Arefifar, S. Ali


Electrical Engineering

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Seyed Ali Arefifar is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the College of Innovation and Technology, University of Michigan-Flint.

His current research interests include renewable energies, power electronics, electric vehicles and optimizations in planning and operation of smart grids and microgrids. He received a PhD degree in energy systems from University of Alberta in 2010. He was an NSERC Visiting Fellow with Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, Varennes-en-Argonne, QC, Canada, from 2011 to 2014. From 2014 to 2016, he was a Postdoctoral Research/Teaching Fellow with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. In 2016, he joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Oakland University, where he was an Associate Professor before joining University of Michigan-Flint in January 2024.