Dr. Muhammad Jawad
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Area of Interest: Power Systems, Smart Grids, Renewable Energy, Power Management, Optimization
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007  

HEC Approved PhD Supervisor


Over Ten Years Work Experience 2007-2021

  • During my tenure of doctoral studies, I have focused my interest towards Power Systems/Smart Grids. Some of the major courses which I have studied to meet my research tasks are listed as:

    • Stochastic Processes
    • Advanced Problem Solving
    • Smart Grid and Renewable Energy
    • AC/DC Electric Drives
    • Advanced Electronics
    • Instrumentation for Engineers
    • Mathematics of Networks
    • Cloud Computing
    • Mathematics of Optimization

I have also reviewed various research papers for publication in prestigious journals and conferences. Including:

  • Reviewer IET Journal of Circuits, devices, and systems.
  • Reviewer IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing.
  • Reviewer IEEE Transactions on Computers.
  • Reviewer IEEE Transaction on Cloud Computing.
  • Reviewer Elsevier Data in Breif Journal.
  • Elsevier Journal of Data in Brief.
  • Elsevier Journal of Renewable Energy.
  • IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.
  • IEEE International Electro/Information Technology Conference.
  • Reviewer of the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest conference.

The professional software skills developed during my PhD studies are summarized as:

  • MATLAB/Simulink
  • Python
  • NI – LabView and Raspbery Pi
  • D-Space Machine Interface
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • C/C++
  • Open CV 2.2
  • PLC Ladder Logic Computation
  • GridLAB-D
  • Supervised 12 graduate (MSc) research students, with projects leading to conference/ journal papers and co-supervising one doctoral research student. All the current research students are supported by external funding.
  • Supervised over 40 undergraduate research students, with five national level undergraduate project wins.
  • Fuly funded research scholarship for the Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Completed in 3 years.
  • Fully funded scholarship under Faculty Development Program (FDP) for MSc. at University of Manchester, UK by the Government of Pakistan.
  • Four year tuition fee scholarship for BSc. by the Government of Pakistan.

Research Projects and Research Interests         

My Research Interest since the start of my Research Career in 2012 are listed as:

  • Stochastic Models for Smart Grids
  • Micro grids as Distributed Generation
  • Ancillary Services of Data Center for Power System
  • Demand Response Programs and Energy Management
  • Stability analysis of PMSG and DFIG Machines
  • Fault-Ride-Through Control of DFIG and PMSG
  • Inter Area Oscillation Damping of Wide Area Systems
  • Wind Energy Conversion Systems
  • V2G and G2V interactions with Grid
  • Environment effects on Energy Consumption
  • Differential Geometric Control and Exact Feedback Linearization Models and
  • Convertors modeling, analysis and design using MATLAB/Simulink

Graduate Research Projects I have supervised Since 2015 are listed as:

  • Design of Hybrid AC-DC Droop Controller for Load Balancing Applications (Mr. Ahsan Nadeem: May 2018)
  • Nonlinear modeling of Magnetosphere Dynamics for the Prediction of Magnetic Storm (Mr. Abubakar Rafique: May 2019)
  • Dynamic energy management and cost optimization of data centers and electric vehicles interaction (Miss. Sara Sajid: December 2019)
  • A Modified Battery Charger with Power Factor Correction for Plug-in Electrical Vehicles (Miss Arfa Tariq: December 2019)
  • Neural Network based Hybrid Shunt Active Harmonic Power Filter (Miss Muzammil Iqbal: December 2019)
  • Cost effective electric vehicles charging mechanism for commercial electric vehicle parking lots (Mr. Zeeshan Ullah: December 2019)
  • Design of Model Predictive Control based Unscented Kalman Filter Observer for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (Mr. Kashif Shahzad: August 2020)
  • An Improved Estimation Technique for the Sensorless Control of Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) Motor (Mr. Mohsin Aslam: August 2020)
  • Establishing Guidelines for detailed testing and comparative analysis of protection relays (Differential and Distance) installed at extra high voltage grid stations in Pakistan (Mr. Umer Ehsan: January 2021)
  • Short-term and Medium-term electrical load forecasting using deep learning algorithms (Mr. Umar Javed: January 2021)
  • Application of Superconductors to Improve the Performance of PMSG based WECS (Mr. Amjad Ali: July 2021)
  • A Novel Renewable Powered Stand-alone Electric Vehicle Parking Lot Model (Miss Hira Asghar: July 2021)

