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Electrical Engineering Design

Sulphur, Louisiana, United States
February 17, 2018

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Kaisar R. Khan, Ph D, P. Eng

**** ****** **** (Apt 305), Lake Charles, LA70605, USA,

Phone: 347-***-**** (M); email:

Experience Summary

Three year engineering design and project management experiences to establish a campus microgrid with smart control, protection and monitoring system: working closely with ABB Inc. USA and other local petrochemical industries.

Eight year experiences as hardware design, power system and telecommunication engineer

Seven year industry collaborative research experience as PhD student or as a post doc fellow

Five year tenure track teaching experience: teaching a wide range of undergraduate and graduate electrical engineering classes.

Skill Summery

Software: Control Builder for ABB 800XA, DCS, Powerworld, ETAP, Simulink, SLC 5000 for PLC, Maxwell 2D/3E, ISO Pro, FEM based COMSOL multi physics, Las2D

Instrumentation: ABB 800-XA, Capston CHP Microturbine, ABB power system protection and control equipment: REF/REM 615, ABB Ability: Smart Sensor, Smart inverter, Agilent signal analyzer, Agilent Infiniium 9000 series oscilloscope (scope, logic and protocol analyzer together), Quick circuit 5000, Network Analyzer

Programming Language: C++, Matlab, FORTRAN, TASM


Ph. D (EE), University of Central Florida (UCF), 2008.

MS (EE), The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), 2001


P. Eng Ontario, Canada, 2012-present

PE, Texas, USA, (Application Pending)

Professional Experiences

2014 -present Assistant Professor, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, USA


Lead the design and implementation activities of a campus Microgrid (MG) at the McNeese State University.

Closely work with industry partner ABB Inc. and local petro-chemical industries.

Prepare proposal, purchase equipment and project management as customer representative.

Implement distributed control strategy for MG: condition monitoring using smart wireless technology, protection of loads using IED etc.

Simulating the effect of STATCOM on relay operation at MG platform.


The MG is functional and is used as a training tool

Industry partner ABB Inc. show case this MG to their customer as a platform where they use multiple new smart grid technology:

Generate 4 scientific publications/presentation.

Activities: Consulting service to the collaborator’s company Kylowave Inc., Ottawa, Canada: Provide PCB fabrication techniques for BLDC motor controller

Design high current power electronic invertor circuits to drive BLDC motor drive,

Design and fabrication of switch mode power supply: including switching speed and ESD consideration.


Upgrade their existing motor controller and use that in multiple laboratory.

Complete two senior design project and one master’s thesis


Design a fault tolerant multi-phase BLDC motors and their drive using Ansys simulator.

Design an efficient pumping system for petro chemical processing system and their control.

Develop Optimum power flow using unified power flow controller (UPFC), distributed power flow controller by using FACTS devices.

Design five level inverter for renewable energy system and integrate into the MG.

Develop Power management strategy for grid connected renewable system.


Fully functional pumping system for different fluids used in chemical processes

Generate 3 scientific paper and presentation

2012 -2013 Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Canton


Design multiple motor driver for industrial applications

Develop multiple power courses in the electrical technology curriculum

Develop training materials for technician working in power system and PLC

Develop insulation testing procedure for switch gears using high voltage pulses (collaboration with national grid)


Obtain ABET accreditation of the electrical engineering technology program

Obtain grant for power system laboratory development.

Generate 10 scientific publications

2009 -2011 Postdoc Fellow, University of Ottawa, Canada


Design of integrated power from photo voltaic panel (both on grid and off grid).

Design epitaxial layers of multi-quantum well InP devices: Multi junction photovoltaic cell or semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA)

Plan future expansion of jointly owned renewable power generation units in power grid.

Develop algorithm for close loop control of PMSM to drive two stage compressors.

Analyze stabilization of wind turbine fed generator (DFIG)

Built switch mode power supply (SMPS) with harmonic analysis.


MQW devices were fabricated and tested

Generate 8 scientific publications/publication

2004 -2008 Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, USA


Successfully design and tested axial flux 2 KW high-speed permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) for space vehicle application (NASA project)

Design high torque PMSM for robust military vehicle (Lockheed Martin project).


Designed high-speed motor was fabricated and tested for one NASA subsidiary company and report was submitted with positive scientific outcome.

Prepare multiple research proposal and final reports for funding agencies. No publication due to non-disclosure agreement.

Generate 6 publication/presentation in other area of electromagnetics

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