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Walid Morsi Ibrahim

Walid Morsi Ibrahim
BSc, MSc, PhD (Dalhousie), PEng, SMIEEE

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Contact information

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4
Office: ERC 3065

905.721.8668 ext. 5483
905.721.3370 (fax)

walidmorsi.ibrahim@uoit.ca
http://faculty.uoit.ca/ibrahim/

Office hours:
Thursday 9:00 - 11:00


Research topics

  • Smart Grid: Design, analysis, operation management and control
  • Signal Processing and data analytics of power systems
  • Automation, protection and management of power systems

Education

  • PhD, Electrical Engineering Department, Dalhousie University, Canada, 2009
  • MSc, Electrical Engineering Department, Suez Canal University, Egypt, 2002
  • BSc Electrical Engineering Department, Suez Canal University, Egypt, 1998

Courses

  • Fundamentals of Smart Grid
  • Power Systems
  • Electrical Engineering Fundamentals
  • Information Technology for Engineers
  • Power Systems Operation, Analysis and Planning (Graduate course)
  • Electric Power Distribution Systems (Graduate course)

Research and expertise

Publications and presentations

  • Selected publications and presentations

    PATENTS

    1. W.G. Morsi, S. Alshareef and S. Talwar, Smart Multi-Purpose Monitoring System Using Wavelet Design and Machine Learning for Smart Grid Applications, US Patent 20160124031, May, 2016.
    2. M.M.A. Salama, W.G. Morsi, R. El-Shatshat and H. Mostafa, Zonal Energy Management and Optimization Systems for Smart Grid Applications, US Patent 2015005806, Feb. 2015.

