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Taufik's Theses

List of Master's Theses with Professor Taufik as the Main Faculty Advisor

No Name Title AY Status
1
David Fowler
Design Analysis of 24-Pulse and Pulse Width Modulation STATCOM
2002 - 2003
Completed
2
James Mullins
Parallel Operation of Hybrid Loaded Resonant Power Converters
2003 - 2004
Completed
3
Patrick Wilkinson
Characterization and Comparison of Two Multiple Input Forward Converters
2004 - 2005
Completed
4
Yat Tam
Comparative Study of Sinuosoidal Pulse Width Modulation and Hysteresis Modulation Current Source Inverter
2004 - 2005
Completed
5
Akihiro Oi
Design and Simulation of Photovoltaic Water Pumping System
2004 - 2005
Completed
6
Bryan Kellogg
Evaluation of Transformer Parasitic on an Isolated Power Factor Correction Circuit
2005 - 2006
Completed
7
Matthew Marciano
A Modular Pulse Forming System for the Sustained Spheromak Physics Experiment
2005 - 2006
Completed
8
Scott Watkins
Series Loaded Resonant Converter With Digital Control
2005 - 2006
Completed
9
Patrick Luther
Zero-Voltage Switching Quasi Resonant Boost Converter
2006 - 2007
Completed
10
Kay Ohn
Analysis & Design of Multiphase DC-DC Converter with Input-Output Bypass Capacitor
2006 - 2007
Completed
11
Erin Matsumoto
The Analysis of Harmonics in A Multiple Adjustable Speed Drive System
2006 - 2007
Completed
12
Alejandro Polleri
Analysis, Modeling, and Design of A Paralleled Series Loaded Resonant Converter
2005 - 2007
Completed
13
Wesley Wong
Design and Study of Bipolar and Unipolar PWM Inverters  Using Digital Signal Processor
2006 - 2007
Completed
14
Furqan Saleemi
Analysis and Design of Multiphase Multi-Interleave DC-DC Converter with Input-Output Bypass Capacitor
2007 -  2008
Completed
15
Arief Hernadi
Analysis and Design of Improved Multiphase Interleaving DC-DC Converter with Input-Output Bypass Capacitor
2007 - 2008
Completed
16
Kevin Delrosso

Analysis and Design of Interleaving Multiphase DC-to-DC Converter with Input LC Filter

