aminifar's picture

Farrokh Aminifar

Assistant Professor
Phone.Number: 88011247
Email: faminifar [AT] ut.ac.ir






Current Affiliations and Positions

  • Head, Power Engineering Department, University of Tehran, Iran

 

  • Assistant Professor, University of Tehran, Iran

  • Senior Research Associate, Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

Research Interests

  • Smart Grid Applications to Wide Area Monitoring, Protection, And Control (WAMPAC)
  • Microgrid Design and Operation
  • Reliability and Resilience Assessment of Power Systems
  • Power System Operation and Optimization
  • Renewable-Integrated Electric Power Systems 

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2010-2011

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2007-2010
  • M.S. (Hon.), Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2005-2007
  • B.S. (Hon.), Electrical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2001-2005

Visiting Positions

  • Research Scholar, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, 2011-2012

  • Research Associate, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Illinois Inistitue of Technology, Chicago, IL, 2009-2010

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Young Scientist in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iran National Academy of Science, 2017

 

  • Publication of the Most Popular Article of IEEE Electrification Magazine for “Frontlines Against the Darkness”, Recorded in May 2016 

 

  • Exceptional Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 2015

  • Young Investigator Award, IEEE Iran Section, 2015

 

  • Elevated to the grade of IEEE Senior member, 2015
  • IEEE/PSO Transactions Prize Paper Award  for the Publication “Optimal PMU Placement Based on Probabilistic Cost/Benefit Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 28, No. 1, Feb. 2013”, 2013

 

  • Career Award, Iran Elites National Foundation, 2013
  • Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, IEEE Iran Section, 2011

  • Honor Student, Ph.D. Degree in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2010
  • Elected as a Member of Iran Elites National Foundation, 2008-Present
  • Honor Student, M.S. Degree in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2007
  • Best Paper Award, Conference on Restructured Power Systems (CRPS), Tehran, Iran, October 2007
  • Ranked 5th  in the M.S. University Entrance Examination of Iran, 2005
  • Honor Student, B.S. Degree in Power Engineering Group, Electrical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2005

Editorial Board Memberships

  • Editor, Cogent Engineering Journal, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016-present

 

  • Guest Editor-In-Chief, Special Issue on Emerging Optimization Techniques in Renewable Energy System Planning, Design, Operation, and Control, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2016

 

  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, book entitled “Security Solutions and Applied Cryptography in Smart Grid Communications,” IGI Global Publication, USA, 2015-2016

 

  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2015-present

 

  • Editor, IEEE Power Engineering Letters, 2015-present

 

  • Associate Editor, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2015-present
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Power Grid Resilience, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2015
  • Guest Editor-in-Chief, Special Issue on Monitoring, Visualization, and State Estimation of Distribution Systems, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2014
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Smart DC Distribution Systems, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2013

 

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Microgrids, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2011

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Governing Board Member, Center of Cyber-Physical Systems, University of Tehran, 2017-presen

 

  • Board Member, Center of Excellence for Microgrids and Smart Grids, University of Kurdistan, 2017-present

 

  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Iran Society of Smart Grid, 2017-preesent

 

  • Member, Terminology Working Group, Iranian Society of Smart Grid, 2016-present

 

  • Proctor, IEEEXtreme 10.0 Competition, University of Tehran, 2016

 

  • Senior Member, IEEE, 2015-present (Member’ 2011, Student Member’ 2007)

 

  • Member, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2007-present

 

  • Member, Iran Society of Engineering Education, 2015-present

 

  • Committee Member and Secretariat, Promotion Committee, IEEE Iran Section, 2015-present

 

  • Committee Member, Steering Committee for Roadmap Development of Iran Power Grid Reliability, Niroo Research Institute, 2015-present

 

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Province of Tehran, Iran, 2012-present

 

  • Committee Member, Transmission Security (TS) Subcommittee,  Power System Operation (PSO) Committee, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2011-present

 

  • Committee Member, Reliability, Risk, and Probability Applications (RRPA) Subcommittee, Power System Analysis, Computing and Economics (PSACE) Committee, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2011-present 

