Dr. Rashid is Associate Professor in Power Systems at the Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, Qatar University. He was the Dean of College of Engineering, Qatar University (2012 – 2016) and chair of the department of electrical engineering (2000 – 2004). He obtained his PhD in power systems from the University of Strathclyde, UK and his Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from Washington State University, USA and Qatar University, respectively.
Dr. Rashid is a very active researcher with immense vision. He is capable of launching major projects and seeing them to their successful conclusion. His research focuses on power systems and engineering education. He is an active member of a number of professional societies. He was among the pioneers in Qatar, who boosted the research activities in engineering education and innovation in teaching pedagogy.
In spite of his extensive administrative duties serving as the Dean of College of Engineering, as well as Vice Chair of Qatar University Faculty Senate. During his term as College Dean, Dr. Rashid led the team to achieve full ABET accreditation for all college of engineering undergraduate programs.
Dr. Rashid has published extensively; in international conferences and leading journals in the area. He received the country prestigious recognition, State of Qatar Incentive Award in Electrical Engineering.