Energy Safety and Control Lab (ESCL)

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Advanced Plasma Engineering Lab (APEL)

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Director: Professor Hossam A.Gabbar (Gaber), PhD, P.Eng., FS Eng (TÜV Rheinland), CEM, Fellow RAMSP

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Research Summary

Energy Systems

Planning, design, and control optimization of resilient Smart Energy Grids (SEG), interconnected Micro Energy Grids (MEG), and their applications on energy and transportation infrastructures, smart cities, and industrial facilities. Design of high performance fast charging system with flywheel technology. Safety and protection system design of energy infrastructures.

Nuclear Engineering

Investigate advanced methods for safety design and verification with co-simulation of NPP, investigate intelligent safety and control systems to improve the performance of NPP, and their applications on SMR. Develop advanced plasma generation and measurement technologies and their applications on nuclear and industrial applications.

Research Facilities

·       MEG Demo and real time simulator

·       Plasma generation and measurement platform

·       Thermoelectric generation testbed for NPP

·       Co-simulation environment for safety verification of NPP

·       Building energy systems simulator

Announcement / Hiring

Opportunities are available for Masters & PhD students in the areas of:

-        Control and Protection of Resilient Smart Energy Grids and Interconnected Micro Energy Grids

-        Risk-Based Resilient Energy Grid Infrastructures

-        Risk-Based Energy Conservation and Supply Management

-        Intelligent Safety Versification and Co-Simulation

-        Intelligent Control Systems for Interconnected Micro Energy Grids (MEGs)

-        Real Time Fault Diagnosis & Simulation For Energy Systems (Wind, Geothermal, Fuel Cell, Hydropower, Rail, Transportation, etc.)

-        Experimentation and Simulation of High Current Plasma Beams for Fusion Energy

If interested, please contact lab director: Prof. Hossam A.Gabbar (Hossam.gabbar@uoit.ca).

News

ESCL Newsletter: Energy Safety and Control Lab Newsletter

APEL-Newsletter: Advanced Plasma Engineering Lab Newsletter

APEL – Student Presentation on “Ion-Thruster for Aerospace Applications”, at Aerospace Event, 22-Mar-2017, Toronto, Canada.

Congratulations: Dr. Hossam A.Gabbar received Senior Research Excellence Award, 2016! The public talk: 2-Mar-2017, UOIT Announcement and Event Details is here, Watch the talk video – here.

NEW BOOK!!: Smart Energy Grid Engineering, Elsevier

STORNETIC and GPROSYS, in collaboration with ESCL-UOIT, are developing a novel design of Flywheel-Based Fast Charging Station - FFCS

Special Session on Intelligent Clean Energy, Transportation & Production Facilities, at the IEEE SMC Annual Conference 5-8 Oct, 2017, Banff, Canada

Invited Talk: Flywheel-Based Resilient Energy Systems for Smart Cities and Transportation Infrastructures, at CPESE – Conference of Power and Energy Systems Engineering, September 25-29, 2017, Berlin, Germany

Organizer and General Chair of the IEEE SEGE – Smart Energy Grid Engineering, August 14-17, 2017, UOIT, Ontario, Canada

Invited Talk at the ICGET - International Conference on Green Energy Technology, 18-20 July, 2017, Rome, Italy.

Congratulations: Best Student Innovation Awards: Mohamed Aboughaly and Elnara Nasimi, in SPANS 2016!

Public Talk: Towards Resilient Energy and Transportation Infrastructures, at the Research Award Ceremony for Senior Research Excellence Award, UOIT, 2-Mar-2017, Canada.

Industrial Presentation: R&D Innovations and Implementations of Flywheel Technology for Energy and Transportation Infrastructures, Industrial Meeting, Dusseldorf, Germany, 10-Jan-2017.

Symposium on Plasma And Nuclear Systems – SPANS 2016, IEEE Toronto – NPSS Chapter / CNS, 22-Dec-2016, UA1120, UOIT, Ontario, Canada, Success Story – Photo Gallery.

Speaker at Chicago Advanced Energy Stakeholder Series: Energy, Mobility and Transportation, Title: Advanced Flywheel Energy Generation and Storage for Transportation Systems (Buses / Railway), 1-Dec-2016, Chicago, USA, Talk Summary and Gallery – Here.

Plenary Talk: Resilient Interconnected Micro Energy Grids, International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Engineering - CPESE, 8-12 September, 2016, Kitakyushu, Japan

Keynote Speaker: Planning, Control, and Protection of Resilient Interconnected Micro Energy Grids, IEEE SEGE 2016, 21-24 Aug, 2016, UOIT, Canada

Invitation for Academic Visit to UTM-Malaysia, and Conduct a Short Course on Resilient Micro Energy Grids, 15-23 July, 2016

Consultative Meetings with Egyptian Government to Discuss Proposals for Nuclear Power and Energy Solutions, 8-13 July, 2016

Awarded NSERC Discovery Grant 2016-2021: Planning, Control, and Optimization of Resilient Smart Energy Grids and Interconnected Micro Energy Grids

Invited Talk of “Design and Implementation of Resilient and High Performance Interconnected Micro Energy Grids” at the Professional Engineering Ontario (PEO) Thornhill Chapter, 7-Jun-2016, Toronto, Canada

Short Course on “Design and Implementation of Resilient and High Performance Interconnected Micro Energy Grids”, UTM, Malaysia, July, 2016

Invited Talk at PEO Chapter: Resilient Smart Energy Grid Engineering, Implementations in Ontario, Jun-2016

Workshop on Smart Green Building (SGB) within Smart Energy Grids, IEEE SMC-IGPS, Smart Green Building, with Qatar University, Movenpick Hotel, Doha, Qatar, 19-Apr-2016.

Invited Talk on Smart Green Buildings within Smart Energy Grids, at the Symposium on Industrial and Mechanical Engineering

Themes: Healthcare, Energy, Materials, Operations Research, Qatar University, Qatar, 17-Apr-2016

Invited Lecture on “Advanced Process Safety Management”, CSSE, 12-Apr-2016, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Trip to China, for Smart Green Buildings, and Smart Energy Grids, Safety and Control, Sponsored by China Government and IEEE SMC, IGPS, 5-17 Jan, 2016

ESCL-UOIT Has Welcomed the Research Visit of Dr. Hasimah Abdul Rahman, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi, Malaysia, 2015~2016

TC on IGPS (IEEE SMC) has been successful in receiving fund from IEEE-SMC for industrial project titled (Intelligent Green Industrial and Commercial Facilities - Smart Green Building)

Plenary Talk: ISETS '15 - International Symposium on EcoTopia Science 2015, 27-29 November 2015, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Invited Lecture: Resilient Interconnected Micro Energy Grids with Gas Power And Renewable Energy Technologies, IEEE SMC, System Sciences and Engineering Webinar Series, 2015, 11-Oct-2015.

Plenary Talk: Energy Semantic Networks (ESN): Approach for Resilient Micro Energy Grids, 10-12 Sep 2015, 2nd International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Engineering, Kitakyushu, Japan (CPESE 2015)

IEEE NPSS – Symposium on Plasma and Nuclear Systems (SPANS), 2015, and Photo Gallery, 21-Aug-2015

Plenary Talk: Resilient Smart Energy Grids and Micro Grids With Safety and Security Considerations, IEEE Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE) Conference, UOIT, Canada, 17-19 Aug, 2015. Photo Gallery is here.

Functional Safety Workshop, RAMSP, 7-8 May, 2015, CSA

Guest Editor in Energies Journal for a Special Issue on Energy Conservation in Infrastructures, Deadline Jun-2015

Safety Innovation for Improved Nuclear Safety Standards, Summary in UOIT Website, Apr-2015

Plasma Simulation and Diagnostics Workshop, Sponsored by IEEE NPSS, UOIT, 22-Apr-2015

Interview about Power Utility Merging, Apr-2015

Invited Talk: Energy Semantic Networks (ESN): Approach for Resilient Micro Energy Grids, IoT Day, Washington DC, US, 9-Apr-2015 (Webinar)

Invited Talk (Resilient Micro Energy Grids with Gas-Power and Renewable Technologies), The 2nd IEEE Conference on Power Engineering and Renewable Energy, ICPERE 2014, Bali, Indonesia, 9-11 Dec-2014

Invited Talk (Smart Energy Grid Engineering and Regional Implementation Plans), IAEA Meeting, Indonesia, 8-Dec-2014

Invited Talk (Safety Design for Smart Energy Grids), UTM University, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 4-Dec-2014

Invited Talk (Advanced Fault Diagnosis and Condition Monitoring in Process Facilities), at The Second Workshop on Safety and Integrity Management of Operations in Harsh Environments, 22-23 October, 2014, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Invited Talk (Advances in Safety and Control Engineering: Future Opportunities for NPP) at IAEA Technical Meeting on Advances in Non-Electric Applications of Nuclear Energy and on Efficiency Improvement at Nuclear Power Plants, 6-8 October 2014, UOIT, Canada

Invited Talk at China University of Petroleum, Beijing, China, 26-Sep-2014

Invited Talk (Advances in Safety Engineering for Energy and Nuclear Facilities) at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 25-Sep-2014

Invited Talk (Smart Energy Grids and Micro Grids with Energy Conservation Strategies) at 2014 Nanjing Mayor International Consultative Conference, Nanjing, China, 23-Sep-201 (Details - Gallery)

Invited Talk (Building Micro Energy Grids with Gas-Power and Renewable Technologies) at New Energy Forum, Fueling a Beautiful world of Cleanness and Sustainability, Qingdao, China, 21-23 Sep, 2014

Invited Talk (Building Energy Conservations and Micro Energy Grids) at World Congress of Energy Wise 2014 (WEW), Taiyuan, China, 16-18 Sep, 2014

