Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Electric Machines and Drives (EMDL) Lab
Ph.D., 1971, University of Pittsburgh
M.S., 1964, Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
B.S., 1964, Electrical Engineering, Cairo University
- Electrical machines and drives
- Computational electromagnetics/finite elements
- Power electronics
- Power systems
Selected Recent Publications
P. Zhang, G. Sizov, J. He, D. M. Ionel, and N. Demerdash, “Calculation of magnet losses in concentrated-winding permanent magnet synchronous machines using a computationally efficient-finite element method,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 49, no. 6, pp. 2524-2532, Nov/Dec 2013. (This paper was designated as an IEEE-Industry Applications Society (IAS)/Electric Machines Committee Prize Paper)
G. Y. Sizov, P. Zhang, D. M. Ionel, N. A. O. Demerdash, and M. Rosu, “Automated bi-objective design optimization of multi-MW direct-drive PM machines using CE-FEA and differential evolution,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.49, no.5, pp. 3672-3678, Sep/Oct 2013.
A. M. da Silva, R. J. Povinelli, and N. A. O. Demerdash, “Robust Induction Motor Fault Monitoring Method Based on Analysis of Air-gap Torque Profile ,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol.9, no.4, pp. 2274-2283, 2013.
A. Sayed-Ahmed, B. Mirafzal, and N. A.O. Demerdash, “Fault-Tolerant Technique for Δ-Connected AC-Motor Drives,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol.26, no.2, pp.646-653, June 2011. (This paper was designated an IEEE-Power & Energy Society (PES) Prize Paper)
Sizov, G. Y., Ionel, D. M., Demerdash, N. A. O., "Modeling and Parametric Design of Permanent-Magnet AC Machines Using Computationally Efficient Finite-Element Analysis," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 2403-2413, June 2012.
Honors and Awards
- Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 1990
- Recipient of the IEEE Nikola Tesla Technical Field Award, 1999
Recipient (with Dr. Dan M. Ionel, Co-PI) of M-WERC Grant titled “Modeling and Design Optimization of High Efficiency Permanent Magnet Machine Drive Systems,” from February 1, 2014 through Jan 31, 2015.