Dr. Ameena Saad Al-Sumaiti
Dr. ameena al-sumaiti Associate Professor Electrical Engineering And Computer Science

Contact Information
ameena.alsumaiti@ku.ac.ae +97123124347

Biography

Dr. Ameena Al-Sumaiti received her Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo (Canada) in 2015. She was a visiting professor at
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) in 2017 and is currently with Khalifa University. She made significant contributions to society, capacity-building,
education and research. She is in the list of 2021 top 2% scientists of the world and on the shortlist of national talent search among 2000 applicants. She is leading the Smart OR Lab.  She received more than
34 awards, privileges and prestigious local and international fellowships including he 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.


Education
  • 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
  • Engineering Mathematics (MATH232)
  • RiskReliability and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems (ECCE622)

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers
  • Advanced Power and Energy Center
  • Masdar Institute

Research
Research Interests
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Policy and Economics
  • Energy and Demand Side Management
  • Strategic Planning of Smart cities and Water-Electricity-Gas-Transport Nexus
  • Smart Homes & Buildings
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Wireless Charging for Transport Infrastructure
  • Risk, Reliability and Uncertainty of Engineering Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Stochastic Process
  • Control systems
  • Power Electronics

Research Projects

” Intelligent Link Boxes for Smart Maintenance High Voltage Underground Cables in the UAE,” 

Virtual Research Institute, “ Smart Transmission-Distribution”, 

"Atrial Fibrillation Prediction Using WBAN-ECG Monitoring System"

“A Techno-Economic Assessment of Solar Thermal Energy Project: A Case Study”, 

 “ Demand side management optimization for achieving 100% RE in building Micro-Grids”, 

"Roadmap and Technology design, planning and operation of autonomous vehicle and wireless charging infrastructure in UAE"

"Education without borders"

"Active Transmission and Distribution Systems"

"Renewable Energy Integration & Storage Systems"

"Intelligent Water-Energy Micro-Nexus"


Research Staff and Graduate Students:

Staff
Motiur Rezza Post-Doctoral Fellow 2021-2022
Nguyen The Hoach Post-Doctoral Fellow 2018-2021
Rajasekharareddy Chilipi Post Doctoral Fellow 2019
Wael El-Sayed Post Doctoral Fellow 2019
Phani Kumar Post Doctoral Fellow 2021
Srikanth Reddy Post Doctoral Fellow 2018- 2019
Ankit VigayVargia Visiting Researcher 2022
Mrityunjay Kumar Mishra Visiting Researcher 2022
Utkal Research Associate 2021-2022
Lokesh Panwar Research Engineer 2018
Students
Mohamed Elsir Current Ph.D. Student
Rahul Rajeevkumar Abdulrahman Hamdy Current Ph.D. Student
Abdulrahman Hamdy Current Master Student
Ahmed Mousa Current Master Student
Prince Aduama Current Master Student
Wahab Ullah Current Master Student
Omar Alisawi Current Master Student
Ahmed Alzubaidi Graduated Master Student
Bushra Alshehi Graduated Master Student
Alya Alhaj Alhindi Graduated Master Student
Abdulla Bani-Haidra Graduated Master Student