Dr Ahmed Zobaa

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Senior Lecturer in Power Systems / MSc Course Director - Sustainable Electrical Power

Room: H220
Brunel University
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 265335
Email: Ahmed.Zobaa@brunel.ac.uk

Summary

Academic qualifications

  • BSc Electric Power & Machines, 1st Class Honours, Cairo University, July 1992.
  • MSc Electric Power & Machines, Cairo University, May 1997.
  • PhD Electric Power & Machines, Cairo University, November 2002.

Professional history

Egypt:

  • 1992 – 1997 Instructor, Cairo University, Egypt
  • 1997- 2003 Teaching Assistant, Cairo University, Egypt
  • 2003 – 2008 Assistant Professor, Cairo University, Egypt
  • 2008 – Date Associate Professor (on leave), Cairo University, Egypt

United Kingdom:

  • 2007 – 2010 Senior Lecturer, Exeter University, UK
  • 2007 – 2010 Electrical Engineering Team Leader, PRIMaRE, UK
  • 2010 - Date Senior Lecturer, Brunel University, UK

Research and Teaching

Research Interests

  • Lighting Applications.
  • Power quality problems in power systems.
  • Evaluation and compensation of reactive power using capacitors and filters (passive or active).
  • Grid integration of (marine) renewable energy.
  • Design and optimization of wind energy systems (onshore & offshore).
  • Design, performance analysis, and cost benefit analysis of photovoltaic energy systems.
  • Energy management.
  • Smart Grids.

Current Research

  • Modular Development Plan of the Pan-European Transmission System 2050 (e-HIGHWAY2050), 2012-2015 (£13M, Co.I).

Previous Research

  • (VN-TU116) Investigation of the Possibilities for Implementation the Active Power Filters for Increasing the Energy Efficiency of the Use of Electrical Power and Improving Power Quality, National Science Fund, Bulgaria, 2005-2009. (€55k, Member).
  • Establishing a new Power Systems Laboratory at University of Exeter - I, Southwest Regional Development Agency (SWRDA), 2008. (£240k, PI).
  • ESRC/EPSRC Research Cluster: Britain’s Energy Security in a Multipolar World, ESRC/EPSRC, 2008. (£400k, Member)
  • Establishing a new Power Systems Laboratory at University of Exeter - II, Southwest Regional Development Agency (SWRDA), 2008. (£107k, PI).
  • Ocean Lider, Iberdrola Ingeniería, 2009-2010. (€30M, International Collaborator with University of Cantabria).

Teaching

Undergraduate courses:

  • Level 1: EE1068: Electronic Engineering Workshop
  • Level 2: EE2603: Electrical Engineering and Sustainability
  • Level 3: EE3605: Renewable Energy in Power Systems (Module Leader)

Postgraduate courses:

MSc in Sustainable Electrical Power

  • EE5519: Power Electronics and FACTS
  • EE5521: Power System Stability and Control (Module Leader)
  • EE5523: Sustainable Electrical Power Workshops
  • EE5524: Sustainable Power Generation (Module Leader)

MSc Advanced Electronic and Electrical Engineering

  • EE5568: Renewable Energy and Power Electronics Systems (Module Leader)

Activities

Professional qualifications

  • The Royal Society of Arts, Fellow
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology  (IET), Fellow
  • The Energy Institute (EI) in UK, Fellow
  • The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) in UK, Fellow
  • The Higher Education Academy (HEA) in UK, Fellow
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in USA, Senior Member
  • IEEE Standards Association, Member
  • International Solar Energy Society (ISES), Member
  • European Society for Engineering Education, Member
  • European Power Electronics and Drives Association, Member
  • Engineering Council UK, Registered Chartered Energy  Engineer
  • Engineering Council UK, Registered Chartered Engineer
  • Engineering Council UK, Registered International Professional Engineer
  • European Federation of  National Engineering Associations, Registered European Engineer
  • EgyptianSyndicate of Engineers, Member 
  • Egyptian Society of Engineers, Member

Training/Short courses

Developing and teaching power systems courses in Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab of Emirates.

