Engr. Khurram Khan

Lab Engineer

Biography

Engr. Khurram khan received M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from UET, Taxila in 2016. He has more than twelve years of teaching and research experience on various posts in different universities He served as faculty member in NUST, FUUAST and NUML, Pakistan. He taught various courses during his tenure as lecturer in the core domain of applied mathematics, Electrical Engineering, and computer Programming. Engr. Khan also served as Junior Lecturer / Lab Engineer in FUUAST where he established / supervised different engineering labs in the department of Electrical Engineering. He also supervised different undergraduate final year projects related to ASIC design, power electronics, Control and Renewable energy. He worked on “Design and Implementation of MPPT Charge Controllers for Commercially Available Photovoltaic Cell Technologies” during his M.Sc and successfully designed and implemented two control techniques (Perturb and observe and Fuzzy Logic) on FPGA. He has been the member of joint Research group of “Renewable Energy and Power Control” established in the department of electrical engineering at FUUAST in collaboration with Prof. Doc. Bernabe Mari Soucase from Universitat Politechnica de Valencia, Spain. He co-authored 04 research journal articles in internationally recognized impact factor journals (Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Journal of Electronic material). Engr. Khan also completed the training courses on “Smart Grid” and LTE 4G technologies” offered by Dr. Raziq Yaqub Professor of University of Tennessee Chattanooga, USA. His current research interests include Power electronics and control, ASIC and SoC, machine learning, and Internet of Things.

Professional Appointments

  • Trainee Engineer, National Power control centre (NPCC, NTDC) Islamabad, 2010 - 2011
  • Junior Lecturer / Lab Engineer, Federal Urdu University of Arts Science & Technology (FUUAST), Islamabad, 2011 to 2018
  • Visiting Faculty, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, 2016 to 2017
  • Lecturer BPS-18 (Contract), Federal Urdu University of Arts Science & Technology (FUUAST), Islamabad, 2018 to 2019

Education

  • M.Sc Engineering , Electrical Engineering (Control Systems) ,University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Taxila, Pakistan, 2016
  • B.Sc Engineering , Electrical Engineering (Electronics) , 2009, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences & Technology, FUUAST, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • F.Sc (Intermediate), 2005 , B.I.S.E Abbottabad, Pakistan

Research Interests

  • ASIC and SoC and IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Power electronics and control

Publications

  • “Effect of Cu2O hole transport layer and improved minority carrier lifetime on the efficiency enhancement of Cu2NiSnS4 based experimental solar cell”, J. Renew. Sustain. Energy. 10(4) (5 July 2018) 043502. doi:10.1063/1.5037471. Impact Factor: 1.511
  • Efficiency enhancement of CH3NH3SnI3 solar cells by device modeling”, J. Electron. Mater. 47(9) (Sep 2018) 5275–5282. doi:10.1007/s11664-018-6406-3. Impact Factor: 1.676
  • “Effect of MAPbBr3 HTL and CBD deposited Cd1–x Znx S ETL band offset on lead halide perovskite solar cell”, Mater. Focus. 7(5) (Oct 2018) 610–616. doi:10.1166/mat.2018.1555.
  • “Modeling of Existing and Candidate Hydro Power Plants Generation Expansion Planning using Wien Automatic System Planning-IV Model” Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, ISSN 2090-4304, J. Basic. Appl. Sci. Res., 3(12)119-133, 2013.
  • Smart Grid Technology Management System with Emphasis on Increasing the Inverters Efficiency”, NUML Journal of Management and Technology, December 2012. ISSN 1997-4507
  • “Overall Control System and Energy Management of an Inverter Based Smart Grid”, NUML Journal of Management and Technology, December 2012. ISSN 1997-4507

Research work / Projects

  • Design and Implementation of MPPT Charge Controllers for Commercially Available Photovoltaic Cell Technologies.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Detection from Fundus Image using Deep CNN.