Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Hybrid Powertrain Program: Electric, Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research

Comprehensive list of all alumni and graduates of Dr. Emadi’s group at McMaster University and Illinois Institute of Technology

  • Ricardo Aguilar-Najar, 2016, Visiting Student from Celaya Institute of Technology, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • Dr. Fei Peng, 2016, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • Dr. Jianning Dong, 2016, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • Dr. Li Xuguang, 2015-2016, Visiting Professor from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.
  • Dr. Can Wang, 2015-2016, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • Dr. Matthias Preindl, 2014-2016, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • William Long, 2013-2016, Research Engineer.
  • Randy Reisinger, 2012-2015, Industry Liaison Manager.
  • Axel Frecaut, 2015, Visiting Student from Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electricite et de Mecanique (ENSEM), University of Lorraine, Nancy, France.
  • Julien Lanouziere, 2015, Visiting Student from Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electricite et de Mecanique (ENSEM), University of Lorraine, Nancy, France.
  • Alexandre Lepagnot, 2015, Visiting Student from Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electricite et de Mecanique (ENSEM), University of Lorraine, Nancy, France.
  • Michael Adam, 2015, Visiting Student from Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electricite et de Mecanique (ENSEM), University of Lorraine, Nancy, France.
  • Dr. Yinye Yang, 2014-2015, Principal Research Engineer.
  • Dr. Piranavan Suntharalingam, 2012-2015, Principal Research Engineer.
  • Dr. Jin Ye, 2014-2015, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • Dr. Josipa Petrunic, 2013-2015, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • Dr. Pierre Magne, 2012-2015, Principal Research Engineer.
  • Dr. Pawel Malysz, 2012-2015, Principal Research Engineer.
  • Dr. Haizhong Ye, 2014, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • Dr. Ping Liu, 2013-2014, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • Andreas Hackl, 2014, Visiting Student from Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria.
  • Caroline Hamonic, 2014, Visiting Student from Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electricite et de Mecanique (ENSEM), University of Lorraine, Nancy, France.
  • Clement Barthelmebs, 2014, Visiting Student from Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electricite et de Mecanique (ENSEM), University of Lorraine, Nancy, France.
  • Koen Meeusen, 2014, Visiting Student from Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • Bas Peter, 2014, Visiting Student from Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • Tim Weidema, 2014, Visiting Student from Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • Joris Wisse, 2014, Visiting Student from Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • Berco van der Zanden, 2014, Visiting Student from Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • Daniel Hilgersom, 2013, Visiting Student from Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Jochem Harkx, 2013, Visiting Student from Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven
  • Dr. Lucia Gauchia, 2012-2013, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Co-Supervised by Prof. Saeid Habibi).
  • Casper Vadstrup, 2012, Visiting Student from Aalborg University, Aalborg.
  • Judit Banos Garcia, 2012, Visiting Student from Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.
  • Sonny Sune Mads C. T. Quillo, 2012, Visiting Student from Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.
  • Javier Gallardo Lozano, 2012, Visiting Student from the University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain.
  • Catherine Janes, 2012-2013, Administrative Assistant.
  • Philip Woodley, 2011-2013, Research Engineer (Chief Mechanical Engineer).
  • Stephen Bieda, 2011-2012, Director of Communications and Marketing.
  • Dr. Yanbo Xue, 2011-2012, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • Dr. Arunava Mitra, 2011-2012, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
  • Dr. Fernando Rodriguez, 2007-2010, Senior Research Associate at Illinois Institute of Technology.
  • Erik Schaltz, 2008, Visiting Scholar at Illinois Institute of Technology from Aalborg University, Denmark (Co-Supervised by Prof. Alireza Khaligh).
  • Dr. Nigel Schofield, 2007-2008, Visiting Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • Dr. Srdjan M. Lukic, 2007-2008, Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Illinois Institute of Technology.
  • Dr. Francisco J. Perez-Pinal, 2006-2007, Fulbright Scholar at Illinois Institute of Technology from the Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
  • Prof. Abdolreza Rahmati, 2004-2005, Visiting Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology from Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran.
  • Dr. Meral Altinay, 2004-2005, Visiting Scholar at Illinois Institute of Technology from Kocaeli University, Turkey.
  • Prof. Xiaohua Jiang, 2004, Visiting Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology from Zhongshan University, China.
  • Dr. Ayse Ergun Amac, 2002-2005, Visiting Scholar at Illinois Institute of Technology from Kocaeli University, Turkey.
  • Prof. Sung-Chul Oh, 2002-2003, Visiting Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology from Korea University of Technology and Education, Korea.
  • Jing Guo, Modeling and Design of Inverters using Novel Power Loss Calculation and DC-Link Current/Voltage Ripple Estimation Methods and Bus Bar Analysis, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, February 2017.
  • Rong Yang, Electrified Vehicle Traction Machine Design with Manufacturing Considerations, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, December 2016 (Co-Advised by Prof. Stephen Veldhuis).
  • Yingguang Sun, Unified Position Sensorless Solution with Wide Speed Range Capabilities for IPM Synchronous Motor Drives, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, November 2016 (Co-Advised by Prof. Shahin Sirouspour).
  • Adhithya Ravichandran, Optimization-Based Microgrid Energy Management Systems, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, August 2016 (Co-Advised by Prof. Shahin Sirouspour).
  • Hao Ge, Fractional Slot Concentrated Winding Interior Permanent Magnet Machines with Reluctance Torque: Inductance-Based Methodology for Comprehensive Analysis, Design, and Control, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, August 2016.
  • Fei Peng, Three-Level Switched Reluctance Motor Drive and Control, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, July 2016.
  • Ruoyu Hou, Integrated Active Filter Auxiliary Power Modules in Electrified Vehicle Applications, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, July 2016.
  • Ran Gu, Physics-Based Modeling of Direct Coupled Hybrid Energy Storage Modules in Electrified Vehicles, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, July 2016.
  • Weisheng (James) Jiang, Three-Phase 24/16 Switched Reluctance Machine for Hybrid Electric Powertrains: Design and Optimization, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, March 2016.
  • Chia-Hao Tu, A Hybrid Energy Storage System Using Series-Parallel Reconfiguration Technique, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, December 2015.
  • Haizhong Ye, Reliability Improvements in Dual Traction Inverters for Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, September 2014.
  • Jin Ye, Advanced Control Methods for Torque Ripple Reduction and Performance Improvement in Switched Reluctance Motor Drives, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, July 2014.
  • Yinye Yang, Double-Rotor Switched Reluctance Machine for Integrated Electro-Mechanical Transmission in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Ph.D. Dissertation, McMaster University, February 2014 (Co-Advised by Prof. Nigel Schofield).
  • Berker Bilgin, A Novel Switched Reluctance Motor Based Propulsion Drive for Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, July 2011 (Co-Advised by Prof. Mahesh Krishnamurthy).
  • Baiming Shao, Digital Control of 2-Quadrant and 4-Quadrant Switched Reluctance Motor Drives, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2011.
  • Yusuf Gurkaynak, Neural Adaptive Control Strategy for Hybrid Electric Vehicles with Parallel Powertrain, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2011 (Co-Advised by Prof. Alireza Khaligh).
  • Nikola Milivojevic, Digital Control of PM Brushless DC Machines in Generating Mode, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, December 2010.
  • Igor Stamenkovic, Iron-Less Axial-Radial Flux Electric Machines, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, December 2010.
  • Sanjaka G. Wirasingha, System Level Analysis of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Electrification, Energy Efficiency, and Control Strategy, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, July 2010.
  • Jian Cao, Battery/Ultra-Capacitor Hybrid Energy Storage System for Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, July 2010.
  • Young-Joo Lee, Integrated Bi-Directional AC/DC and DC/DC Converter for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2009.
  • Piyush C. Desai, The Novel Concept of Switched Reluctance Machines with Higher Number of Rotor Poles, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2009.
  • Amir M. Rahimi, Addressing Negative Impedance Instability Problem of Constant Power Loads: Comprehensive View Encompassing Entire System from the Load to the Source, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, December 2008.
  • Anand Sathyan, Digital PWM Control of Brush-Less DC Motor Drives, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, November 2008.
  • Srdjan M. Lukic, Advanced Digital Control Techniques for Switched Reluctance Motor Drives, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, November 2007.
  • Arindam Chakraborty, Digital Combination of DC/DC Converters: A Novel Theory Applied to Positive Buck-Boost Converters, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, February 2007.
  • Fernando Rodriguez, Advanced Digital Control Techniques for Brush-Less DC Motor Drives, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, December 2006.
  • Sheldon S. Williamson, Efficiency Modeling and Analysis of Power Electronic Converters and Electric Motor Drives for Parallel Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2006.
  • Alireza Khaligh, Digital Control of DC/DC Converters Loaded by Constant Power Loads in Vehicular Systems, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2006.
  • Zhong Nie, Integrated Switched-Mode Power Supplies, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2005.
  • Aly A. Aboulnaga, Generalized Theory of Magnetic Integration for Power Electronic Converters, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, June 2004.
  • Adel Nasiri, Series-Parallel Active Filter/Uninterruptible Power Supply Systems: Configurations, Modeling, and Digital Control, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, June 2004.
  • Mehdi Ferdowsi, Advanced Digital Controls for Integrated Power Electronic Converters, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, June 2004.
  • Stoyan B. Bekiarov, Reduced-Parts Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2004.
  • Michael Kasprzak, Switched Reluctance Machine Design for Household HVAC System Applications, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, November 2016 (Co-Advised by Dr. James Cotton).
  • Tyler Stiene, Analysis of a Hybrid Energy Storage System and Electrified Turbocharger in a Performance Vehicle, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, November 2016.
  • Xiao Wang, A Position Sensorless Control of Switched Reluctance Motors, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2016.
  • William Michael Eull, Three-Phase Inverter Design Using Wide-Bandgap Semiconductors to Achieve High Power Density, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2016 (Co-Advised by Dr. Matthias Preindl).
  • Lucas McCurlie, Redistributive Non-Dissipative Battery Balancing Systems with Isolated DC/DC Converters: Theory, Design, Control, and Implementation, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2016 (Co-Advised by Dr. Matthias Preindl).