    REFEREED JOURNALS

    1. J. Gillis, and W.G. Morsi, Non-intrusive Load Monitoring Using Semi-supervised Machine Learning and Wavelet Design, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, in Press, 2016.
    2. T. Abdelgayed, W.G. Morsi and T. S. Sidhu, A New Harmony Search Approach for Optimal Wavelets Applied to Fault Classification, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, in Press, 2016.
    3. S. El-Batawy and W.G. Morsi, Optimal secondary distribution system design considering rooftop solar photovoltaics, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, in Press, 2016.
    4. M. Gray and W.G. Morsi, Economic Assessment of Phase Reconfiguration to Mitigate the Unbalance Due to Plug-in Electric Vehicles, Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, in Press, 2016.
    5. J. Gillis, S. Alshareef and W.G. Morsi, Non-intrusive load monitoring using wavelet design and machine learning. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 320-328, 2016.
    6. S. Abdelsamad, W.G. Morsi and T. S. Sidhu, Optimal secondary distribution system design considering plug-in electric vehicles, Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, vol. 130, pp. 266-276, 2016.
    7. M. Gray and W.G. Morsi, Probabilistic quantification of voltage unbalance and neutral current in secondary distribution systems due to plug-in battery electric vehicles charging, Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, vol. 133, pp. 249-256, 2016.
    8. Y. Assolami and W.G. Morsi, Impact of second generation plug-in battery electric vehicles on the aging of distribution transformers considering TOU prices, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 1606-1614, 2015.
    9. S. Abdelsamad, W.G. Morsi and T.S. Sidhu, Impact of Wind-based Distributed Generation on Electric Energy in Distribution Systems Embedded with Electric Vehicles. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 79-78, 2015.
    10. S. Abdelsamad, W.G. Morsi and T. S. Sidhu, Probabilistic impact of transportation electrification on the loss-of-life of distribution transformers in the presence of rooftop solar photovoltaic. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 1565-1573, 2015.
    11. M. Gray and W.G. Morsi, Power Quality Assessment in Distribution Systems Embedded with Plug-in Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 663-671, 2015.
    12. M. Gray and W.G. Morsi, New Power Quantities Definition for Low and High Order Harmonic Distortion Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, vol. 119, pp. 11-18, 2015.
    13. S. Alshareef, S. Talwar and W.G. Morsi, A New Approach Based on Wavelet Design and Machine Learning for Islanding Detection of Distributed Generation. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1575-1583, 2014.
    14. T. Zafar and W.G. Morsi, Power Quality and the Un-decimated Wavelet Transform: An Analytic Approach for Time-Varying Disturbances, Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, vol. 96, pp. 201-210, 2013.
    15. W. G. Morsi, A Wavelet-Based Approach for Reactive Power Metering in Modern Three-phase Grids Considering Time-varying Power Quality Disturbances, Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, vol. 87, pp. 31-38, 2012.
    16. W. G. Morsi, Electronic Reactive Energy Meters Performance in Environment Contaminated with Power Quality Disturbances, Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, vol. 84, pp. 201-205, 2012.
    17. W.G. Morsi, C.P. Dudich, L. Chang, and M. E. El-Hawary, “Wavelet-based reactive power and energy measurement in the presence of power quality disturbances,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 1263-1271, 2011.
    18. C. Church, W.G. Morsi, C.P. Dudich, L. Chang, and M. E. El-Hawary, "Voltage collapse detection using Ant Colony optimization for smart grid applications" Electric Power Systems Research Journal, Elsevier, vol. 81, no. 8, pp. 1723-1730, 2011.
    19. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Selection of suitable fuzzy operators for representative power factor evaluation in non-sinusoidal situations" Electric Power Systems Research Journal, Elsevier, vol. 81, no. 7, pp. 1381-1387, 2011.
    20. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, “On the application of wavelet transform for symmetrical components computations in the presence of stationary and non-stationary power quality disturbances,” Electric Power Systems Research Journal, Elsevier, vol. 81, no. 7, pp. 1373-1380, 2011.
    21. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Power quality evaluation in smart grids considering modern distortion in electric power system" Electric Power Systems Research Journal, Elsevier, vol. 81, no. 5, pp. 1117-1123, 2011.
    22. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Novel power quality indices based on wavelet packet transform for non-stationary sinusoidal and non-sinusoidal disturbances" Electric Power Systems Research Journal, Elsevier, vol. 80, no. 7, pp. 753-759, 2010.
    23. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Time-frequency single-phase power components measurements for harmonics and inter-harmonics distortion based on wavelet packet transform-Part I: Mathematical formulation." IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 35, pp. 1-7, 2010.
    24. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Time-frequency single-phase power components measurements for harmonics and inter-harmonics distortion based on wavelet packet transform-Part II: Case studies and results." IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 8-14, 2010.
    25. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Fuzzy-Wavelet based electric power quality assessment of distribution systems under stationary and nonstationary disturbances" IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 2099-2106, 2009.
    26. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Wavelet packet transform based power quality indices for balanced and unbalanced three-phase systems under stationary or nonstationary operating conditions" IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 2300-2310, 2009.
    27. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new reactive, distortion and non-active power measurement method for non-stationary waveforms using wavelet packet transform" Electric Power System Research (EPSR) Journal, Elsevier, vol. 79, no. 10, pp. 1408-1415, 2009.
    28. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, “On the appropriate monitoring period for voltage flicker measurement in the presence of distributed generation." Electric Power System Research (EPSR) Journal, Elsevier, vol. 79, no. 4, pp. 557-561, 2009.
    29. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, “On the implementation of time-frequency transforms for power components definitions under non-sinusoidal disturbances" Electric Power Components and Systems Journal, Elsevier, vol. 37 no. 4, pp. 373-392, 2009.
    30. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new perspective for the IEEE Standard 1459-2000 via Stationary Wavelet transform in the presence of nonstationary power quality disturbances" IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 2356-2365, 2008.
    31. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new fuzzy based representative quality power factor for unbalanced three-phase systems with non-sinusoidal situations" IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery, vol. 23, no.4, pp. 2426-2438, 2008.
    32. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new fuzzy based total demand distortion factor for non-sinusoidal situations" IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 1007-1014, 2008.
    33. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new fuzzy based representative quality power factor for non-sinusoidal situations" IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 930-936, 2008.
    34. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, closure on “Reformulating power components definitions contained in the IEEE Standard 1459-2000 using Discrete Wavelet Transform,” IEEE Trans. On Power Delivery, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 1699-1699, 2008.
    35. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Defining power components in non-sinusoidal unbalanced polyphase systems: the issues" IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 2428-2438, 2007.
    36. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Reformulating power components definitions contained in the IEEE Standard 1459-2000 using Discrete Wavelet Transform" IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 1910-1916, 2007.

