Mohammad Mahdi Mansouri was born in Yazd, Iran, in 1975. He received his BS degree in Electronic Engineering and MS degree in Electronic Power both from Sharif University of Technology at Power Electronics-STATCOM, as well as his PhD degree in Renewable Energy Systems from Doubly-Fed Induction Generator-Based Wind Turbines from Shiraz University of Technology. He has 20 years experience in high-voltage transmission substations and lines as a technical engineer, consultant, and executive project manager. His research interests include flexible alternating current transmission system devices, power quality, and power system protection. He currently conducts power electronics, power relay protection, and power quality projects as a consultant and project manager.