Dr Muhammad Majid Gulzar

Assistant Professor

Office: 22/227

Phone: +966-13-860-5145

Email: muhammad.gulzar(at)kfupm.edu.sa

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  • Post-Doctorate (Control Science and Engineering), Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, 2019
  • PhD (Control Science & Engineering), University of Science & Technology of China, Hefei, China, 2016
  • MS (Electrical Engineering), University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, 2012


  • CIE 301 Numerical Methods
  • CIE 315 Signals and Systems
  • Operation and Control of Renewable Energy Systems
  • Linear System Theory
  • Distributed Control and Multi-agent Systems
  • Nonlinear Systems and Control
  • Sensors-Actuators and Electronic Devices
  • Linear Control Systems
  • Industrial Process Control
  • Instrumentation and Measurements
  • Machines and Transformers
  • Linear Algebra

Research Interests

  • Operation and Control of Renewable Energy Systems
  • Optimization Techniques and Applications
  • Micro/Smart Grid
  • Multi-agent Networks
  • Analysis and Design of Linear/Nonlinear Systems

Selected Publications

  1. Muhammad Yaqoob Javed, Ali Faisal Murtaza, Qiang Ling, Shahid Qamar, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, “A Novel MPPT design using Generalized Pattern Search for Partial Shading”, Energy and Buildings. Vol. # 133, pp 59-69, December 2016. (IF = 4.069)
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378778816309252 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.09.054)
  2. Daud Sibtain, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Kamal Shahid, Imran Javed, Sadia Murawwat, Muhammad Majid Hussain. “Stability Analysis and Design of Variable Step-Size P&O Algorithm Based on Fuzzy Robust Tracking of MPPT for Standalone/Grid Connected Power System”, Sustainability. Vol. # 14, Issue # 15: 8986, July 2022. (IF = 3.889)
    https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/14/15/8986 (https://doi.org/10.3390/su14158986)
  3. Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Majid Gulzar. “Master-Slave Design for Frequency Regulation in Hybrid Power System under Complex Environment”, IET Renewable Power Generation. Vol. # 16, Issue # 11, July 2022. (IF = 3.034)
    https://ietresearch.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1049/rpg2.12553 (https://doi.org/10.1049/rpg2.12553)
  4. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Muhammad Iqbal, Sulman Shahzad, Hafiz Abdul Muqeet, Muhammad Shahzad, Muhammad Majid Hussain, “Load Frequency Control (LFC) Strategies in Renewable Energy‐Based Hybrid Power Systems: A Review”, Energies. Vol. # 15, Issue # 10: 3488, May 2022. (IF = 3.004)
    https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/15/10/3488 (https://doi.org/10.3390/en15103488)
  5. Akrama Khan, Hasnain Ahmad, Syed Muhammad Ahsan, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Sadia Murawwat, “Coordinated LVRT Support for a PMSG-based Wind Energy Conversion System Integrated into a Weak AC-Grid”, Energies. Vol. # 14, Issue # 20:6588, October 2021. (IF = 3.004)
    https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/14/20/6588 (https://doi.org/10.3390/en14206588)
  6. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Daud Sibtain, Arslan Ahmad, Imran Javed, Sadia Murawwat, Imran Rasool, Aamir Hayat. “An Efficient Design of Adaptive Model Predictive Controller for Load Frequency Control in Hybrid Power System”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems. Vol. # 2022, Article ID # 7894264, pp 1-14, April 2022. (IF = 2.860)
    https://www.hindawi.com/journals/itees/2022/7894264/ (https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/7894264)
  7. Mingyang Xie, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Huma Tehreem, Muhammad Yaqoob Javed, Syed Tahir Hussain Rizvi. “Automatic Voltage Regulation of Grid Connected Photovoltaic System Using Lyapunov Based Sliding Mode Controller: A Finite-Time Approach”, International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems. Vol. # 18, Issue # 6, pp 1550-1560, June 2020. (IF = 2.181)