SPANS (Symposium on Plasma and Nuclear Systems) Workshop, 15-Aug-2014. (Gallery)

Plenary Talk in SEGE 2014: Smart Micro Energy Grids with Gas-Power and Renewable Technologies, 12-Aug-2014, Ontario, Canada

SEGE 2014 (International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering), 11-13 Aug-2014, Ontario, Canada

Press Interview on Electric Car in Ontario, Canadian Press, 27-Jul-2014

Invited Speaker in the Workshop on Energy Conservation Opportunities in Buildings in Qatar, Doha, Qatar, 7-May-2014. (Gallery)

UOIT Professor Awarded Funding to Investigate Simulation and Experimentation of High Current Plasma Toward Clean Fusion Energy, in Partnership with HOPE Innovations, AECL, and OCE

International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE14), UOIT, Canada 11-13 Aug, 2014

UOIT Researcher Receives Funding to Advance Smart Energy Grid Solutions in Ontario

Invited Speaker (Moderator) in Grid Resiliency through Energy Storage in South West Ontario, 20-November, 2013, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

IEEE International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE13), UOIT, Canada, 28-30 Aug, 2013

Professor Gabbar is Leading an International Energy Conservation Project between UOIT-Canada and Qatar, Jun-2013

Workshop on Advances in Building Energy Conservations, IEEE-SMC-IGPS / Qatar University, 1-May-2013, QU, Qatar

Workshop on Advances in Energy Conservations for Smart Green Buildings (SGBs) - Toward Smart & Sustainable Communities, IEEE-SMC-IGPS / NPSS-Toronto, 5-Apr-2013, Energy Research Center (ERC), UOIT [Gallery]

Invited talk on the 2nd Annual Asset Management Workshop, (Dynamic Fault Semantic Networks (FSN) for Real Time Asset Management, Smart Grid Perspectives), organized by Insight Canada - Asset Management for Municipalities and Power Utilities, 19-Sep-2012

Invited Talk on: risk-based micro grid design & operation with energy conservation strategies within smart grids at China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI), Beijing, China, 19-Dec-2011

IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Engineering (SGE12), 27-29 Aug, 2012

2nd International Workshop on Real Time Measurement, Instrumentation, and Control (RTMIC 2011), IEEE NPSS-Toronto, UOIT, 2-3 Jun, 2011 (coordinated with CNS)

Student Innovation Competition (2-3 Jun, 2011), Sponsored by IEEE Canada Foundation, NSS-AMEC, Chairs: Dr. Hossam A.Gabbar and Dr. Anthony Waker

Invited Talk and Panel Discussions, Development of Hybrid Energy Production & Supply Chains, Sustainable Community Conference, Durham Strategic Energy Alliance (DSEA), 13-Oct-2010

Invited Lecture, ISA-Toronto, Risk-Based Design & Evaluation of Green Hybrid Energy Supply Chains, 30-Sep-2010

IEEE NPSS (Toronto Chapter) is organizing International Workshop on Real Time Measurement, Instrumentation, and Control (RTMIC), which will be held at UOIT on 25-26 Jun-2010

Invited Lecture on Safety Engineering Challenges & Opportunities in Nuclear Power Plants, at Nuclear Engineering, Alexandria University, Dec-2009, Egypt

Tutorial on Risk-Based Green Hybrid Energy Production Systems, IEEE, SMC Annual Conference, Oct-2009, San Antonio, Texas, US

Tutorial on Advances in Safety Engineering, IEEE, SMC Annual Conference, Oct-2009, San Antonio, Texas, US

Invited Lecture on Advances In Safety Control Design, Applications On Nuclear Power Plants, at University of New Mexico, Oct-2009, New Mexico, US

Research

Investigate Analytical, Computational Intelligence, and Simulation Annealing Methods & Techniques Supported by Experimentation for Energy Process Systems Engineering, including the Design of Advanced Process Safety and Intelligent Control for Smart Energy Grids, Micro Energy Grids with Distributed Energy Resources, Integration of Small Modular Reactor (SMR), Green Energy & Nuclear Facilities, Transportation, & Production Systems. This includes: Safety Instrumented Systems, Fault Diagnosis, Reliability & Maintenance Engineering, Monitoring & Performance Optimization, Process Recovery and Shutdown Systems, and Pollution Prevention & Control.

