Nabeel A.O. Demerdash, Ph.D., Fellow of IEEE

Nabeel A.O. Demerdash, Ph.D., Fellow of IEEE

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office: Olin 507
E-mail: nabeel.demerdash

Phone: (414) 288-5680

Research interests

Professional preparation

Ph.D., 1971, University of Pittsburgh
M.S., 1964, Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
B.S., 1964, Electrical Engineering, Cairo University

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.

Current Grants

Recipient of a $425, 000 NSF-GOALI Grant titled (Award NO: 1028348), “Intelligent Systems for Health Condition Prognostics in AC Permanent Magnet and Induction Machine Drives for Highly Efficient and Renewable Energy Utilization,” from September 15, 2010 through August 31, 2014.

Recipient of an $87, 833 General Motors Corp. Grant titled “Rapid Finite Element-Based Simulation and Optimization of Electric Machines,” from January 1st through December 31, 2014.

Recipient (with Dr. Dan M. Ionel, Co-PI) of a $75, 000 M-WERC Grant titled “Modeling and Design Optimization of High Efficiency Permanent Magnet Machine Drive Systems,” from February 1, 2014 through Jan 31, 2015.



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