Dr. Ehab Fahmy El-Sadaany
Prof. ehab el-saadany Professor Dean of College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Electrical Engineering

Contact Information
ehab.elsadaany@ku.ac.ae 971563147316


Prof. Ehab F. El-Saadany is an IEEE Fellow for his contributions in distributed generation planning, operation and control. He 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, where he was the Director of the Power MEng program between 2010 and 2015.

Currently, he is a Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Khalifa University, UAE.

Dr. El-Saadany is an Internationally recognized expert in the area of sustainable energy integration and smart distribution systems. His research interests include smart grid operation and control, microgrids, self-healing, cyber-physical security of smart grids, protection, power quality, embedded generation and transportation electrification. He is an Editor of the IEEE Power Systems Letters. He is Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario. 

Dr. El-Sadaany has graduated 34 Ph.D. and 22 M.Sc. students and published 450+ international journal and conference papers in addition to 1 US patents. He is an internationally recognized expert in Distribution Systems with Scopus H-Index 73 and over 21,150 citations. Dr. El-Saadany is the recepient of James A. Field Teaching Excellence Award in 2006, the Early Research Award, Ontario in 2007,  a two-time recipient of Canada Research Chair Award in Energy Systems (2009-2014) and Smart Distribution Systems (2014-2018). Recipient of the Mission Innovation Champion award in 2020 and is the recipient of the prestigious Khalifa Award in 2021. He is the recipient of the Mohamed Bin Rashid Medal for Scientific Excellence in 2023.

  • PhD, University of Waterloo, Canada, 1998
  • MSc, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1990
  • BSc, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1986

  • Distributed Generation (ECCE731)
  • Electric Circuits I (ECCE221)
  • Electric Power Quality (ECCE426)
  • Electrical Machines (ECCE322)
  • Electrical Power Distribution Systems (ECCE322)
  • Power System Analysis (ECCE421)
  • Power System Analysis (ECCE421)

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Affiliated Centers, Groups & Labs

Research Interests
  • Distribution system operation and control
  • Smart grids and microgrids
  • Protection systems
  • Cyber-physical security of power grids
  • Renewable integration on distribution systems
  • Transportation electrification; infrastructure planning and smart charging

Research Projects

Hybrid AC/DC systems operation, control and cyber-physical security

Integrated Hydrogen Energy and Electrified Transport Systems with Smart Power Grids Using AI Techniques

Research Staff and Graduate Students:

Dalia Arafa Postdoctoral Fellow
Amr Mabrouk Postdoctoral Fellow
Atul Singh Visiting Researcher
Abhisek Sukadev Mishra Postdoctoral Fellow
Abhineet Prakash Postdoctoral Fellow
Abhishek Saxena Postdoctoral Fellow
Ahmad Saber PhD student
Ahmed Emam PhD student
Adham Ahmed PhD student
Rawdha Al Kuwaiti PhD student
Shraf Eldin Sati Abdelgader PhD student
Nour Shabar MSc student
Rawan Abdelsalam MSc student
Additional Info

Recipient of Mohammed bin Rashid Medal for Scientific Excellence 2023 Recipient of Khalifa Award for Distinguished Faculty Professor 2021 Mission Innovation Champion 2020