School of Engineering, Information Technology and Physical Sciences

Dr Rakibuzzaman Shah - Research

Graduate research supervisions

  • Completed Ph.D. students: 2
  • Current Ph.D. students: 5

Available for Ph.D. and Master by Research Supervision.

Current research projects

  • Potential of Modular Multi-level Converter (MMC)-VSC System in Australian NEM Network for Ancillary Services.
  • Reactive Power Control Strategies for Large-scale Photovoltaic Power Plants.
  • Energy Roadmap for Australia.
  • Predicting Forced Oscillation in A Renewable Rich Power System.

Potential honours and PhD projects

  • Empowering Smart Energy Communities: Connecting Building, People, and Power Grids
  • Frequency Dynamic Signature for a Renewable Rich Power System.
  • Visualizing the Community Grid Vulnerability under Extreme Heat Condition.
  • Electric Transmission Grid in Southeast Asia Considering Multi-Energy Sector Coupling.

Research publications/conferences

Recent Journal (last 3 years):

  1. Saeed S AlZahrani, Rakibuzzaman Shah, and N. Mithulananthan, “Implication of Solar PV System Configurations on Steady State Performance,” in CSEE Journal of Power and Energy System (Accepted), 2020 (SJR Q2 0.453).
  2. Tossaporn Surinkaew, Rakibuzzaman Shah, N. Mithulananthan, and S. M. Muyeen, “A Forced Oscillation Damping Controller for an Interconnected Power System,” in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution (Accepted), 2019 (SJR Q1 0.907).
  3. Mehedi Hasan, Rakibuzzaman Shah, and Jahangir Hossain, “Frequency Regulation of Multiple Asynchronous Grids using Adaptive Droop in HVDC System,” in IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution (Accepted),2019 (SJR Q1 0.907).
  4. Umer Akram, N. Mithulananthan, Rakibuzzaman Shah, and F. Milano, “Energy Storage for Frequency Regulation: Survey on Recent Practice,” in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Accepted), 2019 (SJR Q1 3.04).
  5. Carina Anderson, Rob Passey, Valck De Jeremy, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Towards zero emission Noosa,” in Sustainability (Accepted 2019) (SJR Q2 0.55).
  6. Umer Akram, Rakibuzzaman Shah, and N. Mithulananthan, “A Hybrid Energy Storage System for Frequency Regulation in Microgrids with Source and Load Uncertainties,” in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, (Accepted, in press), 2019 (SJR Q1 0.907).
  7. Tofael Ahmed, Saad Mekhilef, Rakibuzzaman Shah, and N. Mithulananthan, “Assessment of the Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Yield in Malaysia using Satellite Data,” in International Energy Journal (Accepted, in press), 2019 (SJR Q2 0.193).
  8. Herlambang Setiadi, N. Mithulananthan, Rakibuzzaman Shah and et. al.,“Enabling Resilient Wide-area POD at BESS in Java, Indonesian 500 kV Power Grid,” in IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution(Accepted, in press), 2019 (SJR Q1 0.907).
  9. Herlambang Setiadi, N. Mithulananthan, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Design Wide-area Resilient Multi-mode Controller based on Bat Algorithm with RPG and Battery Energy Storage System,” in IET Generation, Transmission, & Distribution(Accepted, in press), 2019 (SJR Q1 0.907).
  10. Rakibuzzaman Shah, Robin Preece, Mike Barnes, and Jesus Sanchez-Carmona, “Techno-economic Evaluation of Power Electronics Assisted System Frequency Regulation,” IET Journal of Engineering, (Accepted, in Press), 2019.
  11. Monirul Islam, N. Mithulananthan, M. J. Hossain, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Dynamic Voltage Stability of Unbalanced DN with High Penetration of Single-phase PV Systems,” IET Journal of Engineering, (Accepted in Press), 2019.
  12. Herlambang Setiadi, N. Mithulananthan, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Design of Power Oscillation Damping Controller with Resiliency by Modified DEA,” in IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 342-351, 2018 (SJR Q2 0.979).
  13. Rakibuzzaman Shah, Robin Preece, and Mike Barnes, “The Impact of Voltage Regulation of Multi-infeed VSC-HVDC on Power System Stability,” in IEEE Transaction on Energy Conversion, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 1614-1627, 2018 (SJR Q1 1.377).
  14. Rakibuzzaman Shah, Jesus Sanchez-Carmona, Robin Preece, and Mike Barnes, “Stability and Control of Mixed AC-DC System with VSC-HVDC: An Overview,” in IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, vol. 12, no. 10, pp. 2207-2219, 2018(SJR Q1 0.907).

