ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

About Us

Established in 1928, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering has accomplished strong research and academic outcomes to become one of the country’s leading institution in this field. The Faculty is home of six departments, creating a vibrant environment with much to offer to undergraduate and graduate students.

Our History

The history of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering goes back to 1928, when it has been established as the institute of higher education in the Ministry of Post, Telegraph and Telephone. Later in 1980, the faculty is reformed into the department of Electrical Engineering, as one of the core departments of K. N. Toosi University of Technology, established in 1928. During its 90+ years of academic activity, the Faculty has had the glory of training many successful experts and executives for the industry, highly-reputed academic professionals, and highly-respected intellectuals of the country.

Research

With more than 60 faculty members, an annual average of more than 180 international papers, and more than 650 graduate students, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering is one of the university engines of research and innovation.

Department of Communications is the most precedent educational core of both Faculty of Electrical Engineering and K.N. Toosi University of Technology. This department is active in traditional communications, optical communications, and telecommunication circuits and systems.

Core research areas:

  • Electromagnetic Waves Analysis and Simulation
  • Information Theory, Coding, and Secure Communications
  • Wireless and Mobile Communications
  • Optics and Plasmonics, Materials, Effects, and Devices
  • Antennas and Microwave
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • RF and Microwave Circuits
  • Radar Systems

Core Research Labs:

  • Broadband Wireless Communication and Signal Processing Laboratory
  • Coding and Cryptography Laboratory
  • Communication Systems Laboratory
  • Optical Communications and Nano-optics Laboratory
  • Radar Advanced Technologies Laboratory
  • Electromagnetic Simulation Laboratory
  • Wireless Terminals Quality Control Laboratory

Department of Electrical Power Systems has a reputed history in teaching and research in various branches of electric power generation, transmission, dispatching, power electronics, and electric machinery. Reputation of the faculty members, students, and alumni stems from their quality academic research as well as their efforts in solving practical challenges in electrical industries of the country. Professional activities of the Department are conducted in two major areas: power systems, and electrical machinery and power electronics.

Core research areas:

  • Power Systems Dynamics
  • High Voltage and Insulation
  • Power Electronics and Electrical Drives
  • Power Quality and Flexible Power Systems
  • Advanced Power System Operation and Control
  • Analysis and Design of Electrical Machines
  • Electrical Power Distribution Systems
  • Hybrid and Electrical Vehicles
  • Smart Grids

Core Research Labs:

  • Electrical Machines and vehicles laboratory
  • Management of Electric Energy and Distribution Systems Laboratory
  • Electric Power Quality and Power Control Laboratory
  • Advanced Motion Control & Power Electronic Research Laboratory
  • High Voltage Laboratory

Department of Electronics is one of the first educational cores of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Academic activities of this department are conducted in two major areas: Semiconductor Physics and Technology and Electronic Circuits and Systems. Department of Electronics has placed K. N. Toosi University of Technology among the country’s highly-reputed universities in education and research in Electronics.

Core research areas:

  • Microtechnology and Sensors
  • Solid-State Physics and Devices
  • Nanotechnology and Nanoelectronics
  • Quantum Electronics
  • Analog and RF Circuits and Systems
  • Digital and VLSI Systems
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Sensor Networks

Core Research Labs:

  • Electronic Materials Laboratory (EML)
  • Semiconductor Devices Laboratory
  • Organic Electronics Laboratory
  • Virtual-Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
  • Research Laboratory for Integrated Circuits and Systems (ICAS)
  • Microelectronic Circuits Laboratory
  • Electronic Signals and Systems Laboratory
  • High Frequency Circuits and Systems Laboratory (HFCAS)

Department of Systems and Control at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering is proud of its significant role in training expert individuals, who are involved in a wide variety of professional activities in both academia and the industry. Taking into consideration theoretical and practical advancements of different fields of “systems and control”, research activities of the Department’s faculty members involve a wide variety of subjects ranging from fundamental studies on the theory to application-oriented issues in practical environment.

Core research areas:

  • Adaptive and Nonlinear Control
  • Bio Mechatronics
  • Decision and Cognition
  • Fractional Order Systems and Controllers
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Industrial Systems Control
  • Intelligent Control
  • Modeling and Systems Identification
  • Model Predictive and Optimal Control
  • Multivariable Control
  • Networked Control Systems
  • Robotics

Core Research Labs:

  • Industrial Control Laboratory
  • Smart Systems Laboratory
  • Advanced Automation Laboratory
  • Advanced Control Systems Laboratory
  • Robotics Laboratory
  • System Identification and Modeling Laboratory
  • Systems Engineering and Cognition Studies Laboratory
  • Computer Control Laboratory
  • Instrumentation Laboratory

Research activities at this department are inherently inter-disciplinary, necessitating collaboration between professionals in engineering, medicine, and biology. International scientific and research collaborations are among the notable features of this department, an example of which is the joint Ph.D. and M.Sc. dual-degree program in collaboration with the Medical School of the University of Picardie Jules Verne, France.

