Conference Papers

Conference proceedings and abstracts:

  1. A. Solanki and A. Nasiri, “Energy Storage Size and Fuel Consumption Reduction in a Microgrid Using Virtual Droop Control Framework,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), Sep. 2016.
  2. A. Bani-Ahmed, A. Nasiri, and H. Hosseini, “Design and Development of a True Decentralized Control Architecture for Microgrid,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), Sep. 2016.
  3.  A. Hamidi, S. Bani-Ahmed, and A. Nasiri, “Li-Ion Batteries and Li-Ion Capacitors: Characteristics, Modeling and their Grid Applications,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), pp. 4973 – 4979, Sep. 2015.
  4.  L. Weber, D. Hyypio, W. Dittman, and A. Nasiri, “Modeling and Control of a Synchronous Generator in an AC Microgrid Environment,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), Sep. 2016.
  5.  Mo. Rashidi, A. Nasiri, and R. Cuzner, “Application of Multi-Port Solid State Transformers for Microgrid-Based Distribution Systems,” 2016 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), Birmingham, UK.
  6.  R. Cuzner, V. Singh, M. Rashidi, A. Nasiri, “Converter topological and solid state protective device trade-offs for future shipboard MVDC systems,” 2015 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium (ESTS), pp. 34 – 39.
  7.  E. Manla; M. Sabbah; A. Nasiri, “Hybrid energy storage system for conventional vehicle start-stop application,” 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2015, pp. 6199 – 6205.
  8.  Z. Jankovic, A. Nasiri, L. Wei, “Robust H∞ controller design for microgrid-tied inverter applications,” 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2368 – 2373.
  9.  S. A. Hamidi, J. S. Katcha, A. Nasiri, “Design and implementation of a DC line-interactive uninterruptible power supply (UPS) with load leveling,” 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) 2015, pp. 1248 – 1254.
  10.  A. Solanki; A. Nasiri; B. Novakovic; V. Bhavaraju, “State space modeling and stability assessment for a microgrid,” 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), pp. 533 – 538.
  11.  N. Ahmadi; V. Mashayekhi; S. H. H. Sadeghi; A. Nasiri, “Frequency-dependent modeling of grounding system in EMTP for lightning transient studies of grid-connected PV systems, 2015 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), pp. 989 – 993.
  12.  A. Bani-Ahmed and A. Nasiri, “Development of real-time hardware-in-the-loop platform for complex microgrids,” 2015 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), 994 – 998.
  13. M. Hasan Balali, N. Nouri, A. Nasiri, H. Seifoddini, “Development of an economical model for a hybrid system of grid, PV and Energy Storage Systems, 2015 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), 1108 – 1113.
  14.  S. H. Sadeghi, H. Askarian Abyaneh, A. Hosseini, and A. Nasiri, “Optimal Placement and Sizing of Distributed Generation Sources Considering Network Parameters and Protection Issues,” in Proc. 2014 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, Milwaukee, WI, Oct 19-22, 2014.
  15.  S. H. Sadeghi, R. Moini, H. Karami, K. Sheshyekani, and A. Nasiri, “Frequency-Dependent Modeling of Grounding System for Wind Turbine Lightning Transient Studies,” in Proc. 2014 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, Milwaukee, WI, Oct 19-22, 2014.
  16. B. Novakovic, R. Pashaie and A. Nasiri, “Neural Network Based Energy Storage Control for Wind Farms,” presented at 2014 IEEE Power Electronics and Machines in Wind and Water Applications, Milwaukee, WI, July 24-26, 2014.
  17. A. Yousef, O. Abdel-Baqi, and A. Nasiri, “Wind turbine level energy storage for low voltage ride through (LVRT) support,” presented at 2014 IEEE Power Electronics and Machines in Wind and Water Applications, Milwaukee, WI, July 24-26, 2014.
  18. S. A. Hamidi, T. Zhao, and A. Nasiri, “Rectifier Efficiency Analysis for DC Distributed Data Centers,” to be presented at 2014 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, Milwaukee, WI, Oct 19-22, 2014.
  19. A. Solanki, V. Bhavaraju, and A. Nasiri, “Modified Control and Effective Energy Storage Sizing for Efficiency and Power Quality Improvement; CO2 and Cost Reduction, in an Island Energy Network,” to be presented at 2014 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, Milwaukee, WI, Oct 19-22, 2014.
  20. A. Bani-Ahmed and A. Nasiri, “Microgrid Communications: State of the Art and Future Trends,” to be presented at 2014 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, Milwaukee, WI, Oct 19-22, 2014.
  21. Y. P. Patel, L. Wei, and A. Nasiri, “LCL Filter Resonance Mitigation Technique for Voltage Source Converters,” to be presented at 2014 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, Milwaukee, WI, Oct 19-22, 2014.
  22. Z. Jankovic and A. Nasiri, “Average Modeling of a Three-Phase Inverter for Integration in a Microgrid,” to be presented at 2014 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, September 14-18, 2014.
  23. A. Solanki, A. Nasiri, V. Bhavaraju, “Microgrid Power Management Using Virtual Droop Control Method,” in Proc. International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), Oct. 2013, Madrid, Spain.
  24. S. A. Hamidi, L. Weber, and A. Nasiri, ” EV Charging Station Integrating Renewable Energy and Second-Life Battery,” in Proc. International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), Oct. 2013, Madrid, Spain.
  25. Y. Patel and A. Nasiri, “Medium Voltage Inverter to Establish Grid Interface and Provide Ancillary Support for DC Distributed Wind Farms,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), Sep. 2013, Denver, CO.
