Dr. Ahmed S. A. Awad received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Power Engineering from Ain Shams University (Cairo, Egypt) in 2007 and 2010, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada) in 2014.
In between 2007 and 2009, he was an Electrical Design Engineer with Dar El-Handasah (Shair and partners) and Allied Consultants Co. (Cairo, Egypt). He also worked with Siemens Canada Limited between 2014 and 2016.
Since 2008, he has been working with the Department of Electrical Power and Machines Engineering, Ain Shams University (Cairo, Egypt), where he is currently on a leave.
He joined CanmetENERGY, Natural Resources Canada, in 2016, as a Research Engineer, where he conducts and managers research & development activities related to the integration of distributed energy resources into power distribution networks. His research interests include application of energy storage in smart grids, integration of renewable energy resources, electricity market equilibrium, as well as operation and control of distribution systems.