Publications

Publications

Journal Papers

(2014) Vaccaro, A., Zobaa, AF. and Formato, G., Vulnerability analysis of satellite-based synchronized smart grids monitoring systems, Electric Power Components and Systems 42 (3-4) : 408- 417

(2014) Gargov, NP., Zobaa, AF. and Pisica, I., Investigation of multi-phase tubular permanent magnet linear generator for wave energy converters, Electric Power Components and Systems 42 (2) : 124- 131

(2014) Gargov, NP., Zobaa, AF. and Pisica, I., Separated magnet yoke for permanent magnet linear generator for marine wave energy converters, Electric Power Systems Research 109 (0) : 63- 70

(2014) Zobaa, AF., Optimal multiobjective design of hybrid active power filters considering a distorted environment, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 61 (1) : 107- 114

(2013) Shahrazad, M. and Zobaa, AF., Optimal allocation of FACTS devices in distribution networks using Imperialist Competitive Algorithm, International Review of Electrical Engineering 8 (5) : 1539- 1547

(2013) Mitchell, J., Zobaa, A., Patra, A., Ribeiro, PF., Mylvaganam, S., Timmerberg, J. and Nolle, E., Then and now: perspectives on teaching electrical and electronic engineering, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EDUCATION 50 (3) : 345- 350

(2013) La Scala, M., Vaccaro, A. and Zobaa, AF., A goal programming methodology for multiobjective optimization of distributed energy hubs operation, Applied Thermal Engineering

(2013) Suresh Kumar, V., Ramela, KR. and Zobaa, AF., A cuk converter to improve the ride-through capability of low power adjustable speed drives for voltage sag and swell, International Review of Electrical Engineering 8 (4) : 1302- 1310

(2013) Aleem, SHEA., Elmathana, MT. and Zobaa, AF., Different design approaches of shunt passive harmonic filters based on IEEE Std. 519-1992 and IEEE Std. 18-2002, Recent Patents on Electrical and Electronic Engineering 6 (1) : 68- 75

(2013) Afifi, SN., Hassan, MG. and Zobaa, AF., How Market Regulatory Framework and Policy Affected the CHP Development in Meeting 2010 Targets in the UK (vol 7, pg 331, 2010), ENERGY SOURCES PART B-ECONOMICS PLANNING AND POLICY 8 (1) : 106- 106

(2013) Pandi, VR., Xiao, W., Zeineldin, HH. and Zobaa, AF., Optimal penetration levels for inverter-based distributed generation considering harmonic limits, Electric Power Systems Research 97 68- 75

(2013) Vaccaro, A. and Zobaa, AF., Voltage regulation in active networks by distributed and cooperative meta-heuristic optimizers, Electric Power Systems Research 99 9- 17

(2012) Wang, JX., Bie, ZH., Xia, DZ. and Zobaa, AF., From mathematical analysis to experimental calculation: Teaching three-phase shortcircuits of a synchronous generator, International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education 49 (4) : 444- 463

(2012) Gargov, NP. and Zobaa, AF., Multiphase air-cored tubular permanent magnet linear generator for wave energy converters, IET Renewable Power Generation 6 (3) : 171- 176

(2013) Afifi, SN., Hassan, MG. and Zobaa, AF., Erratum: How market regulatory framework and policy affected the CHP development in Meeting 2010 targets in the UK (Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy 7: 4 (331-338)), Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy 8 (1) : 106- 106

(2012) Hassan, MG., Afifi, S. and Zobaa, AF., How market regulatory framework and policy affected the CHP development in meeting 2010 targets in the UK, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy 7 (4) : 331- 338

(2012) Aleem, SHEA., Zobaa, AF. and Aziz, MMA., Optimal C-Type Passive Filter Based on Minimization of the Voltage Harmonic Distortion for Nonlinear Loads, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS 59 (1) : 281- 289

(2012) Elmathana, MT., Zobaa, AF. and Hegazy, Y., Optimal harmonic filters design based mean value estimation of the source and load characteristics, Recent Patents on Electrical and Electronic Engineering 5 (2) : 155- 163

(2012) Zobaa, AF., Ali, HAM. and El-Zahab, EEA., Single-tuned passive harmonic filters design with uncertain source and load characteristics, Recent Patents on Electrical Engineering 5 (1) : 72- 80

(2013) Afifi, SN., Hassan, MG. and Zobaa, AF., The impacts of the proposed nabucco gas pipeline on eu common energy policy, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy 8 (1) : 14- 27

(2011) Vaccaro, A., Velotto, G. and Zobaa, AF., A Decentralized and Cooperative Architecture for Optimal Voltage Regulation in Smart Grids, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS 58 (10) : 4593- 4602