Under-Graduate Research Projects I have supervised Since 2007 are listed as:

  • Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NLIM) System
  • Car Driving Simulator
  • Cell Balancing System for EV Batteries
  • Resonant Converter for EV battery charging 
  • Self-sustained Farming System for Pakistan
  • Intelligent Energy Management in Smart Grids;
  • Automation of the hydraulic pump Test Rig
  • Design & Implementation of Electronic control unit (ECU) for vehicle
  • Frequency response analysis of highly nonlinear systems in MATLAB
  • Non-linear System Identification Techniques (Parametric & Non-Parametric)
  • Self-tuning control System Algorithm
  • Genetic Algorithm Implementation & analysis for weather parameter prediction
  • Higher order System Identification using Fuzzy Logic and other non-linear models
  • Speed control optimization of electric motor for traction applications using Fuzzy PID controller
  • Age estimation using binary Gaussian receptive field Maps
  • Automatic make and model recognition of Vehicles using Bayesian prior Model and License plate detection in vehicles using NMF through CCTV cameras.
  • Text detection in images using NMF classifier
  • Face detection and pattern recognition using LESH Features
  • Long Term and Short Term Prediction Algorithms

Total Publications:

  • Journal Articles: 30
  • Conference Papers: 25
  • Total Publications: 54
  • Commutative Impact Factor = 101.924

Google Scholar Link: https://scholar.google.com.pk/citations?user=fUHB6DQAAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1



