Department of Electrical Engineering


​​​​​​​The Electrical engineering department of Guilan University was first established in 1982 in the faculty of technical Engineering with a focus on electronics, and now it presents undergraduate and graduate programs in electronics, power, control, and telecommunications. This department offers a master’s degree in Electronic integrated circuits, digital electronic systems, power systems, power electronics and electric machines, telecommunication systems, telecommunication fields and waves, and control. Since 2014, the Department of Electrical Engineering at Guilan University is offering a doctorate degree in two branches of power and electronics. 
Currently, the department has 23 faculty members, consisting of 1 professor, 13 associate professors, 8 assistant professors, and 1 lecturer that they provide scientific services through teaching and research.
The total number of students in this department in the second semester of 2023-2024 is 666. Out of this number, 247 students are in master's and doctorate programs and 419 students are in free and non-free undergraduate courses.

Majors and Programs

This department offers a broad range of high-quality undergraduate and graduate education programs
  • Electrical Engineering (B.Sc.)

    Basic Courses:

    Mathematics I
    Introduction to Electrical Engineering
    Physics I
    English Language
    Persian Language
    Lifestyle (Applied Ethics)
    Mathematics II
    Physics II
    Thematic Exegesis of Nahjolbalaghe
    Engineering drawing & drafting
    Engineering Probabilities and Statics
    Differential Equations
    Electric Circuits I
    Electronic I
    Electronics II
    Computer Programming
    Digital Systems I
    (Logic circuit)
    Technical English 
    Analytical History of the Dawn of Islam
    Electric Circuit & Electrical Measurement Lab
    Physical Education I 
    Physical Education I 
    Digital Systems II
    (Computer Architecture)
    Engineering Economy
    Electric Machines I
    Islamic Revolution of Iran
    Islamic Theology I (Origin & Resurrection)
    Human in Islam
    Physics Lab I
    Principles of Telecommunications Systems
    (Telecommunications I)
    Power System Analysis
    Signal & System Analysis
    Electronic Circuits Lab
    General Workshop
    Linear Control Systems
    Linear Control Systems Lab
    Physics Lab II
    Electric Machines I Lab
    Family Knowledge & Population
    Digital Systems I lab
    (Logical Circuits Lab)
    Engineering Mathematics 
    Numerical Analysis
    Electric Machines II
    Digital Systems Lab II
    (Computer Architecture Lab)
    Instrumentation Lab
    B.S. Project
    Specialized courses
    Selective courses
    Optional courses

    Specialized Courses of Electronics:

    Electronic III
    Pulse & Digital Circuits
    (Pulse Techniques)
    Physic of Electonics
    Microprocessor  Systems Design
    Electronic III Lab
    Pulse & Digital Circuits Lab
    Telecommunication Circuit Lab

    Specialized Courses of  Power:
    Electric Machines III
    Industrial Electronics
    Power System Analysis II
    Electrical Instalations
    Electrical Machines  II Lab
    Power System Analysis Lab
    Industrial Electronics Lab

    Specialized Courses of Control:
    Linear Algebra
    Industrial Control
    Modern Control systems
    Digital control systems
    Industrial Control Lab
    Industrial Electronic Lab
    Digital Control Lab

    Specialized Courses of Telecommunication:
    Fields & Waves
    Digital Telecommunication
    Microwave and Antenna
    Digital Signal Processing
    Telecommunication Circuit Lab
    Digital Telecommunication Lab
    Microwave and Antenna Lab
  •  Electronics (M.Sc.)

    •  Electronic integrated circuits
    • ​​​​​​​digital electronic systems
  • Power (M.Sc.)

    •  power systems,
    • power electronics and electric machines
  • Telecommunication (M.Sc.)

    •  telecommunication systems,
    •  telecommunication fields and waves
  • Control (M.Sc.)

  • (Ph.D.)

    • Power engineering
    • Electronics


Facilities and Equipment

•    Digital laboratory
In This Lab, there are 8 set of equipment for experiments related to the students’ courses and research. These sets consist of Oscilloscope, signal generators, DC power supply and Multimeter.
•    Telecommunication circuit laboratory
•    Digital Antenna and Telecommunications Laboratory
•    Electronics and circuit laboratory
•    Laboratory of electric machines
•    VHDL lab
•    DSP Lab
•    FPGA lab
•    Microelectronics Laboratory
In this lab, there are instruments such as spectrum Analyzer 3GHz HMS 3010, Digital Oscilloscope, synthesizer 3 GHz HM 8135, Intel Xeon 2.53 GHz server, Intel core i7 2.8 GHz server for students’ research

•    Sensor Lab
•    Linear control laboratory
•    Industrial control laboratory and instrumentation
•    Laboratory of computer application in electricity
•    Power system laboratory
•    Electric Workshop
  • Teaching

    Electrical engineering is a crucial part of almost every modern system and technology. it has now been subdivided into a wide range of subfields including electronics, digital computers, power engineering, telecommunications, control systems, radio-frequency engineering, signal processing, instrumentation, and microelectronic .
     The primary mission of our department is to provide its bright and diligent students with top quality and modern academic education within the electrical engineering and technology domain. Members of our department in various majors of electrical engineering, use different teaching methods such as fieldwork, lectures, seminars, projects and workshops, to prepare the students for this mission.
    Another important mission of the department is to perform high-quality theoretical and applied research to advance the state-of-the-art technology solutions.
  • Research

