Dr. Zahawi received his BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Newcastle, UK, in 1983 and his PhD from the same University in 1988.
From 1988 to 1993, he worked as an Electrical Engineer for Cortina Electric Company Ltd, a UK manufacturer of large variable speed drives and other power conversion equipment based in Watford near London. In 1994, he joined the lecturing staff of the Department of Electrical Engineering at The University of Manchester.
Dr. Zahawi joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Newcastle University as a Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering in September 2003.
BSc (Hons), Newcastle
Electrical Engineer, Cortina Electric Co. Ltd. & Polaron Cortina Ltd., Watford, 1988-93.
Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, University of Manchester, 1994-2003
Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (MIEE)
Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (SMIEEE)
Awarded the Cropmton Premium by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and the Denny Medal by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology
English and Arabic
Power electronics and electrical energy conversion.
Nonlinear dynamical methods applied to transformer and power electronic circuits.
Doubly-fed induction generator technology.
Stand-alone and grid-connected PV systems.
Stochastic optimisation methods.
EEE3014/EEE8017 Power System Operation
EEE8044 Fundamentals of Distribution Engineering
EEE8052 Distributed Generation