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


  • SCE 507 Linear Multivariable Systems
  • CIE 438 Instrumentation for Process Control
  • CIE 305 Linear Control Systems
  • CIE 301 Numerical Methods
  • Operation and Control of Renewable Energy Systems
  • Optimizations Techniques and Applications
  • 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
  • Artificial Intelligent
  • Load Frequency Control
  • Multi-agent Networks


  • “Book: Intelligent Learning Approaches for Renewable and Sustainable Energy”, “Chapter # 3: Transforming the grid: AI, ML, Renewable, Storage, EVs, and Prosumers”, Elsevier. (Submitted, 11-March-2023)
  • “An FPGA-Based Concurrent Control Consensus of Multiple-Axis Machine” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany (In Press)


  • Intelligent stability and control for frequency stabilization of an integrated hybrid renewable energy system (KFUPM Reference # 2023-174, Oblon Reference # 549678US) (Accepted)
  • Load Frequency Controller for Hybrid PV-Hydrogen-Bromine Redox Flow Battery Storage Power System (KFUPM Reference # 2023-159) (Under Review)
  • Designing of robust frequency stabilization using optimized MPC‑(1+PIDN) controller for high order interconnected renewable energy based power systems (KFUPM Reference # 2023-106, Oblon Reference # 550219US) (Under Review)
  • Methods and Systems for Solar Photovoltaic Automatic Voltage Regulation under Extreme Weather Conditions (KFUPM Reference # 2022-188, Oblon Reference # 547919US) (Accepted-Filed)
  • An Innovative Converterless Solar PV Operation in Hybrid Renewable Microgrids (KFUPM Reference # 2022-176, Oblon Reference # 550219US) (Accepted-Filed)
  • Discrete-Time Load Frequency Controller for Hybrid Renewable Power System (KFUPM Reference # 2022-173, Oblon Reference # 547181US) (Accepted-Filed)
  • Systems and Methods for Load Frequency Control of Multi-Area Hybrid Renewable Energy Power System (KFUPM Reference # 2022-170, Oblon Reference # 547182US) (Accepted-Filed)

