Dr. Morgan Kiani

Morgan Kiani (S’05–M’05–SM’17) has been a faculty member in the Department of Engineering at Texas Christian University since 2011. She received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2009. Dr. Kiani has authored several scientific articles in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. She has a patent on active control of Doubly Fed Induction Generators (DFIG) used in wind energy harvesters. She has been instrumental in promoting the use of renewable sources of energy in underprivileged communities across the world through IEEE Industrial Electronics Society and IEEE Smart Village (ISV). Her research, scholarship, teaching and service in engineering department at TCU, across IEEE societies, and non-profit groups have allowed her to empower individuals to engage in activities that promote access to clean green energy, healthy living, and well-being for urban communities in other countries as well. She is an influential member of the Women in Engineering committee in IEEE Industrial Electronics Society and introduces resources that can help women gain the confidence to set higher education and career goals. She is interested in attracting the next generation of minority and female students into Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. She is serving as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification and IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics.

Dr. Kiani is a member of Administrative Committee as well as various technical committees in IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. She is an active member of ISV Governing Leadership Board and ISV Technical Committee too. Dr. Kiani is serving as a project coordinator in South Latin American and Africa in IEEE Smart Village with her outreach initiative in IEEE IES society as well.