Publications

Books
  1. S. Du, A. Dekka, B. Wu, and N. Zargari, ``Modular Multilevel Converters: Analysis, Control, and Applications,'' Wiley-IEEE Press, 368 Pages, January 2018, ISBN: 978-1-119-36630-0.

Book Chapters
  1. V. Yaramasu, S. Kouro,  A. Dekka, S. Alepuz, J. Rodriguez, and M. Duran, ``Power Conversion and Predictive Control of Wind Energy Conversion Systems, '' in  Advanced Control and Optimization Paradigms for Wind Energy Systems, Springer Singapore, 2019, pp. 113–139. [Online]. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5995-8_5.
  2. V. Yaramasu, M. Rivera, A. Dekka, and J. Rodriguez, ``Predictive Control of Four-Leg Converters for Photovoltaic Energy Systems,'' in Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants: Advanced Control and Optimization Techniques, Springer Singapore, 2019, pp. 45–69. [Online]. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-6151-7_3.

          

Journal Papers
  1. A. Dekka, B. Wu, and M. Narimani, ``A Series-Connected Multilevel Converter: Topology, Modeling, and Control,'' in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 5850-5861, Aug. 2019. doi: 10.1109/TIE.-2018.2875642.
  2. A. Dekka, B. Wu, V. Yaramasu, and N. R. Zargari, ``Corrections to Model Predictive Control with Common-Mode Voltage Injection for Modular Multilevel Converter,'' in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 5007-5008, May 2019. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2868888.
  3. A. Dekka, B. Wu, V. Yaramasu, R. L. Fuentes, and N. R. Zargari, ``Model Predictive Control of High-Power Modular Multilevel Converters -- An Overview,'' in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 168-183, March 2019. doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2018.2880137.
  4. A. Dekka and M. Narimani, ``Capacitor Voltage Balancing and Current Control of a Five-Level Nested Neutral Point Clamped Converter,'' in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 12, pp. 10169-10177, Dec. 2018. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2810818.
  5. A. Dekka, R. L. Fuentes, M. Narimani, and B. Wu, ``Voltage Balancing of a Modular Neutral Point Clamped Converter With a Carrier-Based Modulation Scheme,'' in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 10, pp. 8208-8212, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2807800.
  6. A. Dekka, B. Wu, R. L. Fuentes, M. Perez, and N. R. Zargari, ``Evolution of Topologies, Modeling, Control Schemes, and Applications of Modular Multilevel Converters,'' in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1631-1656, Dec. 2017, doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2017.2742938.
  7. V. Yaramasu, A. Dekka, M. J. Duran, S. Kouro, and B. Wu, ``Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator--Based Wind Energy Conversion Systems: Survey on Power Converters and Controls,'' in IET Electric Power Applications, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 956-968, July 2017, doi: 10.1049/iet-epa.2016.0799.
  8. A. Dekka, B. Wu, R. L. Fuentes, M. Perez, and N. R. Zargari, ``Voltage Balancing Approach With Improved Harmonic Performance for Modular Multilevel Converters,'' in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.~32, no.~8, pp. 5878--5884, Aug. 2017, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2017.2661245.
  9. A. Dekka, B. Wu, and N. R. Zargari, ``Start-up Operation of Modular Multilevel Converter with Flying Capacitor Submodules,'' in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 5873--5877, Aug. 2017, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2017.2660399.
  10. A. Dekka, B. Wu, and N. R. Zargari, ``Minimization of DC-bus Current Ripple in Modular Multilevel Converter Under Unbalanced Conditions,'' in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 4125--4131, June 2017. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2016.2630921.
  11. A. Dekka, B. Wu, V. Yaramasu, and N. R. Zargari, ``Model Predictive Control with Common-Mode Voltage Injection for Modular Multilevel Converter,'' in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 1767--1778, March 2017. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2016.2558579.
  12. A. Dekka, B. Wu, V. Yaramasu, and N. R. Zargari, ``Integrated model predictive control with reduced switching frequency for modular multilevel converters,'' in IET Electric Power Applications, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 857--863, May 2017. doi: 10.1049/iet--epa.2016.0454.
  13. A. Dekka, B. Wu, V. Yaramasu, and N. R. Zargari, ``Dual-Stage Model Predictive Control With Improved Harmonic Performance for Modular Multilevel Converter,'' in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 10, pp. 6010--6019, Oct. 2016. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2571259.
  14. A. Dekka, B. Wu, N. R. Zargari, and R. L. Fuentes, ``A Space-Vector PWM-Based Voltage-Balancing Approach With Reduced Current Sensors for Modular Multilevel Converter,'' in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 2734--2745, May 2016. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2514346.
  15. A. Dekka, B. Wu, and N. R. Zargari, ``A Novel Modulation Scheme and Voltage Balancing Algorithm for Modular Multilevel Converter,'' in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 432--443, Jan.--Feb. 2016. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2015.2477481.
  16. A. Dekka, B. Wu, N. R. Zargari, and R. L. Fuentes, ``Dynamic Voltage Balancing Algorithm for Modular Multilevel Converter: A Unique Solution,'' in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 952--963, Feb. 2016. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2015.2419881.
  17. A. Dekka, A. R. Beig, S. Kanukollu, and M. S. Al Rahis, ``Retrofitting of Harmonic Power Filters in Onshore Oil Drilling Rigs: Challenges and Solutions,'' in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 142--154, Jan.-Feb. 2014. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2013.2269895.