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12555-019-0563-x (https://doi.org/10.1007/s12555-019-0563-x)
  8. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Syed Tahir Hussain Rizvi, Muhammad Yaqoob Javed, Daud Sibtain, Rubab Salah-ud-Din. “Mitigating the Load Frequency Fluctuations of Interconnected Power Systems using Model Predictive Controller”, Electronics. Vol. # 8, Issue # 2:156, February 2019. (IF = 2.11)
    https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/8/2/156 (https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8020156)
  9. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Syed Tahir Hussain Rizvi, Muhammad Yaqoob Javed, Umer Munir, Haleema Asif. “Multi-agent Cooperative Control Consensus: A Comparative Review”, Electronics. Vol. # 7, Issue # 2:22, February 2018. (IF = 2.11)
    http://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/7/2/22 (https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics7020022)
  10. Muhammad Yaqoob Javed, Adeel Feroz Mirza, Ali Hasan, Syed Tahir Hussain Rizvi, Qiang Ling, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Muhammad Umair Safder, Majad Mansoor. “A Comprehensive Review on PV Based System to Harvest Maximum Power”, Electronics. Vol. # 8, Issue # 12:1480, December 2019. (IF = 1.764)
    https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/8/12/1480 (https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8121480)
  11. Daud Sibtain, Ali F. Murtaza, Naveed Ahmed, Hadeed Ahmed Sher, Muhammad Majid Gulzar. “Multi Control Adaptive Fractional Order PID Control Approach for PV/Wind Connected Grid system”, International Transactions of Electrical Energy System. Vol. # 31, Issue # 4, pp 1-21, April 2021. (IF = 1.692)
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2050-7038.12809 (https://doi.org/10.1002/2050-7038.12809)
  12. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Daud Sibtain, Ali F. Murtaza, Sadia Murawwat, Muhammad Saadi, Ahlam Jameel. “Adaptive Fuzzy based Optimized Proportional-Integral Controller to Mitigate the Frequency Oscillation of Multi-Area Photovoltaic Thermal System”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems. Vol. # 31, Issue # 1, pp 1-20, January 2021. (IF = 1.692)
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/2050-7038.12643 (http://doi.org/10.1002/2050-7038.12643)
  13. Iqra Manzoor, Sadia Murawwat, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Ahlam Jameel, Muhammad Saadi. “Secure indoor traffic modeling in long-term evolution femtocell networks using efficient Markov decision process”, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies. ett.4090, pp 1-14, June 2020. (IF = 1.594)
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ett.4090 (https://doi.org/10.1002/ett.4090)
  14. Daud Sibtain, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Ali F Murtaza, Sadia Murawwat, Muhammad Iqbal, Imran Rasool, Amir Hayat, Arslan Arif. “Variable Structure Model Predictive Controller based Gain Scheduling for Frequency Regulation in Renewable based Power System”, International Journal of Numerical Modelling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields. (IF = 1.296)
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jnm.2989 (https://doi.org/10.1002/jnm.2989)
  15. Fahad Usman Khan, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Daud Sibtain, Hafiz Muhammad Usman, Aamir Hayat. “Variable step size fractional incremental conductance for MPPT under changing atmospheric conditions”, International Journal of Numerical Modelling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields. Vol. # 33, Issue # 6, pp 1-18, June 2020. (IF = 0.833)
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jnm.2765 (https://doi.org/10.1002/jnm.2765)
  16. Hassan Rahman, Muhammad Yaqoob Javed, Yasir Saleem, Qiang Ling, Muhammad Majid Gulzar. “Cascaded Hybrid Multi-Level Inverter for Selective Harmonics Elimination”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Electrical Engineering. Vol. # 3, pp 1-14, March 2018. (IF = 0.6)
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40998-018-0054-8 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s40998-018-0054-8)
Dr Muhammad Majid Gulzar

Assistant Professor