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Selected Publications

2024

Badran, G. and Dhimish, M. 2024. A Comparative Study of Bifacial versus Monofacial PV Systems at the UK Largest Solar Plant. Clean Energy, zkae043.

Dhimish, M., Theristis, M. and d’Alessandro, V., 2024. Photovoltaic hotspots: a mitigation technique and its thermal cycle. Optik, 300, p.171627.

Hassan, S., & Dhimish, M. 2024. Exploring the Dynamics of Risk and Quality in Solar Photovoltaic Systems. In The Photovoltaics Science, Applications and Technology Conference-PVSAT-2024: PVSAT-2024, 10-12th April 2024, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.

Olayiwola, O., Elsden, M. and Dhimish, M., 2024. Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Drones in Solar Photovoltaic Energy Applications—Safe Autonomy Perspective. Safety, 10(1), p.32.

Dhimish, M. and Tyrrell, A.M., 2024, January. Optical Filter Design for Daylight Outdoor Electroluminescence Imaging of PV Modules. In Photonics (Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 63). 

Cheng, M., Zhao, X., Dhimish, M., Qiu, W. and Niu, S., 2024. A Review of Data-driven Surrogate Models for Design Optimization of Electric Motors. IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification.

2023

Hassan, S. and Dhimish, M., 2023. Enhancing solar photovoltaic modules quality assurance through convolutional neural network-aided automated defect detection. Renewable Energy, 219, p.119389.

Hassan, S. and Dhimish, M., 2023, December. A Survey of CNN-Based Approaches for Crack Detection in Solar PV Modules: Current Trends and Future Directions. In Solar (Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 663-683).

Hassan, S. and Dhimish, M., 2023. Dual spin max pooling convolutional neural network for solar cell crack detection. Scientific Reports, 13(1), p.11099.

Badran, G. and Dhimish, M., 2023, June. Potential induced degradation in photovoltaic modules: A review of the latest research and developments. In Solar (Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 322-346).

Guerriero, P., Catalano, A.P., Scognamillo, C., Dhimish, M., Daliento, S. and D’Alessandro, V., 2023, June. Thermo-Electrochemical Simulations in SPICE of Li-Ion Batteries under Active Charge Balancing. In 2023 International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP) (pp. 8-12). IEEE.

Dhimish, M. and Zhao, X., 2023. Enhancing reliability and lifespan of PEM fuel cells through neural network-based fault detection and classification. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 48(41), pp.15612-15625.

Hassan, S. and Dhimish, M., 2023, April. Assessing the Feasibility of Utilising Convolutional Neural Networks for the Detection of Cracks in Solar Cells. In The 17th Photovoltaics Science, Applications and Technology (PVSAT-17 & SuperSolar) Conference. London, Institute of Physics .

Investigating defects and annual degradation in UK solar PV installations through thermographic and electroluminescent surveys

Dhimish, M. & Badran, G., 22 Feb 2023, In: npj Materials Degradation. 7, 11 p., 14.

Field Study of Photovoltaic Systems with Anti-Potential-Induced-Degradation Mechanism: UVF, EL, and Performance Ratio Investigations

Dhimish, M. & Badran, G., 19 Feb 2023, In: Photonics. 10, 2, 13 p., 225.

 

Photovoltaic Bypass Diode Fault Detection using Artificial Neural Networks

Dhimish, M. & Tyrrell, A., 13 Feb 2023, In: IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement.

 

Dhimish, M. and Zhao, X., 2023. Enhancing reliability and lifespan of PEM fuel cells through neural network-based fault detection and classification. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 48(41), pp.15612-15625.

2022

Field study on the severity of photovoltaic potential induced degradation

Badran, G. & Dhimish, M., 21 Dec 2022, In: Scientific Reports. 12, 11 p., 22094.

