Sayawu Diaba

Doctoral Researcher

MSc. Telecommunication
School of Technology and Innovations, Telecommunications Engineering
Wolffintie 36, F11, 65200 Vaasa

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Sayawu Yakubu Diaba, a dedicated member of the IEEE and a graduate student, hail from Suhum, Ghana. I hold a B.Eng. and an M.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. Currently, I am actively pursuing a D.Sc. (Tech.) degree in Telecommunication Engineering at the esteemed University of Vaasa in Finland.

With an impressive professional background, I served as a Power Distribution Specialist for the Electricity Company of Ghana for a remarkable 13 years. During this tenure, I gained invaluable expertise in the field and contributed significantly to the company's operations. My research interests revolve around cutting-edge areas within the realm of smart grids. I delve into the innovative use of machine learning techniques to enhance the functionality of smart grids. I focus on developing robust cybersecurity algorithms tailored specifically for smart grid SCADA networks. I am also engaged in comprehensive performance analysis of smart grids, striving to optimize their efficiency and reliability.

Beyond his core research pursuits, I maintain a deep passion for wireless communication and automation. These complementary fields augment my understanding of telecommunications engineering and broaden my perspective on technological advancements. With a dedication to the field, diverse expertise, and academic pursuits, I am making some contributions to the realm of engineering, particularly in the domains of smart grids, cyber security, and wireless communication.

Member, IEEE) was born in Suhum, Ghana. He received the B.Eng. and M.Sc. degrees in telecommunications engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He is currently pursuing the D.Sc. (Tech.) degree in telecommunication engineering with the University of Vaasa, Finland. He was formerly employed with Electricity Company of Ghana, where he worked as a Power Distribution Specialist for 13 years. His research interests include the use of machine learning in smart grids, developing cyber security algorithms for smart grids SCADA networks, and performance analysis of smart grids. He is also interested in wireless communication and automation