Alireza Kouchaki

Alireza Kouchaki

Alireza Kouchaki

Postdoc, Research Assistant

Phone: 65508682

Fax: 66157697

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Profile photoAlireza Kouchaki
PhD Student,
The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute
SDU Electrical Engineering

Email: alko@mmmi.sdu.dk
Fax: 66157697
Phone: 65508682

Research interests

Design, analysis, and control of power Electronics converters mainly of grid-connected converters for renewable energy systems and drive applications

Work Experience

PostDoc
1 December 2016- Present, University of Southern Denmark
PhD Fellow
1 December 2013- 30 November 2016, University of Southern Denmark

Education

PhD in Power Electronics
30 November 2016,  "High Efficiency Three-phase Power Factor Correction using Wide Band Gap Devices", University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
M.Sc. in Power Electronics
10 December 2012, "Maximum Power Point Tracking Algorithm under Partially Shaded Conditions", University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
10 September 2009, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.

Teaching & Supervising Experience

Spring 2017- Autumn 2017, Co-supervision of a Master student in the area of the grid-connected converters, University of Southern Denmark.
Spring 2017, Lecturer, "Power Electronics Systems", Master of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern Denmark.
Spring 2016, Assistant, "Power Electronics I", Master of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, under supervision of Morten Nymand.
Spring 2016, Assistant, "Drives and Control", Master of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, under supervision of Jacob Pedersen.
Autumn 2015, Supervisor, "Energy Management", Bachelor in Energy Engineering, University of Southern Denmark.
Spring 2015, Assistant, "Power Electronics", Bachelor in Energy Engineering, University of Southern Denmark.
Spring 2013, Lecturer, "Electrical Machinery I", Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Khorasan Institute of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran
Spring 2013, Lecturer, "Switching power supply design", Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Khorasan Institute of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran.

Major research projects

Advanced Power Electronic Technology and Tools (APETT): Strategic project between three universities SDU and AaU, and City University of Hong Kong, and six industrial partners (Danfoss, Grundfos, Danfysic, Vestas, Horsodan, KK Electronics)
Intelligent and Efficient Power Electronics (IEPE): Strategic research center between three universities- University of Southern Denmark, Aalborg University, and Technical University of Denmark- and four Danish leading high technology companies- Danfoss Drives, Grundfos A/S, KK Electronics, and Vestas (http://www.iepe.et.aau.dk).

Visiting researcher

April-June 2016, Danfoss Drives A/S, Grasten, Denmark.

Honors

2015, Best paper award in 11th international IEEE conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDSTC).
2015, Best paper in session in 41st annual conference of the IEEE industrial electronic society (IECon.).

Publications

5 kW bidirectional grid-connected drive using silicon-carbide switches: Control

Kouchaki, A., Lazar, R., Pedersen, J. L. & Nymand, M. 2017 2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC). IEEE, p. 640-645

Analytical Design of Passive LCL Filter for Three-phase Two-level Power Factor Correction Rectifiers

Kouchaki, A. & Nymand, M. 2017 In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.

A simple core loss modeling for three-phase PWM voltage source converters

Niroumand, F. J., Kouchaki, A. & Nymand, M. 2016 Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. IEEE Press, 6 p. (I E E E Industrial Electronics Society. Annual Conference. Proceedings).

High Efficiency Three-phase Power Factor Correction Rectifier using Wide Band-Gap Devices

Kouchaki, A. 2016 Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute. 197 p.

High frequency three-phase PWM grid connected drive using silicon-carbide switches

Kouchaki, A., Pedersen, J. L., Nymand, M. & Lazar, R. 2016 Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Annual Southern Power Electronics Conference. IEEE, 6 p.

LCL filter design for three-phase two-level power factor correction using line impedance stabilization network

Kouchaki, A. & Nymand, M. 2016 Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2016. IEEE Press, p. 2382-2388

Non-iterative, analytic-based passive LCL filter design approach for three-phase two-level power factor correction converters

Kouchaki, A., Nymand, M. & Lazar, R. 2016 Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applicatoions. IEEE Press, 10 p.

A low cost rapid prototype platform for a three phase PFC rectifier application

Haase, F., Kouchaki, A. & Nymand, M. 2015 Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology. IEEE, p. 2024-2029

An analytical inductor design procedure for three-phase PWM converters in power factor correction applications

Kouchaki, A., Niroumand, F. J., Haase, F. & Nymand, M. 2015 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems. IEEE, p. 1013-1018

Controller design and implementation of a three-phase Active Front End using SiC based MOSFETs

Haase, F., Kouchaki, A. & Nymand, M. 2015 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Power Electronics and ECCE Asia. IEEE, p. 2681-2687

Inductor Design Comparison of Three-wire and Four-wire Three-phase Voltage Source Converters in Power Factor Correction Applications

Kouchaki, A. & Nymand, M. 2015 17th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications. IEEE, p. 1-10

A new maximum power point tracking strategy for PV arrays under uniform and non-uniform insolation conditions

Kouchaki, A., Iman-Eini, H. & Asaei, B. May 2013 In : Solar Energy. 91, p. 221-232

Maximum Power Point tracking algorithm based on I-V characteristic of PV array under uniform and non-uniform conditions

Kouchaki, A., Iman-Eini, H. & Asaei, B. 1 Dec 2012 PECon 2012 - 2012 IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy. p. 331-336 6 p. 6450233