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Husam Samkari

Husam Samkari

Electrical Engineering Doctoral Student


Gauss-Johnson 132



Mailing Address

Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023

Husam Samkari
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Idaho, 2016
  • Power System Protection and Relaying Academic Certificate, University of Idaho, 2015
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Umm Al-Qura University, 2010

  • Microgrid Systems
  • Power System Protection
  • Renewable Energy

Husam Samkari is currently pursuing his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering. His major is power system. His major professor is Brian K. Johnson.

  • Researcher Intern, 2014
    • Idaho National Laboratory (INL), Battelle Energy Alliance; Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA
  • Teaching Assistant, 2011
    • Electrical Engineering Department, University of Tabuk; Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
  • Power Distribution Engineer, 2010
    • Operations Department, Saudi Electricity Company; Makkah, Saudi Arabia
  • Power Engineer Intern, 2008
    • Crude Oil Terminal, Saudi Aramco Company; Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

  • Secretary of IEEE Palouse Chapter, 2017
  • Vice president of the Saudi club at the University of Idaho, 2014
  • Student Member in IEEE and PES
  • Member in Saudi Council of Engineers

  • Samkari, H.; Allehyani, M.; Johnson, B.K., “Modeling and Simulation the Impacts of STATCOMs on Distance Protection," in North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2015, vol., no., pp.1-5, 4-6 Oct. 2015

  • Developing a Microgrid Energy Management Scheme for a Pacific Northwest City
  • Health Assessment of a Microgrid during Islanding Mode
  • Study on the Potential Application of Photovoltaic Solar Energy

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Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 213

Mailing Address:

Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023

Phone: 208-885-6554

Fax: 208-885-7579