2007 - 2008
Completed
17
Sean Zich
Analysis and Design of Continuous Input Current Multiphase Interleaved Buck Converter
2008 - 2009
Completed
18
James Ruckdaschel
Harmonic Analysis of a Static VAR Compensated Mixed Load System
2008 - 2009
Completed
19
Rudianto
Analysis & Design Of Improved Multiphase Interleaving Dc-Dc Converter With Input-Output Bypass Capacitor
2007 - 2009
Completed
20
Jonathan Paolucci
Novel Current-Fed Boundary-Mode Parallel-Resonant Push-Pull Converter
2009 - 2009
Completed
21
Tadeus Gunawan
Two Phase Boost Converter
2009 - 2009
Completed
22
Scott McClusky
High Voltage Resonant Self-Tracking Current-Fed Converter
2009 - 2010
Completed
23
Michael McCarty
Determining the Optimum Operating Parameters of a Unipolar PWM Inverter
2009 - 2010
Completed
24
Kevin Palani
Power Quality Analysis of a Three-Phase Cycloconverter Under Variable Operating Conditions
2009 - 2010
Completed
25
Jesse Adamson
Pulse Density Modulated Soft Switching Cycloconverter
2009 - 2010
Completed
26
Jameson Thornton
Design and Analysis of A Wind Energy Harvesting Circuit Using Piezoelectric Polymers
2010 - 2011
Completed
27
Joseph Crowfoot
Design and Modeling of the Cal Poly DC House Power Distribution System
2010 - 2011
Completed
28
Darwin Fernandez
Modeling and Analysis of the Effects of PCB Parasitics on Integrated DC-DC Converter
2010 - 2011
Completed
29
Jeramie Bianchi
Bridgeless Active Power Factor Correction Using a Current Fed Push Pull Converter
2010 - 2011
Completed
30
Taffy Wong
Multi-Input Single-Output DC-DC Converter for the DC House Project
2010 - 2011
Completed
31
Wayland Chan
IMU Integration to the Cal Poly Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics
Simulator Power System
2010 - 2011
Completed
32
Oscar Plasentia
Modeling and Analysis of a Four-Switch Buck-Boost Dynamic Capacitor
2011 - 2012
Completed
33
Jason March
Digitally Controlled Modular Electronic Load
2011 - 2012
Completed
34
Martin Hess
Polar Field-Oriented Control with 3rd Harmonic Injection
2008 - 2012
Completed
35
Anthony Ma
Modeling and Analysis of a Photovoltaic System with a Distributed Energy Storage System
2012 - 2013
Completed
36
Kent Liang
Design of DC Light Bulb for the DC House Project
2012 - 2013
Completed
37
Daniel Forbes
Efficiency Performance Improvement Using Parallel DC-DC Converters with a Digital Controller
2008 - 2012
Completed
38
Emmanuel Loza
Cascaded High Voltage Converter With Variable Control for Pulsed Electric Field Applications
2012 - 2013
Completed
39
Edward Sibal
Smart DC Wall Plug for the DC House Project
2012 - 2013
Completed
40
Kevin Wong
Multiple Input Single Output (MISO) Tablet/Phone Charger
20122013
Completed
41
Robert Baake
A Flyback Inverter Topology Without Electrolytic Input Capacitors As Energy Storage Element
20122013
Completed
42
Ben Johnson
Modeling and Analysis of a PV Grid-Tied Smart Inverter's Support Functions
20122013
Completed
43
Timothy D. Haskell
Modeling and Analysis of a Dynamic Voltage Regulator
20122013
Completed
44
Harpreet Bassi
Design and Modeling of Centralized Distribution Network for the DC House Project
20122013
Completed
45
Austin Luan
Bidirectional Flyback DC-DC Converter for the DC House Project
20122013
Completed
46
Abesh Mubaraki
Impact of Photovoltaic System Penetration on the Operation of Voltage Regulator Equipment
20122013
Completed
47
Marvin Macairan
Design of Portable DC Light Bulb for the DC House Project
20122013
Completed
48
Jason Brinsfield
Modeling and Simulation of Parallel D-STATCOMs with Full-wave Rectifiers
20132014
Completed
49
Nicholas Weisser
Dual High-Voltage Power Supply for Use On Board a Cubesat
20132014
Completed
50
Michael Wu
Improvements to a Bidirectional Flyback DC-DC Converter for Battery System of the DC House Project
20132014
Completed
51
Kevin Mendoza
Smart Wall Outlet Design and Implementation for the DC House Project
20132014
Completed
52
Brian Luc
Digitally Controlled Two-Phase Zero-Voltage-Switching Quasi-Resonant Buck Converter
20102015
Completed
53
Brian Lin
A Low Cost Loop Measurement Tool for DC-DC Converters
20142015
Completed
54
Marc Haeberlin
