Early Academic Pursuits
His academic journey began with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Princess Sumaya University for Technology. His graduation project focused on the design of an extra high voltage transmission line using series capacitor compensation, showcasing early interest and proficiency in power systems and electrical engineering. This project, utilizing simulation-based approaches, laid the foundation for Azzam's future contributions to the field.
His currently pursues a Master's in Power Engineering at The University of Jordan, where he focuses on renewable energy, smart grids, vehicle-to-grid technology, and solar chimney systems. Concurrently, as a Teaching and Research Assistant at Al-Hussein Technical University, he actively contributes to the multi-disciplinary research group MERG. His work encompasses smart grid modeling, high-power converters, and the simulation of Solar Chimney Power Plants using MATLAB.
Contributions and Research Focus
Azzam's research portfolio encompasses a broad spectrum, from the techno-economic impacts of electric vehicle charging stations to the potential for solar energy hydrogen production. Notably, his work includes the integration of Solar Chimney Power Plants with water desalination and nuclear power plants, showcasing a holistic approach to sustainable energy solutions. Azzam's publications in reputable journals and conferences demonstrate his commitment to advancing knowledge in renewable energy and power systems.
Accolades and Recognition
Azzam Ra’ed Azzam's contributions have been acknowledged through publications and presentations in prestigious conferences and journals. Notably, his collaborative work on a Twin-Chimney Solar Power Plant received recognition in the Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Progress. His research on hybrid solar chimney power plants for power production and seawater desalination has been published in the International Journal of Energy Research, showcasing the impact of his work on diverse fields.
Impact and Influence
Azzam's impact extends beyond research, as he actively contributes to education and laboratory development. As a lab supervisor, he mentors students in areas such as photovoltaic systems, renewable energy, and advanced workshop energy. His involvement in upgrading multiple laboratories reflects a commitment to enhancing educational resources and creating a conducive learning environment for students.
Legacy and Future Contributions
Azzam Ra’ed Azzam's legacy lies in his multi-faceted contributions to academia, research, and laboratory development. His work, spanning from power engineering to sustainable energy solutions, positions him as a versatile and impactful figure in the field. As he continues his research and teaching roles, Azzam aims to further contribute to the advancement of renewable energy technologies and power systems, leaving a lasting imprint on the intersection of academia and sustainable energy practices.
- A novel design of a twin-chimney solar power plant for power and distilled water production
- Impact of Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems on Low Voltage Distribution Network
- Solar Chimney Power Plant Integrated with Water Desalination Plant for Gray Hydrogen Production
- Performance analysis of hybrid solar chimney–power plant for power production and seawater desalination: A sustainable approach, 2021, (39)
- Economic study of solar chimney power-water distillation plant (SCPWDP), 2020, (27)