Dr Md Mejbaul Haque

Adjunct Senior Fellow

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Overview

Dr Mejbaul Haque is a Senior Engineer (Power System Stability Assessment) with Energy Queensland and an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the University of Queensland (UQ), Brisbane, Australia. He joined as a UQ Stimulus Research Fellow/Lecturer at the same school in June 2022. Prior to joining University of Queensland, Dr. Haque was a Research Fellow in the School of Engineering at Australian National University (ANU). He led the technical research of Realising Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Services (REVS) project with a total budget of $6.59m at ANU which was funded by Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and ACT Government. Dr Haque started his professional career as a Lecturer in EEE department of KUET, Bangladesh in June 2010 and was promoted to Assistant Professor in September 2013.

Dr Haque received Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Engineering (MEng) degrees in Electrical Engineering from CQUniversity Australia in 2016 and 2020, respectively. He received Thesis Academic Excellence Awards in recognition of high-quality research theses and outstanding performance in PhD and MEng research studies at CQUniversity Australia. Previously, he completed B.Sc. degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) from Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET) on 19 April 2010 and M.Sc. degree in EEE from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) on 31 October 2013.

His research interests include power electronics and its application to power system networks, smart EV charging and vehicle-to-grid technology, microgrid energy management systems, grid integration of large-scale solar farms and battery energy storage systems, stability analysis of high penetration of grid forming inverters in power systems, power quality and renewable energy technologies. He collaborates with national and international researchers and local industry partners on various research projects. He has published over 40 articles including book chapters, journals, conference papers and technical reports in electrical engineering.

He has served in the committee of IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Technology and Engineering (i-COSTE) as a member and industry & local arrangement co-chair in 2020 and 2021, respectively. He has been working as a student activities chair in 7th IEEE Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC) 2022. He was elected as a member of IEEE PELS student subcommittee in 2020. He was a recipient of the best paper award in IEEE R10 HTC 2017 and received travel grants in IEEE R10 HTC 2017, IEEE IAS 2019, and IEEE PESGRE 2020 conferences. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and Engineers Australia and a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Queensland.

Teaching

His teaching interests includes Power Electronics, Signals and Systems, Fundamental of Energy and Electricity, Power System Analysis, Power System Protection, Electrical Circuits Analysis, Control System Analysis & Design, Integration of Renewable Energy into Power Systems and Microgrids, Grid Integration of Renewable and Storage Technologies and EV Charging Technologies. He has been active in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate electrical engineering courses since 2014 in CQUniversity, Australian National University and University of Queensland. He has been coordinating ELEC4410 course in S2 2022 at UQ and previously coordinated ENEE13019 course at CQUniversity in T1 2014. He has also delivered the following courses in various capacities such as Lecturer, Tutor, or Marker as Sessional Academic at CQUniversity, UQ and ANU. The available overall students’ feedback assessment is shown within the brackets out of 5.0.

  • ENEE13019 – Control Systems Analysis and Design (4.6/5.0 – T1 2014, 2017, 2018)
  • ENEE13021 – Power System Analysis and Design (5.0/5.0 - T1 2017)
  • ENEE14016 – Power System Protection (4.6/5.0 – T1 2018)
  • ENEE12015 – Electrical Power Engineering (4.0/5.0 – T1 2017)
  • ENEG11005 – Fundamental of Professional Engineering (4.1/5.0 - T1 2018)
  • ENAE12003 – Control Technology (4.4/5.0 – T2 2018)
  • ENEG11009 – Fundamentals of Energy and Electricity (4.1/5.0 – T1 2019)
  • ENEE12016 – Signals and Systems (4.8/5.0 – T2 2016, T2 2021)
  • COIT20148 – Information System Analysis and Design (4.9/5.0 – T2 2018)
  • ENGN4625/6625 – Power Systems and Power Electronics (S2 - 2021)
  • ENGN8831 – Integration of Renewable Energy into Power Systems and Microgrids (S1 2022)
  • ELEC4410 – Advance Electronics and Power Electronic Design (4.83/5.0 – S2 2022)

Honours Student Project and HDR Supervision

Dr Haque has been active in research project supervision activities. As a UQ Stimulus Research Fellow, he has been supervising a PhD student who is working on “electric vehicle project” at UQ in the capacity of Associate Supervisor. He is also supervising a HDR (Masters by Research) student who is working on “remote isolated microgrid project” at CQUniversity in the capacity of Associate Supervisor. He has successfully completed supervision of two coursework Honours students from ANU solar racing project (https://solarracinganu.com.au/). He has completed the Foundations of HDR Supervision at ANU (HDRIN) and HDR at ANU: New Supervisors (HDRFN) courses. Dr Haque is available to supervise more research students.

