​​​​​​​Professor​ Maarten J. Kamper 

Electrical Machine Laboratory


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​​​​​Current (2021) postgraduate studies:​

  • Dry gravity energy storage system with Linear Vernier PM machine (completed)
  • Design of 5 MW robust split-pole reluctance synchronous wind generator (completed)
  • Performance of large-scale wound rotor synchronous wind generator with non-overlap winding technology (PhD)
  • Small-scale wind generator design optimisation of passive and active dc-grid connected systems (PhD)
  • Evaluation of slip-synchronous direct grid-connected wind generator systems (PhD)
  • Computational efficient parameter and performance calculation of electrical machines (Post Doc)
  • Synchronous condenser using DC-VRM technology for grid strength (Post Doc and Master)
  • ​Evaluation of electrical drive technology for linear dry gravity storage system (PhD)
  • Performance evaluation of epoxy-casted-rotor triple-converter-fed reluctance synchronous wind generator drive (Master)
  • Dual-converter-fed wound rotor synchronous motor drive with non-overlap windings and harmonic dc field exciter (Master)
  • Soft-start of geared induction motor fan drives (Post Doc)


​​​New (2022) postgraduate studies:

  • Two-speed wind generator system for grid strength using slip-synchronous technology
  • Wind-hydrogen system with variable DC-grid for maximum power point control
  • Levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of PV-powered motor-generator systems for grid strength
  • Development and evaluation of axial flux slip couplers for slip-synchronous wind generator technology
  • Mechanical load mitigation of direct-on-line thyristor-started large geared induction motor fan drives