The Power & Energy Systems Group at the University of Waterloo is one of the largest research groups in power engineering in North America, with a very reputed faculty base and available research support and a broad expertise covering practically all aspects in Power Engineering Research.
Members of this Research Group consist of the Professors Kankar Bhattacharya, Claudio Cañizares, Ehab El-Saadany, Ramadan A. El-Shatshat, Shesha Jayaram, Mehrdad Kazerani and Magdy Salama. For more information on members, click here.
To view a full list of the areas of research that the group is involved in, click here.
The Group is engaged in the latest state-of-the-art research activities in several areas of power engineering such as power electronics, high voltage engineering, power quality & distributions systems, power systems operation and control, smart grids, electric vehicles and electricity market deregulation.
The Group is also very active in providing power engineering courses at the under-graduate, graduate and doctoral level, and also external courses.
This program offers professionals in the power industry the opportunity to participate in part-time on-line graduate studies in electric power engineering. It is a career advancement opportunity for engineers working in the power industry based on a "learn while you work" approach. For more information, click here.
The High Voltage Engineering Laboratory (HVEL) is one of the Group’s most important laboratories. It provides services consisting of a variety of routine tests, type tests, prototype tests, and design tests of HV apparatus and dielectric materials. Click here for more details of their services, facilities, research and more.