Emeka Simon Obewas born in Uda Enugu Ezike, Nigeria. He received his B. Engineering, M. Engineering and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from University of Nigeria in 1994,1999 and 2002, respectively. Since 1999 he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he is currently a professor.Prof. Obe has been a visiting researcher at Tennessee Technological University, USA in 2004 and 2006, at the University of the Ryukyus, Japan in 2005 and at Technische Universita Darmstadt, Germany 2008-2009. He has held several key positions at the University of Nigeria including Director, National Center for Equipment Maintenance and Development, (2012-2014), Director, Computer Communications Center,(2014–date). His research interests are ac machine analysis, design and drives.