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Mahshid Amirabadi

401 Dana Research Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD (2013) Electrical engineering (Power-Power Electronics), Texas A&M University
  • MS (2006) Electrical engineering (Power- Power Electronics), University of Tehran, Iran
  • BS (2002) Electrical Engineering (Electronics), Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

Research & Scholarship Interests

design, modeling and control of power converters, power electronics for renewable energy systems, microgrids, variable speed drives and wireless power transfer
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Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • Best Paper Award, Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition 2016

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    • IEEE Industry Applications Society
    • IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications
    • IEEE Women in Engineering
    • Industrial Electronics Society
    • Power and Energy Society
    • Power Electronics Society
  • Society of Women Engineers

Selected Publications

  • K. Mozaffari and M. Amirabadi, A Multifunction Series Inductive AC-Link Universal Power Converter with Reduced-Switch Count, Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), San Antonio, TX, 2018
  • M. Khodabandeh, E. Afshari, M. Amirabadi, A Single-Stage Soft-Switching High-Frequency AC-Link PV Inverter: Design, Analysis, and Evaluation of Si-based and SiC-based Prototypes, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2018
  • E. Afshari, M. Khodabandeh, M. Amirabadi, A Single Stage Capacitive AC-Link AC-AC Power Converter, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2018
  • K. Mozaffari, M. Amirabadi, Y. Deshpande, A Single-Phase Inverter/Rectifier Topology with Suppressed Double-Frequency Ripple, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2018
  • A. Alfares, E. Afshari, M. Amirabadi, and B. Lehman, A Modular SCR-Based DC-DC Converter for Medium Voltage Direct Current (MVDC) Grid Applications, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2017
  • M. Khodabandeh and M. Amirabadi, Closed-Loop Control of a Capacitive-Link Universal Converter with Minimum Number of Voltage Sensors, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2017
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Related News

April 19, 2019

ECE PhD student Ehsan Afshari from Professor Mahshid Amirabadi’s group received the award for the Outstanding Presentation at 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC...

April 2, 2019

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi awarded a patent for "Power conversion devices and control methods therefor". Abstract Source: USPTO Power conversion devices with control...

January 10, 2018

ECE Assistant Professor Mahshid Amirabadi and ECE Professor Brad Lehman were awarded $628K in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and $33K from Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC).

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