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Nusrat Husain
Assistant Professor
Department of Electronics and Power Engineering

PNEC
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah Road, Karachi
Tel : +92-21-48503067

Specialization
Electrical Power Systems, HVDC Transmission Lines, Modular Multi-Level Converters

Education
PhD in Electronics Engineering, NED UET, Pakistan (In Progress), M.E in Electrical Power Systems Engineering, NED UET, Pakistan, B.E. in Electrical Engineering, NED UET, Pakistan

Assistant Professor Nusrat Husain is serving PNEC for the last 12 years. He also possesses professional experience of about 5 years in various industries. He is highly dedicated and caring faculty member and over the years, he has earned great repute among the students and faculty. He has a passion of teaching. He likes to explore new ideas, technologies and concepts.

In the Department of Electronics & Power Engineering, Mr. Nusrat Husain has been responsible for organizing industrial visits, internships, job drives for the students and assist them in getting foreign scholarships for further higher studies. He has also played a great role in college self-assessment programs, PEC accreditation visits, curriculum development, organization of IEEE IC4 Conferences and establishment of MoUs between PNEC-NUST and Chinese Universities.

Beyond his teaching and services, he is also involved in research and development activities.His dedication to teaching, services, and research places him among the very best teacher at this institute.


Trainings:


Seminars

 

1

International Summit on Wind Energy

3 Nov 2016, at Marriot Hotel Karachi

 

2

CPD framework for Professional development of Engineers (0.5 CPD )

PEC, PNEC auditorium, 20 Aug2013

 

3

Power Generation from Thar Coal

IEP FPCCI 2008

 

Workshops

 

4

One day workshop on “The outcome-based assessment system of Accreditation & education” (1.0 CPD point)

 

PEC, PNEC auditorium

2014

5

Best Practices in Adult Teaching

Teacher Development Center, PNEC 2012

 

6

LMS Training

PNEC 2012

 

7

Development of Instructional Skills, In Perspective of Modern Era

PN School of Management 2012

 

 

8

Matlab Fundamentals

PNEC 2011

 

9

PLCs

CCEE, NED University, 2009

 

10

ISO 9001-2002

SGS Pvt. Limited 2005

 

11

Terco Scan Drive Training

Technology Links 2006

 

12

On Power Plant Performance and Economics

 

KESC 2005

13

MS Office Advanced

CCEE, NED University, 2004

 ​

Engaged mainly in research areas of Electrical Power Systems, HVDC Transmission Systems, Modular Multi-Level Converters (MMCs), Wind and Solar Renewable Energies.

Following Engineering and research projects have been supervised at PNEC-NUST.

S No

Project Title

Remarks

1.

TO DESIGN AND FABRICATE A CONVERTER BASED ON MODULAR MULTILEVEL CONVERTER (MMC) TOPOLOGY SUITABLE FOR HVDC APPLICATIONS

 

Lab Trainer

2.

GRID TIE INVERTER WITH SPACE VECTOR MODULATION CONTROL

 

Co-Supervised, Lab Trainer

3.

DESIGN OF NON-INVERTING BUCK BOOST CONVERTER FOR INTEGRATION WITH PV MODULE

 

Co-Supervised, Lab Trainer

4.

TO DESIGN, SIMULATE AND FABRICATE A MODULAR MULTI LEVEL CONVERTER (MMC) FOR DC TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS

 

Lab Trainer

5.

DESIGN, SIMULATE AND FABRICATE A SOLAR POWERED AUTO IRRIGATION SYSTEM SUITABLE FOR AGRICULTURAL LAND

ICT R&D FUNDED Project

6.

TO DESIGN, SIMULATE AND FABRICATE A COMPREHENSIVE SCHEME SHOWING VARIOUS TYPES OF FAULT RELATED TO POWER SYSTEMS ALONGWITH PROTECTIONS

 

Lab Trainer

7.

DESIGNING AND FABRICATION OF A MODULE SHOWING HARMONICS GENERATION AND THEIR MITIGATION IN POWER ELECTRONIC BASED SYSTEMS

 

Lab Trainer

8.

