Dr Pedram Asef received a B.Sc (Hons.) in Electrical Engineering from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, in 2012, the M.Sc degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China, in 2015, and his Ph.D. degree (Cum Laude) in Electrical Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 2018. He is currently working in the Centre of Automotive Engineering, at the University of Surrey, in the UK. In addition, he is the Editor of the Frontier Energy System and Power Engineering (FESPE) journal.
He is appointed as Star Reviewer of the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion Journal, in 2019. He won the Chinese Presidential Award and Shanghai Jiao Tong University Fellowship in 2013 and 2015, respectively. He was also employed by the State Key Laboratory of Advanced Electromagnetic Engineering and Technology (AEET) in China. His previous projects were funded by Texas State Center for Port Management (USA) on Electrical Machinery Design and Optimization and Renewable Energy Systems. He also was working for Energy Processing and Integrated Circuits Group (EPIC) at UPC. Additionally, he is an active reviewer for IEEE Transaction on Energy Conversion. Recently, he has published +10 research papers at international conferences, indexed journals, and registered two patents.
Dr Pedram’s Research Interests with the application:
- Electrical machines
- Optimisation methods
- Swarm intelligence
- Transportation electrification
- Finite element analysis (FEA) in related applications
- Numerical analysis and statistics in engineering
- Machine learning and AI methods
- Renewable energy systems
- Advance statistics in engineering
Dr Pedram Asef is keen to supervise and support outstanding candidates who wish to pursue their study at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in any of the above research areas or related fields. Additionally, he is glad to discuss possible research and industry-focused collaborations. To discuss further regarding the mentioned topics, please contact directly by email.
Areas of specialism
University roles and responsibilities
- Member of Ethics Committee
- Optimization of scalaBle rEaltime modeLs and functIonal testing for e-drive ConceptS (OBELICS), Funding Source: European Commission Horizon2020, Role: Researcher
- Editor of the Frontier Energy System and Power Engineering Journal
- Regional (R8) Lead of IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES)
- Member of Electric Vehicle Technology and Control Group
Affiliations and memberships
His fields of interest include Optimisation Methods, Electrical Machinery, Swarm Intelligence, Transportation Electrification, Renewable Energy Systems, Machine Learning, Electromagnetics, Power Systems, High-Dimensional Data Analysis, and Numerical Analysis.
Dr. Pedram Asef is keen to supervise and support outstanding candidates who wish to pursue their study at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in any of the above research areas or related fields. Additionally, he is glad to discuss possible research and industry-focused collaborations. To discuss further regarding the mentioned topics, please contact directly by email.
- Electrical Machines