Conference Activities

  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Energy Engineering and Environmental Protection(EEEP2017, Sanya, China, November 2017

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, Recent Developments in Control, Automation and Power Engineering (RDCAPE 2017), Noida (UP) India, October 2017

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Energy & Environment Summit - 2017, Dubai, UAE, March 2017

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, The 1st EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Assisted Internet of Things, Saulte Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, July 2017

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Computer Science and Communication Technology (CSCT2016), Beijing, China, December 2016

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Optimization Technologies and Applications (MSOTA2016), Xiamen, China, December 2016

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Environment, Civil, and Transportation Engineering (ECTE), Phuket, Thailand, August 2016

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm’16): Control and Operation for Smart Grids, Microgrids and Distributed Resources, Sydney, Australia, 2016

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, 2016 International Conference on Energy, Power and Electrical Engineering (EPEE2016), Bangkok, Thailand, October 2016

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, 2016 International Conference on Mechanical, Electronic and Information Technology (MEIT2016), Phuket, Thailand, August 2016

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, 1st EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies (SmartGIFT-2016), Liverpool, England, UK, May 2016

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Power System Analysis, Control, and Optimization (ICPSACO-2015), AP, India, 2016

 

  • Executive and Technical Committee Member, 10th Power System Protection and Control Conference (PSPC 201f), Tehran, Iran 2016

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member and Track Chair, 24th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2016), Shiraz, Iran 2016

 

  • Technical Committee Member and Track Chair, Power Industry Automation Congress, Tabriz, Iran, 2016

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference, London, Ontario, Canada, 2015

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm’15): Architectures, Control and Operation for Smart Grids and Microgrids Symposium, Miami, FL, 2015

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Power System Analysis, Control, and Optimization (ICPSACO-2015), AP, India, 2015

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member and Track Chair, 23rd Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2015), Tehran, Iran 2015

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member and Track Chair, Recent Developments in Control, Automation and Power Engineering, India, 2015

 

  • Technical Committee Member, Power Industry Automation Congress, Shiraz, Iran, 2014

 

  • Technical Committee Member, Smart Grid Conference, Iran Niroo Research Institute, Tehran, Iran, 2014

 

  • Technical Program Committee Member, Recent Developments in Control, Automation and Power Engineering, India, 2015

 

  • Program Committee Member, International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security, Cyprus, 2014

  • Technical Committee Member, Power Engineering and Automation Conference, China, 2014

  • Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE SmartGridComm’14 Symposium - Architecture and Control, Italy, 2014

​​​

  • Technical Committee Member, International Conference on Environmental Protection and Sustainable Ecological Development, China, 2014

 

  • Technical Committee Member, Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and the New Energy Economy, Chicago, 2014

 

  • Technical Committee Member, Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and the New Energy Economy, Chicago, 2013

 

  • Technical Committee Member, 3rd international Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications, and Networks (CECNet 2013), China, 2013

  • Technical Committee Chairman, Smart Grid Conference, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2010

Invited Presentations

  • “The Role of Smart Microgrids in Promoting the Resilience of Electricity Networks,” Iran National Academy of Science, Tehran, Iran, 2017

 

  • “An Introduction to Power System Resilience,” Niroo Research Institute, Tehran, Iran, 2016

 

  • “How Smart Are We in Electricity Networks?,” Cyber Physical Systems Summer School, Tehran, Iran, 2016

 

  • “Complex Smart Grids in Simple Words,” University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2016

 

  • “Software Aspects of the Smart Grid and Smart Home,” University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2016

 

  • “Synchrophasor Measurement Technology and Its Applications,” The 4th International Congress on Electric Industry Automation (ICEIA 2016), Tabriz, Iran, 2016

 

  • “Synchrophasor Measurement Technology Across the World,” 10th Power System Protection and Control Conference, Tehran, Iran, 2016

 

  • “Microgrid Design and Implementation,” Sarcheshme Copper Complex, Kerman, Iran, 2015

 

  • “Synchrophasor Measurement and Application in Iran Grid Management Company,” Iran Grid Management Company, Tehran, Iran, 2014

