Dr Ahmed Musleh

Dr Ahmed Musleh

Research Associate
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2022.
  • M.Sc in Electrical Engineering, The Petroleum Institute (currently Khalifa University), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2016.
  • B.Sc (Summa Cum Laude) in Electrical Engineering, Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2014.
Engineering
Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Ahmed S. Musleh completed his B.Sc. degree (with the highest honors) from Abu Dhabi University in 2014, his M.Sc. degree from the Petroleum Institute (currently known as Khalifa University) in Abu Dhabi in 2016, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2022. Presently, he is an Associate Lecturer at the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. His research pursuits revolve around smart grid technologies, wide area monitoring and control, cyber-physical security, and the application of machine learning in power systems. Notably accomplished, he has been the recipient of multiple awards for his research, including esteemed recognitions such as best and outstanding paper awards from IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and various international IEEE conferences. Furthermore, his contributions extend beyond research, as he demonstrated excellence as a reviewer, notably being recognized as an outstanding reviewer for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid in the year 2022. Ahmed is also actively engaged as a reviewer for several other IEEE Transactions journals.

Location
402, G17, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
  • Book Chapters | 2020
    Musleh AS; Muyeen SM; Al-Durra A; Kamwa I, 2020, 'Phasor measurement unit-based wide-area control: Integration, control, and challenges', in Monitoring and Control using Synchrophasors in Power Systems with Renewables, pp. 401 - 436
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Musleh AS; Al-Durra A; Abou-Khousa MA, 2017, 'Measurement and sensing devices for the smart grid', in Communication, Control and Security Challenges for the Smart Grid, Institution of Engineering and Technology, pp. 93 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/pbpo095e_ch4
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Ashfaq S; Myasse IE; Zhang D; Musleh AS; Liu B; Telba AA; Khaled U; Mahmoud MM, 2024, 'Comparing the Role of Long Duration Energy Storage Technologies for Zero-Carbon Electricity Systems', IEEE Access, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2024.3397918
    Journal articles | 2024
    Musleh AS; Ahmed J; Ahmed N; Xu H; Chen G; Kerr S; Jha S, 2024, 'Experimental Cybersecurity Evaluation of Distributed Solar Inverters: Vulnerabilities and Impacts On the Australian Grid', IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSG.2024.3393439
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ashfaq S; Myasse IE; Musleh AS; Zhang D; Dong ZY, 2023, 'Least cost analysis of bulk energy storage for deep decarbonized power system with increased share of renewable energy', Electric Power Systems Research, 220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2023.109375
    Journal articles | 2023
    Liu B; Rahimpour H; Musleh AS; Zhang D; Thattai K; Dong ZY, 2023, 'Multi-objective optimal day-ahead scheduling of desalination-hydrogen system powered by hybrid renewable energy sources', Journal of Cleaner Production, 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.137737
    Journal articles | 2023
    Musleh AS; Chen G; Dong ZY; Wang C; Chen S, 2023, 'Attack Detection in Automatic Generation Control Systems using LSTM-Based Stacked Autoencoders', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 19, pp. 153 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2022.3178418
    Journal articles | 2023
    Musleh AS; Chen G; Yang Dong Z; Wang C; Chen S, 2023, 'Spatio-temporal data-driven detection of false data injection attacks in power distribution systems', International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2022.108612
    Journal articles | 2022
    Musleh A; Chen G; Dong ZY; Wang C; Chen S, 2022, 'Online Characterization and Detection of False Data Injection Attacks in Wide-Area Monitoring Systems', IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 37, pp. 2549 - 2562, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2021.3128633
    Journal articles | 2020
    Musleh AS; Chen G; Dong ZY, 2020, 'A Survey on the Detection Algorithms for False Data Injection Attacks in Smart Grids', IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 11, pp. 2218 - 2234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSG.2019.2949998
    Journal articles | 2019
    Musleh AS; Khalid HM; Muyeen SM; Al-Durra A, 2019, 'A prediction algorithm to enhance grid resilience toward cyber attacks in WAMCS applications', IEEE Systems Journal, 13, pp. 710 - 719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSYST.2017.2741483
    Journal articles | 2019
    Musleh AS; Yao G; Muyeen SM, 2019, 'Blockchain Applications in Smart Grid-Review and Frameworks', IEEE Access, 7, pp. 86746 - 86757, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2920682
    Journal articles | 2018
    Musleh AS; Muyeen SM; Al-Durra A; Kamwa I; Masoum MAS; Islam S, 2018, 'Time-Delay Analysis of Wide-Area Voltage Control Considering Smart Grid Contingences in a Real-Time Environment', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 14, pp. 1242 - 1252, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2018.2799594
    Journal articles | 2017
    Konstantinou C; Sazos M; Musleh AS; Keliris A; Al-Durra A; Maniatakos M, 2017, 'GPS spoofing effect on phase angle monitoring and control in a real-time digital simulator-based hardware-in-the-loop environmentInspec keywordsOther keywords', IET CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS: THEORY & APPLICATIONS, 2, pp. 180 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-cps.2017.0033
    Journal articles | 2017
    Musleh AS; Muyeen SM; Al-Durra A; Kamwa I, 2017, 'Testing and validation of wide-area control of STATCOM using real-time digital simulator with hybrid HIL-SIL configuration', IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 11, pp. 3039 - 3049, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-gtd.2016.1557
  • Conference Papers | 2023
    Musleh AS; Ahmed J; Ahmed N; Xu H; Chen G; Hu J; Jha S, 2023, 'Development of a Collaborative Hybrid Cyber-Physical Testbed for Analysing Cybersecurity Issues of DER Systems', in 2023 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids, SmartGridComm 2023 - Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SmartGridComm57358.2023.10333908
    Preprints | 2023
    Rahimpour H; Tusek J; Abuadbba A; Seneviratne A; Phung T; Musleh A; Liu B, 2023, Cybersecurity Challenges of Power Transformers, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2302.13161
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Musleh AS; Chen G; Dong ZY; Wang C; Chen S, 2020, 'Statistical techniques-based characterization of FDIA in smart grids considering grid contingencies', in Proceedings - 2020 International Conference on Smart Grids and Energy Systems, SGES 2020, pp. 83 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SGES51519.2020.00022
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Musleh AS; Chen G; Dong ZY; Wang C; Chen S, 2020, 'Vulnerabilities, threats, and impacts of false data injection attacks in smart grids: An overview', in Proceedings - 2020 International Conference on Smart Grids and Energy Systems, SGES 2020, pp. 77 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SGES51519.2020.00021
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Musleh AS; Debouza M; Khalid HM; Al-Durra A, 2019, 'Detection of False Data Injection Attacks in Smart Grids: A Real-Time Principle Component Analysis', in IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), pp. 2958 - 2963, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2019.8927453
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Debouza M; Musleh AS; Matraji I; Al-Durra A; Abou-Khousa M; Al-Wahedi K, 2017, 'Estimation of Black Powder Concentration in a Short Natural Gas Pipeline Network using Optimization Techniques', in 2017 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS (ICECTA), IEEE, U ARAB EMIRATES, Ras Al Khaimah, pp. 566 - 569, presented at International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications (ICECTA), U ARAB EMIRATES, Ras Al Khaimah, 21 November 2017 - 23 November 2017, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430335800119&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Debouza M; Musleh AS; Matraji I; Al-Durra A; Abou-Khousa M; Al-Wahedi K, 2017, 'Estimation of black powder concentration in a short natural gas pipeline network using optimization techniques', in 2017 International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications, ICECTA 2017, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICECTA.2017.8251996
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Musleh AS; Debouza M; Farook M, 2017, 'Design and Implementation of Smart Plug: An Internet of Things (IoT) Approach', in 2017 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS (ICECTA), IEEE, U ARAB EMIRATES, Ras Al Khaimah, pp. 104 - 107, presented at International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications (ICECTA), U ARAB EMIRATES, Ras Al Khaimah, 21 November 2017 - 23 November 2017, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430335800023&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Musleh AS; Debouza M; Farook M, 2017, 'Design and implementation of smart plug: An Internet of Things (IoT) approach', in 2017 International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications, ICECTA 2017, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICECTA.2017.8252033
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Musleh AS; Muyeen SM; Al-Durra A; Khalid HM, 2016, 'PMU based wide area voltage control of smart grid: A real time implementation approach', in IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe, pp. 365 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2016.7796413
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Sattar A; Muyeen SM; Al-Durra A; Caruana C; Musleh AS, 2016, 'Experimental study and performance evaluation of the renewable energy conversion systems under realistic grid conditions using RTDS', in IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe, pp. 412 - 417, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2016.7796421

