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Muttaqi, Kashem Prof.

Senior Professor

  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
  • School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Fellow (FIEAust) - Institution of Engineers Australia,
  • Fellow (FIET) - Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Director - Australian Power and Energy Research Institute 2020 -
  • Director - ARC Training Centre in Energy Technologies for Future Grids 2021 -


Dr. Kashem Muttaqi received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh in 1993. He then received Masters of Engineering in Science degree from the University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia in 1997, and received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia in 2001. Currently, he is the Director of the Australian Power and Energy Research Institute (APERI), the Director of the ARC Training Centre in Energy Technologies for Future Grids and a Senior Professor at the School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering in the University of Wollongong. He is also serving as the Discipline Leader for Electrical Engineering at the School of Electrical, computer and Telecommunications Engineering (SECTE), University of Wollongong.  He served as the Postgraduate Coursework Degree Coordinator at the School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Wollongong from 2008 to 2010, and the Cluster Head for 09 Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS) at the University of Wollongong from 2019 to 2021. He was associated with the University of Tasmania, Australia as a Research Fellow/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer from 2002 to 2007, and with the Queensland University of Technology, Australia as a Research Fellow from 2000 to 2002. Previously, he worked for Multimedia University, Malaysia as a Lecturer from 1997 to 2000. He also worked as an Electrical Executive for KTA Tenaga (Consulting Engineers) in Malaysia from 1996 to 1997. Dr. Muttaqi worked as the Deputy-Director of the Centre for Renewable Energy and Power systems (CREPS) at the University of Tasmania before he joined the University of Wollongong. In recognition of his skills in the sphere of teaching and learning, he was awarded a 'Teaching Merit Certificate' in 2004 from the University of Tasmania. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and Member of EEE Industry Applications Society, IEEE Power & Energy Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, and IEEE Power Electronics Society. Dr Muttaqi served as a Technical Committee Paper Review Chair (TCPRC) and the Vice Chair - Publications for Industrial Automation and Control Committee (IACC) of IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) from 2020 to 2021. He is currently serving as the Chair of Industrial Automation and Control Committee (IACC) of IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) and also serving as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, and IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution. He has more than 24 years of academic experience and authored or co-authored 460 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He has supervised more than 26 higher degree research students to completion and attracted around $18M research funding. He is currently supervising 10 PhD students. His research interests include distributed generation, renewable energy, electrical vehicles, smart-grids, power electronic applications, power converters, smart solid-state transformers, power system planning, emergency control, intelligent grids, artificial intelligence and machine learning applications to power systems. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia (FIEAust). He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET).

Top Publications

Selected Publications


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy On the Identification of Optimal Allowable Distributed and Renewable Generation Capacity in the Power Distribution System Abdul Rasheed, Yasmin Nigar
    Doctor of Philosophy Towards a Flexible and Resilient Power Grid with Distributed Energy Resources Mohy-ud-din, Ghulam
    Doctor of Philosophy Mitigation of Power Quality Problems in Future Grids Islam, Md Minarul
    Doctor of Philosophy Control and Protection of Renewable Energy based Micro-grids Yousaf, Muhammad
    Doctor of Philosophy Integration of Oceanic Wave Energy Conversion Systems to Power Grids Rasool, Safdar
    Doctor of Philosophy Facilitating Integration of Renewable and Distributed Resources in Future Grids Then, Josh
    Doctor of Philosophy Improving Power Quality and Reliability in Power Grids Containing Renewables Xiao, Lei
    Doctor of Philosophy Grid Interaction of Electrolyser and Fuel Cells for Utilisation of Renewable Energy Surplus Hossain, Md. Biplob
    Doctor of Philosophy Advanced Power Converter Development to Improve Fuel Cell System Performance Makineni, Rammohan Rao
    Doctor of Philosophy Investigation of the transition to inverter-based generation and the associated system stability impacts. Philpott, Tom
    Doctor of Philosophy Design and Analysis of High Power Density Multi-Port Converters for Smart Solid State Transformer (S3T) Applications Mohseni Dash Agholi, Parham
    Doctor of Philosophy Smart Solid-State Transformer for Integration of Energy Resources to Power Grids. Mandal, Anand
    Doctor of Philosophy Transactive Energy Framework Development for Smart City to Improve the Welfare of Societies Moazzen, Farid


  • electrical-engineering, distributed-systems, distributed-generation, renewable-energy, electric-vehicles, smart-grids, power-systems-analysis

Web Of Science Researcher Id

  • J-8040-2012

Top Publications

Selected Publications