Dr. Shafi Khadem is serving as a senior researcher at the International Energy Research Centre (IERC) in Ireland. Shafi is leading the EDGE (embedded and distributed generation systems) research group in IERC with emphasis on developing integrated energy systems solution in micro and smart grid network. Currently he is coordinating industry-led collaborative research projects on community grid, microgrid and virtual power plant. He has more than 17 years of research experience with universities, international organizations and SME companies. His research experience and interest spread over the distributed generation integrated networks with special focus on power quality improvement and energy efficient solutions for intelligent energy systems and integration.
He has received several awards for his excellent research work from different institutions including HEA, ICTP, EU Erasmus, DIT, IRCSET, IEEE etc. He has more than 45 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings. He also co-authored a book and other technical reports. He is currently serving as technical reviewer for several peer-reviewed International journals/conferences and H2020 MSCA (IF) proposals evaluator. He is also a member of the IEEE power and energy society and smart grid community.