Ahmed Bilal Awan

Ahmed Bilal Awan received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, in 2004, the master’s degree in electrical engineering from L’École Supérieure d’Electricité (SUPELEC), Paris, France, in 2007, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University de Lorraine, Nancy, France, in 2011. He has more than 15 years of research and teaching experience. He has published more than 50 papers in peer-reviewed high-ranked ISI journals. He is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Information Technology, Ajman University, Ajman, United Arab Emirates. His main research interests include renewable energy, solar energy, distributed power generation, stability investigation of distributed power systems, energy optimization in buildings, net zero energy buildings, and economic dispatch in renewable integrated power systems.

Education
  • PhD, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France, 2011
  • MS, École supérieure d'électricité (SUPELEC), Paris, France, 2007
  • B.Sc., University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan, 2004
Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Information Technology, Ajman University, UAE. Aug 2020 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 2014 - Aug 2020
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan, Mar. 2012 - Feb. 2014
  • Research Associate, Groupe de Recherche en Energie Electrique de Nancy (GREEN), University of Lorraine, France, Sept. 2007 - Dec. 2011
Teaching Area
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Power Systems and Electrical Machines
  • Smart Grid Renewable Energy Systems
  • Power Systems Analysis
  • Electrical Power Distribution Systems
  • High Voltage DC Transmission
  • Power Systems Protection
  • Power Electronics
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
Research
  • Renewable Energy: Solar energy (Photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power), Wind energy
  • Energy Storage
  • Energy Optimization in Buildings
  • Net Zero Energy Buildings
  • Distributed Energy Systems
  • Economic Dispatch in Renewable Integrated Power Systems
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • Rooftop vs. ground mounted PV system, 7th symposium on Engineering and applied sciences
  • Comparative Analysis of 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant and Photovoltaic Plant, AIP 5th International Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Energetic impedances: Application to large signal stability analysis of DC power systems, IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference
  • Nonlinear Stabilization of a DC-Bus Supplying a constant Power Load, IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS)
  • Active Stabilization of a Poorly Damped Filter Supplying a Constant Power Load, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)
  • Stability Investigation of Inverter Motor Drive System with Input Filter – Optimisation of the DC-Link Capacitance Value, Power Electronics Specialist Conference (PESC)
  • Analysis of Input Filter Interactions in Cascade Buck Converters, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Lead topic editor in Frontiers in Energy Research journal. ISI (Science citation indexed) impact factor: 4.008.
  • Guest editor of Energies journal. ISI (Science citation indexed) impact factor: 3.004
  • Distinguish instructor award for the academic year (2017-2018) in recognition of distinguished contribution to Electrical Engineering Department, Majmaah University
  • Distinguish Senior Design supervisor award, Majmaah University