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The Research Group:

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.

Advanced Training Program:

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.

High Voltage Engineering Laboratory:

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.


Summary of the group(pptx)