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Durham University

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Dr Mahmoud Shahbazi

Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42394
Room number: E113 (Christopherson)
Early Career Fellow in the Durham Energy Institute

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Prospective Students

Please send me your CV if you are a motivated student with strong background in any of the following fields:

  • microgrids
  • power electronics
  • renewable integration (wind and PV)

Research Groups

Department of Engineering

Research Interests

  • Microgrid
  • Power Electronics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Smart Grid
  • Fault-Tolerant Control
  • Electric Drives

Selected Publications

Chapter in book

Conference Paper

  • Shahbazi, M., Kazemtabrizi, B. & Dent, C. (2016), Coordinated Control of DC Voltage Magnitudes and State of Charges in a Cluster of DC Microgrids, IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, Europe. Ljubljana, Slovenia, IEEE.

Journal Article

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Selected Grants

  • 2017: Electrical and thermal storage optimisation in a virtual power plant (£52741.00 from Innovate UK)