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Ir. Ts. Dr. Hadi Nabipour Afrouzi

Head of Department – Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Senior Lecturer
B.Eng. (Hons) (Iran), M.Eng. (UTM, Malaysia), PhD (UTM, Malaysia)

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science

Office No:+60 82 260 838
Fax No:+60 82 260 813
Room No: E604, Building E, FECS
Email: HAfrouzi@swinburne.edu.my
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Biography

Dr. Hadi received a B. Eng. Degree in Electrical Engineering in 2005 (Iran) and completed his Master of Electrical Engineering (2011) and Ph.D. (2015) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He is also a Chartered Professional Engineer with Engineers Australia (EA). His research interests are Renewable Energy (Sizing, Optimization, Hybrid System), high voltage engineering (partial discharge phenomenon, Modeling of fault in high voltage insulators). He has published journal papers, conference papers, book chapters and conference proceedings, and technical articles in these research areas. His expertise in the field of High voltage insulators and renewable energy has earned him an Editorial board member and reviewer in national and international conference and journals.

Research Interests

  • Renewable energy (Sizing, Optimization, Hybrid System)
  • Renewable Energy Economics
  • High voltage insulation
  • Partial discharge modelling
  • Condition monitoring of high voltage equipment

Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Engineer and Member, Engineers Australia (EA)
  • Member, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Malaysia
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

PhD/Master by Research Opportunity

Prospective higher-degree research candidates are highly welcome to enquire about research opportunities with Dr. Hadi in the listed research areas. For any inquiries, please e-mail HAfrouzi@swinburne.edu.my for more information.

Awards

  • 2012 Gold Award for Metal Oxide Surge Arrester Monitor (MOSAM), Industrial Art & Technology Exhibition (INATEX) 2012.
  • 2012 Silver Award for Programmable Motorizes Autotransformer (ProAutoTrans), Industrial Art & Technology Exhibition (INATEX) 2012.
  • 2013 Gold Award for Metal Oxide Surge Arrester Monitor (MOSAM), The 12th Malaysia Technology Expo 2013
  • 2013 Bronze Award for Programmable Motorizes Autotransformer (ProAutoTrans), The 12th Malaysia Technology Expo 2013
  • 2019 Gold Award for Modified Series-Parallel Photovoltaic Configuration to Enhance Power Attainment Under Partial Shading, Innovation & Technology Exposition 2019 (InTEX19).
  • 2019 Bronze Award for Smart Control System for Street Lighting to Reduce Electricity Consumption, Innovation & Technology Exposition 2019 (InTEX19).
  • 2019 Bronze Award for Computer-Based Software for Optimal Sizing of Hybrid PV/Wind System in Malaysia, Innovation & Technology Exposition 2019 (InTEX19).

Publications

  • Vahabi-Mashak S., Abdul-Malek Z., MehranZamir K., Nabipour-Afrouzi H., Salimi B., Wooi C-L, “Modeling of Time of Arrival (TOA) Method for Lightning Locating Systems”, Advances in Meteorology, 2015.
  • Kamyar Mehranzamir, Mahdi Davarpanah, Zulkurnain Abdul-Malek, Hadi Nabipour Afrouzi, Discriminating cloud to ground lightning flashes based on wavelet analysis of electric field signals, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 2018.
  • Kamyar Mehranzamir, Zulkurnain Abdul-Malek, Hadi Nabipour Afrouzi, Saeed Vahabi Mashak, Wooi Chin Leong, Roozbeh Zarei, “Artificial Neural Network Application in an Implemented Lightning Locating System”, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 2020.
  • Jubaer Ahmed, Zainal Salam, Mostafa Kermadi, Hadi Nabipour Afrouzi, “A Skipping Adaptive P&O MPPT for Fast and Efficient Tracking under Partial Shading in PV Array”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 2020.
  • Mohammad Ali Bagherian, Kamyar Mehranzamir, Hadi Nabipour Afrouzi Classification and Analysis of Optimization Techniques for Integrated Energy Systems Utilizing Renewable Energy Sources: A Review for CHP and CCHP Systems, “ Journal of Processes, 2021.
  • Mohammad Ali Bagherian, Kamyar Mehranzamir, Hadi Nabipour Afrouzi , “Techno‐economic analysis of direct combustion and gasification systems for off‐grid energy supply: A case for organic rankine cycle and dual fluidized‐bed”, IET Renewable Power Generation, 2021.
  • Md Bazlul Mobin Siddique, Nozieana Khairuddin, Hadi Nabipour Afrouzi, “A Comprehensive Review on the Application of Bioethanol/Biodiesel in Direct Injection Engines and Consequential Environmental Impact”, Elsevier, Cleaner Engineering and Technology, 2021.
  • Hadi Nabipour Afrouzi, Ateeb Hassan, Yuhani Pamodha Wimalaratna, Jubaer Ahmed “ Sizing and economic analysis of stand-alone hybrid photovoltaic-wind system for rural electrification: A case study Lundu, Sarawak”, Elsevier, Cleaner Engineering and Technology, 2021.
  • Naderipour, A. Asuhaimi Mohd Zin, M. H. Habibuddin, M. Mortadi, M. Miveh, Nabipour-Afrouzi H., ‘A New Compensation Control Strategy for Grid-Connected Wind Turbine and Fuel Cell Inverters in a Microgrid’. International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), Vol. 8(2016), No. 1.
  • Nur Huda.M Binti Tambi, Hadi Nabipour-Afrouzi*, Kamyar Mehranzamir, Jubaer Ahmed, “A Review of Available Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems in Malaysia” AIP Conference Proceedings, Vo. 2114, No. 145, p 020012-1- 020012-14 .
  • Jubaer Ahmed, Hadi Nabipour-Afrouzi, Saad Kashem, “Modified Series-Parallel Photovoltaic configuration to Enhance Efficiency Under Partial Shading” International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS),Vol. 10(2019), No. 2.
  • Hari Prashanth P.V.S, Hegaindran Sundram, Hadi Nabipour-Afrouzi*, Kamyar Mehranzamir and Chin-Leong Wooi, “ Review on Feasibility of Gravity Power Generation Mechanism in Malaysia’s Sustainable Energy Program”,  International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), 2019.
  • Hadi Nabipour Afrouzi*, Hari Prashanth PVS, Hegaindran Sundram, Tiong Siing Kieh, Kamyar Mehranzamir, Chin-Leong Wooi, “Review on Feasibility of Gravity Power Generation Mechanism in Malaysia’s Sustainable Energy Program”, International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 2021.