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Dr Saeed Jahdi

Dr Saeed Jahdi

Dr Saeed Jahdi
CEng, PhD, MSc, BSc

Lecturer

Area of research

Power Electronics

Office 4.25 MVB
Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 5011

Research summary

My current research interests are investigaing reliability and efficiency optimization of energy conversion in high voltage power electronics converters used in applications such as HVDC and FACTS power electronics in smart grids, electric vehicles drive-trains and more-electric-aircrafts power distribution. To this end, and in-line with my academic and industrial experience, I am currently seeking to explore prospective converter topologies which can best employ the advantages offered by recently emerged wide bandgap power semiconductor devices.

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Biography

Dr Saeed Jahdi has received the degree of BSc in Electrical Power Engineering from the University of Science and Technology, the degree of MSc with Distinction in Power Systems from City University London, and the degree of PhD in Power Electronics from the University of Warwick. Following his PhD and having published over 30 IEEE papers, he joined the HVDC Center of Excellence of GE Grid Solutions in Stafford, UK as a power electronics engineer working on GE's first modular multi-level (MMC) voltage-sourced converter (VSC) in HVDC systems. During his time in General Electric, he was active in different ...

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Selected publications

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