Salman Abdi Jalebi

Salman Abdi Jalebi

Education and Academic Qualification

BSc, MSc and PhD in Electrical Engineering

Biography:

Dr Salman Abdi completed his PhD study in Electrical Machines and Power Electronics in Cambridge University Engineering Department in 2015. He then continued his work as a Research Associate in Cambridge until he was appointed Research Fellow in Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), Warwick University in 2016. He joined Coventry University in 2017 as a Lecturer in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department.

During his study and research career, Dr Abdi was involved in several industrial research projects funded by Innovate UK, EPSRC, European Union and industrial partners. His main areas of research include power electronics and electrical machines design, control and instrumentation.

Research Interests
  • Electrical Machines and Drives
  • Power Electronics
  • Control systems
  • Instrumentation Systems
  • Calorimetric loss measurements
  • Finite Element modeling and analysis
  • Thermal modeling
  • Wind power generation
Teaching
  • Analogue and Digital Electronics 2, Electrical Undergraduate (Module Leader)
  • Electrical Machines and Drives, for MSc Students
  • Electrical Science, Electrical and Mechanical Undergraduate Students
Publications
Journal
  • Salman Abdi, Danilo Llano, Ehsan Abdi, R. McMahon, Paul Malliband “Experimental Analysis of Noise and Vibration for Large Brushless Doubly Fed Machines” IET Journal of Engineering, Vol. 2017, Iss. 13, 2017, pp. 724 – 728.
  • Danilo X Llano, Salman Abdi, Mark Tatlow, Richard McMahon, “Energy Harvesting and Wireless Data Transmission System for Rotor Instrumentation for Electrical Machines”, IET Power Electronics, vol. 10 pp. 1259-1267, September 2017.
  • Salman Abdi, Ehsan Abdi, Ashknaz Oraee, Richard McMahon, “Optimisation of Magnetic Circuit for Brushless Doubly Fed Machines”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 1611-1620, December 2015.
  • Ashnaz Oraee, Ehsan Abdi, Salman Abdi, Richard McMahon, Peter Tavner, “Effects of Rotor Winding Structure on the BDFM Equivalent Circuit Parameters ”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1660-1669, December 2015
  • Salman Abdi, Ehsan Abdi, Richard McMahon, “A Study of Unbalanced Magnetic Pull in Brushless Doubly Fed Machines”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 1218-1227, September 2015.
  • R. A. McMahon, P. C. Roberts, M.R. Tatlow, E. Abdi, A. Broekhof, S. Abdi, “Rotor parameter determination for the Brushless Doubly Fed (Induction) Machine (BDFM)” IET Electric Power Applications, pp. 549-555, June 2015.
  • Salman Abdi, Ehsan Abdi, Ashknaz Oraee, Richard McMahon, “Equivalent Circuit Parameters for Large Brushless Doubly Fed Machines (BDFM)”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 706-716, September 2014.
  • Ehsan Abdi, Richard McMahon, Paul Malliband, Shiyi Shao, Mmamolatelo Ezekiel Mathekga, Peter Tavner, Salman Abdi, Ashknaz Oraee, Teng Long, Mark Tatlow “Performance analysis and testing of a 250 kW medium-speed brushless doubly-fed induction generator”, IET Renewable Power Generation (RPG) Journal, Nov 2013, vol. 7, pp. 631-638.
Conference:
  • S. Abdi, R. McMahon, E. Abdi “Experimental Analysis of Noise and Vibration for Large Brushless Doubly Fed Machines (BDFMs)” Accepted for Publication in IEEE International Conference on Renewable Power Generation (RPG-2017), October 2017, Wuhan, China.
  • S. Abdi, A. Oraee, R. McMahon, “A New Optimized Rotor Design for Brushless Doubly Fed Machines”, IEEE International Electric Machines and Systems (ICEMS), August 2017, Sydney, Australia.
  • S. Abdi, E. Abdi, R. McMahon, “A New Stator Back Iron Design For Brushless Doubly Fed Machines Based on Rotor-Centric Approach”, IEEE International Electric Machines and Systems (ICEMS), August 2017, Sydney, Australia.
  • M. Tatlow, R. A. McMahon, S. Abdi, “ Wireless energy harvesting for rotor instrumentation in electrical machines”, IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD), April 2016, Glasgow, UK.
  • S. Abdi, E. Abdi, R. McMahon, “A study of rotor eccentricities effects on brushless doubly fed machines performance”, IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp. 66-71, September 2015, Idaho, USA.
  • E. Abdi, A. Oraee, S. Abdi, R. McMahon, “Design of the Brushless DFIG for optimal inverter rating”, Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2014), 7th IET International Conference, pp. 1-6, April 2014, Manchester, UK.
  • S. Abdi, E. Abdi, A. Oraee, R. McMahon, “Investigation of magnetic wedge effects in large-scale BDFMs”, Renewable Power Generation Conference (RPG 2013), 2nd IET, pp. 1-4, September 2013, Beijing, China.
  • A. Oraee, E. Abdi, S. Abdi, R. McMahon, “A study of converter rating for Brushless DFIG wind turbines”, Renewable Power Generation Conference (RPG 2013), 2nd IET, pp. 1-4, September 2013, Beijing, China.
Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021