    The members of our department are active researchers in various fields of electrical engineering who have published numerous articles in prestigious international journals and carried out projects related to the industry. With more than 400 graduate students and numerous high quality international papers, the department of Electrical Engineering is one of the university engines of research and innovation.
    In the fallowing, some of the research areas of the different research labs of our department are presented: 

    Research areas of Microelectronics Lab:
     Ability to design analog and RF integrated circuits
    Design of on-chip power management circuits for battery-free and low-power applications
     Designing the reading circuits of capacitive sensors
    Design of transmitter-receiver circuits

    Research areas of DSP Lab:
    Non-destructive imaging systems
    Eddy current-based next-generation scanning system
    industrial imaging and sensing, EIT, based on electrical impedance of  materials
    Pattern recognition and data processing
    semantic processing of video for the purpose of abnormality
    detection of camouflage
    Tracking at night, supporting the fusion of infrared image information
    Improved tracking based on particle filter
    Application of compressed sensing in different fields of signal and image processing
    Designing a complete inspection of the eddy current system sensor to check the body of   nuclear reactors and boilers in power plants
    Design and implementation of Steganography systems and message discovery in images
    Image guidance system based on image processing
    Investigation of image processing algorithm in thermal cameras
    Time-frequency analyses

    Research areas of  Sensor Lab:
    Measurement of displacement with a capacitive sensor with nanometer accuracy
    Machine olfaction and electronic nose
    Design and implementation of high temperature systems
    Industrial furnaces
    Fabrication and design of resistance gas sensors
    Spectral sensor system based on electrical impedance

    Research areas of  Digital Antenna and Telecommunications Laboratory:
    Design and implementation of microwave devices
    Waveguide filters in the s and X  frequency bands.
    Spatial filters in s and X frequency bands 
    Microstrip filters in s band 
    Waveguide adapters up to 12 GHz frequency 
    Microstrip interconnects up to 12 GHz frequency

    Design and implementation of directional waveguide coupler with 137% performance improvement
    Designing and manufacturing of wideband slot antenna with very high gain

    Application of Compact Sensing (CS) in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
  • Publication

    Authorships , scientific and research publications:
    Mrs. Dr. Niaraki:
    1. Nano technology of small systems recognition, Gilan University Publications, 2013

     Mr. Dr. Afarakhte:
    1- Power grid protection and automation guide, Payam Farhang Publications, 2013

    Mr. Engineer Zanj:
    1- Signals and Systems, Tehran University Publications, 1378

    Mr. Dr. Baghersalimi:
    1- An introduction to electric circuits, Gilan University Publications

    Mr. Dr. Moghaddis Tafarshi:
    1- Sources of electrical energy production in the 21st century
    2- Principles of pricing in the electricity market

    Dr. Karami:
    1- Basics of Electrical Engineering textbook 2- Gilan University Publications - 1384

     Mrs. Dr. Maghsoodi:
    1- Telecommunication Systems, Neda Publications, 1386
    2- Handbook of the specialized language of electricity

Academic Members

Shahbaz Zahr Rarihani, Ph.D.
Head of Department
Assistant Professor

Low-power integrated circuits
Analog to digital converters
Analog passive and active filter
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Hossein Afarakhte, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Power System Operation
Power System Reliability
Power System Protection
Distributed Generation (DG)
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Gholamreza Bagher Salimi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Optical Communications
RF-Optical Communications
Visible Light Communications
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Alfred Baghramian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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Hassan Tavakoli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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Reza Hassanzadeh Pak Rezaei, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Image Processing
Fuzzy Logic
Nondestructive Evaluation
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Seyed Mohsen Hosseini, Golgo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Gas sensor
High Temp Furnaces
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Ali Heydari, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Analog and mixed signal design
Instrumentation (Liquid level, pressure, displacement).
Capacitive sensor interface
Temperature sensor and bandgap references
RH sensor system design
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Seyed Hamid Shah Alami, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Power Electronics
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Jalil Seifali Harsini, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Wireless Communications and Networking
Application of Signal Processing Techniques in Communications
Data and Network Security
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Reza Shahnazi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Nonlinear and Adaptive Control
Computational Intelligence
Wind Turbine Control
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Ahmad Salehi Dobakhshari, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Wide-area measurements
State estimation and digital protection applied to power systems
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Zahra Sadat Tabatabaeian, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Metamaterial structures
SIW structures
Metasurface sensors
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Ismail Fallah Cholabij, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Modelling, Simulation and Design of Electrical Machines,
Modeling of Electrical Machines by Finite Element Method (FEM)
Design and Implementation of Electrical Machines’ Drives
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Habib Ghorbanejad, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Microwave Passive Devices
Antenna and EM Scattering
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Ali Karami, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Power System Analysis
Transient Stability
Transient Energy Function (TEF) Method
Voltage Stability
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Hamed Mojallali, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Control Theory
System Identification
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Seyyed Masoud Moghads Tafarshi, Ph.D.
Smart Grid
Renewable Energy
Distributed Energy Resources
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Seyed Saeed Mohtavipour, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Research interests
Electricity markets
Power system operation and planning
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Manouchehr Nahvi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Image Processing and Pattern Recognition
Electrical Impedance Tomography
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Rahebeh Niaraki, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Low power VLSI design
Arithmetic circuits and memory elements design in new technologies
Reliability issues in nano-electronic devices
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Yaser Nader Ahmadiyan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Signal processing
Sparse Representation
Machine Learning and Deep Learning
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Hamidreza Sefidi Shirkohi, Ph.D.
Semiconductor Lasers
Simulation of Semiconductor Devices
Crystal Growth
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