Publications
Results from NSMGNet will help shape and define Canada’s electricity networks.
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Journal papers
Project

Year

Citation

1.1  2016  M.B. Delghavi and A. Yazdani, “A simple passive voltagebalancing scheme for threephase induction generators interfaced with singlephase grids in micro hydroelectric systems,” Elsevier Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 74, pp. 4248, January 2016.

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2016  M.B. Delghavi, S. ShojaMajidabad, and A. Yazdani. “Fractionalorder slidingmode control of islanded distributed energy resource systems”. IEEE Trans. on Sustainable Energy D.O.I 10.1109/ TSTE.2016.2564105, May 2016.

1.1  2016  R. Perez, C. Silva, and A. Yazdani, “Control of an islanded powerelectronic converter as an oscillator”, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2016, Paper EC0688, 5 pages, accepted, May 2016.

1.1  2015  F. Bhuiyan, A. Yazdani, and S.L. Primak, “An optimal sizing approach for islanded microgrids,” IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 166175, 2015.

1.1  2014  O. Alizadeh and A. Yazdani, “A control strategy for power regulation in a directdrive WECS with flexible drivetrain,” IEEE Trans. on Sustainable Energy, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 11561165, Oct. 2014.

1.1  2013  A Haddadi, A Yazdani, G Joos, and B Boulet, “A control strategy for enhanced transient performance and stability of an islanded droopcontrolled active distribution network,” IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery, November 2013, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2013.2278376

1.1  2013  A. Haddadi, A. Yazdani, G. Joos, and B. Boulet, “A gainscheduled decoupling control strategy for enhanced transient performance and stability of an islanded active distribution network,” IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 560569, November 2013.

1.1  2013  F. A. Bhuiyan, A. Yazdani, and S.L. Primak “Modeling, simulation, and performance analysis of power management strategies for an islanded microgrid”, International Journal of Energy Science, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 383394, December 2013.

1.1  2013  M.A. Zamani, T.S. Sidhu and A. Yazdani, “a communicationbased strategy for protection of microgrids with looped configuration”, Electric Power Systems Research Journal, 104 pp. 5261, Jun. 2013.

1.1  2013  M.A. Zamani, T.S. Sidhu and A. Yazdani, “Investigations into the control and protection of an existing distribution network to operate as a microgrid: a case study”, IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, June 2013, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2013.2267695

1.1  2012  M.A. Zamani, A. Yazdani and T. S. Sidhu, “A communicationassisted protection strategy for inverterbased mediumvoltage microgrids,” IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 20882099, December 2012.

1.1  2012  M.A. Zamani, A. Yazdani and T. S. Sidhu, “A control strategy for enhanced operation of inverterbased microgrids under transient disturbances and network faults,” IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 17371747, October 2012.

1.2  2016  A. Deihimi, B. Zahed, R. Iravani, “An interactive operation management of microgrid with multiple distributed generation units using multiobjective uniform watercycle algorithm”, Energy, 106, 3, pp. 482509, 2016.

1.2  2016  A. Khorsandi, M. Ashourloo, H. Mokhtari, Reza Iravani, “An automatic droop control for a low voltage microgrid”, IET on Generation, Transmission & Distribution. January 2016, DOI: 10.1049/ietgtd.2014.1228

1.2  2016  K. Kobravi, A. Etemdai, R. Iravani, “Generalized modulation strategy for multiphase to multiphase matrix converter – part i: mathematical formulation”, accepted for publication in the IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, 2016.

1.2  2016  K. Kobravi, A. Etemdai, R. Iravani, “Generalized modulation strategy for multiphase to multitiphase matrix converter – part ii: performance evaluation and verification”, accepted for publication in the IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, 2016.

1.2  2015  C. Marnay, B. Kroposki, M. Mao, H. Xu, A. Chong, S. Chong, R. Hara, T. Ise, R. Iravani, M. Albu, N. Hatziargyrious, T. Funabashi, J. Reilly, J. Driesen, G. Jimenez, X. Vallve, “The Tianjin 2014 Symposium on microgrids”, Invited paper, IEEE Electrification Magazine, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 7985, March 2015.

1.2  2014  Ajaei, F.B. and R. Iravani, “Enhanced equivalent model of the modular multilevel converter,” IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2013.2294651, January 2014.

