Dr. Ali Mohammadi

Position: Senior Lecturer

Email: ali.mohammadi@usp.ac.fj

Phone: 0067-93232944





  • Ali Mohammadi Master of Science in Electrical Engineering in 2007
  • He obtained a PhD in Electrical Engineering at Université de technologie Belfort-Montbéliard France From 2009 to 2014 (Analysis and Diagnosis of Faults in the PEMFC for Fuel cell Electrical Vehicles)
  • Currently, He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of South Pacific (USP).

COURSES Teaching:
Undergraduate Courses:

  • Control System Engineering;
  • Digital control;
  • Mechatronics;
  • Power system and
  • Project

Research Interest

The main research interests include :

  • The modelling of Electric Vehicles (EVs);
  • PEM Fuel Cell and Battery;
  • Fault Detection and Fault-Tolerant Control and
  • Control techniques in Renewable Energy System

Awards and Prizes

  • 2nd prize grant for application of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) for electric vehicles in pacific countries from Cooperazion Italiana allo Sviluppo Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Copperazion Internazionale (Government of Italy).
  • Award in 7th Research Excellence and Innovation USP
  • The leadership of the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico City, Sep 4, 2018.
  • Best paper award in the International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems ICEMS 2017, August Sydney Australia
  • Internal examiner of master theses in USP (Thesis of Arishnil Kumar Bali)
  • Best award of The Graduate Student Thesis Contest in IAS CMD Graduate Student Thesis Contest in 2015.

 List of Publication, Journals, conferences, books, chapters and Projects

  • 1 chapter of book;
  • 8 international journal papers;
  • 22 international conferences papers and
  • 5 national conference papers

Research Supervision

  • Excitation advanced control (Comparison between PSS4B and PSS2B) 2017
  • Modelling and Experimental Validation of an electric tricycle (E-trike) 2017
  • Applications of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell for Electric Vehicles 2018
  • Performance evaluation of dc/dc boost converter with a PEM fuel cell 2018
  • A Predictive Control to Load and Road Slope for Electric Bicycle 2019
  • Electrical Equivalent Circuit and Emulator of Dynamic for Modeling of PEM Fuel Cell 2019
  • Parameter Estimation of Polymer Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell 2019
  • Identification of Synchronous Generator Parameters and Control of Synchronous Generator for Short Circuit Condition 2019
  • A Control and Design of a Robotic Arm with Arduino for Welding Application 2019
  • Power Management of a Green (food) Truck for use in Fiji 2019
  • Design of an Automated Building Management System for automation systems with the Internet of Things 2020
  • Applying DIALux for professional Lighting Design 2020
  • Modeling and simulation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) System for Marine Application 2020
  • Design of control unit of electric bicycle 2021
  • Design & Implementation of PEM Fuel Cell Emulator 2021
  • Modelling and Simulation of Hybrid Electric Vehicles for Recreational Vehicles 2021
  • Comparison between sliding mode control and standard PID control for PEM fuel cell 2021
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