Mulugeta GebreHiwot GebreMichael (Ph.D.) is an Asst. Professor in Electrical Power Engineering at College of Engineering, Defence University (Ethiopia). From 2018 to 2020, he served as Dean for Research and Technology Transfer. From 2005 to 2011 he served as Head, Department of Electrical Power Engineering. He received his PhD from Ghent University (Belgium) in Power Electronic Requirements for Ranged Extended Electric Vehicles. He got his M.Tech (Power System & Drives) and B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, both from AMU, India. Since 2018, Dr.ir. Mulugeta is working with University of Rwanda, CST-ACE-ESD where he is teaching PG courses and advising thesis students.
He taught courses: Advanced Power Electronics, Power Systems, FACTS & HVDC, Modeling & Analysis of Electrical Machines, Renewable Energy Sources, Electric Drives, and Advanced Electrical Network Theory, Smart Grids, Power Quality and Power System Protection & Switchgear. He is also a Principal Investigator of a funded project on the Design and fabrication of a lightweight range-extended Electric Vehicle.
His Research Interests Include: Design of Power Electronic Converters & their Applications to Large-Scale Power Systems, Development of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles & their Charging Systems, Design & Control of Grid Connected RES Systems, Modeling & Analysis of Electrical Machines and Drive Systems