Ehsan Abdi is the founder and director of Wind Technologies Limited in Cambridge, where he has led the commercialisation of the brushless doubly-fed machine for wind power applications. He graduated from Cambridge University with the MPhil and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering in 2003 and 2006, respectively. He obtained his BSc degree in the same subject from Sharif University of Technology in Iran in 2002. Dr Abdi has received several prestigious awards and recognitions, among which are IET Young Professional Paper Award, The Scientific Instrument Maker Award and a runner-up for the IET Innovation in Engineering Award. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and his main research interests include electrical machines and drives, electric vehicles, wind power generation, and electrical measurements and instrumentation.
2007 - Now
Wind Technologies Ltd | Founder & Director
2009 - 2018
Churchill College, University of Cambridge | Fellow
2007 - 2018
Cambridge University Engineering Department | Embedded Researcher
2019 - 2020
Southampton Business School | MSc in Digital Business
2004 - 2006
Cambridge University | PhD in Electrical Engineering
2003 - 2004
Cambridge University | MPhil in Electrical Engineering
1998 - 2002
Sharif University of Technology | BSc in Electrical Engineering
S. Abdi, E. Abdi, R. McMahon, “A New Iron Loss Model for Brushless Doubly-Fed Machines with Hysteresis and Field Rotational Losses”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, DOI: 10.1109/TEC.2021.3075629.
A. Oraee, R. McMahon, E. Abdi, S. Abdi, S. Ademi, “Influence of Pole-pair Combinations on the Characteristics of the Brushless Doubly Fed Induction Generator”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 1151-1159, 2020.
S. Abdi, E. Abdi, H. Toshani, R. McMahon, “Vibration Analysis of Brushless Doubly Fed Machines in the Presence of Rotor Eccentricity”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 1372-1380, 2020.
S. Abdi; M. Tatlow; E. Abdi; R. McMahon, S. Amiri “A New Fault Diagnosis Approach for Brushless Doubly Fed Machines for Wind Turbine Generator Applications”, Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM2020), pp. 1266-1272, August 2020, Sweden.