Khoa Dang Hoang


  • University of Huddersfield
    HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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Khoa Dang Hoang received the B.Eng. and M.Sc.(Eng.) degrees from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in 2002 and 2005, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, in 2011, all in electrical and electronics engineering.

From 2011 to 2021, he was a Research Associate and then a Research and Development Engineer in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK. Since 2021, he is a lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering at University of Huddersfield, UK.

Khoa Hoang is a PEMD expert with strong track-record (11 years) on technical leading multi-million R&D industry projects. His research interests include power conversion, electrical drives, electrical machine design and analysis, electric transportation, hydrogen powertrain, energy storage, smart-house, and microgrid. 

Selected facts
PI overall consortium project value £335k.
Co-PI overall consortium project value £520k.
Research Lead (none PI/Co-PI) with overall consortium project value over £6m.

List of R&D projects

June.2023-now: KTP - Advance control development for actuator (£220k, Co-PI and academic lead)
Apr.2023-now: CleanGrid-InnovateUK (total £300,000; £86,000 as PI)
Nov.2022-Feb.2023: Hydrogen powertrain-InnovateUK (total £50,000; £30,000 as PI)
Sep.2022-now: V2X-InnovateUK (total £300,000; £86,000 as Co-PI)
June.2021-Dec.2021: ROTATOR-Horizon2020 (€3,455,024). Technical lead
Sep.2020-Dec.2021: University of Sheffield award (£5,000 as PI)
June. 2019-Dec. 2021: EDISON-InnovateUK (£1,950,639). Technical lead
Jul. 2016-Sep. 2019: IMPACT-InnovateUK (£1,866,143). Technical lead
Oct. 2015-June 2016: Qatar power system transition to a smart grid-Qatar Foundation (£85,000). Technical Lead
Nov. 2013-Sep. 2015: ProtoDrive-InnovateUK (£394,396). Technical lead
Aug. 2011-Nov. 2013: PMOB. EU-EP7 project (€476,200). Technical lead
Completed a couple sub-contracts focusing on electrical machine drives.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Electrical Drives
  • Electrical machine analysis
  • Electric vehicle drive-train modelling
  • Modulation techniques
  • Microgrid
  • Hydrogen fuel cell systems
  • Smart Grid and Energy Management
  • Vehicle2X
  • Energy storage devices
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Converters
  • Advance Control Development
  • Fault Tolerant Drive


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