  • Outstanding Paper among thousands of papers from 2019 to 2022, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2023.
  • Outstanding Reviewer for the year 2022, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2023.
  • Dean’s Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis, University of New South Wales, 2022.
  • Best Poster Award, Electric Energy Society of Australia Annual Conference (EECON 2020), 2020.
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Smart Grids and Energy Systems (SGES 2020), 2020.
  • Top-up Scholarship for the Ph.D. Degree, CSIRO’s DATA61, 2019
  • Full Scholarship for the Ph.D. degree, University of New South Wales, 2018
  • Full Scholarship for the MSc. degree, The Petroleum Institute, 2014
  • First Place, 9th Mobile Application Contest (MAC 2014), Khalifa University, 2014.
  • Abu Dhabi University Overall Award of Excellence, 2014
  • Full Scholarship for the BSc. degree, Abu Dhabi University, 2010

Research Interests:
  • Smart Grid Technologies
  • Wide Area Monitoring and Control
  • Cyber-Physical Security
  • Real-Time Studies with HIL/SIL
  • Machine Learning Applications
  • Power Quality and Renewable Energy

Memberships:
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • IEEE Power & Energy Society
  • Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA)

My Research Supervision

I am available to supervise Ph.D., M.Phil, and thesis students. If you share the same research interest as mine, please do not hesitate to contact me by email.

Current:

  • Abdulrahman Al Fayi, MEngSc, Supervisor, “Impacts of Cybersecurity impacts on Grid-connected PV Systems”, to complete in 2024.
  • Junjie Chai, PhD, Secondary Supervisor, “Smart Grid Security Analysis under Cyber Attacks”, to complete in 2028.

 

Completed:

  • Yunong Mao, Honors, Mentor, “Hardware in the Loop Test Platform for Microgrids under Cyberattacks”, completed in 2022.

My Teaching

I served as a lecturer, tutor, lab demo, or head lab demo for several EE courses, including:

  • ELEC1111: Electrical Engineering Fundamentals
  • ELEC3105: Electrical Energy
  • ELEC4123: Electrical Design Proficiency
  • ELEC4617: Power System Protection
  • ELEC4614: Power Electronics
  • ELEC9123: Design Proficiency