Mahdieh S. Sadabadi

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Mahdieh S. Sadabadi is a Lecturer within the Power and Energy Division, the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Manchester, ManchesterUnited Kingdom. Previously, she held academic positions at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Sheffield. She was a Research Associate in the Computational and Biological Learning (CBL) Group at the Department of Engineering, the University of Cambridge, and affiliated with Trinity College in Cambridge. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Division of Automatic Control at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Linkoping University in Sweden. She received her Ph.D. in Control Systems from Automatic Control Laboratory (LA)Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland in February 2016. She was a Visiting Scholar at the Electrical Engineering Department, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, QC, Canada, Methods and Algorithms for Control (MAC) group, LAAS-CNRS in Toulouse, France, and HHMI Janelia Research Campus in Ashburn, VA, USA. Her research interests are generally centered on robust fixed-structure control of large-scale uncertain systems, networked control systems, and their applications in power grids, microgrids, and power electronic converters.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)

1 Jan 201115 Feb 2016

Award Date: 15 Feb 2016

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Energy
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Digital Futures


  • Microgrids
  • Power grid resilience
  • Control systems
  • Power electronics
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Resilience
  • Stability analysis
  • Networked systems

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