Meet the SMART Team

BCIT's Smart Microgrid Applied Research Team (SMART) is a multi-faceted research team with skills and expertise in a variety of disciplines. In addition to employing a team of full-time researchers, this group draws on the expertise of BCIT faculty, staff and students and a network of research partners from industry, government, and universities across Canada.

Dr. Hassan Farhangi, Ph.D., SM-IEEE, PEng
Director, Smart Microgrid Applied Research Team (SMART)

Clay Howey
Research Head

Kelly Carmichael
Research Analyst

Joey Dabell, M.Ed. B.Tech.
Project Leader

Eric Hawthorne, M.Sc.
Research Associate

Dr. Moein Manbachi, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Research Associate

Minoo Shariat-zadeh, MEL C.E.E.N, P.Eng, SEMAC
Research Associate

Janet So
, B. SoftEng
Research Associate

Alan Stewart, B.Sc.
Research Analyst

If you have a technical question or problem, or a potential project in mind, ask a BCIT research expert.