Journal Papers:
1. M. Jawad, S. M. Ali, S. U. Khan (2021), "A Robust Optimization Technique for Energy Cost Minimization of Cloud Data Centers", IEEE Transaction on Cloud Computing, pp: 447-460, Vol: 09, Issue: 02, ISSN: 2168-7161, Impact Factor: 7.928    (External URL)
2. U. Javed, N. Mughees, M. Jawad, O. Azeem, G. Abbas, N. Ullah, M. S. Chowdhury, K. Techato, K. S. Zaidi, U. Tahir (2021), "A Systematic Review of Key Challenges in Hybrid HVAC–HVDC Grids", Energies, MDPI, pp: 5451, Vol: 14, Issue: 17, DOI: 10.3390/en14175451, Impact Factor: 3.004    (External URL)
3. M. U. S. Khan, M. Jawad, and S. U. Khan (2021), "Adadb: Adaptive diff-batch optimization technique for gradient descent", IEEE Access, pp: 99581-99588, Vol: 9, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3096976, Impact Factor: 3.745   
4. U. Javed, K. Ijaz, M. Jawad, E. A. Ansari, N. Shabbir, L. Kütt, O. Husev (2021), "Exploratory Data Analysis Based Short-Term Electrical Load Forecasting: A Comprehensive Analysis", Energies, MDPI, pp: 5510, Vol: 14, Issue: 17, DOI: 10.3390/en14175510, Impact Factor: 3.004    (External URL)
5. M. Iqbal, M. Jawad, M.H. Jaffery, S. Akhtar, M.N. Rafiq, M.B. Qureshi, A.R. Ansari, R. Nawaz (2021), "Neural Networks based Shunt Hybrid Active Power Filter for Harmonic Elimination", IEEE Access, Vol: 9, Issue: 2021, Impact Factor: 3.745    (External URL)
6. N. Shabbir, L. Kutt, B. Asad, M. Jawad, N. Iqbal, and K. Daniel (2021), "Spectrum Analysis for Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis of Ventilation Motor: A Case Study", Energies, MDPI, pp: 2001, Vol: 14, Issue: 7, Impact Factor: 2.702    (External URL)
7. N. Shabbir, L. Kütt, M. M. Alam, P. Rossipuu, M. Jawad, M. B. Qureshi, A. R. Ansari, and R. Nawaz (2021), "Vision Towards 5G: Comparison of Radio Propagation Models for Licensed and Unlicensed Indoor Femtocell Sensor Networks", Physical Communication Elsevier, pp: 101371, Vol: 47, Issue: A, Impact Factor: 1.594   
8. M. Jawad, M. B. Qureshi, S. M. Ali, N. Shabbir, M. U. S. Khan, A. Aloraini, and R. Nawaz (2020), "A cost-effective electric vehicle intelligent charge scheduling method for commercial smart parking lots using a simplified relaxation technique", Sensors, pp: 4842, Vol: 20, Issue: 17, Impact Factor: 3.275    (External URL)
9. Sahibzada M. Ali, Muhammad Jawad, Feng Guo, Arshad Mehmood, Bilal Khan, Jacob Glower, and Samee U. Khan (2020), "Ancillary Services Model for Data Centers and Power Systems", IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, pp: 1176-1188, Vol: 08, Issue: 04, Impact Factor: 7.928    (External URL)
10. S. Sajid, M. Jawad, K. Hamid, M. U. S. Khan, S. M. Ali, A. Abbas, S. U. Khan (2020), "Blockchain-based Decentralized Workload and Energy Management of Geo-distributed Data Centers", Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems (SUSCOM), pp: 1-14, Vol: PP, Issue: AA, Impact Factor: 2.798    (External URL)
11. N. Shabbir, M. Usman, M. Jawad, M. H. Zafar, M. N. Iqbal, and L. Kutt, (2020), "Economic analysis and impact on national grid by domestic photovoltaic system installations in Pakistan", Renewable Energy Elsevier, pp: 509-521, Vol: 153, Impact Factor: 5.439    (External URL)
12. N. Shabbir, L. Kutt, M. Jawad, M. N. Iqbal, P. S. Ghahfarokhi (2020), "Forecasting of energy consumption and Production using Recurrent Neural Networks", Advances in Electrical and Electronics Engineering: Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering, Vol: 18, Issue: 3, Impact Factor: 0.1    (External URL)
13. M. Jawad et al (2020), "Machine Learning based Energy Management Model for Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Districts", IEEE Access, pp: 185059-185078, Vol: 8, Impact Factor: 3.74    (External URL)
14. M. Jawad et al (2020), "Machine Learning based Energy Management Model for Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Districts", IEEE Access, pp: 185059-185078, Vol: 8, Standard: 2169-3536, Impact Factor: 3.74    (External URL)
15. M. Jawad et al (2020), "Power Outage Estimation: The Study of Revenue-led Top Affected States of U.S", IEEE Access, pp: 223271-223286, Vol: 8, Standard: 2169-3536, Impact Factor: 3.74    (External URL)
