Dr Md Monirul Islam

Dr Monirul Islam is a post-doctoral research fellow at the college of engineering and computer science of the Australian National University (ANU), Australia. Prior to joining ANU, he worked as “power system engineer” at DIgSILENT Pacific, Brisbane, Australia. He received PhD degree in electrical engineering from the Power & Energy Systems Research division at the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. During his PhD, he served as visiting student research collaborator at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore under UQ candidature travel award and also worked as “tutor” at UQ from 2017 to 2019. He also received B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, in 2009, and M.Eng.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 2015.

Power system load modelling, advance converter topologies and controls, renewable energy integration, large-scale electric vehicles, power system protection and stability, and planning and operation of next-gen power system.

Journal Publications:

  1. M. Islam, N. Mithulananthan, and M. Hossain, "A Grid-Support Strategy with PV units to Boost Short-term Voltage Stability under Asymmetrical Faults," accepted to be published in “IEEE Transaction on Power Systems (available in early access). (ISI & IF: 5.255, 2018)
  2. M. Islam, M. Nadarajah, and M. J. Hossain, "Short-Term Voltage Stability Enhancement in Residential Grid With High Penetration of Rooftop PV Units," IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 2211-2222, 2019. (ISI & IF: 6.235, 2018)
  3. M. Islam, N. Mithulananthan, and M. J. Hossain, "Dynamic voltage support by TL-PV systems to mitigate short-term voltage instability in residential DN," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 4360-4370, 2012018. (ISI & IF: 5.255, 2018)
  4. M. Islam, N. Mithulananthan, J. Hossain, and R. Shah, "Dynamic voltage stability of unbalanced distribution system with high penetration of single-phase PV units," The Journal of Engineering, vol. 2019, no. 17, pp. 4074-4080, 2019.
  5. M. Islam and S. Mekhilef, "Efficient Transformerless MOSFET Inverter for a Grid-Tied Photovoltaic System," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, pp. 6305-6316, 2016. (ISI & IF: 6.812, 2018)
  6. M. Islam, N. Afrin, and S. Mekhilef, "Efficient Single Phase Transformerless Inverter for Grid-Tied PVG System With Reactive Power Control," IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 7, pp. 1205-1215, 2016. (ISI & IF: 6.235, 2018)
  7. M. Islam and S. Mekhilef, "An improved transformerless grid connected photovoltaic inverter with reduced leakage current," Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 88, pp. 854-862, 2014. (ISI & IF: 6.377, 2018)
  8. M. Islam, S. Mekhilef, and M. Hasan, "Single phase transformerless inverter topologies for grid-tied photovoltaic system: A review," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 45, pp. 69-86, 2015. (ISI & IF: 9.184, 2018)
  9. M. Islam and S. Mekhilef, "H6-Type Transformerless Single-Phase Inverter for Grid-tied Photovoltaic System," IET power electronics, vol. 8 (4), pp. 636-644, 2015. (ISI & IF: 2.264, 2018)
  10. J. Yaghoobi, M. Islam, and N. Mithulananthan, "Analytical approach to assess the loadability of unbalanced distribution grid with rooftop PV units," Applied Energy, vol. 211 pp. 358-367, 2/1/ 2018. (ISI & IF: 7.90, 2018)
  11. N. Afrin, M. Islam and A. Islam, " Microcontroller based new single-phase transformer less inverter for grid-tied photovoltaic system with constant common mode voltage," American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER), vol. 4 (6), pp. 08-17, 2015.

