Ongoing PhD Projects


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.

Vernica, ionut:
Model-based Reliability Analysis and Optimization for Power Electronic Systems. PhD period 2018.07.01 - 2019.06.30.

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 Islanded AC and DC Microgrid Clusters. 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:
Assessment of Artificial Intelligent Control for Dynamic Positioning System on Offshore Drilling Vessels. 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.

Sønderskov, Simon Dyhr:
Condition Monitoring of Fuel Cell Backup Power Systems. PhD period 2018.01.01 - 2019.12.31.

Jørgensen, Asger Bjørn:
High Power Density Packaging of Wide Band Gap Semiconductors. PhD period 2018.01.01 - 2019.05.31.

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.


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.

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.

Situ, Wenfu:
Heat Transfer Optimization for Multiphase Flow in Microscale Thermal Management System. 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.

Ceccarelli, Lorenzo:
Advanced Modeling of SiC Power MOSFETs aimed to the Reliability Evaluation of Power Modules. PhD period 2017.10.01 - 2019.05.14.

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, Mads Kjedal:
Modeling of Multi-Converters under Grid Fault Conditions. PhD period 2017.09.01 - 2021.08.31.

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

Nørgaard, Jacob Bitsch:
Multi-time Scale Modelling of Power Electronic Converters in Power System Applications. PhD period 2017.09.01 - 2021.08.31.

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.

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. 

Syamroni, Abdul Wachid:
Scada-Based Reliability & Protection for Active Distribution Network. PhD period 2017.03.01 - 2020.02.29.

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.

Asadi, Amin:
Temperature Management of Power Electronic Devices utilizing Thermoelectric Modules and Nanofluids. PhD period 2017.02.01 - 2020.01.31.

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.

Sangwongwanich, Ariya:
Control in Power Electronics for Next-Generation High-Reliability Photovoltaic Systems. 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. 

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 Systems. 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 - 2020.07.16. (leave of absence 1 April 2018 - 1 January 2019)

Madani, Seyed Saeed:
CFD based Optimization of Electric Vehicles Battery Pack Thermal Management. PhD period 2016.10.01 - 2019.09.30.

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

Baizura Binti Ahamad, Nor:
Integration of Microgrid Technologies in Future Seaports. PhD period 2016.09.15 - 2019.09.14.

Stroe, Rodica-Elisabeta:
Modelling Photocatalytic Ethylene Destruction by CFD. PhD period 2016.09.01 - 2019.08.31.

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. 

Sinha, Rakesh:
IT-Infrastructures for Control and Supervision in Energy Systems. PhD period 2016.08.01 - 2019.07.31. 

Pokhrel, Basanta Raj:
Enhanced Grid Observability in Active Distribution Grids. PhD period 2016.08.01 - 2019.07.31. 

Nainar, Karthikeyan:
Intelligent Multi-level Control, Protection and Reconfiguration Schemes for Active Distribution Grids. PhD period 2016.08.01 - 2019.07.31.

Li, Xiyan:
Modelling of Gasification of Biomass Particles. PhD period 2016.04.01 - 2019.03.31.

Jepsen, Kasper Lund:
Smart Water Treatment Systems – Injection water Treatment (SWTS-IWT). PhD period 2016.02.15 - 2019.02.14.

Hansen, Leif:
Smart Water Treatment Systems - Produced Water Treatment (SWTS-PWT). PhD period 2016.02.15 - 2019.02.14.

Gonzales, Adolfo Garcia:
Recyclable Electrical Machine Designs with 3D Flux and Non-Traditional Materials. PhD period 2016.02.15 - 2019.02.14.

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.

Bin Othman @ Marzuki, Muzaidi:
EMS and Power Management for Microgrids in Ships Including Fault Detection. PhD period 2016.01.01 - 2018.12.31.

Rannestad, Bjørn:
Methods for Failure Detection in Wind Turbine Converter. PhD period 2016.01.01 - 2018.12.31.

Mahmoudi Nezhad, Sajjad:
Thermal Management of Thermoelectric Generators. PhD period 2016.01.01 - 2018.12.31.

Lafmejani, Saeed Sadeghi:
Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of PEM Electrolyzers. PhD period 2016.01.01 - 2018.12.31.

