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Prof. Dr. Mohamed Zahran

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mba.zahran@narss.sci.eg

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Education :

April 1994 – Jan. 1999 

 Ph.D. Electrical Power and Machines, Cairo University

Jul. 1995 – Dec. 1996

(Scientific Channel with Siegen University – Germany), Egypt, 1999,

           Thesis title is, “Optimal Sizing and Reliable Controller of Hybrid Photovoltaic Power Systems”,

Oct. 1990 – July 1993

M.Sc. Electrical Power and Machines, Cairo University, Egypt, 1993,

          Thesis Title is "Microcomputer Control of Photovoltaic Diesel Generator Hybrid Power System

Sept. 1982 – July 1987

B.Sc. in Electrical Power and Machines, Kima High Institute of Technology, Egypt, 1987,

         Project Title "Four Quadrant DC Machines Control Using Duel Converter" and its Grade is (Excellent).

 

Publications :

1. M.Bayoumy, S.El-Hefnawi, O.Mahgoub, and Ahmed El-Tobshy, "New Techniques for Battery Charger and SOC estimation in Photovoltaic Power Systems", Technical Digest of International PVSEC-7, Nagoya, Japan, 1993.

2.M.Bayoumy, S.El-Hefnawi, O.Mahgoub, and Ahmed El-Tobshy, "New Techniques for Battery Charger and SOC estimation in Photovoltaic Power Systems", Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 35 (1994) 509-514.

3.M.Zahran, A.Hanafy, S.El-Hennawi, M.Kamel, O.Mahgoub and F.Fett, “Optimal sizing for Photovoltaic Diesel Generator Hybrid Power System”, Eurosun96 Conference, 16-19 Aug., Freiburg, Germany, 1996

4.M.Zahran, A.Hanafy, S.El-Hennawi, M.Kamel, O.Mahgoub and F.Fett, “Optimal sizing for Photovoltaic Diesel Generator Hybrid Power System”, Engineering Research Journal, Helwan Univ., Vol. 54, Nov., 1997.

5.M.Zahran, A.Hanafi, S.El-Hefnawi, O.Mahgoub and M.Kamel, “Sensitivity Analysis for Photovoltaic Remote Area Power System Subject to Dynamic Load Changes”, The 3rd International Conference on Solar Electricity, Sharjah, March 21-25, 1998,

6.S.El-Hefnawi, A.Hanafy and M.Zahran, “Sizing of Remote Area Stand-alone Systems”, The 3rd International Conference on Solar Electricity, Sharjah, March 21-25, 1998,

7.S.El-Hefnawi, A.Hanafy and M.Zahran, “Economical Analysis of Remote Area Systems”, The 6th International Conference on Energy and Environments, Cairo, Egypt, 1998.

8.S.El-Hefnawi, A.Hanafy and M.Zahran, “Economical Analysis of Remote Area Systems”, The 6th International Conference on Energy and Environments, Cairo, Egypt, 1998.

9.M.Zahran, A.Hanafy, S.El-Hefnawi, O.Mahgoub and M.Kamel, “Reliability and Sensitivity Analysis for Different Photovoltaic Remote Area Systems (Part I)”, NorthSun’99, 8th International Biannual Conference of the Solar Energy in High Latitudes, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada , 11-14 Aug., 1999,

10.M.Zahran, A.Hanafy, S.El-Hefnawi, O.Mahgoub and M.Kamel, “Reliability and Sensitivity Analysis for Different Photovoltaic Remote Area Systems (Part II)”, NorthSun’ 99, 8th International Biannual Conference of the Solar Energy in High Latitudes, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada , 11-14 Aug., 1999,

11. M.Zahran, et. al, “Fuzzy Logic Controller (FLC) Based Photovoltaic Battery Diesel Hybrid System Management and Control” “35th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference”, LAS VEGAS, USA, JULY 23-28, 2000.

12.M.Zahran, et. al, “Fuzzy Logic Controller (FLC) Based Photovoltaic Battery Diesel Hybrid System Management and Control” “28th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference”, September 15-22, 2000, Anchorage Hilton, Anchorage, Alaska, USA

13.. M.Zahran, et. al, “P-Controller Based Photovoltaic Battery Diesel (PVBD) Hybrid System Management and Control” “35th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference”, LAS VEGAS, USA, JULY 23-28, 2000.

