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Mohamed Youssef

Mohamed Youssef
BASc, MASc, PhD (Queen's), PEng, SMIEEE

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Contact information

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4
Office: ERC 3081

905.721.8668 ext. 5473
905.721.3370 (fax)

mohamed.youssef@uoit.ca

Office hours:
Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00


Research topics

  • Propulsion Systems for the Automotive and Railway Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) for the Automotive and Railways Traction Substation Design
  • Planning, and Commissioning, Power Electronics Applications for the Information Technology
  • Power Electronics Applications in Renewable Energy Resources
  • Power Systems Operation and Stability

Education

  • PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Queen’s University 2005
  • MSc (Electric Power and Machines), Ain Shams University 1999
  • BSc (Electric Power and Machines), Ain Shams University 1995

Courses

  • Electrical Circuit Theory
  • Electromagnetics I
  • PASCAL
  • Electrical Energy Conversion
  • Design and Performance of Direct Current Machines
  • Design and Performance of Alternating Current Machines
  • Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Transmission of Electrical Energy
  • Power System Analysis
  • Economics and Generation of Electrical Power
  • Microprocessor Programming and Embedded Systems Application in Power Engineering
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Power Engineering Laboratories
  • Project Management in Electrical Engineering
  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics

Research and expertise

Publications and presentations

  • Selected publications and presentations

    Patents

    • Bombardier Patent Application of the Isolation Circuit for the High Voltage Box in the Monorail 300 series. (Filed in India and Brazil). January 2013
    • Bombardier internal patent “Secret Trade Document” for the efficiency improvement of the Linear Induction Motor”, February 2012
    • Patent application for the Monorail 300 High Voltage Junction Box in December 2011. Patent No. US 61/576,196. Filed for Bombardier Transportation. Filed in Germany by Head Quarters in Berlin, March 2012

    Journal Papers Published

    • M. Z. Youssef and Praveen K. Jain, “Series-parallel Resonant Converter in the Self-sustained Oscillation Mode with the High Frequency Transformer Leakage Inductance Effect: Analysis, Modeling, and Design,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, volume 54, no. 3, June 2007.pp.1329-1341
    • M. Z. Youssef and Praveen K. Jain, “A Novel Single Stage Self-oscillating AC-DC Series-parallel Resonant Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 21, no. 6, November 2006. pp 1735-1744
    • M. Z. Youssef and Praveen K. Jain, “Self-sustained Phase-shift Modulated Resonant Converters: Analysis, Modeling, and Design,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 21, issue 2, March 2006. pp. 401-414
    • M. Z. Youssef, H. Pinheiro and Praveen K. Jain, “A Reduced Order Sampled-data Dynamic Model for a Series-parallel Resonant Converter,” Transactions of the European Power Electronic Journal (EPE), vol. 15, no. 1, February 2005. pp. 1-14
    • M. Z. Youssef and P. K. Jain, “A Novel Generalized Sampled Data Dynamic Model for A Series-Parallel Resonant Converter under Self-Sustained Oscillation Mode PART I: Capacitive Output Filter,” Invited paper to the special issue on Power Electronics of the Scientific Journal of the KIPE Holon Academy, Israel, February 2005. pp. 12-30.