LOAD FLOW AND FAULT ANALYSIS OF K-ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

 

Open Access Journal Paper Published

9.

GSM BASED INTELLIGENT MONITORING AND CONTROL OF PMTS

Co-Supervised, ICT R&D FUNDED Project, Obtained 1st position in All Pakistan ICT R&D Competition

 

10.

A MULTILEVEL INVERTER (MLI) FOR HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE (HEV) APPLICATION

 

Co-Supervised, Lab Trainer

11.

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF DCS TRAINNER MODULE FOR INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

 

Co-Supervised, Lab Trainer

12.

DESIGNING & FABRICATION A COMPREHENSIVE SCHEME SHOWING INTERCONNECTION OF TWO NEIGHBORING POWER SYSTEMS VIA DC-LINK TIE LINE & SIMULATE ITS MODEL IN SIMSCAPE/SIMPOWERSYSTEMS SIMULATOR

Paper presented in IMTIC’15 Multi Topic international conference, 11-13th Feb 2015, Mehran University, Jamshoro, Pakistan;

Lab Trainer for

Electrical Power Transmission & Distribution (EE-367)

 

13.

TO DESIGN, SIMULATE AND FABRICATE PV (PHOTOVOLTAIC) BASED POWER GENERATION TRAINER MODULE WITH PURE SINE WAVE INVERTER AND POWER TRACKING SYSTEM

Selected as Best Project in Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO) Exhibition

 

14.

TO DESIGN, FABRICATE AND ANALYZE A LABORATORY PROTOTYPE MODEL FOR LOW VOLTAGE DIRECT CURRENT (LVDC) RADIAL AND RING MAIN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM ALONGWITH ASSOCIATED PROTECTIONS.

 

Lab Trainers

15.

TO DESIGN AND FABRICATE A VOLTAGE SOURCE CONVERTER (VSC) ON DSTATCOM FOR BETTER PERFORMANCE OF POWER DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS

Paper accepted in International Conference on Energy Systems and Policies (ICESP- 24-26th Nov 2014) (IEEE Xplore) Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan, Participated in Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO) Exhibition

 

16.

TO DESIGN, SIMULATE AND FABRICATE SCALED MODEL OF 220 KV HIGH VOLTAGE AC (HVAC) TRANSMISSION LINES ALONG WITH PROTECTIONS

 

Lab Trainer

 

17.

DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF NEUTRAL POINT CLAMPED (NPC) MULTILEVEL INVERTER FOR AC MOTOR DRIVE SYSTEM

Co-Supervised, Paper published in Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology (JMEST) ISSN: 3159-0040 Vol. 2 Issue 9, September – 2015, pp 2428-2431

 

18.

TO DESIGN AND SIMULATE A MODEL OF POWER GENERATING PLANT VIA UTILIZING WIND FARM OF 50 MW IN COLLABORATION WITH ABB PAKISTAN

Industry-Academia collaboration;

Paper presented in International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies (ICEET), Superior University Lahore (March 20 – 21, 2014),

Another Paper presented in 1st International Young Engineers Convention (FIYEC), Lahore (April 18 – 20, 2014),

Another paper presented in 29th IEEEP Student Research Seminar, MUET Jamshoro (February 22, 2014),

Another paper submitted in Technocrat – PNEC NUST, Karachi

 

19.

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCT A REACTIVE POWER INJECTION AND POWER FACTOR CORRECTION SCHEME USING STATIC CAPASITORS ALONG WITH VOLTAGE STABILIZATION FOR THREE PHASE POWER DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS 

 

Lab Trainer

20.

TO DESIGN AND FABRICATE INDUSTRIAL BASED TRAINER MODULES FOR DEMONSTRATING VARIOUS APPLICATIONS OF POWER ELECTRONICS ALONG WITH CIRCUIT’S SIMULATION THROUGH SOFTWARE

 

Lab Trainer

21.

