03.31.

Nielsen, Thomas:
Technological Choice for Sustainable District Heating in Denmark: Structure, Agency and Exergy Outcomes in a Contemporary Malthusian System. PhD period 2018.04.01 - 2021.03.31.

Chen, Dunzhi:
High Performance Sensorless V/F Control for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines. PhD period 2018.04.01 - 2021.03.31.

Shah, Ayaz Ali:
Characterization and Optimization of Role of Aqueous Phase in Hydrothermal Liquefaction (HTL) Processing. PhD period 2018.03.15 - 2021.03.14.

Seehar, Tahir Hussain:
Life Cycle and Techno-Economic Analysis for HTL (Hydrothermal Liquefaction) Process Scenarios. PhD period 2018.03.15 - 2021.03.14.

Ma, Kaiqi:
Advanced Protection Technologies of a Cable Dominated Network with large Scale Power Electronics. PhD period 2018.02.01 - 2021.01.31.

Aunsborg, Thore:
Solid State Generator for Float Zone Process. PhD period 2018.01.01 - 2020.12.31.

Wu, Linlin:
Micro-actuator Applied in Biomedical Devices. PhD period 2018.01.01 - 2019.12.31. (has been prolonged till 2020.06.30)


Zhou, Weihua:
Stability Assessment and Control of Power Electronic-Dominated Power System with Underground Cable and Reactive Power Compensation Devices. PhD period 2017.12.01 - 2020.11.30.

Wang, Songda:
Advanced Control Strategies of Modular Multilevel Converter. PhD period 2017.12.01 - 2020.11.30.

Du, He:
Quantitative Impact of Abnormal Conditions on Remaining Useful Lifetime of SiC MOSFET Power Module and Possible Mitigation Strategies. PhD period 2017.12.01 - 2020.11.30.

Liu, bochen:
A Universal and Optimized Robust EV Charger. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31.

Chen, Zhengge:
Mission Profile based Efficiency and Reliability Improvement for AC-DC Converters. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31.

Terriche, Yacine:
Improving Power Quality Issues of Shipboard MICROGRIDs. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31.

Gong, Hong:
Stability of Wind Power Plants with STATCOM. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31. (due to leave of absence the period has been prolonged till 2021.02.23)

Peng, Yingzhou:
An Advanced Condition Monitoring System for Power Converter. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31.

Gao, Shisong:
Dynamic Behavior of a Power Electronic based System Analysis through Virtual Impedance Method. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31.

Yuan, Jing:
Efficient and Cost-Effective Impedance Source Converters for Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Systems. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31.

Li, Na:
A Study on Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyzer Degradation Test, Mechanism Analysis and Modeling. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31.

Zhu, Jimin:
Control and Monitoring of a High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane (HT-PEM) Fuel Cell System with Methanol Reforming. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31.

Bayati, Navid:
Fault Detection and Location of DC Microgrids. PhD period 2017.11.01 - 2020.10.31.

Christensen, Jeppe Haals:
3D Assisted Wind Turbine Power Converter Topology Design and Validation. PhD period 2017.10.01 - 2020.09.30.

Stepaniuk; Viktor:
Energy Management Systems for Smart Buildings. PhD period 2017.10.01 - 2020.09.30.

Lashab, Abderezak:
Control of Photovoltaic Systems with Integrated Energy Storage. PhD period 2017.10.01 - 2019.10.15.

Hansen, Dennis Severin:
Injection Water Quality Monitoring and Control. PhD period 2017.09.01 - 2020.08.31.

Bram, Mads Valentin:
Grey-Box Modeling and Plant-Wide Control in Water Treatment for Offshore Oil & Gas Production. PhD period 2017.09.01 - 2020.08.31.

Graungaard Taul, Mads:
Modeling of Multi-Converters under Grid Fault Conditions. PhD period 2017.09.01 - 2021.06.30.

Nielsen, Simon Klinge:
Pelleting of Biomass. PhD period 2017.09.01 - 2020.08.31.

Heydari, Rasool:
A Robust Model Predictive Control Framework for Optimal Operation of Microgrids under Uncertainty. PhD period 2017.08.01 - 2020.07.31. 

Conti, Federica:
Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Organic Waste Sources for Biocrude Production. PhD period 2017.08.01 - 2019.01.14. (has been prolonged till 2019.07.14)

Chen, Mengxing:
Highly Efficient and Reliable SiC based Photovoltaic Inverters. PhD period 2017.08.01 - 2020.07.31. 

Baus, Ivan:
Methodology Evolution of Lifetime Calculation for Axial Piston units based on Comprehensive Load Cycle Determination. PhD period 2017.07.01 - 2020.06.30.

Wu, Heng:
Dynamics and Control of Modular Multilevel Power Electronic Systems. PhD period 2017.05.01 - 2020.04.30. 

Ashouri, Mani:
Protection of Multi-Terminal VSC-HVDC Transmission Lines. PhD period 2017.04.15 - 2020.04.14.  

Yousefi, Mojtaba:
Stochastic Energy Management in Smart Home with Integration of PV/Plug-in Electric Vehicle and Battery Storage. PhD period 2017.04.01 - 2020.03.31. 