14.M.Zahran, et. al, “PV Battery Wind-Turbine Public-Grid Hybrid Power Supply for Telecom. –Equipment, System Management & Control”, Makowiec Installation-POLAND. “35th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference”, LAS VEGAS, USA, JULY 23-28, 2000.

15.M.B. Zahran and O.A. Mahgoub, “Photovoltaic Battery (PVB) Stand-Alone System Control Signals Estimation”, World Renewable Energy Congress VI (WREC2000) © 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved, Editor: A.A.M. Sayigh

16.M.Zahran, "Photovoltaic Battery Wind-Turbine Public-Grid Hybrid System Reliability Study'' Sharja Solar Energy Conference, Sharja, UAE, 19-22 Feb., 2001.

17. M.Zahran, “Photovoltaic Hybrid Systems Reliability and Availability”, 17th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 22-26 Oct. 2001, Munich Germany.

18.M.M Salem, M.Zahran et. al, “Real Time Implementation of On-Line Trained Nuro-Controller for a BLDC Motor”, Journal of power electronics, Vol. 3, No. 1, PP 10-16 JPE 3-1-1, ISSN 1598-2092, January 2003

19.M.Zahran, “Photovoltaic Hybrid Systems Reliability and Availability”, Journal of power electronics, Vol. 3, No. 3, PP 145-150 JPE -3-1, ISSN 1598-2092, July 2003

20. M.Zahran, et al., “Assessment of Earth Remote Sensing Microsatellite Power Subsystem Capability during Detumbling and Nominal Modes”, Journal of Ain Shams University, Faculty of Engineering, Vol. 40, No. 3, September 30, 2005 (Scientific Bulletin Part II, Electrical Engineering), and 

21. M. Zahran, S. Tawfik* & Gennady Dyakov*“L.E.O. Satellite Power Subsystem Reliability Analysis”, Journal of Ain Shams University, Faculty of Engineering, Vol. 40, No. 4, December 31, 2005 (Scientific Bulletin Part II, Electrical Engineering)

22. M.Zahran, et al., “Assessment of Earth Remote Sensing Microsatellite Power Subsystem Capability1 during Detumbling and Nominal Modes”, 11th International Conference on AEROSPACE SCIENCE & AVIATION TECHNOLOGY, 17-19 May, 2005, Military Technical College, Cairo EGYPT

23. M.Zahran, et al., “Assessment of Earth Remote Sensing Microsatellite Power Subsystem Capability during Detumbling and Nominal Modes”, 11th International Conference on AEROSPACE SCIENCE & AVIATION TECHNOLOGY, 17-19 May, 2005, Military Technical College, Cairo EGYPT

24. M.Zahran, et al., “Assessment of Earth Remote Sensing Microsatellite Power Subsystem Capability during Detumbling and Nominal Modes”, Journal of Power Electronics, Volume 6, No. 1, January 2006, “JPE 6-1-3”. 

25. M. Zahran, S. Tawfik* & Gennady Dyakov*“L.E.O. Satellite Power Subsystem Reliability Analysis” , Journal of Power Electronics, Volume 6, No. 2, April 2006, “JPE 6-2-2”, and

26. M. Zahran, “In Orbit Performance of LEO Satellite Electrical Power Subsystem - SW Package for Modelling and Simulation Based on MatLab.7 GUI”, Journal of, “WSEAS Transactions on Power Systems”, Issue 5, Volume 1, May 2006, and  

27. M. Zahran & A. Atef “Electrical and Thermal Properties of NiCd Battery for Low Earth Orbit Satellite's Applications”, Journal of, “WSEAS Transactions on Electronics, Issue 6, Volume 3, June 2006”

28. M. Zahran, “In Orbit Performance of LEO Satellite Electrical Power Subsystem - SW Package for Modelling and Simulation Based on MatLab.7 GUI”, 2006 WSEAS/ IASME International Conference on: ENERGY and ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS (EE'06), Chalkida, Evia Island, Greece, May 8-10, 2006.

29. M. Zahran & A. Atef “Electrical and Thermal Properties of NiCd Battery for Low Earth Orbit Satellite's Applications”, 6th WSEAS International Conference on POWER SYSTEMS PE’06 that will be held in “Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 22-24, 2006

30. M. Zahran “Charge Equalization Unit for a NiCd Battery of Small Earth Observation Satellite EPS Simulation”, 7th WSEAS International Conference on POWER SYSTEMS (PE 2007), Beijing, China, September 15-17, 2007,

31. M. Zahran, “Charge Equalization Unit for a NiCd Battery of Small Earth  Observation Satellite EPS Simulation”, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on POWER SYSTEMS, Issue 3, Volume 3, March 2008. 

