Instructor's Summary

Dr. Alaa Abdel Kerim


Dr. Alaa Abdel Kerim, PhD, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer with over 35 years of extensive experience in the Power, Petrochemical, Refinery, Oil and Gas industries. He specializes in DCS, PLC, SCADA, HMI, Automation System, Process Control & Instrumentation, Electronics Technology, Power Systems Control, Power Systems Security, Power Transmissions, Power Generation, Electrical Substations and MV/LV Electrical System

During his career life, Dr. Alaa has been practically and academically involved in different Power System and Instrumentation international companies and Universities as a Senior Professor & Consultant, Instrumentation Engineer and Electrical Engineer.  His recent practical applications experience includes  the design, supply, installation, operation of full DCS, SCADA, PLC, HMI Automation System for Sumid Line Petroleum, Siemens USA, AREVA USA to name a few.  His experience also includes electrical coordination, protection level adjustments and electrical testing.

Dr. Alaa has a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Gdansk, Poland and has Master and Bachelor degrees in Electrical Machine & Power Engineering