Dr. Ehab El-Saadany
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Dr. Ehab El-Saadany, Professor in EECS department at Khalifa University and on leave from the University of Waterloo. Received his PhD from the University of Waterloo in 1998 and joined the EECS department in 2000 as an assistant professor, until he becomes full professor in 2010. He was the director of the Power MEng program at the University of Waterloo until 2015. He joined Khalifa University on September 2016 as a full professor. His main research focus is on Distribution System Operation and Control, smart/micro grids, renewable integration, power quality and protection systems. Author of more than 400 top tier international journals and conferences publications with 5 US patents. Graduated 21 PhD and 17 Master students as well as supervised over 20 Postdoctoral fellows and visiting professors. Keynote and invited speaker in numerous international avenues in Canada, USA, Chile, Morocco, Egypt and UAE. Raised over $11M in research funds from different federal, provincial and industrial entities. Two-time recipient of the prestigious Canada Research Chair in Energy systems and Smart Distribution Systems, (2009-2014 and 2014-2018) respectively. Recipient of the Early Research Award from the government of Ontario, Canada. Recipient of several awards from University of Waterloo; outstanding performance 2015, merit award 2012, research excellence 2009, Jim Field teaching award 2006 and best engineering professor in 2015. Internationally recognized expert in smart/micro grids with Scopus H-index of 45 and over 8300 citations (Google Scholar citations 12,900 and H-Index 56). Dr. El-Saadany is a Fellow IEEE member, an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and Power Systems, and a Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.