Dr. Ehab Fahmy El-Sadaany
Dr. Ehab Fahmy El-Sadaany Professor & Director of APEC
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Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Director, Advanced Power and Energy Research Center (APEC)

Dr. Ehab F. El-Saadany is an IEEE Fellow  who was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1964. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, in 1986 and 1990, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 1998, where he was a Professor with the ECE Department till 2019.

Currently, he is a Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Director of the Advanced Power and Energy Research Center at Khalifa University, UAE.

His research interests include smart grid operation and control, microgrids, self-healing, power quality, distributed generation, power electronics interfacing, and mechatronics. 

Dr. El-Sadaany has graduated 27 Ph.D. and 21 M.Sc. students and published 400+ international journal and conference papers. He is an internationally recognized expert in Distribution Systems with Scopus H-Index 53 and over 12,138 citations. He is an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, and IEEE PES Engineering Letters. Dr. El-Saadany is a recipient of two Canada Research Chair awards for his contributions to Energy Systems and Distributed Generation. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, Canada.

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo (Canada), 1998
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Ain Shams University (Egypt), 1990
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Ain Shams University (Egypt), 1986
Teaching Areas
  • Electric Circuits
  • Distribution Systems
  • Electric Machines
  • Power Systems
  • Power Quality
  • Distributed Generation
Research Interest
  • Smart grids, microgrids
  • Distribution systems operation and control
  • protection, renewable integration
  • cyber-physical security of power networks