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Professor Paul Barendse

Research Interests

  • Electrical Machines and Drives
  • Condition Monitoring


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Postgraduate Supervision


  • Isaac Olayiwola, Characterization and Condition monitoring of Silicon wafer-based photovoltaic cells
  • Mohammad Aminu, Nonintrusive  efficiency estimation of induction machines using Swarm Intelligent Techniques
  • Fabusuyi Aroge, Fuel Cell Condition Monitoring
  • Ester Hamatwi, Co-ordinated Control of an Offshore Wind Farm & MMC-HVDC to ensure Fault-Ride- through & frequency support capability


  • Chigozie Boniface, Condition monitoring of energy conversion system
  • Omolola Faloye, Grid tied inverter for PV cell monitoring
  • Sean Moore, Online condition monitoring Lithium IoN cells
  • Samuel Mponwana, The impact of voltage unbalance of life expectancy of LV IMS
  • Lindani Shelembe, Bidirectional inverter for LI batteries  
  • Hiskiel Stephanus, Control of a PMSG for wind applications
  • Emmauel Balogun, Condition monitoring and optimization of Polymer Electrolyte membrane fuel cells – Graduated 2018
  • Tumelo Gabaarane,  Reclosing Transients in Standard & Premium Efficiency Induction Machines in the presence of Voltage unbalance – Graduated 2018
  • Andrew Ipurale,  Fault detection strategies for an induction motorised system – Graduated 2017

Current Undergraduate Teaching 

  • Introduction to Power Engineering EEE2044S
  • Energy Conversion EEE3091F
  • Electrical Machines & Drives EEE4123C