Core research areas:

  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biological Data and Signal Analysis
  • Biomedical Functional and Structural Image Processing
  • Speech and Sound Processing in Medical and Psychological Assessment
  • Brain-Computer Interfacing
  • Neural and Cognitive Engineering
  • Implantable Microsystems
  • Computational Bioelectromagnetic Techniques
  • Human Motor Control
  • Electrical and Electromagnetic Safety in Medical Devices
  • Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering

Core Research Labs:

  • Bioelectric Artificial Organs Laboratory
  • Biomedical Measurement Laboratory
  • Machine Vision and Medical Image Processing Laboratory (MVMIP)

N. Toosi University of Technology was the first among the country’s public universities to establish Department of Mechatronics. In 2003, the Faculties of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering jointly founded the Department of Mechatronics through admission of M.Sc. students. The mission of the department is to create the infrastructure for collaborations between the two Faculties in order to induce synergy in the design and implementation of mechatronic products dedicated to the industry.

Core research areas:

  • Assistive Robotics
  • Biomechatronic Systems
  • Bio-MEMS
  • Fault Diagnosis
  • Intelligent Systems
  • System Identification
  • Wearable Technologies

Core Research Labs:

  • Fault Detection and Identification Laboratory
  • Mechatronics Laboratory (Electrical Eng.)
  • Mechatronics Laboratory (Mechanical Eng.)
Communications

Department of Communications is the most precedent educational core of both Faculty of Electrical Engineering and K.N. Toosi University of Technology. This department is active in traditional communications, optical communications, and telecommunication circuits and systems.

Core research areas:

  • Electromagnetic Waves Analysis and Simulation
  • Information Theory, Coding, and Secure Communications
  • Wireless and Mobile Communications
  • Optics and Plasmonics, Materials, Effects, and Devices
  • Antennas and Microwave
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • RF and Microwave Circuits
  • Radar Systems

Core Research Labs:

  • Broadband Wireless Communication and Signal Processing Laboratory
  • Coding and Cryptography Laboratory
  • Communication Systems Laboratory
  • Optical Communications and Nano-optics Laboratory
  • Radar Advanced Technologies Laboratory
  • Electromagnetic Simulation Laboratory
  • Wireless Terminals Quality Control Laboratory
Power Systems

Department of Electrical Power Systems has a reputed history in teaching and research in various branches of electric power generation, transmission, dispatching, power electronics, and electric machinery. Reputation of the faculty members, students, and alumni stems from their quality academic research as well as their efforts in solving practical challenges in electrical industries of the country. Professional activities of the Department are conducted in two major areas: power systems, and electrical machinery and power electronics.

Core research areas:

  • Power Systems Dynamics
  • High Voltage and Insulation
  • Power Electronics and Electrical Drives
  • Power Quality and Flexible Power Systems
  • Advanced Power System Operation and Control
  • Analysis and Design of Electrical Machines
  • Electrical Power Distribution Systems
  • Hybrid and Electrical Vehicles
  • Smart Grids

Core Research Labs:

  • Electrical Machines and vehicles laboratory
  • Management of Electric Energy and Distribution Systems Laboratory
  • Electric Power Quality and Power Control Laboratory
  • Advanced Motion Control & Power Electronic Research Laboratory
  • High Voltage Laboratory
Electronics

Department of Electronics is one of the first educational cores of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Academic activities of this department are conducted in two major areas: Semiconductor Physics and Technology and Electronic Circuits and Systems. Department of Electronics has placed K. N. Toosi University of Technology among the country’s highly-reputed universities in education and research in Electronics.

Core research areas:

  • Microtechnology and Sensors
  • Solid-State Physics and Devices
  • Nanotechnology and Nanoelectronics
  • Quantum Electronics
  • Analog and RF Circuits and Systems
  • Digital and VLSI Systems
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Sensor Networks

Core Research Labs:

  • Electronic Materials Laboratory (EML)
  • Semiconductor Devices Laboratory
  • Organic Electronics Laboratory
  • Virtual-Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
  • Research Laboratory for Integrated Circuits and Systems (ICAS)
  • Microelectronic Circuits Laboratory
  • Electronic Signals and Systems Laboratory
  • High Frequency Circuits and Systems Laboratory (HFCAS)
Systems and Control

Department of Systems and Control at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering is proud of its significant role in training expert individuals, who are involved in a wide variety of professional activities in both academia and the industry. Taking into consideration theoretical and practical advancements of different fields of “systems and control”, research activities of the Department’s faculty members involve a wide variety of subjects ranging from fundamental studies on the theory to application-oriented issues in practical environment.

