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Dr Dallia Ali
|Biography||Dr Dallia ALI
PhD, MSc, BSc (Honors), FHEA, CEng, MIET, MIEEE, MPES and MIEEE Smart Grid Community
Evaluator/Expert for the European Commission Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)
Reviewer for IET Renewable Power Generation Journal, American Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, & Elsevier
Member of the SPE Hydrogen Workshop Organizing Committee
Member of RGU Energy Working Group
Associate Professor in Electrical Power Engineering
Chair of R & D for Monsson Middle East
Web of Science ResearcherID S-8160-2019
Dr. Dallia is currently Lecturer at Robert Gordon University School of Engineering. Before joining RGU in October 2018, she has been a Visiting Associate Professor at the Executive Education Centre of Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU)/Qatar Foundation, where her role involved developing and delivering the Power Module for the “Executive Master in Energy & Resources” as well as supervising Master Projects. Prior to this post, she was a Visiting Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University in Qatar (TAMUQ) since January 2013. During her posts in Qatar, she has successfully developed & delivered many Engineering Courses, mentored Senior Design Projects, and ran Training and Continuing Education Courses for industry like Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation and Qatar Petroleum. She has also been active in pursuing research activities and contributed in several research funding proposals which included: the Qatar National Research Fund QNRF – UREP 2014, the British Council Researcher Links Workshop Grant 2015, and the NPRP. Dr. Dallia research areas include Power System Analysis, Renewable Energy Generation and their Grid Integration, Smart Grids, Hydrogen Energy generation & Storage and Fuel Cells, Energy Management and Clean Energy Technologies. As Chair of R&D for Monsson Group in Qatar, Dr Dallia has established professional & industrial links useful for effective teaching & research. She has been one of the distinguished speakers in the launching of the first in Qatar Reverse Osmosis Water Desalination Plant powered by Solar Energy. She has supported the Swedish Embassy in developing collaborations between the Swedish Research Institutes & Qatar Institutes, and has been a member of the Swedish Delegation in the “Green Desalination Initiative and possible technical collaborations between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Sweden Workshop”, September 2017.
Prior to her posts in Qatar, Dr. Dallia was a full-time lecturer at RGU. During that post, she has actively been engaged in a number of research scope studies, collaborative proposals, multidisciplinary collaborations, and consultancies with several companies including Total, Red Spider, National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI), PURE Energy Centre and the Hydrogen Office. She had collaborated with other universities including Strathclyde, Heriot-Watt and Exeter Universities in the UK, as well as the University of Seville in Spain. She has been awarded 1 PhD Studentships from the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) in Scotland in collaboration with PURE Energy Centre and Strathclyde University.
Throughout her career, Dr. Dallia has authored and co-authored a number of refereed papers and maintained an active publication portfolio in parallel with strong industry relationships. She has supervised a wide range of research projects for international Placement, Undergraduate, Master and PhD students with multi-disciplinary needs which in turn has added to her supervision skills.
Dr. Dallia has contributed to a number of significant lectures and Forums, delivered presentations in conferences, and served as a peer reviewer for many conferences as well as for the Elsevier journal for more than 6 years. She has been a member of the organizing committee of the First Workshop in Qatar on Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (SGRE 2015) and has chaired the “Energy Storage” session. She has been invited to contribute in the EMN Meeting on Energy Storage in Milan Italy; and as a Speaker in conferences including the “IEEE IECON 2016, Florence”, the “International Conference on Clean Energy for World’s Electricity Grids at Geneva, Switzerland, November 20-22, 2017”, and the “2018 International Conference on New Energy and Future Energy System Aug. 21st-24th 2018 in Shanghai, China”. She just launched on September 16th 2020 the first RGU online seminar on Hydrogen Economy in collaboration with IET, HYLANTIC (EU) and Aberdeen City Council. The webinar explored the potential of hydrogen as a solution to the global energy challenge and featured experts from Government, Industry, and Academia in the fields of hydrogen technology, energy transition and energy policy and over 100 guests. She is currently acing as Member of the Organizing Committee of the October 2021’ SPE Europe Hydrogen Workshop and will be managing session 3 “Role of H2 in the Energy Transition”. She also now acts as an expert reviewer for the European Commission Innovation and Networks Executive Agency.
She has published a book “Solar Powered Desalination - Zero Carbon Footprint Water Desalination Plants in Qatar” in October 2017 and contributed with one chapter on “Hydrogen Energy Storage” in "Energy Storage Devices" book. She has just received an invitation from Frontier Scientific Publishing Pte Ltd (FSP) to join their Editorial Board as Member of Region-Energies and has been recently appointed as a reviewer for the American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems.