Dr. Zoya Pourmirza 

 Job Title: Research associate

Department: Newcastle University – School of Engineering

Role in project: Researcher – member of Dissemination Committee

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Short bio: Dr Zoya Pourmirza is a research associate at Newcastle University. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Information Technology Engineering from Sharif University of Technology and her PhD degree in Smart Grid Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Architecture from University of Manchester in the UK in early 2015. She then joined the Newcastle University as Research Associate in the Power System Group. She is involved in a number of research and teaching projects.  Her research is concerning about designing an ICT architecture for the smart electrical grid with particular emphasis on making the ICT infrastructure energy aware. She also investigates cyber security aspects of the Smart Grid, focusing on data integrity and availability attack for information in transition in ICT infrastructure of the Smart Energy Systems