PhD Dissertations and MASc Theses

PhD Dissertations:

  1. Chunyan Lai, “Novel Techniques for Torque Ripple Modeling and Minimization in Permanent Magnet Machines”, 2017.
  2. K. Lakshmi Varaha Iyer, “Investigation of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines for Direct-Drive and Integrated Charging Applications in Electric Vehicles”, 2016.
  3. Anas Labak, “Designing, Prototyping and Investigation of Advanced Five-Phase Axial Flux SRM for Electrified Vehicle Application”, 2015.
  4. Seyed Mahdi Mousavi Sangdehi, “Optimal Design of Battery-Ultracapacitor Hybrid Source Light/Heavy Electrified Vehicle”, 2015.
  5. Xiaomin Lu, “Dual Benefits of Adding Damper Bars in PMSMs for Electrified Vehicles: Improved Machine Dynamics and Simplified Integrated Charging”, 2014.
  6. Syeda Fatima Ghousia, “A Novel Globally Optimized Instantaneous Torque Ripple Minimization Method in Switched Reluctance Motors with Matrix Converter Drives”, 2013.
  7. Saeedeh Hamidifar, “Regression Function Characterization of Synchronous Machine Magnetization and its Impact on Machine Stability Analysis”, 2012.
  8. Hany M. Jabr Soloumah, “Doubly-Fed Induction Generator Used in Wind Energy”, 2008.

MASc Theses:

  1. Eric J. Lesiuta, “Optimization of a Hybrid Energy Storage System for Electric Vehicles Using Machine Learning Methods”, 2016.
  2. Nikola Stojakovic, “New Receiver Coil for Enhanced Misalignment Tolerance in Wireless Charging of Hybrid/Electric Vehicles”, 2016 (co-supervision).
  3. Bryan Esteban, “A Comparative Study of Power Supply Architectures in Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Systems”, 2014 (co-supervision).
  4. Matthew L. Hurajt, “Simulation of a Wind Energy Conversion System Utilizing a Vector Controlled Doubly Fed Induction Generator”, 2013.
  5. Golam MD Zubaer Kaiser Khan, “An Integrated Bi-Directional Automotive Charging System with Controller”, 2013.
  6. Yanhe Li, “Optimization of PHEV Power Split Gear Ratio to Minimize Fuel Consumption and Operation Cost”, 2013.
  7. Gabriele Catacchio, “Design of Battery Pack and Internal Combustion Engine Thermal Models for Hybrid Electric Vehicles”, 2013 (co-supervision).
  8. Debarshi Biswas, “Minimization of Electrical Losses in a Vector Controlled Induction Machine Drive”, 2013.
  9. James Kettlewell, “Study on Performance Characteristics of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Due to Rotor Configuration”, 2013.
  10. Maryam Kazerooni, “New Load Demand For Electric Vehicles and its Harmonic Impacts on Power System Distribution Transformers”, 2012.
  11. Stefano Baldizzone, “Performance and Fuel Economy Analysis of a Mild Hybrid Vehicle Equipped with Belt Starter Generator”, 2012 (co-supervision).
  12. Danny Grignion, “Robust Load Disturbance Torque Estimation for a Permanent Magnet DC Motor Drive System”, 2012 (co-supervision).
  13. Lakshmi Varaha Iyer, “Modeling and Analysis of AC Conduction Effects in Aluminum & Copper-Rotor Induction Machines and Development of a Novel Voltage Regulation Scheme for Distributed Wind Power Generation”, 2011.
  14. Chitradeep Sen, “Performance Analysis of Batteries Used in Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles”, 2010.
  15. Ashim Raj Das, “Optimal Power Management of Hybrid Electric Vehicles Through Drivetrain Analysis”, 2010.
  16. Anas Labak, “New Design of Switched Reluctance Motor Using Finite Element Analysis for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Applications”, 2009.
  17. Mariam Khan, “Study of Challenges in Technology Development and Market Penetration of Hybrid Electric Vehicles in Canada”, 2009.
  18. Dongyun Lu, “Neural Network Based Torque Control of Switched Reluctance Motor for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Propulsion”, 2009.
  19. Sala-ud-din Rana, “Analysis of Self-Excited Synchronous Reluctance Generator”, 2009.
  20. Rashed Mazhar, “Dynamic analysis of Synchronous Machine Using Neural Network Based Characterization, Clustering & Pattern Recognition”, 2009.
  21. Gaurav Nanda, “Thermal Analysis of Aluminum and Copper Rotor Self Excited Induction Generators”, 2008.
  22. Muhammad Choudhary, “A Study of Saturated Induction Motor Starting Performance”, 2008.
  23. Khurshid Hafiz, “Study of Self Excited Induction Generators with Aluminum and Copper Rotors Taking Skin Effect into Account”, 2008.
  24. Hossein Tashakori, “Synchronous Generator Transient Behavior and Protection Under Loss of Excitation Fault”, 2007.
  25. Shahram Najafi, “Electrical Transients in Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines”, 2006.
  26. Souvik Guha, “Modelling and Analysis of Saturated Synchronous Reluctance Generator”, 2006.