  • “Wide-Area Measurement Systems: From Structure to Applications,” Kerman Tablo Corp., Kerman, Iran, 2014

  • “Visions of the Smart Electricity Grid in Iran,” Kerman Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, & Agriculture, Kerman, Iran, 2014

  • “Smart Grid: A Novel Paradigm for Future Power Networks,” Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, 2013

  • “Modern Electricity Grids,” School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2012

  • “Reliability Assessment of Composite Power Systems Excluding and Including the Impact of Station-Originated Failures,” Isfehan Regional Electric Company, Isfehan, Iran, 2012

  • “Reliability Worth: Assessing Interruption Cost of the Electricity,” Isfehan Regional Electric Company, Isfehan, Iran, 2011

  • “PMU Development and Applications of Wide-Area Measurement System,” Yazd Regional Electric Company, Yazd, Iran, 2011

  • “Synchrophasor Measurement and its Applications in Electric Power Systems,” Iran Grid Management Corporation (IGMC), Tehran, Iran, 2010-present (regular presentations)

  • “Application of Synchronized Phasors in Electric Power Systems,” ENVA Power Company, Boston, MA, 2009

  • “Probabilistic Evaluation and Planning of Wide-Area Measurement Systems,” Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, 2009​

Publications

 

Book 

  1. F. Aminifar (Editor), “Smart Transmission Grids,” Iran Grid Management Corp., Tehran, Iran, 2016 [in Persian]

 

Book Chapter

  1. 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

​​Technical Report

  1. M. Shahidehpour, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Power System Security,” Sharif University of Technology, 2008

 

Journal Papers

  1. Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, and F. Aminifar, “Cyber Security in Distributed Power Systems,” Proceeding of the IEEE, to appear

  2. S. Teimourzadeh, F. Aminifar, and M. Davarpanah, “Microgrid Dynamic Security: Challenges, Solutions, and Key Considerations,” Electricity Journal, to appear

  3. Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, and F. Aminifar, “Networked Microgrids for Enhancing the Power System Resilience,” Proceeding of the IEEE, to appear

  4. M. Doostizadeh, F. Aminifar, and H. Lesani, “Coordinated multi-area energy and regulation joint dispatch under wind power uncertainty,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, to appear

  5. T. Shekari, S. Golshannavaz, and F. Aminifar, “Techno-Economical Collaboration of PEV Fleets in Energy Management of Microgrids,” IEEE Transactions on Power System, to appear

  6. M. Rahimi, B. Soleymani, F. Aminifar, and A. Gholami, “A New Methodology for Circuit Analysis with Reverse Analysis Capability,” Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 1-24, 2017

  7. S. Teimourzadeh, M. Davarpanah, F. Aminifar, and M. Shahidehpour, “An Adaptive Auto-Reclose Scheme to Preserve Transient Stability of Microgrids,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, to appear

  8. A. Gholami, T. Shekari, F. Aminifar, and M. Shahidehpour, “Microgrid Scheduling With Uncertainty: The Quest for Resilience,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, to appear

  9. S. Teimourzadeh, F. Aminifar and M. Sanaye-Pasand, “Inter-Area Oscillation Damping: A Fuzzy Logic based Wide-Area Load Shedding\Generation Rejection Scheme,” Tabriz Journal of Electrical Engineering, to appear [in Persian]
  10. M. Doostizadeh, F. Aminifar, H. Ghasemi, and H. Lesani, “Energy and Reserve Scheduling under Wind Power Uncertainty: An Adjustable Interval Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, to appear

  11. 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, to appear

  12. S. Nourollah, A. Pirayesh, and F. Aminifar, “A Combinational Scheme for Voltage and Frequency Recovery in an Islanded Distribution System,” IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Vol. 10, No. 12, pp. 2899-2906, 2016