 

Review of Current State-of-the-Art Research on Photovoltaic Soiling, Anti-Reflective Coating, and Solar Roads Deployment Supported by a Pilot Experiment on a PV Road Hassan, S. & Dhimish, M., 19 Dec 2022, In: Energies. 15, 24

 

Approximating Shading Ratio Using the Total-Sky Imaging System: An Application for Photovoltaic Systems

Dhimish, M. & Lazaridis, P. I., 3 Nov 2022, In: Energies. 15, 16 p., 8201.

Comparing multilayer perceptron and probabilistic neural network for PV systems fault detection

Vieira, R. G., Dhimish, M., M. U. de Araújo, F. & I. S. Guerra, M., 1 Sep 2022, In: Expert systems with applications. 201, 16 p., 117248.

Rapid testing on the effect of cracks on solar cells output power performance and thermal operation

Dhimish, M. & Hu, Y., 16 Jul 2022, In: Scientific Reports. 12, 11 p., 12168.

 

A Review of Models for Photovoltaic Crack and Hotspot Prediction

Goudelis, G., Lazaridis, P. I. & Dhimish, M., 12 Jun 2022, In: Energies. 15, 12, 4303.

 

Inequalities in photovoltaics modules reliability: From packaging to PV installation site

Dhimish, M., Ahmad, A. & Tyrrell, A., 1 Jun 2022, In: Renewable Energy. 192, p. 805-814 10 p.

 

Monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic mitigation of potential-induced degradation using SiO2 thin film and +1000 V biasing

Dhimish, M. & Tyrrell, A., Apr 2022, In: Optik . 255, 12 p., 168732.

 

Investigating the Impact of Cracks on Solar Cells Performance: Analysis based on Nonuniform and Uniform Crack Distributions

Dhimish, M., d'Alessandro, V. & Daliento, S., Mar 2022, In: Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on. 18, 3, p. 1684-1693

 

Power loss and hotspot analysis for photovoltaic modules affected by potential induced degradation

Dhimish, M. & Tyrrell, A., 3 Feb 2022, In: npj Materials Degradation. 6, 8 p., 11.

 

Single-switch boost-buck DC-DC converter for industrial fuel cell and photovoltaics applications

Dhimish, M. & Schofield, N., 5 Jan 2022, In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 47, 2, p. 1241-1255

2021

Impact of Solar Cell Cracks Caused During Potential-Induced Degradation (PID) Tests

Dhimish, M. & KETTLE, JEFF., 22 Dec 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 69, 2, p. 604-612

 

An empirical investigation on the correlation between solar cell cracks and hotspots

Dhimish, M. & Lazaridis, P. I., 14 Dec 2021, In: Scientific Reports. 11

 

Recovery of Photovoltaic Potential-Induced Degradation Utilizing Automatic Indirect Voltage Source

Dhimish, M. & Badran, G., 9 Dec 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 71, 9 p., 2000209.

Assessing Maximum Power Point Tracking Intelligent Techniques on a PV System with a Buck–Boost Converter

I. S. Guerra, M., M. U. de Araújo, F., Dhimish, M. & Vieira, R. G., 9 Nov 2021, In: Energies. 14, 22, 21 p., 7453.

 

Investigating the stability and degradation of hydrogen PEM fuel cell

Dhimish, M., Vieira, R. G. & Badran, G., 26 Oct 2021, In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 46, 74, p. 37017-37028 12 p.

 

Insights on the Degradation and Performance of 3000 Photovoltaic Installations of Various Technologies Across the United Kingdom

Dhimish, M., Schofield, N. & Attya, A., 16 Jun 2021, In: Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on. 17, 9, p. 5919-5926

 

Defining the best-fit machine learning classifier to early diagnose photovoltaic solar cells hot-spots

Dhimish, M., 1 Jun 2021, In: Case Studies in Thermal Engineering. 25, 100980.

 

An Algorithmic Approach to Identify the Optimum Network Architecture and WLAN Protocol for VoIP Application

Ali, A. M., Dhimish, M., M. ALSMADI, MALEK. & Mather, P., 2 Apr 2021, In: Wireless personal communications. 119, 3013 p.

