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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


Nowadays, I act as a Lead Guest Editor of a Special Issue "Reliability Analysis for Photovoltaic Systmes" in Electronics Journal - Accordingly I would like to invite you to submit your technical or review papers, deadline for manuscript submission 31st May 2020. Link https://www.mdpi.com/journal/electronics/special_issues/reliability_photovoltaic


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/


  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Photovoltaics
  • Wind Energy
  • Solar Energy
  • Artificial Intellegence
  • Machine Learning
  • Fault Detection
  • Reliability Analysis
  • Defect Characterisation
  • Probabilistic Modelling
  • Data Classification
  • Microtechnology
  • Nanotechnology

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Research Output 2016 2020

  • 30 Article
  • 6 Conference contribution
Open Access
Electric potential
Hot Temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Solar cells
Electric potential
Open Access
Crystalline materials

Current limiter circuit to avoid photovoltaic mismatch conditions including hot-spots and shading

Dhimish, M. & Badran, G., 31 Jul 2019, In : Renewable Energy. 145, p. 2201-2216 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Networks (circuits)
Operational amplifiers
Circuit simulation
Power generation

Development of Novel Solar Cell Micro Crack Detection Technique

Dhimish, M. & Mather, P., 2 Aug 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing. 32, 3, p. 277 -285 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Crack detection
Solar cells
solar cells

Activities 2016 2019

forecasting (Journal)

Mahmoud Dhimish (Editor)
26 Sep 201930 Sep 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

AI-based photovoltaic fault detection algorithm

Mahmoud Dhimish (Invited speaker)
25 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Electronics (Switzerland) (Journal)

Mahmoud Dhimish (Editor)
30 Aug 201931 May 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work


Mahmoud Dhimish (Examiner)
19 Aug 2019

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

WLAN Protocol and Network Architecture Selection for Real-time Applications

Mahmoud Dhimish (Speaker)
18 Aug 201919 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation