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Name Engr. Muhammad Mansoor ASHRAF
Designation Lecturer
Department Electrical Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification
Specialization Power System Operation, Renewable Energy Techniques
Phone No +92 51 9047540
Cell No On request
Fax No +92 51 9047420
Email [email protected]
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (Power) - In Progress

            University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan

  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering (Power) - 2013

            University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan

  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering (Power) - 2011

            University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan

Current Research Areas:

Generation Expansion Planning

  1. Least cost GEP

Power System Operation:

  1. Near Optimal Scheduling of Wind, Hydro and Thermal Power Plants

Electrical Machine Design:

  1. Designing Axial Flux Machines and Permanent Magnet Machines for Wind Turbine Applications
  2. Designing Axial Flux Induction Machines

Control System Design:

  1. Modelling and Simulation of Control System for Wind Turbines
  2. Modelling and Simulation of Control System for Biogas Power Generation
  3. Modelling and Simulation of Control System for Solar Panels
  1. Energy
  2. Power System Operation
  3. Renewable Energy Technologies
  4. Electromechanical Systems for Wind Power Generation
  5. Control System Design for Integration of Renewable Energy Resources into Grid

International Journals (Impact Factor)

  1. A. B. Waqas, M. M. Ashraf, and Y. Saifullah, “A hybrid quantum inspired particle swarm optimization and least square framework for real-time harmonic estimation,” Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, 2020.
  2. M. M. Ashraf and T. N. Malik, “A hybrid teaching–learning-based optimizer with novel radix-5 mapping procedure for minimum cost power generation planning considering renewable energy sources and reducing emission,” Electrical Engineering, vol. 102, pp. 2567-2582, 2020.
  3. M. M. Ashraf and T. N. Malik, “A Novel Optimization Framework for the Least Cost Generation Expansion Planning in the Presence of Renewable Energy Sources considering Regional Connectivity,” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, vol. 45, pp. 6423-6451, 2020.
  4. U. Nawaz, T. N. Malik, and M. M. Ashraf, “Least‐cost generation expansion planning using whale optimization algorithm incorporating emission reduction and renewable energy sources,” International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. e12238, 2020.
  5. M. M. Ashraf and T. N. Malik, “Least cost generation expansion planning in the presence of renewable energy sources using correction matrix method with indicators-based discrete water cycle algorithm,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 11, pp. 056301, 2019.
  6. M. M. Ashraf, A. B. Waqas and T. N. Malik, “Grid Connected Wind Energy Conversion System for Peak Load Sharing Using Fuzzy Logic Controller,” International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), vol. 07, pp. 1767-1778, 2017.
  7. M. M. Ashraf and T. N. Malik, “Design of a Three-Phase Multistage Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Generator for Wind Turbine Applications,” Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 520-538, 2017.
  8. M. M. Ashraf, T. N. Malik and M. Iqbal, “Peak Load Sharing based on Blade Pitch Control of Wind Turbine in the Presence of Utility Supply,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 6, pp. 013110, 2014.

Local Journals (HEC Recognized)

  1. A. Abid, T. N. Malik, and M. M. Ashraf, “Combined Emission Economic Dispatch of Power System in Presence of Solar and Wind Using Flower Pollination Algorithm,” Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, vol. 38, pp. 581-598, 2019.
  2. M. M. Ashraf, M. Obaid Ullah, T. N. Malik, A. B. Waqas, M. Iqbal and F. Siddiq, “A Hybrid Water Cycle Algorithm-Least Square based Framework for Robust Estimation of Harmonics,” The Nucleus (Pak), vol. 55, pp. 47-60, 2018.
  3. M. M. Ashraf, M. Obaid Ullah, T. N. Malik, A. B. Waqas, M. Iqbal and F. Siddiq, “Robust Extraction of Harmonics using Heuristic Advanced Gravitational Search Algorithm-based Least Square Estimator,” The Nucleus (Pak), vol. 54, pp. 219-231, 2017.
  4. M. M. Ashraf and T. N. Malik, “A Modified Model of Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Generator for Wind Turbine Applications,” The Nucleus (Pak), vol. 51, pp. 393-397, 2014.
  5. M. M. Ashraf, T. N. Malik and M. Iqbal, “Development of a Prototype Micro Wind Energy System with Adjustable Blade Pitch for Experimentation Purposes at Laboratory Level,” The Nucleus (Pak), vol. 51, pp. 75-86, 2014.
  6. M. M. Ashraf, T. N. Malik, S. Zafar, and U. N. Raja, "Design and Fabrication of Radial Flux Permanent Magnet Generator for Wind Turbine Applications," The Nucleus (Pak), vol. 50, pp. 173-181, 2013.
  7. M. Iqbal, F. Karim, S. Haroon, M. M. Ashraf, I. Ahmad, T. N. Malik, and A. Ahmad, "Application of Evolved Evolutionary Algorithms for the Solution of Different Aspects of Hydrothermal Scheduling- A Comprehensive Overview," The Nucleus (Pak), vol. 50, pp. 99-115, 2013.

International Conferences

  1. A. B. Waqas, M. M. Ashraf, Y. Saifullah, and T. N. Malik, “Biogas Energy Conversion System for Peak Load Sharing in the Presence of Utility Supply,” in 2019 IEEE Conference on Energy Conversion (CENCON), 2019, pp. 69-74.

 

Current Projects Supervising at B.Sc. Level:

  1. Design, Simulation and Fabrication of Axial Flux Motor
  2. Design, Simulation and Fabrication of Transmission Line Simulator

 

  1. An Efficient Control System Design for Automatic Blade Pitch Control of Wind Turbine (Project Co-advised)
  2. Modelling and Simulation of Axial Flux Induction Motor (Project Co-advised)
  3. Design of a Permanent Magnet Generator for Wind Turbine Applications (M.Sc. Thesis)
  4. Design and Fabrication of Blade Pitch Control System for Variable Speed Wind Turbine against Load Changes (Project Co-advised)
  5. Modelling and Design of Micro Wind Energy System with Variable Speed Wind Turbine connected to an Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Generator (Project Co-advised)
  6. Design, Simulation and Fabrication of Prototype Model for Wind Power Generation (B.Sc. Thesis)
  1. Member, Academics and Students Services Cell, EED
  2. Resident Tutor, Quaid-e-Azam Hall
  3. Hostel Store Incharge
  • University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan.

           Lecturer, October 31, 2013 - Continued

  • Wah Engineering College, University of Wah, Wah Cantt. Pakistan

           Lecturer, June 26, 2013 - October 30, 2013

  • University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan.

           Research Assistant, August 15, 2011 - February 15, 2013

Pakistan Engineering Council, Islamabad.
  1. Lecturer EED
  2. Member, Academics and Students Services Cell EED
  1. M.Sc. Full Time Scholarship awarded by U.E.T. Taxila (15-08-2011 to 15-02-2013)
  2. Got 1st position in final year of B.Sc. Electrical Engineering in U.E.T. Taxila (2011)
  3. 1st position holder scholarship awarded in 7th semester of B.Sc. Electrical Engineering in U.E.T. Taxila (2011)
  4. Internal Merit Scholarship awarded during 4 years of B.Sc. Electrical Engineering in U.E.T. Taxila (2008-2011)

 

  1. 8th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), Pakistan, 2013.
  2. 9th IEEE International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), Pakistan, 2012.