Dr. Saeid Habibi serve as the HEVPD&D-CREATE Program Director.  He is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at McMaster University, Canada. His academic background includes research into intelligent control, state and parameter estimation, fault diagnosis and prediction, variable structure systems, and fluid power.

He received two corporate awards for his contributions to the AlliedSignal Systems Engineering Process in 1996 and 1997. Saeid is on the Editorial Board of the Transactions of the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers and a member of IEEE, ASME, and the ASME Fluid Power Systems Division Executive Committee.

Research Interests

   –  Automotive Applications
   –  Control Systems
   –  Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
   –  Mechatronics
   –  Renewal & Sustainable Energy Systems