Mr Mehdi Nikpendar

Senior Technical Officer
DERlab manager

Mehdi graduated from Isfahan University of Technology, Iran with an electrical engineering degree. He had played several technical roles, as research engineer, field engineer, design engineer, project engineer, and lab manager for both university and industry sectors. His scope of experience and interests are:

  • Power electronics
  • Power distribution
  • Renewable energy
  • Electrical installation
  • Electromechanical systems

As a technical officer for the School of Engineering and BSGIP (Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program) at ANU, he is in charge of managing the newly established DERlab (Distributed Energy Resources lab). Mehdi manages WHS and operational aspects of the activities and provides technical support for university and industry researchers to study, test and verify the integration of DER devices into the distribution system, conduct research and prototyping activities, and acquire and compare scientific data.


Updated:  10 August 2021/Responsible Officer:  Dean, CECS/Page Contact:  CECS Marketing