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Dr. Mohammad Reza Hesamzadeh


Mohammad Reza Hesamzadeh

Mohammad Reza Hesamzadeh received his Docent (Higher Doctorate) from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, and his PhD from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, in 2013 and 2010, respectively. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at KTH in 2010-2011 where he is currently a faculty member. He is also a Faculty Affiliate at Program on Energy and Sustainable development (PESD), Stanford University and Research Affiliate at German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). Dr Hesamzadeh is a senior member of IEEE, and a member of informs, IAEE and Cigre. He has won several awards for his papers in different professional events and conferences. He has published two books and numerous papers on electricity market design and analysis. He also served as editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and Guest Editor of several other journals. Dr. Hesamzadeh has been providing advice and consulting services on different energy market issues to both private and government sections over the last several years.

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor (March 2015), KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Faculty Affiliate (November 2018), Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD), Stanford University
  • Research Affiliate (November 2019), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
  • Faculty Affiliate (March 2022), Graduate School of Management and Economics, Sharif University of Technology
  • Assistant Professor (June 2011), KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Editorial Appointments

  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (2018-2019)
  • Guest Editor, Energy Strategy Reviews 
  • Guest Editor, IET Renewable Power Generation 

Education

  • Docent (Higher Doctorate) (2013), KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2010-2011), KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden 
  • PhD (2007-2010), Swinburne University of Technology, Australia 

Membership of professional societies

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Senior Member
  • The International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) - Member
  • The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (informs) - Member
  • International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) - Member

Past visits

  • London Business School (June-July 2014)
  • German Institute for Economic Research (August 2013 and October 2019)
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