Bābak Fahīmī holds the Distinguished Chair in Engineering and is a Professor of Electrical Engineering. Dr. Fahīmī also serves as the founder and head of the Renewable Energy and Vehicular Technology Laboratory and is a Fellow of IEEE. His research interests include:
- Microscopic and Macroscopic Energy Conversion,
- Power Electronic Systems,
- Modeling and Stability Assessment of Multiconverter Systems
- Adjustable-Speed Motor Drives
- Transportation Electrification
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Active Cancellation of Vibration in Switched Reluctance Motor Using Mechanical Impulse Response Method (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019-05-13)Vibration and acoustic noise are considered as major factors preventing the widespread use of switched reluctance motor (SRM) drives in industrial and commercial applications. In this paper, a new active vibration cancellation ...
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019-03)In this paper the occurrence of chaos in the hysteresis-controlled switched reluctance motor (SRM) drive under phase current saturation is examined. An 8/6 pole 4-phase SRM is used as the model for this study. To gain ...
Application of wireless power transfer while EV is in motion can significantly reduce the battery storage capacity. A major challenge in implementation of dynamic wireless power transfer (DWPT) is automatic detection of ...
Optimization of Air-Gap Profile in Interior Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motors for Torque Ripple Mitigation Interior permanent-magnet synchronous motors (IPMSMs) have been widely used due to their high-efficiency and high-power densities. Minimization of torque pulsation resulting in vibration and acoustic noise is one of the ...
Simultaneous Optimization of Geometry and Firing Angles for In-Wheel Switched Reluctance Motor Drive Interests in using rare-earth free motors such as switched reluctance motors (SRMs) for electric and hybrid electric vehicles continue to gain popularity, owing to their low cost and robustness. Optimal design of an SRM, ...
Online Estimation of Capacity Fade and Power Fade of Lithium-Ion Batteries Based on Input-Output Response Technique Lithium-ion batteries present promising potential in electrified transportation due to their high-power density and long cycle life. However, during the life cycle, lithium-ion batteries are subject to degrading capacity ...