Hussain Shareef

Hussain Shareef
United Arab Emirates University | UAEU · Department of Electrical Engineering

PhD

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August 2015 - September 2020
United Arab Emirates University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
August 2008 - present
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
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  • Professor (Associate)
March 2004 - February 2007
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
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  • PhD Student

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Publications (431)
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This paper introduces a novel metaheuristic optimization method called the lightning search algorithm (LSA) to solve constraint optimization problems. It is based on the natural phenomenon of lightning and the mechanism of step leader propagation using the concept of fast particles known as projectiles. Three projectile types are developed to repre...
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Despite the increasing utilization of renewable energy resources, such as solar and wind energy, most residential buildings still rely on conventional energy supply by public utility services. Such utility services often use time-of-use energy pricing, which compels residential consumers to reduce their energy usage. This paper presents a wireless...
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For the large-scale promotion of electric vehicles (EV), reliable fast-charging stations (FCS) demand high priority among EV users. However, unplanned locations of charging stations (CSs) and station capacity determination have adverse effects on the operation and the performance of power-distribution network. In this study, we developed an optimal...
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This paper proposes an optimal hybrid energy sources sizing methodology for hybrid electric vehicles comprising ultracapacitor (UC) and fuel cell (FC) with battery units (BU). For this purpose, a multi objective problem is formulated using dynamic-source models to evaluate the system's initial cost, weight, running cost, and cost associated with so...
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This paper introduces a dynamic semiempirical model that predicts the degradation of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) by introducing time-based terms in the model. The concentration voltage drop is calculated using a new statistical equation based on the load current and working time, whereas the ohmic and activation voltage drops are u...
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The nonminimum-phase property of the dc-dc boost converter can create difficulties in designing a stable, robust, and fast control for the output voltage. In this article, these difficulties are reduced by modifying the state model of the boost converter in such a way that it behaves like a minimum-phase system. More specifically, the control input...
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The pneumatic solar tracking system for solar panels adjusts the angular orientation of a solar panel to maximize exposure of an upper surface of the solar panel to impinging solar radiation from the sun as the sun moves across the sky. The pneumatic solar tracking system includes a base and a platform supported above the base. The platform has an...
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This paper presents an effective planning methodology for electric vehicle (EV) fast‐charging stations (CS) using a multi‐objective binary version of the atom search optimization (ASO) algorithm. The proposed method uses quantum operations to binarize the algorithm and achieve a higher convergence rate than the existing binary ASO algorithm. Additi...
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This paper describes a methodology to control a multi-source battery-capacitor hybrid EV incorporating a dynamic power splitting strategy. Considering the requirement for precise speed control characteristics of the EV and the non-linear behavior of traction motor with system disturbances, a non-linear state feedback controller (NLSFC) with a distu...
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Carbon dioxide emission from transportation systems surpassed emission from any other energy sector. Thus, electric vehicles (EV) have gained extensive awareness among society as this can scale down the greenhouse gas emissions. Present internal combustion engine vehicles have considerable performance and none of the alternative source can individu...
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Carbon emissions from conventional vehicles have significantly damaged the ecosystem balance, and have pushed the transportation sector to switch towards cleaner fuel sources that can power vehicles more efficiently. Electric vehicles (EV) offer an excellent substitute for fossil fuel-fired vehicles; however, the availability of publicly accessible...
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A new transformerless quadratic buck-boost converter with common ground and a high voltage gain ratio of D/ (1-D) 2 is proposed in this study. The output and input currents of the proposed structure are continuous due to the presence of inductive filters in the output and input ports. The continuity of the output current simultaneously reduces the...
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With the increasing stand-alone and grid integrated low power renewable energy generation, the use of non-isolated DC-AC converters has increased multifold. However, the non-isolated power conversion with conventional DC-AC converters can cause high leakage currents due to parasitic capacitances. To resolve this problem, research on common ground c...
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Utilization of distributed generation (DG) in the distribution network has become trending ever since it has been introduced with proven benefits. DG plays a significant role in improving the quality and quantity as well as the efficiency of the power transmission and distribution system. By allowing smaller generating units to operate in parallel...
