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PhD projects

Electric Vehicle Grid Integration, Demand-side management and optimisation, System dynamics modeling for electric mobility

Personal profile

Personal Statement

I. Safak Bayram is a Lecturer (Chancellor's Fellow) at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. Between 2015 and 2019 he was an Assistant Professor at the Division of Sustainability at College of Science and Engineering and a Staff Scientist at Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute both at Hamad Bin Khalifa University. He received a B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey in 2007, the M.S. degree in Telecommunications from the University of Pittsburgh in August 2010, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University, in 2014. He received the Best Paper Award at the Third IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications and at the First IEEE Workshop on Renewable Energy and Smart Grid in March 2015.  His research interests include a variety of interdisciplinary problems arising in societal infrastructures such as power grids and transportation networks. He has experience in electric-vehicle grid integration, demand-side management, and communication systems.

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, A three-layered system level modeling approach to electric transportation, North Carolina State University

10 Aug 201014 May 2014

Award Date: 14 May 2014

Master in Science, University of Pittsburgh

5 Jan 20092 Aug 2010

Award Date: 2 Aug 2010

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Dokuz Eylül University

11 Sept 200320 Jul 2007

Award Date: 20 Jul 2007

External positions

Research Assistant Professor, The University of New Mexico

1 Sept 2018 → …


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