(2011) Rozlan, MBM., Zobaa, AF. and Aleem, SHEA., The Optimisation of Stand-Alone Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems Using HOMER, INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING-IREE 6 (4) : 1802- 1810

(2011) Palanivel, P., Dash, SS., Chellammal, N. and Zobaa, AF., Performance Analysis of Three Phase Multilevel Inverters Using Sinusoidal Pulse Width Modulation with Zero Sequence Signal, INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING-IREE 6 (2) : 566- 573

(2011) Abd, WS., Aziz, MMA. and Zobaa, AF., Assessment of different objectives for harmonics passive filters design, Recent Patents on Electrical Engineering 4 (3) : 193- 201

(2011) Vaccaro, A. and Zobaa, AF., Cooperative fuzzy controllers for autonomous voltage regulation in Smart Grids, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing 2 (1) : 1- 10

(2011) Moirangthem, J., Dash, SS. and Zobaa, AF., Different methodologies to determine break point relays in a power system protection, International Review on Modelling and Simulations 4 (6) : 3208- 3213

(2011) Khaleghi Kerahroudi, S. and Zobaa, AF., Dynamic performance of the wind synchronous generators with different types of excitation systems, International Review on Modelling and Simulations 4 (6) : 2802- 2810

(2011) Rabbani, R. and Zobaa, AF., Dynamic performance of wind asynchronous generators using different types and locations of fault, International Review on Modelling and Simulations 4 (6) : 2795- 2801

(2011) Subramani, C., Dash, SS., Kumar, V. and Zobaa, AF., Line stability index for steady state stability enhancement using FACTS device, International Review on Modelling and Simulations 4 (6) : 3119- 3124

(2011) Kavitha, D., Zobaa, AF., Renuga, P. and Kumar, VS., NSGA-II Optimized Neural Network Controlled Active Power Line Conditioner Under Non-Sinusoidal Conditions, INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING-IREE 6 2604- 2610

(2011) Zobaa, AF. and Lecci, A., Particle swarm optimisation of resonant controller parameters for power converters, IET Power Electronics 4 (2) : 235- 241

(2011) Zeineldin, HH. and Zobaa, AF., Particle Swarm Optimization of Passive Filters for Industrial Plants in Distribution Networks, ELECTRIC POWER COMPONENTS AND SYSTEMS 39 1795- 1808

(2011) Delgado, F., Ortiz, A., Renedo, CJ., Pérez, S., Mañana, M. and Zobaa, AF., The influence of nuclear generation on CO emissions and on the cost of the Spanish system in long-term generation planning, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems 33 (3) : 673- 683

(2011) Delgado, F., Ortiz, A., Renedo, CJ., Pérez, S., Mañana, M. and Zobaa, AF., The influence of nuclear generation on CO2 emissions and on the cost of the Spanish system in long-term generation planning, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems

(2011) Manana, M., Arroyo, A., Silio, D., Delgado, F., Perez, S., Fernandez, I., Moreno, V., Pigazo, A., Zobaa, A., Roa, P. and Cardenal, J., WET: A wave energy toolbox for oscillating-body converters, OCEANS 2011 IEEE - Spain

(2010) Ibrahim, DK., Zobaa, AF., E-Zahab, EA. and Abo-Hamad, GM., Improving Mho and Quadrilateral Relays Performance During Power Swings, INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING-IREE 5 (6) : 2919- 2928

(2010) Zobaa, AF., Abdel Aziz, MM. and Abdel Aleem, SHE., Comparison of shunt-passive and series-passive filters for DC drive loads, Electric Power Components and Systems 38 (3) : 275- 291

(2010) Vaccaro, A. and Zobaa, AF., Cooperative fuzzy controllers for autonomous voltage regulation in Smart Grids, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing 1- 10

(2010) Abdelsalam, NM., Aziz, MS., Zobaa, AF. and Abdelaziz, MM., Optimizing operation at the Mubarak pumping station in Egypt, International Journal on Hydropower and Dams 17 (6) : 87- 91

(2010) Zeineldin, HH., Saif, A., Salama, MMA. and Zobaa, AF., Three-dimensional non-detection zone for assessing anti-islanding detection schemes, Electric Power Components and Systems 38 (6) : 621- 636

