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Muttaqi, Kashem M. Prof.


  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
  • School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Director - Australian Power and Energy Research Institute 2020 -


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) and a Professor at the School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Wollongong. He is also serving as the Cluster Head for 09 Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS) and the Discipline Leader for Electrical Engineering at the School of Electrical, computer and Telecommunications Engineering (SECTE), University of wollongong.  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 the IEEE/PES and IEEE/IAS. He is currently serving as a Paper Review Chair and Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, the Vice Chair Publication for Industrial Automation and Control Committee (IACC) of IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS), and an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. He has more than 23 years of academic experience and authored or co-authored 380 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He has supervised more than 30 higher degree research 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.

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  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Improving Resilience in Smart Grids using Advanced Predictive Analytics and Computational Intelligence Optimization Xiao, Chixin
    Doctor of Philosophy Impact of Electric Vehicles in Power Grids Considering Reliability and Power Quality Constraints. Zahedmanesh, Arian
    Doctor of Philosophy Energy Storage for Improving the Flexibility and Resilience of Power Grids with Renewables Mohy-ud-din, Ghulam
    Doctor of Philosophy Intelligent energy management system for future micro grids. Rahman, A M Mahfuz Ur
    Doctor of Philosophy Mitigation of Power Quality Problems in Future Grids Islam, Md Minarul
    Doctor of Philosophy Grid Integration of Distributed Energy Resources using magnetic linked converter Rahman, Ashib
    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 Advanced Protection Schemes for Future Power Grids Containing Renewables Jalilian, Amin
    Doctor of Philosophy Facilitating Integration of Renewable and Distributed Resources in Future Grids Then, Josh


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

Web Of Science Researcher Id

  • J-8040-2012

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Selected Publications