About Me

I am an Assistant Professor at Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology. My research interests are in developing optimal distribution systems operation and planning models with focus on different smart grid applications. I also work on power systems reliability and resilience. I received 2013 IEEE Power System Operation Transactions Prize Paper Award, IEEE Iran Section 2016 Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, Iranian Society of Smart Grid 2016 Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, and IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 2016 Outstanding Reviewer Award. Before becoming a faculty member, I was a postdoctoral fellow at Sharif University of Technology. I received my Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University o Technology in 2014, M.Sc. in Power Systems Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2010, and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from University of Tehran in 2008. During my Ph.D., I spent a year and a half as a visiting scholar at Aalto University.

News

September 2018

Alireza Lorestani, Milad Abolhasani, and Mohammad Soleymani have joined our research group.

December 2017

Mohammad Farajollahi's MSc thesis cosupervised by Prof. Fotuhi and I, has received Iranian Society of Smart Grid 2015 Best MSc Thesis Award.

September 2017

Adel Heidari, Babak Taheri, and Ali Jalilian have joined our research group.

  • January 2017: I have been received IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 2016 outstanding reviewer award.

Publications

I have published 54 peer reviewed journal papers, 5 book chapters, and 39 conference papers. The details of the manuscripts are as follows:

  1. M. Farajollahi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Sectionalizing switch placement in distribution networks considering switch failure,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, early access.
  2. M. Izadi and A. Safdarian, “A MIP model for risk constrained switch placement in distribution networks,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, early access.
  3. A. Bashir, M. Pourakbari Kasmaei, A. Safdarian, M. Lehtonen, “Matching of local load with on-site PV production in a grid-connected residential building,” Energies, early access.
  4. M. N. Hasanzadeh, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Demand response as a complement for wind energy from system well-being viewpoint,” Scientia Iranica, early access.
  5. A. Safdarian, M. Ganjkhani, and S. Badakhshan “Water saving in electricity generation system: potential and cost,” Tabriz Journal of Electrical Engineering (TJEE), early access. (in Persian)
  6. M. Izadi and A. Safdarian, “Financial risk evaluation of RCS deployment in distribution systems,” IEEE Systems Journal, early access.
  7. M. Izadi and A. Safdarian, “Financial risk constrained remote controlled switch deployment in distribution networks,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, early access.
  8. M. Farajollahi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Simultaneous placement of fault indicator and sectionalizing switch in distribution networks,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, early access.
  9. S. Gharebaghi and A. Safdarian, “Voltage regulation in private environments: opportunity or threat,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, early access.
  10. M. Farajollahi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Optimal placement of sectionalizing switch considering switch malfunction probability,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, early access.
  11. M. R. Dorostkar-Ghamsari, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Lehtonen, A. Safdarian, and A. S. Hoshyarzadeh, “Stochastic operation framework for distribution networks hosting high wind penetrations,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, early access.
  12. M. Farajollahi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Deployment of fault indicator in distribution networks: A MIP-based approach,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, early access.
  13. A. Safdarian, M. Farajollahi, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Impacts of remote control switch malfunction on distribution system reliability,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2017.
  14. M. N. Hasanzadeh, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Wind energy penetration with load shifting from the system well-being viewpoint,” International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), 2017.
  15. M. N. Hasanzadeh, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Impacts of demand response from different sectors on generation system well-being,” Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology (JEET), 2017.
  16. F. Aminifar, A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Shahidehpour, “A multi-objective framework for enhancing the reliability and minimizing the cost of PMU deployment in power systems,” Scientia Iranica, 2016.
  17. M. Humayun, A. Safdarian, M. Ali, M. Z. Degefa, and M. Lehtonen, “Optimal capacity planning of substation transformers by demand response combined with network automation,” Electric Power Systems Research, 2016.
  18. M. Ali, M. Z. Degefa, M. Humayun, A. Safdarian, and M. Lehtonen, “Increased utilization of wind generation by coordinating the demand response and real-time thermal rating,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2016.
  19. A. Safdarian, M Ali, M Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M Lehtonen, “Domestic EWH and HVAC management in smart grids: Potential benefits and realization,” Electric Power Systems Research, 2016.
  20. M. Ali, J. Jokisalo, K. Siren, A. Safdarian, and M. Lehtonen, “A user-centric demand response framework for residential HVAC load management,” Electric Power Components and Systems, 2016.
  21. M. R. Dorostkar-Ghamsari, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Lehtonen, and A. Safdarian, “Value of distribution network reconfiguration in presence of renewable energy resources,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2016.
