​​​​​Professor​ Maarten J. Kamper 

Electrical Machine Laboratory


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​​​​​Current postgraduate studies:​

  • Dry gravity energy storage system with Linear Vernier PM machine
  • Design of 5 MW robust split-pole reluctance synchronous wind generator
  • Analysis and performance evaluation of large-scale wound rotor synchronous wind generator with non-overlap winding technology
  • Small-scale wind generator design optimisation of passive and active dc-grid connected systems
  • Evaluation of slip-synchronous direct grid-connected wind generator systems
  • Computational efficient parameter and performance calculation of electrical machines
  • Soft-start of geared induction motor fan drives


​​​New postgraduate studies:

  • ​Synchronous condenser using DC-VRM technology for grid strength
  • Evaluation of electrical drive technology for linear dry gravity storage systems
  • Performance evaluation of epoxy-casted-rotor reluctance synchronous wind generator drive
  • Hybrid excited PM generator design and control (2-speed system) for grid compliance of slip-synchronous wind generators
  • Direct DC-grid connected wind generators with variable DC-grid-voltage control
  • Development and evaluation of axial flux slip couplers for slip-synchronous wind generator (SSWG) technology
  • Multi-phase wound rotor synchronous motor drive with non-overlap stator windings and harmonic dc field winding exciter