CV: Postdoctoral research fellow


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 Date Submitted:13-01-2013
 Last Modified:05-10-2013 (09:20)
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 Current job:Postdoctoral research fellow
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
 KeywordsPower electronic system engineer

Current Position: Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen

Availability: 2 months



A highly qualified researcher and experienced decision maker with a wide ranging skills base. An individual with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills gained through experiences in the academia and within industrial science roles, a motivated team player with the ability to work on own initiative. With over 18 year experience in Electrical/Electronic industry in designing and developing, I am looking for a senior power electronic role in a professional research and development team, where my skills can contribute to the productivity of the team.


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Skill Summary


Power Electronic for Space Applications

Good knowledge of design and implementation of satellite power subsystem

Smart Grid and HVDC

HVDC Grid performance; fault and cost analysis of different topologies

Wind Farm Modeling

Modeling 1GW wind farm based on PMSG and DFIG

Solar Energy and Photovoltaic Applications

In-door and out-door qualification tests of a solar panel (IEC61215)

Design and implementation of solar panel MPPT using intelligent algorithms

Solar cell/panel modeling

DC/DC Converter and Switching Power Supply

Full detail design of Flyback, Push-Pull, Half/Full bridge topologies

Stability analysis and EMC requirements

Efficiency estimation and its improvement

Energy Storage Systems

Charge regulator for Ni-Cd, Ni-H2 and Li-Ion batteries

Mathematical modelling of Ni-H2

Flywheel as an energy storage system

Motor Drive and Control

AC motors driver and controller (PID and vector control)

DC, stepper and BLDC motor drivers and controllers

Teaching and Thesis Conduction

Lecturer in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Project Management and Supervision

Leadership of an engineering team

Peer Review

Journals reviewer

Hardware Implementation

8051/80196 microcontrollers, 8086 processor and TMS320C25 DSP

Software Implementation

Assembly, C++ and Labview

Modeling Tools

PSCAD, Matlab/Simulink, Pspice, STK

PCB Layout Design




Career Summary

Research Fellow                     2012 to date

University of Aberdeen, UK

  • Development of detailed and simplified models for 1GW VSC, 1GW DC/DC converter and 1GW wind farm based on 200×5MW DFIG and PMSG in PSCAD.
  • Write 8 technical reports about performance and cost analysis of DC grid topologies, design and simulation of 1GW DC/DC converter, modeling of 3+3 terminal DC grid with DC/DC converters, modeling of 1GW VSC terminals in DC grids, frequency response of DC cables and modeling of a 1GW wind farm based on 200×5MW DFIGs and PMSGs with HVDC Interconnection.
  • Write 2 scientific papers.
  • Tutor and Lab. demonstrator of Principal of Electronics and Electronic Design courses at School of Engineering.

Senior Researcher                      2010 to 2012

Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology, Iran

  • Design and development of photovoltaic reference laboratory to qualification test of a solar panel
  • Design and development of solar panel MPPT systems using intelligent algorithms
  • Authored 3 scientific papers and about 10 technical reports

Scientific Consultant and Project Supervisor                      2008 to 2012

Space Research Institute, Iran

  • Consultancy and supervision of all electrical subsystem activities for a remote sensing satellite project
  • Supervision of a high-tech project: a pilot for high efficiency space-qualified solar cell

PhD Training               2004 to 2010

Design, modeling, and improving power subsystem of a satellite in LEO & GEO Orbits from energy generation and

conversion point of view.

  • Modeling of solar cells/panels for space and terrestrial applications
  • Efficiency improvement of DC-DC converters in order to use in space applications

Researcher and Head of Power Subsystem                  2003 to 2008

Iranian Telecommunication Research Center, Iran

  • Design and development of space-qualified power subsystem boards
  • Design and development of an EGSE test system for a LEO satellite
  • Design and development of a comprehensive photovoltaic system
  • Authored 8 scientific papers and more than 50 technical reports

Lecturer                  1997 to 2005

 Azad University of Tehran, Iran

Teaching and developing materials for of different courses in electrical/electronic engineering field.

Managing Director                     1998 to 2001

Sirwan Danesh Gostar Engineering Co. Ltd., Tehran, Iran



2004-2010       PhD in Electronic Engineering             Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran

1992-1995       M.Sc in Electronic Engineering                        Iran University of Science and technology

1986-1991       B.Sc in Electronic Engineering             Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran



1997                Ignition System for Control Heating Burner     Innovation Certificate from IROST, Iran


Professional Training Courses Attended

2011                Space Research Institute, Iran                          Space system engineering and product assurance

2006                ENEA, Italy and Iran Fiber Optic Co. Ltd.,      Development and sustainability with international renewable energies network; E-Learning in renewable energies for managers, designers and operators.

2003-2005       Carlo Gavazi Space (CGS) Co. Ltd., Italy        General concepts in LEO satellite designing

                                                                                                Preliminary design review, critical design review, and full functional test of LEO satellite


Honors and Awards

2001                Outstanding Researcher                       Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology

2008                The 1stprize                                         Khwarizmi International Scientific Festival Award, Iran



Upon request


Teaching Experiences

2012 to date     University of Aberdeen, UK                Principles of Electronics and Electronic Design

1997-2005       Azad University of Tehran, Iran          Advanced C Programming, Electric Circuits, Electronic Circuits, Microprocessor and Power Electronic

1994-1995       IUST, Iran                                            Electronics Laboratory


Interest & Hobbies

Activities include outdoor pursuits including volleyball and driving. I also enjoy swimming and reading.

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