Dr. Ameena Saad Al-Sumaiti
Dr. Ameena Saad Al-Sumaiti Associate Professor
Teaching Areas
Research Interests

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Ameena Al-Sumaiti received her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (Communication Track) from the United Arab Emirates University in 2008. She obtained her Master of Applied Science and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Power and Energy) from the University of Waterloo in 2010 and 2015, respectively. She was a Visiting Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2017.

Dr. Al-Sumaiti is a recipient of a number of awards including the University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship Award, UW Faculty of Engineering Graduate Scholarship Award, Provost Doctoral Entrance Award for Women, UW/NSERC Graduate Scholarship Award, Masdar Scholarship Award, Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Award, United Arab Emirates University Award, UAEU Honor Student Program Award, Creativity Club Award, Al-Maktoum Institute Award, Abu Dhabi Education Council Award and Photography Competition Award, etc.

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Power and Energy, University of Waterloo (Canada), 2015
  • M.A.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Power and Energy, University of Waterloo (Canada), 2010
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Communication Track, United Arab Emirates University (UAE), 2008
Teaching Areas
  • Risk, Reliability and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems
  • Electrical Engineering Mathematics
  • Root Cause and Failure Analysis
Research Interests
  • Smart grid
  • Microgrids
  • Water-energy nexus
  • Energy management
  • Demand response
  • Intelligent systems
  • Energy policy and economics
  • Planning problems