Mohsen Akbari (SM’11) was born in Tehran, Iran on October 24, 1986. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Birjand in 2010, and K.N. Toosi University of Technology in 2012, respectively. His current research interests include signal processing, distributed generation, renewable energy, smart-grid, power electronics, power quality, and power system operation, stability and control.