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Dr. Youakim Kalaani

No photo availableDr. Youakim Kalaani
Associate Professor

Office: Blg 255 Rm 1317
Phone: (912) 478-6978
Email: yalkalaani@georgiasouthern.edu

CV:

Education:
PhD in Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University (1996)
MS in Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University (1992)
BS in Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University (1990)

Professional Experience:
Georgia Southern University, Assistant Professor and EET Program Coordinator (2006-present)

Northern Illinois University, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology (2000-2006)

Assumed several engineering and consultant positions in the following companies, Georgia Power Co. (GA), Loparex (IL), AutoMeter (IL), Sycamore, IL. Kickapoo Nature Conservancy (IL), Lamotite Products (OH), Bailey Controls (OH), Zafer Steel Plant (Saudi Arabia), Philips (Lebanon).

Licensed Professional Engineer since 2003

ABET Program Evaluator since 2007

Areas of Expertise:
Renewable energy, power systems, and optimization with emphasis on planning and operation

Teaching Interests:
Electric generation and distribution systems, magnetics and electric machines, renewable energy.

Research Interests:
Renewable energy, power systems, and optimization with emphasis on planning and operation

Recent Publications and Patents related to Research Interests:
Kalaani, Y. G.:”Generation Scheduling Algorithm Using Dynamic Programming”. Journal of Nonlinear Analysis. 71 (12), p.e641-e650, Dec 2009.

Rosentrater, Kurt., Youakim Kalaani, ”Renewable Energy Alternatives – A Growing Opportunity for Engineering and Technology Education”, Journal of Technology Interface, 2006, Volume 6, No.1.

Kalaani, Y.,” Multidisciplinary Electricity Courses: A Major Revision”, International Journal of Modern Engineering, 2005, Volume 5, No. 2, ISSN 1930-6628.

Kalaani, Y., “Environmentally Regulated Power Generation Algorithm,” Emirate Journal for Engineering Research, 2004, Vol. 9, No 1, pp. 57-66.

Kalaani, Y., “Power Plant Modeling Using Online Emission Monitoring,” ,” Emirate Journal for Engineering Research, 2004, Vol. 9, No 1, pp. 51-56.

Kalaani, Y., F.E. Villaseca, and F. Renovich, Jr., “Storage and Delivery Constrained Unit Commitment”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 1996, PWRS-11, No. 2, pp. 1059-1066.

Department of Electrical Engineering • P.O. Box 8045 • Statesboro, Georgia 30460 • (912) 478-5373