Honors and Awards

Dr Haque has received several awards including research fellowship, best thesis awards, best paper award and travel awards in his professional career such as:

  • UQ Research Stimulus Fellowship (2022-2023)
  • Recipient of Thesis Academic Excellence Award 2020 for best PhD thesis and academic performance at CQUniversity
  • Winner of 2020 RHD Candidate Experience Survey Prize
  • Student Travel Grant awarded by IEEE Industry Applications Society to join IEEE PESGRE 2020 conference in Cochin, India
  • Student Travel Grant awarded by IEEE Industry Applications Society to join IEEE IAS 2019 conference in Baltimore, USA
  • Recipient of a Best Paper Award in 5th IEEE R10 HTC, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2017
  • Student Travel Grant awarded by IEEE Industry Applications Society to join 5th IEEE R10 HTC 2017 conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Recipient of Thesis Academic Excellence Award 2016 for best Master by Research thesis and academic performance at CQUniversity.
  • Student Travel Grant awarded by Australasian Power Engineering Conference committee to join AUPEC2014 conference in Perth, Australia.
  • Awarded CQUniversity Top-up Scholarship (January 2018 – August 2019)
  • Recipient of RTP living stipend by Commonwealth Government, Australia (August 2016 – February 2020)
  • CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award (UPRA) (November 2013 – November 2015)
  • International Postgraduate Research Award (IPRA) (November 2013 – November 2015)
  • Awarded Technical Scholarship, RUET, Bangladesh (March 2007 – March 2010)

Editorial Membership:

  • Associate Editor of IEEE Access Journal, October 2021 – present
  • Associate Editor for Smart Grid Technologies of Frontiers in Smart Grids Journal, June 2022 – present

Professional Membership and Services

  • Secretary, Engineers Australia Rockhampton Region Committee (2019-2020)
  • Member, Engineers Australia Rockhampton Region Committee (2017-2018 & 2018-2019)
  • Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) (2020 - present)
  • Member, The Institution of Engineers Australia (MIEAust) (2015- 2021)
  • Member, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (MIEB) (2011 - present)
  • Member, IEEE Power Electronics Society Student Subcommittee (2020 - present)
  • Member, The Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (MIEEE) (2015 - present)
  • Member, IEEE Smart Grid Community, IEEE Industry Application, Power Electronics & Industrial Electronics Society (2015 - present)

Scholarly Activities and Engagement

  • Chair (Student activities), 7th IEEE Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC) 2022, Fiji
  • Co-chair (Industry and local arrangement), 7th IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Technology and Engineering (i-COSTE) 2021, Australia
  • Organising committee member, 6th IEEE i-COSTE 2020, Australia
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion
  • Reviewer, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Electrical Power System and Energy

Research Interests

  • Power electronics and its application to power system networks
  • Smart EV charging and vehicle-to-grid technology
  • Microgrid energy management systems
  • Grid integration of large scale solar farms and battery energy storage systems
  • Stability analysis of high penetration of grid forming inverters in power systems

Research Impacts

Dr Haque has developed and implemented modulation and control strategies for power electronics converters to address “Emerging Issues of Power Systems with Large Scale Penetrations of Renewables and Energy Storage”. His research contributions are useful in the area of power engineering and supportive in the advancement of knowledge in design and integration of high frequency power converters in power grids. Dr Haque’s research articles have been cited by many researchers around the world including from academia and industry.

Qualifications

  • Master of Engineering, C.Qld.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, C.Qld.

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Available Projects

  • We are seeking highly motivated, self-driven, and talented PhD candidates to work in any of the following research areas:

    • Power electronics and its application to power system networks
    • Smart EV charging and vehicle-to-grid technology
    • Microgrid energy management systems
    • Grid integration of large-scale solar farms and battery energy storage systems
    • Stability analysis of high penetration of grid forming inverters in power systems

    Scholarships:

    The candidate(s) will have a master’s degree or 1st Class Honours degree or equivalent in Engineering and/or Science.

    Domestic applicants should be eligible for an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent (for more information, please visit: http://www.uq.edu.au/grad-school/domestic-student-scholarships).

    International applicants must meet the University of Queensland's English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements detailed at http://www.uq.edu.au/grad-school/english-language-proficiency-requirements.

