Ahmed M.A. Nahhas

Umm al-Qura University

Prof. Dr. Ahmed M. Nahhas received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Electronics) from the University of Pittsburgh, USA, in 2001. He served in many prestigious leadership positions, including the dean of the College of Engineering, department head, and vice dean. He is currently a full professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, the College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia. He has reviewed several academic articles and dissertations in electrical engineering, electronics, and communications engineering. His current research interests include developing new photonic and electronic devices at nanoscales involving various functional materials, such as wide-bandgap semiconductors, nanostructured materials, and fabrication of ZnO and GaN optical devices. Prof. Dr. Nahhas received his first patent in 2016 and is an official reviewer of several international journals.

Ahmed M.A. Nahhas

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This book provides an overview of recent progress in renewable energy materials and devices. Various forms of renewable energy, such as solar, water, and wind energy, have garnered significant attention in research domains due to their potential applications. Solar cells have become particularly intriguing for harnessing solar energy, while the distinctive characteristics of wind energy have drawn the focus of numerous researchers. Renewable energy offers several advantages and applications in contrast to conventional energy sources. The book comprehensively addresses recent advancements in diverse aspects of renewable energy, encompassing solar, water, and wind energy resources.

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