Dr. Md. Ahsanul Alam | Green University of Bangladesh

Dr. Md. Ahsanul Alam

Associate Professor

Degree

Institute

Graduation Year (Study Period)

Grade

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia

2010

(2005-2010)

GPA: 3.94/4.0

 

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering

University of Technology Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia

1996

(1994-1996)

First Class

(By Research)

B.Sc. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)

1992

(1987-1992)

First Class

 

Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC)

Rangpur Carmichael College

1985

(1984-1985)

First Division

 

Secondary School Certificate (SSC)

Daudpur High School, Dinajpur

1983

(1979-1983)

First Division

 

Associate Professor, EEE Department                                 Feb 22, 2021 – To present

Green University of Bangladesh, Dhaka

 

Assistant Professor, EE Department                                   April 2014 – Feb 18, 2021

University of Hafr Al-Batin, Saudi Arabia

 

Assistant Professor, EE Department                                   Sept. 2010 – March 2014

ACHB, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

 

Lecturer, EE Department                                                     Feb 2005 – June 2010

KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

 

Research Fellow, EE Department                                      Nov 2003 – Jan 2005

University of Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

 

Assistant Professor, EEE Department                               May 2000 – Oct 2003

Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology

Gazipur – 1700, Bangladesh

 

Lecturer, EEE Department                                                   June 1998 – April 2000

Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology

Gazipur – 1700, Bangladesh

 

Consultant                                                                               March 1996 – May 1998

Global Lightning Technologies (GLT), Malaysia

 

Research Fellow, EE Department                                      Dec 1993 – Feb 1996

University of Technology Malaysia

1.1  Patents

M. Ahsanul Alam, A. H.M.A Rahim, and M. A. Abido, “Supercapacitor Based Grid Fault Ride Through System,” United States Patent # US 8,866,340 B2, Publication Date: October 21, 2014.       https://patents.google.com/patent/US20120280569A1/en; US20120280569A1.

1.2  Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

[1].    Md Shafiul Alam, Majed A. Alotaibi, Md Ahsanul Alam, Md. Alamgir Hossain, Md Shafiullah, Fahad Saleh Mohammed Al-Ismail, Md Mamun Ur Rashid, Muhammed, and M. A. Abido; “High-level Renewable Energy Integrated System Frequency Control with SMES based Optimized Fractional Order Controller”; Electronics, 10, 511, Feb 2021. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10040511 .

[2].     A.H.M.A. Rahim and M. Ahsanul Alam; “STATCOM-Supercapacitor Control for Low Voltage Performance Improvement of Wind Generation Systems”, Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, Springer, December 13, 2012,   http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs13369-012-0471-3. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-012-0471-3

[3].     A.H.M.A. Rahim and M. Ahsanul Alam, “Dynamic Performance Enhancement of a Grid-Connected Wind Generation System”, International Journal of Simulation and Modeling, Volume 29 No. 4, November 2009, pp. 410-416.    DOI:10.2316/Journal.205.2009.4.205-5167

[4].    A.H.M.A. Rahim, M. Ahsanul Alam, and M. F. Kandlawala, “Dynamic Performance Improvement of an Isolated Wind Turbine Induction Generator”, Journal of Computers & Electrical Engineering, Volume 35, Issue 4, September 14, 2008, Pages 594-607https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2008.08.008; https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045790608000906; Sciencedirect; Elsevier

[5].     M. Ahsanul Alam and A.H.M.A. Rahim, “Dynamic Performance Improvement of Wind Generation System connected to a Multimachine Power System”, International Energy Journal (IEJ), Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2009, ISSN 1513-718X, pp. 101-112.  

 http://rericjournal.ait.ac.th/index.php/reric/article/viewFile/600/334

[6].    A.H.M.A. Rahim and M. Ahsanul Alam, “Variable susceptance excitation control for dynamic performance improvement of a stand-alone wind turbine induction generator system”, International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 1-16, April 2009.  

          https://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=24727

[7].   Hussein Ahmad, Annuar Ramli, Ahsanul Alam, Nazmi Othman, Halil Hussein, Prasad Krisnapillai, “Surge Protection for Remote Terminal Unit of Pair-Gain System”, Telekom Journal, Malaysia, Vol. 8, No.1, June 1996, pp. 42-48.

