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Researcher: Hassan, W (Dr Waqas Hassan)

Fields of Research

Power electronics
Photovoltaic power systems
Signal processing
Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics)
Electrical energy storage
Electrical energy transmission, networks and systems

Research Objectives

Industrial energy efficiency
Solar-photovoltaic energy
Energy services and utilities
Smart grids
Energy transmission and distribution (excl. hydrogen)
Battery storage

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comprehensive study of orthogonal signal generation schemes for single phase systems; 1st International Conference on Power Electronics and Energy (ICPEE)
A family of transformer-less single-switch dual-inductor high voltage gain boost converters with reduced voltage and current stresses; I E E E Transactions on Power Electronics
A high conversion ratio and high-efficiency bidirectional DC-DC converter with reduced voltage stress; I E E E Transactions on Power Electronics
A high gain flyback DC-DC converter for PV applications; 2020 IEEE Region 10 Conference
A hybrid PV/utility powered irrigation water pumping system for rural agricultural areas; Cogent Engineering
A novel current reference to enhance input power quality of single-stage LED driver; 4th International Future Energy Electronics Conference (IFEEC)
Analysis and experimental verification of a single-switch high-voltage gain ZCS DC-DC converter; IET Power Electronics
Analysis, design, and experimental verification of high step-up DC-DC converter to interface renewable energy sources into DC nanogrid; 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT)
Design and development of high step-up DC-DC converter to realize high efficiency and reduced voltage stress; 2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Design and Development of High Voltage Gain and High Efficiency DC-DC Power Converters with Reduced Voltage Stress
Design, analysis and experimental verification of a high voltage gain and high-efficiency DC-DC converter for photovoltaic applications; IET Renewable Power Generation
Enhanced soft-switching strategy for flyback-based microinverter in PV power systems; IET Renewable Power Generation
Optimal analysis and design of DC-DC converter to achieve high voltage conversion gain and high efficiency for renewable energy systems; 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)
Optimized coupled inductor DC/DC converter by integrating snubber circuit with voltage lift technique; 46th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
Performance enhancement of high step-up DC-DC converter to attain high efficiency and low voltage stress; 4th International Future Energy Electronics Conference (IFEEC)
PV microinverter solution for high voltage gain and soft switching; IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics
Single phase NTD PLL for fast dynamic response and operational robustness under abnormal grid condition; Electric Power Systems Research
Single-switch high step-up DC–DC converter with low and steady switch voltage stress; I E E E Transactions on Industrial Electronics
The important contribution of renewable energy technologies in overcoming Pakistan’s energy crisis: present challenges and potential opportunities; Energy & Environment
Transformer-less high gain three-port converter with low voltage stress and reduced switches for standalone PV systems; IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Transformer-less soft-switching high-gain PWM boost converter with reduced components and increased effective duty-cycle; IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision