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Dr. Khalid Al-Olimat, PE

Chair and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECCS Department
Science Annex 209
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
419-772-1849
Professional Experience: 
  • Chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science Department, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 2010-present
  • Professor, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 2011-present
  • Associate Professor, Ohio Northern University, Ada OH, 2003-2011
  • Assistant Professor, Ohio Northern University, Ada OH, 1999-2003
  • Part Time Faculty, University of Toledo, Toledo OH, 1997-1999
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Toledo, Toledo OH, 1994-1997
  • ECM Operator, Caterpillar Inc., Peoria IL, 1994
  • Comp. Lab Asst, Teaching Assistant, Bradley University, Peoria IL, 1993-94
  • Project Engineer, Duwairi Electromechanical Inc., 1990-93
Education: 
  • PE, Registered Professional Engineer in Michigan
  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Toledo, 1999
  • MSMFE, Manufacturing Engineering, Bradley University, 1994
  • BSEE, Electrical Engineering, Far Eastern University, 1990
Teaching Interests: 
  • Electric Circuits
  • Electromagnetics
  • Electric Machines & Power Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Electric Machines Modeling and Control
Awards: 
  • Henry Horldt Outstanding Teacher Award, T.J. Smull College of Engineering, Ohio Northern University (2015, 2005)
  • Eminent Engineer, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars
  • Mortar Board Favorite Professor, Ohio Northern University (2009, 2003)
  • Herbert F. Alter Chair of Engineering, T.J. Smull College of Engineering, Ohio Northern University (2005-06)
  • Listed in: Marquis Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Strathmore’s Who’s Who and Who’s Who in Engineering Academia
Research Interests: 
  • Power Systems
  • Adaptive Control
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Education and Assessment
Selected Publications: 
  1. Nesreen Alsbou, Khalid Al-Olimat, Vladimir Labay, and Heath LeBlanc, Introducing Students to Electronic Devices and Electric Circuit Applications at Early Levels in the Engineering Curriculum Through Multiple Projects, Proceedings of ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 2015.
  2. LeBlanc, H., Al-Olimat, K. S., Integrating Entrepreneurship in Engineering Class Projects through Hypothetical Modifications of Existing Products. Proceedings of ASEE/Illinois-Indiana Section Conference, Fort Wayne, IN, April 2015.
  3. Al-Olimat, K. S., LeBlanc, H., Transient Analysis of First-Order Circuits: Approaches and Recommendations, Proceedings of ASEE/Illinois-Indiana Conference, Fort Wayne, IN, April 2015.
  4. Al-Olimat, K. S., Feitshans, T., Corlett, G., Raber, C., Maag, S., Youssfi, Z., A Design of Interactive LED Cube with Music Synchronization, Proceedings of ASEE/NCS Conference, Rochester, MI, March 2014.
  5. Al-Olimat, K. S., Davis, B., McClelland, S., Beaschler, J., Bryan, J., Henderson, B., Solar Photovoltaic Array Design: A Multidisciplinary Constructed Project for Haiti, Proceedings of ASEE/NCS Conference, Rochester, MI, March 2014.
  6. Heath J. LeBlanc, Khalid S. Al-Olimat, Firas Hassan, and Nesreen Alsbou, Combining Technical and Entrepreneurial Skills in an Electric Circuits Course through Project-Based Learning, Proceedings of ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014.
  7. Walter W Schilling Jr., John K Estell, and Khalid S. Al-Olimat, Work in Progress: Using Videotelephony to Provide Independent Technical Critique of Student Capstone Projects, Proceedings of ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014.
  8. S. Khorbotly, K. Al-Olimat, and S. Vemuru, System Design: A Novel, Project-Based Course Connecting the Dots of the Electrical Engineering Curriculum, Proceedings of the 43rd Annual IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, October 23-26, 2013.
  9. F. Hassan, H. LeBlanc, and K. Al-Olimat, Inculcating an Entrepreneurial Mindset in Engineering Education: Project Approach, Proceedings of the 43rd Annual IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, October 23-26, 2013.
  10. Vemuru, S. R., Al-Olimat, K. S.., Comparison of multilevel DC–DC converter topologies, Proceedings of IEEE International Electro/Information Technology Conference, IEEE-EIT2013, Rapid City, SD, May 9-11, 2013.
  11. Al-Olimat, K. S., Combined Direct-Indirect Adaptive Speed Control Strategy for Wind Induction Generator, Proceedings of IEEE Southeastern Symposium on System Theory, IEEE-SSST2013, Waco, TX, March 11-13, 2013.
  12. Kamalasadan, S. and Al-Olimat, K. S., Modeling and Control of a Micro-Grid Set Up using Photovoltaic Arrays, Proceedings of IEEE Southeastern Symposium on System Theory, IEEE-SSST2013, Waco, TX, March 11-13, 2013.
  13. Khalid Al-Olimat, Srinivas Vemuru, David Sawyers and Eric Baumgartner, A Newly Developed Advanced Energy Concentration at Ohio Northern University, Proceedings of ASEE/NCS Conference, March 23-24, 2012.
  14. Khalid Al-Olimat and Greg Bucks, Effective Method for Solving Equivalent Elements in Electric Circuits, Proceedings of ASEE/NCS Conference, March 23-24, 2012.
  15. Anurag K. Srivastava, Sukumar Kamalasadan, Daxa Patel, Sandhya Sankar, Khalid S. Al-Olimat, Electricity markets: an overview and comparative study, International Journal of Energy Sector Management, Vol. 5 Iss: 2, pp.169 – 200, 2011.
  16. Khalid S. Al-Olimat, A Simple and Feasible Design of Power System Stabilizers, Proceedings of the 31st IASTED International Conference on Modeling, Identification, and Control-MIC 2011, Innsbruck, Austria, February 14-16, 2011.
  17. Khalid S. Al-Olimat, Power Electronics Problem Solver on the Click, Proceedings of the 40th Annual IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, Washington D.C., October 27-30, 2010.
  18. Khalid S. Al-Olimat, An Industry-Sponsored Senior Design Capstone Project: A Story of Success, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Louisvelle, KY, June 20-23, 2010.
  19. Khalid S. Al-Olimat, Improved Model Reference Adaptive Speed Control, Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, A1, 2009.
  20. Sukumar Kamalasadan and Khalid S. Al-Olimat, Fuzzy Logic Control Systems, Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, Vol. 2, John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
Selected Professional Service: 
  • ABET Program Evaluator
  • IEEE Senior Member
College of Engineering

Lori Goldsmith

Executive Administrative Assistant
419-772-2371
l-goldsmith@onu.edu
Biggs 201
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed