Alireza completed his BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Sharif University of Technology in 2003 and 2005, respectively. In 2012, he received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France. His Ph.D. thesis was titled "Multi-Criteria planning of distribution networks under various uncertainties ". He was a Senior Power Systems Researcher at UCD from 2013-2016 with research interests in optimization and uncertainty modelling of Integrated Energy Systems. Alireza is an IEEE Senior Member since 2016. He worked at EirGrid innovation team as an SFI Industry Fellow in 2017. Alireza is an Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The ESIPP associated work packages that Ali works on are MD5: Uncertainty, Variability and ESI Impacts on Power System Flexibility.