Duke Power Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D., 1981 - Iowa State University
M.S., 1973 - Assuit University, Egypt
B.S., 1967 - Assuit University, Egypt
Office: 303 Riggs Hall
Office Phone: 864.656.5936
Dr. Girgis joined Clemson University in 1985 to direct the research activities of Clemson University Electric Power Research Association (CUEPRA) and to promote power-engineering education. He is the recipient of the 1989 McQueen-Quattlebaum Faculty Outstanding Achievement Award, the 1990 Edison Electric Institute Power Engineering Educator Award, and the 1991 Professional Achievement Citation in Engineering Award. Dr. Girgis has taught at Assiut University, Iowa State University and North Carolina State University.
Dr. Girgis has published more than a hundred technical papers and holds four U.S. patents. His present research interests are power system analysis, protection, instrumentation and control, signal processing, harmonic analysis and Kalman filtering applications in power systems. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi, CIGRE and numerous professional societies. He is a registered professional engineer in South Carolina. In 1992, Dr. Girgis was elected IEEE Fellow; Citation: For Leadership in Power Engineering Education, Research in Digital Protection and Studies of Power System Harmonics. In 1993, he received the CU Alumni Award for outstanding achievement in research. His industrial experience includes consulting for IBM, ASEA/Brown Boveri (Sweden) and power utilities.
The Clemson University Electrical Power Research Association (CUEPRA) was formed to give visibility to electric power research and meet the need for a working communications link between electric power companies and the academic community. Industry membership in CUEPRA is open to electric power producers, suppliers and distributors; power apparatus manufacturers; government agencies; and engineering consultants.
The association is essential to excel in power engineering education and research by:
i) Focusing more on speeding the contribution of University research to the power industry and
(ii) Enhancing the ability of engineering graduates to contribute to the power industry competitiveness of the United States.
(iii) Conducting research projects of special interest to the power industry, CUEPRA members and the University.
• Power System Control, Harmonics, Measurements Protection and Transients
• Real Time Computer Application in Power Systems
• Signal Processing
• Kalman Filtering Applications in Power Systems