Adaptive Automotive Lighting System
20142015
Completed
55
Olukayode Sodipe
Comparative Study of Wide Band Gap Silicon and Silicon Based Devices for DC Breaker Application
20152016
Completed
56
Vatssalya Karanam
A Novel Boost Converter with Input-Output Bypass Capacitor
20152016
Completed
57
Alfredo Medina
Characterization of a Low-Frequency Series Loaded Resonant Inverter
20152016
Completed
58
Cassidy Aarstad
Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter Development for Residential DC Electricity
2015- 2016
Completed
59
Kaung Htoo
Multiple-Input Single-Output Full Bridge DC-DC Converter for the DC House Project
2009- 2016
Completed
60
Khalid Althomali
Energy Management System Modeling of DC Data Center with Hybrid Energy Sources Using Neural Network
2015- 2017
Completed
61
Angelo Gallardo
Design and Construction of 1800W Modular Multiple Input Single Output Non-Isolated DC-DC Converters
2016- 2017
Completed
62
Joseph Lee
PSCAD Modeling of Battery Energy Storage Systems
2016 - 2017
Completed
63
Nathaniel Lentz
A Modified Boost Converter with Reduced Input Current Ripple
2016 - 2017
Completed
64
Kyle Hasan
PSCAD Modeling and Stability Analysis of A Microgrid
2016 - 2017
Completed
65
Maxwell Muscarella
Alternate Models of Electrical Distribution: Utilizing AC/DC Load Distribution and MISO with AC/DC Generation Sources
2016 - 2017
Completed
66
Allan Soriano
The Design of a Bridgeless Active Power Factor Correction Current-Fed Push-Pull Converter
 - 2017
Completed
67
Danny Li
Design and Analysis of a Novel Multilevel Single-Phase Interconnected H-Bridge Inverter
 - 2017
Completed
68
Richard Liu
Smart DC Wall Plug for the DC House Project
2016 - 2017
Completed
69
Matthew Guevara
Modeling and Analysis of Cal Poly Microgrid
2017 - 2018
Completed
70
Zoe Hay
A Modified Multiphase Boost Converter with Reduced Input Current Ripple: Split Inductance and Capacitance Configuration
2017 - 2018
Completed
71
Zack Eldredge
The Modified Multiphase Boost Converter: Combined Inductors and Capacitors Topology
2017 - 2018
Completed
72
Omri Nissan
A Multiphase Modified Boost Converter with Reduced Input Current Ripple: Combined Capacitors
2017 - 2018
Completed
73
Calin Bukur
A Fully Solid-State DC Circuit Breaker
2017 - 2018
Completed
74
Kevin Hua
Analysis and Study of Power System Design for Same Polytechnic College in Tanzania
2017 - 2018
Completed
75
Miles Head
AC Direct Drive LED Lighting Using Low-Cost Analog Components
2018 - 2019
Completed
76
Grace Larson
<Under NDA>
2018 - 2019
Completed
77
Jason Baltierrez
Multiple Input Single Output DC-DC Conversion Stage for DC House
 - 2019
Completed
78
Patrick Granieri
Smart DC Wall Outlet Design with Improved Load Voltage Detection
2018 - 2019
Completed
79
Brandon Nghe
Cascaded Linear Regulator with Positive Voltage Tracking Switching Regulator
2019 - 2020
Completed
80
Ernest Lei
Cascaded Linear Regulator with Negative Voltage Tracking Switching Regulator
2019 - 2020
Completed
81
Benjamin Tan
A Novel Arc Welding Power Supply with Improved Power Factor Correction
2019 - 2020
Completed
82
Kenneth Nguyen
Multiple Input Single Output Converter with Maximum Power Point Tracking
2019 - 2020
Completed
83
Kristen Chan
Multiple Input Single Output Converter with Uneven Load Sharing Control
for Improved System Efficiency
2019 - 2020
Completed
84
Chris Rotsios
Analysis and Design of an Off-Grid Residential Power System
2019 - 2020
Completed
85
Alan Nonaka
Inductor Current Ripple Effects on MPPT Performance Using Boost Converter Topology
2019 - 2020
Completed
86 Astha Adhikari Controller Modeling and Stability Analysis of Multiple Input Single Output DC-DC Converter 2020 - 2021 Completed
87 Timothy Jeong Zero Voltage Switching Hybrid Voltage Divider Controller 2020 - 2021 Completed
88 Nathan Wang High-Speed Amplitude Shift Keying Transmitter Using Resonant Converter 2020 - 2021 Completed
90 Lauren Rotsios Design and Modeling of a Distributed Network for the DC House Project 2020 - 2021 Completed
91 Oscar Ambriz   2020 - 2021  
92 Gabriel Leonides   2020 - 2021  
93 Elena Postupalskaya   2020 - 2021  
94 Pei Zhang      
95 Jeovany Vega      

