Background and activities
Emre Kantar received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical and electronics engineering from Middle East University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2011 and 2014, respectively.
From 2010 to 2014, he was with Aselsan, Inc., Ankara, Turkey. During that period, he was working as an R&D engineer at the Department of Electronics Design.
He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Electric Power Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. His research interests include power electronics, power quality, renewable energy, subsea connectors, and high voltage equipment and insulation materials.
1. Modeling and Analysis of High Voltage Equipments
2. High Voltage Subsea Connections&Connectors
3. High Voltage Insulating Materials
4. LCL-type Filter Design for Grid Interface of Power Electronics Converters
5. Grid-Connected Voltage Source Converter Design
6. Power Electronics, Switch Mode Power Supply
7. Modern Control Theory—Continuous and Discrete Time Models
TET 4160- High Voltage Insulation Materials (Fall 2014, 2015, and 2016)
TET 4195- High Voltage Equipment (Spring 2015)
1. Part Time Engineer in ASELSAN INC., Ankara, Turkey (2010-2011).
2. Full-time R&D Engineer in ASELSAN INC., Ankara, Turkey (2011-2014).
Publications before 2015:
Kantar Emre, Hava Ahmet M., "Design of Grid-Connected PWM Converters Considering Topology and PWM Methods for Low-Voltage Renewable Energy Applications, " Power Electronics Conference (IPEC-Hiroshima 2014- ECCE- ASIA), 2014 International, vol., no., pp.2034, 2041, 18-21 May 2014.
E. Kantar, S. N. Usluer, and A. M. Hava, "Design and Performance Analysis of a Grid-Connected PWM-VSI System," Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ELECO), 2013 8th International Conf., pp.220-224, Nov. 2013.
E. Kantar, S. N. Usluer, and A. M. Hava, "Control Strategies for Grid Connected PWM-VSI Systems," Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ELECO), 2013 8th International Conf., pp.157-161, Nov. 2013.
S. N. Usluer, E. Kantar, and A. M. Hava, "Evaluation of PWM-VSI Systems Connected to the Grid through LCL Filters, presented at YEKSEM, Kyrenia, Cyprus, Sept. 2013.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
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- (2017) Examination of Longitudinal AC Breakdown Strength of Dielectric Surfaces as a function of Elastic Modulus. Proceedings of the Nordic Insulation Symposium. vol. 25 (1).
- (2016) Optimal Design of Grid-Connected Voltage-Source Converters Considering Cost and Operating Factors. IEEE transactions on industrial electronics (1982. Print). vol. 63 (9).
- (2016) Factors influencing the tangential AC breakdown strength of solid-solid interfaces. IEEE transactions on dielectrics and electrical insulation. vol. 23 (3).
- (2015) Impact of Contact Pressure on Breakdown Strength of Solid-Solid Interfaces. Proceedings of the Nordic Insulation Symposium. vol. 24 (1).
Part of book/report
- (2016) Modeling Longitudinal Breakdown Strength of Solid-Solid Interfaces using Contact Theory. Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Dielectrics, 3-7 July 2016, University of Montpellier, France : ICD 2016.
- (2016) Effect of pressure and elastic modulus on tangential breakdown strength of solid-solid interfaces. IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC), 2016.
- (2015) LCL-filter design for low-voltage high-power grid-tied voltage-source converter considering various damping methods. 2015 IEEE 16th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL).