Tayed Brahimi
Aeronautics & Wind Energy Expert

Dr. Tayeb Brahimi, Assistant Professor at the Department of ECE received his Ph.D. (1992) and Master Degree (1987) from Ecole Polytechnique, University of Montreal, Canada. He has worked (1992-1998) as Research Scientist under Bombardier Chair/Canadair. In 1998 he joined Jeppesen DataPlan (CA) as a Programmer Analyst, then Peregrine System, a B2B company in Concord, California, as a technical Support Analyst, then as Quality Assurance Engineer and Consultant for EDI commercial software in Dallas, Texas providing strategic support, guidance and technical resolution of problems related to Electronic data interchange (EDI), Electronic Software Download (ESD) and online web application. In 2003 he worked as as a counselor at GIS Jeddah, to provide academic, career, and college access to K-12 students. Dr. Tayeb Brahimi is internationally recognized for his contribution to the development of teaching and research programs between university and government Institutions. He received internationally recognized awards and performed a leading role for a distinguished institution (Bombardier Chair/University of Montreal). He published more than 80 articles in scientific journals, international conferences, and internal technical reports on aircraft icing, wind turbines, and methodologies of teaching and learning. Among other activities, Dr. Tayeb Brahimi was reviewer for many international journals , invited speaker by the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering, Japan Turbo machinery Association (Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries, Tokyo), Government of Quebec (Public Debate on Energy), and planning for Bachelor/Master in Energy engineering at Effat University. Current research interests relate to the use of technology to support learning, student assessment strategies, collaborative learning (COL), wind energy development, smart grid, and modeling wind turbines. Other areas of interest include social aspect of wind energy, testing and quality assurance for component-based software, and knowledge management.