Nima Yousefpoor

Nima Yousefpoor, Principal Engineer, Asset Operations, received his Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in 2014. During his graduate education, he has worked on control of power electronic converters, HVDC transmission systems and smart grid components. His main interest is application of power electronic converters in power systems.

Areas of Expertise

  • Modeling, analysis, design and control of power converters
  • Renewable energy and smart grid components
  • High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission systems
  • Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS) devices
  • Power quality and harmonic analysis

Experience & Background

  • Six years of experience in the electric power industry (2008-current)
  • Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, North Carolina State University (2011-2014)
  • Intern, Quanta Technology (Summer 2012)

Accomplishments & Industry Recognition

  • IEEE member, Power & Energy Society member
  • Technical reviewer of IEEE transactions on power electronics and Journal of IET power electronics
  • Published over 20 journal and conference papers


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering – North Carolina State University (May 2014)
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering – Amirkabir University of Technology (2010)
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering – Amirkabir University of Technology (2008)

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