2024 8th International Conference on Hydrodynamics, Energy and Electric Power System (HEEPS 2024)

General Conference Chair


Prof. Ghanim Putrus

University of Northumbria, United Kingdom


Ghanim Putrus is a Professor of Electrical Power Engineering at the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Electrical Engineering, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, and an Emeritus Professor since January 2023. He has over 30 years of research experience with over 200 publications, including one patent and four book chapters. He has given over 70 invited keynotes, plenary addresses, and talks at national and international events. He has led several research projects (funded by the EU, EPSRC, Innovate UK, and industry) and has often provided consultancy for the industry in the area of energy and electrical power engineering. He has supervised over 23 PhD students to successful completion.

Prof. Putrus is an Associate Editor for Elsevier Renewable Energy journal and serves on the editorial board for the World Electric Vehicle Journal and the technical/steering committees for several international conferences. He has organized several conferences and professional events, such as the UPEC2006 conference, IET/EU colloquiums/seminars, etc.

He has been actively involved in the Institution of Engineering Technology (IET), served as the Chairman of the IET Northumbria Network (2004/2005), and served on the executive committee of the Power Trading and Control Professional Network (2001-2010). His main research interests are the application of power electronics in power systems, power quality, integration of electric vehicles and renewable energy sources into power distribution networks (smart grids).