 

People

 

Director

Professor Hossam Gaber (A.Gabbar)

Visiting Professors / Researchers

Malaysia, Mexico, Qatar, China, India, Algeria, Brazil, Colombia, Algeria, Egypt

Affiliated Researchers

Dr. Farayi Musharavati and Dr. Shaligram Pokharel, Qatar University

Dr. Moustafa Eissa, Helwan University

Dr. Abdelazeem A. Abdallah, Suez Canal University

Dr. Khairy Fathy, Sohag University, Egypt

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr. Ahmed Othman

Dr. C. A. Barry Stoute

PhD Students

Elnara Nasimi

Yahya Koraz

Mohamed Ahmed Hendawi

Clement Mba (Visiting PhD Student from POLITO – Torino / Italy)

Master Students

Mohamed Aboughaly

Taylor Egan

Research Students

Manir U. Isham

Mason Verkruisen

Paranjay Goel

Blake Villagracia

Vrishabh Menon

Malika Patel

Alumni

Harsh Deol (OPG)

Felipe Cabezas Gaedicke, Industrial Engineering - University of Bío-Bío, Chile

Emmanuel Boafo

Yacine Labbi (visiting PhD student), Algeria

Dr. Aboelsood Zidan

Dr. Khairy Fathy

Dr. Lingzhi Xia

Anas Abdel Rihem

Nicholas Tarsitano

Shraddhey Jani

Jason Runge

Kartikey Singh

Daniel Bondarenko

Mayn Tomal

Stefan Sirakov

Derek Steele

David Newell

Dominique Paterson

Thomas Sleeman

Cole Simkin

Dr. Hasimah Abdul Rahman, UTM, Malaysia

Awais Choudhary

Negar Honarmand

Krunal Patel

Luping Zhang

Owais Muneer

Dr. Nasser Ayoub, (Qatar University)

Devarsh Pandya

Larissa Fernandes

Dr. Ahmed Eldessouky

Rounak Meyur

Dr. Sajid Hussain, PI, UAE

Dr. Sayf Gamudi Elgriw

Paola Andrea Buitrago Cadavid (University of Medellin, Colombia)

Pranavan Sambavalingam

Pengchen (Welsen) Xu

Ravi Patel

Emmanuveal Arulseelan

Adrian Wells

Yide Su

Roy Mpho Kesekang

John Tolkovski

Harsh Singh

Dr. F. Rabiul Islam, Ph.D.

Lowell Bower

Apurva Agarwal (Summer Undergraduate Student, India)

Dr. Antonio Valderrabano Gonzalez, Panamerican University, Mexico

Dr. Ruben Tapia Olvera, Polytechnic University of Tulancingo, Mexico

Daniel Bondarenko

Muhammad Junaid

Christopher Yee Chuin Koon

Eddie Sheng

Sajid Hussain, Ph.D., PI, UAE

Abdelazeem Abdallah, Ph.D.

Seyedali Aghahosseini, Ph.D.

Patrick Gilbert

Jason Runge

Manir U Isham

Meng Xiaoli (CEPRI-China)

Qu Bo (CEPRI-China)

Michael Godfroy

Earvin Elmeyda

William Van Dyk

Tawkir Azad

Yama Tiraei

Abhishek Pandya

Andrew Higgins

Brandon Ali

Md Razibul Islam

Amir Hossein Hosseini

Munim Anwar

Ran Zhang (MEng)

Javed Iqbal (MEng)

Juan Carlos Jouvin

Ahsan Syed

Muhammad Junaid

Dr. Ahmed Hosny

Achint Rastogi (Agrium)

Joshua Sebastian

Anirudh Chakraborty

Brian Crook (Bruce Power)

Tasfia Preeti

Ahmer Hansa

Janan Vinayakamoorthy

Blasica Ratnarajah

Nabeel Ahmed

Divyeskumar Patel (Toshiba Corporation)

Michael Vitale

Ye Tian

William Law

Tom Li

Sam Safaei Sooreh

Rahul Pawar

Jayano Willam

Rathnagiri Athiannan

Jeyadeepan Jeganathan

Andrew Stewart

Brandon Brunke

Eric Chappel

Raymond Bedard

Peter Sauer (OPG)

Mohammad Ali

Haris Chowdhry

Warren Choi

Aafaq Aafaqi

Tyler Cosgrove (AMEC)

Jeff Hunt (AMEC)

Nicholas Mckinley (OPG)

Asaad Mohammed (AMEC)

Neil Yhap

Tushar Bishnu

Mohamad-Talal Hamad

Shahram Najafi

Jawad Uppal

Abuzar Fariad

Katherine Watson

Kevin Reyes

 

Current / Prospective Projects

Advanced Electrodeless Plasma Generation System

Flywheel-Based Fast Charging Station – FFCS

Building Energy Conservation and Management (BECM-ESN) (GPROSYS Corp.)

Development of Design and Operation Support System For Risk-Based Energy Conservation and Supply Management of Industrial and Societal Facilities (UOIT-Qatar University)

Regional Gas-Power Grids: Modeling, Planning, and Optimization (NSERC, OCE, Hydrogenics, Veridian, Intergraph, MaRS)

Real Time Safety Verification for Nuclear Power Plants
Gas-Power Energy Grid Planning, Modeling, and Simulation in Ontario

Smart Grid Frequency Monitoring Network (FNET) Architecture and Applications

Micro Grid Design, Control, and Protection

Energy Monitoring, Control and Demand Optimization

Real Time Fault Diagnosis and Simulation

Advanced Safety and Control System Design for Fusion Experiments

Risk-Based Control Design and Optimization for Hybrid Nuclear and Hydrogen Plants

