Emeka Simon Obe was 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 Universitat 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 – 2018), Coordinator, International Interventions Programs (2016 – 2019), Head of Electrical Engineering Department, UNN (2016-19) and currently, the Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering (2018-date). Prof. Obe is an Associate Editor of IET Electric Power Applications of UK, Associate Editor of Electric Power Components and Systems and Editor-in-Chief, Nigerian Journal of Technology. He is a fellow of AvH, Germany, MIEEE, MNSE and a corporate engineer in Nigeria. His research interests are ac machine analysis, design and drives. Prof. Obe has published over 50 articles in reputable journals and high echelon conference proceedings.