Dr Solmaz Kahourzade

Dr Solmaz Kahourzade
 Position Research Associate
 Org Unit School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
 Email solmaz.kahourzade@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3160
 Location Floor/Room 3 54 ,  Ingkarni Wardli ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    I am a research associate at the school of electrical and electronic engineering of University of Adelaide. I have experience in teaching and research in different areas of electrical engineering including electrical machines and drives, renewable energy systems, transmission and distribution networks as well as numerical methods in electrical engineering.

     

  • Qualifications

    PhD in Electrical Engineering. University of Adelaide, Australia. Apr. 2014- Jan. 2018. Title: Investigation of High-Efficiency Radial and Tapered Brushless PM Machines.

    M. Eng. in Electrical Engineering (Graduated with Distinction). University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Jul. 2010- Jan. 2012.                   

    B. Sc. in Electrical & Engineering. Khaje Nasir Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Sep. 2002 – Jul. 2007.               

  • Research Interests

    • Electrical Machines
    • Power Electronics
    • Renewable Energy
    • Condition Monitoring of Induction Machines

  • Publications

    1.  S. Kahourzade, N. Ertugrul, and W. L. Soong, “Loss Analysis and Efficiency Improvement of an Axial-Flux PM Amorphous Magnetic Material Machine” EEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 65, No. 7, 2018, pp.5376-5383.

    2.   S. Kahourzade, W. L. Soong; and P. Lillington, “Single-Phase Loading Behavior of the Isolated 3ph Spoke Interior Permanent-Magnet Generator”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 53, No. 3, May/June 2017.

    3.   W. L. Soong; S. Kahourzade; C. Z. Liaw; P. Lillington “Interior PM Generator for Portable AC Generator Sets” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol 52, No. 2, March/April 2016.

    4.   N. Ertugrul,  R. Hasegawa, W. L. Soong, J. Gayler, S. Kloeden, and S. Kahourzade “A Novel Tapered Rotating Electrical Machine Topology Utilizing Cut Amorphous Magnetic Material” IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, Vol. 51, No. 7, July 2015.

     

    5.   Solmaz Kahourzade, Amin Mahmoudi “A comparative study of multi-objective optimal power flow based on particle swarm, evolutionary programming, and genetic algorithm” Electrical Engineering, Vol 97, March 2015, pp 1-12

     

    6.   Solmaz Kahourzade, Amin Mahmoudi, Wooi Ping Hew, and Mohammad Nasir Uddin “A Comprehensive Review of Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Machines" Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Vol. 37. No. 1, Winter 2014. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication).

    7.   Amin Mahmoudi, Solmaz Kahourzade, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Wooi Ping Hew, and Mohammad Nasir Uddin “Design, Analysis, and Prototyping of a Novel-Structured Solid-Rotor-Ringed Line-Start Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Motor” IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electrics, Vol. 61, No. 4, April 2014.

    8.   S. Kahourzade, A. Mahmoudi, and H. W. Ping, “Design, Analysis, and Prototyping of a Low-Cost Monopole Machine” IET Electric Power Applications, Vol. 7, No. 4, 287-294, April 2013.

    9.   Amin Mahmoudi, Solmaz Kahourzade, Nasrudin Abd Rahim, Wooi Ping Hew, and Mohammad Nasir Uddin “Design and Prototyping of an Optimized AFPM Synchronous Machine" IET Electric Power Applications, Vol. 7, No. 5, 338-349, May 2013.

    10.  A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade, N. A. Rahim, and H. W. Ping, “Design, Analysis, and Prototyping of an Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Motor Based on Genetic Algorithm and Finite Element Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on  Magnetics. Vol. 49, 1479 – 1492, 2013. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication).

    11.  S. Kahourzade, A. Gandumkar, A. Mahmoudi, N. A. Rahim, H. W. Ping, and M. Nasir Uddin “Design Optimization and Analysis of AFPM Synchronous Machine Incorporating Power Density, Thermal Analysis, and Back-EMF THD” Progress In Electromagnetics Research (PIER), Vol. 136, 327-367, 2013 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication). 

    12.  A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade, N. A. Rahim, H. W. Ping, and N. F. Ershad “Slot-less TORUS Solid-Rotor-Ringed Line-Start Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Motor” Progress In Electromagnetics Research (PIER), Vol. 131, 331-355, 2012. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication). 

    13.  A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade, N. A. Rahim, and H. W. Ping “Improvement to Performance of Solid-Rotor-Ringed Line-Start Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Motor” Progress In Electromagnetics Research (PIER), Vol. 124, 383-404, 2012. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication).

