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Associate Professor Sunetra Chowdhury

Research Interests

  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Distributed Generation
  • Power System protection
  • Microgrids and Smartgrids


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Postgraduate Supervision


  • Jeanne-Gisele Bamukunde, Inverter mitigation techniques for the control and management of PV plant
  • Tebogo Baloyi, Optimized sizing and selection of energy storage systems for grid
  • Ivani Molver, Investigation of the impact of integrating 3 phase distributed generation on voltage MV networks
  • Leonard Ndahepele, Impact of distribution generation on traditional protection systems in a distributed system & transmission system
  • Andris Simeon, Protection coordination of standalone microgrids with rational & static generators: Case Study Tsumkwe standalone microgrid  
  • Edwin Tareka, Wind resources assessments for design of optimal wind farms
  • Ndamulelo Mararakanye, Modelling and Simulation of Control Systems of Hybrid Power Systems – Graduated Dec 2017
  • Himal Patel, Techno-economic comparison of rural standalone microgrids – Graduated Dec 2018
  • Tlhoriso Matlokotsi, Voltage Profiles Electricity Networks with Wind Energy Integration – Graduated July 2017


  • Mbav Nguz, Software development for technical and economic analysis of concentrating solar power-biomass hybrid power plant
  • Avinash Ramdhin, Assessment of multiple inverter-based generation on macro-grid networks & its implementation thereof  

Current Undergraduate Teaching 

  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering: EEE1007S
  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering: EEE2041F [EEE2049W]