    W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Reformulating three-phase power components definitions contained in the IEEE Standard 1459-2000 using Discrete Wavelet Transform" IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 1917-1925, 2007.

    CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

    1. J. Gillis and W.G. Morsi, Non-intrusive load monitoring using orthogonal wavelet analysis, IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016.
    2. El-Batawy and W.G. Morsi, “Reducing distribution transformer's loss of life through determining the maximum permissible penetration of rooftop solar photovoltaic,” in proc. of the 2015 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), London, ON, Canada, 2015.
    3. S. Talwar, M. Gray and W.G. Morsi, “Application of directed bacterial foraging optimization for voltage collapse detection,” in proc. of the 2015 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), London, ON, Canada, 2015
    4. Y. Assolami and W.G. Morsi, “Mitigating the impact of charging second generation plug-in battery electric vehicles on distribution transformer's insulation life using TOU prices,” in proc. of the 2015 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), London, ON, Canada, 2015.
    5. S. Alshareef and W.G. Morsi, “Application of wavelet-based ensemble tree classifier for non-intrusive load monitoring,” in proc. of the 2015 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), London, ON, Canada, 2015
    6. S.F. Abdelsamad, W.G. Morsi, and T.S. Sidhu, “On the impact of transportation electrification on distribution systems in the presence of rooftop solar photovoltaic,” in proc. of the 2015 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), London, ON, Canada, 2015.
    7. M. Gray and W.G. Morsi, “application of wavelet-based classification in non-intrusive load monitoring,” in proc. of the 2015 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Halifax, NS, Canada, 2015
    8. M. El-Far and W.G. Morsi, “Cost-Effectiveness analysis of battery energy storage in distribution systems embedded with plug-in electric vehicles,” in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Halifax, NS, Canada 2015.
    9. M. Nguyen, S. Alshareef, A. Gilani, and W.G. Morsi, “A novel feature extraction and classification algorithm based on power components using single-point monitoring for NILM,” in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Halifax, NS, Canada 2015.
    10. M.K. Gray and W.G. Morsi, “Application of wavelet-based classification in non-intrusive load monitoring,” in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Halifax, NS, Canada 2015.
    11. T. Zafar, S. Talwar, M. Gray and W.G. Morsi, “Time-varying power quality in unbalanced three-phase systems,” in proc. of the 2013 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Halifax, NS, Canada, 2013.
    12. K. Jamal, M. Gray and W.G. Morsi, “Low and high order harmonic emission quantification of plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles,” in proc. of the 2013 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Halifax, NS, Canada, 2013.
    13. M. Gray, and W.G. Morsi, “Application of PSO and fuzzy logic for underfrequency load shedding,” in proc. of the 2013 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Halifax, NS, Canada, 2013.
    14. K. Collins, M. Mallick, G. Volpe and W.G. Morsi, “Smart energy monitoring and management system for industrial applications,” in proc. of the 2012 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), London, ON, Canada, 2012
    15. J.W. Plastino, and W.G. Morsi, “On the modeling of dynamic voltage restorer for voltage sag mitigation in standalone power system,” in proc. of the 2011 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2011
    16. P.A. Rosario, W.G. Morsi, L. Chang, “Application of PSO to optimize the operation of electric water heaters for reserve provision,” in proc. of the 2011 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2011
    17. M. Zarabi, and W.G. Morsi, “Intelligent control and protection of home equipped with plug-in electric vehicles,” in Proc. 2nd International Workshop on Real-Time Measurement, Instrumentation and Control, Canada, 2011.
    18. A. Kamatham, and W.G. Morsi, “A survey on home energy management and monitoring devices,” in Proc. 2nd International Workshop on Real-Time Measurement, Instrumentation and Control, Canada, June 2011
    19. W.G. Morsi, and M.E. El-Hawary, “An effective method to formulate electric power system problems for online assessments,” in proc. of the 24th IEEE Canadian Conf. on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, 2011.
    20. A. Sepulveda, W.G. Morsi, C.P. Diduch, L. Paull, H.Li and L. Chang, “A novel demand side management program using water heaters and particle swarm optimization,” in Proc. of the IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Halifax, NS, Canada 2010.
    21. M.S. Zolpirani, W.G. Morsi, C.P. Diduch, H. Li and L. Chang, “A centralized genetic algorithm controller to control power demands of electric water heaters for peak shaving of residential consumers,” in Proc. of the IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Halifax, NS, Canada 2010
