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Hitesh Boghani

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Senior Research Associate

Hitesh is a Senior Research Associate in Transport Safety Research Centre, currently working on EU Horizon 2020 funded project Levitate (https://levitate-project.eu/). He has 10 years of research experience working on several national and international engineering projects. He graduated as a mechanical engineer from University of Glamorgan in 2010, PhD from University of South Wales in 2014 and undertaken several post-doc positions at University of South Wales, Loughborough University and University of Birmingham.

He is a chartered engineer (CEng) and member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

He is also an active STEM ambassador.

Hitesh is part of the Transport Safety Research Centre and his research is part of the EU Horizon 2020 Project Levitate - https://levitate-project.eu/

  • Kaur, A., Boghani, H. C., Milner, E. M., Kimber, R. L., Michie, I. S., Daalmans, R., . . . Premier, G. C. (2019). Bioelectrochemical treatment and recovery of copper from distillery waste effluents using power and voltage control strategies. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 371, 18-26.
  • Boghani, H. C., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., & Premier, G. C. (2017). Sampled-time control of a microbial fuel cell stack. Journal of Power Sources, 356, 338-347.
  • Song, Y. E., Boghani, H. C., Kim, H. S., Kim, B. G., Lee, T., Jeon, B.-H., Premier, G. C., and Kim, J. R. (2016). "Application of maximum power point tracking to increase the power production and treatment efficiency of a continuously operated flat-plate microbial fuel cell." Energy Technology, 4(11), 1427–1434.
  • Boghani, H. C., Michie, I., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. (2016). “Control of microbial fuel cell voltage using a gain scheduling control strategy.” Journal of Power Sources, 322, 106-115.
  • Boghani, H. C., Papaharalabos, G., Michie, I., Fradler, K. R., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., Ieropoulos, I., Greenman, J., and Premier, G. C. (2014). "Controlling for peak power extraction from microbial fuel cells can increase stack voltage and avoid cell reversal." Journal of Power Sources, 269(0), 363-369.
  • Kaur, A., Boghani, H. C., Michie, I., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. (2014). "Inhibition of methane production in microbial fuel cells: Operating strategies which select electrogens over methanogens." Bioresource Technology, 173, 75-81.
  • Fradler, K. R., Kim, J. R., Boghani, H. C., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. (2014). "The effect of internal capacitance on power quality and energy efficiency in a tubular microbial fuel cell." Process Biochemistry, 49(6), 973-980.
  • Boghani, H. C., Kim, J. R., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. (2013). "Control of power sourced from a microbial fuel cell reduces its start-up time and increases bioelectrochemical activity." Bioresource Technology, 140(0), 277-285.
  • Boghani, H. C., Kim, J. R., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. (2013). "Analysis of the dynamic performance of a microbial fuel cell using a system identification approach." Journal of Power Sources, 238(0), 218-226.
  • Kim, J. R., Boghani, H. C., Amini, N., Aguey-Zinsou, K.-F., Michie, I., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., Guo, Z. X., and Premier, G. C. (2012). "Porous anodes with helical flow pathways in bioelectrochemical systems: The effects of fluid dynamics and operating regimes." Journal of Power Sources, 213(0), 382-390.

Engineering design, Systems engineering, Control systems, Modelling.