Safety Engineering for Green Oil & Gas Production Plants

Risk-Based Green Hybrid Energy Generation Scenario Evaluation for Practical Implementation of PHEV in Ontario

Design of Distributed and Real Time Risk-Based Radiation Protection Systems

 

Previous Projects

Integrated Fault Diagnostic System for Chemical Production Plants

Modeling & Simulation of Green Hybrid Energy Production / Supply Chains With Grid Integration

Automated Control Recipe Design for Flexible Chemical Batch Production Plants

Biomass Production Chain Planning

Plastic Production Chain with Recycling

 

Theses (Completed)

Degree

Year

Title

MASc (Thesis, Nuclear Engineering)

2016

Study of fuzzy logic in safety and control systems in Nuclear Power Plant

PhD (Thesis, ECE)

2016

Uncertainty Quantification For Safety Verification Applications In Nuclear Power Plants

MASc. (Thesis, Mechanical Engineering)

2016

Utilization of Thermal plasma for Conversion of Thermoplastic Waste to Oil Products in a Pyrolysis Reaction

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Langmuir Probe Design and Diagnostics of High Energy Plasma Beams

B.Sc. (Project, ECE)

2016

Intelligent Control And Protection Systems for High Performance Micro Energy Grids

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Thermal Analysis of Plasma Experiment with Energy Harvesting

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Design of a High Strength Plasma Chamber

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Discharge Control Circuit and Power Supply

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Modelling And Simulation of Plasma Beam Interactions

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Thermoelectric Generator Waste Heat Utilization System - Full Scale Design and Implementation

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Thermoelectric Generator Waste Heat Utilization System Prototype Mechanical Design

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Thermoelectric Generator Waste Heat Utilization System - Modelling and Simulation

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Thermoelectric Generator Waste Heat Utilization System - Prototype Electrical Design

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2016

Thermoelectric Generator Waste Heat Utilization System - Prototype Requirements Analysis

MASc. (Thesis, ECE, Energy)

2016

Design and Validation of Virtual Electrode Plasma Generation

MASc. (Thesis, ECE, Energy)

2016

Optimal Planning and Operation of CHP within

MASc. (Thesis, ECE, Energy)

2016

Design and Control of Resilient Micro-Inverter System

MASc. (Thesis, ME, Energy)

2015

A Study of MHD and Monte Carlo Simulations of High-Current Plasma Beams in Industrial Applications

B.Sc. (Thesis, ME, Energy)

2015

Design and Control of Integrated Wind, Solar, and Energy Storage within Micro Energy Grid

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2015

Numerical Simulation of a Scattering Spectrum obtained through Thomson Scattering in Plasma

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2015

Design of a Miniaturized Thomson Scattering Device for Plasma Diagnostics

B.Sc. (Thesis, Energy/Nuclear)

2014

Design of Energy Storage Management within MEG

B.Sc. (Thesis, Energy)

2014

Micro Energy Grid: Renewable Energy Integration and Regulation

MASc (ECE)

2013

Real Time Safety Verification in the Process Industry Using Fault Semantic Networks (FSN)

PhD (ECE)

2013

Intelligent Fault Diagnosis of Gearboxes and its Applications on Wind Turbines

MASc (Mechanical)

2013

Simulation-Based Fault Propagation Analysis of Process Industry Using Process Variable Interaction Analysis

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2013

Fault Detection and Diagnosis using Markov Model

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2013

Fault Diagnostic System Implementation in NPP

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2013

Process Variable Interaction Technique For Diagnosing Faults in NPP

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2013

Fault Propagation Analysis with FSN in NPP

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2013

Fusion Energy: Understanding Plasma Characteristics

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2013

Study on Fusion Energy & Plasma Physics

MEng (Process Engineering)

2012

Life Cycle Assessment Based on Natural Gas Vehicles and Alternative Fuels

MEng (Process Engineering)

2012

Risk Based Maintenance & FMEA of Turbo Blowers

B.Sc. (6 students, Thesis, ECE)

2012

RiskBased Design of Micro Grid Protection, Demonstration at UOIT

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2012

Design and Analysis of Intelligent Control System in NPP

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2012

Fuzzy Logic Controller Implementation in NPP

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2012

Fault Tolerant Control of Fault Diagnostic Systems (FDS) in NPP

B.Sc. (Thesis, ME)

2011

Design and Development of an Energy Efficient Boiler using Magnet Treatment

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2011

Real-Time Fault Diagnostic System in NPP

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2011

Development of Real-Time Fault Diagnostic System for Common Equipment in Nuclear Power Plants, Pump Module

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2011

Development of a Real-Time Fault Diagnostic System for Common Equipment in Nuclear Power Plants

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2011

Control Design and Simulation in LabVIEW for Liquid Zone Controllers

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2011

Real-Time Simulation Platform for a CANDU Reactor

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2011

Implementation of Fuzzy Logic For Liquid Zone Control of CANDU Reactors

M.Eng. (ECE)

