Yahia Baghzouz

( University of Nevada, Las Vegas )


(702) 895-0887
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Departments: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Research Fields: Electrical Power Conversion, Renewable Source Grid Interconnection, Power Efficiency, Fuel Cell Integration
  • Disciplines: Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering
  • Location:Clark County
  • Funding:EPSCoR - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research


Dr. Baghzouz is the Co-Director, Center for Energy Research in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  Dr. Baghzouz’s area of interest is in electrical power systems. His field of expertise within this branch of electrical engineering focuses on electric power quality and renewable resources. He worked on related projects sponsored by Louisiana Power and Light, Gulf-States Utilities, Western Area Power Administration, Cray Research Inc., Nevada Power Co. and Loudon Engineering Co. He served as Conference Chairman for the IEEE 7th Int. Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power held in 1996 in Las Vegas, NV. He presently co-chairs the executive committee of IEEE- ICHQP. Dr. Baghzouz authored/co-authored over 100 articles on power quality, machine modeling and distributed generation. He teaches courses in power system engineering, power electronics, and circuits at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.