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Visiting Researchers

 

Masoud Ghartemani

Masoud Karimi Ghartemani
karimig [at] queensu.ca
108 Walter Light Hall
(613) 533-6000 x78155

Dr. Masoud Karimi Ghartemani received his BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Isfahan, Iran, in 1993 and 1995 respectively. He then served as a lecturer at IUT before joining the Centre for Applied Power Electronics (CAPE) at the University of Toronto in 1998, specializing in research on power quality. He completed his PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2004. The topic of his PhD research was in synchronization of power electronic converters. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto after his PhD and prior to joining Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2005 as a faculty member. Since then, he has taught and conducted research in control systems and applications in the general area of power systems.

Dr. Karimi's current research interests include control of electronically interfaced generators and units, grid connection and stand-alone applications, hybrid renewable energy systems, advanced nonlinear techniques, applied signal processing, dynamics and stability of power systems, and power quality measurement and improvement. Dr. Karimi is an author of about 35 journal publications and about 35 conference presentations, and he also holds two US patents.

 

Hamid Karshenas

Hamid R. Karshenas
hamid.karshenas [at] queensu.ca
108 Walter Light Hall
(613) 533-6000 x78155

Dr. Hamid R. Karshenas received his BSc from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, in 1987, his MSc from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1990, and his PhD from the University of Toronto in 1997, all in Electrical Engineering. From 1997 to 2009 he was a faculty member at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Isfahan University of Technology.

Dr. Karshenas' areas of interest include power electronics and its applications in power and renewable energy systems, control in power electronics, distributed generation, and micro-grid systems.