Yasser Mohamed, PhD, P.Eng, FIEEE

Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept


Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept
(780) 492-7287
11-215 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211-116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5


Area of Study / Keywords

Power converters microgrids renewable energy systems smart grids Energy Systems


Yasser Abdel-Rady I. Mohamed received the B.Sc. (with honors) and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 2000 and 2004, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 2008. He was an Assistant Professor from 2009 to 2013, an Associate Professor from 2013 to 2017, and a Full Professor since 2017, all with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

Dr. Mohamed is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics; Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, and IEEE Power Engineering Letters; and a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta.


Research Interests

  • Dynamics and controls of power converters with applications to distributed and renewable generation, energy storage, converter-fed networks and motor drives
  • Planning, operation, energy management, and control of microgrids and active distribution systems 
  • Grid integration of distributed and renewable energy resources (e.g., wind and photovoltaic systems)
  • Smart grids 


ECE 332 - Electric Machines

Principles of electromagnetic force and torque in rotating machinery. Simple AC and DC machines. Induction motor theory. Practical aspects of induction motor use: characteristics, standards, starting, variable speed operation. Synchronous machine theory and characteristics. Fractional HP motor theory. Safety in electrical environments. Prerequisite: ECE 330 or E E 330 or consent of Department. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 332 or E E 332.

ECE 636 - Dynamics and Controls of Voltage-Source Converters

Power circuit topologies and energy conversion principles, Large/small-signal and harmonic models, Current and voltage controls (PI, resonant, predictive, sliding mode, etc.), Energy/power control and management, Grid-synchronization and fault-ride-through techniques, Observer-theory applications, Robust and adaptive control techniques, applications in Distributed Generation (DG), Micro-grids, DSTATCOM, Active Power Filter (APF), HVDC-light, etc.

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