  13. A. Torkashvand, H. Ghasemi, and F. Aminifar, “Parameters Estimation of Classical Model of Synchronous Generator using PMU data,” Journal of Iranian Association on Electrical, Electronic Engineering, to appear [in Persian]
  14. S. Teimourzadeh, F. Aminifar, M. Davarpanah, and J. M. Guerrero, “Macro Protections for Micro Grids,” IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 6-18, September 2016
  15. J. Jedrzejczak, G. J. Anders, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, H. Farzin, and F. Aminifar, “Reliability Assessment of Protective Relays in Harmonic Polluted Power Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, to appear
  16. T. Shekari, A. Gholami, F. Aminifar, and M. Sanaye-Pasand,  “An Adaptive Wide-Area Load Shedding Scheme Incorporating Power System Real-Time Limitations,” IEEE Systems Journal, to appear

  17. M. Doostizadeh, F. Aminifar, H. Lesani, and H. Ghasemi, “Multi-Area Market Clearing in Wind-Integrated Interconnected Power Systems: A Fast Parallel Decentralized Method,” Journal of Energy Conversion and Management, to appear

  18. S. S. Mousavi-Seyedi, F. Aminifar, and S. Afsharnia,  “Application of WAMS and SCADA Data to Online Modeling of Series-Compensated Transmission Lines,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, to appear

  19. H. Yousefi, M. Mirzaie, F. Aminifar, “Reliability Assessment of HV Substations Equipped with Fault Current Limiter Considering Changes of Failure Rate of Components,” IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, to appear

  20. T. Shekari, F. Aminifar, and M. Sanaye-Pasand,  “An Analytical Adaptive Load Shedding Scheme against Severe Combinational Disturbances,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, to appear

  21. A. Gholami, F. Aminifar, and M. Shahidehpour, “Front Lines against the Darkness,” IEEE Electrification Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 18-24, March 2016

  22. A. Gholami and F. Aminifar,  “A Hierarchical Response-based Approach to the Load Restoration Problem,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, to appear

  23. S. Teimourzadeh and F. Aminifar, “MILP Formulation for Transmission Expansion Planning with Short-Circuit Level Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Power System, to appear

  24. E. Enferad, D. Nazarpour, S. Golshannavaz, and F. Aminifar, “Direct Drive Surge Wave Energy Converter with Grid Integration Functionality,” International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, to appear

  25. F. Aminifar, S. Meliopoulos, M. Baran, J. Romero-Agüero, A. Pahwa, S. Grijalva, V. Madani, and J. Giri, “Guest Editorial: Special Section on Monitoring, Visualization, and State Estimation for Distribution Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 1999-2001, July 2015

  26. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Safdarian, A. Davoudi, M. Shahidehpour, “Synchrophasor Measurement Technology in Power ‎Systems: Panorama and State-of-the-Art,” IEEE Access, Vol. 2, pp. 1607-1628, Jan. 2015

  27. J. Zare, F. Aminifar, and M. Sanaye-Pasand, “Communication-Constrained Regionalization of Power Systems for Synchrophasor based Wide-Area Backup ‎Protection Scheme,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid,Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 1530-1538, 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, to appear

  29. M. R. 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 Proceeding on Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Vol. 9, No. 11, pp. 1043-1050, 2015

  30. J. Zare, F. Aminifar, and M. Sanaye-Pasand, “Synchrophasor-Based Wide-Area Backup Protection Scheme with Data Requirement Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery,Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 1410-1419, 2015 

  31. S. S. Mousavi-Seyedi, F. Aminifar, and S. Afsharnia, “Parameter Estimation of Multi-Terminal Transmission ‎Lines Using Joint PMU and SCADA Data,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery,Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 1077-1085, 2015 

  32. R. Das, V. Madani, F. Aminifar, J. McDonald, S.S. Venkata, D. Novosel, A. Bose, and M. Shahidehpour, “Distribution Automation Strategies: Evolution of Technologies and the Business Case,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 2166-2175, July 2015

  33. V. Madani, R. Das, F. Aminifar, J. McDonald, S.S. Venkata, D. Novosel, A. Bose, and M. Shahidehpour, “Distribution Automation Strategies: Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing Landscape,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 2157-2165, July 2015