1.2  2013  A. MehriziSani, R. Iravani, “Constrained potential functionbased control of microgrids for improved dynamic performance”, special issue of Trans. on Smart Grid on Microgrids, November 2013, DOI: 10.1109/PESMG.2013.6672070.

1.2  2013  A. Tabesh, A. Saadatpoor, R. Iravani, “Space vector slopebased method for fast locating of switched capacitor in power systems”, IET Gen. Trans. And Distribution, March 2013, DOI: 10.1049/ietgtd.2011.0763

1.2  2013  Etemadi, A. and R. Iravani, “Overcurrent and overload protection of voltagesourced distributed resources in microgrid,” IEEE Trans. on Industry Application, vol. 60, no. 12, pp. 56295638, December 2013.

1.2  2013  M. Davarpanah, M. SanayePasand, R. Iravani, “Performance enhancement of the transformer restricted earth fault relay”, IEEE Trans. PWRD, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 467474, January 2013.

1.2  2012  A. Etemadi, E. Davison, R. Iravani, “A decentralized robust control strategy for a MultiDG Microgrids – Part II – PERFORMANCE EVALUATION”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol 26, no 4, 1854 – 1861, 2012.

1.2  2012  A. MehriziSani, R. Iravani, “Constraint potential functionbased control of microgrid” IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 18851892, December 2012.

1.2  2012  A. MehriziSani, R. Iravani, “Online set point modulation to enhance microgrid dynamic response”, IEEE Trans. PWRS, vol. 27, no.4, pp. 21672174, November 2012.

1.2  2012  A. MehriziSani, R. Iravani, “Online setpoint adjustment for trajectory shaping in microgrid applications” IEEE Trans. on PWRD, Vol. 27, no.1, pp. 216223, February 2012.

1.2  2012  Etemadi, E. Davison, R. Iravani, “A decentralized control strategy for multiDER microgrids – Part 1 – fundamental concepts”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol 27, no. 4, pp 1843 – 1853, 2012.

1.2  2012  J. Bloemink, R. Iravani, “Control of multiple source microgrid with builtin islanding detection and current limiting”, IEEE Trans. PWRD, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 21122122, October 2012.

1.2  2012  K. Kobravi, R. Iravani, H. Kojori, “3leg/4leg matrix converters generalized modulation strategy – Part I – A new formulation”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, February 2012, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2012.2188260

1.2  2012  K. Kobravi, R. Iravani, H. Kojori, “3leg/4leg matrix converters generalized modulation strategy – Part II – Implementation and verification”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, February 2012, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2012.2188261

1.2  2012  M. Matar, H. Karimi, E. Etemadi, R. Iravani, “A high performance realtime simulator for controllers hardwareintheloop testing”, Special Issue of Energies, Vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 17131733, June 2012.

1.2  2012  M.Z. Kamh, R. Iravani, “A sequence framebased distributed slack bus model for energy management of distribution networks“, IEEE Trans. Smart Grid vol. 3, no.2, pp. 828836, June 2012.

1.3  2014  Grilo, A.P., P. Gao, W. Xu, and M. C. de Almeida, “Load monitoring using distributed voltage sensors and current estimation algorithms,” IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1920–1928, July 2014.

1.3  2014  R. Torquato, Q. Shi, W. Xu and W. Freitas, “A Monte Carlo simulation platform for studying low voltage residential networks”, IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, vol.5, no.6, pp. 27662776, November 2014

1.3  2013  H. Yazdanpanahi, W. Xu, and Y. Li, “A novel fault current control scheme to reduce synchronous DG’s impact on protection coordination,” IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 542552, July 2013

1.3  2012  S. Lin, D. Salles, W. Freitas, and W. Xu, “An intelligent control strategy for power factor compensation on distorted low voltage power systems,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, July 2012, DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2012.2201756.

1.3  2012  H. Yazdanpanahi, Y. Li, W. Xu, “A new control strategy to mitigate the impact of inverterbased dgs on protection system”, IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, July 2012, DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2012.2184309.

1.4  2015  M. Ross, C. Abbey, F. Bouffard and G. Joós, “Multiobjective optimization dispatch for micro grids with a high penetration of renewable generation,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy,, vol.6, no.4, pp.13061314, October 2015.

1.4  2014  A. Etemadi, E.J. Davison, R. Iravani, “A generalized decentralized robust control of islanded microgrids”, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 31023113, Nov 2014.