 

Optimization and Selection of Best Sustainable Services in Various IEEE 802.11 Technologies

Ali, A. M., Dhimish, M. & Mather, P., 1 Jan 2021, In: Journal of Green Engineering. 11, 1, p. 420-439 20 p.

2020

PV Module Fault Detection Using Combined Artificial Neural Network and Sugeno Fuzzy Logic

Vieira, R. G., Dhimish, M., Araújo, F. M. U. D. & Guerra, M. I. S., 15 Dec 2020, In: Electronics. 9, 12, 2150.

 

Optimum WLAN Protocol and Network Architecture Identification for VOIP Application

Ali, A. M., Dhimish, M. & M. ALSMADI, MALEK., 31 Oct 2020, In: Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology. 98, 20, p. 3237-3248 12 p.

 

Mitigating Potential-Induced Degradation (PID) using SiO2 ARC layer

Dhimish, M., Hu, Y., Schofield, N. & Vieira, R. G., 2 Oct 2020, In: Energies. 13, 19, 12 p., 5139.

 

Thermal impact on the performance ratio of photovoltaic systems: a case study of 8000 photovoltaic installations

Dhimish, M., 1 Oct 2020, In: Case Studies in Thermal Engineering. 21, 5 p., 100693.

 

HTTP and FTP Application Algorithms to Identify the Optimal Network Architecture and WLAN Protocol

Ali, A. M., Dhimish, M. & Mather, P., 28 Sep 2020, In: Solid State Technology. 63, 1, p. 969-981 13 p.

 

Artificial neural network based photovoltaic fault detection algorithm integrating two bi-directional input parameters

Hussain, M., Dhimish, M., Titarenko, S. & Mather, P., 1 Aug 2020, In: Renewable Energy. 155, p. 1272-1292 21 p.

 

Ultrafast High-Resolution Solar Cell Cracks Detection Process

Dhimish, M. & Mather, P., 1 Jul 2020, In: Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on. 16, 7, p. 4769-4777

 

Performance Ratio and Degradation Rate Analysis of 10-Year Field Exposed Residential Photovoltaic Installations in the UK and Ireland

Dhimish, M., 19 May 2020, In: Clean Technologies. 2, 2, p. 170-183

 

A Comprehensive Review on Bypass Diode Application on Photovoltaic Modules

Vieira, R. G., Araújo, F. M. U. D., Dhimish, M. & Guerra, M. I. S., 14 May 2020, In: Energies. 13, 2472, 21 p.

 

Identifying the Optimum Network Architecture and WLAN Technology for Video Conferencing Application

Ali, A. M., Dhimish, M. & Glover, I., 17 Apr 2020, In: International Journal of Advance Computational Engineering and Networking (IJACEN). 8, 2, p. 31-36 6 p.

 

WLAN Protocol and Network Architecture Identification for Service Mix Applications

Ali, A. M., Dhimish, M. & Glover, I., 17 Apr 2020, In: International Journal of Advance Computational Engineering and Networking (IJACEN). 7 p.

 

Photovoltaic Degradation Rate Affected by Different Weather Conditions: A Case Study Based on PV Systems in the UK and Australia

Dhimish, M. & Alrashidi, A., 16 Apr 2020, In: Electronics. 9, 4, 650.

 

Algorithmic Identification of the Best WLAN Protocol and Network Architecture for Internet-Based Applications

Ali, A. M., Dhimish, M., M. ALSMADI, MALEK. & Mather, P., 12 Mar 2020, In: International Journal of Knowledge Management. 19, 1, 20 p., 2040011.

 

Current limiter circuit to avoid photovoltaic mismatch conditions including hot-spots and shading

Dhimish, M. & Badran, G., 1 Jan 2020, In: Renewable Energy. 145, p. 2201-2216 16 p.

