Dr. Zahra Amjadi
Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering

Research Interests
 
  • Power Electronics and Motor Drives
  • Digital Control of Power Electronic Converters
  • Electric, Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Energy Management
  • Electrical Power System and Smart Grids

Education
 

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

M.Eng. Electrical Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

B.S. Electrical Engineering (Electronics), Azad University, Iran


Publications
 

Journal Papers

1.     Z. Amjadi and S. S. Williamson, “Digital Control of a Bidirectional DC/DC Switched Capacitor Converter for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Storage System Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 158-166, Jan. 2014.

2.     Z. Amjadi and S. S. Williamson, “Prototype Design and Controller Implementation for a Battery-Ultracapacitor Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Storage System,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 332-340, March 2012.

3.     Z. Amjadi and S. S. Williamson, “Novel Digital Control of a Bidirectional DC/DC Switched Capacitor Converter for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Storage System Applications,” IEEE Transactions on power Electronics, Oct. 2011.

4.     Z. Amjadi and S. S. Williamson, “Design and Verification of a Novel Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery-Ultracapacitor Power Electronic Energy Management System,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, May.2011.

5.     Z. Amjadi and S. S. Williamson, “Design and control of a Luo converter for variably loaded hybrid electric vehicle energy storage system,” International Journal of Power Electronics, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 399-416, April 2011.

6.     Z. Amjadi and S. S. Williamson, “Advanced digital control for a switched capacitor and interleaved switched capacitor hybrid electric vehicle energy management system,” International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicle, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 272-292, Feb. 2011.

7.     Z. Amjadi and S. S. Williamson, “Modeling, simulation, and control of an advanced Luo converter for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle energy storage system,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 64-75, Oct. 2010.

8.     Z. Amjadi and S. S. Williamson, “A novel control technique for a switched capacitor converter based hybrid electric vehicle energy storage system,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 926-934, Feb. 2010.

9.     Z. Amjadi and S. S. Williamson, “Power-electronics-based solutions for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle energy storage and management systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 608-616, Feb. 2010.

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Courses
 

EE 223 Network Analysis
EE 328 Feedback Controls Systems
EE 483 Power Systems I
EE 590 Special Topics - Power System and Smart Grids