Masoud Davoudi

Masoud Davoudi, Senior Engineer, Distribution, has more than 9 years of experience in steady state and dynamic power system studies, including integration and impact analysis of distributed generation on distribution systems, power system protection, and modelling, analysis and simulation of transmission and distribution systems. Masoud joined the distribution team at Quanta Technology in 2015 as an intern while pursuing his PhD at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

 

Areas of Expertise

·        Renewable Energies and Distributed Generation (Integration and Impacts Analysis on Distribution Systems)

·        Power Distribution Systems (Distribution System Reconfiguration, Demand Side Management, Distribution Automation)

·        Power System Protection (Protective Relaying, Adaptive Protection, Fault Location in Transmission and Distribution Systems, Electrical Transients in Power Systems)

 

Select Tasks in Distribution Team, Quanta Technology

·        Modeling, simulation and analysis of power distribution systems, distributed generation, distributed energy storage, demand response and microgrids using software (CYME, Synergi,

 

OpenDSS, PSCAD, MATLAB, etc.)

·        Impact analysis of integrating renewables in transmission and distribution systems

·        Mining, processing, statistical and probability analyses of electric utility distribution system data

·        Planning, engineering, and operation analysis of distribution systems and distributed energy resources

·        Cost-benefit analysis of renewable integration and energy storage systems

 

Experience and Background

·        Academic and Industrial Experience in Power Systems (2007-present)

·        Graduate Research Assistant, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2012-2016)

·        Graduate Research Assistant, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran (2009-2012)

·        Intern, Khorasan Regional Electric Company, Iran (2011-2012)

·        Electrical Engineer, Power Substation Design Section, Sarv Niroo Tous, Iran (2008-2009)

·        Electrical Engineer, Mashhad Electrical Energy Distribution Company, Iran (2008-2008)

·        Membership and leadership activities in academic institutions and organizations

 

Education

·        PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Expected May 2017)

·        MS, Electrical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2014)

·        MS, Electrical Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran (2012)

·        BS, Electrical Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran (2008)

 

Masoud can be reached at mdavoudi@quanta-technology.com