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Recent Publications

  • N. Sisworahardjo, A. R. Ofoli, S. Craven, and A. Eltom, “State-of-the-Art Laboratories for Training the Modern Power Workforce", accepted to be presented at the 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, 21 - 25 July 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • A. R. Ofoli, A. Khaled and B. Patel, “A Robust Adaptive-Fuzzy Controller for Different System Applications", accepted to be presented at the IEEE Industrial Application Society (IAS) 2013 Annual Conference.
  • N. Boakye-Boateng, A. R. Ofoli, “Real-Time Simulation of a Doubly-Fed Induction Generator Based Wind Power System on eMEGASim® Digital Simulator", accepted to be presented at the IEEE Industrial Application Society (IAS) 2013 Annual Conference.
  • A. R. Ofoli “Ammonia Storage Feedback Control to Improve Urea Usage and NOx Efficiency with Experimental Demonstration,” IEEE Industry Applications Conference Record, Las Vegas, NV, Oct., 2012.
  • A. R. Ofoli “Experimental Demonstration of ammonia storage and slip modeling with control for an SCR aftertreatment system,” IEEE Industry Applications Conference Record, Orlando, FL, Oct. 9-13, 2011.
  • A. Rubaai, A. R. Ofoli, “Teaching Power Electronics Converter Experiments That Integrates Fuzzy Logic Approach,” Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 26-29, 2011.
  • A. Khaled, A. R. Ofoli and M. Castro, “An Incremental Sliding Mode Controller (ISMC) for Chattering Reduction,” IEEE Industry Applications Conference Record, Orlando, FL, Oct. 9-13, 2011.
  • Stephen Craven, Daniel Long, Jason Smith, "Open Source Precision Timed Soft Processor for Cyber Physical System Applications", proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs (ReConFig 2010), Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 13-15, 2010.
  • Y. Iskander, S. Craven, A. Chandrasekharan, S. Rajagopalan, G. Subbarayan, T. Frangieh, C. Patterson, "Using Partial Reconfiguration and High-Level Models to Accelerate FPGA Design Validation", in the proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT'10), Beijing, China, Dec. 8-10, 2010.
  • A. Chandrasekharan, S. Rajagopalan, G. Subbarayan, T. Frangieh, Y. Iskander, S. Craven, C. Patterson, "Accelerating FPGA Development Through the Automatic Parallel Application of Standard Implementation Tools", in the proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT'10), Beijing, China, Dec. 8-10, 2010.
  • T. Frangieh, A. Chandrasekharan, S. Rajagopalan, Y. Iskander, S. Craven, C. Patterson, "PATIS: Using Partial Configuration to Improve Static FPGA Design Productivity" , proceedings of the 17th Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop (RAW 2010), Atlanta, GA, April 19-20, 2010.
  • Michel Holder, "Thevenin's Theorem and a Black Box", IEEE Transactions on Education, vol. 52, num. 4, Nov. 2009, pg 573-575.
  • A. Rubaai, M. J. Castro-Sitiriche, and A. R. Ofoli, “DSP-Based Laboratory Implementation of Hybrid Fuzzy-PID Controller Using Genetic Optimization for High-Performance Motor Drives”. IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications, vol. 44, Issue 6, pp. 1977-1986, Nov.-Dec. 2008.
  • Stephen Craven and Peter Athanas, “Dynamic Hardware Development”, International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing, special issue “Current Trends in Reconfigurable Computing”, Sept. 2008.
  • A. Rubaai, M. J. Castro-Sitiriche, and A. R. Ofoli, “Design and Implementation of Parallel Fuzzy PID Controller for High-Performance Brushless Motor Drives: An Integrated Environment for Rapid Control Prototyping”. IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications, vol. 44, Issue 4, pp. 1090-1098, Jul.-Aug. 2008.
  • Stephen Craven and Peter Athanas, “Dynamically Reconfigurable Radios from a High-Level Specification," Proceeding of the National Aerospace Electronics Conference 2008 (NAECON), Dayton, OH, July 16-18, 2008.
  • Jonathan Graf and Stephen Craven, “Runtime Reconfigurable Computing-Based FPGA Anti-Tamper Techniques,” Proceedings of the DoD Anti-Tamper Conference, Huntsville, AL, May 6-8, 2008.