2012

Hybrid Fuzzy MPC Controller for Energy Conservation in Air Conditioning

M.Eng. (Nuclear)

2011

Practical Implementation of a Risk Based Safety Verification Framework for Nuclear Power Plants

M.Eng. (Nuclear)

2011

Real Time Safety Verification of CANDU SG Level Control

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2010

Design and Development of Real-Time Bayesian Belief Network for CANDU/ACR Plants

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2010

Investigating the Feasibility of On-Line Monitoring of Sensor Accuracy

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2010

Development of an Adaptive Network-based Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) Fault Detection and Diagnosis Tool for Real Time Operation Support of CANDU/ACR Plants

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2010

Design of a Fault Detection System for a Nuclear Power Plant Using an Artificial Neural Network

M.Sc. (Nuclear)

2010

Development And Optimization Of New Generation Start-up Instrumentation Systems (SUI) For Domestic CANDU Reactors

M.Eng. (Nuclear)

2009

Design Safety Control System for CT Overdose Radiation

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2009

Safety Requirements and Control Recipe Design of a Nuclear Power Plant using ISA/IEC Standards: Manage and Verify Control Recipe

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2009

Safety Requirements and Control Recipe Design of Nuclear Power Plant Using ISA/IEC Standards: Control Instruction Synthesis

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2009

Safety Requirements and Control Recipe Design of Nuclear Power Plant Using ISA/IEC Standards: Verification and Validation of Safety Requirements

B.Sc. (Thesis, Nuclear)

2009

Safety Requirements and Control Recipe Design of Nuclear Power Plant Using ISA/IEC Standards: Control Recipe Simulation

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2008

Intelligent Fault Diagnostic System

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2007

Risk-Based Human Reliability Assessment for Process Industry

M.Sc. (Sys.Eng.)

2007

Neurofuzzy System Fault Diagnosis in Process Industry

M.Sc. (Sys.Eng.)

2006

Development of Intelligent Fault Diagnostic System for Bearings in Process Industry

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2006

LCA for CO2 Optimization in Residential Facilities

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2006

Development of Decision Support for Abnormal Situations in Process Industry

Ph.D. (Co-supv.)

2010

Safety Control Design for Disaster Management System

Ph.D. (Co-supv.)

2006

LCA-Based Environmental Assessment of Power Plants

B.Sc. (Co-supv.)

2006

Development of Safety Information Model for Nuclear Power Plants

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2006

LCA-Based Environmental Assessment of Power Plants

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2006

Sensor Fusion and Trend Analysis for Fault Diagnosis of Process Industry

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2005

Development of Ontology-based Decision Support for Process Engineering Design

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2005

Development of Operation Support System for Chemical Process Industry

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2005

Development of Automated HAZOP Support System

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2005

SVM and Wavelet Analysis for Fault Diagnosis of Bearings

B.Sc. (Thesis, Sys.Eng.)

2005

ANN and Wavelet Analysis for Fault Diagnosis of Bearings

B.Sc. (Thesis, PSE)

2004

Automated Batch Control Recipe Synthesis

 

Selected Publications

Dr. Gabbar has more than 210 journal publications that includes the following: Journal of Environmental Modelling & Software (impact factor 3.476), International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems (impact factor: 3.432), Cleaner Production (impact factor 3.398), Journal of Energy and Buildings (impact factor 2.679), IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: PART C (impact factor 2.548), IEEE Transactions on Systems, man, and Cybernetics: Part A (impact factor 2.183), Journal of Computers & Chemical Engineering (impact factor 2.019), Journal of Energy Research (impact factor 1.987), Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (impact factor 1.913), Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety (impact factor 1.901), Journal of Expert Systems with Applications (impact factor 1.854), Journal of Computers in Industry (impact factor 1.709), Journal of Industrial Management and Data Systems (IMDS) (impact factor 1.674), Journal of Structural Health Monitoring (impact factor 1.614), Journal of Design Studies (impact factor 1.545), Journal of Computers & Industrial Engineering (impact factor 1.516), Journal of Environment and Process Safety (impact factor 1.495), Journal of Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (impact factor 1.230), Journal of Soft Computing (impact factor 1.124), Journal of Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory (impact factor 1.159), Loss Prevention in Process Industry (impact factor 1.150), Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation (impact factor 1.091), and other journals with impact factor less than 1 but growing such as International Journal of Performability Engineering, Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Design, and Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy.

Patents

Control Recipe Synthesis Mechanism and Automated Solution.

 

Books

Design of a Practical Enterprise Safety Management System, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, ISBN 1-4020-2948-9.

Modern Formal Methods & Applications, Editor: Hossam A.Gabbar, Springer Publisher, 2005, ISBN: 1-4020-4222-1.

 

Book Chapters

Chemical Engineering Congress 38, Batch Process Operation Management System, Society of Chemical Engineering Japan, Maki Publishers, Japan (ISBN4-8375-0685-2).

