Usman Hassan is an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) at INTERACT Project and he is currently enrolled as a Doctoral student at ULB. He is currently working on high speed PMSMs for sustainable automotive electrical actuation. He has been awarded a Master in Electrical Engineering and Wind Technology from Technical University of Delft and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in 2017. He has previously worked as a Research Assistant at NTNU in the department of Electrical Engineering. His research interests are in the field of design of electrical machines and drives.