  22. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Lehtonen, “Optimal residential load management in smart grids: a decentralized framework,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2016.
  23. M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Safdarian, M. Moeini-Aghtaie, R. Ghorani, M. Rastegar, and H. Farzin, “Upcoming challenges of future electric power systems: sustainability and resiliency,” Scientia Iranica, 2016.
  24. M. Humayun, B. J. O. Sousa, A. Safdarian, M. Ali, M. Z. Degefa, M. Lehtonen, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Optimal capacity management of substation transformers over long-run,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2016.
  25. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Lehtonen, “Benefits of demand response on operation of distribution networks: A case study,” IEEE Systems Journal, 2016.
  26. M. Ali, A. Alahäivälä, F. Malik, M. Humayun, A. Safdarian, and M. Lehtonen, “A market-oriented hierarchical framework for residential demand response,” International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems (IJEPES), 2015.
  27. M. Dorostkar-Ghamsari, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, A. Safdarian, and M. Lehtonen, “Optimal distributed static series compensator placement for enhancing power system loadability and reliability,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 2015.
  28. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Lehtonen, and F. Aminifar, “Optimal electricity procurement in smart grids with autonomous distributed energy resources,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2015.
  29. A. Safdarian, M. Z. Degefa, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Lehtonen, "Benefits of real-time monitoring to distribution systems: dynamic thermal rating," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2015.
  30. M. Humayun, A. Safdarian, M. Z. Degefa, and M. Lehtonen, “Demand response for operational life extension and efficient capacity utilization of power transformers during contingencies,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2015.
  31. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “A novel efficient model for the power flow analysis of power systems,” Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (TJEECS), 2015.
  32. M. Humayun, M. Z. Degefa, A. Safdarian, and M. Lehtonen, “Utilization improvement of transformers using demand response,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 2015.
  33. O. Siirto, A. Safdarian, M. Lehtonen, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Optimal distribution network automation considering earth fault events,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2015.
  34. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Lehtonen, “A medium-term decision model for DisCos: forward contracting and TOU pricing,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2015.
  35. M. Ali, A. Alahäivälä, F. Malik, M. Humayun, A. Safdarian, and M. Lehtonen, “A market-oriented hierarchical framework for residential demand response,” International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems (IJEPES), 2015.
  36. M. Ali, A. Safdarian, and M. Lehtonen, “Risk-constrained framework for residential storage space heating load management,” Electric Power Systems Research, 2015.
  37. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Safdarian, A. Davoudi, and M. Shahidehpour, “Synchrophasor measurement technology in power ‎systems: panorama and state-of-the-art,” IEEE Access, 2015.
  38. A. Safdarian, M. Z. Degefa, M. Lehtonen, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Distribution network reliability improvements in presence of demand response,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 2014.
  39. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Lehtonen, “Integration of price-based demand response in DisCos’ short-term decision model,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2014.
  40. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Lehtonen, “A distributed algorithm for managing residential demand response in smart grids,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2014.
  41. M. Z. Degefa, M. Humayun, A. Safdarian, M. Koivisto, R. J. Millar, and M. Lehtonen, “Unlocking distribution network capacity through real-time thermal rating for high penetration of DGs,” Electric Power Systems Research, 2014.
  42. F. H. Malik, M. Lehtonen, E. Saarijärvi, and A. Safdarian, “A feasibility study of fast charging infrastructure for EVs on highways,” International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE), 2014.
  43. A. Nur Salim, M. Othman, M. S. Serwan, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Safdarian, and I. Musirin, “Determination of available transfer capability with implication of cascading collapse uncertainty,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 2014.
  44. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and M. Lehtonen, “A new formulation for power system reliability assessment with AC constraints,” International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems (IJEPES), 2014.
  45. A. Safdarian, M. Lehtonen, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and R. Billinton, “Customer interruption cost in smart grids,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2014.
  46. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Lehtonen, “Impacts of time-varying electricity rates on forward contract scheduling of DisCos,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 2014.
  47. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Safdarian, and M. Shahidehpour, “Observability of hybrid AC/DC power systems with variable-cost PMUs,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 2014.
  48. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Lehtonen, “A stochastic framework for short-term operation of a distribution company,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2013.
