Mahmoud Dhimish

Dr, Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Electrical Engineering

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Dr Mahmoud Dhimish received an M.Sc. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering (Distinction) from the University of Huddersfield in 2016 and a Ph.D. in Renewable Energy from the same University in 2018. From 2018 to August 2021, he worked as Senior Lecturer in Electronics and Control Engineering and was the Head of Photovoltaic Laboratory at the University of Huddersfield. From September 2021, he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering at York University as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Electrical Engineering, working on developing cutting-edge research in the area of photovoltaics/renewables and power electronics. In November 2020, Dr Mahmoud Dhimish was named one of the top 15 young scientists in Great Britain, according to a leading index of scientific academics published by Stanford University. He is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Employment History


  • September 2021 - present: Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Electrical Engineering, Department of Electronic Engineering, University of York, UK.
  • May 2018 – August 2021: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Electronics and Control Engineering, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, UK.
  • April 2016 – April 2018: Lecturer in Computing and Engineering, Study Group, International Study Centre (ISC), University of Huddersfield, UK.



  • June 2019 - September 2019: Research Assistant, AL SUWAIDI FTS CONSTRUCTION, Dubai, UAE. Project Title: Degradation Estimation Tool for Large-Scale Photovoltaic Systems.
  • September 2018 – March 2019: Research Assistant, A-SAFE, Halifax, UK. Project Title: Indoor Real-Time Positioning of Ultra-Wideband (UWB) System.
  • December 2017 - April 2018: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, UK. Project Title: Design and Development of AI-Based Electronics for Medical Devices
  • January 2016 - December 2016: Research Assistant, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Leeds, UK. Project Title: Photovoltaic Multiple Configuration Assessment, Modelling, and Design.

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