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Lowell, MA
March 05, 2019

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Cell Phone: 978-***-**** Email: Linkedin: SOFTWARE AND TOOLS

AutoCAD, PVsyst, Solmetric SunEye, PVWatts, HelioScope, Aurora, EDDiE, IronRidge Design Assistant, Microsoft Office, SalesForce, Insightly, Enphase Energy Monitoring, SolarEdge Monitoring, Solar-Log Monitoring, MATLAB, Solid Works, DIALux, Premiere Pro, Lightroom Classic, Photoshop, EDIUS


Solar Energy Systems Engineer Jan 2018 – Dec 2018

Great Sky Solar Inc, Cambridge, MA

• Drawing and calculating electrical line diagrams for interconnection and permit applications, assuring compliance with electrical codes and local regulations

• Calculating ampacity of conductors and voltage drops, cable sizing and inverter sizing, utilizing the 2017 NEC code book

• Analyzing utility grid interconnections and electrical service panels for residential and commercial projects

• Submitting utility interconnection applications

• Applying for structural approval letters, sending rafter information and maximum horizontal rafter span

• Filling up building and electrical permit applications for different towns

• Applying to the SREC program for customers and setting up monitoring systems such as Enphase, SolarEdge, and Solar Log.

• Performing research and engineering analysis on estimated solar power production and comparing the results to real data in order to make accurate production estimates

• Researching the newest battery storage technologies for solar projects and designing battery systems for off-grid solar power systems

• Ensuring solar projects are in line with client requests, internal policies, and are not in violation of any AHJ regulations

• Determining flood zones, wetlands, easements, historic districts, zoning, and set back requirements for ground mount projects

PV Systems Engineer May 2017 – Nov 2017

The Boston Solar Company LLC, Woburn, MA

• Reviewed, modified and approved PV system designs

• Built Site Plans, Plan Sets, AutoCAD templates, and updated Salesforce information

• Kept track of each project and communicated with engineers, managers, project coordinators and sales personnel to ensure timely project completions

• Calculated and estimated yearly production of solar systems using Solmetric SunEye data, PVWatts, Excel, and Aurora to make production guarantee for customers

• Designed PV systems based on quote production, shade analysis, codes, aesthetic, and cost

• Calculated dead loads, ampacity of conductors and voltage drops, cable sizing and inverter sizing, utilizing the 2017 NEC code book

• Determined setback requirements, flood zones, wetlands, and easements for ground mount projects

• Trained new employees and interns

PV Systems Designer Feb 2016 – Mar 2017

SolarFlair Energy Inc, Ashland, MA

• Designed efficient residential PV systems including ground mounts and different roof types

• Drew Layout Views, Rails & L-Feet, Array Wirings, Electrical Single & Three Line Diagrams

• Estimated yearly output powers based on locations, azimuths, pitch angels, and shade analysis

• Calculated dead loads, ampacity of conductors and voltage drops, cable sizing and inverter sizing, utilizing the 2014 NEC code book

• Created BOMs and monitored PV systems

• Consulted with sales personnel, and lead installer and engineering teams through the projects

• Used updated standards, Ashrae, PVWatts, and Salesforce for projects Lighting Designer and Solar R&D Member Jul 2012 – Jul 2014 Asia New Systems Company, Tehran, Iran

• Performed lighting calculations applying standards and codes

• Designed lighting systems using AutoCAD and DIALux

• Held DIALux workshops for new employees in the lighting department

• Researched and wrote content for educating the public on several subjects (for more information please see my LinkedIn profile)


MS, Energy Engineering, Solar Sep 2014 – Dec 2015

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, GPA 3.5

Related Courses: Solar Fundamentals, Grid-Connected Solar Electric Sys, Photovoltaics Manufacturing, Power Distribution Sys, Transport Processes in Energy Sys, Solar Energy Engineering, Alternative Energy Sources, Renewable Energy Design, Energy Eng Workshop BS, Electrical Engineering, Power Oct 2006 – Oct 2010 Azad University, Damavand, Iran

Focused on the electricity generation, transmission, and distribution RELEVANT PROJECTS, INVENTIONS AND INNOVATIONS

Smart Albedo & Snow Removal Nov 2015 and 2014

• Designed a new device that increases efficiency of solar panels as well as solved one of the major problems of solar panels

• Led a team of students to build the prototype and won the Francis University of Engineering Prototype Competition

Wind Feasibility Study for the City of Lowell Oct 2015

• Collaborated with a team to investigate Lowell viability for installation of urban wind turbines

• Installed an anemometer on a school roof and at our university to get real wind speed data

Floating Solar LED Light Apr 2015

• Designed an innovative device with combination of a solar panel and LED lights for the Merrimack Walkway Project to be installed on Merrimack river Stand-Alone Solar System Design Jul 2015

• Designed a stand-alone solar system for a course project

• Tested different solar panels’ efficiencies installed on the roof of the University and plotted their I-V curves, and sized batteries for the system CPV Project Nov 2014

• Introduced a novel idea to reduce the cost of Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) projects Grid-Connected Solar System Design Sep 2014

• Designed a grid-connected solar system for a museum in MA, USA

• Calculated voltage drops, analyzed shadings, and performed feasibility studies ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES

Graduate Research Grant Awards Co-Chair Sep 2015 – Dec 2015

• Reviewed grant proposals of Graduate Students’ projects and research and selected eligible students for the GRGA fund and prepared reports and delivered presentations Ambassador of International Students & Scholars Office Aug 2015 – Dec 2015 Teaching Assistant Jan 2015 – Dec 2015


• Won the People’s Choice Award at the Francis University of Engineering Prototype Competition, UMASS-Lowell Dec 2015


• International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI)

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