Students

Ph. D Students:

Reza Emamalipour received the B.S. degree in power engineering from Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, in 2012, and the M.S. degree in power and energy systems from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, in 2015. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in power electronics at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Toronto. From 2011 to 2017, he was a research associate with the Energy and Automotive Technology Laboratory, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.  His research interests include design and control of power electronics converters for renewable energy and energy storage systems, soft-switching bidirectional converters, speed control of electrical machines and battery management systems.

 

Kajanan-Kanathipan-photoKajanan Kanathipan received  his B.Eng from York University in April 2017. He was a member of the Dean’s Honour Roll from 2014 to 2017. In 2015 he was a recipient of the Lassonde Undergraduate Research Award and conducted a summer research project on maximum power point tracking for small renewable energy sources.  In 2016 he was awarded the NSERC USRA and worked on a fast maximum power extraction technique for hybrid renewable energy systems.  He completed his masters studies in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering at York University in 2019.  He received the “Outstanding presenter award” in APEC’19.

 

Parham Mohammadi received his B.Sc. degree in power engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran (Center of Excellence for Power System Automation and Operation in Iran) in 2015.  He was graduated with honors for his M.Sc. degree in power electronics and electrical machines from the Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in power electronics at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University. He was the recipient of the 2019 Lassonde's Carswell Scholarship. His research interests include machine learning application in power electronics, and new SiC-based converter topologies.

 

Siamak Derakhshan received his B.Sc. degree in power engineering from Qom University of Technology, Qom, Iran, in 2012, and his M.Sc. degree in control engineering from the Department of Electrical Engineering of Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran (Center of Excellence for Modeling and Controlling Complex Systems in Iran) in 2020. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in power electronics at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University. His research interests include control and optimization of power electronic converter systems, convex optimization, and robust control, with applications to renewable energy systems and microgrids

 

Master's Students:

Matthew Bakalian completed his B.Eng at York University in April 2020. He is currently working towards his M.A.Sc in electrical engineering at the Lassonde school of engineering at York University. His research interests include energy sustainability through means efficiency optimizations, power generation, high-efficiency power converters, and renewable energy.

 

Alumni:

Ph.D:
  • Sanjida Moury (Ph.D, 2014 - 2020)
  • Mehdi Abbasi (Ph.D, 2015 - 2019)
Master's:
  • Samira Ahmadiankalati (M.A.Sc, 2018 - 2020)
  • Kajanan Kanathipan (M.A.Sc, 2017 - 2019)
  • Devina Aggarwal (M.A.Sc, 2016 - 2018)
Undergraduate researchers:
  • Yan Liu  (undergraduate researcher from Southwest Jiaotong University, China, summer - fall 2019, MITACS Globalink)
  • Theresa Nguyen  (undergraduate researcher, summer 2019, Lassonde Undergraduate Research Award)
  • Xingkai Wu (undergraduate researcher, 2017 - 2018)
  • Sara Malik (undergraduate researcher, summer 2016, awarded Dr. James Wu Research Internship)
  • Kajanan Kanathipan (undergraduate researcher, summer 2016, awarded  NSERC USRA)
  • Akhil Khurana (undergraduate researcher, summer 2015)