Design and Control of Power Conversion SystemsApply
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor Ahmed's research interests span the broad areas of power conversion and mechatronic systems. His research aims to intelligently merge electronics/mechanics/computing/control disciplines to develop novel devices and software that serve future smart grids and intelligent oil fields. His specific research interests in the field of smart grids includes: distributed/renewable power generation, utility power conversion, microgrid energy management/storage, hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrains, and HVDC systems. His work on oilfield subsurface mechatronic systems aims to enhance drilling operations, improve wellbore integrity assessment, and support successful wireline conveyance.