  18. A. R. Beig, S. Kanukollu, K. Al Hosani, and A. Dekka, ``Space-Vector-Based Synchronized Three-Level Discontinuous PWM for Medium-Voltage High-Power VSI,'' in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 61, no. 8, pp. 3891--3901, Aug. 2014. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2013.2288194.
  19. A. R. Beig, S. Kanukollu, and A. Dekka, ``Space vector-based three-level discontinuous pulse-width modulation algorithm,'' in IET Power Electronics, vol. 6, no. 8, pp. 1475--1482, September 2013. doi: 10.1049/iet--pel.2012.0405.
  20. A. R. Beig and A. Dekka, ``Experimental verification of multilevel inverter-based standalone power supply for low-voltage and low-power applications,'' in IET Power Electronics, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 635--643, July 2012. doi: 10.1049/iet--pel.2011.0301.
Conference Papers
  1.  A. Dekka, R. Ali, S. Ounie, and M. Narimani, ``A New 5-Level Voltage Source Inverter,'' in 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Anaheim, CA, USA, 2019, pp. 2511-2515. doi: 10.1109/APEC.2019-.8721809.
  2. A. Dekka, B. Wu, V. Yaramasu, A. R. Beig, and N. R. Zargari, ``Indirect Control of Capacitor Voltage Ripple and Circulating Current in a Modular Multilevel Converter,'' in IECON 2018 - 44nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, DC, USA, 2018, pp. 3955-3960. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2018.8591523.0.
  3. A. Dekka and M. Narimani, ``Model Predictive Control of a Five-Level Nested Neutral Point Clamped Converter,'' in 2018 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Lyon, France, 2018, pp. 759-763. doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2018.8352273.
  4. O. Beik,  A. Dekka, and M. Narimani, ``A New Modular Neutral Point Clamped Converter with Space Vector Modulation Control,'' in 2018 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Lyon, France, 2018, pp. 591-595. doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2018.8352244.
  5. R. L. Fuentes, M. Perez, A. Dekka, and B. Wu, ``Capacitor Voltage Balancing Method for Modular Multilevel Converter with Flying Capacitor Submodules,'' in 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Toronto, ON, Canada, 2017, pp. 60--65. doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2017.7913059.
  6. R. Lizana, A. Dekka, S. Rivera, and B. Wu, ``Modular Multilevel Converter based on 5-level Submodule with DC Fault Blocking Capability,'' in IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, Italy, 2016, pp. 3482-3487. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793119.
  7. A. Dekka, B. Wu, R. Lizana, and N. R. Zargari, ``A Comparison of Voltage Balancing versus Energy Balancing Approach for Modular Multilevel Converters,'' in IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, Italy, 2016, pp. 3117-3122. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7794024.
  8. A. Dekka, B. Wu, and N. R. Zargari, ``An Improved Indirect Model Predictive Control Approach for Modular Multilevel Converter,'' in IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, Italy, 2016, pp. 5959-5964. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793081.
  9. A. Dekka, B. Wu, V. Yaramsu, and N. R. Zargari, ``Dual-Stage Model Predictive Control of Modular Multilevel Converter,'' in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Taipei, Taiwan, 2016, pp. 1073--1078. doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2016.7474903.
  10. A. Dekka, R. Ghaffari, B. Venkatesh, and B. Wu, ``A Survey on Energy Storage Technologies in Power Systems,'' in 2015 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), London, ON, 2015, pp. 105--111. doi: 10.1109/EPEC.-2015.7379935.
  11. A. Dekka, B. Wu and N. R. Zargari, ``A Novel Modulation Scheme and Voltage Balancing Algorithm for Modular Multilevel Converter,'' in 2015 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Charlotte, NC, 2015, pp. 1227--1233. doi: 10.1109/APEC.2015.7104504.
  12. R. L. Fuentes, A. Dekka, B. Wu, and M. Perez, ``Control of HVDC Transmission System based on MMC with Three-Level Flying Capacitor Submodule,'' in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Seville, 2015, pp. 3046--3051. doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2015.7125548.
  13. A. Dekka, B. Wu, and N. R. Zargari, ``Dynamic Voltage Balancing Algorithm for Modular Multilevel Converter with Three-Level Flying Capacitor Submodules,'' in 2014 International Power Electronics Conference (IPEC-Hiroshima 2014 - ECCE ASIA), Hiroshima, 2014, pp. 3468--3475. doi: 10.1109/IPEC.2014.6869994.
  14. A. Dekka, A. R. Beig, Y. A. Magid, and M. S. Al Rahis, ``Harmonic Power Filters for Oil Drilling Rigs: A Case Study,'' in 2012 IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON), Montreal, Canada, 2012, pp. 1306--1311. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2012.6388550.
  15. A. Dekka and A. R. Beig, ``Retrofitting of harmonic power filters in onshore oil drilling rigs: Challenges & solutions,'' in 2012 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Orlando, FL, 2012, pp. 1424--1430. doi: 10.1109/APEC.2012.6166007.
  16. A. Dekka, A. R. Beig, and M. Poshtan, ``Comparison of passive and active power filters in oil drilling rigs,'' in 2011 IEEE International Conference on Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation, Lisbon, Portugal, 2011, pp. 1--6. doi: 10.1109/EPQU.2011.6128815.
  17. N. N. V. S. Babu, A. Dekka, and B. G. Fernandes, ``A new multilevel STATCOM based on cascaded two-level inverters,'' in 2011 International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives, Malaga, Spain, 2011, pp. 1--6. doi: 10.1109/PowerEng.2011.6036464.
  18. N. N. V. S. Babu, A. Dekka, and B. G. Fernandes, ``Asymmetrical DC link voltage balance of a cascaded two level inverter based STATCOM,'' in 2010 IEEE Region 10 TENCON Conference, Fukuoka, Japan, 2010, pp. 483--488. doi: 10.1109/TENCON.2010.5686708.
  19. A. Dekka and B. G. Fernandes, ``Cascaded Two Level Inverter Based With Isolated DC Sources,'' in 2010 National Power Electronics Conference, Roorkee, India, pp. 1--6.