(2009) Greaves, D., Smith, G., Attrill, M., Belmont, M., Chadwick, A., Conley, D., Eccleston, A., Godley, B., Harrington, N., Hor, CL., Hosegood, P., Johanning, L., Millar, D., Pan, S., Reeve, D., Williams, J., Wolfram, J., Xu, J., Zobaa, A. and Zou, Q., Marine renewable energy development - research, design, install, PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS-MARITIME ENGINEERING 162 (4) : 187- 196

(2009) Aloquili, OM., Zobaa, AF. and Zeineldin, HH., Power factor correction based on transmission loss minimization with uncertain source harmonics and load characteristics, Electric Power Components and Systems 37 (3) : 331- 346

(2009) Hassan, MG., Hirst, R., Siemieniuch, C. and Zobaa, A., The impact of energy awareness on energy efficiency, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering 2 (4) : 284- 297

(2008) Abdel Aziz, MM., Ibrahim, DK., Zobaa, AF. and Awad, MM., Transmission lines differential protection based on the energy conservation law, Electric Power Systems Research 78 (11) : 1865- 1872

(2007) Zobaa, AF. and Boghdady, TA., Integration into undergraduate courses of transformer tests using MATLAB/Simulink, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EDUCATION 44 (4) : 319- 332

(2007) Zobaa, A. and Reljin, B., Neural network applications in electrical engineering, NEUROCOMPUTING 70 (16-18) : 2613- 2614

(2007) Zobaa, AF., Distortion power optimization for nonlinear loads, ELECTRIC POWER COMPONENTS AND SYSTEMS 35 (6) : 733- 740

(2007) Zobaa, AF., Some observations to the concept of power factor correction in nonsinusoidal environments, ELECTRIC POWER COMPONENTS AND SYSTEMS 35 (5) : 603- 606

(2007) Zobaa, AF., Optimal sizing of the passive filter's elements in hybrid active filters, ELECTRIC POWER COMPONENTS AND SYSTEMS 35 (4) : 483- 488

(2007) Aziz, MMA., Abou El-Zahab, EE-D., Zobaa, AF. and Khorshied, DM., Passive harmonic filters design using Fortran Feasible Sequential Quadratic Programming, ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS RESEARCH 77 (5-6) : 540- 547

(2007) Zobaa, AF., Letter to the editor: Distortion power optimization for nonlinear loads, Electric Power Components and Systems 35 (6) : 733- 740

(2007) Zobaa, AF., Letter to the editor: Optimal sizing of the passive filter's elements in hybrid active filters, Electric Power Components and Systems 35 (4) : 483- 488

(2007) Zobaa, AF., Letter-to-editor: Some observations to the concept of power factor correction in nonsinusoidal environments, Electric Power Components and Systems 35 (5) : 603- 606

(2007) Romero, R., Zobaa, AF., Asada, EN. and Freitas, W., Mathematical optimisation techniques applied to power system operation and planning, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy 5 (4) : 393- 403

(2007) Freitas, W., Asada, EN., Zobaa, AF. and McConnach, JS., Policy and economic issues of electrical power and energy systems, International Journal of Global Energy Issues 27 (3) : 253- 261

(2007) Zobaa, AF. and Majd, A., Power electronics for distributed and co-generation, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy 5 (2) : 109- 117

(2006) Aziz, MMA., Zobaa, AF., Ibrahim, AM. and Monem, AMA., Effect of time variation of system impedance and voltage harmonics on LC compensation for nonlinear loads, IEE PROCEEDINGS-ELECTRIC POWER APPLICATIONS 153 (4) : 619- 624

(2006) Zobaa, AF., Maintaining a good power factor and saving money for industrial loads, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS 53 (2) : 710- 712

(2006) Zobaa, AF., Voltage harmonic reduction for randomly time-varying source characteristics and voltage harmonics, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 21 (2) : 816- 822

(2006) Nigim, KA. and Zobaa, AF., Development and opportunities of distributed generation fuelled by renewable energy sources, International Journal of Global Energy Issues 26 (3-4) : 215- 231

(2006) Zobaa, AF. and Nigim, KA., International Journal of Global Energy Issues: Editorial, International Journal of Global Energy Issues 26 (3-4) : 213- 214

(2006) Zobaa, AF., Gilany, MI. and Abdel Aziz, MM., The impact of shunt compensation on total harmonic distortion, International Journal of Power and Energy Systems 26 (1) : 89- 95

(2005) Zobaa, AF., Non-fundamental apparent power optimization using passive filters, ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS RESEARCH 76 (1-3) : 38- 45