  49. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Optimal PMU placement based on probabilistic Cost/Benefit analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2013.
  50. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Composite power system adequacy assessment based on the post optimal analysis,” Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (TJEECS), 2013.
  51. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Compromising wind and solar energies from the power system adequacy viewpoint,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2012.
  52. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Shahidehpour, and A. Safdarian, “Impact of WAMS malfunction on power system reliability assessment,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2012.
  53. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “A non-iterative approach for AC state estimation using line flow based model,” International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems (IJEPES), 2012.
  54. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. J. Ghorbani, “A novel contingency analysis method based on post optimal analysis,” International Journal on Power System Optimization (IJPSO), 2010.
  1. A. Safdarian, “Coordinated Management of Residential Loads in Large Scale Systems,” Chapter 10 in the Edited Book “Sustainable Interdependent Networks: From Theory to Application”, Springer, 2018.
  2. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Lehtonen, “Demand Response from Residential Consumers: Potentials, Barriers, and Solutions,” Chapter 8 in the Edited Book “Handbook of Smart Grid and Their Communication Systems”, Springer, 2018.
  3. M. Izadi, M. Farajollahi, and A. Safdarian, “Switch Deployment in Distribution Networks,” Chapter 8 in the Edited Book “Electric Distribution Network Management and Control”, Springer, 2018.
  4. M. Moeini-Aghtaie, A. Safdarian, Z. Parvini, and F. Aramoun, “Optimal Stochastic Short-Term Scheduling of Renewable Energy Hubs Taking into Account the Uncertainties of the Renewable Sources,” Chapter 9 in the Edited Book “Operation, Planning and Analysis of Energy Storage Systems in Smart Energy Hubs”, Springer, 2018.
  5. M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Rastegar, A. Safdarian, and F. Aminifar, “Probabilistic Home Load Controlling Considering Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Uncertainties,” Chapter 8 in the Edited Book “Reliability Modeling and Analysis of Smart Power Systems”, Springer, 2014.
  1. S. Gharebaghi, M. Izadi, and A. Safdarian, “Optimal network configuration considering network losses and service reliability,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC 2017), Tehran, Iran.
  2. E. Nazerian, S. Gharebaghi, and A. Safdarian, “Optimal distribution network reconfiguration considering power quality issues,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC 2017), Tehran, Iran.
  3. S. Gharebaghi, S. H. Hosseini, M. Izadi, and A. Safdarian, “Impacts of bad data injection on power systems security: Intruder point of view,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC 2017), Tehran, Iran.
  4. M. Mousavi, A. M. Ranjbar, and A. Safdarian, “Optimal DG placement and sizing based on MICP in radial distribution networks,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC 2017), Tehran, Iran.
  5. M. Gholami, M. Moeini-Aghtaie, A. Safdarian, and A. Abbaspour Tehrani Fard, “Maintenance based distribution network expansion planning,” 25th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2017), Tehran, Iran.
  6. M. Izadi, S. H. Hosseini, M. Farajollahi, and A. Safdarian, “Bus measurements protection against bad data injection in electric power grids,” 25th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2017), Tehran, Iran.
  7. M. Kabirifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Centralized versus decentralized frameworks for residential demand response potentials coordination,” 1st International Conference on New Research Achievements in Electrical & Computer engineering 2016, Tehran, Iran.
  8. H. Marfou, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “A new approach for contingency analysis in large-scale composite systems,” 1st International Conference on New Research Achievements in Electrical & Computer engineering 2016, Tehran, Iran.
  9. M. Izadi, M. Farajollahi, A. Safdarian, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Optimal remote controlled switch placement in distribution networks considering fault location procedure,” 1st International Conference on New Research Achievements in Electrical & Computer engineering 2016, Tehran, Iran. (in Persian)
  10. Y. Gilasi, M Ehsan, and A. Safdarian, “Retailers optimal profit in electricity market considering risk index,” 1st International Conference on New Research Achievements in Electrical & Computer engineering 2016, Tehran, Iran. (in Persian)
  11. M. Seydali Seif Abad, M. R. Karimi Gharigh, A. Safdarian, and J. Nokhbeh Zaeem, “Optimal sizing of distributed energy storage with consideration of demand response in distribution systems,” 24th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2016), Shiraz, Iran.
  12. M. Izadi, M. Farajollahi, A. Safdarian, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “A multistage MILP-based model for integration of remote control switch into distribution networks,” International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2016), Beijing, China.
  13. M. R. Dorostkar-Ghamsari, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Safdarian, A. S. Hoshyarzade, and M. Lehtonen, “Improve capacity utilization of substation transformers via distribution network reconfiguration and load transfer,” 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC 2016), Florence, Italy.
  14. M. Farajollahi, S. H. Hosseini, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Bad data injection as a threat for power system security,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC 2015), Tehran, Iran.
