Dr. Wessam El-Baz is the co-founder and CEO of the deep-tech startup Nexus Analytica LLC, which utilizes state-of-the-art machine learning and AI algorithms for analyzing big data in the energy sector and introducing new technologies. Dr. El-Baz is also the strategic and engineering consultant in the Egyptian Electricity Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA). His work is focused on developing sustainable regulatory frameworks that improve the integration of renewable energies and new technologies into the Egyptian electricity grid, such as electric vehicles. Dr. El-Baz also studies the possibilities of changing the generation structure through novel market designs and initiation of microgrid systems.
Dr. El-Baz was a research associate at the Institute of Energy Economy and Application Technology at the Technical University of Munich and a visiting researcher at the University of Oxford. His research focused on the optimization of distributed energy generation and integration of prosumers into Peer-to-Peer energy and flexibility trading platforms. Within his work career, Dr. El-Baz has worked on several projects funded by the German federal ministry for economic affairs and energy, and international developing agencies to introduce new technologies in the electricity sector.