• Professor, Qatar
  • Managing Director of Smart Grid Center Qatar
Haitham Abu-Rub

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Political Science, Gdansk University – 2004
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Gdansk University of Technology – 1995
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Gdynia Maritime University – 1990

Research Interests

    • Field oriented control of electrical machines
    • nonlinear control of electrical drive
    • sensorless control
    • parameters estimation
    • power electronics
    • electrical machines

Awards & Honors

  • American Fulbright Scholarship (Texas A&M University)
  • German Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Wuppertal University)
  • German DAAD Scholarship (Bochum University)
  • British Royal Society Scholarship (Southampton University)
  • "Best Presentation Award" at the 27th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society in Denver (IECON'01)

Selected Publications

  • M. B. Shadmand, R. S. Balog, and H. Abu Rub, "Model Predictive Control of PV Sources in a Smart DC Distribution System: Maximum Power Point Tracking and Droop Control," IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION, VOL. 29, NO. 4, DECEMBER 2014.
  • Yushan Liu, Haitham Abu-Rub and Baoming Ge, "Z-Source/Quasi-Z-Source Inverters-Derived Networks, Modulations, Controls, and Emerging Applications to Photovoltaic Conversion", IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol.8, no.4, pp.32-44, Dec. 2014.
  • Jaroslaw Guzinski, Haitham Abu-Rub, "Speed Sensorless Induction Motor Drive with Predictive Current Controller," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 699-709, 2013.
  • Sk Moin Ahmed, Haitham Abu-Rub, and Zainal Salam, Common-mode Voltage Elimination in a Three-to-Five Phase Dual Matrix Converter Feeding a Five Phase Open-end Drive Using Space Vector Modulation Technique, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, finally accepted.
  • H. Abu-Rub, Holtz, J., Rodriguez, J., and Baoming G., "Medium Voltage Multilevel Converters - State of the Art, Challenges and Requirements in Industrial Applications", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 57, No. 8, August 2010, pp. 2581-2596.