1.4  2014  Haddadi, A., B. Boulet, A. Yazdani, G. Joos, “A µbased approach to smallsignal stability analysis of an interconnected distributed energy resource unit and load,” IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, December 2014, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2014.2380788

1.4  2011  M. Ross, R. Hidalgo, C. Abbey, G. Joós, “Energy storage system scheduling for an isolated microgrid,” Renewable Power Generation, IET , vol.5, no.2, pp.117123, March 2011.

2.1  2016  M. Quashie, F. Bouffard, G. Joos “Optimal planning of advanced microgrids with an energy management system”. IEEE trans. In Sustainable Energy, July 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TDC.2016.7519988

2.2  2015  R. Iravani as one the CIGRE WG C622, “Microgrid engineering, economics and experience – microgrid roadmap”, Electra, 281, 8, pp:2933, 082015.

2.2  2014  R. Iravani as a member of CIGRE TFC6.04.02, “Benchmark systems for network integration of renewables and distributed energy resources,” Electra, no. 273, pp.8489, April 2014 CIGRE Report 575, 101 pages, ISBN:9782858732708, April 2014.

2.2  2013  Mao, A. and R. Iravani, “Trendoriented power system security analysis based on loadgeneration profile,” IEEE Transactions on Power System, vol. 3, no. 29, pp. 12791286, November 2013.

2.2  2013  F. BadrkhaniAjaei, S. Farhangi, R. Iravani, “Fault current interruption by Dynamic Voltage restorer”, IEEE Trans. PWRD, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 903910, April 2013.

2.3  2016  A. Mossadegh, C. Canizares, K. Bhattacharya and H. Fan, “Distributed computing architecture for optimal control of distribution feeders with smart loads”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. January 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2016.2614388

2.3  2015  B. Solanki, A. Raghurajan, K. Bhattacharya and C. Canizares, “Including smart loads for optimal demand response in integrated energy management systems for isolated microgrids”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, December 2015, DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2015.2506152

2.3  2015  M. Farrokhabadi, C. Canizares and K. Bhattacharya, “Frequency control in isolated/islanded microgrids through voltage regulation”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, October 2015, DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2015.2479576

2.3  2014  NasrAzadani, E., C. Cañizares, D. Olivares and K. Bhattacharya, “Stability analysis of unbalanced distribution systems with synchronous Machine and DFIGbased distributed generators,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 5, no. 5., pp. 2326 – 2338, July 2014.

2.3  2014  M. Pirnia, C. Cañizares, K. Bhattacharya and A. Vaccaro, “A novel affine arithmetic method to solve optimal power flow problems with uncertainties”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol.29, Issue 6, Nov 2014, pp.27752783.

2.3  2013  Pirnia, M., C. Cañizares and K. Bhattacharya, “Revisiting the power flow problem based on a mixed complementarity formulation approach,” IET Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution, vol.7, no. 11, pp.11941201, November 2013.

3.1  2016  S. Ghazanfari Rad and F. Labeau, “Formulation and analysis of LMS adaptive networks for distributed estimation in the presence of transmission errors”, IEEE Journal on Internet of Things, Vol. 3, No. 2, March 2016, pp. 146160.

3.1  2016  H. Mahboubi, M. Vaezi and F. Labeau, “mobile sensors deployment subject to location estimation error”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, March 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2016.2537403

3.1  2016  M. Alam and F. Labeau, “Performance analysis of cooperative relaying over bursty impulsive noise channel”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, June 2016, DOI; 10.1109/TCOMM. 2016.2574847.

3.1  2015  S. Ghazanfari Rad and F. Labeau, “Formulation and analysis of lms adaptive networks for distributed estimation in the presence of transmission errors”, IEEE Journal on Internet of Things, December 2015, DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2015.2451220

3.2  2015  S. P. Herath, Nghi H. Tran, Tho LeNgoc, “Optimal signalling scheme and capacity limit of plc under bernoulli gaussian impulsive noise”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 30, No.1, pp. 97105, February 2015.

3.2  2015  H.V. Vu, N.H. Tran, M.C. Gursoyz, T. LeNgoc, S. I. Hariharan, “Capacityachieving input distributions of additive quadrature gaussianmixture noise channels,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 63, No. 10, October 2015, pp. 36073620

3.2  2014  Ghosh, S. T.N. Tran and T. LeNgoc, “DualLayer EBG Based miniaturized multielement antenna for MIMO systems,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation, vol. 62, no. 8, pp. 39853997, August 2014.

