Curriculum Vitae

 

Interests

  • Power electronics

  • Electronics

  • Teaching/research

  • Linear/nonlinear control design

  • Analog electronic circuit design

  • Digital electronic circuit design

 

Technical Skills

  • Power electronic circuit design

  • Firmware design using DSP & microcontroller  (TI, Microchip, AVR)

  • Programming languages: C, visual basic & assembly

  • Test power converter platform design

  • Simulation: PSIM, MATLAB, Proteus, ORCAD, LTspice

  • PCB design

  • Matlab code generation

  • PCB design

 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Jan. 2015 - Jul. 2019)

The University of British Columbia (UBC)

Vancouver, BC, Canada

GPA as of today: 95.5/100

Adviser: Dr. Martin Ordonez

  • Master's Degree (M.Sc.) in Electrical Engineering (Electronics) (Sep. 2011 - Jan. 2014)

Isfahan University of Technology (IUT)

Isfahan, Iran

GPA: 18.87/20

Thesis Title: “Providing the Soft Switching Conditions for Flyback

Type Converters by Passive Lossless Snubbers”

Adviser: Dr. Ehsan Adib

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.Sc.) in Electronics Technology Engineering (Sep. 2008 - Sep. 2010)

Bonyan Non-Profit Institute of Higher Education

Shahinshahr, Isfahan, Iran

GPA: 17.98/20

Thesis Title: “200KHz Oscilloscope PC Card"

Advisor: S. Khabbaz Shirazi

  • Associate Degree in Electronics (General Electronic) (Sep. 2006 - Sep. 2008)

Shahid Mohajer Technical Institute of Isfahan

Isfahan, Iran

GPA: 17.43/20

Final Project: “Central Home Control System Using Phone and Radio Signals”

Advisor: Hosein Madieh

 

Industrial Experience

  • Hardware Engineer (Sep. 2018 - present)

Company: Fortinet Technologies, Burnaby, BC, Canada

  • Researcher (May 2017 - present)

Company: Joint project: Alpha Technologies - UBC, Canada

Project title: Si and GaN-Based synchronous rectification for LLC resonant converters using homopolarity cycle modulation - click here

 

  • Researcher (Sep. 2016 - present)

Company: Joint project: Alpha Technologies - UBC, Canada

Project title: GaN, Si, and SiC power switch characterization and PCB optimization - click here

  • Senior Electronic Engineer (May 2013 - Nov. 2014)

Company: Dideh Pardaz Saba, Isfahan Science and Technology Town, Isfahan, Iran

Project title: Heads-up display for vehicles - click here

     Accurate pre-amplifier for thickness measurement in the steel industry - click here

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant (Sep. 2017 - Apr. 2018)

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department 

The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada

Course: Capstone (undergraduate students' final project)

Adviser: Dr. Hamed Ahmadi

  • Teaching Assistant (Sep. 2016 - Apr. 2017)

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department 

The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada

Course: Capstone (undergraduate students' final project)

Adviser: Prof. John Madden

  • Instructor (Sep. 2012 - Jun. 2013)

Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Isfahan, Iran

Course: Industrial Electronics Lab

Advisor: Dr. Ehsan Adib

 

Publications

To see the list of publications, please click here

 

Leadership Activities

  • President of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Association (ECEGSA) (Apr. 2017 - Apr. 2018)

University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • Facilitated 4 workshops/information sessions for graduate students and university professors (Apr. 2017 - Apr. 2018)

University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • Conference volunteer (Jun. 2016)

The 7th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG 2016)

Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • Hike leader at Hike'12 (Mar. 2016 - Sep. 2017)

Hike’12 is an independent group with +2000 members organizing hikes, for all levels to promote healthy lifestyle

Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • Volunteer at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Association (ECEGSA) (2016)

University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

Mentorship

  • Mentored coop students at the power electronics lab (Summer 2016)

University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • Mentored coop students at the power electronics lab (Summer 2017)

University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

Lectures&Talks Delivered

  • Topic: Synchronous Rectification for Resonant Power Converters (Oct. 2016)

Invited by IEEE PELS Chapter

Location: Delta-Q Company, Burnaby, BC, Canada

 

Journal Paper Review

  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

  • IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

  • IEEE-IAS Sustainable Energy Conversion Systems Committee

  • IET Power Electronics

  • Elsevier Energy Conversion Management Journal

 

Conference Paper Review

  • IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2018

  • IEEE Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), 2016

  • IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2016

  • IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2016

 

Honors and Awards

To see the list of honors and awards, please click here