RESUME

CV
  • Power System Engineering,

       Economics, Operation

       Technology, and Regulation

  • Demand Response

  • Water-Energy Nexus 

 
Research Interests

 

  • Universal Energy Access 

  • ​Energy Efficiency

  • Resilience 

  • Sustainability

     

Skills

MATLAB | Simulink | Python | ArcGIS | AnyLogic | PowerWorld | PSS®E

The University of Edinburgh
MSc Sustainable Energy Systems | 2013 - 2014  
With Distinction

 

Areas of Study: Energy Production, Delivery, Consumption, & Efficiency; Sustainability; Policy & Regulation; Ecological Economics 

 

Final Project:  Analysis and Decomposition of Residential Loads in Scotland

 

The University of Edinburgh
BEng Electrical & Mechanical Engineering | 2009-2013
First-Class, Honours

 

Areas of Study: Dynamics; Thermodynamics; Fluid Mechanics; Signals & Systems; Electronics; Power System Engineering

 

Final Project: Modelling the All Ireland Electricity Network

 

McGill University
Optional Exchange | 2011-2012

Areas of Study: Control Theory; Dynamics of Systems; Solid Mechanics; Power Electronics

 

Education
Publications
Completed
 

A. Halu, A. Scala, A. Khiyami & M. Gonzalez. “Data Driven Modelling of Solar Powered Urban Microgrids.”  in Science Advances

 

A. Alfaris, A. Khiyami, A. Alawad, Adnan Alsaati, and Mohammed Hadhrawi “The Integrated Energy Decision Support System.” in Systems Engineering Journal. Volume 18, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages 511–529. doi:10.1002/sys.21326

 

A. Khiyami, T. Ishimatsu, A. Doufene, O. de Weck “A Graph Theoretic Framework for Integrated and Co-optimised Power System Planning.” INCOSE 2016. Submitted

 
In Preparation
 
A. Khiyami & A. Owens “Assessment of Resilience in National Water Systems.”
 
A. Khiyami & V. Sakhrani “Replacement Cost Analysis of Saudi Arabia’s Large Desalination Facilities.”
Work Experience
Center for Complex Engineering Systems
Research Associate

​2014 - present

 

Investigated a wide variety of systems problems related to complex and critical infrastructures. Collaborated within large multi-disciplinary teams to develop and execute research projects. Presented progress and findings to high-level stakeholders.

 

KACST Robotics Lab

​June 2011

 

Built robotic machines using modular blocks and programmed them to execute specific tasks.

 

Saudi Car Project

​July 2011

 

Member of the electronics team in a Saudi initiative to badge engineer a consumer vehicle.

 

 

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USA: +16177106419

 

UK:   +447557793097

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