Masoud Davari

Masoud Davari, Senior Engineer, Dr. Davari has more than 4 years of work experience in design, modeling, control and implementation of power electronic converters for power systems employed in medium- and low-voltage distribution systems in the context of microgrids and smart grids.

Areas of Expertise

  • Impact studies for renewables integration into smart grids
  • Distributed Energy Resource (DER) integration study in addition to Power and Controller Hardware-In-Loop (PHIL and CHIL) tests for power electronic converters
  • Controller synthesis for power electronic converters employed in hybrid ac/dc smart grids and microgrid control

Experience and Background

  • 4 years of experience in the electric power industry - 2007 – 2016
  • Electrical Research Engineer, Teaching Assistant, and Course Instructor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alberta - 2012 – 2016
  • Electrical Research Engineer, Iran’s Grid Secure Operation Research Center and Iran’s Electric Power Research Institutt - 2010 – 2011

Accomplishments and Industry Recognition

  • IEEE Graduate Member
  • Published over 25 papers in IEEE Transactions and conference proceedings
  • Registered with The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) as Member In Training (MIT)


  • Ph.D. – University of Alberta - 2016 
  • M.Sc. – Amirkabir University of Technology - 2010 
  • B.Sc. – Isfahan University of Technology - 2007


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