Fouad Zaro Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering

Fouad Zaro


Fouad Zaro, Assistant Professor 

Electrical Engineering Department
College of Engineering 
Palestine Polytechnic University 
Telefax: +972 (0) 22233050
Wad El Harya, P.O. Box 198 
Building: B, Room: 508.


Research Interests: 

  • Electrical Power Quality.
  • Wavelet Transforms Applications in Electrical Power System.
  • DSTATCOM Device.
  • Artificial Intelligent Techniques.
  • Multi-objective Optimal Power Flow.
  • Power System Operation.
  • Power System Planing.


  • BOOKS:
  1. Fouad Zaro, M. A. Abido, “Multi-Objective Optimal Power Flow: Deregulation Perspective”, ISBN 978-3-8383-7996-8, Aug. 2010, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG Dudweiler Landstraße 99, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany.
  2. Fouad Zaro, M. A. Abido, Ibrahim Elamin, “Power Quality Events:Detection and Mitigation” Scholar's Press ( 2013-07-13), ISBN-13: 978-3-639-51585-5.


  1. Fouad Rashed Fouad Zaro, Mohammad Ali Abido, Mohamed A. El-Gebeily, "Wavelet Transform System And Method For Voltage Events Detection And Classification", Application number: 20150094975, Issued: April 2, 2015.
  2. Mohammad Ali Abido, Fouad Rashed Fouad Zaro, "Quadrature-Based Voltage Events Detection Method", Application number: 20150094966, Issued: April 2, 2015.


  1. F. R. Zaro, M. A. Abido, M. A. Elgibiely, “Real-Time Voltage Events Detection and Classification Based on Wavelet Transform,” IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery. (Submitted)
  2. F. R. Zaro, M. A. Abido, “Efficient On-Line Detection Scheme of Voltage Events Using Quadrature Method,” Electrical Engineering Journal. (Submitted)


  1. F. R. Zaro and M. A. Abido , “Real Time Detection and Classification Wavelet Transform-Based for Voltage Events,”  Towards carbon free society through smarter grids, Grenoble France, 16-20 June 2013.
  2. S. Ameenuddin, F. R. Zaro and M. A. Abido, “Implementation of quadrature based RMS calculation on real-time systems,” International IEEE Conf Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, February 22-23, 2013, USA.
  3. F. R. Zaro, S. Elferik and M. A. Abido, “Optimal Estimation of Harmonics in Power System Using Intelligent Techniques,” The 32nd IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control ~MIC 2013~February 11 – 13, 2013,Innsbruck, Austria.
  4. F. R. Zaro, M. A. Abido, S. Ameenuddin and I. M. El-Amin, “ Characterization of Short-duration Voltage Events,” IEEE International Conf. on Power and Energy (PECon), 2-5 December 2012, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia, pp.650-654.
  5. F. R. Zaro, M. A. Abido, “Multi-objective optimal power flow using Particle swarm optimization in deregulated environment,” IEEE International Conf., 11th intelligent system design and application, 11th ISDA, Cordoba, Spain, Dec.2011. pp. 1122-1127.
  6. F. R. Zaro, I. M. Elamin, “Power Transfer Capability of Long Transmission Lines with Midpoint Sited FACTS Devices,” the 1st Saudi Scientific Conference, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia, Mar. 2010.