Bamdad Salarieh received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, and M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, in 2017, and 2020, respectively. He is currently a simulation specialist at RTDS Technologies Inc., Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Bamdad was the recipient of the Young Scientist award at IPST 2019 conference. His research interests include Electromagnetic transients of power systems, lightning electromagnetics, and renewable energy.