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Ramadan A. El-Shatshat, PEng

Lecturer, Director of the Electric Power Engineering Program

Contact information

Ramadan El-ShatshatEmail:raelshatshat@uwaterloo.ca

Phone: 519-888-4567 x37063

Location: EIT 4021

Fax: 519-746-3077


Education | Research Interests | Teaching | Graduate students | Publications | Patents and commercialization

Education

BASc, Garyounis University

MASc, Garyounis University

PhD, University of Waterloo

Research interests

  • Renewable energy integration (grid and micro-grid connected sources)
  • Wide-scale deployment of solar and wind energy sources
  • Interaction between renewable energy sources and the grid
  • Impacts of large solar and wind energy sources on the utility grid performance
  • Grid-Distributed Generation (DG) load interaction
  • Ride-through capability
  • Power sharing management issues
  • Power quality diagnostics, monitoring and control
  • Smart grids

Teaching

Courses taught
Term and year Course Level
Spring 2012 ECE 462 Undergraduate
Fall 2012 ECE 361 Undergraduate
Fall 2012 ECE 661 Graduate
Winter 2013 ECE 361 Undergraduate
Winter 2013 ME 269 Undergraduate
Fall 2013 ECE 361 Undergraduate
Fall 2013 ECE 662 Graduate
Winter 2014 ME 269 Undergraduate
Winter 2014 ECE 361 Undergraduate
Fall 2014 ECE 361 Undergraduate
Fall 2014 ECE 661 Graduate

Graduate students

Graduate students currently under supervision
Name Co-supervisor Degree Start Date Tentative Thesis Title
Safoan Alhalali   PhD May 2013 Distribution System Situation Assessment
Hasan Alsiraji   PhD September 2014 Multi High Voltage DC system
Abdoulmenim Bilh Sagar Naik PhD September 2013 Adaptive Energy Coordination for EVs in Distribution System with Uncertainty
Ahmed El-Awady Magdy Salama PhD May 2014 Enabling Self-Healing for Smart Grid with Renewable Energy Resources
Haytham Labrini Magdy Salama MASc May 2012 Distribution System Models for Distribution system operations
Ayman Othman   MASc January 2014 Stochastic Models for Renewable Energy Sources
Monsef Tahir Magdy Salama PhD September 2013 Generic Distributed MPC Controller for Mult-Microgrids
Mehmet Yilmaz   PhD September 2013 Graph Theory based Optimization method for Smart Distribution System Operation
Graduate students who have graduated
Name Co-supervisor Degree End Date Thesis Title
Haytham Aly Atteya Magdy Salama PhD August 2014 Zonal Energy Management and Optimization System (ZEMOS) for Smart Grid Applications
Mehmet Yilmaz Mustafa Yavuz MASc July 2013 Passive Full-Wave MOSFET Rectifiers for Electromagnetic Harvesting
Monsef Tahir   MASc December 2012 Intelligent Condition Assessment of Power Transformer Based on Data Mining Techniques
Yousif Rayani Kumaraswamy Ponnambalam PhD July 2012 Impact Analysis Models of Renewable Energy Uncertainty on Distribution Networks
Mohamed Elkhatib Magdy Salama PhD January 2012 Novel Decentralized Operation Schemes for Smart Distribution Systems

Publications

Refereed Journal Papers (Accepted)

  • Haytham A. Mostafa, Ramadan El Shatshat and Magdy M. A. Salama, “Optimal Distribution Systems Operation using Smart Matching Scheme (SMS) for Smart Grid Applications”, IEEE transactions on Smart Grid, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp. 1938-1948, July 2014
  • Refat Atef Ghunem, R. El Shatshat, and Okan Ozgonenel, “A Novel Selection Algorithm of a Wavelet-Based Transformer Differential Current Features”, IEEE transactions on Power delivery, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp.1120-1126, June 2014
  • Haytham A. Mostafa, Ramadan El Shatshat and Magdy M. A. Salama, "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, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp.1038-1047, June 2013
  • Mohamed E. Elkhatib, R. El Shatshat and M.M.A. Salama, “Decentralized Reactive Power Control for Advanced Distribution Automation Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Volume 3, Number 3, pp. 1482-1490, September 2012.