 

1.3  Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

[1].  Md. Badrul Ahsan Tamal, Md. Ahsanul Alam, Md. Nayem Sharker, Mohibul Islam Sazib; “Forecasting of Solar Photovoltaic Output Energy using LSTM Machine Learning Algorithm”, 4th Int.  Conf. on Sustainable Technology for Industry 4.0, (STI 4.0), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 17-18, 2022.

[2].     Ahshan Habib, Md. Ahsanul Alam, Md. Tariqul Islam, Md. Fayzur Rahman, Afsana Mimi Raka, and Md. Razibul Awal, “A Novel Asymmetric Nine Level Inverter with Reduced Device Count Suitable for Renewable Energy Applications”, 4th Int.  Conf. on Sustainable Technology for Industry 4.0, (STI 4.0), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 17-18, 2022.

[3].      Razibul Awal, Md. Fayzur Rahman, Ali Ahmad, Md. Tariqul Islam, Md. Ahsanul Alam, Sameya Afrin July, and ASM Shihavuddin, “Design and Implementation of a Sine-Wave Inverter using Microcontroller with Modified Pulse Width Modulation Technique”, 4th Int.  Conf. on Sustainable Technology for Industry 4.0, (STI 4.0), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 17-18, 2022.

[4].   A.H.M.A. Rahim and M. Ahsanul Alam “Fast Low-Voltage-Ride-Through of Wind Generation Systems Using Supercapacitor Based Energy Storage Systems”, Int. Conf. on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization 2011(ICMSAO 2011), 19-21 April 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. DOI: 10.1109/ICMSAO.2011.5775633; https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5775633

[5].      A.H.M.A. Rahim, M. Ahsanul Alam, Ibrahim El Amin, M. A. Abido, Z. Al-Hamouz, Belhadj C. A., and M. Kassas, “Voltage stability control of a wind generation system”, IEEE Int. Energy Conf ENERGYCON 2010, Manama, Bahrain, December 18-22, 2010. DOI: 10.1109/ENERGYCON.2010.5771682https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5771682

[6].    M. Ahsanul Alam, A.H.M.A. Rahim, and M. A. Abido, “Supercapacitor based Energy Storage System for effective fault ride-through of wind generation system”, IEEE Symposium on Industrial ElectronicsBari, Italy, June 2010.  DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.2010.5637709;  https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5637709

[7].          M. Ahsanul Alam and A.H.M.A. Rahim, “Dynamic Impact of Wind Generation System on Multi-machine Power System”, 3rd Int. Conf. on Modeling, Simulation & Applied Optimization (ICMSAO’09), Sharjah, January 2009.

[8].          A.H.M.A. Rahim and M. Ahsanul Alam, “Robust Susceptance Controller for an Isolated Variable Speed Wind Generator System”, 3rd Int. Conf. on Modeling, Simulation & Applied Optimization (ICMSAO’09), Sharjah, January 2009.

[9].          T. T. Nguyen; M. F. Kandlawala; A. H. Rahim; M. Ahsanul Alam; “Dynamic performance of a grid-connected wind generation system with fuzzy logic controlled variable capacitance compensation”, Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, 2008. AUPEC ’08. 14-17 Dec. 2008 Page(s):1 – 6.            Corpus ID: 26420118.  https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/4813031;

[10].      M. F. Kandlawala, A. H. M. A. Rahim and M. Ahsanul Alam; “Dynamic Performance of a Wind Generation System with Thyristor Controlled Capacitor Compensation”, 7th Saudi Engineering Conference, Riyadh, 26-28 Nov 2007.

[11].      A.H.M.A. Rahim, M. Ahsanul Alam, and M.F. Kandlawala; “Dynamic Performance Improvement of an Isolated Wind Turbine Induction Generator”, 4th IEEE-GCC Conference, Bahrain, 11-14 Nov 2007.

[12].      M. Ahsanul Alam, and M. A. Abido, “Parameter Optimization of Shunt FACTS Controllers for Power System Transient Stability Improvement”, IEEE Power Tech 2007, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1-5 July 2007.     DOI: 10.1109/PCT.2007.4538627; https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/4538627

[13].      M. Ahsanul Alam, and M. A. Abido, “On the Control Strategies of Shunt FACTS Devices for the Improvement of Transient Stability”, 2nd Int. Conf. on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization, ICMSAO, 2007, Abu Dhabi, March 24-27, 2007.

