Researcher biography

Dr. Mollah Rezaul Alam joined at the School of ITEE of the University of Queensland (UQ) as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in January, 2019. Prior to joining UQ, he worked at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden CO, USA, under collaborative research program between Endeavour Research Fellowship, Australia and NREL, USA. His previous employment also includes Casual Lecturer at University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia (January 2018 – June 2018), Assistant Professor at American International University-Bangladesh (January 2015 – December 2017), and Telecom Engineer with expertise in the field of Intelligent Network & Value-Added-Services at Robi Axiata Limited, Bangladesh (March 2006 – March 2011).

Dr. Alam received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) in 2005, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia in 2015.

His areas of research expertise mainly include detection, classification and characterization of power quality events, power system faults, detection of DG-islanding considering the impacts of distributed energy resources and dynamic loads. His current research interests mainly include power system analysis, renewable energy integration into electricity grid, microgrid, Transactive control framework.