Amin Khodaei

Amin Khodaei

Associate Professor

  • Faculty
  • Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

What I do

Associate Professor & Chair of ECE


Microgrids, Smart Electricity Grids, Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Grid of the Future

Professional Biography

I joined the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Denver in September 2013. Prior to that I was a visiting faculty at Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation and a research/instructional assistant professor at University of Houston. I received the Ph.D. degree from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, in 2010, the M.S. degree from Sharif University of Technology in 2007, and the B.S. degree from University of Tehran in 2005, all in Electrical Engineering. My research interests include Smart electricity grids, Microgrid design and operation, Renewable energy integration, Power system operation and planning, and Power system economics.

Professional Affiliations

  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • IEEE Standard Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • The International Council on Large Electric Systems

Key Projects

  • REU Site: Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Microgrid and smart grid
  • Micro-grid-Integrated Solar-Storage Technology (MISST)
  • Research, Development, and Testing of a Master Controller with Applications to the Bronzewille Community Microgrid System
  • Collaborative Research: Proactive Recovery of Electric Power Assets for Resiliency Enhancement (Prepare)
  • MG REVALUE Software Project


  • Scholar of the Year Award
  • Faculty Career Champion
  • Highest Standard of Academic Achievement
  • Member of HKN