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2nd International Conference on
Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems EPECS’11

American University of Sharjah, UAE
November 15-17, 2011


International Advisory Board:

Issa Batarseh, Univ. of Central Florida, USA

Edward Cherney, EACH, CA

Rik De Doncker, Aachen, Germany

Malik El-Buluk, Univ. of Akron, USA

Abdurrahim El-Keib, PI, UAE

Tom Habetler,  Georgia Inst. of Tech., USA

Yoichi Hori, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan

Shesha Jayaram, Univ. of Waterloo, CA

M. P. Kazmierkowski, WUT, Poland

Phil Krein,  Univ. of Illinois, USA

Om Malik, Univ. of Calgary, CA

Ned Mohan,  Univ. of Minnesota, USA

M.A. Rahman, MUN, CA

M. H. Rashid, Univ. of West Florida, USA

Magdy Salama, Univ. of Waterloo, CA

Tore Undeland, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

Conference Chair:
Rached Dhaouadi, AUS, UAE

Technical Program Chairs:
Ayman El-Hag, AUS, UAE

Ahmed Osman, AUS, UAE

Scientific Committee:

Lazhar Ben-Brahim, QU, Qatar
Lana Chaar, GE Energy, UAE
Zaher Daboussi, ADASI, UAE
Ibrahim M. El-Amin, KFUPM, SA
Abdelali El Aroudi, Univ. Rovira i Virgili, Spain

Ehab El Saadany, Univ. of Waterloo, CA

Ahmad Gaouda, UAEU, UAE

Adel Gastli, SQU, Oman

Awad Ibrahim, DEWA, UAE

Paul Imbertson, Univ. of Minnesota, USA

Nazar Malik, KSU, SA

Mostafa Marei, Ain Shams, Egypt

Khaled Nouri, EPT, Tunisia

Habib-ur Rehman, AUS, UAE

Ahmed Shehab, TAMU, Qatar

Mohammad Reza Zolghadri , Iran

Industry Liaison:

Fatima Al Dhaheri, TRANSCO, UAE

Wajdi Ahmad, GE Energy, UAE


Aydin Yesildirek, AUS, UAE

Conference Secretariat:

Salwa Mohamed, AUS, UAE

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


Call for Papers in PDF format


The purpose of the 2nd 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 smart grid, electric vehicles, 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
  • Smart Grid
  • 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 www.epecs-conf.org


Full Paper Submission:
     June 30, 2011
Author's Notification:
     Sept. 4, 2011
Final Paper Submission and registration:
    Sept 30, 2011