Dr Aliakbar Jamshidi Far

Dr Aliakbar Jamshidi Far
Dr Aliakbar Jamshidi Far
Dr Aliakbar Jamshidi Far

PhD (Electrical Engineering), CEng, MIET, MIEEE


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School of Engineering



  • Lecturer, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, Dec. 2017 - Present
  • Research Fellow, Aberdeen HVDC Centre, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, Nov. 2012 - Nov. 2017
  • Assistant Professor, Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST), Iran, Feb. 2008-Nov. 2012
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of AmirKabir, Iran, 2008
  • MSc in Electrical Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, 1996
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 1992

I am an IET chartered engineer, a member of IEEE and a member of CIGRE working group B4.76.


Research Overview

  • Modelling and Control of Electrical and Electromechanical Systems
  • HVDC systems and DC grids
  • High power AC/DC and DC/DC converters
  • DC Circuit Breakers,
  • Renewable Energy,
  • Application of Ultasond waves in Oil & Gas

Funding and Grants

  • Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), “Ultrasound Based Technology for Removal of Scale from Downhole Production Tubing”, £204k, 2019-2021 (Co-PI).
  • Consultancy (with Dr S. Aphale), £42k, BP PLC (UK), 2019-2020 (PI).
  • EU Horizon 2020, PROMOTion (Progress on Multiterminal DC networks)”, 2016-2017 (Research Fellow)
  • SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy) "High power DC/DC converter and DC hub design based on Modular Multilevel topology”,  2015-2016 (Research Fellow).
  • ERC (European Research Council), “Modelling of DC systems”, 2012-2014 (Research Fellow).


Teaching Responsibilities

Undergraduate Courses

  • EE3579 - Electrical and Electronic Eng Design (Contributor)

Postgraduate Courses

  • EG 551K/55M5 - Renewable Energy Integration to Grid (Coordinator and Sole Contributor
  • EG 503V/503W - Solar Energy (Coordinator and Contributor)
  • EG 501H/504B - Electrical Systems for Renewable Energy (Coordinator and Contributor)

Thesis Supervision

  • 4th year MEng / BEng Individual Projects (Thesis)
  • Individual Project for MSc students in Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Subsea programs (Thesis)

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