  • Weizhong Wang, Modeling, Estimation, and Benchmarking of Lithium Ion Electric Bicycle Battery, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2016 (Co-Advised by Dr. Pawel Malysz).
  • Fabian Kelch, Investigation of System Requirements and Design of an Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Machine for an Electric Taxiing System for a Commercial Midsize Aircraft, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2015.
  • Maximilian T. E. Heinrich, On the Concept of Electric Taxiing for Midsize Commercial Aircraft: A Power System and Architecture Investigation, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2015.
  • Cody Rhebergen, The Importance of Electric Motor Thermal Management and the Role of Polymer Composites in Axial Cooling, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2015.
  • Joel Roeleveld, On the Electrification of the American Muscle Car: An Analysis and Model Based Design, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2015 (Co-Advised by Dr. Saeid Habibi).
  • Kamran Arshad-Ali, Suitability of Hybrid Electric Powertrains with Electric Turbocharger, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, July 2015 (Co-Advised by Dr. Saeid Habibi).
  • Abdul Lateef, Design and Analysis of an Active High Voltage Electric Accumulator, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, July 2015 (Co-Advised by Dr. Hassan Kojori).
  • Kavya P. Divakarla, Journey Mapping: A New Approach for Defining Automotive Drive Cycles, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, December 2014 (Co-Advised by Dr. Saiedeh Razavi).
  • Teng Guo, Double Rotor Switched reluctance Machine with Segmented Rotors, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, December 2014 (Co-Advised by Dr. Nigel Schofield).
  • Kai Yang, Transient Electro-Thermal Analysis of Traction Inverters, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, November 2014.
  • Guotao Lin, Optimal Energy Management in Micro Grids with Integrated Multi-Zone Heating/Cooling Control, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2014 (Co-Advised by Dr. Shahin Sirouspour).
  • Zhe Sun, Full Bridge DC/DC Converter with Zero Current Switching Synchronous Rectification for Auxiliary Power Units, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, August 2014.
  • Parampreet Toor, Design of a Low Voltage Active Electric Accumulator with Integrated DC/DC Converters for Control and Protection, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, June 2014 (Co-Advised by Dr. Hassan Kojori).
  • Xiang (Eric) Yu, Optimization and Control of an Energy Management System for Microgrids, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, February 2014 (Co-Advised by Dr. Shahin Sirouspour).
  • Jianing Lin, External-Rotor 6/10 Switched Reluctance Motor for an Electric Bicycle, M.A.Sc. Thesis, McMaster University, December 2013 (Co-Advised by Dr. Nigel Schofield).
  • Garrett Nielson, Hybrid Energy Storage System for High Performance Hybrid Electric Vehicles, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, December 2010.
  • Jonathan M. Sibley, Control Analysis of High-Performance Hybrid Electric Vehicles, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, July 2010.
  • Priscilla Mulhall, Solar-Assisted Electric Auto Rickshaw Three-Wheeler, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2010.
  • Sadia Sadiq, Performance Analysis of Plug-in Hybrid Electric School Buses, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, November 2008.
  • Ji Wu, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Test, Simulation, and Analysis in Support of a Standardized Test Procedure, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, September 2007.
  • Jian Cao, Efficiency and Loss Models for Key Electronic Components of Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles’ Electrical Propulsion Systems, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, July 2007.
  • Abhijeet A. Bhandwale, Digital Control of Electric Motor Drives for Home Appliances, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, December 2006.
  • Sanjaka G. Wirasingha, Hybrid Electric Conversion of Heavy-Duty Transit Buses, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2006.
  • Sujay S. Irudayaraj, Micro-Machines: Classification, Analysis, and Design, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, July 2005.
  • Srdjan M. Lukic, Low-Voltage (42V) Electrical Power Systems for Hybrid Electric Vehicles, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2004.
  • Madan M. Jalla, Modeling of Multi-Converter More Electric Ship Power Systems using the Generalized State Space Averaging Method, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2004.
  • Fernando Rodriguez, Conduction-Angle Digital Control of Brush-Less DC Motor Drives for Electric Power Steering Applications, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2004.
  • Piyush C. Desai, Novel Digital Control of Brush-Less DC Motor Drives, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2004.
  • Venkata S. Rimmalapudi, Modeling and Analysis of Hybrid Power Electronic Based Distributed Generation Systems, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, December 2003.
  • Shigeru Onoda, PSIM-Based Modeling of Automotive Power Systems: Conventional, Electric, and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, July 2003.
  • Ritesh Oza, Synchronous Rectification for Integrated High-Quality Rectifier-Regulators, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2003.
  • Yogesh P. Patel, Thyristor-Based Resonant Current Controlled Switched Reluctance Generator for Distributed Generation, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2003.
  • Ranjit Jayabalan, Acceleration Support by Integrated Starter/Alternator for Automotive Applications, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, May 2003.
  • Sheldon S. Williamson, Power Electronic Converters for Fuel Cell Applications, M.S. Thesis, Illinois Institute of Technology, July 2002.