  34. J. M. Guerrero, F. Aminifar, A. Davoudi, J. Jatskevich, and H. Kakigano, “Guest Editorial Special Section on Smart Distribution Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 2473-2475, September 2014

  35. E. Khalilzadeh, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and A. Ghaedi, “Reliability Modeling of Run-Of the-River Power Plants in Power System Adequacy Studies,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 1278-1286, 2014

  36. S. Golshannavaz, S. Afsharnia, and F. Aminifar, “Smart distribution Grid: Optimal Day-Ahead Scheduling with Reconfigurable Topology,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 2402-2411, September 2014

  37. A. Hajnorouzi, F. Aminifar, and H. Ayoubzadeh, “Generating Unit Model Validation and Calibration through Synchrophasor Measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 441-449, 2015

  38. M. Mokhtari and F. Aminifar, "Toward Wide-Area Oscillation Control Through Doubly-Fed Induction Generator Wind Farms," IEEE Transactions on Power System, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 2985-2992, 2014

  39. S. Golshannavaz, F. Aminifar, and D. Nazarpour, “Application of UPFC to Enhancing Oscillatory Response of Series-Compensated Wind Farm Integrations,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 1961-1968, July 2014

  40. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and M. Lehtone, “A New Formulation for Power System Reliability Assessment with AC Constraints, ” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 56, pp. 298-306, March 2014

  41. Y. Tohidi, F. Aminifar, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Generation Expansion and Retirement Planning Based on the Stochastic Programming, ” Electric Power System Research, Vol. 104, pp. 138-145, Nov. 2013

  42. F. Aminifar, M. Shahidehpour, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad,  and S. Kamalinia,  “Power System Dynamic State Estimation with Synchronized Phasor Measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 352-363, Feb. 2014

  43. 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, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 345-352, Feb. 2014

  44. M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and A. Shahzadeh, “Reliability-based Maintenance Scheduling of Generating Units in Restructured Power Systems,” Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 1147-1158, 2014

  45. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “A Novel Efficient Model for Power Flow Analysis of Power Systems,” Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 52-66, January 2015

  46. P. Dehghanian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and R. Billinton, “A Comprehensive Scheme for Reliability Centered Maintenance in Power Distributions - Part II: Numerical Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 771-778, April 2013

  47. P. Dehghanian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and R. Billinton, “A Comprehensive Scheme for Reliability Centered Maintenance in Power Distributions - Part I: Methodology,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 761-770, April 2013

  48. M. Mokhtari, F. Aminifar, D., Nazarpour, and S. Golshannavaz, “Wide-Area Power Oscillation Damping with a Fuzzy Controller Compensating the Continuous Communication Delays,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 1997-2005, May 2013

  49. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “Optimal PMU Placement based on Probabilistic Cost/Benefit Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 566-567, February 2013

  50. M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, R. Iravani, F. Aminifar, H. Hatziargyriou, and M. Lehtonen, “Guest Editorial Special Section on Microgrids,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 1857-1859, December 2012

  51. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “A Non-iterative Approach for AC State Estimation Using Line Flow Based Method,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 1413-1420, December 2012

  52. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Compromising Wind and Solar Energies from the Power System Adequacy Viewpoint,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 2368-2376, November 2012

  53. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Shahidehpour, and A. Safdarian, “Impact of WAMS Malfunction on Power System Reliability Assessment,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 1302-1309, September 2012

  54. M. Aien, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Probabilistic Load Flow in Correlated Uncertain Environment Using Unscented Transformation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 2233-2241, November 2012

  55. H. Shaker-Ardekani, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Fuzzy Dynamic Thermal Rating of Transmission Lines,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 1885-1892, October 2012

  56. M. Aien, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Unscented Transformation-Based Probabilistic Optimal Power Flow for Modeling the Effect of Wind Power Generation,” Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 1284-1301, 2013

  57. 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, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 90-106, 2013

  58. M. Rastegar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Load Commitment in a Smart Home,” Journal of Applied Energy, Vol. 96, pp. 45-54, August 2012

  59. M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and I. Rahmati, “Reliability Study of HV Substations Equipped with the Fault Current Limiter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 610-617, July 2011