    22.  A. Aljankawey, W.G. Morsi, C.P. Diduch and L. Chang, “Passive method-based islanding detection of renewable-based distributed generation: the issues,” in Proc. of the IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Halifax, NS, Canada 2010.
    23. W.G. Morsi, C.P. Diduch, and L. Chang, “A new islanding detection approach using wavelet packet transform for wind-based distributed generation,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), Hefei, China 2010 (IEEE Best Paper award).
    24. F. Beidou, W.G. Morsi, C.P. Diduch and L. Chang, “Smart grid: challenges, research directions and possible solutions,” in Proc. of the IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Halifax, NS, Canada 2010.
    25. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, “Improving the evaluation of electric power systems class students through BLS-based assessments,” in proceedings of the 2009 IEEE PES General Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, Jul. 2009.
    26. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new fuzzy based representative quality power factor for unbalanced three-phase systems with non-sinusoidal situations" in proceedings of the 2009 IEEE PES General Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, Jul. 2009.
    27. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new perspective for the IEEE Standard 1459-2000 via Stationary Wavelet transform in the presence of non-stationary power quality disturbances" in proceedings of the 2009 IEEE PES General Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, Jul. 2009.
    28. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new fuzzy-wavelet based representative quality power factor for stationary and non-stationary power quality disturbances" in proceedings of the 2009 IEEE PES General Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, Jul. 2009.
    29. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, “A wavelet packet transform-based approach for evaluating the performance of a wind farm subjected to voltage sag according to IEEE Standard 1459-2000,” in Proc. of the 2009 Power Systems Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, USA, Mar. 2009.
    30. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Defining power components in non-sinusoidal unbalanced polyphase systems: the issues" in Proc. of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Jul. 2008
    31. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new fuzzy based total demand distortion factor for non-sinusoidal situations" in Proc. of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Jul. 2008.
    32. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "A new fuzzy based representative quality power factor for non-sinusoidal situations" in Proc. of the IEEE PES General Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Jul. 2008.
    33. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "The most suitable mother wavelet for steady-state power system distorted waveforms" in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 08), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, 2008.
    34. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, “Effect of distributed generation on voltage flicker in distributed system: A case study." in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 08), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, 2008.
    35. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Time-frequency non-sinusoidal current decomposition based on the wavelet packet transform" in Proc. of the IEEE PES General Meeting, 07GM0419, Tampa, FL, USA, Jun. 2007.
    36. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Reformulating power components definitions contained in the IEEE Standard 1459-2000 using Discrete Wavelet Transform" in Proc. of the IEEE PES General Meeting, 07GM0419, Tampa, Florida, USA, June 2007.
    37. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Reformulating three-phase power components definitions contained in the IEEE Standard 1459-2000 using Discrete Wavelet Transform" in Proc. of the IEEE PES General Meeting, 07GM0419, Tampa, Florida, USA, June 2007.
    38. W.G. Morsi and M. E. El-Hawary, "Suitable mother wavelet for harmonics and inter-harmonics measurements using wavelet packet transform" in Proc. of the IEEE CCECE Vancouver, BC Canada, Apr. 2007.

    PRESENTATIONS

    • “Impact of Second-Generation Plug-In Battery Electric Vehicles on the Aging of Distribution Transformers Considering TOU Prices”, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, 2016.
    • “Smart Grid Research Trends”, IEEE Research Showcase, Oshawa Canada, 2015
    • Tutorial on: “Understanding Power Quality in Smart Grids,” 10th IEEE International Conference on Upcoming Engineers (ICUE), Toronto, ON, Canada, 2011.
    • Tutorial on: “Power quality: Definitions, Aspects, Problems and Solutions,” IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC 2010), Halifax, NS, Canada, 2010.
    • Invited Speaker, IEEE New Brunswick Section, University of New Brunswick, Canada. Title: “Smart Grid: Objectives and Challenges”, Fredericton, NB, Canada, 2010
    • Invited Speaker, Montana Tech, University of Montana, Butte, MT, USA, 2009.
    • Invited speak, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2009.
    • Invited Speaker, National Research Council (NRC), Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2009
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