Prof. Mahmoud Fotouhi
Sharif University of Technology
M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad (IEEE Fellow, 2014) Obtained B.Sc. and M.Sc. Degrees in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology and Tehran University in 1986 and 1989 respectively and M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1993 and 1997 respectively. He is a professor of the Electrical Engineering Department and president of Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. He is a member of center of excellence in power system control and management in the same department. His research interests include power system reliability, distributed renewable generation, demand response and smart grids. His scientific activities include more than 550 papers, and supervising more than 80 masters and doctoral theses. He is the recipient of several national and international awards including World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) award for the outstanding inventor, 2003, and PMAPS International Society Merit Award for contributions of probabilistic methods applied to power Systems in 2016. Dr. Fotuhi-Firuzabad is a visiting professor at Aalto University, Finland. He serves as the Editor-In-Chief of the IEEE POWER ENGINEERING LETTERS and also Editor of Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy. He is a Fellow of IEEE for his contribution to the application of probabilistic techniques in power system reliability assessment.