Dr. Ghofrani is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at School of STEM, University of Washington Bothell. He received his B.S. in 2005 from Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, M.S. in 2008 from the University of Tehran, Iran, and Ph.D. in 2013 from the University of Nevada, Reno, USA. From 2009 to 2013 he was a Research Assistant at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA and he joined the University of Washington Bothell in 2013 and he is still active there. His research interests include: renewable energy systems, electric energy markets, electric drive vehicles, energy storage systems, smart grids, data analysis and processing, deep learning and their applications on energy systems and renewable energy forecasting.