I hold a degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the German University in Cairo, Egypt, and a degree in Computational Fluid Mechanics from FEUP, Porto, Portugal. Currently, I am part of the MIT Portugal Program in Sustainable Energy Systems, being also a Research Assistant at INESC TEC. My current research interests include Demand Response, Decentralized Energy Markets, Cyber-Physical Systems, and Numerical Modeling and Simulation.
As of August 2019, I have authored and co-authored more than 35 peer-reviewed publications including 5 journal papers and 26 conference proceedings papers, in addition to several book chapters and technical reports.
I have been the Publications Chair and Web Coordinator of the SEST (International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies) series since 2018.