Professor Faz Rahman
Emeritus Professor

Professor Faz Rahman

Engineering
Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Professor Faz Rahmanis the Head of the Energy Systems Research Group with the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications. His  research interests include:

Drive System Analysis and Design
DC servo drive, PM brushless DC and Synchronous motor drives, vector controlled 2 and 3 phase induction motor drives, wide speed range, field weakening PM and induction motor drives, Drive design for high dynamic response.

Power Electronic Circuits for Electrical Drives
Power electronic circuit topologies for application in drives and active filtering, performance analysis and characteristics, circuit modelling, design, modulation strategies, protection, power factor and efficiency issues.

Servo Motors and Servo Systems
Stepping motors, permanent magnet motors, brushless dc drives, induction motors, and drive techniques.

Motion Control Systems Design
Drive system modelling, drive data acquisition and signal processing for speed and other observers, motion control strategies, controller design.

Power factor correction techniques/Active filtering
Rectifier designs for high input power factor and low harmonic distortion, circuit design and control, dynamic and steady-state performance, system design

Phone
+61 (2) 9385 4893
Location
School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications (G17) Room EE133
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Xiao D; Akter MP; Alam K; Dutta R; Mekhilef S; Rahman MF, 2021, 'Cascaded Predictive Flux Control for a 3-L Active NPC Fed im Drives without Weighting Factor', IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 36, pp. 1797 - 1807, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TEC.2021.3065648
    Journal articles | 2019
    Bui MX; Guan D; Xiao D; Rahman MF, 2019, 'A Modified Sensorless Control Scheme for Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor over Zero to Rated Speed Range Using Current Derivative Measurements', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 66, pp. 102 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIE.2018.2823663
    Journal articles | 2018
    Alam KAZI; xiao DAN; zhang DAMING; rahman F, 2018, 'Single-Phase Multi-cell AC-DC Converter with Optimised Controller and Passive Filter Parameters', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 66, pp. 297 - 306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIE.2018.2829674
    Journal articles | 2018
    Alam KS; Akter MP; Xiao D; Zhang D; Rahman F; Rahman F, 2018, 'Asymptotically Stable Predictive Control of a Grid-Connected Converter Based on Discrete Space Vector Modulation', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2018.2876274
    Journal articles | 2016
    Cheema MAM; Fletcher JE; Xiao D; Rahman MF, 2016, 'A Direct Thrust Control Scheme for Linear Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Based on Online Duty Ratio Control', IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, pp. 4416 - 4428, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPEL.2015.2475400
    Journal articles | 2016
    Tan C; Xiao D; Fletcher JE; Rahman MF, 2016, 'Carrier-based PWM methods with common-mode voltage reduction for five-phase coupled inductor inverter', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, pp. 526 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIE.2015.2472815
    Journal articles | 2013
    Xiao D; Rahman MF, 2013, 'Sensorless direct torque and flux controlled IPM synchronous machine fed by matrix converter over a wide speed range', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 9, pp. 1855 - 1867, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2012.2226895
    Journal articles | 2011
    Xiao D; Rahman MF, 2011, 'A Novel Hysteresis Direct Torque Control for Matrix Converter Drives', European Power Electronics and Drives EPE Journal, vol. 21, pp. 40 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09398368.2011.11463794
  • Conference Papers | 2015
    Pouraminaein A; Dutta R; Rahman F; Xiao D, 2015, 'Inductances of a fractional-slot concentrated-winding interior PM synchronous machine considering effects of saturation and cross magnetization', in 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2015, IEEE, Montreal, QC, pp. 6075 - 6081, presented at 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Montreal, QC, 20 September 2015 - 24 September 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ECCE.2015.7310511
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Fletcher J; Rahman MF; Xiao D; Cheema MAM, 2012, 'Modified direct thrust control of linear permanent magnet motors with sensorless speed estimation', in IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), IEEE, Montreal, QC, pp. 1908 - 1914, presented at 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society IECON 2012, Montreal, QC, 25 October 2012 - 28 October 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2012.6388910
    Conference Papers | 2011
    You K; Xiao D; Rahman MF; Uddin N, 2011, 'Applying reduced general direct space vector modulation approach of AC-AC matrix converter theory to achieve unity power factor controlled three-phase AC-DC matrix rectifier', in 2011 IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, IAS 2011, IEEE, Piscataway, pp. 1 - 7, presented at 2011 IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting (IAS), Orlanda, USA, 09 October 2011 - 13 October 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IAS.2011.6074348
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Xiao D; Rahman MF, 2010, 'A novel sensorless hysteresis direct torque control for matrix converter fed interior permanent magnet synchronous motor', in IEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010. Article number 5590220, IEEE, USA, presented at IEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010, Minneapolis, MN, 25 July 2010 - 29 July 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PES.2010.5589533
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Xiao D; Rahman MF, 2010, 'Sensorless direct torque and flux control for matrix converter-fed interior permanent magnet synchronous motor using adaptive sliding mode observer', in IEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010. Article number 5590220, IEEE, USA, pp. 1 - 5, presented at IEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010, Minneapolis, MN, 25 July 2010 - 29 July 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PES.2010.5589727