Masoud Fathizadeh, Ph.D.

Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology


Dr Masoud Fathizadeh is the coordinator of the Mechatronics Program. He has extensive background in automation, energy and power systems, and power electronics.

Research Overview

Automation, energy, power systems

Hobby-Music, Cars and gardening



Chapter 1. M. Fathizadeh, A. Ayyad, “APPLICATION OF REMOTE TELEMETRY FOR IMPROVING FORMULA SAE CAR PERFORMANCE,” to be published by Springer in 2018.

2. M. Fathizadeh, D. Seim (2014), “Practical Approach in Design of HVAC Systems Utilizing Geothermal Energy,” TRANSACTIONS ON ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES

Chapter-4, Book ID: 323287_1_En Book ISBN: 978-94-017-9114-4. Date: 6-6-2014 pp-15-26, 978-94-017-9114-4, 323287_1_En (2)

Journal Articles

1. M. Fathizadeh, “Analysis and Feasibility of a Hybrid Power System for Small Rural Area,” Technology Interface International Journal (TIIJ) 2016.

2. M. Fathizadeh, A. Mansoori, “Feasibility and Sustainability of Geothermal in Midwestern States,” International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering ISSN 2250-2459, ISO 9001:2008 Certified Journal, Volume 5, Issue 12, December 2015.

3. M. Fathizadeh, D. Siems, “Geothermal system, a Practical Approach,” International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT), ISSN2277-3754, ISO 9001-2008, Volume 4, Issue 2, August 2014, pp 1-6.

4. M. Fathizadeh, (2014), J. Yen, “Utilizing Automation Standards in Engineering Education,” International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology & Science (IJIRTS) | VOLUME 2, NUMBER 6, ISSN: 2321-1156 December 2014, pp 47-53.

5. M. Fathizadeh, (2013), M. Zahraee, G. Neff, A. Hossain, J. Higley, N. Latif, Implementation of a New Mechatronics Engineering Technology Degree Leveraging Industry Support,” Technology Interface International Journal. Fall/Winter 2013, Volume 14, Number 1, pp 5-14.

Teaching Focus

Automation, robotics, energy/renewable/conventional, power electronics

Previous Roles

Senior Electrical Engineer Fermi National Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois Group leader and Senior Electrical Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois Electrical Engineer- NASA Lewis Center Cleveland Ohio.

Masoud Fathizadeh



Office Location:

Anderson 208H


  • Ph.D. Cleveland State University
  • MS in Electrical Engineering University of Toledo
  • BS in Electrical Engineering University of Science and Technology

Areas of Expertise

  • Energy & Power Systems
  • Renewable Energy Power
  • Electronics Automation and Robotics

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • Ph.D P.E. for state of Illinois Recipient of Outstanding Graduate
  • Faculty Recipient of Best Paper Award

Curriculum Vitae