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International Conference on
Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems

American University of Sharjah, UAE
November 10-12, 2009

International Advisory Board:

Ned Mohan, Univ. of Minnesota, USA
Om Malik, Univ. of Calgary, CA
Phil Krein, Univ. of Illinois, USA
Tom Habetler, Georgia Inst. of Tech., USA
Issa Batarseh, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
M.A. Rahman, MUN, CA
Longya Xu, Ohio State Univ., USA
Magdy Salama, Univ. of Waterloo, CA
Shesha Jayaram, Univ. of Waterloo, CA
Rik De Doncker, Aachen, Germany
Iravani, Univ. of Toronto, CA
Malik El-Buluk, Univ. of Akron, USA
M. H. Rashid, Univ. of West Florida, USA
Tore Undeland, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
M. P. Kazmierkowski, WUT, Poland
Yoichi Hori, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan

Conference Chair:

Rached Dhaouadi, AUS, UAE

Technical Program Chairs:

Electric Power Systems:
          Ayman El-Hag, AUS, UAE
Energy Conversion Systems:
          Ahmed Osman, AUS, UAE

Scientific Committee:

Abdurrahim El-Keib, PI, UAE
Habib-ur Rehman, AUS, UAE
Adel Gastli, SQU, Oman
Ibrahim M. El-Amin, KFUPM, SA
Lazhar Ben-Brahim, QU, Qatar
Zaher A. Daboussi, MUBADALA, UAE
Paul Imbertson, UoM, USA
Shehab Ahmed, TAMU, Qatar
Zahrul Faizi bin Hussien, UNITEN, Malaysia
Awad Ibrahim, DEWA, UAE
Abdul Rahiman Beig, PI, UAE
Lana Chaar, PI, UAE
Nazar Malik, KSU, SA

Tutorials & Workshops:

Ahmed M. Gaouda, UAEU, UAE

Industry Liaison:

Fatima Al Dhaheri, TRANSCO, UAE
Easa Al-Zarouni, SEWA, UAE


Ahmed Osman, AUS, UAE

Conference Secretariat:
Tel: +(971) 6 515 2927
Fax: +(971) 6 515 2979

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The purpose of the International Conference on Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners from all over the world, interested in the advances of power systems, energy conversion, power electronics, and electric drives.

The objective of the conference is to provide scientific and professional interactions for the advancement of the electric energy field in the UAE and Gulf region. Recent development of complex systems such as distributed power systems, electric vehicles and traction systems, and renewable energy systems are encouraged.

The conference will feature oral and poster presentations. Invited speakers will focus attention on future trends in areas of interest to the conference. An exhibition area, with technical facilities, will be considered.


  • Renewable Energy Systems and Technology
  • Power System Control and Operation
  • Power System Communication and SCADA
  • Power System Relaying and Protection
  • Energy Management System and Distribution Automation
  • Power Quality
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Modeling and Simulation of Power Electronics Converters
  • Power Electronics, Systems and Applications
  • Analysis and Design of Electric Machines
  • Control of Electric Machines
  • Industrial Drives
  • Power Engineering Education


Papers describing original work are invited in any of the scientific areas of the conference. Prospective authors are invited to submit their manuscripts in the form of full papers (IEEE format, maximum of 6 proceedings pages) using our TrackChair online submission system:

The proceedings will be included in the IEEE Xplore database. Additional information will be posted in the conference website

Full Paper Submission:
     May 31st, 2009
Author's Notification:
     July  31st, 2009
Final Paper Submission and registration:
    Sept 15th, 2009