[14].      Norman Mariun, M. Ahsanul Alam, Senan Mahmod, Hashim Hizam, “Review of Control Strategies for Power Quality Conditioners”, National Power & Energy Conf. (PECon) Proceedings, 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 109-115.      DOI: 10.1109/PECON.2004.1461626;  https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/1461626

[15].      Md. Abdur Razzak, Md. Ahsanul Alam, and Bing Zeng, “Multiple Image Transmission for Diversity Systems using Blocked-based DC separation”, Proc Int. Conf Annual Paper Meet, The Institute of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB), Feb 09, 2002.

[16].      Mohd Pauzi Yahya, H. Ahmad, and Md. Ahsanul Alam, “Lightning Detection System in Malaysia”, Proceedings, National Technical Seminar, 6-7 November 1996, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

[17].      Md. Ahsanul Alam, and H. Ahmad, “Some features of Lightning Ground Flashes in Malaysia”, Proceedings, National Technical Seminar, 6-7 November 1996, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

[18].      H. Ahmad, M. Ahsanul Alam, and M. P. Yahya, “Utility usage of the Lightning Detection System in Malaysia”, Proceedings, Conference on Electrical Distribution Engineering – Strategies for 21st Century, 9-10 January 1996, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

[19].      H. Ahmad, M. Ahsanul Alam, and Mohd Pauzi Yahya, “Cloud-to-ground Lightning Flash Characteristics observed in Malaysia”, Proceedings, Malaysian Science and Technological Congress, 22-25 August 1995, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

[20].      M. Ahsanul Alam, and H. Ahmad, “Review of Lightning warning systems: Technical and Economical Aspects”, Proceedings, International Conference on Electromagnetic Compatibility, April 11-13, 1995, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.          Corpus ID: 117279476; https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Review-of-lightning-warning-system-%3A-technical-and-Ahmad-Alam/48efd58e9873320fb35b133d0fe43cdcdc0963a6.

1.4  Book Chapters

·       Chapter 1 Lightning Detection System in Malaysia; Hussein Ahmad, Mohd. Pauzi Yahya, Md. Ahsanul Alam

·       Chapter 2 Review of Lightning Warning System: Technical and Economic Aspect; Hussein Ahmad, Md. Ahsanul Alam

In Book Titled “Recent Advances in Lightning Detection and Protection Studies“, Edited by Zulkarnain Abdul Malek, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Press, Malaysia, ISBN 978-983-52-0685-6, 2008. www.penerbit.utm.my .

 

 

·     Award for High GPA, Deanship of Graduate Studies, KFUPM (2009-2010)

·     Research Fellowship Award, University of Technology Malaysia (1994-1996)

·     University Merit Award, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1987-1992)

·     Government Scholarship for College Education, Bangladesh (1983-1985)

·     Talent Award, Board of Higher Secondary School Education, Bangladesh (1978-1982)

·     Talent Award, Board of Secondary School Education, Bangladesh (1975-1977)

1.     FIELD OF RESEARCH INTEREST

Power System Steady-state and Dynamic analysis; Power System Control; Renewable Energy, FACTS Devices, Intelligent Control, Power Quality, Electrical machines & drives, Microgrids.

2.     TEACHING INTEREST

      Power System Steady-state Analysis, High Voltage Engineering, Electrical Energy Engineering, Electrical Machines and drives, Control Engineering, Renewable Energy, Microgrids, Electrical Circuits, Signal & Systems, Electronics, Digital Logic Circuit Design, and Fundamentals of Energy Efficiency.

 

Ph.D. Thesis Title: “Impact of Wind Generator in-feed on Dynamic Performance of a Power System”

M Sc Thesis Title: “The Study of Lightning Cloud-to-Ground Flash Characteristics in Peninsular Malaysia”

1.1  Membership in Professional Societies

  • Member, IEEE, USA Member,
  • Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)

1.2  Reviewer

·       Electric Power Components and Systems

·       IET Renewable Power Generation

·       IEEE Transactions on Education

·       International Journal of Power and Energy Systems

·       Arabian Journal of Science & Engineering

·       Iranian Journal of Electrical & Computer Engineering

·       Electric Power Systems Research

·       International Journal of Power and Energy Conversion

·       Applied Energy

·       IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution

·       International Energy Journal