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Islam, Md Rabiul Dr

Senior Lecturer

  • Senior Lecturer - School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering (SECTE), Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia


Dr. Rabiul Islam received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Sydney, Australia, in 2014, in electrical engineering. From September 2013 to September 2014 he was a Research Associate with the ARC discovery project entitled “An Optimal Electrical Drive System for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles” at UTS. He is currently a Senior Lecturer with the School of Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.
He has authored and co-authored more than 320 technical publications including more than 90 IEEE Transactions/IEEE Journal papers, 7 books (authored/edited, Springer and CRC Press), and 14 book chapters (Springer, IET, CRC Press-Taylor & Francis).
His two papers have been awarded by the IEEE Power & Energy Society editorial board as the "Best Paper" published in the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion in the period 2019-2020 ( He also received more than 20 Best Paper Awards from different international conferences.
Dr. Rabiul is a Senior Member of the IEEE (USA). His research interests are in the fields of renewable energy technologies, power electronic converters, power quality and reliability, electrical machines, and smart power systems.
He is serving as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, IEEE Power Engineering Letters, and IEEE Access. He is a book Series Editor for Taylor & Francis Books with the Book Series entitled "Advances in Power Electronic Converters". He is serving as a Lead Guest Editor of the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics for the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society and IEEE Power & Energy Society Joint Special Section on "Advances in High-frequency Isolated Power Converters".
He has received several research grants from Governments and Industries including in total $5.48 million from Australian Government through Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project (DP) and ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre Project

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Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications

Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics

  • Research interests are in the fields of:
    1. Rrenewable energy technologies
    2. Power electronic converters
    3. Electrical machines
    4. Smart grid
    5. PHEV


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    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
    Master of Philosophy - EIS Stand-alone power system with renewable energy sources Qi, Zhipeng
    Doctor of Philosophy Smart Solid-State Transformer for Integration of Energy Resources to Power Grids. Mandal, Anand
    Doctor of Philosophy Advanced Power Converters for future Power Grid Applications Bikdeli Mazlaghani, Efaf
    Doctor of Philosophy Design and Control of Solid-State Transformer for Renewable Rich Power Grid Hossain, Md Sanwar
    Doctor of Philosophy Design and Optimization of Advanced Magnetic Material Based High Frequency Magnetic Links for Emerging Power Converter Applications Kiran, Mahbubur Rahman
    Doctor of Philosophy Design and Control of a Fully Modular Power Converter for Grid Connection of Modern Renewable Energy Conversion Systems Taha, Mohamed Khalid Ratib

Mailing Address

  • School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering

    Building 35, Room G34, University of Wollongong

    Northfields Av




Top Publications

Selected Publications