3.2  2013  Q.D. Ho, Y. Gao, G.Rajalingham and T. LeNgoc, “Geographicbased Routing in Smart Grid’s Neighbor Area Networks”, REV Journal on Electronics and Communications (REVJEC), vol. 3, no. 34, July December 2013, pp. 110115.

3.2  2013  Q.D. Ho, Y. Gao, T. LeNgoc, “Challenges and research opportunities in wireless communications networks for smart grid”, IEEE Wireless Communications, June 2013, pp.8995.

3.3  2015  S. A. Saleh, A. S. Aljankawey, R. Meng, J. Meng, C. P. Diduch, and L. Chang, “Impacts of grounding configurations on responses of ground protective relays for DFIGbased WECSsPart I: solid ground faults”, IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, January 2015, DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2014.2387479.

3.3  2015  S. A. Saleh, A. S. Aljankawey, R. Meng, J. Meng, C. P. Diduch, and L. Chang, “Impacts of Grounding Configurations on Responses of Ground Protective Relays for DFIGBased WECSsPart II: HighImpedance Ground Faults”, IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, June 2015, DOI: 10.1109/ICPS.2015.7266436

3.3  2014  J. Jia, J. Meng, “A dual protection scheme for impulsive noise suppression in OFDM Systems”, Elsevier AEU International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 68, pp. 5158, Jan 2014.

3.3  2014  S. A. Saleh, A. S. Aljankawey, R. Meng, J. Meng, C. P. Diduch, and L. Chang, “Antiislanding protection based on signatures extracted from the instantaneous apparent power”, IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 11, pp. 58725891, 2014.

3.3  2014  Jia, J. and J. Meng, “A dual protection scheme for impulsive noise suppression in OFDM systems,” AEU International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 68, pp. 5158, January 2014.

3.4  2017  M. Manbachi, H. Farhangi, A. Palizban, and S. Arzanpour “Smart grid adaptive energy conservation and optimization: challenges for sustainable future grids,” Sustainable Cities and Society, vol 28, 242255, January 2017.

3.4  2016  M. Manbachi, H. Farhangi, A. Palizban, and S. Arzanpour “Maintenance scheduling of voltvar control assets in smart distribution networks using advanced metering infrastructure,” Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 39, no.1, pp. 2633, Jan. 2016.

3.4  2016  M. Manbachi, H. Farhangi, A. Palizban, and S. Arzanpour “A novel VoltVAR Optimization engine for smart distribution networks utilizing Vehicle to Grid dispatch,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 74, pp. 238251, January 2016.

3.4  2016  M. Manbachi, A. Sadu, H. Farhangi, A. Monti, A. Palizban, F. Ponci, and S. Arzanpour “Impact of EV penetration on Volt–VAR optimization of distribution networks using realtime cosimulation monitoring platform,” Applied Energy Journal, vol. 169, pp. 2839, May 2016.

3.4  2016  M. Manbachi, H. Farhangi, A. Palizban, and S. Arzanpour “Smart grid adaptive energy conservation and optimization engine utilizing Particle Swarm Optimization and Fuzzification,” Applied Energy Journal, vol. 174, pp. 6979, July 2016.

3.4  2016  M. Manbachi, A. Sadu, H. Farhangi, A. Monti, A. Palizban, F. Ponci, and S. Arzanpour “Real time cosimulation platform for smart grid VoltVAR Optimization using IEC61850,” Accepted in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, May 2016.

3.4  2015  M. Manbachi, H. Farhangi, A. Palizban, and S. Arzanpour “Quasi realtime ZIP load modeling for Conservation Voltage Reduction of smart distribution networks using disaggregated AMI data,” Sustainable Cities and Society Journal, vol. 19, pp. 110, Dec. 2015.

3.4  2014  M. Manbachi, M. Nasri, B. Shahabi, H. Frahangi, A. Palizban, S. Arzanpour, M. Moallem, and D. C. Lee “Realtime adaptive VVO/CVR topology using multiagent system and IEC 61850based communication protocol,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 587597, March 2014.

3.4  2013  M. Manbachi, M. Nasri, B. Shahabi, H. Farhangi, A. Palizban, S. Arzanpour, M. Moallem and D. C. Lee, “RealTime Adaptive VVO/CVR Topology Using Multi Agent System and IEC 61850Based Communication Protocol”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, October 2013, DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2013.2278540. 
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