Shehab Ahmed

Associate Professor


Office: 246G
Phone: +974.4423.0259
Fax: +974.423.0011

Research Interests

  • System design
  • Advanced converters for power supplies
  • Motor drives
  • Power quality issues
  • Utility interface issues
  • Power conditioning systems for fuel cells
  • Wind and solar energy systems
  • The application of optimization in power and energy conversion systems
  • Novel high temperature motor drives
  • Design of high temperature power conversion systems
  • Electrical logging tool design; scientific software/web based application development


  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University-2007
  • M.S., Texas A&M University-2000
  • B.S., Alexandria University-1999

Selected Publications

S. Ahmed, and H.A. Toliyat, "Coupled Field Analysis Needs in the Design of Submersible Electric Motors", Proceedings of the IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, ESTS '07, 21-23 May 2007, Page(s): 231 - 237.

S. Ahmed, H. Patibandla, P.N. Enjeti, and H.A. Toliyat, "A High Density Power Converter for Higher Power Remotely Operated Loads", Proceedings of the IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC '07, June 17-21.

S. Nandi, S. Ahmed, and H.A. Toliyat, and R.M. Bharadwaj, "Selection Criteria of Induction Machines for Speed-Sensorless Drives Applications," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 39, No. 3, May/June 2003, pp. 704-712.

H.A. Toliyat, S. Ahmed, W. Choi, and P.N. Enjeti, "Instrument Selection Criteria for Non-sinusoidal Power Measurements," ASHRAE Transactions 2002, Vol. 108, Part 2, pp. 897-903.