Dr. Nafia Al-Mutawaly
Dr. Nafia Al-Mutawaly, lead researcher at the School of Electrical Engineering Technology, Mohawk College and Chair, Energy Engineering Technologies, McMaster University, received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1982. Worked as a field engineer in various companies for 15 years. Received his master’s and Ph.D. from Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at McMaster University in 1998 and 2003, respectively. Joined Mohawk College in 1998 as a professor, and McMaster University in 2003 as an Associate professor. In 2007, he was assigned the Chair position in Energy Engineering Technologies at McMaster University. Dr. Al-Mutawaly areas of expertise include power distribution and protection, power electronics, and biomedical instrumentation. He is an author or co-author of 20 technical papers. He has been recently awarded the Industry Research Chair for Colleges (IRCC) in “Advanced Distribution System” (ADS), a $1M grant for 5 years (Sept. 2013 – Aug. 2018) that can be extended to 15 years.