Deputy Programme Director
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Amir Miragha is a Senior Member of the IEEE with an M.Sc. degree from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, all in electrical engineering. He began his career in 1996 as a Research Engineer with the Electric Power Research Center (EPRC), where he researched flicker assessment of alloy steel plants. Between 2015 and 2018, he had several technical/business leadership positions at BBS (Director of Technical Projects & Smart Grid Integration and Non-executive Director of Technology) and IOTSEG (Founder, CEO & CTO) in Singapore where he mainly concentrated on developing products for various building blocks of smart grids. He has been the recipient of 21 national and international awards, including the 2015 IEEE PES Technical Committee Working Group Award for contribution to the IEEE microgrid control task force, the IETâ€™s international innovation award in the category of â€œBuilt Environmentâ€ (2011), the Canadian MITACS (Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems) National Award in the Category of â€œBest Novel Use of Mathematics in Technology Transferâ€ (2008), and the University of Waterloo Exceptional Teaching Award (2008).
Different research and managerial positions in the areas of power quality, power plants (reduction of energy consumption within the electrical auxiliary systems, and retrofitting of control & monitoring systems), and scientific publishing. He explored the newly-emerging concept of microgrid, investigated the grid impacts of plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.
- Renewable Energy
- Green Energy and Economy
- Hybrid Renewable Energy Approaches
- Biofuels and Bioenergy
- Solar, Wind and Marine Energy
- Hydro Power Generation and Geothermal Energy
- Waste to Energy and Smart Grid Systems
- Global Impacts of Using Non-Renewable Resources
- Fossil and Radioactive Fuels
- Petroleum Engineering and Natural Gas Recovery
- Advanced Materials for Energy Storage, Generation and Transmission