Mohammad A Reza

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
Engineering Building, F35
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2994
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Professional Registration

  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honour Society (USA)


  • PhD. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, USA (1990)
  • MSEE. Electrical Engineering, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA (1986)
  • B.Sc.Eng. Electrical Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh  (1977)

Research Focus Areas

  • Stability Studies of Electrical Power Grid during variation of Load Characteristics
  • Energy Management System (EMS) Applications
  • Market Applications relating to Energy Deregulation


Subjects Currently Teaching

  • NUST – PST711S – Power Systems 315
  • NUST – POS811S – Power System Operation and Control 425
  • NUST – POS410S – Power Systems 4
  • NUST – PSP821S – Power System Protection 425
  • NUST – EPR 420S – Electrical Protection 4B
  • NUST – PSC820S – PS Operation and Control (Old Curriculum)


Brief Career Summary

  • 2014-Present - Associate Professor/Deputy Director, DECE, NUST
  • 2011-2013 Consultant, Ventyx ABB, Santa Clara, California, USA – Market applications for Energy Deregulated Market.
  • 2009-2011 Principal Engineer, ALSTOM/AREVA, Washington, USA – SCADA/EMS support for Mid-West ISO, Distribution network support for Florida Light and Power
  • 2006-2008 Principal Engineer, ERCOT, Taylor, Texas, USA - State Estimation, SCADA Data Manipulation, Real time operation support of Texas Power Grid
  • 1998-2005 Senior Power Systems Engineer, ABB Inc, Santa Clara, California, USA – EMS Applications, Operator Training Simulator, Market Applications
  • 1991-1998 Senior Power Systems Analyst, Landis & Gyr / SIEMENS, California, USA – SCADA/EMS Applications and Dispatcher’s Training Simulator
  • 1987-1990 Teaching Fellow, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA – Teach Electrical Power System Analysis and Electrical Machines to Undergraduate students
  • 1986-1987 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA – Teach Electronics to Technology students
  • 1978-1985 Electrical Engineer, Secretariat of Electricity, Benghazi/Tripoli, Libya – Design of Electrical Distribution Network, Operation and Maintenance of Substations, Grid Stations and Steam Power Plant
  • 1977-1978 Junior Engineer, Eastern Refinery Ltd, Chittagong, Bangladesh – All sorts of Electrical operation and maintenance relating to the Oil Refinery.


Selected Research Presentations

  1. Challenges in Co-Relating between States and Eigenvalues in Power System Network – NUST Research Day, July 2017
  2. Modeling of Power System Network – Research Seminar, College of Engineering, NUST, April 2016
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