Lecturer, and Director, Electric Power Engineering Program

Contact InformationRamadan El Shatshat

Phone: 519-888-4567 x37063
Location: E3 4111

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Biography Summary

Ramadan El-Shatshat is a continuing lecturer and the director of the electric power engineering program in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He is pursuing research in areas that contribute to distribution system engineering. His research focuses on distribution automation, smart grids, energy management, operation and control of distributed generation as well as conversion of power obtained from renewable energy sources to grid-quality ac power.

He is a registered professional engineer in the Province of Ontario, Canada, and has published a number of papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, and presented several papers at national and international conferences.

Research Interests

  • Planning, operation and control of Power Distribution Systems
  • Smart grids and microgrids:
  • Intelligent Microgrid Operation and Control
  • Artificial Intelligence Application to Power Systems
  • stochastic and optimization Models for Distribution System Operation and Planning
  • Implementation of Optimal Voltage/Reactive power control
  • Wide-scale deployment of wind and solar power and energy storage systems
  • Electric Vehicles in Distribution Systems
  • Impacts of large solar and wind energy sources on utility grid performance
  • Power Quality Analysis
  • AI-Based estimation and monitoring techniques

Education

  • 2001, Doctorate, PhD, University of Waterloo
  • 1996, Master's, MSc, University of Garyounis
  • 1984, Bachelor's, BSc, University of Garyounis

Courses*

  • ECE 140 - Linear Circuits
    • Taught in 2018
  • ECE 260 - Electromech Energy Conversion
    • Taught in 2019
  • ECE 360 - Power Systems & Smart Grids
    • Taught in 2020, 2021
  • ECE 361 - Power Systems and Components
    • Taught in 2017, 2018, 2019
  • ECE 6603PD - EM Compat. & Pwr. Quality
    • Taught in 2020
  • ECE 6604PD - Distributed Generation
    • Taught in 2019
  • ECE 6612PD - FACTS: Models, Ctls. & App'ns.
    • Taught in 2019
  • ECE 6614PD - Indust. Util of Elec. Energy
    • Taught in 2018, 2020
  • ECE 662 - Power Sys Analysis and Control
    • Taught in 2017, 2019, 2020
  • ECE 668 - Distribution System Engineerin
    • Taught in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • ME 269 - Electromech Dev & Power Proc
    • Taught in 2017
  • MTE 320 - Actuators & Power Electronics
    • Taught in 2020
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Abdoulmenim Bilh, Kshirasagar Naik and Ramadan El-Shatshat, “ Evaluating Electric Vehicles’ Response Time to Regulation Signals in Smart Grids,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Year: 2018 , Volume: 14 , Issue: 3 , Page s: 1210 – 1219 (Accepted in 2018)
  • Hasan Alrajhi Alsiraji, Ramadan El-Shatshat and Amr A. Radwan, “A novel control strategy for the interlinking converter in hybrid microgrid,” paper presented in 2017 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, 16-20 July 2017 (Accepted in 2017)
  • Hasan Alrajhi Alsiraji and Ramadan El-Shatshat, “ Comprehensive assessment of virtual synchronous machine based voltage source converter controllers,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, , Volume 11 , Issue 7, pp. 1762 – 1769, June 2017. (Accepted in 2017)
  • Aboelsood Zidan, Mutaz Khairalla, Ahmed M. Abdrabou, Tarek Khalifa, Khaled Shaban, Atef Abdrabou, Ramadan El Shatshat* and Ahmed M. Gaouda, “Fault Detection, Isolation, and Service Restoration in Distribution Systems: State-of-the-Art and Future Trends,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Volume 8 , Issue 5 , pp. 2170 – 2185, Sept. 2017(* Corresponding Author). (Accepted in 2017)
  • ElNozahy, MS and EL-Shatshat, RA and Salama, MMA, Single-phasing detection and classification in distribution systems with a high penetration of distributed generation, Electric Power Systems Research, 131, 2016, 41 - 48
  • Mostafa, Haytham A and El Shatshat, Ramadan and Salama, MMA, A Correlated Equilibrium Game-Theoretic Approach for Multiple Participants Electric Distribution Systems Operation, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 7(1), 2016, 32 - 42
  • Mostafa, Haytham A and El Shatshat, Ramadan and Salama, Magdy MA, Optimal Distribution Systems Operation Using Smart Matching Scheme (SMS) for Smart Grid Applications, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 5(4), 2014, 1938 - 1948
  • Ghunem, Refat Atef and El-Shatshat, Ramadan and Ozgonenel, Okan, A Novel Selection Algorithm of a Wavelet-Based Transformer Differential Current Features, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 29(3), 2014, 1120 - 1126
  • Mostafa, Haytham A and El-Shatshat, Ramadan and Salama, Magdy MA, Multi-objective optimization for the operation of an electric distribution system with a large number of single phase solar generators, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 4(2), 2013, 1038 - 1047

Graduate Studies