Mr. Issa is a specialist in the field of renewable energy, marine electric propulsion and power distribution, with a doctorate in engineering from the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi (UQAC), and a master’s degree from the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières (UQTR). He held the position of Director of Research and Development at AMH Canada from 2006 to 2012 and is a Research Associate at the Cégep de Rimouski (his CCTT) Innovation Maritime (IMAR), since April 2018.
Professor Issa is currently leading research projects related to the maritime industry (electric propulsion and green ports) and on the field of renewable energy and control systems based on artificial neural networks. Author of nearly 35 scientific publications in peer-reviewed international journals and a dozen chapter of books all over the world, Mr. Issa is a professor at the Maritime Institute of Quebec and an associate professor at UQAR. He co-supervises nearly 10 students at the Masters and PhD levels in connection with his research activities.