TO DESIGN AND FABRICATE A COMPREHENSIVE SCHEME SHOWING PARALLEL OPERATION OF 3 PHASE DELTA WYE TRANSFORMER ALONG WITH THEIR DIFFERENTIAL PROTECTION AND TAP CHANGING ARRANGMENT FOR PROPER VOLTAGE REGULATION

 

Lab Demonstrator

22.

TO DESIGN, SIMULATE AND FABRICATE A SCALED MODEL OF POWER TRANSMISSION LINE

 

Lab Demonstrator

23.

TO DESIGN AND FABRICATE MOTOR CONTROL CENTER (MCC) INCLUDING DIRECT ON- LINE (DOL), STAR DELTA AND REVERSING STARTERS ALONG WITH CRAWLING AND OVER CURRENT PROTECTION FOR 3-PHASE AC MOTOR

 

Lab Demonstrator

24.

TO DESIGN AND FABRICATE A COMPREHENSIVE PROTECTION SCHEME FOR 3 PHASE POWER DISTRIBUTION FEEDERS

Lab Demonstrator

25.

TO DESIGN & FABRICATE SLIP ENERGY RECOVERY SCHEME FOR THREE PHASE SLIP RING INDUCTION MOTOR USING KRAMER CONTROL TECHNIQUE

 

Lab Demonstrator

26.

TO DESIGN & FABRICATE A SCALED HIGH VOLTAGE DC (HVDC) ELECTRICAL POWER TRANSMISSION LINE

 

Lab Demonstrator

27.

DESIGNING & FABRICATION OF WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER VIA STRONGLY COUPLED MAGNETIC

 RESONANCE.

 

Lab Demonstrator

28.

TO DESIGN AND FABRICATE DYNAMIC BRAKING SYSTEM FOR AC THREE PHASE INDUCTION MOTOR USING DC-INJECTION TECHNIQUE OR CAPACITOR BRAKING.

 

Lab Demonstrator

29.

DESIGNING & FABRICATION OF PROTOTYPE SOLID STATE AUTOMATIC TRANSFER SWITCH (HYBRID SWITCH) OF ABOUT 10 AMPERES RATING.

 

Co-Supervised, Lab Demonstrator

30.

TO DESIGN AND FABRICATE A CONTROLLING SCHEME INCLUDING REVERSING STARTER WITH DYNAMIC BRAKING AND FIELD CONTROL FOR DC MOTOR.

 

Lab Demonstrator

31.

DESIGN AND FABRICATE A DEMONSTRATING GROUND FAULT INTERRUPTER CIRCUIT FOR PERSONNEL SAFETY AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARDS.

 

Lab Demonstrator

32.

CURRENT TESTING UNIT FOR MINIATURE CIRCUIT BREAKER.

 

Lab Demonstrator

33.

DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF THREE PHASE MULTI PROTECTION RELAYING DEVICE.

 

Lab Demonstrator


Journal Research P​apers

S.No

Name of Authors

Title of Paper

Title of Journal, ISSN, Volume, Number or Issue No, Pages No. and Date of Publication, Web-link

Whether Funded by NUST

1

Ashraf Yahya, Nusrat Husain, Dr Syed M Usman Ali

Multilevel Inverter-a survey for MV and HV applications

International Journal of Scientific & Engineering  Research, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp  1453 -1460, January-2015 ISSN 2229-5518

No

2

Ashraf Yahya, Talha Waqar, Nusrat Husain, Dr Syed M Usman Ali

Hybrid Multilevel Topology Based High Power Quality Inverter

Journal Of Engineering Science And Technology 2(9):3159-40, October 2015 

No

3

M Naveed Malik, Ateeb Iftikhar, M Asim Siddiqui,  Nusrat Husain and Akif Nadeem

LOAD FLOW ANALYSIS OF AN EHT NETWORK USING ETAP®

Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology (JMEST) ISSN: 2458-9403 Vol. 3 Issue 6, June – 2016

No


Conference Research Papers

S.No

Name of Authors

Title of Paper

Title of Conference, dates, Country, Web-link

1

A.R. Shaikh, A.S. Larik, M.A. Mahar, Ashraf Yahya, Nusrat Husain

Improving Transmission system performance using Power Electronics based FACTS controllers

