Ahmed F. Zobaa

Brunel University London

Ahmed Faheem Zobaa received his BSc (Hons), MSc, and PhD degrees in Electrical Power and Machines from Cairo University, Egypt, in 1992, 1997, and 2002, respectively. Also, he received his Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice from the University of Exeter, UK, in 2010, and his Doctorate of Science from Brunel University London, UK, in 2017. He was an instructor from 1992 to 1997, a teaching assistant from 1997 to 2002, and an assistant professor from 2002 to 2007 at Cairo University, Egypt. From 2007 to 2010, he was a senior lecturer in renewable energy at the University of Exeter, UK. Currently, he is a reader in electrical and power engineering, an MSc course director, and a full member of the Institute of Energy Futures at Brunel University London, UK. 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. He is also an executive editor-in-chief for Technology and Economics of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy, and an 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, Egypt Syndicate of Engineers, and the Egyptian Society of Engineers. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy of the UK and a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Energy Institute of the UK, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Royal Society of Arts, the African Academy of Science, and the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He is also a member of the International Solar Energy Society, the European Power Electronics and Drives Association, and the IEEE Standards Association.

5books edited

3chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Ahmed F. Zobaa

This book on power quality written by experts from industries and academics from various counties will be of great benefit to professionals, engineers and researchers. This book covers various aspects of power quality monitoring, analysis and power quality enhancement in transmission and distribution systems. Some of the key features of books are as follows: Wavelet and PCA to Power Quality Disturbance Classification applying a RBF Network; Power Quality Monitoring in a System with Distributed and Renewable Energy Sources; Signal Processing Application of Power Quality Monitoring; Pre-processing Tools and Intelligent Techniques for Power Quality Analysis; Single-Point Methods for Location of Distortion, Unbalance, Voltage Fluctuation and Dips Sources in a Power System; S-transform Based Novel Indices for Power Quality Disturbances; Load Balancing in a Three-Phase Network by Reactive Power Compensation; Compensation of Reactive Power and Sag Voltage using Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage; Optimal Location and Control of Flexible Three Phase Shunt FACTS to Enhance Power Quality in Unbalanced Electrical Network; Performance of Modification of a Three Phase Dynamic Voltage Restorer (DVR) for Voltage Quality Improvement in Distribution System; Voltage Sag Mitigation by Network Reconfiguration; Intelligent Techniques for Power Quality Enhancement in Distribution Systems.

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