Started 2015

Lu, Dapeng:
Stability of SiC-based Current Source Converters in Power Electronic System. PhD period 2015.12.01 - 2018.11.30.

Zhu, Jiangsheng:
Reliability and Condition Monitoring of Wind Turbine Drivetrain. PhD period 2015.12.01 - 2018.11.30.

Liu, Wenzhao:
Power Electronics and Power Quality in Maritime Microgrids Systems. PhD period 2015.11.15 - 2018.11.14.

Shen, Yanfeng:
Multi-Objective Life-Cycle Performance Optimization of PV Inverters. PhD period 2015.11.15 - 2018.11.14.

Wang, Haoran:
Capacitive DC-Links – Design, Control, and Its Impact on Reliability of Single-Phase Power Electronic Systems. PhD period 2015.11.15 - 2018.11.14.

Han, Renke:
Bio-Inspired Resiliency Analysis and Control Architectures for Microgrid Clusters. PhD period 2015.11.15 - 2018.11.14.

Jin, Zheming:
Maritime DC Microgrid Based On-Board Power System. PhD period 2015.11.15 - 2018.11.14.

Simonsen, Anders Schou:
Wet Scrubbers for Reducing SOx Emissions from Marine Engines. PhD period 2015.10.01 - 2018.09.30.

Wang, Hechao:
Pulse-width Modulation Synthesized Sensorless Synchronous Machine Drives. PhD period 2015.10.01 - 2018.09.30.

Wang, Qian:
Electrical Simulation and Test on Novel Composite Cross-Arm and Pylon. PhD period 2015.10.01 - 2018.06.30.

Freiberg, Uffe Sjølund:
Propeller Wake Pitching. PhD period 2015.09.01 - 2018.08.31.

Pedersen, Niels Henrik:
Development of Control Strategies for Digital Displacement Units. PhD period 2015.09.01 - 2018.08.31.

Cerimagic, Remzija:
Development and Optimization of Mechanical Topology for Digital Displacement Units. PhD period 2015.09.01 - 2018.08.31.

Mir Hosseini, Seyed Mojtaba:
System Integration, Optimization and Application of Thermoelectric Generators. PhD period 2015.09.01 - 2018.08.31.

Frensch, Steffen:
Lifetime Investigation of PEM Electrolyzers under realistic Load Profiles. PhD period 2015.09.01 - 2018.08.31.

Li, Pengfei:
Stability and Control of Power System with Large-scale Renewable Generation Integration. PhD period 2015.09.01 - 2018.08.31.

Stamatopoulos, Athanasios:
Technologies for the Power Supply of Electric Railways in Denmark. PhD period 2015.05.18 - 2018.05.17.

Irnawan, Roni:
Planning and Control of Offshore VSC-HVDC Multiterminal Transmission Grids. PhD period 2015.05.01 - 2018.04.30.

Dowlatabadi, Mohammadkazem B.:
Harmonic Modelling, Propagation and Mitigation for Large Wind Power Plants Connected via Extra Long HVAC Cables.
PhD period 2015.04.01 - 2018.03.31.

Song, Sungyoung:
Development of Commercial GaN Device for Power Application. PhD period 2015.04.01 - 2018.03.31.

Beheshtaein, Siavash:
Smart Protection of Microgrids. PhD period 2015.03.01 - 2018.02.28.

Dincan, Catalin Gabriel:
High Power Medium Voltage DC/DC Converter. PhD period 2015.03.01 - 2018.02.28. (has been prolonged till 2018.03.14)

Kotenko, Maksym:
Minimisation of Losses in Low Temperature District Heating. PhD period 2015.02.01 - 2018.01.31.

Started 2014

Hu, Rui: 
Reseach on Power System Stability with High Wind Power Integration. PhD period 2014.12.01 - 2017.11.30. (has been prolonged till 2018.04.30)

Jahangiri, Tohid:
Electrical Design of a New, Innovative OHL Transmission Tower made in Composite Materials. PhD period 2014.11.01 - 2017.10.31. (has been prolonged till 2018.05.28.)

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

Pedersen, Marie Cecilie:
WINDICE: Reliable Prediction of Icing on Wind Turbines and Icing-Induced Power Loss. PhD period 2014.01.01 - 2016.12.31. (has been prolonged till 2018.04.01)