QUSI ALQARQAZ

IEEE Senior Member Qusi Alqarqaz is an electrical engineer with more than 27 years of experience in the power industry. He writes about technology, works as a consultant, and mentors students. He is a contributor of The Institute as well as the Analog , a newsletter for the IEEE Central Texas Section. He previously worked in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

Recent Work

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Battery Energy Storage Systems Are on the Rise

22 October 2018
BMW, GE, and several U.S. states have plans to use the clean energy

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A Hands-On Approach With My Son Sparked His Interest in Engineering

11 June 2018
Showing, not telling, kids what engineers do can have a lasting impact

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Three Ways IEEE Has Helped Me Find Success as an Engineer

13 November 2017
Several of the organization’s resources have helped me navigate my career

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IEEE MOVE Provides Disaster Relief to Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

28 August 2017
Volunteers are needed to assist with cellphone charging and wireless connectivity

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Will the Age of Smartphones Be Over Soon?

20 April 2017
Emerging technologies such as virtual assistants could replace the devices in our pockets

My Perspective Working in the United States on an H-1B Visa

31 March 2017
The program has its faults, but it’s crucial to the growth of engineering innovation

Living in a Cash-Free World

13 December 2016
Many adjustments will have to be made, for better and for worse

Li-Fi: 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi

31 August 2016
Light can transform the telecommunications industry as we know it

The Benefits of Indoor Farms in Big Cities

29 June 2016
Technology makes it possible to grow plants indoors

A Father’s Perspective About Daughters and Engineering

7 April 2016
Why this parent thinks the field is a great place to work