    14.  A. Saghafinia, S. Kahourzade, A. Mahmoudi, W. P. Hew, M. Nasir Uddin, “Broken Rotor Bar Fault Detection of 3-Phase Induction Motor using Online Adaptive Continuous Wavelet Transform and Fuzzy Logic” International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE), Vol. 7, No. 3, 4383-4394, May-June 2012. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication) 

    15.  A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade, N. A. Rahim, and H. W. Ping “Optimum Design of an Inside-Out Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Motor using Genetic Algorithm and Finite Element Analysis” International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE), Vol. 7, No. 2, 3814-3827, 2012. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

    16.  Amin Mahmoudi, Seyed Mahdi Moosavian, Solmaz Kahourzade, Seyed Nabi Hashemi Ghiri “Capacitor Bushing Optimization via Electrostatic Finite Element Analysis” International Journal of Physical Sciences (IJPS), Vol. 7, No. 2, January, 2012, pp. 306 – 316. (SCOPUS Cited Publication)

    17.  B. Nimtaj, A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade “Comparison of Low-Impedance Restricted Earth Fault Protection in Power-Transformer Numerical Relays” Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (AJBAS), Vol. 5, No. 12, December 2011, pp. 2458-2474. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

    18.  A. Gandomkar, A. Mahmoudi, H. Pirasteh, A. Parastar, S. Kahourzade “Improvement of Direct Torque Control in High Power Induction Motors” International Journal of Physical Sciences (IJPS), Vol. 6, No. 12, June 2011, pp. 2789-2798. (SCOPUS Cited Publication)

    19.  B. Nimtaj, A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade “Low-Impedance Restricted Earth Fault Numerical Algorithms Operation in Power-Transformer Protection” International Review on Modelling and Simulations (IREMOS), Vol. 4, No. 2, April 2011, pp. 608-615. (SCOPUS Cited Publication)

    20.   A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade, R. K. Lalwani “Computation of Cable Ampacity by Finite Element Method under Voluntary Conditions” Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences(AJBAS), Vol. 5, No. 5, May 2011, pp. 135-146. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication). 

    21. S. Kahourzade; W. L. Soong; P. Lillington, “Performance of Cage-Less Interior PM Motor with Open-Loop Inverter Drive, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Montreal, Canada, September 2015.

    22.  S. Kahourzade; W. L. Soong; P. Lillington, “Unbalanced Loading Behavior of the Isolated Interior Permanent-Magnet Generator, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Montreal, Canada, September 2015. 

    23.   Wen L. Soong, Solmaz Kahourzade, Chong-Zhi Liaw “Interior PM Generator for Portable AC Generator Sets” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Pittsburg, PA, USA, 14th -18th September 2014. 

    24.   A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade, M. Nasir Uddin, N. A. Rahim, W. P. Hew, “Line-Start Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motor” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Denver, Colorado, USA, 15th – 19th September 2013.

    25.   S. Kahourzade, A. Mahmoudi, W. P. Hew, M. Nasir Uddin, “Design and Performance Improvement of a Line-Start PMSM” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Denver, Colorado, USA, 15th – 19th September 2013.

    26.   A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade, and W. P. Hew, “Design Optimization and Analysis of AFPM Synchronous Motor Considering Electrical and Thermal Parameters” IEEE Conference, International Future Energy Electronics Conference (IFEEC), Tainan, Taiwan 3rd-6th, 2013.

    27.   A. Saghafinia, S. Kahourzade, A. Mahmoudi, W. P. Hew, M. Nasir Uddin, “On Line Trained Fuzzy Logic and Adaptive         Continuous Wavelet Transform Based High Precision Fault Detection of IM with Broken Rotor Bars” 47th IEEE IAS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 7th – 11th October 2012. 

    28.   S. Kahourzade, A. Mahmoudi, N. A. Rahim, and H. W. Ping “Sizing Equation and Finite Element Analysis Optimum Design of Axial-Flux Permanent-Magnet Motor for Electric Vehicle Direct Drive” IEEE International Power Engineering and Optimization Conference, Melaka, Malaysia 2012, 6th - 7th June 2012. 

    29.   A. Mahmoudi, S. Kahourzade, D. Lee “Cable Ampacity Calculation in Heterogeneous Soil Using Finite Element Analysis” IEEE Conf. The 5th International Power Engineering and Optimization, Shah Alam, Malaysia, 6th - 7th June 2011.

     

    30. B. Nimtaj, A. Mahmoudi, O. Palizban, S. Kahourzade, “A Comparison of Two Numerical Relay Low Impedance Restricted Earth Fault Algorithms in Power Transformer” IEEE Conference, Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications and Information Technology (ECTI), Khon Kaen, Thailand, 17th - 19th May 2011. 

     

    31. S. Kahourzade, A. Mahmoudi, B. Nimtaj, O. Palizban, “Ampacity Calculation of the Underground Power Cables in Voluntary Conditions by Finite Element Method” IEEE Conference, Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications and Information Technology (ECTI), Khon Kaen, Thailand, 17th - 19th May 2011. 

     

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