School of Engineering
Faculty of Applied Science
Ahmad W. Al-Dabbagh is an Assistant Professor with the School of Engineering at the University of British Columbia. He holds a Principal’s Research Chair in Control Systems (Tier 2) and is the Principal Investigator of the Okanagan Laboratory for Control Systems Research. Dr. Al-Dabbagh’s research interests are in the area of control systems, and his research focuses on networked cyber-physical systems and process data analytics.
Dr. Al-Dabbagh performed postdoctoral research at Imperial College London, the University of Toronto, and the University of Alberta (2018 – 2020). He received his PhD degree from the University of Alberta (2018), MASc degree from Ontario Tech University (2010), and BEng degree from Ryerson University (2007). Dr. Al-Dabbagh is a licensed Professional Engineer with Professional Engineers Ontario. He has more than three years of industrial work experience in design, development, and commissioning of control, monitoring, and automation solutions, mainly for manufacturing and energy applications.
Dr. Al-Dabbagh was a recipient of several highly competitive scholarships and awards, including an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, an NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship, an Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship, a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, and a Governor General’s Academic Medal (Gold).