Muhammad Abu-Khaizaran

Assistant Professor
Contact Information
Room: 
Faculty Of Engineering - Room: 312
Phone: 
+9702982000 ext. 2920
Education: 
PhD in Power Electronics, Electrical Engineering, University of Cambridge, 2003
Honors and Awards: 
Awarded Erasmus Mundus Avempace II Staff Exchange Scholarship for three months to conduct research, during Summer 2013, at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Awarded a Cambridge Overseas Trust Scholarship (1999-2001) to study towards the PhD degree
Awarded an Arab-British Chamber Charitable Foundation Scholarship to study for the MPhil degree at the University of Cambridge (1998-1999)
Awarded the Academic Excel Prize for the years 1994-1995 and 1995-1996 from the Faculty Board of the Engineering Department, Birzeit University.
Selected Publications: 
1. 2. S. A. Saleh, A. S. Aljankawey, B. Alsayid, and Muhammad Abu-Khaizaran, “Influences of Power Electronic Converters on Current-Voltage Behaviors During Faults in DGUs-Part II: Photovoltaic Systems”, published in IEEE IAS Conference proceedings, Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 2014.
2. S. A. Saleh, A. S. Aljankawey, Muhammad Abu-Khaizaran, and B. Alsayid, “Fault Impacts on Power Electronic Converters in DGUs-Part I: Wind Energy Conversion Systems”, published in IEEE IAS Conference proceedings, Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 2014.
3. S. A. Saleh, R. Ahshan, M.S. Abu-Khaizaran, B. Alsayed, and M.A. Rahman, “Implementing and Testing d−q WPT-Based Digital Protection for Micro-Grid Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, VOL. 50, NO. 3, May/June 2014.
4. S.A. Saleh, R. Ahshan, M.A. Rahman, M.S. Abu-Khaizaran, B. Alsayed, “Implementing and Testing d−q WPT-Based Digital Protection for Micro-Grid Systems”, IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, pp. 935 - 942 Orlando, USA 2011.
5. Yalan Wang, Patrick R. Palmer, Angus T. Bryant, Stephen J. Finney, Muhammad S. Abu-Khaizaran, Gangru Li, “An Analysis of High-Power IGBT Switching under Cascade Active Voltage Control”, in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 861-870, March/April 2009.
6. Muhammad Abu-Khaizaran, Patrick Palmer and Yalan Wang, “Parameters Influencing the Performance of an IGBT Gate Drive” in Proc. IEEE PESC’08, CD pp.3457-3462, Island of Rhodes, Greece,15-19 June 2008.
7. Muhammad Abu-Khaizaran and Patrick Palmer, “Commutation in a High Power IGBT Based Current Source Inverter” in Proc. IEEE PESC’07, CD pp. 2209-2215, Orlando, Florida, USA, 17-21 June 2007.
8. Wang, Y.; Bryant, A.T.; Palmer, P.R.; Finney, S.J.; Abu-Khaizaran, M.; Li, G. “An Analysis of High Power IGBT Switching under Cascade Active Voltage Control” in Proc. IEEE IAS’05, Vol. 2, pp. 806- 812, Kowloon, Hong Kong, October 2005,
9. PR Palmer, Y Wang, M Abu-Khaizaran and S. Finney, ‘‘Design of the Active Voltage Controller for Series IGBTs”, in PESC2004, CD pp.3248-3254, Aachen, Germany, 20-25 June 2004.
10. Yalan Wang, Muhammad S. Abu Khaizaran and Patrick R. Palmer, “Controlled Switching of High Voltage IGBTs in Series”, in Proc. IEEE Conference on Electron Devices and Solid State Circuits, pp. 297-300, Hong Kong, 16-18 December 2003.
11. M.S. Abu-Khaizaran, H.S. Rajamani and P.R. Palmer, “The High Power IGBT Current Source Inverter,” in Proc. IEEE IAS’01, Vol. 2, pp. 879-885, Chicago, Sept./Oct. 2001.
12. P.R. Palmer and M.S. Abu-Khaizaran, “The Series Connection of IGBTs in a Current Source Inverter,” in Proc. IEEE PESC’2001, Vol. 1, pp. 170-175, Vancouver, June 2001.

                                                                

Teaching: 

"Instructor for the following courses: Electrical Machine Drives and Special Purpose Motors, Protection and Automation of Power Systems, Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Power Electronics, Electrical Machines, Electrical Installations and Drawings, Network Analysis I, Electric Circuits, Introduction to Electrical Engineering, Advisor for Introduction to Graduation Project, Graduation Project and Master Theses." "Instructor and Demonstrator for the following laboratories: Power Lab, Control and Power Electronics Lab, Electrical Machines Lab, Electrical Machines and Power Electronics Lab, Electrical Installations and Drawings Lab, Electrical Circuits Lab, Introduction to Electrical Engineering Lab."

Department: 
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