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About Adel El Shahat

Adel El Shahat is currently an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Department of Electrical
Engineering at Georgia Southern University (GSU), USA. He is the Founder and Director of the innovative
Power Electronics and Nano-Grids Research Lab (iPenG) at GSU. He received his B.Sc. in Electrical
Engineering from Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt, in 1999. He received his M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
(Power & Machines) from Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt. in 2004. He received his Ph.D. degree (Joint
Supervision) from Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt, and The Ohio State University (OSU), Columbus, OH,
USA, in 2011. His research focuses on various aspects of Smart Grid Systems; Nano & Micro- Grids; Power
Electronics; Electric Machines; Drive Systems; Smart Homes, Distributed Generation; Renewable Energy
Systems (Photovoltaic, Wind, …etc); Power Systems; Energy Storage & Conservation; Optimization; Neural
Networks, Genetic; Power System Stability; Control Systems; Micro-generators Design; Micro-turbine
operation; FACTS; Capacitive Deionization; Modeling and Simulation techniques.


2015 Present Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology, Georgia Southern University Department of Electrical Engineering
2015 Present Affiliate, Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education, Georgia Southern University

Curriculum Vitae

Honors and Awards

  • Marquis Who's Who in America 2016 (2015)
  • Honor Certificate and Recognition with University Medal Suez Canal University, Egypt, in Science Festival (2010)
  • Acknowledgment Certificate for The Sweetest Professor of Electrical Engineering Dept. Georgia Southern University: IEEE Student Chapter at Georgia Southern University (2015)
  • Honor Certificate and Recognition with University Medal: Suez Canal University, Egypt, in Science Festival (2006)
  • The Outstanding Graduate Researcher Award (2004/2005)

Contact Information

PO Box 8045
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478- 2286
Office: IT 1118


Refereed Journal Articles (28)