  15. M. R. Karimi Gharigh, M. Seydali Seif Abad, J. Nokhbeh Zaeem, and A. Safdarian, “Optimal sizing of distributed energy storage in distribution systems,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC 2015), Tehran, Iran.
  16. M. Kabirifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Centralized framework to coordinate residential demand response potentials,” 2nd International Smart Grid Conference 2015 (ISGC 2015), Gwangju, Korea.
  17. M. Farrokhi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, S. Heidari, and A. Safdarian, “Reliability centered optimal allocation of interruptible load contracts in distribution systems,” 2nd International Smart Grid Conference 2015 (ISGC 2015), Gwangju, Korea.
  18. M. Ali, M. Humayun, M. Z. Degefa, A. Alahäivälä, M. Lehtonen, and A. Safdarian, “A framework for activating residential HVAC demand response for wind generation balancing,” IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, Asia (ISGT-Asia 2015), Bangkok, Thailand.
  19. M. Humayun, M. Ali, A. Safdarian, M. Z. Degefa, and M. Lehtonen, “Optimal use of demand response for lifesaving and efficient capacity utilization of power transformers during contingencies,” IEEE PES General Meeting (PESGM 2015), Denver, CO, USA.
  20. M. Farajollahi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Impact of erroneous measurements on power system real-time security analysis,” 23rd Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2015), Tehran, Iran.
  21. S. A. Tabatabaei Khorram, A. Abbaspour Tehrani Fard, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Optimal transmission switching as a remedial action to enhance composite system reliability,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC 2014), Tehran, Iran.
  22. M. Ali, A. Safdarian, and M. Lehtonen, “Demand response potential of residential HVAC loads considering users preferences,” 5th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, Europe (ISGT-Europe 2014), Istanbul, Turkey.
  23. Y. Tohidi, A. Safdarian, and M. Hesamzadeh, “An LFB-based algorithm for fast recovery of a power system from contingencies”, IEEE PES General Meeting (PESGM 2014), National Harbor, MD, USA.
  24. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Lehtonen, M. Aghazadeh, and A. Ozdemir, “A new approach for long-term electricity load forecasting”, 8th Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ELECO 2013), Bursa, Turkey.
  25. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, M. Lehtonen, and A. Ozdemir, “A new approach for AC state estimation based on a linear network model”, 8th Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ELECO 2013), Bursa, Turkey.
  26. M. Rastegar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Safdarian, “A novel method to assess distribution system reliability considering smart solar cell”, The 2nd Iranian Conference on Smart Grids (ICSG 2012), Tehran, Iran.
  27. A. Safdarian and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Post optimal analysis application on the reliability evaluation of the Iran power grid,” 11th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC 2012), Venice, Italy.
  28. M. Rastegar, A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Impacts of plug-in hybrid electric vehicle uncertainty and grid unavailability on home load management,” 11th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC 2012), Venice, Italy.
  29. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “A heuristic approach for transmission system reliability assessment in large power networks,” International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2012), Istanbul, Turkey.
  30. M. Rastegar, A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Probabilistic home load controlling considering plug-in hybrid electric vehicle uncertainties,” International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2012), Istanbul, Turkey.
  31. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. H. Sarparandeh, and M. Moeini-Aghtaie, “Composite generation and transmission system adequacy assessment using intelligent Monte Carlo simulation method,” 19th Iranian Conference of Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2011), Tehran, Iran.
  32. M. Rastegar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “A novel method to evaluate distribution system reliability considering solar cell in a smart grid,” 19th Iranian Conference of Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2011), Tehran, Iran.
  33. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, Y. Tohidi, and F. Aminifar, “A fast load shedding algorithm to relieve transmission system overloads,” 10th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC 2011), Rome, Italy.
  34. M. Rastegar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Distribution system reliability assessment considering smart solar cell,” 16th Electrical Power Distribution Networks Conference (EPDC 2011), Bandar Abbas, Iran.
  35. G. Karami, M. Parvania, Y. Tohidi, and A. Safdarian, “Bad parameter detection in state estimation considering WAMS measurements,” 16th International Power System Conference (PSC 2010), Tehran, Iran.
  36. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. H. Sarparandeh, and M. Moeini-Aghtaie, “Composite system reliability assessment using intelligent contingency selection,” Proceedings of the CIGRE Canada (2010), Vancouver, Canada.
  37. Y. Tohidi, A. Safdarian, and S. H. Hosseini, “Modified local load shedding to control transmission line overloads,” 18th Iranian Conference of Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2010), Isfahan, Iran.
  38. M. J. Ghorbani, M. Akhbari, and A. Safdarian, “Stator resistance estimation based on ALM for a direct torque controlled induction motor,” 18th Iranian Conference of Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2010), Isfahan, Iran.
  39. A. Safdarian and A. Mousavi, “Investigation on the factors affecting 2nd harmonic inrush current amplitude of transformers with modeling of hysteresis loop in MATLAB,” 11th Iranian Students Conference in Electrical Engineering (ISCEE 2008), Zanjan, Iran. (in Persian)

