Mahdi Ebrahimi Salari was born in Mashhad, Iran in 1982. He received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Islamic Azad University, Bojnord branch, Iran, in 2007 and the M.Sc. degree from Islamic Azad University, Najaf Abad branch, in 2009. He was teaching at the Khorasan Scientific and Industrial College of Applied Science and Technology University, Mashhad, Iran from Sep.2008- Sep 2014. Mahdi joined the University of Limerick in 2014 as a PhD student. He worked on a project investigating the ground station for offshore pumping mode AWE system energy farms. The project was supported by Science Foundation Ireland under the MaREI Centre research program and through the support of the European Commission under the H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie action: ITN AWESCO. Mahdi obtained his PhD from the University of Limerick in "Direct Interconnection Technique Applied to Marine Renewable Generators", and he continues to work with CRIS centre at the University of Limerick as a research fellow. His research interests are in renewable energy, electrical machine design, power system dynamics, power electronics and fuzzy logic controllers.
Renewable energy systems including airborne wind energy, wind energy and wave energy, Marine power systems, Power systems dynamics, Power electronics, Electrical machines design