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Dr Mahmoud Dhimish is Lecturer in Electronics and Control Engineering at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He graduated with MSc. in Electronic and Communication Engineering (Distinction) from the University of Huddersfield. Following this he gained a Ph.D. entitled “Fault Detection and Performance Analysis of Photovoltaic Installations” also from the University of Huddersfield.

  • May 2018 – Present: Lecturer in Electronics and Control Engineering, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield.
  • April 2016 – April 2018: Lecturer in Computing and Engineering, Study Group, International Study Centre (ISC), University of Huddersfield.
  • Dec. 2017 – April 2018: PostDoctoral Research Fellow, project title: “Digital Two-way Inhalation/Exhalation profile recorder for airway disease self-training and management to help patients achieve optimal inhalation maneuvers”. School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield.
  • Jan. 2016 – Dec. 2016: Research Collaborator, project title: “PV output power enhancement using new intelligent PV configurations”. School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Leeds University.

Research Expertise and Interests

Areas of Research and Expertise:

[1].   Photovoltaic (PV) solar energy systems:

  • Simulation: MATLAB, LabVIEW, SOLARGIS, PVsyst
  • Installations: Rooftop, Façade
  • Reliability analysis: Fault detection, Hot-spots, Micro-cracks
  • Monitoring: Internet of Things (IoT), Big data analysis, High performance computing (HPC), Statistics

[2].   Prediction, forecasting and data analysis techniques:

  • Machine learning
  • Artificial neural networks
  • Neurofuzzy methods
  • Self-organizing maps

[3].   Sensitivity, risk and uncertainty analysis:

  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • First order reliability analysis
  • Set-to-set mapping

[4].   Climatology:

  • Global warming
  • Remote sensing and data assimilation
  • Climate modeling using artificial neural networks and probabilistic methods


Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mahmoud_Dhimish

Googlesholar https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=iXZX_WkAAAAJ&hl=en

Publons publons.com/a/1605528/

Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-mahmoud-dhimish-184b44153/


  • Photovoltaics
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Defect characterisation
  • Theoretical Analysis of Luminescence data
  • Solar Cell Manufacturing Issues
  • Data Classification
  • Probabilistic Modelling
  • Reliability
  • Artificial Intellegence
  • Materials
  • Solar Cells
  • Solar Energy
  • Spectroscopy
  • Microtechnology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Machine Learning

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Research Output 2016 2020

  • 26 Article
  • 6 Conference contribution
Open Access
Electric potential
Hot Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Solar cells
Electric potential
Open Access
Crystalline materials
Open Access
Crack detection
Solar cells
solar cells

Estimating the impact of azimuth-angle variations on photovoltaic annual energy production

Dhimish, M. & Silvestre, S., 1 Mar 2019, In : Clean Energy - Oxford University Press. 3, 1, p. 47-58 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Normal distribution
Solar energy
Probability density function
Distribution functions
Atmospheric humidity

Activities 2016 2019

London’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Delivery Plan: Launch Event

Mahmoud Dhimish (Participant)
17 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Evaluating Power Loss of 2580 Hot-Spotted Photovoltaic Modules Distributed Across the UK

Mahmoud Dhimish (Invited speaker)
10 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

3D Research (Journal)

Mahmoud Dhimish (Reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

Emerging Technology Conference

Mahmoud Dhimish (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Global Trends in Management, IT and Governance in an e-World International Conference (Event)

Mahmoud Dhimish (Member)
1 Dec 201815 May 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee