Mohammadreza (Reza) Arani

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Assistant Professor Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Smart Grid Cyber-Physical Security Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering Toronto, Ontario marani@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 556109

Bio/Research

Mohammadreza Arani received his B.Sc. degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (2009), his M.Sc. degree from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada (2012), and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (2017), all in Electrical Engineering. From 2012...

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Bio/Research

Mohammadreza Arani received his B.Sc. degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (2009), his M.Sc. degree from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada (2012), and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (2017), all in Electrical Engineering. From 2012 to 2013, he worked as a research associate at the University of Waterloo. He was a NSERC post-doctoral fellow at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada., from 2017 to 2019. He joined Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson) as an Assistant Professor in July 2019.

As a CRC in Smart Grid Cyber-Physical Security, Reza Arani is developing new controls and designs to ensure that smart power grids are secure, sustainable and resilient. His research considers factors such as increasing digital communications along the grid and the growing availability of renewable and clean energy sources. In particular, his work addresses potential digital and physical vulnerabilities in the power system while innovating ways to eliminate, mitigate or detect attacks and threats.


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