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Amro M. Farid

Associate Professor of Engineering

Research Affiliate, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

Overview

As a faculty member at Dartmouth, Professor Farid leads the Laboratory for Intelligent Integrated Networks of Engineering Systems (LIINES) and has made active contributions to the MIT-Masdar Institute Collaborative Initiative, the MIT Future of the Electricity Grid Study, and the IEEE Vision for Smart Grid Controls.

Education

  • ScB, Mechanical Engineering, MIT 2000
  • ScM, Mechanical Engineering, MIT 2002
  • PhD, Engineering, U. of Cambridge 2007

Research Interests

Intelligent energy systems; sustainability, resilience, and reconfigurability; integrated control, automation, and information technology; smart power grids; energy-water nexus; transportation electrification systems; industrial energy management & demand response

Professional Activities

  • Senior member, IEEE
  • Co-Chair, IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Technical Committee on Smart Grids
  • Co-Chair, IEEE Systems, Man & Cybernetics (SMC) Technical Committee on Cybernetics for Intelligent Industrial Systems
  • Member, IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Distributed Intelligent Systems
  • Member, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Technical Committee on Industrial Agents
  • Member, ASME Dynamics Systems & Control Division

Courses