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Research Interests
  • Applied electromagnetism
  • Electrical machines
  • Renewable energy integration
  • Energy saving measures
Research Projects
  • University Project Manager, “HTS-GEN – Superconducting generator for large wind turbines”, The Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation, 104-2013-1, 2013-2015, budget DKK 18M.
  • Co-applicant and Work Package Leader, “CopenHybride – Development of a carbon neutral luminaire for the urban environment”, PSO 343-021, 2013-2014, total budget: DKK 911k.
  • Co-applicant, “VSC HVDC connection and control for offshore wind power plants”, Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, 2012, total budget: DKK 353k.
  • Co-applicant, “INNWIND – Innovative Wind Conversion Systems (10-20 MW) for Offshore Applications,” EU FP7, Grant no. 308974, 2013-2018, total budget: € 20M.
  • Work Package Leader, “REEGain – Innovative Permanent Magnet Production, Recovery and Reuse“, Danish Council for Technology and Innovation (RTI), 2012-2016, total budget: DKK 40M.
  • Work Package Leader, “NANOPYME – Nanocrystalline Permanent Magnets Based on Hybrid Metal-Ferrites”, EU FP7, Grant no. 310516, 2012-2015, total budget: € 4.5M.
  • Principal Investigator, “Thermal Modelling and Analysis of a Wind Turbine Generator”, PSO 2011-1-10638, 2010-2011, budget: DKK 1.0M.
  • Main Supervisor for PostDoc Nenad Mijatovic on “Superconducting Drive Train”, The Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation, 2012-2015, budget: DKK 3.4M.
PhD Projects
  • Main supervisor for PhD student Andy Song, “Demonstration of a Large Scale Superconducting Wind Turbine Generator Pole-Pair”, Oct. 2013 – Sep. 2016. (Industrial partner: Envision Energy, Denmark)
  • Main supervisor for Industrial PhD student Alexandros Skrimpas, “Holistic Approach in Monitoring, Diagnosis and Prognosis of Faults in Modern Wind Turbines,” Sept. 2013 – Aug. 2017. (Industrial partner: Brüel & Kjær Vibro, Denmark)
  • Main supervisor for PhD student Muhammed Fasil, “Novel Design of Electrical Machines using Nanocrystalline Permanent Magnet”, Mar. 2013 – Feb. 2016. (Industrial partner: IMA, Spain)
  • Main supervisor for PhD student Stig Högberg, “Reducing Dependence on Critical Materials in Electrical Machines by Design for Recyclability and Reusability”, Dec. 2012 – Nov. 2015. (Industrial partner: Envision Energy, Denmark)
  • Main Supervisor for PhD student Matthew Lee Henriksen, “Wind Turbine Generators with Reduced Need for Rare Earth Materials”, Oct. 2011 – Nov. 2014. (Industrial partner: DONG Energy, Denmark)
  • Main Supervisor for PhD student Nenad Mijatovic, “Superconducting Wind Turbine Generators”, Aug. 2009 – June 2012.
  • Host-supervisor of visiting PhD student Mohsen Hosseini, “. Design, Prototyping, and Analysis of a Novel Modular Permanent Magnet Transverse Flux Disk Generator“, Dec. 2010 – Jun. 2011.
  • Co-Supervisor for PhD student Victor Manuel Rodriguez Zermeno, “Computation of Superconducting Generators for Wind Turbine Applications”, Aug. 2009 – Mar. 2012. (Industrial partner: Vestas, Denmark)