Houshang Karimi received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, in 1994 and 2000, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, in 2007, all in electrical engineering.
He was a Visiting Researcher and a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, from 2001 to 2003 and from 2007 to 2008, respectively. He was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, from 2009 to 2012. From June 2012 to January 2013, he was a Visiting Professor in the ePower lab of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada. He was a faculty member of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, from 2013 to 2022. In July 2022, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University, Toronto, Ontario, where he is currently a Professor. His research interests include power systems, control systems, microgrid control, and smart grid.
Prof. Karimi is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, Canada, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Systems Journal.