    Selected Published Conference Papers

    • O. Abdelrahim, M. Orabi, E. Abdelkarim, M. Ahmed, and Mohamed Youssef,”Switched Inductor Boost Converter for PV Applications,” proceedings of the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), 2012, pp. 2100-2106
    • A. Hassan, A. Shawky, J. AbuQahouq, Mohamed Orabi, and Mohamed Youssef,” Optimization of Integrated Power Conditioning for PV Parameters,” proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (INTELEC 2012), pp.1-7.
    • Mohamed Mousa, Mohamed Orabi, and Mohamed Youssef, ”High Voltage Gain Boost Converter Topology for Grid Connected Systems,” proceedings of the Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2011, ECCE 2011, pp.4212-4217
    • Mohamed Hilmy, M. Orabi, and Mohamed Youssef,”A Less Sensor Control Method for A Standalone Small Wind Energy Turbine Using Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator”, proceedings of the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), 2011, APEC 2010, pp.1968-1974.
    • Mohamed Youssef, M. Orabi, and J. Abou Qahouq, ‘Electromagnetic Compatibility Design Considerations of the Input Filter in a 3-phase Inverter System for the Railway Applications”, proceedings of the Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2010, ECCE 2010, pp.4210-4216
    • Hala Raslan, Mahrous Ahmed, Mohamed Orabi, and Mohamed Youssef,”Development of Grid Connected Power Conditioner System Compatible with Fuel Cell Applications,” Proceedings of the IEEE Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, PEDG 2010, pp. 935-94.
    • Mohamed Youssef, M. Orabi, and J. Abou Qahouq, ‘Analysis and Design of an LCC Resonant Inverter System for the Railway Applications”, proceedings of the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), 2010, APEC 2010, pp.1778-1784.
    • Mohamed Youssef, M. Orabi, and J. Abou Qahouq, ‘Electromagnetic Compatibility Considerations for an LCC Resonant Inverter for the Railway Applications”, proceedings of the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), 2010, APEC 2010, pp.1800-1803.
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and M. Orabi, and Ahmed Zobaa (2009)” A Cost Effective Fuel-cell for the Residential Power Applications,” Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Power Electronics and applications, EPE 2009, September 2009. Paper#34
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, Reham Haroon, and M. Orabi, (2009)” Stability study of PFC converters under nonlinear-carrier control and average-current-mode control,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Energy and Telecommunication, INTELEC 2009, Seoul, Korea, November 2009. (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and M. Orabi, (2008)” Sampled-data Modeling of a New Ultra-fast 48 Resonant Voltage Regulator Module: Experimental Validation,” Proceedings of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC 2008, Dallas, USA, February 2008. pp. 1761-1766 (Poster Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, Reham Haroon, and M. Orabi, (2008)” Stability performance of two-stage PFC converters under nonlinear-carrier control and average-current-mode control,” Proceedings of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC 2008, Dallas, USA, February 2008. pp. 1389-1395 (Poster Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, K. Woronowicz and Praveen K. Jain, (2007)” A Digitally Controlled 48V Voltage Regulator Module: Experimentation Study,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Energy and Telecommunication, INTELEC 2007, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, September 2007.pp.27-30
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2007)” Analysis and Design of A Novel Single-stage AC-DC with A New Active Current Mode Control,” to appear in the Proceedings of the IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC 2007, Florida, USA, June 2007.
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2007)” Analysis and Design of A Novel 48V LLC Resonant Voltage Regulator Module,” Proceedings of the IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC 2007, Florida, USA, June 2007.
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2007)”Analysis and Design of A Single-stage AC-DC Resonant Converter with A New Current Mode Controller,” Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE 2007, Ottawa, Canada, April 2007. pp. 2189-2192 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2007)” A Novel Universal Front-end AC-DC Series-parallel Resonant Converter,” Proceedings of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC 2007, Anaheim, USA, February 2007. pp. 773-793 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2007)” Design and Performance of A Novel 48V LLC Resonant Voltage Regulator Module,” Proceedings of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC 2007, Anaheim, USA, February 2007. pp. 1113-1120 (Oral Presentation).
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2006)” Modeling and Analysis of A Digitally Controlled Self-oscillating 48V Voltage Regulator Module,” Proceedings of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, IECON 2006, Paris, France, November 2006. pp. 554-601 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2006)” A Digitally Controlled Self-oscillating 48V Voltage Regulator Module,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Energy and Telecommunication, INTELEC 2006, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, September 2006. pp. 554-601 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2006)” An Advanced Solution for the 48V Voltage Regulator Module,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, ISIE 2006, Montreal, Canada, July 2006. pp. 1036-1041 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2006)” A Novel 48V Resonant Voltage Regulator Module with A New Current Mode Controller,” Proceedings of the IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC 2006, Jeju, Korea, June 2006. pp. 2555-2561 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2006)” Sampled Data Model of the Digitally Controlled Resonant Converters with the Delay Effect,” Proceedings of the IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC 2006, Jeju, Korea, June 2006. pp. 2226-2231 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2006)”Digitally Controlled Self-oscillating Resonant Converters: Modeling Issues,” Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE 2006, Ottawa, Canada, May 2006. pp. 2189-2192 (Poster Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2006)” Closed Loop