dr. (Yashar) Y Ghiassi-Farrokhfal


Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokhfal is an Associate Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management. Additionally, he is the academic director of Smart Energy at the Erasmus Center for Data Analytics (ECDA) and the communication director of ACM SIGEnergy. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto, Canada. He has several publications in top-notch journals and has organized multiple conferences/workshops in the field of the energy transition. He has also been involved in multiple European projects such as FlexSUS (heat transition of municipalities) and MAGPIE (Energy transition in Ports). He uses multi-disciplinary approaches and has studied several aspects of energy transitions such as sector coupling, microgrids, electric vehicles, hydrogen, energy storage, and market mechanisms at retail, wholesale, peer-to-peer, and bilateral levels.

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Associate professor | Department of Technology and Operations Management
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

More information


  • Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokhfal (2 oktober 2023) - Findings from Erasmus University Provides New Data about Technology (A Decision Support System for Green and Economical Individual Heating Resource Planning)
  • Marta Szymanowska, Rob van Tulder, Rene de Koster, Erik van Raaij, Dirk Schoenmaker, Steef van de Velde, Steve Kennedy, Gabriele Jacobs, Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokhfal, Ferdinand Jaspers, Michaéla Schippers & Frank Wijen (11 juni 2019) - New online course: Driving Business Towards The SDGs


Start date approval
oktober 2022
End date approval
oktober 2025
MBA teaching - Study trip

Designing Business Applications

Year Level
master, IM/CEMS, Exchange, ERIM
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  • Mohammad Ansarin

    The Economic Consequences of Electricity Pricing in the Renewable Energy Era
  • Derck Koolen

    Market Risks and Strategies in Power Systems Integrating Renewable Energy
  • Cristian Stet

    (In)flexibility in Power Markets with Supply from Variable Renewable Sources
  • Linda Punt

    Ph.D. Research in Energy Transition
  • Bosun Anifowoshe

    Modeling Electricity Prices in Europe: Understanding Critical Factors and Revisions to Energy Policies for Alleviating Future Spike in Electricity Prices.
  • Brieuc Corlay

    Parttime PhD programme
  • Francesco Balocco

    Asymmetric Information in Programmatic Advertising. Three studies on adverse selection, mechanism choices, and fee structures

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