  60. M. R. Dorostkar-Ghamsari, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Probabilistic Worth Assessment of Distributed Static Series Compensators,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 1734-1743, July 2011

  61. M. Mokhtari, S. Golshannavaz, D. Nazarpour, and F. Aminifar, “Design of an Asymmetrical 3-Phase Inverter for the Load Balancing and Power Factor Correction based on the Power Analysis,” Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 293-301, 2011

  62. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Shahidehpour, and A. Khodaei, “Probabilistic Multistage PMU Placement in Electric Power Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 841-849, April 2011

  63. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Shahidehpour, and A. Khodaei, “Observability Enhancement by Optimal PMU Placement Considering Random Power System Outages,” Energy Systems, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 45-65, March 2011

  64. F. Aminifar, S. Bagheri-Shouraki, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and  M. Shahidehpour, “Reliability Modeling of PMUs Using Fuzzy Sets,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 2384-2391, November 2010

  65. S. Zadkhast, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, R. Billinton, S. O. Faried, and A. A. Edris, “Reliability Evaluation of an HVDC Transmission System Tapped by a Voltage Sourced Converter (VSC) Station,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 1962-1970, July 2010

  66. F. Aminifar, A. Khodaei, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and  M. Shahidehpour, “Contingency-Constrained PMU Placement in Power Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Power System, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 516-523, February 2010

  67. F. Aminifar, C. Lucas, A. Khodaei, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Optimal Placement of Phasor Measurement Units Using Immunity Genetic Algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 1014-1020, July 2009

  68. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and M. Shahidehpour, “Unit Commitment with Probabilistic spinning Reserve and Interruptible Load Considerations,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 388-397, February 2009

  69. S. H. Hosseini, A. Khodaei, and F. Aminifar, “A Novel Straightforward Unit Commitment Method for Large-Scale Power Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 2134-2143, November 2007

  70. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and R. Billinton, “Extended Reliability Model of a Unified Power Flow Controller,” IET Proceeding of Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Vol. 1, No. 6, pp. 896-903, November 2007

  71. F. Aminifar and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Reliability-Constrained Unit Commitment Considering Interruptible Load Participation,” Iranian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IJEEE), Vol. 3, Nos. 1 & 2, Jan. 2007

  72. M. Mirzai, A. Gholami, and F. Aminifar, “Failures Analysis and Reliability Evaluation of Power Transformers,” Journal of Electrical Systems (JES), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-12, March 2006 

 

Invited papers

  1. F. Aminifar, D. Farrokhzad, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Wide-Area Measurement System: History, Structure, Present Applications, and Future Functions,” Conference on Smart Grid (CSG), Tehran, Iran, October 2010

  2. A. Khodaei, F. Aminifar, A. M. Ranjbar, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad , “Marginal Pricing in the Electricity Markets,” Conference on Restructured Power Systems (CRPS), Tehran, Iran, October 2007

 

Conference Papers

  1. S. S. Mousavi-Seyedi, F. Aminifar, M. R. Rezaei, and R. Hasani, “Optimal Fault Location Algorithm for Series-Compensated Transmission Lines Based on PMU Data,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC’15), Iran, December 2015

  2. J. Zare and F. Aminifar, “Synchrophasor-Assisted Line Outage Identification: A Simple and Iterative Algorithm,” Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE’15), Tehran, Iran, May 2015

  3. B. Shakerighadi, F. Aminifar, and S. Afsharnia, “A Real-Time Voltage Stability Index Based on Local Measurements,” Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE’15), Tehran, Iran, May 2015

  4. T. Shekari, A. Gholami, and F. Aminifar, “Optimal Parking Lot Placement Considering Operational and Security limitations Using COA,”Smart Grid Conference (SGC’14), Iran, December 2014

  5. M.Shamirzaee, H.Ayoubzadeh, D.Farokhzad, F. Aminifar, and H. Haeri, “An Improved Method for Estimation of Inertia Constant of Power System Based on Polynomial Approximation,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC’14), Iran, December 2014

