Dr. Aly Ahmed Aboulnaga

 

 

aaboulnaga@kfu.edu.sa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

RANK: Assistant Professor

 

EDUCATION:

 

·      Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA,  2004.

 

·      M.Sc. Electrical Engineering , Mansoura university , Egypt,  2000.

 

·      B.Sc. Electrical Engineering , Mansoura university , Egypt,  1996.

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Power Electronics and Motor Drives

  • Electromagnetic compatibility

  • Solid State Lighting for indoor, outdoor, and automotive applications

  •   Renewable Energy resources

  • Power Quality

 

Experiences:

  • Assistant professor, Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, November 2013-up to date.

  • Senior design engineer, Research and Technology group, Solid State Lighting Electronics (SSL), Philips Electronics North America, 2009-2013.

  • Electrical design engineer, Automotive Solid State Lighting Electronics, Philips Electronics North America, 2004-2009.

  • Teaching assistant, ECE department, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2003-2004.

  • Research assistant, ECE department, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2001-2003.

  • Lecturer, Electrical Engineering Department, Mansoura University, 1997-2001.

Publications:

Selected Patents US and EP Patents:

  • Lighting driver and housing having internal electromagnetic shielding layer configured for direct connection to circuit ground. EP Patent EP2810545B1, Granted 2016
  • Current Limiting Controlling for Power Supply, e.g. LED Driver, Having Automatic Reset. US Patent 2,329,578, Granted 2014.  
  • Illumination Device with Electrical Variable Scattering Element, US Patent 8,471,498, Granted 2012.
  • Low Voltage Electronic Module Interface, US Patent 8,125,244, Granted 2011.
  • Novel non-destructive and fully testable LED traffic driver, US Patent Pending, WO 2010/032233.

 

Selected Publications:

  • “Scalable high performance high power flyback AC-DC converter for variable load applications,” to be submitted to the IEEE transaction for power electronics.

  • “Performance evaluation of the high power density bi-directional Ćuk converter with battery operation,” to be submitted to the International Journal of Power Electronics.

  • “Applications A. A. Aboulnaga, “Distributed solar network for air ventilation in the hybrid vehicles,” in Proc. International Conference and Exhibition on Automobile Engineering, September 05-06, 2016 Frankfurt, Germany.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga and A. Emadi, “High performance bidirectional Ćuk converter for telecommunication systems,” in Proc. International Telecommunications Energy Conf., Chicago, USA, Sept. 2004, pp. 182-189.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga and A. Emadi, “Integrated magnetic BIFRED converters with low intermediate capacitor voltage,” in Proc. 35th IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conf., Aachen, Germany, June 2004, vol. 2, pp. 1551-1556.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga, and A. Emadi, “Simplified simulation and modeling technique for integrated magnetic components in power electronic converters,” in Proc. International Telecommunications Energy Conf., Chicago, USA, Sept. 2004, pp. 725-730.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga and A. Emadi, “Performance evaluation of the integrated magnetic bi-directional Ćuk converter,” in Proc. 35th IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conf., Aachen, Germany, June 2004, vol. 2, pp. 1556-1552.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga and A. Emadi, “Design of high performance linear brushless DC motor with ironless core,” in Proc. 4th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conf., Xian, China, 2004, vol. 2, pp. 502-507.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga, and A. Emadi, “A novel, low-cost, high-performance single-phase adjustable-speed motor drive using PM brush-less DC machine: IIT’s design for 2003 Future Energy Challenge,” in Proc. 19th  Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conf., Anaheim, CA, 2004, vo. 3, 1595-1603.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga and A. Emadi, “Future Energy Challenge: A novel low-cost adjustable speed motor with wide speed range,” in Proc. Electrical Manufacturing and Coil Winding Expo., Indianapolis, Indiana, 2003, pp. 551-557.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga, A. Emadi, J. Mahdavi, and M. Telefus, “Integrated magnetic structures for DC/DC converters: Modeling, analysis, design, and applications,” in Proc. International Power Electronics Technology Conf., Rosemont, IL, 2002, pp. 208-217.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga, A. Emadi, J. Mahdavi, and M. Telefus, “Analysis and performance evaluation of DC/DC Ćuk converters with integrated magnetic components”, in Proc. International Power Electronics Technology Conf., Rosemont, IL, 2002, pp. 218-224.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga, and A. Emadi, “High performance linear brushless DC motor for automotive applications,” in Proc. Electrical Manufacturing and Coil Winding Expo., Cincinnati, Ohio, 2002, pp. 255-259.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga, M. Atout, A. R. Amin, and A. Emadi, “Analysis and design of forced commutation circuit for by-pass thyristor-based AC/DC converters,” in Proc. IEEE 28th Industrial Electronics Socity Annual Meeting, Sevilla, Spain, 2002, pp. 557-563.

  • A. A. Aboulnaga, M. Atout, A. R. Amin, and A. Emadi, “GTO by-pass thyristor based method for improving the performance of the single-phase AC/DC bridge converters,” in Proc. IEEE 33rd Power Electronics Specialist Conf., Cairns, Australia, 2002, pp. 883-838.