Research Interests

  • Power Conversion and Distribution
  • Electromechanics and Applied Magnetics
  • Subsurface Mechatronics


Selected Publications

  • A Grid-Connected Capacitor-Tapped Multimodule Converter for HVDC Applications: Operational Concept and Control
    A. Elserougi, A. Massoud, S. Ahmed
    IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 54 (5), (2018)
  • Three Wire DC Transmission Circuit with Modulated Pole
    S. Ahmed, A. Elserougi, A. Massoud, A. Abdel-Khalik
    US Patent 9,893,649, (2018)
  • A Dual Modular Multilevel Converter with High-Frequency Magnetic Links Between Submodules for MV Open-End Stator Wi...
    M. Diab, A. Massoud, S. Ahmed, B. Williams
    IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 33 (6), (2018)
  • Concentration Polarization and Permeate Flux Variation in a Vibration Enhanced Reverse Osmosis Membrane Module
    X. Su, W. Li, A. Palazzolo, S. Ahmed
    Desalination, Vol. 433, (2018)

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, Texas, United States of America, 2007
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, Texas, United States of America, 2000
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, 1999

Professional Profile

  • 2018 – Present: Professor, Computer, Electrical, Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division and ANPERC member at KAUST Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • ​2013-2018: Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar
  • 2007-2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar
  • 2010: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Science and Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2001-2007: Electrical Engineer, Schlumberger Integrated Productivity and Conveyance Center, Sugar Land, Texas, United States of America
  • 1999-2002: Research Assistant, Texas A&M University, Texas, United States of America

Awards

  • ​TEES Engineering Genesis Award (2016)
  • TAMUQ Faculty Research Excellence Award (2016)
  • TAMUQ ECEN Best Faculty Research Award (2016)
  • QNRF Best Research Project Award (2015)
  • Dean's Fellow for Industry Research Partnership (2016)
  • ECEN Faculty of the Year (2013)

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
  • Division of Computer, Electrical, Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)