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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Electrical Engineering Department

Associate Professor



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Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). Dr. Habiballah has acted as the Chairman of EE Department (Dec. 2007 - March 2009), after which he has been assigned by the Ministry of Higher Education to participate in the 3rd expansion of the Holy Haram in Makkah as the Head of the Electromechanical Group (March 2009 - Aug 2010). He was also acted as the Manager of the Energy Systems Section in the Research Institute at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals(1998-2005). He received his Ph.D. from University of Waterloo, Canada in 1993, M.S. from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia in 1987, and B.S. from King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia in 1984. Since joining KFUPM in January


1984, Dr. Habiballah has taught several undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical circuits, power systems, power transmission, and electrical machines. He conducted many seminars locally and internationally in the related areas of power systems. He also conducted several short courses in the area of power systems. He advised and co-advised over ten master theses and over fifteen senior projects. He has supervised and co-supervised over fifty summer training and co-op students. He has been involved in many funded projects for local and international clients.


Research Interests

Power systems operation & planning, Power systems optimization, Partitioning of large power system networks, Power system state estimation, HV insulators, Energy conservation, Demand Side Management (DSM). Total Quality Management (TQM), Electromagnetic Fields (EMF), Power Quality and Generation Planning.


Contact Information

email: ibrahimh@kfupm.edu.sa

Phone: +966-3-8604985

Fax:    +966-3-8603535

Mail Address:

Dr. Ibrahim Omar Habiballah


PO Box 879

Dhahran 31261




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