Hicham Chaoui received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the Institut supérieur du Génie Appliqué (IGA), Casablanca, Morocco, in 1999, the M.A.Sc. degree in electrical engineering, the M.Sc. degree in computer science (with honors) and the Project Management Institute (PMI) accredited graduate degree in project management all from the University of Quebec, Canada, in 2002, 2004 and 2007, respectively. He also received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering (with honors) from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), QC, Canada in 2011.

His career has spanned both academia and industry in the field of intelligent control and renewable energies. Prior to his academic career, he held various engineering and management positions such as Vice-President Innovation and Technology Development. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Tennessee Technological University, TN, USA and an Adjunct Professor at the UQTR, QC, Canada. His research interests include adaptive and nonlinear control theory, intelligent control, robotics, mechatronics, electric motor drives, energy storage and management, real-time embedded systems, and FPGA implementation. He co-authored more than 45 conference and journal publications. He is a senior member of IEEE and serves regularly as a reviewer for many prestigious scientific editors.

Dr. Chaoui was a recipient of the Best Thesis Award (health, natural science, and engineering) and the Governor General of Canada Gold Medal Award.


I have been elevated to the rank of Senior Member of IEEE


I received with two Professors from UQTR a team research grant for three years from FQRNT (Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies)



I received the Governor General of Canada Gold Medal Award.



I received the best thesis award (natural, health science, and engineering) for my doctoral dissertation.



Assistant Professor
Tennessee Tech. University
Prescott Hall (PRSC) 450
220 W. 10th Street
Cookeville, TN 38505, USA.
Phone: (931) 372-6453
Fax: (931) 372-3436