Dr. Yehia has supervised the design and implementation of large projects related to power generation, transmission, and distribution systems. He has recognized contribution in the planning of the physical infrastructure under uncertainty, the successful development and implementation of turnkey projects for energy and water control centers, and the acknowledged realization of enterprise geo-spatial information systems for the modernization of the electricity, water, and network industry. He is known as Advisor to high level decision makers, directors, and managers in the development of business vision, the recommendation of re-engineering and transformation programs, the enhancement of the decision making process, the analysis of investment policies, and the execution of benchmarking studies. His academic and professional background had a considerable impact in topics related to the evaluation of assets operation, the identification of assets reinforcement programs, the strengthening of capacity building programs, and the integration of modern economic principles and financing models within the utility business environment.
Dr. Yehia is the Founder of the "Digital Utility" Model for the transformation of the Electric and Water Utilities in the 21st century. Dr. Yehia is the author of two unique books and has supervised a number of advanced research programs at AUB, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology -Boston), and Lebanese National Research Council, with emphasis on the reconstruction and development of the Power System and the modernization of the energy sectors in developing countries. He is an active contributor to international, European, and regional conferences. Dr. Yehia has published more than fifty papers in recognized journals and Conference Proceedings. He was invited as keynote speaker in international and regional conferences: San Diego, Lisbon, Vienna, Rome, Salzburg, Beirut, Dubai, and Sharm El Sheikh. Dr. Yehia was representing the Lebanese Government in AUPTDE (Arab Union of Producers, Transporters, and Distributors of Electricity), and he is an active member of international and regional organizations: IEEE PES, CIGRE, IEE, and others.