IEEEP annual symposium Karachi ,16 April 2009

2   

Talal Khan Zai, Nusrat Husain, Qamar Zia, Muhammad Usman

Applications of Advanced Power Electronics in Harnessing Electrical Power from DFIG and PMSG Based Wind Farms and Associated Power Quality Issues

International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies (ICEET), Superior University Lahore (March 20 – 21, 2014)

 

3   

Talal Khan Zai, Nusrat Husain, Qamar Zia, Muhammad Usman

Stand-Alone and Grid Connected Operations of Wind Turbine under different Circumstances

1st International Young Engineers Convention (FIYEC), Lahore (April 18 – 20, 2014)

 

4   

Talal Khan Zai, Nusrat Husain, Qamar Zia, Muhammad Usman

Advanced Trends in Harnessing Electrical Power by Wind Farms using DFIG and Back-to-Back Converters

29th IEEEP Student Research Seminar, MUET Jamshoro (February 22, 2014)

 

5

S. Fahad Bin Shakil, Nusrat Husain, M.Daniyal Wasim, Shayan Junaid

Improving the performance and efficiency of power networks using power electronics based FACTS controllers

International Conference on Energy Systems and Policies, Islamabad (ICESP-2014) 

6

Syed Shaheer Khurshid,

Nusrat Husain,

M. Arsalan Mushtaq,

Usman Farooq

Interconnection of Asynchronous Power Grids Using VSC-HVDC Systems

International Multi-topic Conference (IMTIC) Mehran University Jamshoro Pakistan, 11-13 Feb 2015

7

Nusrat Husain, Ashraf Yahya, S M Usman Ali

Modular Multilevel Converters - An
Emerging Trend in Advanced HVDC Systems

4th International conference on Energy, environment, and sustainable
development (EESD-2016),1-3 Nov 16, Mehran University of E&T

8

Naqash khan, Ashraf Yahya, Syed M Usman Ali, Nusrat Husain

High gain DC-DC converter for integration of renewable sources to Multilevel Inverter

International conference on emerging trends in Telecommunication and Electronic Engineering ICE(TE)2, 27-28 Feb 2018, Karachi, Pakistan. http://www.etrg.pk/

 

Trainings

Seminars

 

1

International Summit on Wind Energy

3 Nov 2016, at Marriot Hotel Karachi

 

2

CPD framework for Professional development of Engineers (0.5 CPD )

PEC, PNEC auditorium, 20 Aug2013

 

3

Power Generation from Thar Coal

IEP FPCCI 2008

 

Workshops

 

4

One day workshop on “The outcome based assessment system of Accreditation & education” (1.0 CPD point)

PEC, PNEC auditorium

2014

5

Best Practices in Adult Teaching

Teacher Development Center, PNEC 2012

 

6

LMS Training

PNEC 2012

 

7

Development of Instructional Skills, In Perspective of Modern Era

PN School of Management 2012

 

 

8

Matlab Fundamentals

PNEC 2011

 

9

PLCs

CCEE, NED University, 2009

 

10

ISO 9001-2002

SGS Pvt. Limited 2005

 

11

Terco Scan Drive Training

Technology Links 2006

 

12

On Power Plant Performance and Economics

KESC 2005

13

MS Office Advanced

CCEE, NED University, 2004

 ​

Over 13 years of teaching experience at NUST.


Course taught:

-  Power Engineering

-  Power System Analysis & Design

-  Power Generation

-  Power Transmission

-  Power Distribution & Utilization

-  Power System Protection

-  Power System Operation & Control

-  Power Electronics

-  Basic Electronics

-  Electrical Engineering

-  Electric Circuits Analysis

-  Engineering Economics

-  Electrical Machines

-  DC Machines and Drives

-  AC Machines and Drives

-  Electrical Machine Design & Equipment Training

About 5 years of industry work experience, working in the following organizations inPakistan:

-  Karachi Electric Supply Corporation

-  Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Commission

-  Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission