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High school seniors engage in diverse engineering research during Northeastern’s Young Scholars Program, mentored by COE faculty and students.

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Amirabadi Research Receives 2020 Second Place Prize Paper Award of IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

ECE alum Khalegh Mozaffari, PhD’19, and Associate Professor Mahshid Amirabadi received second place for the 2020 IEEE Power Electronics Society Transactions Prize Paper Award for their paper on “A Reduced-Switch-Count Family of Soft-Switched High-Frequency Inductive AC-Link Converters.”

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Amirabadi Received NSF CAREER Award to Improve Renewable Energy Systems

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi received a $400K NSF CAREER Award for “Universal SiC-Based Power Converters for Renewable Energy Systems.”

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Amirabadi Awarded Patent for Universal Power Converter

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi was awarded a patent for creating a “Highly reliable and compact universal power converter.”

PhD Student Wins Outstanding Presentation Award in 2019 IEEE APEC

ECE PhD student Ehsan Afshari from Professor Mahshid Amirabadi’s group received the award for the Outstanding Presentation at 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) held in Anaheim, CA. The award was given for the research on the development of multiport universal power converters.

Amirabadi Awarded Patent

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi awarded a patent for "Power conversion devices and control methods therefor". Abstract Source: USPTO Power conversion devices with control algorithms that can solve the double frequency harmonic problem are provided, as are techniques for controlling power converters when the instantaneous values of input and output power are not the same.

Amirabadi and Lehman Awarded $660K from ARPA-E and MassCEC for Transformational Energy Technology

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi and ECE Professor Brad Lehman were awarded $628K in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and $33K from Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC).

Amirabadi Awarded Patent

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi awarded a patent for "Sparse and Ultra-Sparse Partial Resonant Converters". Abstract Source: USPTO The AC portion of the input of the ultra-sparse partial resonant power converter contains three pairs of forward-conducting-bidirectional-blocking switches connected in a first direction, and two pairs of forward-conducting-forward-blocking devices connected in a second direction to the three […]

Amirabadi Receives ONR Grant

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi was awarded a $274K grant from ONR to develop "A New Class of Modular Power Converters for Next-Generation Shipboard Power Systems." This project seeks innovative solutions for concurrent and dramatic increases in power density, lifetime, efficiency, modularity, and watts per dollar of shipboard power systems. The new class of modular AC-AC converters resulting […]

Amirabadi Receives ARPA-E Grant

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi was awarded a $240K grant from ARPA-E to develop "A New Class of Soft-Switching Capacitive-Link Universal Converters for Photovoltaic Application".

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi Receives the Best Paper Award

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi, received the Best Paper Award at the 8th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2016). Her paper was entitled "Cuk-Based Universal Converters in Discontinuous Conduction Mode of Operation."

NSF Workshop on Power Electronics

ECE Professor Brad Lehman (PI) and Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi (co-PI) were awarded $50K to host a Workshop on Power Electronics at NSF this fall.

I.Q. Spotlight: Professor Mahshid Amirabadi

Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi has made some big moves in her life to now find herself doing research, running a lab, and teaching at Northeastern. From Tehran to College Station, Texas, from Texas to Chicago, and from Chicago to her new home, Boston. Professor Amirabadi's interest is in power electronics and her research leans mainly […]

New Faculty Spotlight: Mahshid Amirabadi

Mahshid Amirabadi joins the Electrical and Computer Engineering department in Fall 2015 as an Assistant Professor.