Ahmed F. Zobaa

Brunel University London

Ahmed Faheem Zobaa received his BSc (Hons), MSc, and Ph.D. in Electrical Power and Machines from Cairo University, Egypt, in 1992, 1997, and 2002, respectively. He received his Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice from the University of Exeter, UK, in 2010, and his DSc from Brunel University London, UK, in 2017. He was an instructor from 1992 to 1997, a teaching assistant from 1997to 2002, and an assistant Professor from 2002–2007 at Cairo University, Egypt. From 2007 to 2010, he was a senior lecturer in renewable energy at the University of Exeter. From 2010 to 2019, he was a senior lecturer in power systems at Brunel University London, where he is currently a reader in electrical and power engineering. His main areas of expertise include power quality, (marine) renewable energy, smart grids, energy efficiency, and lighting applications. Dr. Zobaa is an executive editor for the International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, an executive editor-in-chief for Technology and Economics of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy, and editor-in-chief for the International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education. He is also an editorial board member, editor, associate editor, and editorial advisory board member for many international journals. He is a registered Chartered Engineer, Chartered Energy Engineer, European Engineer, and International Professional Engineer. He is also a registered member of the Engineering Council, UK; the Egypt Syndicate of Engineers; and the Egyptian Society of Engineers. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Energy Institute, Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Royal Society of Arts, the African Academy of Sciences, and Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors, all in the United Kingdom. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of the International Solar Energy Society, the European Power Electronics and Drives Association, and IEEE Standards Association.

6books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Ahmed F. Zobaa

This book is an introduction to the concepts and developments of emerging electric machines, including advances, perspectives, and selected applications. It is a helpful tool for practicing engineers concerned with emerging electric machines and their challenges and potential uses. Chapters cover such topics as electric machines with axial magnetic flux, asynchronous machines with dual power supply, new designs for electrical machines, and more.

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