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Dr Hossein Tafti







Dr Hossein Tafti

On-Campus Lecturer

School of Electrical Engineering

Perth Campus


 B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Iran), Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Singapore)


Hossein Dehghani Tafti received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering and power system engineering from the Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2009 and 2011, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2018.

From January 2018 to April 2020, he was a Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University, where he worked on the control of photovoltaic systems for grid support. From May 2020 to May 2021, he was a senior research associate with the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, where he worked on the modeling and testing of commercial photovoltaic inverters.

He is currently a research fellow at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, where he is involved in designing a 1MVA energy storage system in conjunction with Magellan Power Pty Ltd. His research interest includes the grid integration of renewable energy sources, in particular, photovoltaics and energy storage and the design and control of multilevel power converters.

Fields of Research
  • Control of photovoltaic systems for grid support
  • Modeling and testing of commercial photovoltaic inverters
Research Interest
  • Grid integration of renewable energy sources
  • Photovoltaics and energy storage
  • Energy storage
  • Design and control of multilevel power converters

Currently Teaching courses/programs
  • MEE511: Renewable Energy Systems
  • MEE514: System Stability Analysis
  • MEE607: Power Quality and Mitigation
  • ME700: Master Thesis Projects
  • BSC307: Engineering Capstone Project
  • Professional Certificate of Competency in Battery Energy Storage and Application
  • Professional Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution 


Administrative Responsibilities
  • Unit Coordinator – Renewable Energy Systems
  • Member – Board of Studies; Teaching and Learning Committee; Research Committee


Teaching Experience
  • 10 years teaching at Tertiary level (VET, Bachelor, Masters, Higher Ed)

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