Dr Ahmed Aboushady received his BSc(Hons) and MSc degrees in Electrical and Control Engineering from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Following this, he obtained his PhD degree in power electronics form the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in 2013. Since then, he worked as a postdoctorate researcher at University of Aberdeen and a Lecturer in Electrical Power Engineering at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen before joining GCU in 2017 as a Lecturer in the same field. Dr Aboushady has a number of publications in renowned journals/conferences as well as a published textbook, a book chapter and a PCT patent pending application. His research interests are high voltage DC transmission systems, multi-terminal DC networks, grid integration of renewable energy, distributed generation systems and microgrids.