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Muhammad Ali Ayub Towhidi

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Muhammad Ali Ayub Towhidi is a PhD student at the University of Windsor. He is associated with the Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy (CHARGE) Labs for his PhD research on cooling solution of motors in electric vehicle application under the supervision of Dr. Narayan C. Kar.

Qualifications

M.Sc in Electrical Engineering, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada (ongoing).
BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2017.

Teaching expertise

• Electromechanical Systems
• Engineering Mathematics

Research Interests

• Thermal modelling of traction motors
• Heat transfer

Research Projects and Awards

Research Projects:
• Mechanical drawing of an automotive testing system, D&V Electronics Ltd, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada.
• Modelling of heat dissipation in an electric powertrain brake resistor, D&V Electronics Ltd, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada.

Awards:
• Research Assistantship from the University of Windsor
• Teaching Assistantship from the University of Windsor
• Entrance Scholarship from the University of Windsor

Research Publications

Journal Papers:
1. F. Ahmed, M. Towhidi, E. Ghosh, S. Mukundan, H. Dhulipati, and N. C. Kar, “LPTN Modelling for Thermal Characterization and Protection of an Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (IPMSM) for Electric Vehicle Application”, submitted to The IET Journal of Engineering, 2020.
2. P. Roy, A. J. Bourgault, M. Towhidi, P. Song, Z. Li, S. Mukundan, G. Rankin, and N. C. Kar, “An Algorithm for Effective Design and Performance Investigation of Active Cooling System for Required Temperature and Torque of PM Traction Motor,” submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 2020.

Conference papers:
1. M. Towhidi, F. Ahmed, S. Mukundan, Z. Li, and N. C. Kar, “Lumped Parameter Thermal Network Modeling for Online Temperature Prediction of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor for Different Drive Cycles in Electric Vehicle Applications,” SAE World Congress Experience Conference, Detroit, USA, April 2020.
2. P. Roy, M. Towhidi, F. Ahmed, S. Mukundan, H. Dhulipati, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Hybrid Technique for Thermal Analysis of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Used in Electric Vehicle Application,” SAE World Congress Experience Conference, Detroit, MI, April 21-23, 2020.
3. P. Roy, M. Towhidi, F. Ahmed, A.J. Bourgault, S. Mukundan, A. Balamurali, and N.C. Kar, “A Comprehensive Review of Thermal Design and Analysis of Traction Motors,” IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Vancouver, Canada, June 2019.
4. F. Ahmed, P. Roy, M. Towhidi, G. Feng, and N.C. Kar, “CFD and LPTN Hybrid Technique to Determine Convection Coefficient in End-winding of TEFC Induction Motor with Copper Rotor,” IEEE 45th Annual Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2019.
5. P. Roy, A. Bourgault, F. Ahmed, M. Towhidi, S. Mukandan, H. Dhulipati, E. Ghosh, and N.C. Kar, “Thermal Representation of Interior and Surface Mounted PMSMs for Electric Vehicle Application,” IEEE 45th Annual Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2019.

Skills

Business Planning 90%
Business Law 70%
Lecture Skill 100%