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A reactive control using MPPT technique is developed for maximizing of the output electrical power. The perturb and observe algorithm searches for optimum value of damping and stiffness coefficients in order to maximize the converted electrical power (Pe). The running mean value of the Pe is calculated in every MPPT control period and updating of t...
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To provide an effective and efficient response to diverse switching stations in emergencies, optimal coordination and resource allocation must be taken into account. Managing facility location, transportation, and ranking of those stations in a multi-driving distance, multi-load sensitivity, and multi-network architecture with uncontrolled uncertai...
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Solar energy is the most widely used renewable energy source because of its versatility and its presence worldwide. Although, these systems have many promising features, they have numerous challenges to be addressed. This paper aims to present a compressive literature survey on the advancement of photovoltaic (PV) systems in terms of materials used...
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There are not many studies conducted in the implementation of maximum power point tracking (MPPT) methods for heaving wave energy converters (WECs). An assessment of damping control using various MPPT methods for heaving WEC was conducted in this study. Damping control was implemented using a DC–DC boost converter. The duty cycle for MPPT was deter...
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This paper is proposed a modified sperm swarm optimization algorithm (MSSO) for numerical function optimization and optimal design of damping controller in power system. To provide a fine balance between the explorative and exploitative behavior, MSSO utilizes a chaotic velocity damping factor. In addition, the proposed method considers a reasonabl...
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Nature-inspired metaheuristic optimization algorithms, e.g., the butterfly optimization algorithm (BOA), have become increasingly popular. The BOA, which adapts the food foraging and social behaviors of butterflies, involves randomly defined, algorithmic-dependent parameters that affect the exploration and exploitation strategies, which negatively...
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This paper presents the design methodology of an alternative approach for implementing proportional-resonant (PR) controller for single-phase grid-tied inverter. The developed PR controller is designed to regulate the grid current with the aim of controlling either the DC-link voltage or the active/reactive power injected into the grid. The control...
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Distributed Generation (DG) integration, especially based on renewable energy resources, has gained great attention by power utilities and frequently utilized in the electrical distribution systems. However, DG integration imposes some risks towards system stability which may lead to system blackouts. This mainly occurs when the grid is decoupled f...
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This paper presents the design and performance evaluation of disturbance observer-based control for grid-tied inverter with LCL filter. The proposed controller consists of a combination of a state feedback control with disturbance observer. Specifically, the composite controller is developed to regulate the current injected to the grid despite the...
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Recently, renewable energy sources become a significant source of energy. The continuous penetration of dispersed renewable energy resources into power systems is predicted to introduce new challenges. Distributed Generation (DG) is widely preferred because it is a highly effective solution that strengthens the performance of power system networks...
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This paper proposes a simplified proton-exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) temperature model for the purpose of estimating PEMFC temperatures with high accuracy using air-cooling systems. Besides knowing that most of the existing models were designed for specific systems, the proposed model also focuses on generalizing the conventional temperature...
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Photovoltaic (PV) systems are getting great deal of attention in renewable energy research. However, the PV system and its power delivery are subject to limiting factors that include temperature, irradiance and wind speed and direction among other factors. Thus, in order to optimize the power delivered by the PV system via current and voltage chara...
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Hourly global solar irradiance (GSR) data are required for sizing, planning, and modeling of solar photovoltaic farms. However, operating and controlling such farms exposed to varying environmental conditions, such as fast passing clouds, necessitates GSR data to be available for very short time intervals. Classical backpropagation neural networks...
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Proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) is a substitute energy source that provides electricity from hydrogen and oxygen fuel. The PEMFC has found its application not only in electric power generation but also has founds its use in electric vehicles and aircraft applications. The performance of the PEMFC is affected by the variation in ambient c...
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Demand response (DR) refers to programs used in endeavors to reduce overall power consumption, manage consumption peak hour shifting, and reduce demand on service providers or utilities using different methods. This paper proposes a home appliance scheduler suitable for DR applications. In the proposed method, a controller controls thermal and shif...
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In this study, a method is proposed to minimize the harmonics injected by the electric vehicle (EV) chargers at the point of common coupling using a shunt active power filter (APF). The proposed APF utilizes a bidirectional voltage source inverter (VSI). Herein, two different control techniques are implemented to enhance the robustness and effectiv...