 

Refereed Journal Papers

Hossam A.Gabbar, Lingzhi Xia, Manir, U Isham, Vladimir Ponomarev, Signal processing system design for improved shutdown system of CANDU reactor in large break of LOCA events, 2015.

Hossam A. Gabbar, Daniel Bondarenko, Sayf Elgriw, Anas Abdel Rihem, Evaluation of Potential Designs for High Performance Fusion Energy Technologies, International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology (IJLRST), volume 4, Issue 3 , 2015.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Jason Runge, Daniel Bondarenko, Lowell Bower, Devarsh Pandya, Farayi Musharavati, and Shaligram Pokharel, Performance Evaluation of Gas-Power Strategies for Building Energy Conservation, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 93, 15 March 2015, Pages 187-196.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Emmanuel Boafo, FSN-based co-simulation for fault propagation analysis in nuclear power plants, Process Safety Progress, AIChE, (DOI: 10.1002/prs.11725), 8-Dec-2014, Online ISSN: 1547-5913.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Negar Honarmand, Abdelazeem A. Abdelsalam, Resilient Microgrids for Continuous Production in Oil & Gas Facilities, Journal of Advances in Robotics and Automation, November 28, 2014, 3:3.

Harsh Deol, Hossam A.Gabbar, Fuzzy Logic-Based Safety Design for High Performance Air Compressors, International Journal of Progress in Nuclear Energy, Volume 80, April 2015, Pages 136-150.

Hossam A. Gabbar, Daniel Bondarenko, Sayf Elgriw, Functional Modeling for the Analysis of High Density Plasma Experimentation, International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology (IJLRST), volume 3, Issue 5 October 2014.

Elnara Nasimi, Hossam A.Gabbar, Signal Denoising Methods For Fault Diagnosis and Troubleshooting At CANDU® Stations, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Elsevier, 280 (2014) 481–492.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Integrated Framework for Safety Control Design of Nuclear Power Plants, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 240, Issue 10, October 2010, Pages 3550-3558.

Hossam A. Gabbar, Abdelazeem Abdelsalam, Microgrid Energy Managements in Grid-Connected and Islanded Modes based SVC, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 86, October 2014, Pages 964-972.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Daniel Bondarenko, Sajid Hussain, Farayi Musharavati and Shaligram Pokharel, Building Thermal Energy Modelling with Loss Minimization, Journal of Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 49 (2014) 110–121.

Abdelazeem A. Abdelsalam, Hossam A. Gabbar, and Adel M. Sharaf, Performance Enhancement of Hybrid AC/DC Microgrid based D-FACTS, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Volume 63, December 2014, Pages 382-393.

Elnara Nasimi, Hossam A.Gabbar, Development Of Support Tool For Control Design Of Nuclear Power Plant Using Hierarchical Control Chart (HCC), Journal of Process Systems Engineering (Accepted, Mar-2010)

Hossam A.Gabbar, Hanaa E.Sayed, Ajiboye S.Osunleke, Hara Masanobu, Design of Fault Simulator, Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Volume 94, Issue 8, August 2009, Pages 1289-1298.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Hanaa E.Sayed, Ajiboye S.Osunleke, Hara Masanobu, Analytical Process and System Design of Integrated Fault Diagnostic System, International Journal of Process Systems Engineering, Vol. 1 (2009), No. 1, pp.: 66-81.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Engineering Design for Hybrid Green Energy Production and Supply Chains. Journal of Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 24, Issue 3 (March 2009) pp 423-435.

Hanaa E. Sayed, Hossam A. Gabbar, Shigeji Miyazaki, A Hybrid Statistical Genetic-Based Demand Forecasting Expert System, Expert Systems with Applications, Volume 36, Issue 9, November 2009, Pages 11662-11670.

Hanaa E.Sayed, Hossam A.Gabbar, Shigeji Miyazaki. Advanced Evolving Kernel of Fishers Discriminant Analysis for Classification Problem. Journal of Applied Sciences, Volume: 9, Issue: 12, Page No. : 2313-2318.

Hossam A.Gabbar. Model-Based Topology Analysis for Environmentally Conscious Power Plant Operation. Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 16 (2008) pp.:1507-1516.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Modeling Approach for Flexible Production Chain Operation, IEEE Transactions on Systems, man, and Cybernetics-Part a: Systems and Humans, Vol. 38, no. 1, January 2008.

Hossam A.Gabbar. Intelligent Topology Analyzer for Improved Plant Operation. Journal of Industrial Management and Data Systems (IMDS), Vol. 107, Issue 2, pp. 229-250, 2007.

Haiquan Feng, Hossam A.Gabbar, Satoshi Tanaka, Hanaa E.Sayed, Kazuhiko Suzuki, William Gruver (2007). Integrated Life Cycle Assessment and Environmental Impact Analysis: Application on Power Plants. Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 213 - 224.

