Miadreza Shafiekhah, Assistant Professor

Miadreza Shafiekhah, Assistant Professor


  • Tenure-track Professor, School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering Team (2019 -)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, 2012
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, 2008

Previous Experience

  • Assistant Professor/Senior researcher, INESC TEC, Portugal, 2018
    Leading FCT-Portugal project UNiTED — Unlocking demand response potential with Next generation innovative optimization Tools Empowering prosumers and Distribution grid benefits
  • Invited senior researcher at the North China Electric Power University — NCEPU, China, 2018
    PI of the project research on PV power fluctuation and ultra-short-term forecasting method based on cloud motion pattern recognition at the State Key Laboratory of Alternate Electrical Power System with Renewable Energy Sources
  • Assistant Professor, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2017
    Leading COMPETE 2020-Portugal project ESGRIDS — Enhancing Smart GRIDS for Sustainability
  • Postdoctoral in Electrical Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy, 2016
    Work was related to innovative methods for active demand response management in electricity markets
  • Postdoctoral in Electrical Engineering, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2015
    Work was related to study of plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) and demand response (DR) aggregator’s behavior in electricity markets, and FP7-EU project SiNGULAR — Smart and Sustainable Insular Electricity Grids Under Large-Scale Renewable Integration

Teaching and Research Interests

Various multidisciplinary topics related to:
  • Modeling and optimization of electricity markets, and designing new market structures based on peer-to-peer and new business opportunities blockchain
  • Planning, and operation of power systems, distribution systems, and microgrids in the presence of renewable energy resources
  • Allocation of charging stations and parking lots, and management of plug-in electric vehicles
  • Demand side management and design of demand response strategies
  • Smart cities, smart homes, and applications of IoT in future smart grids
  • Price, energy demand and renewable energy forecast