Jamia Faculty Gets Swiss Award For ‘Smart Solar Inverter’ Model

Jamia Faculty Gets Swiss Award For 'Smart Solar Inverter' Model
In-charge of the Advance Power Electronics Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), Dr. Ahteshamul Haque and his research group has won an award worth Rs. 20 Lakhs from Switzerland based world reputed company Typhoon HIL.

The research group comprising of students from B.Tech, M.Tech and PhD headed by Dr. Ahteshamul Haque has developed a model for Smart Solar Inverters with its control and submitted it for evaluation in a competition organised by Typhoon HIL.

Teams from various continents participated in this world level competition named ’10 for 10 Programme’.

Prof. Z. A. Jaffery, Head of Department, Department of Electrical Engineering, JMI encouraged the research group to take part in this world level competition, said a statement from Jamia.

In award, Dr. Haque and his research group got a powerful machine for research worth Rs.20 lakh.

Name of the machine is HIL-402 real time simulator, which is used in power electronics, microgrid and renewable energy applications.

Jamia Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Najma Akhtar, expressed her happiness on this achievement and congratulated Prof. Z. A. Jaffery, Dr. Haque and his team for taking university to new heights in the field of research and recognition by world reputed organizations.

Recently, Dr. Haque has also received R&D project grant under Ministry of Human Resource Development’s SPARC scheme.