Magdy Salama: received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 1971 and 1973, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 1977. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo
Magdy Salama is internationally recognized as an eminent researcher in the electrical power energy systems field. Results of his activities in distribution system planning and operation have become guidelines to many researchers in North America and Europe in advancing power engineering research.
His interests include the operation and control of distribution systems, smart grid, renewable energy sources, energy storage, distributed generation, asset management and risk analysis, power-quality analysis, and electric safety. Dr. Salama’s innovative research has been leading academia and industry worldwide, and will lead to new technology in electric engineering.
In 2002 he was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. In 2014 and 2006 he received the Awards for Excellence in Research, University of Waterloo. In 1985 he received the Egyptian State Prize in Science.
Dr. Salama has consulted widely with government agencies and the electrical industry. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.
Title of Magdy Salama keynote lecture in ICNEEE 2016
"Role and Potential of Renewable Energy"