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Dr. Hassan Haes Alhelou (Senior Member of IEEE) is currently a Senior Researcher with the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia. In 2024, Dr. Alhelou is also with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. Previously, He was with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin 4, Ireland between 2020-21, with Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Oman, and with Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Iran. He also was a faculty member with Tishreen University, SY.

Dr. Alhelou was listed in the Top 2% of scientists in the world by the Stanford University database in 2022 and included in the 2018 & 2019 Publons and Web of Science (WoS) list of the top 1% of best reviewers and researchers in the field of engineering and cross-fields over the world. He was the recipient of the Outstanding Reviewer Award from many journals, e.g., Energy Conversion and Management (ECM), ISA Transactions, and Applied Energy. He was the recipient of the best young researcher in the Arab Student Forum Creative among 61 researchers from 16 countries at Alexandria University, Egypt, 2011. He also received the Excellent Paper Award 2021/2022 from IEEE CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems (SCI IF: 3.938; Q1). He regularly publishes in top-tier journals. His research papers received more than 4500 citations with an H-index of 36 and an i10-index of 100. He authored/edited 7 books published in reputed publishers such as Springer, IET, Wiley, Elsevier, and Taylor & Francis. He serves as an editor in a number of prestigious journals such as IEEE Systems Journal, Computers and Electrical Engineering (CAEE-Elsevier), IET Journal of Engineering, and Smart Cities. He has also performed more than 800 reviews for high prestigious journals, including IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Energy Conversion and Management, Applied Energy, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems. Dr. Alhelou has participated in more than 15 international industrial projects over the globe and secured more than $1M funds. 

His major research interests are Power Systems, Power System Dynamics and Stability, Power System Cybersecurity, Power System Operation and Control, Dynamic State Estimation, Frequency Control, Smart Grids, and Practical Microgrids.

Teaching Commitments

  • ECE3051 (Undertgraduate) - lecturer: Electrical energy systems, S1-2022
  • ECE3051 (Undertgraduate) - Unit Deputy Coordinator & Lecturer: Electrical energy systems, S1-2023
  • ECE4053 (Undertgraduate) - Unit Coordinator, Chief Examiner &Lecturer: Power system analysis, S2-2023
  • ECE5153 (Postgraduate) - Unit Coordinator, Chief Examiner &Lecturer: Power system analysis, S2-2023


  • Among the top 2% of the global scholars for the year 2022


Address: Room 351, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition Walk, Clayton VIC 3168, Australia 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Power systems
  • Smart grids
  • Frequency control
  • Electric vehicles
  • Power System Flexibility
  • Power systems cybersecurity

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