Recent Conference (Last 3 years):

  1. Mohammad Habibullah, Mithulan Nadarajah, Md Rakibuzzaman Shah and Krischonme Bhumkitticpich, “Study of Voltage Oscillation in Multi Converter based DC Microgrid,” in International Conference of Smart Power and Internet Energy Systems, 2020, Bangkok, Thailand.
  2. Umer Akram, N. Mithulananthan, Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Improving Synthetic Inertia Response of Supercapacitor using Supplementary Control Signal,” in 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, 2019, Perth, Australia.
  3. Saeed Alzahrani, Rakibuzzaman Shah, N. Mithulananthan, and Arthit Sode-Yome, “Large-scale PV Voltage Regulation: Survey of Recent Practice,” in IEEE PES GTD Grand International Conference and Exposition Asia (GTD Asia), 2019, Thailand.
  4. Biplob Ray, Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Performance Assessment of Prospective PV Systems in Queensland and New South Wales of Australia,” in IEEE PES GTD Grand International Conference and Exposition Asia (GTD Asia), 2019, Thailand.
  5. Tofael Ahmed, Saad Mekhilef, Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Economic Appraisal of Transmission Options for Connecting Lao PDR, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore Electricity Network,” in IEEE Smart Grid Saudi Arabia, 2018, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  6. Herlambang Setiadi, N. Mithulananthan, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Simultaneous Parameter Optimization for Coordinated Control of BESS and DIPSS using Clonal Selection,” in IEEE PES Asia Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, 2018, Malaysia.
  7. Tofael Ahmed, Saad Mekhilef, Rakibuzzaman Shah, and Tania Urmee, “Modelling of ASEAN Power Grid using Publicly Available Data,” in IEEE PES Asia Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, 2018, Malaysia.
  8. Surat Asvapoositkul, Robin Preece, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Damping of Power System Oscillations by Using HVDC based Multi-modal POD Controller,” in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES GM 2018), Jul. 2018, Portland, OR, USA.
  9. S. Lamichhane, N. Mithulananthan, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Examination of Low-frequency Oscillatory Stability of Power Systems with Detailed Wind Farm Model,” in 5th International Conference of Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems, 2018, Japan.
  10. Herlambang Setiadi, N. Mithulananthan, Awan Uji Krismanto, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Comparison of Battery Energy Storage Models for Small signal Stability in Power System,” in 27th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Jun. 2018, Cairns, Australia.
  11. Herlambang Setiadi, N. Mithulananthan, Awan Uji Krismanto, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Low-frequency Oscillatory Stability on 500 kV Java-Indonesian Electric Grid,” in 27th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Jun. 2018, Cairns, Australia.
  12. **Rakibuzzaman Shah, Robin Preece, Mike Barnes, and Jesus Sanchez-Carmona, “Techno-economic Evaluation of Power Electronics Assisted System Frequency Regulation,” in The 9th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines, and Drives, April. 2018, Liverpool, UK (will appear in the IET Journal of Engineering).
  13. **Monirul Islam, N. Mithulananthan, M. J. Hossain, and Rakibuzzaman Shah, “Dynamic Voltage Stability of Unbalanced DN with High Penetration of Single-phase PV Systems,” in The 9th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines, and Drives, April. 2018, Liverpool, UK (will appear in the IET Journal of Engineering).
  14. Rakibuzzaman Shah, Robin Preece, and Mike Barnes, “Dual-loop Primary Frequency Regulation Controller for VSC-HVDC System,” in 12th IEEE PES PowerTech Manchester Conference, Jun. 2017, Manchester, UK.

Professional memberships and associations

  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) and the following society with in this body:
    • Power and Energy Society (PES)
    • IEEE Industrial Electronic Society (IES)
    • IEEE Industrial Application Society (IAS)
    • IEEE Young professionals
  • Member of the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE)

Activities

  • Tutorial Chair, IEEE ISGT Asia, Perth, Nov. 2020.
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Control and Operation of Overlay AC and DC System, (The special issue is due to publish in the first quarter of 2020).
  • Technical Committee Member, The 8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines, Drives (PEMD 2016), April 19-21, 2016, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
  • Publication Chair, Smart Power and Internet Energy Systems, Thailand 2020.

Opportunities

I'm looking for keen and enthusiastic students and researchers who are looking for a new challenge and want to work in the following areas:

  • The impact of emerging technology on stability and security.
  • Data mining and control application in power system.
  • Additional stability services from non-conventional generation (from fast transient through to long-term frequency support).
  • Risk-based approaches towards stability and security assessment.

Please get in touch if you're interested, or if you'd like to know a bit more about what a PhD involves.

Internal/external web links

Any other information

  • Subject Editor, Frontiers in Energy Research, (From 2020).
  • Special Issue Editor, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (2020).
  • Special Issue Editor, IET Renewable Power Generation (2020)
  • Publication Chair, International Conference of Smart Power and Internet Energy System, Bangkok, Thailand, 2020.
  • Special Session Organizer, 2nd Global Power, Energy and Communication Conference, Izmir, Turkey.
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Control and Operation of Overlay AC and DC System, (The special issue is due to publish in the first quarter of 2020).
  • Technical Committee Member, The 8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines, Drives (PEMD 2016), April 19-21, 2016, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.