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Ali Mehrizi-Sani

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Get to Know Me

My work impacts society by...
making sure electricity, the lifeblood of modern society, can reliably flow.

Something I learned in my research this year that surprised me...
is the importance of dialog between different engineering (or even only electrical engineering) fields.

My hidden talent...
is growing tomato plants (almost) as tall as Jack's beanstalk.

The book(s) currently on my nightstand...
Margin of Security (not too irrelevant to CCI!)

Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Area
Power systems and power electronics

Research Summary
Ali Mehrizi-Sani's research focuses on how to protect and secure the future renewables-rich power system.

Mehrizi-Sani is currently an Associate Professor at Virginia Tech.

He an editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, and IEEE Power Engineering Letters. Among his recognitions are the 2018 IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer Award, 2018 ASEE PNW Outstanding Teaching Award, and 2017 IEEE Mac E. Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award. He has also published over 110 peer-reviewed papers.

Alma Mater
Mehrizi-Sani received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto.