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), the graduate degree in project management, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering (with honors) all from the University of Quebec, Canada, in 2002, 2004, 2007, and 2011, respectively.

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, and energy storage and management. He co-authored more than 40 journal and conference 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) 372-3453
Fax: (931) 372-3436