Hossam A.Gabbar. Qualitative Fault Propagation Analysis. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Vol. 20, No. 3 (2007), 260-270.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Kazuhiko Suzuki (2007), Modeling & Simulation Framework for Pollution Control of Chemical Processes, International Journal of Environment & Pollution, Vol. 29, Nos. 1/2/3, 2007, pp.165-176.

Hossam A.Gabbar. Design of Intelligent Fault Diagnostic System (FDS). Journal of Environment and Process Safety, iChem, Volume: 85, Issue: B6, pp 566-578.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Synthesis of Parallel Operation for Enhanced Chemical Plant Operation. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - PART C: Applications and Reviews, vol. 37, no. 4, July 2007, pp. 703-711.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Formal Representation of Meta-Operation of Chemical Plants, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part C, Vol. 37, No. 4, July 2007, pp. 633-643.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Atsushi Aoyama, Yuji Naka, Automated solution for control recipe generation of chemical batch plants, Journal of Computers & Chemical Engineering, 2005, Vol. 29/5, pp 949-964.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Kazuhiko Suzuki, Yukiyasu Shimada, Design of Plant Safety Model in Plant Enterprise Engineering Environment, Reliability Engineering & System Safety Journal, Vol. 73, No. 1, pp 35-47, 2001.

Conference Papers

Hossam A.Gabbar, Fault Semantic Networks for Accident Forecasting of LNG Plants, 14th International Conference, KES 2010, Cardiff, UK, September 8-10, 2010, Springer Proceedings, Part II, pp.427, ISBN-13 978-3-642-15389-1.

Elnara Nasimi, Hossam A.Gabbar, Analysis of Operational Challenges of Existing Start-up Instrumentation (SUI) of CANDU Reactors at Bruce Power Stations, International Workshop on Real Time Measurement, Instrumentation, and Control (RTMIC) IEEE, Oshawa, ON, Canada, 25-Jun-2010.

Haris Chowdhry, Hossam Gabbar, Distributed Control Algorithm for Optimum Hybrid Nuclear and Hydrogen Production Plants, International Workshop on Real Time Measurement, Instrumentation, and Control (RTMIC) IEEE, Oshawa, ON, Canada, 25-Jun-2010.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Ray Bedard, Hazard Analysis and Accident Prediction for LNG Plants, International Workshop on Real Time Measurement, Instrumentation, and Control (RTMIC) IEEE, Oshawa, ON, Canada, 25-Jun-2010.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Peter Sauer, Knowledgebase and Acquisition System for Failure and Accident Analysis of Gas Processing Facilities, International Workshop on Real Time Measurement, Instrumentation, and Control (RTMIC) IEEE, Oshawa, ON, Canada, 25-Jun-2010.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Fault Semantic Networks for Accident Forecasting of LNG Plants, 14th International Conference of Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, KES2010, Sep-2010, Wales, UK.

Hossam A.Gabbar, Safety Control Design Framework, Symposium on New Trends In Safety Engineering, 3rd International Conference on Integrity, Reliability & Failure, Porto, Portugal, 20-24 July 2009.

E.Nasimi, H.A. Gabbar, Development of Design Support Tool Using Integrated Hierarchical Control Chart (HCC) & IEC61131 for Nuclear Power Plant, CNS Annual Conference, Calgary, 30-May, 2009.

H.A.Gabbar, Activity Modeling for Qualitative and Quantitative Fault Simulation of Nuclear Power Plants, 23rd Nuclear Simulation Symposium, Ottawa-Canada, 2-4 November, 2008.

H.A.Gabbar, V.Makis, M.Kamel, Integrated Qualitative & Quantitative Fault Diagnosis, 3rd International Workshop on Computational Intelligence & Applications, IEEE SMC, Okayama, 18-Dec-2007, P1:1-5.

H.A.Gabbar, H.E.Sayed, Enterprise Energy Management Using Hybrid Energy Supply Unit (HENSU), IEEE SMC International Conference, Oct-2007, Montreal, Canada.

H.A.Gabbar, Trend Analysis Technique Using Real Time Fault Simulation for Real Time Fault Diagnosis, IEEE SMC International Conference, 11-Oct-2007, Montreal, Canada.

T.Hamaguchi, M.Inoue, T.Yoshida, K.Kawano, H.A.Gabbar, K.Takeda, Y.Shimada, T.Kitazima, and Y.Hashimoto, Integration of Multi-agent Controller and Scheduler for Multi-purpose and Multi-batch Plant. KES2007 11th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems, Italy, 12-Sep-2007.

Links

International Journal of Process Systems Engineering (IJPSE)

IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS)

IEEE SMCS, TC on Intelligent Green Production Systems (IGPS)

IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMCS)

Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS)

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)

 

Contacts

Prof. Hossam A.Gabbar, Director of Energy Safety & Control Lab (ESCL)

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science (FESNS)

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

2000 Simcoe St. North, Oshawa

L1H 7K4 ON

UA Building, Room UA 3065

E-mail: Hossam.Gabbar@uoit.ca

Tel: 905.721.8668 ext. 3757

Fax: 905.721.3046