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Dr. Haris M. Khalid

Dr. Haris M. Khalid

Assistant Professor


Haris M. Khalid (SMIEEE, FHEA) received the B.Sc. (Hons.) degree from University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan, in 2007, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in 2009 and 2012, respectively, all in Mechatronics and Control Systems Engineering.

He is currently an Assistant Professor with the College of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Dubai (UD), Academic City, Dubai, UAE, since 2023. He is also a Visiting Senior Researcher with University of Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa since 2022. From 2019–2022, he was an Energy Specialist Consultant to UAE Space Agency (UAESA) and Nano-Racks for “Tests in Orbits” themed projects to space. From 2016–2022, he was an Assistant Professor with the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) – Sharjah Campuses. He has also worked as a postdoctoral researcher and visiting scholar with Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute from 2013–2016 and 2015–2016 respectively.

He has authored/co-authored 90+ peer-reviewed research publications and one textbook. He has won research grants of 1.7+ million USD towards research, development, and start-up ventures. His research interests include power systems, cyber-attacks, renewable energy integration, energy storage systems, electric vehicles, transportation electrification, signal processing, machine learning and AI, IoT, and fault diagnostics.

Dr. Khalid is the Associate and Topic Editor of Frontiers in Energy Research | Smart Grid. He is also the Guest Editor of Special Issues with El Sevier, Springer Nature, and MDPIs. He is also the reviewer of several journals of publishers like IEEE, IET, El Sevier, Wiley, Springer, and MDPI. He is on the editorial board of Lidsen publishing, NEOM, IEEE ISGT, ASET, and ICITM. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Fellow of Advance HE UK.