 

Micro cracks distribution and power degradation of polycrystalline solar cells wafer: Observations constructed from the analysis of 4000 samples

Dhimish, M., 1 Jan 2020, In: Renewable Energy. 145, p. 466-477 12 p.

2019

WLAN Protocol and Network Architecture Selection for Real-time Applications

Ali, A., Dhimish, M. & Mather, P., 30 Dec 2019, In: International Journal of Advance Computational Engineering and Networking (IJACEN). 7, 11

 

Deployment of AI-based RBF network for photovoltaics fault detection procedure

Hussain, M., Dhimish, M., Holmes, V. & Mather, P., 26 Dec 2019, In: AIMS Electronics and Electrical Engineering. 4, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

 

70% decrease of hot-spotted photovoltaic modules output power loss using novel MPPT algorithm

Dhimish, M., 1 Dec 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs. 66, 12, p. 2027-2031

 

Photovoltaic Hot-Spots Fault Detection Algorithm using Fuzzy Systems

Dhimish, M. & Badran, G., 1 Dec 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability. 19, 4, p. 671-679 9 p.

 

Solar cells micro crack detection technique using state-of-the-art electroluminescence imaging

Dhimish, M. & Holmes, V., 1 Dec 2019, In: Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices. 4, 4, p. 499-508 10 p.

 

Novel Open-Circuit Photovoltaic Bypass Diode Fault Detection Algorithm

Dhimish, M. & Chen, Z., 1 Nov 2019, In: IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 9, 6, p. 1819-1827 9 p.

 

WLAN Protocol and Network Architecture Selection for Real-Time Applications

Ali, A. M., Dhimish, M. & Mather, P., 18 Aug 2019.

 

Development of Novel Solar Cell Micro Crack Detection Technique

Dhimish, M. & Mather, P., 1 Aug 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing. 32, 3, p. 277-285 9 p.

 

Novel Photovoltaic Hot-spotting Fault Detection Algorithm

Dhimish, M., Mather, P. & Holmes, V., 5 Jun 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability. 19, 2, p. 378-386 9 p.

 

Novel Photovoltaic Micro Crack Detection Technique

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V. & Mather, P., 5 Jun 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability. 19, 2, 304 p.

 

Assessing MPPT Techniques on Hot-Spotted and Partially Shaded Photovoltaic Modules: Comprehensive Review Based on Experimental Data

Dhimish, M., 1 Mar 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 66, 3, p. 1132-1144

 

Estimating the impact of azimuth-angle variations on photovoltaic annual energy production

Dhimish, M. & Silvestre, S., 1 Mar 2019, In: Clean Energy. 3, 1, p. 47–58

 

Exploratory evaluation of solar radiation and ambient temperature in twenty locations distributed in United Kingdom

Dhimish, M. & Mather, P., 1 Mar 2019, In: Urban Climate. 27, p. 179-192

 

CDF modelling for the optimum tilt and azimuth angle for PV installations: case study based on 26 different locations in region of the Yorkshire UK

Dhimish, M., Mather, P., Holmes, V. & Sibley, M., 25 Feb 2019, In: IET Renewable Power Generation. 13, 3, p. 399-408 10 p.

2018

BESS Techno-economic challenges to support wind energy: Mind mapping and correlation matrix

Attya, A., Dhimish, M. & Schofield, N., 13 Dec 2018.

 

Evaluating Power Loss and Performance Ratio of Hot-Spotted Photovoltaic Modules

Dhimish, M., Mather, P. & Holmes, V., 1 Dec 2018, In: IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 65, 12, p. 5419-5427 9 p.

 

Preliminary assessment of the solar resource in the United Kingdom

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mather, P. & Sibley, M., 1 Oct 2018, In: Clean Energy. 2, 2, p. 112-125 14 p.

 

Development of 3D graph-based model to examine photovoltaic micro cracks

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mather, P., Aissa, C. & Sibley, M., 1 Sep 2018, In: Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices. 3, 3, p. 380-388 9 p.

