Dr. Mohamed Shawky received the B.Sc. and M.Sc degrees in Electrical Engineering from Mansoura University, Egypt, in 1997 and 2002 respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick (UNB), New Brunswick, Canada, in 2005. He worked at Siemens Company as designer engineer for photovoltaic system (1997 – 1998). He joined Mansoura University as research and teaching assistant in the Electrical Engineering Department and he involved in the consultant activities with external companies (1998 – 2002). He worked as research and teaching assistant in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the UNB, Canada (2002-2005). He joined McGill University for a Postdoctoral Fellow with the power electronics group.
He joined Vestas Wind Systems from 2006 to 2009 working in the Technology R&D with the Wind Power Plant Group, (Head quarter office), Arhus, Denmark. He worked at Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, TRANSCO as Senior Study and Planning Engineer and seconded to assistant professor at Mansoura University. He is currently assistant professor in the Electrical Power Engineering Program at MIST and Visiting Professor at MIT, USA.
Dr. Shawky was awarded the Expert and Key Employee benefits in Denmark after the assessment and evaluation from Danish Innovation Counsel and recommendation from Vestas Wind Systems A/S. His research involves power system, power electronics, FACTS technologies, system control, wind turbine modeling, wind energy integration and interconnections.
Advisor to current Masdar Institute students/Post-docs
- Dr. Ravikumar Pandi, Postdoct
- Ahmed Zidan, PhD Candidate
- Surour Al Araifi, MSc Candidate
- Khaled Alobaidli, MSc Candidate
- Torchyan Khachatur, MSc Candidate
- Hebatallah Ibrahim, MSc Candidate
- Suud Ademnur Hasen, MSc Candidate
- Po-Hsu Huang, MSc Candidate (Co-advisor)
- Mazheruddin Syed, MSc Candidate (Co-advisor)
- Abdulla Al Shammari , MSc Candidate (Co-advisor)
Dr. Mohamed Shawky current research interests include power system, power electronics, FACTS technologies, micro-grid design and control, power system modeling and Control, Wind Turbine development and integration of large scale renewable energy systems (Wind and PV).
- EPE506: Electric Machine Course
- EPE601: Power System Modeling and Control
- FDN456: Energy Conversion Course