Dr Mohamed Darwish
Senior Lecturer Power Electronics / IET Representative/ MEng director and MEng project coordinator
Dr Mohamed K Darwish - Senior Lecturer in Power Electronics and Systems, School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, UK. He has over 20 years experience of research and teaching in the area of Power Electronics. His research interests include Power Active Filtering techniques, UPS systems and Power Quality issues. Dr Darwish is also the IET Student Counsellor at Brunel.
Research and Teaching
Dr Darwish has contributed to over 90 research papers in leading journals and conferences and two books on "Notes on Electrical and Electronic Engineering" and "The Essence of Electrical, Electronic, Power Electronics and Mechatronics Engineering".
He has supervised more than 30 PhD and MPhil research students and was the Principle Investigator for an EPSRC grant (Programmable Tuned Filters for Retrofit Applications) and for a TCS grant (Power Quality Solutions).
Dr Darwish is teaching or has taught the following modules:
- Electrical Devices and Systems - level 1
- Electronics and Digital Systems - level 1
- Computers & Their Applications - level 1
- Power Electronics - level 2
- Energy Systems - level 2
- Electronic, Electrical & Microprocessor Applications – level 2
- Power Electronics Systems - level 3
- Design of Mechatronic Systems - MSc
- Power Electronics and FACTS - MSc
Dr Darwish has lectured on Power Quality, Power Electronics and Power Systems Protection for the following companies:
- British Steel - Swindon Technology Centre - U.K.
- Omron Electronics Ltd - European Technical Centre - U.K.
- RAF Menwith Hill, Harrogate – U.K.
- Electricity Authority, Nicosia, Cyprus.
- Osborne Engineering, Newcastle – U.K.
- Osborne Engineering, Dubai – UAE.
- Technical Consultancy Ltd – Qatar.
(2013) Centonza, A., Darwish, M., Kharaz, AH. and Darwish, M., Wavelet transform applications in active filters, International Journal on Engineering Applications 1 (2) : 137- 143
(2012) Sultan, SS. and Darwish, MK., Barriers and benefits of implementing a power quality program: Case Study Libyan distribution networks, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research 3 (4)
(2012) Sultan, SS. and Darwish, MK., Critical Factors Facing Implementation of Power Quality Program Framework: Case Study-Libyan Electrical Distribution Networks, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research 3 (4) : 1- 12
(2011) Hashem, G., Darwish, M. and Janbey, A., Initial Guessing Generalized Formula for Selected Harmonic Elimination PWM technique for Cascaded Multilevel Inverter, International Review on Modelling and Simulations 4 (4) : Selected Harmonic Elimination PWM technique for Cascaded Multilevel Inverter
(2010) Marouchos, CC., Darwish, MK. and El-Habrouk, M., New mathematical model for analysing three-phase controlled rectifier using switching functions, IET Power Electronics 3 (1) : 95- 110 Download publication
(2009) Arman, MF. and Darwish, MK., Critical Review of Cascaded H-Bridge Multilevel Inverter Topologies, INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING-IREE 4 (5) : 730- 743
(2008) Darwish, M., Daniolos, D. and Janbey, A., A fully digital neural network based optimised pulse width modulator, IREMOS: International Review on Modelling and Simulations August 2008 49- 53
(2008) Ghennam, T. and Darwish, M., A hybrid parallel active filter/off-line UPS unit for computer loads, Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation XIV (2) : 41- 48
(2007) Elwakil, ES. and Darwish, MK., Critical review of converter topologies for switched reluctance motor drives, International Review of Electrical Engineering 2 (1) : 50- 58 Download publication
(2006) Darwish, MK., A novel three-phase UPS system with a single-phase resonant HF link, International Review of Electrical Engineering 1 83- 89 Download publication
(2006) Marouchos, CC., Darwish, MK. and El-Habrouk, M., Variable VAR compensator circuits, IEE Proceedings: Electric Power Applications 153 (5) : 682- 690 Download publication
(2002) Darwish, MK., Single-chip inverter for active filters, Electronics Letters 38 (20) : 1159- 1160 Download publication
(2002) El-Habrouk, M. and Darwish, MK., A new control technique for active power filters using a combined genetic algorithm/conventional analysis, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 49 (1) : 58- 66 Download publication
(2002) Darwish, MK., El-Habrouk, M. and Kasikci, I., EMC compliant harmonic and reactive power compensation using passive filter cascaded with shunt active filter, European Power Electronics and Drives Journal 12 (3) : 43- 50
(2001) El-Habrouk, M. and Darwish, MK., Design and implementation of a modified Fourier analysis harmonic current computation technique for power active filters using DSPs, IEE Proceedings: Electric Power Applications 148 (1) : 21- 28 Download publication
(2000) El-Habrouk, M., Darwish, MK. and Mehta, P., Active power filters: A review, IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications 147 (5) : 403- 413
(2000) El-Habrouk, M., Darwish, MK. and Mehta, P., Analysis and design of a new switching power amplifier, European Power Electronics and Drives Journal 10 (3-4) : 16- 23
(2000) El-Habrouk, M., Darwish, MK. and Mehta, P., Analysis and design of a novel active power filter configuration, IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications 147 (4) : 320- 328
(2000) Welsh, M., Mehta, P. and Darwish, MK., Genetic algorithm and extended analysis optimisation techniques for switched capacitor active filters - Comparative study, IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications 147 (1) : 21- 26
(1995) Abdelhamid, TH., Darwish, MK. and Mehta, P., A new flexible and compact HF link on-line UPS system, European Power Electronics and Drives Journal 5 (2) : 7- 12
(1995) Koozehkanani, ZD., Mehta, P. and Darwish, MK., Active filter for eliminating current harmonics caused by nonlinear circuit elements, Electronic Letters 31 (13) : 1041- 1042
(1995) Mehta, P. and Darwish, MK., An active reactive power controller, IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications 142 (6) : 405- 409
(1995) Daniolos, D., Darwish, MK. and Mehta, P., Optimised PWM inverter control using artificial neural networks, Electronics Letters 31 (20) : 1739- 1740
(1990) Mehta, P., Darwish, M. and Thomson, T., Switched-capacitor filters, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics 5 (3) : 331- 336
(2012) Centonza, A., Darwish, MK. and Kharaz, A., Real Time Control Technique for Power Active Power Filters Using Wavelet Transform, International Conference on Renewable Energies and Vehicular Technology
(2012) Sultan, SS. and Darwish, MK., Power Quality Evaluation in Libyan Electrical Distribution Networks, International Conference on Renewable Energies and Vehicular Technology
(2000) El-Habrouk, M., Darwish, MK. and Mehta, P., A survey of active filters and reactive power compensation techniques, 8th International Conference on Power Electronics and Variable Speed Drives
(2005) Hashem, GM. and Darwish, MK., Generalized symmetrical angle pwm technique for AC voltage controller, 39th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2004), UPEC 2004: 39th International Universitities Power Engineering Conference, Vols 1-3, Conference Proceedings 898- 901
(2009) Darwish, M. and Abbod, M., The essence of electrical, electronic, power electronics and mechatronics engineering. Pearson Publications
(2008) Darwish, M. and Abbod, M., Notes on electrical and electronic enginnering. Pearson Publications