Power Distribution System Modernization with Power Electronics and Integrated Renewables

Dr. Iqbal Husain

North Carolina State University

Prof. Iqbal Husain is the Director of the Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) Engineering Research Center and the ABB Distinguished Professor at North Carolina State University where he joined in Fall 2011. Prior to coming to NC State he was serving as a faculty member at the University of Akron, Ohio was also a visiting Professor at Oregon State University. Prof. Husain also serves as the Director of the Advanced Transportation Energy Center (ATEC). He received the B.Sc. degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. The primary application of Prof. Husain's work is in the transportation, automotive, aerospace, power system, and renewable energy industries.

Prof. Husain is a Fellow of the IEEE, and also, is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Electrification Magazine. He was the General Co-Chair for Energy Conversion Congress & Expo (ECCE) 2012 in Raleigh, NC, the chairman of the IEEE-IAS Transportation Systems Committee, and the chairman of the IEEE-IAS Electric Machines Committee. Prof. Husain received the 2006 SAE Vincent Bendix Automotive Electronics Engineering Award, the 2004 College of Engineering Outstanding Researcher Award, the 2000 IEEE Third Millennium Medal, the 1998 IEEE-IAS Outstanding Young Member award, and several IEEE-IAS prize paper awards.


IP-10 » Invited Presentation - Distribution System Modernization (Chair: Madhav Manjrekar) (09:45 - Thursday, 28th June, University E)