Ahmed Abu Hussein

Ahmed AbuHussein

Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering
EIB 409J
(907) 786 - 1914
aeabuhussein@alaska.edu
https://sites.google.com/view/AhmedAbuhussein

Education

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee (2016)
M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee (2013)
B.Sc., Electrical Power Engineering, Tafila Technical University, Tafila, Jordan (2011)

Biography

Dr. AbuHussein joined the faculty of UAA's College of Engineering in Fall, 2017.  He received his Ph.D. and his MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE)  from the University of Memphis in Tennessee.  He earned his BS degreein Electrical Power Engineering from Tafila Technical University (TTU) in Tafila, Jordan.  During this graduate studies, he served as a teaching assistant for multiple courses.  His main fields of interest include advanced power and energy systems, power electronics, electrical machines and drives, smart-grid systems, renewable energy systems, energy storage systems, and flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS).  Dr. AbuHussein led various research and educational projects in collaboration with several industrial and utility giants, such as FedEx, and Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW).  Dr. AbuHussein is a member of IEEE and the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES).

Research Interests

  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Energy Systems
  • Power System Protection
  • Renewable Energy 
  • Wind Energy 
  • Solar Energy
  • Electric Machines
  • Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution
  • Electric Drive Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Systems Stability
  • Power Quality
  • Flexible AC Transmission Lines (FACTs)
  • Energy Storage Systems 
  • Power Transformers
  • Geomagnetically Induced Current (GIC)

Publications

Journal Articles

A. AbuHussein and M. H. Ali, “Fuzzy Logic Controlled Grounding Resistor for Blocking Geomagnetically Induced Current”, Published Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, DOI:

A. AbuHussein and M. H. Ali, “Suppression of Geomagnetically Induced Current Using Controlled Ground Resistance of Transformer”, Published in the Journal of Electric Power Systems Research, pp.1-11, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsr.2016.07.005, July 2016.

A. AbuHussein and M. H. Ali, “Comparison among Series Compensators for Transient Stability Enhancement of DFIG Based Variable Speed Wind Turbines”, Published atIET Renewable Power Generation, pp.1-11, DOI: 10.1049/iet-rpg.2015.0055 , August 2015.

A. AbuHussein and M. H. Ali, "Comparison among Series Compensators for Fault Ride-through Capability Enhancement of Wind Generator Systems", Published in the International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER) vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 767-776, 2014.


Conference Papers

A. AbuHussein and M. H. Ali, “Suppression of Adverse Effects of GIC Using Controlled Variable Grounding Resistor,” Published at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting, on 12-16 December, 2016 in San Francisco, California, USA.

A. AbuHussein and M. H. Ali, “Mitigation of Adverse Effects of GICs on Transformers Using Look-Up Table Controlled Ground Resistance”, Published at the IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution (T & D) Conference & Exposition, Dallas, USA, May 2-5, 2016.

A. AbuHussein and M. H. Ali, “Comparison Between DVR and SFCL for Fault Ride-Through Capability Improvement of Fixed-Speed Wind Generator,” Paper ID: 383, Published at the IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution (T & D) Conference & Exposition, Chicago, IL 2014.