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This paper proposes a technique to determine the possible optimal placement of the phasor measurement unit (PMU) in power grids for normal operating conditions. All possible combinations of PMU placement, including infeasible combinations, are typically considered in finding the optimal solution, which could be a massive search space. An integer se...
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Modern societies these days are more dependent on electrical energy and they expect a continuous supply as per demand. In this regard, the complex power system is designed to supply electrical energy with a certain level of quality and continuity though it is still susceptible to vandalism, natural disasters, and extreme weather. The black sky even...
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This paper proposes a Differential Evolution (DE) optimization algorithm and a Pareto-frontier Multi-Objective Differential Evolution (MODE) optimization algorithm for the optimal allocation of Distributed Generation (DG) and Distribution Static Compensator (DSTATCOM) in a radial distribution system. It considers the minimization of active power di...
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The membrane water content of the proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) is the most important feature required for water management of the PEMFC system. Any improper management of water in the fuel cell may lead to system faults. Among various faults, flooding and drying faults are the most frequent in the PEMFC systems. This paper presents a...
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An assessment of the wave power at the southern coast of the middle part of Java Island (Indonesia) was conducted based on a 15-year hindcast spectral wave model using the MIKE 21 Spectral Wave software. The model was forced with wind data with a 0.125 • spatial interval and hourly time resolution. The obtained model was validated with field data c...
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Face recognition has become an interesting field for researchers where it is used in many applications. One of the most common methods of soft computing is named the artificial neural network (ANN) has been suggested to achieve the face recognition process. Nonetheless, the performance of ANN depends on the number of neurons in the hidden layers an...
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A novel power converter that can perform both voltage and frequency conversion was proposed. Inappropriate power supply can damage sensitive sub-components and render the connected device inoperable. Henceforth, the proposed voltage–frequency converter acts as an interface to plug any electrical device directly into an electrical socket and provide...
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div style="’text-align: justify;">Recently, many new nature-inspired optimization algorithms have been introduced to further enhance the computational intelligence optimization algorithms. Among them, lightning search algorithm(LSA) is a recent heuristic optimization method for resolving continuous problems. It mimics the natural phenomenon of ligh...
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p>Face recognition has become one of the most important challenging problems in personal computer-human interaction, video observation, and biometric. Many algorithms have been developed in the recent years. Theses algorithms are not sufficiently robust to address the complex images. Therefore, this paper proposes soft computing algorithm based fac...
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Proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) is the most common type of fuel cell because of its many advantages over other renewable energy sources and other fuel cell types. The PEMFC is used for power and electric vehicle applications. Static and dynamic characteristics are of vital importance; the PEMFC has been modeled in numerous research using...
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Considering, the high penetration of plug-in electric vehicles (PHEVs), the charging and discharging of PHEVs may lead to technical problems on electricity distribution networks. Therefore, the management of PHEV charging and discharging needs to be addressed to coordinate the time of PHEVs so as to be charged or discharged. This paper presents a m...
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PEMFC (proton exchange membrane fuel cell) is a very prominent renewable energy source. Unlike other sources, it has a high dependency on ambient conditions. The variation in ambient conditions affects the water management in PEMFC which accounts for drying and flooding faults. Various models are discussed in this research which considers the varia...
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Due to the rising use of nonlinear loads, such as power supplies, adjustable speed drives, diode/thyristor rectifiers , harmonic currents and reactive power are injected into the power system which can degrade the power quality. In this paper, a novel method on the basis of the fundamental active current component that is determined from a Recursiv...
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This paper proposes a new voltage frequency converter (VFC) that converts both voltage and frequency to the required level of voltage and frequency in low voltage networks used in various countries. The proposed converter could be used as a universal power supply for sensitive AC loads. The converter is composed of, input voltage and frequency dete...
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This paper proposes a new voltage frequency converter (VFC) that converts both voltage and frequency to the required level of voltage and frequency in low voltage networks used in various countries. The proposed converter could be used as a universal power supply for sensitive AC loads. The converter is composed of, input voltage and frequency dete...
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This paper presents a dynamic temperature model for a proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) system. The proposed model overcomes the complexity of conventional models using first-order expressions consisting of load current and ambient temperature. The proposed model also incorporates a PEMFC cooling system, which depends upon the temperature...