 

Novel hot spot mitigation technique to enhance photovoltaic solar panels output power performance

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mather, P. & Sibley, M., 1 Jun 2018, In: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 179, p. 72-79 8 p.

 

PV output power enhancement using two mitigation techniques for hot spots and partially shaded solar cells

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B., Dales, M. & Mather, P., 1 May 2018, In: Electric Power Systems Research. 158, p. 15-25 11 p.

 

Comparing Mamdani Sugeno Fuzzy Logic and RBF ANN Network for PV Fault Detection

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B. & Dales, M., 1 Mar 2018, In: Renewable Energy. 117, p. 257-274 18 p.

2017

Output-Power Enhancement for Hot Spotted Polycrystalline Photovoltaic Solar Cells

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B., Dales, M. & Mather, P., 6 Dec 2017, In: IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability. 18, 1, p. 37-45 9 p.

 

Multi-layer photovoltaic fault detection algorithm

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B. & Dales, M., 1 Dec 2017, In: IET High Voltage. 2, 4, p. 244-252 9 p.

 

Parallel fault detection algorithm for grid-connected photovoltaic plants

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V. & Dales, M., 1 Dec 2017, In: Renewable Energy. 113, p. 94-111 19 p.

 

Photovoltaic fault detection algorithm based on theoretical curves modelling and fuzzy classification system

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B., Dales, M. & Mather, P., 1 Dec 2017, In: Energy. 140, Part 1, p. 276-290 25 p.

 

Seven indicators variations for multiple PV array configurations under partial shading and faulty PV conditions

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B., Dales, M., Chong, B. & Zhang, L., 1 Dec 2017, In: Renewable Energy. 113, p. 438-460 23 p.

 

Simultaneous fault detection algorithm for grid-connected photovoltaic plants

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B. & Dales, M., 18 Oct 2017, In: IET Renewable Power Generation. 11, 12, p. 1565-1575 11 p.

 

Detecting Defective Bypass Diodes in Photovoltaic Modules using Mamdani Fuzzy Logic System

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B., Dales, M. & Mather, P., 1 Oct 2017, In: Global Journal of Researches in Engineering: F Electrical and Electronics Engineering. 17, 5, p. 33-44 12 p.

 

Diagnostic Method for Photovoltaic Systems based on Six Layer Detection Algorithm

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B. & Dales, M., 1 Oct 2017, In: Electric Power Systems Research. 151, p. 26-39 14 p.

 

Effect of micro cracks on photovoltaic output power: case study based on real time long term data measurements

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Dales, M. & Mehrdadi, B., 1 Oct 2017, In: Micro and Nano Letters. 12, 10, p. 803-807 5 p.

 

Fault detection algorithm for multiple GCPV array configurations

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Dales, M., Mather, P., Sibley, M., Chong, B. & Zhang, L., 20 Jul 2017.

 

The impact of cracks on the performance of photovoltaic modules

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Dales, M., Mather, P., Sibley, M., Chong, B. & Leeds, U., 20 Jul 2017.

 

The Impact of Cracks on Photovoltaic Power Performance

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V., Mehrdadi, B. & Dales, M., 1 Jun 2017, In: Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices. 2, 2, p. 199-209 11 p.

 

Impact of Video Streaming Quality on Bandwidth in Humanoid Robot NAO Connected to the Cloud

Aagela, H., Holmes, V., Dhimish, M. & Wilson, D., 22 Mar 2017.

2016

Grid-connected PV monitoring system (GCPV-MS)

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V. & Mehrdadi, B., 18 Nov 2016.

 

Grid-connected PV virtual instrument system (GCPV-VIS) for detecting photovoltaic failure

Dhimish, M., Holmes, V. & Dales, M., 18 Nov 2016.

 

Fault detection algorithm for grid-connected photovoltaic plants

Dhimish, M. & Holmes, V., 1 Nov 2016, In: Solar Energy. 137, p. 236-245 10 p.

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