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Mohamed El-Sharkawi

Mohamed El-Sharkawi

Mohamed El-Sharkawi
Energy Systems
Box 352500
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

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Phone: (206) 685-2286

University of British Columbia, 1980 PhD
University of British Columbia, 1977 MS
Cairo High Institute of Technology, 1971 BS


Mohamed A. El-Sharkawi is a Fellow of IEEE and is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Associate Chair at the University of Washington. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1980. He is the founder of the international conference on the Application of Neural Networks to Power Systems (ANNPS) and Co-founder of the international conference on Intelligent Systems Applications to Power (ISAP). He is a member of the administrative committee of the IEEE Neural Networks Council representing the Power Engineering Society, Video Tutorial Chair of the IEEE Continuing Education Committee and founding Chairman of several IEEE task forces and working groups and subcommittees.


Elected to Fellow of IEEE, 1994
Sigma Xi
Who is Who in Technology Today
American Men and Women of Science
Men of Achievement
Listed in the International Directory of Distinguished Leadership

Research Interests

Neural Networks Application of Intelligent Systems to Power Systems and Electric Drives
Application of Power Electronics to Power Systems
Electric Drives
High Performance Tracking Controls
Power System Dynamics and Control
Engineering Education

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