Refereed Conference Proceedings (Accepted)

  • Abdoulmenim Bilh, Sagar Naik and Ramadan El Shatshat, “An Adaptive Charging Algorithm for Electric Vehicles in Smart Grids”, Paper accepted for presentation in 2015 IEEE 81st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2015-Spring), May 11–14, 2015, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • A. S. A. Awad, Ramadan El Shatshat, M. M. A. Salama and T. H. M. EL-Fouly, “Low Voltage Ride Through Capability Enhancement of Wind Farms’ Generators: DVR Versus STATCOM”, Proceedings of IEEE PES General Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, 27–31 July 2014.
  • Mohamed E. Elkhatib, M. H. Ahmed, Ramadan El-Shatshat and M.M.A. Salama, “Optimal Real-Time Coordinated Voltage and Reactive Power Control in Smart Grids”, 2014 IEEE 27th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, (CCECE), Toronto, Canada, 4-7 June 2014.
  • Haytham A. Mostafa, R. El Shatshat and Magdy M. A. Salama, “A Review on Energy Management Systems”, T&D Conference and Exposition, 2014 IEEE PES. IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition, Chicago, United States, 14-17 April 2014
  • Haytham A. Mostafa, R. El Shatshat and Magdy M. A. Salama, “Phase Balancing of a 3-phase Distribution System with a Considerable Penetration of Single Phase Solar Generators”, T&D Conference and Exposition, 2014 IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, 2014 IEEE PES, Chicago, United States, 14-17 April 2014
  • M.Yilmaz, E. Abdel-Rahman, S. Park, K. Elrayes, M.Yavuz and R. El-Shatshat, “Synchronous MOSFET Rectifier and Testing with Electromagnetic Harvester,” Proceedings of the 24th CANCAM, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 2-6, 2013
  • Haytham Mostafa, R. El-Shatshat and M. M. A. Salama, “Smart Control System for Standalone and Grid Connected PV Systems” Paper submitted in November 2011 to the 2012 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, San Diego, California, USA, 22–26 July 2012
  • Mohamed ElNozahy, R. El-Shatshat and M. M. A. Salama, “A Robust Technique for Overvoltages Classification in Power Transformers” Paper submitted in November 2011 to the 2012 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, San Diego, California, USA, 2 –26 July 2012

Refereed Journal Papers (Submitted)

  • Haytham A. Mostafa, R. El Shatshat and Magdy M. A. Salama, "Multi-decision Making Energy Management of Electrical Distribution System using Correlated Equilibrium Game-Theoretic Approach", Paper submitted to IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

Refereed Conference Proceedings (Submitted)

  • Haytham Labrini, Ahmed Gad, R. El Shatshat and Magdy Salama, “Dynamic Graph Based DG Allocation for Congestion Mitigation in Radial Distribution Networks”, Paper submitted to 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, CO., USA
  • Safoan Alhalali and Ramadan El Shatshat, “State Estimator for Electrical Distribution Systems Based on a Particle Filter”, Paper submitted to 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, CO., USA
  • Mohammed Nassar, Ramadan El Shatshat and Magdy Salama, “Generic Algorithm for Peak Fault Current Calculation in HVDC Links”, Paper submitted to 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, CO., USA

Patents and commercialization

  • M. El Khatib, M. Ahmed, M.M.A. Salama, R. El Shashat, “Decentralized Reactive Power Control for Advanced Distribution Automation Systems”, Nov. 2012, Patent No. 49556
  • Patent submitted Jan 2013, “Zonal Energy Management and Optimization Systems for Smart Grids Applications”, Co-authors: Dr. M. Salama, R. El Shashat, Haytham A. Mostafa (University of Waterloo) and Dr. Walid Ibrahim (University of Ontario Institute of Technology.)
  • In 2012, my colleague and I started a company with our student M. El Khatib to commercialize the results and findings of his PhD thesis. The startup company is supported by a grant from OCE (Ontario Centres of Excellence).
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo