Electrical System Engineer with experience developing electromechanical products within the Aerospace, Defense, and Automotive sectors. Extensive R&D and product development from concept to product manufacture. Skilled in electrical machine drives and power electronics control.
Electrical Engineering: Power Electronics - Analogue and digital electronic
Electrical Machines - Switched reluctance machine, PMSM and Induction Machine
Automotive : Matlab, Simulink, Powertrain, ATI Vision, C Langage,Micro-controller, Team Center Visio
IT: Powerpoint, Excel, Word
English: working language
German: Zertifikat Deutsch
since Feb. 2016 Project Engineer [contract]
Scotland Electronics - Inverness - UNITED KINGDOM
- Defense sector projects
- MilCAN and CANopen communication protocoles
- BLDC motor drive strategies with Matlab Simulink
- TI Code Composer Suite and Embedded coder
- Technical customer support
May 2015-Feb.2016 Electronic specialist [contract]
Jaguar Land Rover - Warwick - UNITED KINGDOM
- Training preparation and delivery in Elec. Eng.
- Diagnostics, Infotainment, Electronic, Electrical
Project Engineer in Infotainment Department (on secondment)
- Component packaging review (grounding, clearance, fixation)
- Thermal management: test preparation and results analysis
June 2012-Apr.2015 Control Law Engineer
Valeo Air Management - Basildon - UNITED KINGDOM
- Control of a switched reluctance machine for E-charger [Algorithms generated in Simulink]
- Technical specifications and validation
- Software development support
- Electronic boards population, test specifications and validation
- Suppliers follow-up
Mar. 11 - June 2012 Electrical System Engineer
Valeo Engine and Electrical Systems - CergyPontoise - FRANCE
- Design of an on-board charger/motor for vehicle
- Permanent magnet machine control strategies with Matlab-Simulink
- Technical specifications - Line manager support
June 09 - Mar. 11 Electrical System Engineer
SAFRAN ES for Astrium Space Transportation EADS - Les Mureaux - FRANCE
- Thrust Vector Control system design
- Management of external suppliers
- Customers requirements reception
- Transcription of the requirements into technical specifications
- Suppliers follow up
- Equipment development monitoring
- Equipment qualification tests
June 08 - June 09 Lecturer
University of KwaZulu Natal - Durban - SOUTH AFRICA
- Power Electronics
- Final year projects supervision
Sept. 05 - June 08 R&D Coordinator
EPMI - CergyPontoise - FRANCE
- Resolver algorithms development [Hispano-Suiza partnership]
- Lecturer in Electronic and Electrical Machines
Sept. 04 - Sept. 05 Lecturer ESIB -
St Jopeph University - LEBANON
- Lecturer in Automatic and Power Electronics
Sept. 99 - Sept. 04 R&D Engineer
Valeo Electrical Systems - Créteil - FRANCE
- Machine drive on micro-controller
- Tests and Measures
2003 PhD in Electrical Engineering
Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris - FRANCE
- Subject: Drive of an Integrated Starter Alternator for Automotive Applications
- Content: Induction machine, Control and Power Electronics using Matlab Simulink Professional
AMIET - Associate Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology
MIEEE - Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers
since Nov. 2015 Guest Lecturer at Coventry University
- Hybrid and electrical vehicles: Technology and challenges
since Mar. 2015 Guest Lecturer at University of Sussex
- Electrical and Hybrid Vehicles
- Automotive network
- Automotive electronic
since Jan. 2015 Guest Lecturer at University College of London
- Hybrid and electrical vehicles
sinceNov. 2014 Guest Lecturer at Brunel University
- Hybrid and electrical vehicles
- Automotive electrical and electronic networks
- IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics
- IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology
- IET Circuits, Devices&Systems
Publications (since 2006)
A solution for SRM starting hesitation: from FE analysis to bench validation ZaatarMakni and Kamel Bouallaga COMPEL: The Int. Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Eng., Vol. 34 Iss: 6, pp.1673 - 1686
Effective Starting Procedure for a Three Phase Switched Reluctance Motor Z. Makni, K. Bouallaga and D. Dupuis 9th Int. Conference on Ecological Vehicles and Renewable Energies, EVER, March 2014
Fault tolerant inverter with real time monitoring for aerospace application K. Bouallaga, J. Guitard and F. Richard EPE-PEMC 2010, Ohrid
Fully Integrated FPGA-Based Controller for Synchronous Motor L. Idkhajine, E. Monmasson, M. W. Naouar, A. Prata, K. Bouallaga IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, vol. 56, no. 10, pp. 4006-4017, October 2009
System on Chip controller for electrical actuator L. Idkhajine, A. Prata, E. Monmasson, K. Bouallaga and MW. Naouar IEEE ISIE 08, Cambridge - UK, pp. 2481-2486
Demodulation Methods on Fully FPGA-Based System for Resolver Signals Treatment K. Bouallaga, L.Idkhajine, A. Prata and E. Monmasson EPE 2007, Aalborg - Denmark, September 07
Research of a strategy for battery charging with an asynchronous generator at variable speed K. Bouallaga, R. Goyet, M. Poloujadoff and F.X. Bernard IEEE ISIE 07, Vigo - Spain, June 07
A system for charging of dual voltage level batteries in automotive applications K. Bouallaga, M. Darcherif IEEE IEMDC 07, Antalya - Turkey, May 07
Charging two batteries with an asynchronous machine K. Bouallaga, R. Goyet, M. Poloujadoff, H. Kanaan and R. Ghosn JIEEEC 2006, Aman - Jordan, March 2006
Reverse rotating direction of Electric Supercharger United Kingdom application: 1511118.0 June 2015 - Kamel Bouallaga, Goncalo Manuel, Philip John Spanton, Don Lee
Control module for controlling current in a switched reluctance motor United Kingdom application: 1422997.5 Dec. 2014 - Kamel Bouallaga, Goncalo Manuel
Magnetic sensor offset identification United Kingdom application: 1323078.4 Dec. 2013 - Kamel Bouallaga, Dominique Dupuis
Switched reluctance machine control based on one sensor and acceleration estimation United Kingdom application: 1323079.2 Dec. 2013 - Kamel Bouallaga, Dominique Dupuis
Switched reluctance machine - Starting procedure United Kingdom application: 1323080.0 Dec. 2013 - Kamel Bouallaga, Dominique Dupuis
Avoiding a surge current in the DC link capacitor when starting a charge operation France application : 1260366 Oct. 2012 - Jose-Louis Da Costa, Sébastien Dijol, Kamel Bouallaga
Comic book: from Hermann to Moore Books : from Dostoievski to Ramonet
Hobbies : Photography - Photoshop
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