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Pradana, Adlan, Nadarajah, Mithulanathan, Haque, M. M., Sharma, Rahul, Setiadi, Herlambang and Kristianto, Awan Uji (2022). SoC-dependent electric vehicle model for frequency V2G support service. 2022 IEEE PES 14th Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC) , Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 20-23 November 2022. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/appeec53445.2022.10072057

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul, Ali, Md Sawkat and Wolfs, Peter (2020). A UPFC topology for LV feeder voltage regulation and current balance in high PV penetration applications. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (PESGRE2020), Cochin, India, 2-4 January 2020. Piscataway, NJ USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/pesgre45664.2020.9070741

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul, Wolfs, Peter and Alahakoon, Sanath (2020). Active power flow control of three-port converter for virtual power plant applications. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (PESGRE2020), Cochin, India, 2-4 January 2020. Piscataway, NJ USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/pesgre45664.2020.9070350

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul, Wolfs, Peter and Alahakoon, Sanath (2020). Harmonic based analysis of DAB converters for ZVS operation and reactive power minimization. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, PESGRE 2020, Cochin, India, 2-4 January 2020. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . doi: 10.1109/pesgre45664.2020.9070462

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul, Wolfs, Peter and Alahakoon, Sanath (2019). Multi-port converter with improved modulation and control strategies for pv and energy storage systems. 2019 IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD USA, 29 September-3 October 2019. Piscataway, NJ USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/ias.2019.8911856

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul, Wolfs, Peter and Alahakoon, Sanath (2018). Three-port converter with decoupled power control strategies for residential PV-battery system. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Electronics for Sustainable Energy Systems (IESES), Hamilton, New Zealand, 31 January 2018-2 February 2018. Piscataway, NJ USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/ieses.2018.8349870

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul, Wolfs, Peter and Alahakoon, Sanath (2017). Small signal modeling and control of isolated three port DC-DC Converter for PV-battery system. 2017 IEEE Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10-HTC), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 21-23 December 2017. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . doi: 10.1109/r10-htc.2017.8288953

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul, Wolfs, Peter and Alahakoon, Sanath (2017). Dual active bridge and matrix converter based three-port converter topology for grid interactive PV-battery system. 2017 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC), Melbourne, VIC Australia, 19-22 November 2017. Piscataway, NJ USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/aupec.2017.8282444

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul and Wolfs, Peter (2016). A reduced capacitance UPFC with active filtering capability for high PV penetration applications. 2015 IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC), Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 15-18 November 2015. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . doi: 10.1109/APPEEC.2015.7380887

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul, Rahman, M. Shaifur, Habib, M. Selim and Habib, M. Samiul (2014). Highly birefringent modified circular photonic crystal fiber for dispersion management over E+S+C+L wavelength bands. 8th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20-22 December 2014. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . doi: 10.1109/icece.2014.7026935

  • Haque, M. Mejbaul and Wolfs, Peter (2014). A four-wire reduced bus capacitance UPFC for LV distribution networks with high PV penetrations. 2014 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC), Perth, WA, Australia, 28 September-1 October 2014. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . doi: 10.1109/AUPEC.2014.6966497

  • Rahman, Mohammad Shaifur, Haque, Md. Mejbaul, Jang, Byung-Jun and Kim, Ki-Doo (2012). Extended Kalman Filter for Doppler radar cardiopulmonary monitoring system. 7th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20-22 December 2012. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . doi: 10.1109/icece.2012.6471536

  • Rahman, Mohammad Shaifur, Haque, Md. Mejbaul and Ki-Doo, Kim (2011). High precision indoor positioning using lighting LED and image sensor. 14th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT 2011), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-24 December 2011. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . doi: 10.1109/iccitechn.2011.6164805

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.

  • We are seeking highly motivated, self-driven, and talented PhD candidates to work in any of the following research areas:

    • Power electronics and its application to power system networks
    • Smart EV charging and vehicle-to-grid technology
    • Microgrid energy management systems
    • Grid integration of large-scale solar farms and battery energy storage systems
    • Stability analysis of high penetration of grid forming inverters in power systems

    Scholarships:

    The candidate(s) will have a master’s degree or 1st Class Honours degree or equivalent in Engineering and/or Science.

    Domestic applicants should be eligible for an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent (for more information, please visit: http://www.uq.edu.au/grad-school/domestic-student-scholarships).

    International applicants must meet the University of Queensland's English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements detailed at http://www.uq.edu.au/grad-school/english-language-proficiency-requirements.