Dr. Mahmoud I. Masoud (SM’12) was born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1974. He received the B.Sc. (top of class with honors) and M.Sc. degrees from the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, in 1996 and 1999, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K., in 2003.
From 2003 to 2007, he was a Lecturer with the Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University. From February 2007 to August 2009, he was a Research Fellow in the Power Electronics and Energy Conversion Group, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, U.K. He was promoted to Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, in June 2009 and promoted to full professor in March 2016.
He is currently with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman and on leave from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt. Dr. Masoud is a senior member IEEE with different societies. His research interests include renewable energy systems, power electronics applications, and electrical machine drives.