Ali Daneshpooy

Ali has more than 20 years of experience in Power System and Power Electronics System planning, design and operation. His background includes SPS design, Impact studies, UFLS, TPL and compliance related tasks. Over his career he lead projects in system modelling, dynamic stability, security assessment, impact studies, load interconnection, series capacitor, SSR, HVDC and FACTS systems.

Areas of Expertise

  • Power System Planning and Operation
  • Power Quality and Harmonics
  • Power System Stability and Control
  • Electromagnetic Transients
  • Design of Remedial Action Systems (RAS/SPS)
  • Power Electronics System, HVDC, FACTS

Experience and Background

  • Number of years of experience in the electric power industry 1989 – Present
  • Engineering Manager, Exponent 2007–2009
  • Assistant Professor, Drexel University 2002–2007
  • Senior Design Eng., Silicon Power Corp. 1999–2002
  • Research Engineer, Manitoba HVDC Center 1998–1999

Accomplishments and Industry Recognition

  • IEEE Senior
  • Positions or major service to power industry
  • Published over 15 papers
  • Registered Professional Engineer, MD, NY and BC


  • PhD, University of Manitoba 1997

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