(2005) Zobaa, AF., Harmonic adjusted power factor correction in nonsinusoidal environment, IEE PROCEEDINGS-ELECTRIC POWER APPLICATIONS 152 (4) : 960- 966

(2005) Aziz, MMA., El-Zahab, EEA. and Zobaa, AF., LC compensation for nonlinear loads taking into account cost constraints, ELECTRIC POWER COMPONENTS AND SYSTEMS 33 (6) : 629- 640

(2005) Zobaa, AF. and Aziz, MMA., The most economical power factor correction according to tariff structures in Egypt, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 20 (2) : 912- 918 Download publication

(2005) Zobaa, AF., The optimal passive filters to minimize voltage harmonic distortion at a load bus, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 20 (2) : 1592- 1597 Download publication

(2005) Nigim, KA., Zobaa, AF. and El-Amin, I., An introduction to reactive power compensation for wind farms, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy 3 (3) : 185- 195

(2005) Zobaa, AF., Cost-effective applications of power factor correction for nonlinear loads, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 20 (1) : 359- 365

(2005) Freitas, W., Vieira, JCM., Zobaa, AF. and McConnach, JS., Issues related to wind energy conversion systems, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy 3 (4) : 313- 323

(2004) Zobaa, AF. and Aziz, A., LC compensators based on transmission loss minimization for nonlinear loads, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 19 (4) : 1740- 1745 Download publication

(2004) Zobaa, AF., A new approach for voltage harmonic distortion minimization, ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS RESEARCH 70 (3) : 253- 260

(2004) Aziz, MMA., El-Zahab, EEDA., Ibrahim, AM. and Zobaa, AF., LC compensators for power factor correction of nonlinear loads, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 19 (1) : 331- 336 Download publication

(2004) Aziz, MMA., El-Zahab, EEDA., Ibrahim, AM. and Zobaa, AF., Practical considerations regarding power factor for nonlinear loads, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 19 (1) : 337- 341 Download publication

(2003) Zobaa, AF., Capacitive compensation at nonsinsoidal buses based on IEEE Std. 18-1992, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 18 (4) : 1562- 1563 Download publication

(2003) Aziz, MMA., Abou El-Zahab, EED., Ibrahim, AM. and Zobaa, AF., Effect of connecting shunt capacitor on nonlinear load terminals, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 18 (4) : 1450- 1454 Download publication

(2003) Aziz, MMA., El-Zahab, EEA. and Zobaa, AF., Power factor and your electrical utility bill in Egypt, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 18 (4) : 1567- 1568 Download publication

(2003) Aziz, MMA., Abou Elzahab, EE., Ibrahim, AM. and Zobaa, AF., Sizing of capacitors to optimize the power factor at non-sinusoidal frequencies, ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS RESEARCH 64 (1) : 81- 85

(2002) Aziz, MMA., Abou Elzahab, EE., Ibrahim, AM. and Zobaa, AF., Effect of terminal capacitance on the supply current distortion factor, ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS RESEARCH 63 (3) : 197- 201

(2002) Abdel Aziz, MM., Abou Elzahab, EE., Ibrahim, AM. and Zobaa, AF., On the economic selection of capacitive compensator sizes in nonsinusoidal conditions, IEEE Power Engineering Review 22 (10) : 47- 48

Conference Papers

(2014) Alikhanzadeh, AH., Taylor, GA. and Zobaa, AF., Future electricity highways for pan-European transmission systems: A GB transmission system perspective, UPEC 2013, Proceedings of the 48th Universities Power Engineering Conference 2013

(2012) Leuchter, J., Bauer, P. and Zobaa, AF., An efficiency investigation and experimental verification of EGS with VSCF, Industrial Electronics Conference

(2012) Rabbani, R., Taylor, GA. and Zobaa, AF., Critical evaluation of reduced models for stability analysis on the GB transmission system, UPEC 2012, Proceedings of the Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2012) Gargov, NP., Zobaa, AF. and Taylor, GA., Direct drive linear machine technologies for marine wave power generation, UPEC 2012, Proceedings of the Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2012) Elmathana, MT., Zobaa, AF. and Abdel Aleem, SHE., Economical design of multiple-arm passive harmonic filters for an industrial firm - Case study, International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power

