Ed Saiedi

Ed Saiedi




UPM - Madrid


KTH - Stockholm



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Ed Saiedi is one of the six candidates worldwide who entered the European Doctorate in Industrial Management (EDIM) program in 2014. He works with Prof. Felipe Ruiz, in the Department of Organization Engineering, Business Administration and Statistics, ETSII, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (as his home university). His PhD research is about the application of real options valuation technique for investment projects and firms, with managerial flexibility. His research interests are project finance, financing renewable energy investments, environmental finance and corporate/start-up valuations.
Ed holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree from the University of Calgary in Canada (2011) where he graduated with a CGPA of 3.7/4.0. After graduation, he complemented his studies by working in two well-known Canadian Engineering Consulting firms, initially as a Structural Engineer and for nearly three ensuing years, as a Project Manager/Coordinator and client representative for two large industrial construction projects in Port Metro Vancouver.
Ed is a Canadian Professional Engineer registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC), Canada. He has published in the proceedings of four international and Canadian conferences in Civil Engineering and was presented the Post-Graduate Paper Presentation Bronze Award at the International Conference on Construction and Building Technology (ICCBT) in 2008. He is a past recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship and the Alberta Graduate Scholarship during his M.Sc.


Conference Proceedings:

Saiedi, H., Lissel, S.L. (2010). In-Plane Shake Table Testing of Partially-Grouted Reinforced Concrete Masonry Walls. Proceedings of the 8th International Masonry Conference, Dresden, Germany

Saied, H., Saiedi, S., Rosmawati, N., Hou, H.K. (2010). Static and Seismic Stability Analysis of Malaysia's Largest Sanitary Landfill. Geo 2010 - 63rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference & 6th Canadian Permafrost Conference, Calgary, Canada, pgs. 1719-1726.

Saied, H., Saiedi, S., Rosmawati, N., Hou, H.K. (2008). Seismic Stability Analysis of the Largest Malaysian Sanitary Landfill. International Conference on Construction and Building Technology 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Saied, H., Saiedi, S., Rosmawati, N., Hou, H.K. (2008). Static Stability Analysis of the Largest Malaysian Sanitary Landfil. Geotropika 2008: International Conference on Geotechnical and Highway Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Current research:

His current research agenda concentrates on the application of real options to the valuation of renewable energy investments and incentivizing green investments to offset environmental costs.

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Our participants

  • Emrah Karakaya - Edition I

    EDIM is a great opportunity to learn from diverse cultures, grow in double academic areas, contribute to each other and be recognized in a large network. It is a unique doctoral program with its multi-disciplinary research topics and quarterly workshops. I love EDIM!
  • Andres Ramirez Portilla – Edition I

    One of the great advantages of this program is the EDIM workshops, where you can develop and enhance your academic and professional networking. The EDIM workshops need to be considered as a best practice by other Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programs
  • Sudipa Sarker – Edition II

    I am glad to be part of this program not only because of the opportunities EDIM has created for me but also for the wonderful people I have come across during this program. I hope that the future days will be as thrilling, inspiring and stimulating as it has been
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    EDIM for me is an industry of knowledge and where you find a career. When it comes to my future uncertainties, EDIM is a combination of both: present partners and future lifelong contacts
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    EDIM is a life changing experience: it has changed where I live, what I do, whom I know and what I want. It's also a great source of friends and potential future colleagues. I feel part of a large international community of interesting people with lots of common interests
  • Anna Darmani – Edition I

    EDIM is like a journey. But, not only a research journey! EDIM is a program by which you can explore different cultures, systems, environments as well as knowledge perspectives. I believe EDIM is one of the best programs for experiencing different managerial contexts
  • Seyoum Birkie Eshetu - Edition I

    Being part of EDIM is more than just doing a PhD. It is about creating family within the academic circle. I am happy to be part of this diverse community with ample informal learning opportunities