Rashad Moarref

Postdoctoral Scholar in Aerospace

Graduate Aerospace Laboratories

California Institute of Technology






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Office: Karman, Room 113
1200 E California Blvd., M.C. 301-46
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125
Phone: (626) 395 4459
E-mail: rashad@caltech.edu

PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2005-2012
BS, Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2000-2005
BS, Petroleum Engineering (Dual Degree), Sharif University of Technology and Petroleum University of Technology, Iran, 2002-2005

Research Interests:
Energy-efficiency technologies (theory, simulations, and experiments)
Flow modeling, control, and optimization
Control systems
Distributed systems theory and applications

Honors and Awards:
  • Finalist, Best Student Paper Award, American Control Conference, 2007
  • Best Presentation in Session Award, American Control Conference, 2010
  • 3M Science and Technology Fellowship Award, 2007
  • Graduate Fellowship Award, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2007
  • Finalist, Best Poster Presentation Award, Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, 2010
  • Student Participation Grant Award, NSF-CMMI Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2010
  • Ranked top 0.01 %, Nationwide University Entrance Exam (60th among 500,000 participants), Iran, 2000
  • Semifinalist, National Informatics, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry Olympiads, Iran, 1999
  • Ranked top 5 %, Electrical Engineering, Controls major, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2004