32. M. Zahran, Mahmoud Salem, Yousry Atia and Aref Eliwa, “Design and Implementation of a Digital Control Unit for an Oxygenaire Servo Baby Incubator", Journal of Power Electronics, Vol. 8, No. 2, April 2008

33. M. Zahran “Design, Implementation and Testing of HF transformers for Satellite EPS Applications ", Journal of Power Electronics, Vol. 8, No. 3, July 2008 

34. M. Zahran, et. al, " Charge Equalizing Device Implementation for Satellite EPS NiCd Battery ", World Renewable Energy Congress X, Glasgow, Scotland, 19-25 July 2008

35. M. Zahran, et. al, " Charge Levelling Unit for Satellite EPS Applications", 2nd International Conference on Advanced Control Circuits and Systems (ACCS’08) , March 30 –April 2, 2008, Egypt

36. Mohamed Zahran and Mohamed Aly, “A Solar Cell Based Coarse Sun Sensor for a Small LEO Satellite Attitude Determination”, Journal of Power Electronics, Vol. 9, No. 4, July 2009 (631 – 642)

37. Ihab El-Sayed, Mohamed Zahran and Yousry Atia1, “Developing a RealTime (LabView Based) Productivity Measurement System for Textile Factories”, Mansoura Engineering Journal, (MEJ), Vol. 34, No.2, June 2009, (PP 41 – 50).

38. Yousry Atia and Mohamed Zahran, “A Novel System for Photovoltaic Solar Cell Test and Characteristic Measurements”, Engineering Research Journal, Vol. 32, No. 4, October 2009, PP 429-435 Faculty of Engineering, Minoufiya University

39. S. M. Sadek, N. M. Ahamed, M. B. ZAHRAN, and Abd El-Shafy A. Nafeh, “Microcontroller-Based Moving Message Display Powered by Photovoltaic Energy”, Ain Shams Journal of Electrical Engineering (ASJEE), Vol. 2.Dec. 2009 PP. 15 – 25

40. Mohamed Zahran, Yousry Atia, Abdullah Alhosseen & Ihab El-Sayed, “Wired and Wireless Remote Control of PV System”, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on SYSTEMS and CONTROL, ISSN: 1991-8763, PP:656 – 666, Issue 8, Volume 5, August 2010

41. YOUSRY ATIA, MOHAMED ZAHRAN AND ABDULLAH AL-HOSSAIN, “Solar Cell Curves Measurement Based on LabVIEW Microcontroller Interfacing”, Proceedings of the 12th WSEAS International Conference on AUTOMATIC CONTROL, MODELLING & SIMULATION, ISSN: 1790-5117, ISBN: 978-954-92600-1-4, Catania, Italy, May 29-31, 2010.

42. MOHAMED ZAHRAN , YOUSRY ATIA , ABDULLAH AL-HUSSAIN & IHAB EL-SAYED, “LabVIEW Based Monitoring System Applied for PV Power Station”, Proceedings of the 12th WSEAS International Conference on AUTOMATIC CONTROL, MODELLING & SIMULATION, ISSN: 1790-5117, ISBN: 978-954-92600-1-4, Catania, Italy, May 29-31, 2010.

43. Mohamed Zahran, Yousry Atia, Abdullah Alhusseen & Ihab El-Sayed, “LABVIEW BASED REMOTE MONITORING SYSTEM APPLIED FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER STATION”, The Fifth eServices Symposium of the Eastern Province: Comprehensive eServices: Successes and Challenges Al-Khubar, KSA, 22-24 March, 2010.

44. Yousry Atia, Mohamed Zahran and Abdullah Al-Hossain, “Solar Cell Emulator and Solar Cell Characteristics Measurements in Dark and Illuminated Conditions”, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on SYSTEMS and CONTROL, Issue 4, Volume 6, April 2011.

