Dr. Azmy Gowaid

Azmy Gowaid
Postal address:
Glasgow Caledonian University
70 Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow
United Kingdom

Research interests

I have 8 years research experience in the fields of renewable energy integration to power grids and high voltage direct current transmission (HVDC). Before joining GCU, I was with Alexandria University as a teaching assistant (2007-2012), Spiretronic LLC as a p.t. research engineer (2010-2014), and with the University of Strathclyde as a Ph.D. candidate then postdoctoral research associate (2013-2017). The diversity of academic and engineering experience gained over this period allowed me to engage with different technologies and concepts of high importance to the development of 'smarter' future power grids.

Specific research interests:

- Medium and high voltage DC transmission systems (MVDC and HVDC

- Dense power DC-DC and DC-AC power electronics converters

- Grid integration of wind and solar energy systems

- Dynamics and control of power systems operation 

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  1. Published

    Hybrid and modular multilevel converter designs for isolated HVDC–DC converters

    Gowaid, I. A., Adam, G. P., Massoud, A. M., Ahmed, S. & Williams, B. M. Mar 2018 In : IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. 6, 1, p. 188-202 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Published

    Analysis and design of a modular multilevel converter with trapezoidal modulation for medium and high voltage dc-dc transformers

    Gowaid, I. A., Adam, G. P., Ahmed, S., Holliday, D. & Williams, B. W. Oct 2015 In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 30, 10, p. 5439-5457 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    A low-loss hybrid bypass for DC fault protection of modular multilevel converters

    Gowaid, A. Apr 2017 In : IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. 32, 2, p. 599-608 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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