Novak, Mateja:
Model Predictive Control of Multilevel Converters in Multi-Terminal DC Networks. PhD period 2017.03.01 - 2020.02.29.

Wang, Hao:
Offshore Wind Farm Optimization and Control. PhD period 2017.03.01 - 2020.02.29.

Shen, Zhan:
Design and Reliability of Magnetic Components of Power Electronic Converters. PhD period 2017.02.15 - 2020.02.14.

Parikh, Harsh Rajesh:
Imaging-Based Diagnostics of Photovoltaic Arrays. PhD period 2017.02.01 - 2020.01.31.

Meng, Ying:
Multi-Stator Permanent Magnet Machines for Stand-Alone Wind Power Generation. PhD period 2017.01.15 - 2020.01.14.

Li, Mingshen:
DC Microgrid Control Technologies applied to HVDC Systems. PhD period 2017.01.15 - 2020.01.14.

Mortazavinatanzi, Seyedmohammad:
Investigation of Manufacturing Process for High Cooling/Power Density Thermoelectric Devices. PhD period 2017.01.01 - 2019.12.31.

Donkov, Viktor Hristov:
Use of Digital Hydraulics in Secondary Control of Cylinder Drives. PhD period 2017.01.01 - 2019.12.31.

Petersen, Lennart:
Proof-of-Concept on Next Generation Hybrid Power Plant Control. PhD period 2017.01.01 - 2019.12.31. (has been prolonged till 2020.04.15)

Ma, Kuichao:
Condition Monitoring and Fault Tolerant Control of Wind Farms. PhD period 2017.01.01 - 2019.12.31. 


Al Hasheem, Mohamed:
Improvement of Transient Power Sharing Performance in Parallel Converter System and Microgrids. PhD period 2016.12.01 - 2019.11.30.

Shen, Yecheng:
Micro Electromagnetic Devices for Body Energy Harvesting. PhD period 2016.11.01 - 2019.10.31.

Yin, Zhijian:
Capacitor Sizing and Optimization for Highly Reliable MMC Systems. PhD period 2016.11.01 - 2019.10.31.

Wang, Zhongxu:
Mission Profile based Control and Reliability Improvement Strategies of Modular Multilevel Converter. PhD period 2016.11.01 - 2019.10.31.

Zhang, Yi:
Reliability Oriented Design and Optimization of Modular Multilevel Converter. PhD period 2016.11.01 - 2019.10.31.

Matbouei, Alireza:
Development of small Size Hydrostatic Transmission using Digital Displacement Technology. PhD period 2016.10.15 - 2021.03.16. (Leave of absence January 2, 2019 – September 1, 2019.)

Madani, Seyed Saeed:
CFD based Optimization of Electric Vehicles Battery Pack Thermal Management. PhD period 2016.10.01 - 2019.09.30. (has been prolonged till 2020.03.31)

Sánchez Martin-Loeches, Ruben:
Real Time State Estimation and Asset Management in Distribution Grids. PhD period 2016.10.01 - 2019.09.30.

Stroe, Rodica-Elisabeta:
Modelling Photocatalytic Ethylene Destruction by CFD. PhD period 2016.09.01 - 2019.08.31. (has been prolonged till 2020.02.29)

Bender, Niels Christian:
Development and Optimization of Mechanical Topology for Fast Switching Valve for Digital Displacement Units. PhD period 2016.08.15 - 2019.08.14. 

Casaretto, René:
Computation of Efficiency in Biogas Plants with Consideration of Incomplete Mass- and Energybalances based on Calorimetric Investigations. PhD period 2016.08.01 - 2019.07.31. (has been prolonged till 2020.01.31)

Sinha, Rakesh:
IT-Infrastructures for Control and Supervision in Energy Systems. PhD period 2016.08.01 - 2019.07.31. (has been prolonged till 2019.11.13)

Li, Xiyan:
Modelling of Gasification of Biomass Particles. PhD period 2016.04.01 - 2019.03.31. (has been prolonged till 2019.09.30)

Hansen, Leif:
Smart Water Treatment Systems - Produced Water Treatment (SWTS-PWT). PhD period 2016.02.15 - 2019.02.14. (has been prolonged till 2019.08.14)

Gonzales, Adolfo Garcia:
Recyclable Electrical Machine Designs with 3D Flux and Non-Traditional Materials. PhD period 2016.02.15 - 2019.02.14. (has been prolonged till 2019.08.14)

Ali, Shahid:
Modeling and Optimization of Synthetic Fuel Production Units Based on Combined Solid Oxide Electrolysis and Gasification. PhD period 2016.02.01 - 2019.01.31. (has been prolonged till 2019.11.16)

Started 2015

Lu, Dapeng:
Stability of SiC-based Current Source Converters in Power Electronic System. PhD period 2015.12.01 - 2018.11.30. (has been prolonged till 2019.05.31)

Started 2014

Gökmen, Nuri:
Maximizing Renewable Energy Integration in Distribution Grids. PhD period 2014.07.01 - 2017.06.30. (has been prolonged till 2017.12.30)