45. Ahmed Said Oshabl, Yous1y Atia, and Mohamed Zahran, “Self-Tuning Fuzzy Logic Control for SRM driven from A Solar Energy Source”, ERJ,   Engineering Research Journal, Faculty of Engineering, Min'oufiya University, Vol. 35, Nr. 4, Oct., 2012

46. Mohamed Zahran, Yousry Atia and Ahmed Abulmagd, “Reliable, Cheaper, and Modular New SCADA System for Wireless Remote Applications”, Kingdom SCADA Summit 2012, 18 - 21 March, 2012, Sheraton Dammam Hotel and Towers, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

47. Mohamed Zahran, “Smart Grid Technology, Vision, Management and Control”, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on SYSTEMS, E-ISSN: 2224-2678 11 Issue 1, Volume 12, January 2013, http://www.wseas.org/multimedia/journals/systems/2013 /55-400.pdf

48. Mohamed Zahran, Yousry Atia and Ahmad H. Besheer, “PV Pumping System Characterization Using Virtual Monitoring Environment”, International Review of Electrical Engineering (I.R.E.E.), Vol. 8, N. 1, ISSN 1827- 6660 January - February 2013,

49. Mohamed Zahran and Ali M. Yousef, “Photovoltaic Wind-Turbine Battery Hybrid System Monitoring using LabVIEW Virtual Environment”, Accepted for publication in Journal of Electrical Engineering, JEE, http://www.jee.ro/view_art.php?art=WQ1372499516W51ceae3ce09d9, University "POLITEHNICA" Timisoara, Romania, Faculty of Electrical and Power Engineering; Dec., 2013,

50. Mohamed Zahran and Ali M. Yousef, “Monitoring of Photovoltaic WindTurbine Battery Hybrid System”, WSEAS Transaction on Power System”, Issue 1, Volume 9, January 2014.

51. Mohamed Zahran, M.M. Salem and Yousry Atia, “Active Anti-Islanding Based Inverter for PV Grid Connected System”, IPASJ International Journal of Electrical Engineering (IIJEE), Volume 2, Issue 9, September 2014.

52. Ali M. Yousef, Mohamed Zahran, “Permanent Magnet DC motor supplied by Photovoltaic System Speed Control Based on Fuzzy Logic Controller with Robust MPPT”, Accepted for publication in 16th International Middle East Power Systems Conference (MEPCON’14) 23-25 February 2014, Cairo, Egypt.

53. Mohamed Zahran, Yousry Atia, M.M. Salem and Aref Eliwa, “Simulation and Implementation of Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System”, WSEAS Transaction on Systems and Control”, ID: 5803-440, Volume 11, July 2015.

54. ALI M. YOUSEF, MOHAMED ZAHRAN & GHAREEB MOUSTAFA, “Improved Power System Stabilizer by Applying LQG Controller”, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on SYSTEMS and CONTROL, Volume 10, 2015

55. MOHAMED ZAHRAN, ALI M. YOUSEF & GHAREEB MOUSTAFA, “Design of model predictive control for adaptive damping of power system stabilization”, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on SYSTEMS and CONTROL, Volume 10, 2015.

57. Mohamed B. ZAHRAN, Ali M. YOUSEF and Mahmoud M. SALEM, “Dynamic Simulation of Wind Turbine Based on LQG Controller”4th International Conference on: ADVANCED CONTROL CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS (ACCS’015), 3rd International Conference on: NEW PARADIGMS IN ELECTRONICS& INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (PEIT'015) 15-19 November 2015, Luxor, Egypt.

58. Ghareeb Moustafa, Mohamed Zahran & Ali M. Yousef, “Breakdown Characteristics of Sphere to Sphere Electrodes as influenced by Harsh Environment”, The 17thInternational Middle East Power Systems  Conference MEPCON’15, At Mansoura University, Mansoura, EGYPT, 2015.

59. Mohamed K Metwaly, Mohamed B ZAHRAN, Mahmoud M SALEM, “Development of Data Base and Computer Program for Solar Home Systems Design”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 11, Issue 19, Pages 9782-9791, 2016.

60. Doaa M. Atia, Hanaa T. El- Madany, Aref Eliwa, Ahmed Samir and Mohamed Zahran, “Spectral Irradiance Estimation of Light Emitting Diode Solar Simulator Based on Genetic Algorithm”, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology 15(6): 227-235, 2018, DOI:10.19026/rjaset.15.5862, ISSN: 2040-7459; e-ISSN: 2040-7467, © 2018 Maxwell Scientific Publication Corp.

61. Abd Elhamid M. Abd Elhamid, Asmaa A. Alamin, Ahmed M. Selim, Madlin A. Wasfey, Mohamed B. Zahran, “Fabrication of Flexible, Half Printed and AllSolid-State Asymmetric Supercapacitor based on Silver Decorated Reduced Graphene Oxide”, 10th International Conference on Nanotechnology (NANOTECHNOLOGY '19), London, UK, February 23-25, 2019