PhD Students

Mesaad AlBader received his B.S in Electrical Engineering from Kuwait University in 2008. Then he joined Kuwait Oil Company as Electrical Maintenance Engineer from 2008 till 2012. In 2014 he received his MS from Texas A&M University. His thesis title was advance three phase power factor correction schemes for utility interface of power electronic systems. Then he worked as a lecturer in Kuwait College of Technological Studies for three years. He join the EMPE lab on 2018 to pursue his PhD degree. His research interests include design, analysis, and condition monitoring and fault diagnosis of electric machinery and power electronic systems.


Ahmad Darwish received his B.S. degree from the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in Sharjah, UAE. He joined EMPE lab in fall 2018. His Research interests are Fault Insulation Diagnostics, Condition Monitoring, Ultra High Frequency Sensors, and Partial Discharge

 

 


image003Matthew Gardner received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Baylor University in Waco, Texas in May 2014. He joined the lab as a PhD student in June 2014. His research interests include design and control of magnetic gears and magnetically gearedmachines.

 

 


Shima Hasanpour received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. She joined the EMPE lab as a PhD student in Fall 2018. Her research interests include design and control of electric machines and PM traction motors as well as magnetic

 

 


Farid Naghavi received the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. He joined EMPE lab in May 2016. His research is currently focused on Electromagnetic Finite Element Analysis of Losses in IPM motors as well as AC Link converters. He was a design engineer intern at SynQor, Inc. in summer 2017. He is also the current manager of the EMPE Lab.

 

 


Dorsa Talebi received her B.S degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Energy Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2018. She joined the EMPE lab in Fall 2018 as a PhD student. Her research interests include analysis, design and control of magnetic gears and electric motors.