Contact details
Title: Dr
Name: Almachius Kamala Kahwa
College/School/Division: College of Engineering and Technology
Role: Lecturer
Current Summarised CV:

Department/Section: Electrical Engineering

Dr. Almachius Kamala Kahwa is an Assistant Lecturer of Electrical Engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering (EE), College of Engineering and Technology (CoET). He received the B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and the M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Yokohama National University (YNU), Yokohama, Japan.

Dr. Kahwa has authored or co-authored several scholarly articles in international journals. He was selected by the EE and YNU as an outstanding student in 2015 and 2018, respectively. His current research interests include multilevel converters, PWM design, and digital control of power converters, machine drives.

Dr. Kahwa is an active member of IEEE power electronics and industrial electronics societies.

Professional Details: Level of Education and where attained: Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan.

Specialised areas of teaching: Electrical Engineering.

Research interests: Power electronics, DC-AC/DC-DC power converters design, multilevel converters, digital control of power converters, machine drives.

Recent projects: Reduction of passive components in multilevel power converters, E-Axle design and performance improvement.

Recent publications: Almachius Kahwa, Hidemine Obara, and Yasutaka Fujimoto, “Minimization of dc-link capacitance and improved operational performance of a 5-level hybrid multilevel dc-link inverter,” IEEE Open J. Power Electron., vol. 3, pp. 182-196, Mar. 2022.

Membership and Registration: Professional: Member-IEEE

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