Dr Aliakbar Jamshidi Far

Dr Aliakbar Jamshidi Far
PhD (Electrical Engineering), CEng, MIET, MIEEE



Contact Details



  • 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

Research 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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  • A Systems Based Modelling Tool for the Selection of Wave Energy Device to Power Remote Islands

    Syed, A., Jamshidi Far, A., Aphale, S. S.

    Contributions to Conferences: Papers

  • Selecting frequency and parameters of DC-fault tolerant Non-Isolated high power MMC DC/DC Converter

    Jamshidi Far, A., Jovcic, D., Nami, A., Okazaki, Y.

    Electric Power Systems Research

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Modelling of hybrid DC circuit breaker based on phase-control thyristors

    Far, A. J., Jovcic, D.

    2017 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2017. Chicago, IL: IEEE Explore pp. 1-5, 5 pages.

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings

  • Investigation of a 5-port LCL DC hub connecting 7 HVDC terminals in the North of Scotland

    Jamshidi Far, A., Hajian Foroushani, M., Jovcic, D., Audichya, Y.

    13th IET International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission (ACDC 2017). Institution of Engineering and Technology.

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings

  • High-power modular multilevel converter optimal design for DC/DC converter applications

    Jamshidi Far, A. A., Hajian, M., Jovcic, D., Audichya, Y.

    IET Power Electronics, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 247-255

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Optimal design of high power MMC-based LCL DC/DC converter

    Jamshidi Far, A., Hajian, M., Jovcic, D., Audichya, Y.

    Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 2016. [7741886] IEEE Explore.

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings

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