List of Projects and Grants

Academic Year
Project Title
2017 Reducing Residential Electrical Energy Consumption with Hybrid DC and AC Electrical System Using Multiple-Input Single-Output Power Converter
Summer 2017 College of Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), $8,000
Taufik, Students: Nicole Gmerek, Thomas Lloyd
2016 - 2017 PSCAD Modeling of Microgrid and Its Components
San Diego Gas and Electric, $10,000
Taufik, Students: Joseph Lee, Kyle Hasan
2016 - 2017 Microgrid System Protection
Electric Power Research Institute, $5,000
Taufik, Ian Hellman-Wylie, Joey Navarro
2016 - 2017 Development of Photovoltaic-powered DC Modular Electrical System
Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (RSCA), $13,849.20
Grant program, the Office of Research and Economic Development
P. Schwartz, Taufik, A. Tubeileh
2016 - 2017 Cal Poly Microgrid Solar Array and Central Controller
CPConnect, College of Engineering, $2,500
A. Davol, Taufik
2016 - 2017 Development of Microgrid Lab
Campus As a Living Lab grant, $31,300
Power Group
2015 - 2016 Assigned Time for Exceptional Levels of Service to Students
4-WTU Released Time for Spring 2017
2015 - 2016 Development of an Energy Storage System for the Microgrid Laboratory
R-IDC College of Engineering, Cal Poly, $4,950
Taufik, D. Dolan
2014 - 2015 High Density Inverter for the Little Box Google Challenge
Power Integrations, Inc. and Enerpro, Inc., and Cal Poly, $37,500
PI: Taufik, Students: Alfredo Moreno, Vattsalya Karanam, Evan Manrique
2014 - 2015 The DC House Project: A Sustainable Alternative to Rural Electrification
R-IDC College of Engineering, Cal Poly, $5,000
2012 - 2014 Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter Development for Residential DC Electricity
California Energy Commission, $150,000
Andrew Kean, Taufik, Student: Cassidy Aarstad, George Bushnell, Adam Sahr
2013 - 2014 Condition Based Maintenance for Power Transformer
San Diego Gas and Electric, $7,500
Taufik, Student: Michael Babalola
2013 - 2014 Portable Nanohydro Generator
Chevron, Amount: $5,000
Taufik, Student: James Biggs, Andrew Aw
2013 - 2014 Propulsion High Voltage Power Supply
NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, $5,000
Taufik, Student: Nicholas Weiser
2012 - 2013 Smart Grid Technology Projects
San Diego Gas and Electric, $10,000
Taufik, Students: Abesh Mubaraki, Timothy Haskell, Ben Johnson, Anthony Ma
2012 - 2013 Solar Concentrator Design and Development
Cal Poly CPConnect, $3,000
Taufik, Students: F. Reiling, Scott Leonard
2011 - 2012 Regenerative Braking for Electric Bicycle
Cal Poly CPConnect, $3,000
Taufik, Students: F. Reiling, Scott Leonard
2011 - 2014 Algae Biofuel
Boeing and Cal Poly, $25,000
Dean Arakaki, Elena Keeling, Taufik,
2010 - 2011 Ground Fault Interrupter Circuit
Chevron, $100,000
A. Shaban, A. Nafisi, Taufik, D. Dolan
2009 - 2013 Development of Power Electronics Lab
Enerpro Inc., $40,000
2009 - 2011 Bidirectional DC-DC Converter for Battery Charger
Amperex, $10,000
Taufik, Student: Randyco Prasetyo
2009 - 2010 Development of Sustainable Energy Lab
Sempra Energy, $66,400
Taufik, Ali Shaban, Ahmad Nafisi
2009 - 2010 Design and Development of High-Performance High-Density DC-DC Converters
C3RP Cal Poly Partnership, $33,000
Taufik, Student: Randyco Prasetyo
2008 - 2009 Power Quality And Performance Study of a Fuel Cell Based Power Electronics System
Malaysian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, $50,000
Makbul Anwari, Taufik, M.I. Hamid
2004 - 2005 Investigation of Efficiency Improvement in High-Density Light-Weight DC-DC Converter
C3RP Cal Poly Partnership, $33,000
Taufik, Student: Sarah Ahrendes
2003 - 2004 Technical Training on Power Electronics for Engineers
Rantec Power Systems, $8,000
2001 - 2002 Building Photovoltaic Facility
C3RP Cal Poly Partnership, Amount: $30,000
Taufik, Students: Kevin Quetano, Karl Buckman
2001 - 2002 Optimization of Water and Energy Resources Associated with Irrigation Water Delivery and Management
Cal Poly ITRC and California Energy Commission, $75,000
Ali Shaban, Co-PI: Ahmad Nafisi, Taufik
1999 - 2000 Development of New Power Electronic Lab Experiments
Cal Poly College of Engineering, Amount: $5,000