DR. Masoud Nazari

Dr. Masoud Nazari is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). His background is in Computational Methods for Cyber-Physical Energy Systems and his research focus is on the theory and application of Internet of Things (IoT) and Data Analytics in Smart Buildings, Smart Grids, and Autonomous Systems. Prior to joining CSULB, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Electrical Energy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Nazari received his dual Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University under the direction of Dr. Marija Ilic in 2012. His Ph.D. focus was on power, computation, and control. He was also a visiting PhD student in the Engineering Systems Division Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010.

Dr. Nazari has more than 40 publications in the field, including the best paper award in the "2017 North American Power Symposium. He is the lead primary investigator of a $2.5-million California Energy Commission project. He is collaborating with Dr. Hamed Mohsenian-Rad from UC Riverside and with industry partners, including Southern California Edison, to design, develop, and demonstrate an innovative building energy management system based on IoT and data analytics to achieve more than 20 percent yearly building energy savings and provide demand response during grid events, such as system-wide disturbances.

Spring 2019 Schedule

Schedule Sem/Lab Time Days Room
E E 400D-09 SEM 1-1:50PM MW ECS-314
E E 400D-10 LAB 2-3:15PM MW ECS-314
E E 458-05 SEM 4-4:50PM MW ECS-315
E E 458-06 LAB 5-6:15PM MW ECS-315
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Assistant Professor

Office: VEC-501
Phone: 562.985.8049
Email: masoud.nazari@csulb.edu
Website: http://web.csulb.edu/~mhonarva/Nazari.html
Office Hours: TBD