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Jihan El Ouaragli

PhD, MEng

Associate Engineer

Areas of Expertise

Fire + Life Safety Systems Design
Lithium-Ion Battery + Energy Storage Systems


Dr. Jihan El Ouaragli is an Associate specializing in battery energy storage systems (BESS) and electric vehicle (EV) safety and fire protection. With a PhD in Energy Storage from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, she brings over five years of expertise in designing innovative battery solutions and ensuring the reliable and safe operation of critical battery technologies. She focuses on enhancing fire and life safety measures for battery installations via hazard mitigation assessments and comprehensive mitigation strategies.

She is actively involved in evolving safety standards, battery research and the development of safety testing protocols for various projects, most recently for power utility, EV and data center companies. Dr. Jihan's commitment to safeguarding lives and property through advanced fire protection solutions positions her as a leading expert in the field.

Education / Certifications
  • PhD, Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • MEng, Civil Engineering, Ecole Mohammadia D’Ingenieures
  • BEng, Civil Engineering, Ecole Mohammadia D’Ingenieures
  • Member, Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)