Usman Hassan was an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) at INTERACT Project and he was enrolled as a Doctoral student at ULB. He was 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. He left the project before the end of his contract due to personal issues.