 

List of Master's Theses with Professor Taufik as a Thesis Faculty Member

Name Title Major Year

Apolon Kapodistrias

The Analysis of Harmonics Injected to Small Power Systems by a Three Phase Adjustable Speed Drive

EE

2003

Ryan Star

A Study and Investigation of In-span Erbium Doped Fiber Amplification in Dense Wavelength Division Transoceanic Networks

EE

2003

Maximilian Yin Moy

A Laboratory on Conducted Emissions Testing

EE

2004

Christopher Day

The Design of an Efficient, Elegant, and Cubic Pico-satellite Electronics System

EE

2005

Sajiv Nair

Design and Simulation of CMOS Micro-power Folded Cascode Operational Amplifier

EE

2005

Jeff Alves

Design of a Power and Feedback Circuit to Charge a Defibrillation System

General Engr

2006

Eran Tal

SuPER System Prototype Design and Implementation

EE

2006

Weiming Li

A Neural Network Controller for A Class of Phase-Shifted Full-Bridge DC-DC Converter

EE

2006

Adam Shaban

Comparison of Two Glucose-Detecting Carbon Paste Electrodes using Different Enzyme Immobilization Techniques

Biomed Egr

2006

Sunny Wan

Facility Power Usage Prediction with Artificial Neural Networks

EE

2009

Hyung Joon Kim

Diverter Circuit

EE

2009

Timothy Brown

Hydroelectric System Design

EE

2010

Quanghuy Le

Sustainable Public Lighting System � Design and Implementation of a LED Luminaire

EE

2011

Alvin Hilario

Energy Harvesting From Elliptical Machines Using Four-Switch Buck-Boost Topology

EE

2011

Joseph Durago

Photovoltaic Emulator

EE

2011

Nick Lovgren

Energy Harvesting from Exercise Machines Forward Converters with a Central Inverter

EE

2011

Darren Janigian

Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Impacts on a Central California Residential Distribution Circuit

EE

2011

Matthew Norlander

Development and Prototyping of a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter for 3-Phase 480 Volt Systems

EE

2011

Henry Ureh

Impacts of Plug-In Electric Vehicle on Residential Electric Distribution System Using Stochastic and Sensitivity Approach

EE

2011

Garrett Foltz

Algae Lysis with Pulsed Electric Fields

EE

2012

Martin Kou

Energy Harvesting for Elliptical Machines: DC-DC Converter Design Using SEPIC

EE

2012

Jeffrey Wilkinson

Uniting the Nation's Power Grid: Opening Markets to Integrate Large Scale Renewable Power

EE

2012

Rithy Chhean

Vehicle-To-Grid Bidirectional Power Converter Design and Integration for 2011 Chevrolet Volt - Extended Range Electric Vehicle Drivetrain

EE

2012

Allan Agatep

Voltage Variability Analysis Using Simulated Synchrophasor Measurements

EE

2013

Ping Shih

Traffic System Control using Swarm Algorithm

EE

2013

Nathan Hara

Monitoring and Data-Logging for Stand-Alone and Grid-Tied Photovoltaic Systems

EE

2013

Ruth Huang

Designing Anti-Islanding Detection Using the Synchrophasor Vector Processor

EE

2013

Chris Arntzen

The Bicycle-Powered Smartphone Charger

EE

2013

Christopher Grasberger

The Development of a High-Performance Distributed Battery Management System for Large Lithium Ion Packs

EE

2014

Jeffrey DAmelio

Development of a Digital Controller for Motor Control Experiments in the EE 472 Lab

EE

2014

Tattiana Davenport

Three Phase Generation Using Reactive Networks

EE

2015

Garrett Germany

Analysis of Electromagnetic Launcher Design and Modeling

EE

2016

Andre Azares

Creating A Comparative Map of Relative Power for DC Arc Flash Methodologies

EE

2016

Andrew Forster

Energy Harvesting From Exercise Machines: Buck-Boost Converter Design

EE

2017

Cameron Kiddoo

 

EE

2017

Kenan Pretzer

Protective Relaying Student Laboratory

EE

2017

Eric Osborn

Protection, Automation, and Frequency Stability Analysis of A Laboratory Microgrid System

EE

2018

H. Ariel Montoya

Protection Against Ungrounded Single Phase Open Circuit Faults in 3-Phase Distribution Transformers

EE

2018

Lauren Williams

Fast Chirped Signals for a TDMA Indoor Positioning System

EE

2020

Kyman Huang Distance Estimation Using OFDM Signals for Ultrasonic Positioning EE 2020
Matthew Carroll First Order Self-Oscillating Class-D Circuit with Triangular Wave Injection EE 2021

 

 

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