Dr. Adel El Shahat


Assistant Professor

Office: BLDG 255, RM 1118
Phone: (912) 478-2286
Email: aahmed@georgiasouthern.edu



Ph.D., The Ohio State University, USA, & Zagazig University, Egypt, (JS), 2011

Electrical Power and Machines Engineering

M.Sc., Zagazig University, Egypt, 2004, Electrical Power and Machines Engineering

B.Sc., Zagazig University, Egypt, 1999, Electrical Engineering


Professional Experience:

Assistant Professor, EE Dept, Georgia Southern University. (August, 1st, 2015 – Present)

Assistant Professor, RLT, (Visiting), Georgia Southern University. (August, 2014 – May 2015)

Visiting Assistant Professor, ECE Dept. University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC), USA, (2014).
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Petroleum Engineering, Suez University, Egypt, (2011: 2014).
Researcher, Green Energy Lab. ECE Dept. The Ohio State University, USA, (2008: 2010).
Associate Lecturer, (2004: 2008), Demonstrator, (2001: 2004), Suez Canal University, Egypt.

Areas of Expertise:
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

Teaching Interests:
Power Electronics; Electrical Machines, Drives; Power System Analysis; Electric Circuits; Control Systems Engineering; Electromagnetic Fields; Digital Circuits Design; Electric field theory; Thermodynamic; Logic Circuits, Solving Engineering Problems with FORTRAN; Programming Languages; Electronics Engineering; Computer Engineering; Solving Engineering Problems with MATLAB; Engineering Science History; Introduction to PLC Systems & Automation; Engineering Drawing & AutoCAD program; Linear Systems.

Recent Publications related to Research Interests:
Books and Book Chapters:

  • Adel El Shahat, “Smart Homes Systems Technology”, ISBN 978-3-639-71114-1, Scholar Press Publishing, Germany, 2015.


  • Adel El Shahat, “Artificial Neural Network (ANN): Smart & Energy Systems Applications”, ISBN 978-3-639-71114-1, Scholar Press Publishing, Germany, 2014.


  • Adel El Shahat, “Induction Motor Performance Improvement”, ISBN 978-3-659-35255-3, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2013.


  • Adel El Shahat, “PM Synchronous Machine New Aspects; Modeling, control, and design”, ISBN 978-3-659-25359-1, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2012.


  • Adel El Shahat, Ali Keyhani, “Chapter 6: Sizing High Speed Micro Generators for Smart Grid Systems”, Smart power Grids 2011 Book, Series: Power Systems, ISBN 978-3-642-21577-3, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany 2012, pp. 177–234.


Journal Papers

  • Adel El Shahat, Rami Haddad, Youakim Kalaani, “Wind Energy Estimation Functions for Future Homes”, Journal of Power Technologies, Vol 95, No 3, 2015.


  • Adel El Shahat, Rami Haddad, Youakim Kalaani, “Optimum ANN Empirical Model of Capacitive Deionization Desalination Unit”, International Journal of Industrial Electronics and Drives;  InderScience, 2, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 116 – 133.


  • Rami Haddad, Adel El Shahat, Youakim Kalaani,“Lead Acid Battery Modeling for PV Applications”, Journal of Electrical Engineering, ISSN 1582-4594, Volume 15 / Edition : 2, June 2015 pp. 17-24.


  • Youakim Kalaani, Rami Haddad, Adel El Shahat, “PMSM Sensorless Speed Control Drive”, Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 1, No. 4, December 2014, pp. 132-143.


  • Ahmed M. Soliman, Adel El Shahat, Mohamed A. Sharaf, “Solar Panels Modeling Based Design Technique for Distributed Generation Applications”, International Journal of Engineering Research And Management (IJERM), ISSN: 2349- 2058, Volume-1, Issue-9, December 2014, pp. 213-218.


  • Adel El Shahat, Ahmed M. Soliman, Mohamed A. Sharaf, “Wind Turbines (Horizontal & Vertical) Design and Simulation Aspects for Renewable Energy Applications”, ARPN Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 4, No. 7, June 2014.


  • Adel El Shahat, “Neural Network Storage Unit Parameters Modeling”, International Journal of Industrial Electronics and Drives, Vol. 1, No. 4/ 2014, pp. 249-274.


  • Adel El Shahat, “PV Module Optimum Operation Modeling“, Journal of Power Technologies, ISSN: 2083-4187, E-ISSN: 2083-4195, Vol. 94, No 1, 2014, pp. 50–66.


  • Adel El Shahat, Fathy Abdul Kader, Hamed El Shewy, “ANN Interior PM Synchronous Machine Performance Improvement Unit”, Journal of Automation & Systems Engineering, (JASE), ISSN 1112-8542, Volume 7, Issue 4, P3, December 2013, pp. 164-175.


  • Adel El Shahat, “DC-DC Converter Duty Cycle ANN Estimation for DG Applications”, Journal of Electrical Systems (JES), ISSN 1112-5209; Vol. 9, Issue 1, March 2013.

Conference Papers

  • Adel El Shahat, Rami J. Haddad, Bikiran Guha, Youakim Kalaani, “’Sizing Residential Photovoltaic Systems in the State of Georgia”, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm 2015), Miami Florida , USA on November 2-5, 2015.


  • Adel El Shahat, Rami Haddad, Youakim Kalaani, “An Artificial Neural Network Model for Wind Energy Estimation”, IEEE SoutheastCon 2015 Conference, April 9-12, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida


  • Mudasser Wahab, Fernando Rios-Gutierrez, Adel El Shahat, “Energy Modeling of Differential Drive Robots”, IEEE SoutheastCon 2015 Conference, April 9-12, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


  • Adel El Shahat, Rami Haddad, Youakim Kalaani, “Smart Grids Technology Fundamentals- New Course”, ASEE – Southeastern Section Conference 2015  – Gainesville, FL, ASEE-SE Conference 2015.


  • Adel El Shahat, “High Speed Micro-Turbine Modeling & Control for Micro Grids Applications”, 18th Annual EUEC 2015 – USA’s Largest Energy, Utility & Environment Conference San Diego Convention Center | San Diego, CA, February 16 – 18, 2015.


  • Adel El Shahat, “Site Wind Energy Appraisal Function for Future Egyptian Homes”, 2014 Grid of the Future Symposium, October 19–21, 2014, Houston, Texas, USA. The third Grid of the Future Symposium sponsored by the CIGRE US National Committee (USNC) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).


  • Adel El Shahat, “Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines Modeling”, Sixteenth International Middle East Power Systems Conference Cairo, Egypt, 23-25 December 2014 (MEPCON’14), IEEE Xplore included.


  • Adel El Shahat, “Storage Device Unit Modeling”, The second International Conference on Engineering and Technology (ICET 2014), German University in Cairo (GUC), April 19 -20, 2014, Cairo, Egypt, IEEE Xplore included.


Last updated: 1/30/2019

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