Omar Hegazy

Postdoctoral researcher

Senior researchers Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre (MOBI) Sustainability
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Dr. ir. Omar Hegazy received the B.Sc. (with honors) and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt. He obtained his PhD degree in July 2012 (with the greatest distinction) from the Dept. of Electrical Machines and Power Engineering (ETEC), Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB), Belgium. Dr. Hegazy is currently on leave from Helwan University and has the position of Postdoctoral Fellow at ETEC dept. and MOBI research centre at VUB. Dr. Hegazy also leads the power electronics and electrical machines (PEEM) team in MOBI, where he coordinates the research work in this field in several national and European projects. He is the author of more than 60 scientific publications. Furthermore, he is a member of IEEE and IEC standards. Dr. Hegazy fields of interest include power electronics, electrical machines, electric and (plug-in) hybrid electric vehicles, battery management systems (BMS), power management strategies, control systems, optimization techniques and renewable energy.

Key publications

Optimal Design of Multiport DC/DC Converters for Hybrid Systems. Nazeraj, E., Hegazy, O. & Van Mierlo, J. 23 May 2016

Modeling, analysis and feasibility study of new drivetrain architectures for off-highway vehicles. Hegazy, O., Barrero Fernandez, R., Van Den Bossche, P., El Baghdadi, M., Smekens, J. A-M. & Van Mierlo, J. 1 May 2016 In : Energy. 109, p. 1056-1074 19 p., 109

Influence of Electrode Density on the Performance of Li-Ion Batteries: Experimental and Simulation. Smekens, J. A-M., Gopalakrishnan, R., Van Den Steen, N., Omar, N., Hegazy, O., Hubin, A. & Van Mierlo, J. 2016 In : Energies. 9, 2, 12 p.