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DR. Sina Chiniforoosh

Adjunct Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D., P.Eng., SMIEEE

Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of British Columbia
5500-2332 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

Office: Off-Campus

E-mail: sinach[at]ece.ubc.ca


PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2012.
MASc, Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2007.
BASc, Electrical Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, 2005.


Since 2012, Dr. Chiniforoosh has been with BC Hydro, where he is currently a Senior System Planning Engineer responsible for the long-range planning of the Metro Vancouver Regional Transmission System. He has been involved with UBC, at the same time, as a Sessional Instructor, and later as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Dr. Chiniforoosh is a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the Province of British Columbia, and a Senior Member of IEEE active in the Power and Energy Society. He has been a contributing member of the IEEE Task Force on Dynamic Average Modeling, under the Working Group on Modeling and Analysis of System Transients Using Digital Programs. He has authored or co-authored more than thirty technical articles published as book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles, and conference proceedings.

Research Interests

  • Power System Planning and Operation
  • Power-Electronic Converters
  • Electric Machine Drives
  • Renewable Energy Systems

Courses Offered

  • EECE 555: Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems
  • ELEC 352: Electric Energy Systems
  • EECE 376: Electromechanics
  • EECE 365: Applied Electronics and Electromechanics
  • EECE 373: Electromechanical Energy Conversion and Transmission




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