Saeed Saeed Manshadi, PhD

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
San Diego State University sdsu
Director, Smart Grid Lab (E220)
Co-Director SDSU SCEIN -Southern California Energy Innovation Network
Email: smanshadi AT sdsu DOT edu
Office: E202D

Open Positions in Smart Grid Lab at SDSU

We have 2-3 open PhD positions at the Smart Grid Lab at San Diego State University (SDSU) in collaboration with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). These joint PhD positions offer a unique opportunity for highly motivated and qualified candidates with a strong background in power systems, optimization, and machine learning.

As a PhD student in this program, you will primarily conduct research at the Smart Grid Lab at SDSU while taking your courses at UCSD, and upon completion, you will be granted a doctoral degree from both UCSD and SDSU. The program aims to develop cutting-edge solutions for the future smart grid infrastructure, addressing challenges in areas such as renewable energy integration, grid resilience, energy efficiency, and advanced control strategies.


To apply, please email the following materials with the subject line "Fall 2024 Smart Grid Lab PhD Applicant" to smanshadi AT sdsu DOT edu before Nov. 15, 2023:

  1. Your CV/Resume

  2. A letter of interest and qualifications

  3. Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)

  4. Standard test records (e.g., GRE (optional), TOEFL, etc. - or plan to take them)

  5. Any publication or sample writing (if available)

We encourage all interested candidates to apply as soon as possible, as the portal will open Oct. 1, 2023. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and interdisciplinary research team and contribute to the development of innovative solutions for the future smart grid.


External Funding

carb CEC socalgas NSF

Saeed Manshadi