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Mr Andreas Helwig

Mr Andreas Helwig
Name Andreas Helwig
Position Senior Lecturer (Electro-Mechanical Engineering)
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Office Z425
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1903
Extension 1903
Email
Qualifications BEng USQ

Research interests
Sustainable Energy Systems and modelling/optimisation
Energy Storage development and modelling
Sintered and hybrid sintered materials
Food Waste Resource Recover Valorisation (member of USQ RPT group)
Waste Plastic Valorisation
Engineering systems for black soldier fly, silkworms and bees insect production outcomes.
Axial Flux Electrical Machines
Railway traction engineering
Electrical insulation system development
Industrial carbon / biochar / pyrolysis / hydro pyrolysis
Reliability Engineering
Multi-lingual education
Professional engineering practice

Professional memberships
Engineers Australia
- FIEAUST, Exec.Eng.
- CPEng (Areas of Practice: Leaders & Management; Electrical Engineering)
- APAC Eng (Areas of Practice: Leaders & Management; Electrical Engineering)
Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (Electrical Engineering)

Industry affiliations
Member of Engineers Australia National Articulation Committee

Currently teaching courses/programs
ENG8300 Self-assessment Portfolio (MEPR Program) Examiner and Facilitator
ENG8311 Workplace Portfolio (MEPR) Moderator and Course Developer
ENG8308 Industry Project (MEPR) Examiner and Project Supervisor for < 100 applied industrial research project
ENG8411/12 Masters Research Projects A & B, Project Supervisor
ENG4111/12 Honours Research Project A & B, Project Supervisor
ENG4903 Professional Practice 2 Post-graduate Program Leader and Organiser
ENG3902 Professional Practice 1 Post-graduate Program Leader and Organiser
ELE3904 Electrical Practice D (former examiner) Moderator
ENG2111 Associate Engineer Design Project (Moderator and Electrical Projects Development)

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
8 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
25 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Discipline Leader Electrical Engineering
Former Engineering Practice Leader (2014-2019)
SEAG Committee Member
EA Accreditation Committee Member

Research most recent
Helwig, A, Sahay, A, Will Pumped-Hydro Energy Storage Business Models Work for Peak Shaving Use?, AUPEC 2018, Wellington NZ
Helwig, A, Sahay, A, Developing Feedback to Control an Intelligent Battery Charger for Wet Batteries?, AUPEC 2018, Wellington NZ
Helwig, Andreas and Logan, Alicia and Tranter, Mark (2018) Park your solar: Australia's largest solar car park. ReNew: Alternative Technology Association (National Magazine), Jan-March 2018 (142). pp. 56-58. ISSN 1327-1938


Research most notable
Helwig, Andreas (2016) Applied research in energy storage. In: Smart power systems and renewable energy system integration. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control, 57. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 179-200. ISBN 978-3-319-30425-0


Publications in ePrints

Kaliyev, Vladislav and Helwig, Andreas and Ahfock, Tony (2018) Axial flux PM coreless stator machine development for low speed wind generator. In: 2017 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2017) , 19-22 Nov 2017, Melbourne, Australia.

Parikipandla, Bharath and Helwig, Andreas and Byrne, Terry and Holmes, Graham and Ahfock, Tony (2018) Daniell cell investigation for energy storage. In: 2017 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2017) , 19-22 Nov 2017, Melbourne, Australia.

Sharma, Manish and Das, Narottam and Helwig, Andreas and Ahfock, Tony (2018) Impact of incident light angle on the conversion efficiency of nano-structured GaAs solar cells. In: 2017 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2017) , 19-22 Nov 2017, Melbourne, Australia.

Wang, Zhe and Das, Narottam and Helwig, Andreas and Ahfock, Tony (2018) Modeling of multi-junction solar cells for maximum power point tracking to improve the conversion efficiency. In: 2017 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2017) , 19-22 Nov 2017, Melbourne, Australia.

Helwig, Andreas and Logan, Alicia and Tranter, Mark (2018) Park your solar: Australia's largest solar car park. ReNew: Alternative Technology Association (National Magazine), Jan-March 2018 (142). pp. 56-58. ISSN 1327-1938

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