Short biography

Fariba Moghaddam has been a Professor at the Institute for Industrial Systems at the Engineering Department of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland-Valais since 1998. Her areas of research include modelling and control of mechatronic systems, improving energy balance in buildings using adaptive control mechanisms and predictive monitoring systems, and automatisation and optimisation of biotechnology processes.

She graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) in 1992. She then worked as a scientific assistant at the Laboratory of Industrial Electronics at the EPFL where she obtained her PhD in 1995.

In 2011, she became Head of the inter-cantonal Master of Science in Engineering study course at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland.

Fariba Moghaddam has been a member of the Swiss Science Council since 2013.

She was born on 13 June 1966 in Teheran and is the mother of two children.

Haute Ecole d’Ingénierie de la HES-SO Valais
Prof. Dr. Fariba Moghaddam
Route du Rawyl 47
CH-1950 Sion

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