  • Ahmed Eltom, Oladokun Faduyile, “The Economics of Energy Efficient and Standard Motors When subjected to harmonic voltages.” Accepted to IEEE, PES Power Africa 2007, Conference and Exposition. Johannesburg, South Africa, 16-20 July 2007.
  • Stephen Craven and Peter Athanas, “High-Level Specification of Runtime Reconfigurable Designs”, Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms, ERSA 2007, Las Vegas, NV, June 25-28, 2007.
  • A. Rubaai, A. R. Ofoli, and D. Cobbinah, “DSP-Based Real-Time Implementation of a Hybrid H 8 Adaptive Fuzzy Tracking Controller for Servo-Motor Drives”. IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications, vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 476-484, March-April 2007.
  • Stephen Craven and Peter Athanas, “Examining the Viability of FPGA Supercomputing”, EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems, special issue “Dynamically Reconfigurable Architectures”, vol. 2007.
  • A. R. Ofoli and A. Rubaai, “Real-Time Implementation of a Fuzzy Logic Controller for Switch-Mode Power-Stage DC–DC Converters”. IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications, vol. 42, Issue 6, pp. 1367-1374, Nov.-Dec. 2006.
  • Stephen Craven, Cameron Patterson, and Peter Athanas, “A High-Level Development Framework for Run-Time Reconfigurable Applications”, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference on Military and Aerospace Programmable Logic Devices, MAPLD 2006, Washington, DC, Sept. 2006.
  • Stephen Craven, Cameron Patterson, and Peter Athanas, “A Methodology for Generating Application-Specific Heterogeneous Processor Arrays”, Proceedings of the 39th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2006, Kauai, HI, Jan. 2006.
  • Anthony Mahar, Peter Athanas, Stephen Craven, Joshua Edmison, and Jonathan Graf, “Design and Characterization of a Hardware Encryption Management Unit for Secure Computing Platforms”, Proceedings of the 39th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2006 / MOCHA 2006, Kauai, HI, Jan 2006.
  • Ahmed Eltom, Mohamed Aziz, “The Economics of Energy Efficient Motors During Unbalanced Voltage Conditions.” Inaugural IEEE Power Engineering Society Conference and Exposition in Africa. Durban, South Africa, 11-15 July 2005.
  • Ahmed Eltom, “UTC Power Laboratory a cooperation between Industry and Academia” Extended Abstract Presented at the ASEE South East Meeting , April 2005.
  • Ahmed H. Eltom, Rusapat Harnchotipun, “Microprocessor-Based digital Relay Laboratory,” Extended Abstract Presented at the ASEE South East Meeting , April 2002.
  • Phil Soo Yum, Fisher Campbell, and Ahmed Eltom, “The Diagnostic Analysis of Partial Discharge With Acoustic Monitoring in GIS Equipment.” Presented at the IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, July 2002.
  • Ahmed H. Eltom, Rusapat Harnchotipun, “Microprocessor-Based digital Relay Laboratory with
    Industry Support,” Presented at the IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, July 2002.
  • Energy Efficient Motors Reference Guide, ©1992 Ahmed H. Eltom, Ph.D., http://www.utc.edu/Faculty/Ahmed-Eltom/Energy%20Efficient%20Motors.pdf

External Funding

  • $2.4 million DOE grant on Workforce Training for the Electric Power Sector (TEPS): 2010-2014
  • National Science Foundation (NSF), research grant in Cyber Physical Systems, $469,064 (shared with Computer Science Department): 2009-2012.
  • Luna Innovations, Inc., research grant in computer hardware design productivity, $42,149: 2009-2010.
  • Test systems and relays from ABB, TVA, Schweitzer Laboratories, and Omicron Inc., to support the Relay Laboratory, $283,325: 2003 - 04.
  • Test systems and relays from TVA, Schweitzer Laboratories to support the Relay Laboratory, $36,100: 2003.
  • Test systems and relays from TVA, Schweitzer Laboratories to support the Relay Laboratory, $27,690: 2001 - 02.
  • State Board of Engineering and Architectural Examiner grant for programmable logic controllers, $15,000: 2002.
  • EPB contract to train company engineers to setting and testing digital relays, $125,000: 2002.

Consulting

  • C&D Technologies
  • Luna Innovations, Inc.
  • TVA
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