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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 2019

  • 24 Article
  • 6 Conference contribution
Open Access
Electric potential
Hot Temperature
Open Access
Solar cells
Electric potential
Open Access
Crystalline materials

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
solar radiation
weather station

Activities 2016 2018

3D Research (Journal)

Mahmoud Dhimish (Reviewer)
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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, ...

Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (Event)

Mahmoud Dhimish (Reviewer)

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

IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs (Journal)

Mahmoud Dhimish (Reviewer)
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Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review