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Abdalkarim Awad

Assistant Professor
Engineering and Technology
Birzeit University
Palestinian Territory


Abdalkarim Awad is an Assistant Professor in the department of electrical and computer Engineering, Birzeit University.He was working as an Assistant Professor in the department of computer science 7 at the University of Erlangen from 2012 to 2016. Dr. Awad received his Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and M.Sc. in Scientific Computing degree from Birzeit University in 1999 and 2002, respectively. In 2006, he joined the networking group at the Dept. of Computer Science, University of Erlangen, Germany supported by a DAAD scholarship. In 2009, he completed his Ph.D. at the school of engineering. In 2011, he was Research Associate in the Integrated Communication Systems Group at Faculty of Computer Science and Automation, Ilmenau University of Technology. His current research interests are focused on communication-enabled smart grid applications as well as security and privacy issues in smart grid. His research interests include also software defined networking, sensor networks and peer-to-peer systems.

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Software defined networking, sensor networks and peer-to-peer systems


  • Awad A, Bazan P, German R. SGsim: Co-simulation framework for ICT-enabled power distribution grids. InInternational GI/ITG Conference on Measurement, Modelling, and Evaluation of Computing Systems and Dependability and Fault Tolerance 2016 Apr 4 (pp. 5-8). Springer, Cham.

  • Awad A, Bazan P, Kassem R, German R. Co-simulation-based evaluation of volt-VAR control. InPES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe), 2016 IEEE 2016 Oct 9 (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

  • Awad A. A Short Tutorial On Using SGsim Framework For Smart Grid Applications.

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