Core research areas:

  • Adaptive and Nonlinear Control
  • Bio Mechatronics
  • Decision and Cognition
  • Fractional Order Systems and Controllers
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Industrial Systems Control
  • Intelligent Control
  • Modeling and Systems Identification
  • Model Predictive and Optimal Control
  • Multivariable Control
  • Networked Control Systems
  • Robotics

Core Research Labs:

  • Industrial Control Laboratory
  • Smart Systems Laboratory
  • Advanced Automation Laboratory
  • Advanced Control Systems Laboratory
  • Robotics Laboratory
  • System Identification and Modeling Laboratory
  • Systems Engineering and Cognition Studies Laboratory
  • Computer Control Laboratory
  • Instrumentation Laboratory
Biomedical Engineering

Research activities at this department are inherently inter-disciplinary, necessitating collaboration between professionals in engineering, medicine, and biology. International scientific and research collaborations are among the notable features of this department, an example of which is the joint Ph.D. and M.Sc. dual-degree program in collaboration with the Medical School of the University of Picardie Jules Verne, France.

Core research areas:

  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biological Data and Signal Analysis
  • Biomedical Functional and Structural Image Processing
  • Speech and Sound Processing in Medical and Psychological Assessment
  • Brain-Computer Interfacing
  • Neural and Cognitive Engineering
  • Implantable Microsystems
  • Computational Bioelectromagnetic Techniques
  • Human Motor Control
  • Electrical and Electromagnetic Safety in Medical Devices
  • Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering

Core Research Labs:

  • Bioelectric Artificial Organs Laboratory
  • Biomedical Measurement Laboratory
  • Machine Vision and Medical Image Processing Laboratory (MVMIP)
Mechatronics

N. Toosi University of Technology was the first among the country’s public universities to establish Department of Mechatronics. In 2003, the Faculties of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering jointly founded the Department of Mechatronics through admission of M.Sc. students. The mission of the department is to create the infrastructure for collaborations between the two Faculties in order to induce synergy in the design and implementation of mechatronic products dedicated to the industry.

Core research areas:

  • Assistive Robotics
  • Biomechatronic Systems
  • Bio-MEMS
  • Fault Diagnosis
  • Intelligent Systems
  • System Identification
  • Wearable Technologies

Core Research Labs:

  • Fault Detection and Identification Laboratory
  • Mechatronics Laboratory (Electrical Eng.)
  • Mechatronics Laboratory (Mechanical Eng.)

Research Centers:

Academics

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering offers B.Sc, M.Sc and PhD  programs in its diverse fields of study. The educational programs at the faculty aims to present the endless possibilities that an electrical engineering student can achieve to boost his/her career. Faculty of Electrical Engineering comprises of six academic departments and offers the following programs:

Programs and Degrees:

BSc MSc PhD
Communications

Electrical Power Systems

Electronics

Systems and Control

Biomedical Engineering,

Communications, (two majors)

Electrical Power Systems, (two majors)

Electronics, (two majors)

Mechatronics

Systems and Control (two majors)

Biomedical Engineering

Communications

Electrical Power Systems

Electronics

Systems and Control

International Joint Programs:

Faculty of Electrical Engineering of K. N. Toosi University of Technology benefits from its extensive international academic collaborations. The Faculty experienced joint Ph.D. programs in Power Engineering with the Leibnitz University of Hannover  (Germany), and Biomedical Engineering with Picardie University Jules Verne  (France).

In the context of joint research at both Masters and Ph.D. levels, the Faculty has a long list of international collaborators namely: the University of Michigan, INRIA Research Institute (France), University of Picardie Jules Verne (France), École Poly technique de Montréal (Canada), University of Laval (Canada), ETS (Canada), University of Dublin (Ireland), Fraunhofer Research Institute (Germany), University of Bremen (Germany), ETH-Zurich, (Switzerland), and the University of Western Ontario (Canada).

Contact Us

Address: Faculty of Electrical Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Seyed-Khandan, Shariati Ave., Tehran, Iran.

Postal Code: 16317-14191

P. O. Box:16315-1355

Tel: +98(21)8846-2174

Fax: +98(21)8846-2066