Wajdi M. Ahmad

Principal Consultant / Ph.D. / Oklahoma City

Background

Dr. Ahmad received his MS and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. During his professional career, he has worked in key positions, across various industries at premier international organizations. He has extensive knowledge and strong command of electrical power systems. He has led cross-functional global teams to develop advanced solutions to optimize power system performance. He has provided expert technical support to various business and clients on power grid optimization and modernization, as well as expert support on matters involving power quality impacts on system equipment and performance in commercial, and industrial applications. He is proficient in electrical equipment failure analysis.

Dr. Ahmad has also extensive experience in academia, with solid record in teaching and scholarly research in systems and controls. He taught at various institutions, and published his research in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings.

Representative Engagements

  • Lightning damage to electrical equipment
  • Origin and cause of household and vehicle electrical failures and fires
  • Electric cigarette battery failure inspection
  • Cause and origin of Storage battery & UPS fires
  • Arc flash and electrocution incident investigations
  • Flood water damage to elevators
  • Flood damage to electronic sound systems
  • Origin and cause of household electric appliance failures
  • Electronic Equipment failure inspection
  • Smart meter fire cause and origin
  • Solar power plant contract dispute analysis

Education

  • Ph.D. – Electrical Engineering – Wayne State University
  • M.S. – Electrical Engineering – Wayne State University
  • B.S. – Electrical Engineering – Yarmouk University