June 9, 2010

EIC Renewable Energy provides solar and wind energy facilities for large and small scale residential and commercial projects in the Middle East and throughout the world. As Director, Dr. Youssef will handle all operations including investigating new business opportunities and project management for the installation, commissioning and testing of turnkey solar and wind power installations.

“Abbas brings a wealth of experience in high-tech product development and an impressive portfolio of successful technical achievements to Energy International Renewable Energy,” said Rami Fawaz, Executive Vice President, Energy International Corporation. “As experts in energy, we recognize the world is shifting to more environmentally-friendly means of making power and EIC is poised to lead the way as the world transforms to these new technologies.”

Dr. Youssef holds a PHD in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich., and an MBA from Northwood University in Midland, Mich. Dr. Abbas has been a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 1983 and was the director of technical activities from 2002 to 2005 of the southeast Michigan chapter. He has also been a member of the Society for Automotive Engineering (SAE) and the American Society of Quality Control (ASQ). He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

During his career, Dr. Youssef has worked on a number of high-profile technical development programs for Ford Motor Company and General Motors and holds a patent for the development of an Anti-trap electronic module for auto-up window control.  Prior to joining EIC, Youssef was the Telematics Engineering Quality Manager for Hughes Network Systems in Germantown, MD, where he managed the company’s Telematics Program Automotive Requirements and Compliance Testing Laboratory.

Contact Youssef via e-mail at ayoussef@energyintl.com or by phone at the company’s U.S. Headquarters at 734-354.2000.