Implementation and Design of a Novel Controller for the 48V Voltage Regulator Module,” Proceedings of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC 2006, Dallas, USA, March 2006. pp. 1113-1120 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2006)” Design and Experimentation of 48V Voltage Regulator Modules with a Novel Self-sustained Oscillation Controller,” Proceedings of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC 2006, Dallas, USA, March 2006. pp. 15-23 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2005)” Performance of the Resonant Converters under the Self-sustained Oscillation Controller,” CD Proceedings of the IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC 2005, Recife, Brazil, June 2005. pp. 1235-1241(Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2005)” Sampled Data Model for a Self-oscillating Series-parallel Resonant Converter with the Parasitic Effects in the Clamped and Unclamped Conduction Modes,” CD Proceedings of the IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC 2005, Recife, Brazil , June 2005. pp. 255-261 (Poster Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and Praveen K. Jain, (2005)” A Cost Effective Magnetic Design for a 900 kHz Voltage Regulator Module: Analysis and Experimentation,” CD Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE 2005, Saskatoon, Canada, May 2005. pp. 152-156 (Poster Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, P. Jain, H. Pinheiro, and M. Orabi, (2005) “A Novel Single Stage AC/DC Self-Oscillating Series Parallel Resonant Converter,” Proceedings of the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC05), March 2005. pp. 1635-1641 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and Praveen K. Jain, (2004) “A Novel 48V Self-sustained Voltage Regulator Module: Performance and Design” Proceedings of the Queen’s Biennial Symposium on Communications, QSBC, May 2004. pp. 357-359 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and P. K. Jain, (2004) “A New Ultra-Fast Variable Frequency Self-sustained Oscillation 48V Voltage Regulator Module,” Proceedings of the Industrial Electronics Society Conference, IECON, November 2004. pp. 291-296(Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and P. K. Jain, (2004) “Performance and Design of a Novel Constant Frequency 48V Voltage Regulator Module,” Proceedings of the Industrial Electronics Society Conference, IECON, November 2004. pp. 313-318 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and P. K. Jain, (2004) “A Review and Performance Evaluation of the Control Techniques for Resonant Converters,” Proceedings of the Industrial Electronics Society Conference, IECON, November 2004. pp. 215-221(Invited paper) (IEEE Best Paper Award) (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and P. K. Jain, (2004) “Design of a Front End Series-parallel Resonant Converter with Self-sustained Phase Shift Modulation Controller,” Proceedings of the International Conference of Telecommunications and Energy, INTELEC, 2004. pp. 328-333 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and P. K. Jain, (2004) “Performance, and Design of A Novel 48V Self-Sustained Voltage Regulator Module,” Proceedings of the International Conference of Telecommunications and Energy, INTELEC, September 2004. pp. 282-288 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and P. K. Jain, (2004) “Modeling Techniques of Resonant Converters: Merits and Demerits,” Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical & Computer Engineering, CCECE, Niagra Falls, May 2004. pp. 241-244 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, P. K. Jain and M. Orabi, (2004) “Investigation of Self-Excited Induction Generators for Wind Turbine Applications”, Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical & Computer Engineering, CCECE, May 2004. pp. 1853-1856 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, P. K. Jain, E. A. Mohamed and M. Orabi, (2004) “A Neuro Optimal Power System Stabilizer: A Comparative Study”, Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical & Computer Engineering, CCECE, May 2004.pp. 55-60 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and P. Jain, (2004)” A Reduced Order Sampled Data Model for A Hybrid Series-Parallel Resonant Converter,” Proceedings of the Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC, June 2004. pp. 2461-2467 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and P. Jain, (2004)” A Front End Self-Sustained LLC Resonant Converter,” Proceedings of the Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC, June 2004. pp. 3651-3656 (Poster Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and P. Jain, (2004)” A New Ultra Fast 48V Voltage Regulator Module Part I: Sampled-Data Modeling,” Proceedings of the Power Electronics Specialist Conference, PESC, 2004. pp. 3690-3696 (Poster Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef and P. K. Jain, (2004) “Self-Sustained Oscillation Series-Parallel Resonant Converter with the High Frequency Effects: Analysis, Modeling, and Design,” Proceedings of the Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC 2004, February 2004, Anaheim, California, USA. pp. 1416-1422 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, H. Pinheiro and P. K. Jain, (2003) “Analysis & Modeling of a Self-Sustained Oscillation Series-Parallel Resonant Converter with Capacitive Output Filter Using Sampled-Data Analytical Technique,” Proceedings of the 25th IEEE Telecommunications & Energy Conference, INTELEC 2003, Yokohama, Japan, October 2003. pp. 282-289 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, H. Pinheiro and P. K. Jain, (2003) “A Generalized Reduced Order Sampled-Data Dynamic Model of A Robust Controller Using Extended Describing Function Method for Series-Parallel Resonant Converter,” CD Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Power Electronics and applications, EPE 2003,Toulouse, France, September 2003. Paper#81 (Oral Presentation)
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, P. K. Jain, and E. A. Mohamed, (2003) “A Robust Power System Stabilizer Configuration Using Artificial Neural Network Based on Linear Optimal Control”, Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical & Computer Engineering (CCECE03), May 2003. pp. 569-573. (Oral Presentation).
    • Mohamed Z. Youssef, and E.A.Mohamed,” Design of a New Adaptive Power System Stabilizer using Neural Networks,” Proceedings of the IEEE Middle East Power Engineering Conference MEPCON, Feb. 2000. pp. 395-404
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