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Aboubakr Salem, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

 Dr. Aboubakr Salem


Office: Learning Resource Center, Room 300G

Curriculum vitae

Dr. Salem received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Helwan University, Egypt, in 2004 and 2009, respectively, and the Ph.D. in Electromechanical Engineering from Ghent University, Belgium, in 2015. Dr. Salem has teaching experience in many universities in Egypt, Belgium, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and USA since 2006 as TA, RA, and Assistant Professor. He is currently an assistant professor with Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept., WVU Institute of Technology. Dr. Salem’s research interests include power electronic converters design using modern wide-band-gap semiconductor technologies applied to electrical drives, electric vehicles, renewable energy, and smart grid applications. Dr. Salem funded research activities include several international projects, with more than $30 million. He has more than 40 publications in reputable journals and conferences and three granted/filied/submitted patents in the field of power electronic converter design and control. Dr. Salem supervised and graduated many Master’s and PhD’s students. Additionally, he is a reviewer in many reputable journals, i.e., Industrial Electronics and Power Electronics IEEE Transactions.