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About Omar Ellabban

Omar Ellabban was born in Egypt in 1975. He received the Bsc from Helwan University with honors, Egypt in 1998 and the Msc degree from Cairo University, Egypt in 2005, both in Electric Power and Machines Engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium in May 2011 with the greatest distinction.
In May 2011, he joined the R&D Department, Punch Powertrain, Sint-Truiden, Belgium, where he and his team developed a next generation, high- performing hybrid powertrain.
His research interests include motor drives, artificial intelligent, power electronics converters design, modeling and control, electric and hybrid electric vehicles control, DSP-based system control and switched reluctance motor control for automotive applications.


Present Research and Development Director, Iberdrola ‐ Research and Development

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Z-source Inverter (15)

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