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Associate Professor Ibrahim Al-Bahadly MSc, PhD, IEEE

Associate Professor

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Food and Advanced Technology

Ibrahim Al-Bahadly received a B.Sc. (Eng.) degree from Baghdad University of Technology in 1987, followed by M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Nottingham University, in 1990 and 1994, respectively, all in electrical and electronic engineering. From 1994 to 1996, he was a research associate with the electric drives and machines group at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Since 1996, he has been with Massey University, where he is currently Associate Professor in electrical and electronic engineering / Leader of the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Team.. His research interests include power electronic applications, variable speed machines and drives, renewable energy system, sensors, instrumentation and automation. Ibrahim is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Ibrahim Al-Bahadly received a B.Sc. (Eng.) degree from Baghdad University of Technology in 1987, followed by M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Nottingham University, in 1990 and 1994, respectively, all in electrical and electronic engineering. Since 1996, he has been with Massey University, where he is currently Associate Professor in electrical and electronic engineering / Leader of the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Team. His research interests include power electronic applications, variable speed machines and drives, renewable energy system, sensors, instrumentation and automation.

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Contact details

  • Ph: +64 6 356 9099 ext 84138
    Location: B1.73, Riddet
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Master of Science - University of Nottingham (1990)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Nottingham (1994)

Fellowships and Memberships

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (Senior Member/Fellow) (2005)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

The research interest encompasses two main themes; one is the power electronics application into variable speed machine drives, and integration of multiple sources of renewable energy. The other theme is sensing and instrumentation, and the application into automation and robotics. The following are examples of some research projects:

  • Multi-inputs Multi-outputs power electronic converter for renewable energy application.
  • Switched Reluctance Generator for low and medium speed application.
  • Modelling and implementation of electromagnetic sensors and their application.

Thematics

Resource Development and Management

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Circuits and Systems (090601): Control Systems, Robotics and Automation (090602): Electrical and Electronic Engineering (090600): Engineering (090000): Industrial Electronics (090603): Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells) (090608)

Keywords

Power Electronics, Variable Speed Drives, Electric Motors, Renewable Energy, Sensors, Electronic Instrumentation and Automation.

Teaching and Supervision

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 2022 - Muhammad Uzair Yousuf - Doctor of Philosophy
    Enhancing statistical wind speed forecasting models
  • 2022 - Muhammad Rehan - Doctor of Philosophy
    Robotic Capsule for Sampling Gut Microbiota: Design, Development and Evaluation
  • 2017 - Zubair Rehman - Doctor of Philosophy
    Multiport Power Electronics Circuitry for Integration of Renewable Energy Sources in Low Power Applications
  • 2013 - Amissa Mohd Shaidi Arifin - Doctor of Philosophy
    Switched reluctance generator drive in the low and medium speed operation: Modelling and analysis

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2021 - Jacobus Janse Van Vuuren - Doctor of Philosophy
    Learning-based robotic manipulation for dynamic object handling
  • 2015 - Asif Zia - Doctor of Philosophy
    Smart Electrochemical Sensing System for the Real Time Detection of Endocrine Disrupting Compounds and Hormones