Selected Publications

  1. Mohamed Soliman, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Adnan Shakoor. “Design of Adaptive Periodic Event-triggered Mechanism based EID with MRC based on PSO Algorithm for T-S Fuzzy Systems”, International Journal of Intelligent Systems. Vol. # 2023, Article ID # 6957327, November 2023. (Q1, IF = 7.000) https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijis/2023/6957327/ (https://doi.org/10.1155/2023/6957327)
  2. Muhammad Anas Baig, Syed Abdul Rahman Kashif, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Mohammed Alqahtani, Muhammad Khalid. “Improved Hybrid Sphere Decoding Algorithm for Long Horizon Finite Control Set Model Predictive Control of Grid-Tied Inverter”, Energy Reports. Volume # 10, pp 3229-3239, November 2023. (Q2, IF = 5.200) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352484723014117 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2023.09.166)
  3. Umar Tabraiz Shami, Syed Abdul Rahman Kashif, Muhammad Anique Aslam, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Muhammad Maaruf, Fahad Alismail, Muhammad Khalid. “Selective Harmonic Elimination Notch Angle Calculation Using THD and ZHF Benchmarks for Cascaded Multilevel Inverters”, IEEE Access. Vol. # 11, pp 116497-116510, October 2023. (Q2, IF = 3.900) https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10285084 (https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3324557)
  4. Aziz Hadoune, Abderrahman Mouradi, Abdelaziz Mimet, Hamid Chojaa, Chaimae Dardabi, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Mohammed Alqahtanie, Muhammad Khalid. “Optimizing Direct Power Control of DFIG-Based WECS Using Super Twisting Algorithm under Real Wind Profile”, Frontiers in Energy Research. Vol. # 11-2023, October 2023. (Q3, IF = 3.400) https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fenrg.2023.1261902/full (https://doi.org/10.3389/fenrg.2023.1261902)
  5. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Rasmia Irfan, Kamal Shahid, Muhammad Taskeen Raza, Imran Javed. “Frequency and Voltage Stabilization of Multiarea Hybrid Power System by Considering the Impact of Communication Time Delay”, Electric Power Components and Systems. September 2023. (Q4, IF = 1.500) https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/citedby/10.1080/15325008.2023.2251489 (https://doi.org/10.1080/15325008.2023.2251489)
  6. Muhammad Anique Aslam, Syed Abdul Rahman Kashif, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Mohammed Alqahtani, Muhammad Khalid. “A Novel Multi Level Dynamic Decomposition Based Coordinated Control of Electric Vehicles in Multimicrogrids”, Sustainability. Vol. # 15, Issue # 16: 12648, August 2023. (Q2, IF = 3.900) https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/15/16/12648 (https://doi.org/10.3390/su151612648)
  7. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Huma Tehreem, Muhammad Khalid. “Modified Finite Time Sliding Mode Controller for Automatic Voltage Regulation Under Fast Changing Atmospheric Conditions in Grid-Connected Solar Energy Systems”, International Journal of Intelligent Systems. Vol. # 2023, Article ID # 8863346, August 2023. (Q1, IF = 7.000) https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijis/2023/8863346 (https://doi.org/10.1155/2023/8863346)
  8. Rimsha, Sadia Murawwat, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Ahmad Alzahrani, Ghulam Hafeez, Farrukh Aslam Khan, Azher M. Abed. “State of Charge Estimation and Error Analysis of Lithium-ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles using Kalman Filter and Deep Neural Network”, Journal of Energy Storage. Volume # 72, Part B, August 2023. (Q1, IF = 9.400) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352152X23014366 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2023.108039)
  9. Sareddy Venkata Rami Reddy, T. R. Premila, Ch. Rami Reddy, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Muhammad Khalid. “A New Variational Mode Decomposition-Based Passive Islanding Detection Strategy for Hybrid Distributed Renewable Generations”, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. July 2023. (Q2, IF = 2.900) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13369-023-08103-1 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-023-08103-1)
  10. Ahlam Jameel, Muhammad Majid Gulzar. “Load Frequency Regulation of Interconnected Muli-source Multi-area Power System with Penetration of Electric Vehicles Aggregator Model”, Electrical Engineering. July 2023. (Q3, IF = 1.800) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00202-023-01923-2 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00202-023-01923-2)
  11. Muhammad Majid Gulzar. “Modulation Approach for Wind MPPT Under Changing Weather Conditions”, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. June 2023. (Q2, IF = 2.900) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13369-023-08017-y (https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-023-08017-y)
  12. Adnan Shakoor, Mingyang Xie, Wendi Gao, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Jiayu Sun, Dong Sun. “Quality and quantity control of mitochondria injection into single cells with robot-aided micro-manipulation system”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. June 2023. (Q2, IF = 5.600) https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10143764 (https://doi.org/10.1109/TASE.2023.3279325)
  13. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Sumbal Gardezi, Daud Sibtain, Muhammad Khalid. “Discrete-Time Modeling and Control for LFC based on Fuzzy Tuned Fractional-Order PDµ Controller in a Sustainable Hybrid Power System”, IEEE Access. Vol. # 11, pp 63271-63287, June 2023. (Q2, IF = 3.900) https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10160031 (https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3288991)