(2012) Kerahroudi, SK., Zobaa, AF., Taylor, GA., Bradley, M. and Yang, L., Investigating the impact of stability constraints on the future GB transmission system, UPEC 2012, Proceedings of the Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2012) Aleem, SHEA., Zobaa, AF. and Sung, ACM., On the economical design of multiple-arm passive harmonic filters, Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2012) Gargov, NP., Zobaa, AF. and Taylor, GA., Structural designs and forces in direct drive linear generators for marine wave power generation, UPEC 2012, Proceedings of the Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2009) Saket, RK. and Zobaa, AF., Power system reliability evaluation using safety factor concept and Simpson's 1/3 rule, , IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline) 68- 73

(2013) Rabbani, R., Zobaa, AF. and Taylor, GA., Performance comparison of SVC with POD and synchronous generator excitation system to investigate oscillation damping control on the GB transmission system, , Proceedings of the Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2012) Kerahroudi, SK., Taylor, GA., Zobaa, AF. and Bradley, M., A framework for coordinated stability control in the future GB transmission system using HVDC and power flow controller devices, , IET Conference Publications (2012)

(2012) Rabbani, R., Zobaa, AF. and Taylor, GA., Applications of simplified models to investigate oscillation damping control on the GB transmission system, , IET Conference Publications (2012)

(2012) Muniz, LM., Manana, M., Arroyo, A., Martinez, R., Venero, G. and Zobaa, AF., Portable test platform for evaluating voltage dip immunity of industrial robots and components in the automotive industry, , IET Conference Publications (2012)

(2011) Gargov, N. and Zobaa, AF., Multiphase tubular permanent magnet linear generator for wave energy converters, , IET Conference Publications (2011) : 32- 32

(2010) Leuchter, J., Bojda, P., Bauer, P. and Zobaa, AF., An interface converter of hybrid power sources with supercapacitors, , IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference) 3250- 3257

(2010) Leuchter, J., Rerucha, V. and Zobaa, AF., Mathematical modeling of photovoltaic systems, , Proceedings of EPE-PEMC 2010 - 14th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference

(2010) Mageed, HA., Helmy, M., Raouf, A., El-Rahman, AHA., Zobaa, AF., Ghitas, A. and Aziz, MMA., New concept in measuring and calibrating the solar cell short circuit current, , 3rd International Metrology Conference 2010, CAFMET 2010 290- 296

(2010) Zobaa, AF. and Lecci, A., Power circuit design based on PSO optimization, , Proceedings of EPE-PEMC 2010 - 14th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference

(2010) Leuchter, J., Bauer, P. and Zobaa, AF., Power electronics and energy management of hybrid power sources with supercapacitors, , IET Conference Publications (2010)

(2010) Zobaa, AF., Vaccaro, A., Zeineldin, HH., Lecci, A. and Abdel Monem, AM., Sizing of passive filters in time-varying Nonsinusoidal environments, , ICHQP 2010 - 14th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power

(2009) Zobaa, AF., Orabi, M. and Youssef, M., A cost effective inverter topology for fuel cell residential power applications, , 2009 13th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE '09

(2008) Mageed, HA., Halawa, M., Zobaa, AF. and AbdelAziz, MM., Establishment and characterization of a traceable ac voltage source at nis, Egypt, , Proceedings of the Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2007) Zobaa, AF. and Jovanovic, M., A comprehensive overview on reactive power compensation technologies for wind power applications, , EPE-PEMC 2006: 12th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, Proceedings 1848- 1852

(2006) Zobaa, AF. and Jovanovic, M., A comprehensive overview on reactive power compensation technologies for wind power applications, 12th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, 2006 12TH INTERNATIONAL POWER ELECTRONICS AND MOTION CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-4 696- 700

(2006) Zobaa, AF. and Cecati, C., A comprehensive review on. distributed power generation, International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, 2006 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON POWER ELECTRONICS, ELECTRICAL DRIVES, AUTOMATION AND MOTION, VOLS 1-3 514- 518

(2006) Zobaa, AF. and McConnach, JS., International response to climate change: An overview, , 2006 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, PES

(2006) Aziz, MMA., Zobaa, AF. and Hosni, AA., Neural network controlled shunt active filter for non linear loads, , Proceedings of the 11th International Middle East Power Systems Conference, MEPCON'2006 (1) : 180- 188

(2006) Abou El-Zahab, EE-D., Zobaa, AF. and Mahmoud, HY., Power quality issues of fluorescent lamp circuits with magnetic ballast, , Proceedings of the 11th International Middle East Power Systems Conference, MEPCON'2006 (1) : 252- 259

