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M.Sc. Ahmad Al-Diab


Tel: +49 (234) 32 - 25398
Fax: +49 (234) 32 - 14597
E-Mail: aldiab@enesys.rub.de

Power Systems Technology and Power Mechatronics
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitaetsstrasse 150
44801 Bochum, Germany

Curriculum Vitae

since 2008  Research Assistant, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
2007-2008 R&D Engineer,  Delta Energy Systems (Germany) GmbH, Soest
2005-2006 Master Studies in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, FH Südwestfalen
2000-2004 Bachelor Studies in Mechatronics Engineering, Al-Balqa'a Applied University, Jordan
2000 High School Graduation
1982 Born in Kuwait


Thematic Priority

M.Sc. Ahmad AL-Diab is working towards his Ph.D. His main research area is the "Integration of Energy Storage Systems in Production Lines" which covers the mitigations of voltage drops at the feeding transmissions lines for production plants.



Al-Diab, A. & Sourkounis, C.

Integration of flywheel energy storage system in production lines for voltage drop compensation

in IECON 2011 - 37th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, (Melbourne, Australia), pp. 3882 -3887, nov.2011.

Al-Diab, A. & Sourkounis, C.

Unbalanced voltage drops compensations using flywheel energy storage system

in Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation (EPQU), 11th International Conference on, (Lissabon, Portugal), pp. 01.06.2012, oct.2011.

Al-Diab, A. & Sourkounis, C.

Voltage drops mitigations using flywheel energy storage system in production lines

in Compatibility and Power Electronics (CPE), 2011 7th International Conference-Workshop, (), pp. 119 -124, june2011.

Al-Diab, A. & Sourkounis, C.

Voltage drops mitigations using flywheel energy storage system in production lines

in Control Automation (MED), 19th Mediterranean Conference on, (Corfu, Greece), pp. 868 -873, june2011.

Al-Diab, A. & Sourkounis, C.

Voltage Drops Compensations Using Flywheel Energy Storage System

in IEEE 7th International Conference-Workshop Compatibility and Power Electronics (CPE), (Tallinn, Estonia), pp. , 2011.

Bouabana, A.; Al-Diab, A. & Sourkounis, C.

Influence of a high precision current sensor for improving the efficiency of PV power systems

in Compatibility and Power Electronics (CPE), 7th International Conference-Workshop, (Tallinn, Estonia), pp. 196 -201, june2011.


Al-Diab, Ahmad; Bouabana, Abdoulkarim & Sourkounis, Constantinos

The influence of current sensor and MPP tracking on Energy yield for PV power systems

in Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Energy Conversion (MedPower), 7th Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition on, (Agia Napa, Cyprus), pp. 01.06.2012, nov.2010.

Al-Diab, A. & Sourkounis, C.

Multi-tracking single-fed PV inverter

in 15th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON), (Valletta, Malta), pp. 1117 -1122, april2010.

Al-Diab, A. & Sourkounis, C.

Variable step size P amp;O MPPT algorithm for PV systems

in 12th International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM), (Brasov, Romania), pp. 1097 -1102, may2010.


Sourkounis, C. & Al-Diab, A.

A comprehensive analysis and comparison between Multilevel Space-Vector Modulation and Multilevel Carrier-Based PWM

in 13th Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (EPE-PEMC), (Poznan, Poland), pp. 1710 -1715, sept.2008.