  14. Muhammad Majid Gulzar. “Designing of Robust Frequency Stabilization using Optimized MPC-(1+PIDN) Controller for High Order Interconnected Renewable Energy based Power Systems”, Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems. Vol. # 8, Issue # 11, March 2023. (Q1, IF = 11.000) https://pcmp.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s41601-023-00286-x (https://doi.org/10.1186/s41601-023-00286-x)
  15. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Ayesha Iqbal, Daud Sibtain, Muhammad Khalid. “An Innovative Converterless Solar PV Control Strategy for a Grid Connected Hybrid PV/Wind/Fuel-Cell System Coupled with Battery Energy Storage”, IEEE Access. Vol. # 11, pp 23245-23259, March 2023. (Q2, IF = 3.900) https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10058965 (https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3252891)
  16. Ali Ahmed, Syed Abdul Rahman Kashif, Arslan Ashraf, Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Mohammad Alqahtani, Muhammad Khalid. “Coordinated Economic Operation of Hydrothermal Units with HVDC Link Based on Lagrange Multipliers”, Mathematics. Vol. # 11, Issue # 7: 1610, March 2023. (Q1, IF = 2.400) https://www.mdpi.com/2227-7390/11/7/1610 (https://doi.org/10.3390/math11071610)
  17. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Daud Sibtain, Muhammad Khalid. “Cascaded Fractional Model Predictive Controller for Load Frequency Control in Multiarea Hybrid Renewable Energy System with Uncertainties”, International Journal of Energy Research. Vol. # 2023, Article ID # 5999997, February 2023. (Q1, IF = 4.600) https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijer/2023/5999997/ (https://doi.org/10.1155/2023/5999997)
  18. Muhammad Majid Gulzar. “Maximum Power Point Tracking of a Grid Connected PV Based Fuel Cell System Using Optimal Control Technique”, Sustainability. Vol. # 15, Issue # 5: 3980, February 2023. (Q2, IF = 3.900) https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/15/5/3980 (https://doi.org/10.3390/su15053980)
  19. Muhammad Majid Gulzar, Sadia Murawwat, Daud Sibtain, Kamal Shahid, Imran Javed, Yonghao Gui. “Modified Cascaded Controller Design Constructed on Fractional Operator ‘β’ to Mitigate Frequency Fluctuations for Sustainable Operation of Power Systems”, Energies. Vol. # 15, Issue # 20: 7814, October 2022. (Q3, IF = 3.252) https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/15/20/7814 (https://doi.org/10.3390/en15207814)
  20. 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. Vol. # 35, Issue # 4, pp e2989, August 2022. (Q4, IF = 1.600) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jnm.2989 (https://doi.org/10.1002/jnm.2989)
  21. 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 # 14, pp 3041-3057, July 2022. (Q3, IF = 3.034) https://ietresearch.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1049/rpg2.12553 (https://doi.org/10.1049/rpg2.12553)
  22. 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. (Q2, IF = 3.900) https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/14/15/8986 (https://doi.org/10.3390/su14158986)
  23. 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. Vol. # 33, Issue # 6, pp 4090, June 2022. (Q2, IF = 3.600) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ett.4090 (https://doi.org/10.1002/ett.4090)
  24. 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. (Q3, IF = 3.252) https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/15/10/3488 (https://doi.org/10.3390/en15103488)
  25. 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. (Q3, IF = 2.639) https://www.hindawi.com/journals/itees/2022/7894264/ (https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/7894264)
  26. 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. (Q3, IF = 3.252) https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/14/20/6588 (https://doi.org/10.3390/en14206588)
  27. 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 on Electrical Energy Systems. Vol. # 31, Issue # 4, pp 1-21, April 2021. (Q2, IF = 2.860) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2050-7038.12809 (https://doi.org/10.1002/2050-7038.12809)
  28. 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. (Q2, IF = 2.860) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/2050-7038.12643 (http://doi.org/10.1002/2050-7038.12643)
  29. 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. (Q2, IF = 3.314) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12555-019-0563-x (https://doi.org/10.1007/s12555-019-0563-x)
  30. 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. (Q4, IF = 1.296) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jnm.2765 (https://doi.org/10.1002/jnm.2765)
  31. 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. (Q2, IF = 2.410) https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/8/12/1480 (https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8121480)
  32. 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. (Q2, IF = 2.410) https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/8/2/156 (https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8020156)
  33. 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. (Q4, IF = 0.600) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40998-018-0054-8 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s40998-018-0054-8)
  34. 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. (Q2, IF = 2.110) http://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/7/2/22 (https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics7020022)
  35. 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. (Q1, IF = 4.069) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378778816309252 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.09.054)
Dr Muhammad Majid Gulzar

Assistant Professor