Researcher biography

Daniel Eghbal is Manager Future Network Strategy with Energy Queensland and an adjunct senior research fellow at the School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering (ITEEE). He received B.S. in electrical engineering from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran in 1998, M.S. degree in power system engineering in 2001 from Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran and PhD degree in 2009 from Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan in the field of Artificial Complex System Engineering. He was with Queensland Geothermal Energy Centre of Excellence (QGECE), The University of Queensland from 2009-2012. Daniel joined Energex in 2012 and has been working on number of innovative projects with a focus on integration of emerging technologies on electricity distribution networks. Daniel actively collaborates with the Power & Energy Systems Research Division at the University of Queensland and IEEE Queensland Section.

His research interest lies in the integration of distributed energy resources (DER) into distribution networks and developing innovative solutions for intelligent grids. Daniel is an IEEE Senior Member and Chair of IEEE Asia-Pacific Professional Activities Committee, Fellow member of Engineers Australia and a chartred engineer (CPEng, RPEQ,NER).