Irfan S. Al-Anbagi, Ph.D., P.Eng. SMIEEE
Electronic Systems Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, SK, Canada S4S 0A2
Office: ED 478
fax: (306) 585-4855email: Irfan.Al-Anbagi@uregina.ca
Dr. Irfan S. Al-Anbagi received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa in 2013. From 2013 to 2015, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow and a Product Development Manager of “SecCharge” Project (Secure Electric Vehicle Ecosystem for Smart Grid) in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa.
His current research interests include Smart Grids, Embedded Networked Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), Cyber-Physical Systems, Vehicle-to-Grid Systems (V2G), Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Electrification of Transportation Systems, Wireless Networks for Substation Automation, Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANETs), Ad Hoc Networks, IEEE 802.11p and IEEE 802.15.14 MAC layer optimization algorithms, Cross-layer Design in WSNs, Delay and Reliability Critical WSNs Applications and QoS Mechanisms in WSNs, WPANs and VANETs.
Dr. Al-Anbagi worked as a Senior Lecturer and a Program Leader at Caledonian (University) College of Engineering, Oman from 2002 to 2010. Between 2007 and 2010, Dr. Al-Anbagi worked was a visiting researcher in the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. He designed and developed a WSN-based partial discharge monitoring system for high voltage transformers in smart grids.
He received the Dean’s Scholarship Award and the Ph.D. Admission Scholarship from the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at the University Ottawa.
Dr. Al-Anbagi served as the program chair and workshops chair of the 2015 IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IEEE IHTC 2015). He was the co-chair of the IEEE Ottawa Section Membership Development and was a member of the IEEE Senior Member Development Derive Committee in the IEEE Ottawa Section. He also was the co-chair of the Reliability Society in the IEEE Ottawa section.
He is currently serving as a publication chair of the 2016 IEEE Electrical Power & Energy Conference (EPEC2016) and a program committee member of the 2016 IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IEEE IHTC 2016). Dr. Al-Anbagi is serving as a reviewer for many journals, conferences and a member of Technical Program Committee of several international conferences. He is a Senior IEEE member.