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​Syrian’s Endless Stories with Creativity


DAMASCUS, (ST)- The long years of war have not been able to destroy life and hope in this land, which is as old as creation itself, and even could not uproot the spirit of resistance, hope and creativity from the souls of its sons.

Syrians have endless stories with creativity, they have proven that they are always present strongly in all fields of science and creativity over the world.

The Syria Times e-newspaper hosted one of these Syrian creators who proved to the world that they are a beacon of excellence and creativity, he is Dr. Hassan. H. Alhelou. HE is a faculty member at Department of Electrical Power Engineering, Tishreen University. Dr. H. H. Alhelou won a "Publons Peer Review Award 2018, which is also called sentinels of sciences award" in category "Top 1%" in research field "Engineering". He is ranked “62nd” among the researchers around the globe in this category based on Publons global reviewer database, determined by the number of peer review reports performed during the 2017-2018 Award year. Publons' Peer Review Awards are the only cross-publisher Awards that celebrate the efforts of peer reviewers worldwide. Publons honors the engagement of the top 1% of reviewers in each of the 22 Essential Science Indicators (ESI) research fields every year.

  Dr. Alhelou began his life here, just like all the creators, in his country and then went to Iran to complete his scientific career. Now, He is a PHD researcher at Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Iran. He has completed all his education levels with honors and he was ranked the first of his classes. He won the Outstanding Reviewer Award from Energy Conversion and Management Journal, Netherlands in 2016, ISA Transactions Journal in USA 2018 and many other Awards. 

He published more than 25 researches in the most prestigious journals and international conferences. He has also authored and co-authored many books and chapters in his filed.

Now, Dr. Alhelou is a director of international research teams from universities in Italy, Iran, Canada and Greece. His scientific and research interests include smart grids, micro-grids, renewable energies, electricity markets, power system stability and control, optimization, advanced signal processing techniques applied to power systems control and analysis.

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Interviewed by Amal Farhat