16. N. Taimoor, I. Khosa, M. Jawad, J. Akhtar, I. Ghous, M. B. Qureshi, A. R. Ansari, and R. Nawaz (2020), "Power Outage Estimation: The Study of Revenue-led Top Affected States of U.S.", IEEE Access, pp: 223271-223286, Vol: 8, Issue: 2020, Impact Factor: 3.745    (External URL)
17. M. Jawad et al (2020), "Power Outage Estimation: The Study of Revenue-led Top Affected States of U.S.", IEEE Access, pp: 223271-223286, Vol: 8, Impact Factor: 3.74    (External URL)
18. S. M. Ali, Z. Ullah, G. Mokryani, B. Khan, I. Hussain, C. A. Mehmood, U. Farid, M. Jawad (2020), "Smart grid and energy district mutual interactions with demand response programs", IET Energy Systems Integration, pp: 1-8, Vol: 2, Issue: 1, Standard: 2516-8401, Impact Factor: 0.2    (External URL)
19. • S. M. Ali, B. Khan, G. Mokryani, C. A. Mehmood, M. Jawad, U. Farid (2019), "Environment Driven Consumer Energy Consumption Model Incorporating Complexities of Consumer Body Dynamics", IET Energy System Integration, pp: 53-66, Vol: 1, Issue: 2, Standard: 2516-8401, Impact Factor: 0.96    (External URL)
20. M. Jawad, A. Rafique, I. Khosa, I. Ghous, J. Akhtar and S. M. Ali (2019), "Improving Disturbance Storm Time (DST) Index Prediction using Linear and Nonlinear Parametric Models: A comprehensive Analysis", IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, pp: 1-16, Vol: PP, Issue: 99, Standard: 1939-9375, Impact Factor: 1.253    (External URL)
21. Z. Duan, J. Akhtar, I. Ghous, M. Jawad, I. Khosa and K. Ali (2019), "Improving the Tracking of Subatomic Particles Using the Unscented Kalman Filter With Measurement Redundancy in High Energy Physics Experiments", IEEE Access, pp: 61728-61737, Vol: 7, Standard: 2169-3536, Impact Factor: 4.098    (External URL)
22. I. Ghous, Z. Duan, J. Akhtar, and M. Jawad (2019), "Robust Stabilization of Uncertain 2-D discrete-time delaye systems using sliding mode control", The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Elsevier, pp: 9407-9431, Vol: 356, Issue: 16, Standard: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfranklin.2019.02.041, Impact Factor: 3.653    (External URL)
23. Hussain, S.M.Ali, B.Khan, Z.Ullah, C.A.Mehmood, M.Jawad, U.Farid, A.Haider (2019), "Stochastic Wind Energy Management Model within Smart Grid Framework: A Joint Bi-directional Service Level Agreement (SLA) between Smart Grid and Wind Energy District Prosumers", Renewable Energy Elsevier, pp: 1017-1033, Vol: 134, Standard: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.11.085, Impact Factor: 4.90    (External URL)
24. N. Shaukat, S. M. Ali, B. Khan, C. A. Mehmood, M. Jawad, Z. Ullah. M. Anwar, M. Majid (2018), "A Survey on Consumers Empowerment, Communication Technologies, and Renewable Generation Penetration within Smart Grid", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 1453-1475, Vol: 81, Issue: 1, Impact Factor: 8.05    (External URL)
25. N. Shaukat, B. Khan, S. M. Ali, C. A. Mehmood, J. Khan, U. Farid, M. Majid, M. Anwar, M. Jawad, Z. Ullah (2018), "A Survey on Electric Vehicle Transportation within Smart Grid System", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Elsevier, pp: 1329-1349, Vol: 81, Issue: 1, Impact Factor: 8.05    (External URL)
26. S. Khan, Y. Zhu, M. Jawad, M. H. Jaffery, M. Ahmad (2018), "Analysis of Baseband Signal Processing of Galileo E5 AltBOC under Clean, Noisy, and Filtered Conditions", Arctic Journal, Vol: 71, Issue: 5, Impact Factor: 1.022    (External URL)
27. M. Jawad et al. (2018), "Genetic algorithm-based non-linear auto-regressive with exogenous inputs neural network short-term and medium-term uncertainty modelling and prediction for electrical load and wind speed", The Journal of Engineering, pp: 721-729, Vol: 2018, Issue: 8, Standard: 2051-3305    (External URL)
28. Sahibzada M. Ali, Muhammad Jawad, Feng Guo, Arshad Mehmood, Bilal Khan, Jacob Glower, and Samee U. Khan (2016), "Exact feedback linearization-based permanent magnet synchronous generator control", INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS ON ELECTRICAL ENERGY SYSTEMS, Impact Factor: 1.0    (External URL)
29. MUS Khan, A Abbas, M Ali, M Jawad, SU Khan, K Li, AY Zomaya (2016), "On the Correlation of Sensor Location and Human Activity Recognition in Body Area Networks (BANs)", IEEE Systems Journal, pp: 1-10, Vol: PP, Issue: 99, Standard: 1932-8184, Impact Factor: 3.882    (External URL)
30. S. M. Ali, C. A. Mehmood, M. Jawad, B. Khan, U. Farid, A. Majid, N. Tareen, M. Ali, S. Usman (2016), "Stochastic and Statistical Analysis of Utility Revenues and Weather data Analysis for Consumer Demand Estimation in Smart Grids", PLOS ONE J., pp: 1-20, Vol: 11, Issue: 6, Impact Factor: 3.23   
31. S.M.Ali, M.Jawad, B.Khan, C.A.Mehmood, N.Zeb, A.Tanoli, U.Farid, J.Glower, S.U.Khan (2016), "Wide area smart grid architectural model and control: A survey", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 311-328, Vol: 64, Standard: 1364-0321, Impact Factor: 8.05    (External URL)
32. M Jawad, S Ali, J Jorgenson, SU Khan (2015), "JEM: Just in Time/Just Enough Energy Management Methodology for Computing Systems", IEEE Transaction on Computers, pp: 1798-1804, Vol: 64, Issue: 06, Standard: 10.1109/TC.2014.2345394, Impact Factor: 3.052    (External URL)
Conference Papers:
1. W. Khan, S. Ali, U. S. K. Muhammad, M. Jawad, M. Ali and R. Nawaz (2020) "AdaDiffGrad: An Adaptive Batch Size Implementation Technique for DiffGrad Optimization Method", 14th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT), pp: 209-214    (External URL)
2. S. M. Ali, Zahid Ullah, B. Khan, U. Farid, C. A. Mehmood, and M. Jawad (2020) "Mutual Interactive Effects of Environment and Consumer Biological Dynamics on Energy Consumption", IEEE International Conference on Computing, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies (iCoMET)   
3. S. Sajid, M. Jawad, M. B. Qureshi, M. U. S. Khan, S. M. Ali, and S. U. Khan (2019) "A Conditional-Constraint Optimization for Joint Energy Management of Data Center and Electric Vehicle Parking-Lot", 10th International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC)   
4. M. Jawad, M. B. Qureshi, A. Nadeem, S. M. Ali, N. Shabbir and M. N. Rafiq (2018) "Bi-Directional Nano Grid Design for Organizations with Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging at Workplace", IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT), pp: 357-361, Vol: 2018, Issue: 18192934, Standard: 978-1-5386-5398-2    (External URL)
5. M. Jawad, B. Khan, S. M. Ali, and Z. Ullah (2018) "Design of a Self-Sustained Farming System (SFS) for Pakistan", IEEE International Conference on Energy Conservation and Efficiency (ICECE)   
6. M. Jawad, S. M. Ali, I. Sami, Z. Ullah, U. Farid, B. Khan, C. A. Mehmood (2018) "Failure Influence Index for Power Transmission Systems", International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET)   
7. S. M. Ali, N. Tareen, I. Sami, Z. Ullah, M. Jawad (2018) "Fault Tolerance of Data Center under Multi-Correlated Failures", International Symposium on Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering (RAEE)    
8. A. A. Khan, M. H. Jamaluddin, M. B. Qureshi, S. M. Ali, Owais and M. Jawad (2018) "High Isolation Dual-Polarized Dielectric Resonator Antenna for MIMO LTE Applications", IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT), pp: 208-211, Vol: 2018, Issue: 18183524, Standard: 978-1-5386-5398-2    (External URL)
9. S. M. Ali, M. Jawad, Z. Ullah, B. Khan, C. A. Mehmood, and U. Farid (2017) "Fault-ride-through schemes of grid-interfaced DFIG: A comparative study under symmetrical grid faults", International Symposium on Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering (RAEE), pp: 1-6, Issue: 17485036, Standard: 978-1-5386-2234-6    (External URL)
10. A. Nadeem, M. N. Rafiq, M. B. Qureshi, M. Jawad (2017) "Joint Power Management of Telecom Exchanges and Electric Vehicles Using Hybrid AC-DC Microgrid", International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT), pp: 127-132, Issue: 17521749, Standard: 978-1-5386-3567-4    (External URL)
11. M. Jawad and S. U. Khan (2015) "A Cloud-based Recommendation Framework for Optimized Power Generation and Utilization for Power Systems and Data Centers", ND EPSCoR State Conference    (External URL)
12. Z. Mahmood, M. U. S. Khan, M. Jawad, S. U. Khan, and L. T. Yang (2015) "A Parallel Framework for Object Detection and Recognition for Secure Vehicle Parking", IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC), pp: 892-895, Issue: 15635094, Standard: 978-1-4799-8937-9    (External URL)

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