Shabaya

Dr. Muhammad Akmal

Assistant Professor

Email: muhammad.akmal@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Power Systems, Queen’s University Belfast, UK 2011
  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan 2008
  • B.Sc. with Honors in Elect. Engineering, Univ. of Eng. and Tech., Lahore, Pakistan 2005

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Electrical Machines, Power System Analysis, Protection and Control, Power Transmission and Distribution and Renewable Energy.
  • Integration of Renewable Energy into the centralized grids
  • Modelling and Simulation of Power systems and High Voltage Engineering and Power System Quality

Employment History

  • Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University, UAE 2012 - Now
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, UK 2008 - 2011
  • Lecture/Lab Engineer Univ. of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan 2006 - 2008

RESEARCH & SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

  • Recipient of Charles Parsons Energy Research Award
  • Authored or co-authored over 20 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings on Power System Quality, Integration of Renewable Energy into the grid and High Voltage Engineering

CONSULTANCY & INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Worked with Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) to assess heating profiles for houses and best approaches to meet the heating demand 2008-2011
  • Worked with Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) and Glen Dimplex Northern Ireland to assess the heat pump load as a flexible load for managing wind variability management studies 2008 - 2011
  • Worked for Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) to assess the impact of high penetration of compact fluorescent lamps on distribution networks 2007 - 2008
  • Worked for Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) to assess the impact of induction furnaces on power quality of distribution networks 2007 - 2008
  • Worked on feasibility study of solar projects in the Cholistan region of Punjab, Pakistan 2007

MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC & PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Member since 2009.
  • Energy Institute (EI), UK, GradEI since 2013.
  • Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) since 2006
  • Member of World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society(WSEAS), since 2008