overview

Haitham Abu-Rub's research contributions, as well as his on-going efforts/investigations in the area of Smart Grid, AC drives, and power electronics, can be classified into the following topics:



Control of electric machines; eg. vector control, nonlinear control, adaptive control, model predictive control



Power electronic converters, two-level and multilevel, matrix converter, ZSI



Artificial Intelligence in machines and power electronics control, eg. fuzzy logic, neural networks



Renewable energy conversion for PV and wind systems, maximum power point tracking



Condition monitoring and fault detection in electrical machines and drives

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles152
  • Nun, B., Umar, M. F., Karaki, A., Shadmand, M. B., Bayhan, S., & Abu-Rub, H. (2022). Rank-Based Predictive Control for Community Microgrids With Dynamic Topology and Multiple Points of Common Coupling. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics. 3(1), 144-155.
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  • Easley, M., Shadmand, M. B., & Abu-Rub, H. (2021). Computationally-Efficient Optimal Control of Cascaded Multilevel Inverters With Power Balance for Energy Storage Systems. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 68(12), 12285-12295.
  • Syed, D., Zainab, A., Ghrayeb, A., Refaat, S. S., Abu-Rub, H., & Bouhali, O. (2021). Smart Grid Big Data Analytics: Survey of Technologies, Techniques, and Applications. IEEE Access. 9, 59564-59585.
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  • Rahman, S., Meraj, M., Iqbal, A., Ben-Brahim, L., Abu-Rub, H., & Khan, I. (2021). Novel Level-Shifted PWM Technique for Cascaded Multilevel Quasi-Impedance Source Inverter. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. 9(5), 5918-5928.
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  • Khan, Q., Refaat, S. S., Abu-Rub, H., Toliyat, H. A., Olesz, M., & Darwish, A. (2021). Characterization of Defects Inside the Cable Dielectric With Partial Discharge Modeling. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 70, 1-11.
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Books3
  • Liu, Y., AbuRub, H., Ge, B., Blaabjerg, F., Ellabban, O., & Loh, P. C. (2016). Impedance Source Power Electronic Converters. Wiley.
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  • Abu-Rub, H., Malinowski, M., & Al-Haddad, K. (2014). Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Systems, Transportation and Industrial Applications. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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  • AbuRub, H., Iqbal, A., & Guzinski, J. (2012). High Performance Control of AC Drives with MATLAB/Simulink Models. Wiley.
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Chapters15
  • Liu, Y., Abu-Rub, H., Ge, B., Blaabjerg, F., Loh, P. C., & Ellabban, O. (2016). Background and Current Status. Impedance Source Power Electronic Converters. 1-19. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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  • Trabelsi, M., & Abu-Rub, H. (2016). Grid Integration of Quasi-Z Source Based PV Multilevel Inverter. Impedance Source Power Electronic Converters. 362-389. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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  • Bayhan, S., & Abu-Rub, H. (2016). Impedance Source Multi-Leg Inverters. Impedance Source Power Electronic Converters. 295-328. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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  • Bayhan, S., Mosa, M., & Abu-Rub, H. (2016). Model Predictive Control of Impedance Source Inverter. Impedance Source Power Electronic Converters. 329-361. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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  • Loh, P. C., Liu, Y., & Abu-Rub, H. (2016). Typical Transformer-Based Z-Source/Quasi-Z-Source Inverters. Impedance Source Power Electronic Converters. 113-127. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Conference Papers252
  • Maroti, P. K., Al-Ammari, R., Iqbal, A., Ben-Brahim, L., Padmanaban, S., & Abu-Rub, H. (2019). A Novel High Gain Configurations of Modified SEPIC Converter for Renewable Energy Applications. 2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE). 00, 2503-2508.
  • Bayhan, S., & Abu-Rub, H. (2019). Model Predictive Control Based Dual-Mode Controller for Multi-Source DC Microgrid. 2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE). 00, 908-913.
  • Harasis, S., Sozer, Y., Elbuluk, M., & Abu-Rub, H. (2019). A Novel DC Link Energy Shaping Process for Minimizing the Transient Frequency Variations in Microgrids. 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC). 00, 3274-3280.
  • Meraj, M., Rahman, S., Iqbal, A., Ben-Brahim, L., Alammari, R., & Abu-Rub, H. (2019). Virtual Flux Oriented Sensorless Direct Power Control of QZS Inverter Connected to Grid for Solar PV Applications. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT). 00, 1417-1422.
  • Bayhan, S., Komurcugil, H., Abu-Rub, H., & Liu, Y. (2018). A Lyapunov Stability Theorem Based Control Strategy for Single-Phase Neutral-Paint-Clamped Quasi - Impedance Source Inverter with LCL Filter. IECON 2018 - 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2018 - 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. 1, 3695-3699.
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
Haitham.abu-rub@qatar.tamu.edu
First Name
Haitham
Last Name
Abu-Rub
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Qatar Campus; 4251 TAMUQ
College Station, TX 77843-4251
USA