Ghanim Putrus is Professor of Electrical Power Engineering and leads the Power and Wind Energy Research (PaWER) group at the Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
He has over 25 years of research experience with over 130 publications, including one patent and several invited talks at national and international events.
He is involved in IET professional activities and served on the Professional Group P7 (1999-2000) and executive committee of the IET Power Trading and Control Professional Network (2001-2009). He is a member of the IET Northumbria network committee and has served as chairman of the IET Northumbria branch for 2004/2005 session. He organized UPEC2006 conference at Northumbria and is member of the steering committees for several international conferences. he has led and participated in several research and development projects at national and EU levels.
His main research interests are the application of power electronics in power systems, power quality, integration of renewable energy sources and electric vehicles into power distribution networks and analysis of Lithium ion battery degradation.