  6. S. S. Mousavi-Seyedi, F. Aminifar, S. Azimi, and Z. Garoosi, “On-Line Assessment of Transmission Line Thermal Rating Using PMU Data,” Smart Grid Conference (SGC’14), Iran, December 2014

  7. S. S. Mousavi-Seyedi, F. Aminifar, Z. Garoosi, and R. Shirvieh‎, “On-Line Fault Location of Transmission System Based ‎on ‎Synchrophasor Measurements,” International Conference on Applied Science and Engineering, South Korea, 2014

  8. H. Yousefi, M. Mirzai, and F. Aminifar, “Optimal Operation of High Voltage Substations Considering the Short Circuit Level,” Power System Protection Conference (PSPC’14), Iran, 2014

  9. S. S. Mousavi-Seyedi, F. Aminifar, A. Rahimi-kina, S. Rezayi, "AHP-based prioritization of microgrid generation plans considering resource uncertainties", Smart Grid Conference (SGC'13), Iran, December, 2013

  10. S. Rabiee, F. Aminifar, H. Aoyubzadeh, and D. Farrokhzad, Practical Aspects of Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU) Installation in Power Grids," Smart Grid Conference (SGC'13), Iran, December, 2013

  11. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, M. Lehtonen, and A. Ozdemir, "A new approach for AC state estimation based on a linear netwrok model," 8th International Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering (ELECO2013), Turkey, November 2012

  12. M. Rastegar, A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, "Impacts of plug-in hybrid electric vehicle uncertainty and grid availability on home load management", 11th International Conference on Environment and electrical Engineering (EEEIC2012), Italy, May 2012

  13. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Safdarian, “A Heuristic Approach for Transmission System Reliability Assessment in Large Power Networks,” 12th  International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS2012), Turkey, June 2012

  14. M. Rastegar, A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and F. Aminifar, “Probabilistic Home Load Controlling Considering Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Uncertainties,” 12th  International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS2012), Turkey, June 2012

  15. A. Safdarian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, Y. Tohidy, and F. Aminifar, “A Fast Load Shedding Algorithm to Relieve Transmission System Overloads,” 10th  International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC2011), Italy, May 2011

  16. M. Parvania, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and A. Abiri-Jahromi, “Reliability-Constrained Unit Commitment using Stochastic Mixed-Integer Programming,” 11th  International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS2010), Singapore, June 2010

  17. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Khodaei, and S. O. Faried, “Optimal Placement of Unified Power Flow Controllers (UPFCs) Using Mixed-Integer Non-Linear Programming (MINLP) Method,” IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Calgary, Canada., Jul. 2009

  18. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, R. Nasiri and A. Khodaei, “Effect of Interline Power Flow Controller on Interconnected Power Systems Adequacy,” 2nd IEEE International Power and Energy Conference (PECon 2008), Johor, Malaysia., Dec. 2008

  19. A. Khodaei, F. Aminifar, and R. Nasiri , “FTR Bidding Strategy in a Joint Market for Obligations and Options,” 40th North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2008), Calgary, Canada, September 2008

  20. S. Nourizadeh, A. M. Ranjbar, F. Aminifar, and G. Karami, “Bibliographical Survey on Power System Restoration Difficulties,” 16th Iranian Conference of Electrical Engineering (ICEE), Tehran, Iran, May 2008

  21. M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and A. Khodaei, “Reliability Evaluation of Interconnected Power Systems Incorporating Interline Power Flow Controller (IPFC),” International Joint Conference on Knowledge Management for Composite Materials (KMCM), Düsseldorf, Germany, July 2007

  22. F. Aminifar, A. Khodaei, “A Novel Unit Commitment Approach Considering Transmission Constraints,” 15th Iranian Conference of Electrical Engineering (ICEE), Tehran, Iran, May  2007

  23. M. Mirzaei, A. Gholami, F. Aminifar, and R. Saeedfar, “Failure Analysis and Reliability Evaluation of Power Transformers,” 21st International Power Systems Conference (PSC), Tehran, Iran, October 2006