Conference Publications:

  1. M. Islam, N. Mithulananthan, J. Hossain, and K. Bhumkittipich, "Short-term Voltage Stability of Distribution Grids With Medium-scale PV Plants due to Asymmetrical Faults," in 2019 IEEE PES GTD Grand International Conference and Exposition Asia (GTD Asia), 2019, pp. 130-135: IEEE.
  2. M. Islam, N. Mithulananthan, M. Hossain, and K. Bhumkittipich, "A New Grid-support Strategy with PV Units to Enhance Short-term Voltage Stability," in 2019 IEEE PES GTD Grand International Conference and Exposition Asia (GTD Asia), 2019, pp. 142-147: IEEE.
  3. M. Islam, N. Mithulananthan, M. J. Hossain and Rakibuzzaman Shah, "Dynamic voltage stability of weak unbalanced distribution network with high penetration of single-phase PV systems," presented in the 9th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (held in 17-19 april, 2018), Liverpool ACC, Liverpool, UK.
  4. M. Islam, M. Nadarajah, and J. Hossain, "Dynamic behavior of transformerless PV system on the short-term voltage stability of distribution network," in Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2017 IEEE, 2017, pp. 1-5.
  5. M. Islam, M. Nadarajah, and J. Hossain, "Multifunctional control of single-phase transformerless PV inverter connected to a distribution network," in Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC), 2016 Australasian Universities, 2016, pp. 1-6.
  6. M. Islam and S. Mekhilef, "Analysis and comparison of different grid-tied transformerless inverters for PV system," in 2015 Saudi Arabia Smart Grid (SASG), 2015, pp. 1-6.
  7. M. Islam and S. Mekhilef, "A new high efficient transformerles inverter for single-phase grid-tied photovoltaic system with reactive power flow," in 30th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC), 2015, pp. 1666-1671.
  8. M. Islam and S. Mekhilef, "High efficiency transformerless MOSFET inverter for grid-tied photovoltaic system," in Twenty-Ninth Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2014, pp. 3356-3361.
  9. M. Islam, S. Mekhilef, and M. Albatsh " An Improved Transformerless Grid Connected Photovoltaic Inverter with Common Mode Leakage Current Elimination," in 7th IET international conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD), 2014, pp. 1-6.
  10. M. Islam, M. Hasan, P. Akter, and M. Rahman, "A new transformerless inverter for grid connected photovoltaic system with low leakage current," in International Conference on Electrical Information and Communication Technology (EICT), 2014, pp. 1-6.
  11. N. Afrin, F. Yang, J. Lu, and M. Islam, "Impact of Induction Motor Load on the Dynamic Voltage Stability of Microgrid," in 2018 Australian & New Zealand Control Conference (ANZCC), 2018, pp. 397-402: IEEE.
  12. P. Akter, M. Uddin, M. Rahman, M. Islam, M. Bhuiyen, and R. Basher, "Efficiency improvement of semi-bridgeless phase-shifted boost converter with power factor correction in energy storage system," in International Conference on Electrical Information and Communication Technology (EICT), 2014, pp. 1-5.
  13. H. Mahamudul, M. Islam, A. Shameem, J. Rana, and H. Metselaar, "Modelling of PV module with incremental conductance MPPT controlled buck-boost converter," in 2013 International Conference on Advances in Electrical Engineering (ICAEE), 2013, pp. 197-202.

 

  • Awarded ‘High Impact Research (HIR) bright spark’ for quality publication under Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), Malaysia.
  • “Candidature Travel Award” from The University of Queensland for a placement at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • “Candidature Development Award” from The University of Queensland for attending a conference in United Kingdom and an industry visit in Germany.
  • “IEEE PES GTD Asia Travel Award” for attending 2019 IEEE PES GTD Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, 19-23 March, 2019.
  • “IEEE Travel Award, Queensland Section” for attending 2017 IEEE power and energy society general meeting (PESGM), Chicago, IL, USA 16-20 July, 2017.
  • “Maude Walker Scholarship” from School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering in 2016.
  • Student Award’ in Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC2016), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 25-28 September, 2016.
  • ‘International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and University of Queensland Centennial Scholarship (UQCent)’ to accomplish PhD program at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA)’ funded by High Impact Research Grant (HIRG) in M.Eng.Sc program, (October, 2012- September, 2015).

 

Reviewer of the following Journals and Conferences.

  • IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.
  • IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics.
  • IEEE Transaction on Industry Application.
  • International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems.
  • Applied Energy.
  • IET Renewable Power Generation.
  • IET Power Electronics.
  • International journal of Photoenergy.
  • International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems.
  • Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meetings (PESGM).

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