Dr Prashant K Soori


Associate Professor
School of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Prashant K Soori


Prashant K Soori is working as an Associate Professor with the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Dubai.

  • Currently, he is teaching Undergraduate BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronics Engineering program.
  • Supervising UG/PG projectsin the fields of Energy and Renewable energy.
  • He is serving as a Global Course Leader for the subjects Electrical Energy Systems, Industrial Power Systems.
  • He is the Year-3 UG EEE/RAIS year coordinator of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in Dubai campus.
  • He is in charge of the MATHS GYM in Dubai.

Prashant K Soorijoined Heriot Watt University Dubai campus in the year August 2009. He obtained his PhD in the year 2006, Master of Engineering (ME) in Power Electronics in the year 1996 from Bangalore(India), Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Mangalore (India) in the year 1992, Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) from Heriot Watt in the year 2012. He is a “Fellow of the Higher Education Academy”(FHEA) of U.K and Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education (MISTE).He is in academia since 1992 (served over 6years in India, over 10 years in Ethiopia and for the past 12 years with Heriot Watt University).

He has taughtseveral courses in the fields of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.He has prepared teaching materials of the subjects Industrial Power systems, Electrical Energy Systems,Electromechanical Systems, Power Electronics. Histeaching scholarship has been recognised by winning L&T Oscars Awards 8timesorganised by Heriot Watt University Dubai.He has supervised over 50 UG/PGprojects, of which some have received funding from external agencies.The UG projects supervised under hisguidance won 2nd and 3rd place in the ‘Xplore Automation Award(Environmental Category)’in Germany in the year 2015 & 2018,Short listed forthe “IET Innovation Award, London” in the Year 2016, won the “EXPO LIVE University Innovation Grant Programmes”in succession(2017 & 2018), National runner-up in “The James Dyson Award”2019. He was invited to present paper at “The 8th Gulf Research Meeting-2017” held at Cambridge University, World Majlisapanel discussion on Sustainability organised by EXPO-2020 in the year 2020. He was also invited to deliver a keynote address in the 1st International Conference on “ICT-2011” Ethiopia.He has to his credit many conference and Journal papers. Received “Best Presenter Award” in the 2016 Second International Conference on Food & Agricultural Engineering (ICFAE 2016) held in Copenhagen, DENMARK. He has also written book chapters, and has served as a reviewer for many journals and conferences.


Energy-efficient system design, Non-conventional energy sources, Lighting system design, ElectricalEnergy systems


ORCID ID:0000-0002-4842-2806. His recent publications can be found at the following Google Scholar Citations: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=O_ugA7AAAAAJ&hl=en