Kennedy A. Aganah

Kennedy AganahAssistant Professor

118-B Luther Foster Hall

Department of Electrical Engineering

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee AL 36088

Phone: (334) 724-4470

Fax: (334)727-4806

E-mail: kaganah@tuskegee.edu

Education

PhD, Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, U.S.A., 2013

MS, Electrical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee Institute, AL, U.S.A., 2009

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah Univ. of Sc. & Tech., Kumasi Ghana, 2002

Research Interests

Dr. Aganah’s research interests are in the area of Power Electronics (multi-level, single-phase, 3-phase converter), Microgrid/Smart Grid Technologies, and Renewable Energy Systems.

Teaching

EENG 0587/493I: Power Electronics

EENG 0540/493L: Power System Analysis

EENG 0542: Renewable Energy

EENG 423: Energy Conversions Laboratory

EENG 325L Electronics I Laboratory I

Publications

Kennedy Aganah, Benozir Ahmed, Aleck W. Leedy, “Single-phase multilevel inverter topology for distributed DC sources," 2016 IEEE 7th Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conf., NYC, NY, USA, 2016, pp. 1-6.

Kennedy Adinbo Aganah, and Olorunfemi Ojo. "Generalized Carrier-Based PWM Method for a 12-Switch Converter." Open Engineering 6.1 (2016).

Kennedy Aganah, “An Investigation of Sensitivity of Vector Controlled DFIG to Rotor Position and Machine Parameter Measurement Errors,". International Journal of Emerging Trends in Electrical and Electronics, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 74–78, June 2015.

Kennedy Aganah, “Reduced Switching Loss Using DC - Bus Clamping PWM Techniques for Nine - Switch Converter,". International Journal of Emerging Trends in Electrical and Electronics, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 68–73, June 2015.

Kennedy Aganah, O. Ojo, “Pulsed-Width Modulation Technique for Family of (3N+3)-Switch Converters,". in the Conference Record of the IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2014), pp. 1035–1042,Pittsburgh PA, September 14-18, 2014.

Kennedy Aganah, Sosthenes Karugaba, O. Ojo, “Space Vector and Carrier-Based PWM Modulation Schemes for Maximum Utilization of Voltage Sources of a Nine-Switch Converter," in the Conference Record of the IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2012), pp. 2521–2528 , Raleigh, NC, September 15–20, 2012.

K. A. Aganah, B. Pokharel, O. Ojo, “The steady-state interaction of a grid-connected doubly-fed induction generator and the wind turbine," in the Conf. Record of the IEEE ECCE, pp. 2657–2663, Phoenix, AZ, September 17–22, 2011.

Aleck Leedy, Liping Guo, K. A. Aganah, “A Constant Voltage MPPT Method for a Solar Powered Boost Converter with DC Motor Load," in IEEE Southeastcon Proceedings, 2011, 15-18 March 2011.

K. A. Aganah, A.W. Leedy, “A constant voltage maximum power point tracking method for solar powered systems," IEEE 43rd Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (SSST), pp.125–130, 14–16 March 2011.

Associations/Affiliations

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE),

IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) ,

IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS),

IEEE Power Electronics Society (PES),

IEEE Systems Council,

IEEE Standards Association

IEEE Smart Grid Community,

IEEE Young Professionals,

Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society, and

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).