Hisham Othman

Hisham Othman, Vice President, Transmission & Regulatory Services has 28 years of technical and managerial experience in the electricity sector with strong emphasis on power system dynamics and controls, flexible AC transmission, operational IT, grid integration of renewables and energy storage, and business strategy and startup.

Areas of Expertise

  • Power System Dynamics and Control
  • Hybrid Microgrids
  • Grid Integration of Renewables and Storage
  • Economic Analysis

Experience and Background

  • 28 years of experience in the electric power industry   ...................................... 1988 – Present
  •  Founder and President, WEF TECH Inc     .....................................................  2013 – 2016
  • Chief Technology Officer, Petra Solar Inc       ..................................................  2009 – 2013
  • Region Manager, ABB Ltd.                     .......................................................... 2004 – 2009
  • Vice President and General Manager, ABB Inc  ................................................ 1993 – 2004
  • Senior Engineer, GE Power                    .......................................................... 1988 – 1993

Accomplishments and Industry Recognition

  • Published over 30 papers and 2 Patents.
  • Young Engineer Award, GE Power
  • Awards of Excellence, ABB Inc.
  • Ex-board member on the Energy Storage Association

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana - 1988
  • MSE – University of Michigan, Ann-Arbor, 1995

Hisham Othman can be contacted at hothman@quanta-technology.com