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Ahmed F. Zobaa

  • BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, DSc
  • Reader in Electrical & Power Engineering
  • Brunel University
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Ahmed Faheem Zobaa received his B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Power & 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. Also, he received the Doctoral of Science from Brunel University London, UK in 2017. He was an Instructor during 1992-1997, a Teaching Assistant during 1997-2002, and an Assistant Professor during 2002-2007 at Cairo University, Egypt. From 2007 to 2010, he was a Senior Lecturer in renewable energy at University of Exeter, UK. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer in power systems, 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 Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, Technology and Economics of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy, and 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 U.K., Egypt Syndicate of Engineers, and the Egyptian Society of Engineers. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy of U.K. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Energy Institute of U.K., 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. Also, He is a member of the International Solar Energy Society, the European Power Electronics and Drives Association, and the IEEE Standards Association.


International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education


2017 - Present

Technology and Economics of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy


2014 - Present

Recent publications

  • Optimal design of single-tuned passive filters using Response Surface Methodology

    • Sakar S
    • Karaoglan A
    • Balci M
    • et al.
  • Active filter for power quality improvement by artificial neural networks technique

    • Farahat M
    • Zobah A

Professional experience

Reader in Electrical & Power Engineering

Brunel University

October 2019 - Present

Senior Lecturer in Electrical & Power Engineering

Brunel University

June 2010 - October 2019(9 years)

Senior Lecturer

University of Exeter

September 2007 - June 2010(3 years)

Assistant Professor

Cairo University

April 2003 - September 2007(4 years)

Teaching Assistant

Cairo University

October 1997 - April 2003(6 years)


Cairo University

October 1992 - October 1997(5 years)


Doctor of Science

Brunel University

November 2016 - October 2017(a year)

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice

University of Exeter

September 2009 - November 2010(a year)

Doctor of Philisophy

Cairo University

October 1997 - November 2002(5 years)

Master of Science

Cairo University

October 1992 - May 1997(5 years)

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Cairo University

September 1987 - July 1992(5 years)

Co-authors (249)

  • Alfredo Vaccaro
  • Shady Abdel Aleem
  • Gareth Taylor