Teaching

Electric Energy System Analysis I

Electric Energy Conversion I and labs

Electric Engineering Fundamentals

Electrical Engineering Principles and labs

Electric Machines

Electric Energy Distribution Systems

Applications of Convex Optimization in Power System Studies

Modern Power Systems Operation

Engineering Ethics and Environment

Electric Energy System Analysis I: This is an introductory course in the field of power systems. The course covers an overview of power system modeling, load flow analysis, and economic dispatch studies.

Electric Energy Conversion I and labs: This course is intended to provide the theoretical background knowledge required to understand the design and functionality of single and three phase transformers and synchronous, asynchronous, and DC machines.

Electric Engineering Fundamentals: This course mainly focuses on the analysis of linear time invariant electrical circuits.

Electrical Engineering Principles and labs: In this course, undergraduate students will be introduced with the basic principles behind electrical engineering. An introduction to different subfields of electrical engineering is also covered in this course.

Electric Machines: This course discusses the principles and analysis of major classes of electric machines including asynchronous AC motors, synchronous AC generators, and DC machines.

Electric Energy Distribution Systems: This is an advanced course in electrical distribution systems with focus on assessment, planning, and operation of distribution systems.

Applications of Convex Optimization in Power System Studies: The course focuses on convex optimization, duality theory, and Karush-Kuhn-Tucker as well as some sample applications in emerging topics in power systems.

Modern Power Systems Operation: This is an advanced course that covers major operation and management issues in power systems. The course mainly focuses on economic dispatch, optimal power flow, and unit commitment studies, power system security, monitoring and control infrastructures, and state estimation analysis.

Engineering Ethics and Environment: This course is intended to introduce students to ethics of the future professions as well as to encourage them to apply ethical concepts in their professional lives. It also discusses the professional's duty to protect the environment.

Research group

Students

alireza lorestani

PHd Student

2018-Present
MSc: Amir Kabir University of Technology
BSc: Shahid Beheshti University

Students

Adel Heidari

MSc Student

2017-Present
BSc: Tabriz University

Students

ali jalilian

MSc Student

2017-Present
BSc: Sharif University of Technology

Students

babak taheri

MSc Student

2017-Present
BSc: Tabriz University

Students

milad abolhasani

MSc Student

2018-present
BSc: Esfahan University of Technology

Students

mohammad soleymani

MSc Student

2018-present
BSc: Shahid Beheshti University

Students

reza mahroo-bakhtiari

MSc Student

2016-present
BSc: Iran University of Science & Technology

Students

sina gharebaghi

MSc Student

2016-2018
BSc: Urmia University

Students

kaveh poursmail

MSc Student

2016-2018
BSc: Sharif University of Technology

Students

hamed taghipour

MSc Student

2016-2018
BSc: Shahid Beheshti University

Students

milad izadi

MSc Student

2015-2017
BSc: University of Kermanshah

Students

Mohammad farajollahi

MSc Student

2014-2016
BSc: University of Tehran

Students

milad kabirifar

MSc Student

2014-2016
BSc: Esfahan University of Technology