(2006) Zobaa, AF. and Lee, WJ., The globalization of energy markets in Asia, General Meeting of the Power-Engineering-Society, 2006 POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING, VOLS 1-9 2965- 2970

(2006) Zobaa, AF. and Lee, W-J., The optimal LC compensator corresponding to maximum annual reduction in the source losses, , Conference Record - IAS Annual Meeting (IEEE Industry Applications Society) (3) : 1432- 1437

(2005) Zobaa, AF., An overview of the different situations of renewable energy in the European Union, , 2005 IEEE Russia Power Tech, PowerTech

(2005) Zobaa, AF., Climate change risks and financial sector, IEEE-Power-Engineering-Society General Meeting, 2005 IEEE POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING, VOLS, 1-3 2945- 2950

(2005) Zobaa, AF., Energy security in the Asia-Pacific region, IEEE-Power-Engineering-Society General Meeting, 2005 IEEE POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING, VOLS, 1-3 1527- 1532

(2005) Zobaa, AF., Southern African Power Pools, IEEE-Power-Engineering-Society General Meeting, 2005 IEEE POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING, VOLS, 1-3 1813- 1818

(2004) Zobaa, AF., Comparing power factor and displacement power factor corrections based on IEEE Std. 18-2002, 11th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, 2004 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HARMONICS AND QUALITY OF POWER 1- 5

(2004) Aziz, MMA., Zobaa, AF., Ibrahim, AM. and Monem, AMA., Effect of time variation of system impedance and voltage harmonics on LC compensation for nonlinear loads, 11th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, 2004 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HARMONICS AND QUALITY OF POWER 77- 82

(2004) Zobaa, AF., Harmonic problems produced from the use of adjustable speed drives in industrial plants: Case study, 11th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, 2004 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HARMONICS AND QUALITY OF POWER 6- 10

(2004) Zobaa, A., Status of international interconnections in North Africa, IEEE-Power-Engineering-Society General Meeting, 2004 IEEE POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING, VOLS 1 AND 2 1401- 1403

(2003) Aziz, MAA., Abou El-Zahab, EE. and Zobaa, AF., LC compensators based on cost minimization for nonlinear loads, 6th Large Engineering Systems Conference on Power Engineering (LESCOPE 03), LESCOPE'03 : 2003 LARGE ENGINEERING SYSTEMS CONFERENCE ON POWER ENGINEERING, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 143- 147

(2003) Zobaa, AF. and El-Din, EMT., Power factor optimization based on manufacturers standards of the capacitors for nonlinear loads, 6th Large Engineering Systems Conference on Power Engineering (LESCOPE 03), LESCOPE'03 : 2003 LARGE ENGINEERING SYSTEMS CONFERENCE ON POWER ENGINEERING, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 138- 142

(2002) Abdel Aziz, MM., Abou Elzahab, EE., Ibrahim, AM. and Zobaa, AF., Effect of terminal capacitance on the supply current distortion factor, Large Engineering Systems Conference on Power Engineering (LESCOPE 02), LESCOPE'02: 2002 LARGE ENGINEERINGS SYSTEMS CONFERENCE ON POWER ENGINEERING, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 173- 177

(2002) Aziz, MMA., Abou Elzahab, EE., Ibrahim, AM. and Zobaa, AF., Practical considerations on-power factor correction for nonlinear loads, 10th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, 10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HARMONICS AND QUALITY OF POWER, VOLS I AND II, PROCEEDINGS 46- 49

(2002) Abdel Aziz, MM., Abou Elzahab, EE., Ibrahim, A. and Zobaa, AF., Skin effect on optimal power factor, Large Engineering Systems Conference on Power Engineering (LESCOPE 02), LESCOPE'02: 2002 LARGE ENGINEERINGS SYSTEMS CONFERENCE ON POWER ENGINEERING, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 76- 78

Book Chapters

(2011) McConnach, JS., Zobaa, A. and Lapp, D., Impacts of Climate Change on the Power Industry and How It is Adapting. In: Blanco, J. and Kheradmand, H. eds. Climate Change - Research and Technology for Adaptation and Mitigation. InTech 345- 356

(2006) Zobaa, A., Standard handbook for electrical engineers. In: Fink, DG. and Beaty, HW. eds. Standard handbook for electrical engineers. McGraw-Hill Professional -

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