  26. Y. Patel and A. Nasiri, “Energy Efficient Inverters for Wind Energy Applications,” in Proc. International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy, and Drives, May 13-17, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  27. B. Novakovic, Y. Duan, M. Solveson, A. Nasiri and D. Ionel, “Comprehensive Modeling of Turbine Systems from Wind to Electric Grid,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), Sep. 2013, Denver, CO.
  28. Y. Duan, B. Novakovic, M. Solveson, D. Ionel, and A. Nasiri, “Multi-physics System Simulation for Wind Turbines with Permanent Magnet Generator and Full Power Electronics Conversion,” in Proc. IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2013), May 2013, Chicago, IL.
  29. R. Kazemi, K. Sheshyekani, S.H.H. Sadeghi, R. Moini, A. Nasiri, “Wind Turbine Grounding System Frequency-Dependent Modeling for Lightning Transient Studies,” in Proc. the 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2012), Montreal, Canada.
  30. F. Doostmohammadi, A. Esmaili, S.H.H. Sadeghi, A. Nasiri, and H. A. Talebi, “A Model Predictive Method for Efficient Power Ramp Rate Control of Wind Turbines,” in Proc. the 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2012), Montreal, Canada.
  31. M. Tohidian, A. Esmaili, R. A. Naghizadeh, S.H.H. Sadeghi, A. Nasiri, and A. M. Reza, “Use of Adaptive Linear Algorithms for Very Short-Term Prediction of Wind Turbine Output Power,” in Proc. the 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2012), Montreal, Canada.
  32. Y. Patel and A. Nasiri, “DC Distribution System Architecture and Controls for Wind Power Applications,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2012, Raleigh, NC.
  33. A. Esmaili and A. Nasiri, “Effective Load Carrying Capability Assessment of Wind Farms Integrated with Storage Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2012, Raleigh, NC.
  34. R. Nanayakkara and A. Nasiri, “SCR-Based Rectifiers for a DC Distributed Wind Farm,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2012, Raleigh, NC.
  35. Q. Fu, A. Solanki, L. F. Montoya, A. Nasiri, V. Bhavaraju, D. Yu, T. Abdellah, “Managing Intermittent Renewables in a Microgrid,” in Proc. 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Washington D.C.
  36. L. F. Montoya, Q. Fu, A. Solanki, A. Nasiri, V. Bhavaraju, D. Yu, T. Abdellah, “Generation Capacity Design for a Microgrid for Measurable Power Quality Indexes,” in Proc. 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Washington D.C.
  37. A. Esmaili and A. Nasiri, “Solar PV and Wind Energy Value Proposition Using Energy Storage Systems,” in Proc. PEIA 2011, Doha, Qatar.
  38. Ali Esmaili and Adel Nasiri, “Power Smoothing and Power Ramp Control for Wind Energy Using Energy Storage,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2011, Phoenix, AZ.
  39. Emad Manla, Goran Mandic and Adel Nasiri, “Testing and Modeling of Lithium-Ion Ultracapacitors,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2011, Phoenix, AZ.
  40. Goran Mandic, Adel Nasiri and Eduard Muljadi, “Mechanical Stress Reduction in Variable Speed Wind Turbine Drivetrains,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2011, Phoenix, AZ.
  41. G. Mandic, A. Nasiri, E. Muljadi, and F. Oyague, “Mechanical Stress Reduction on the Gearbox of the Variable Speed Wind Turbines,” WINDPOWER 2011 Conference and Exhibition, Anaheim, CA.
  42. Omar Abdel-Baqi, Ali Esmaili, and Adel Nasiri, “Digital control of three-phase series converter for DFIG wind turbine low voltage ride-through solution,” in Proc. 26th IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2011, March 2011, pp. 946 – 951, Fort Worth, TX.
  43. A. Esmaili and A. Nasiri, “Energy Storage for Short-Term and Long-Term Wind Energy Support,” in Proc. IEEE IECON 2010, Glendale, AZ.
  44. T. Luu and A. Nasiri, “Power Smoothing of Doubly Fed Induction Generator for Wind Turbine Using Ultra Capacitor,” in Proc. IEEE IECON 2010, Glendale, AZ.
  45. G. Mandic and A. Nasiri “Modeling and Simulation of a Wind Turbine System with Ultracapacitors for Short-Term Power Smoothing,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, July 2010, Bari, Italy.
  46. Yogesh Patel, Dan Pixler, and A. Nasiri “Analysis and Design of TRAP and LCL Filters for Active Switching Converters,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, July 2010, Bari, Italy.
  47. A. Esmaili and A. Nasiri, “A Case Study on Improving ELCC by Utilization of Energy Storage with Solar PV,” in Proc. 35th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2009, Porto, Portugal.
  48. A. Nasiri, “Grid Integration Issues for New Wind Turbine Generators,” WI Renewable Energy Summit, March 25 – 28, 2009, Milwaukee, WI.
  49. N. Javanmard, G. Vafadar and A. Nasiri, “Indoor Power Harvesting Using Photovoltaic Cells for Low Power Applications,” in Proc. 13th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, September 2009, Barcelona, Spain.
  50. E. Manla, A. Nasiri, “Modeling of Zinc Energy Storage System for Integration with Renewable Energy,” in Proc. 35th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2009, Porto, Portugal.
  51. O. Abdel-Baqi and A. Nasiri, “Series Voltage Compensation for DFIG Wind Turbine Low Voltage Ride-Through Solution,” in Proc. at 35th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2009, Porto, Portugal.
  52. S. Zabalawi, G. Mandic, and A. Nasiri, “Utilizing Energy Storage with PV for Residential and Commercial Use,” in Proc. 34th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2008, Orlando, FL.
  53. T. Luu, A. Abedini, and A. Nasiri, “Power Smoothing of Doubly Fed Induction Generator Wind Turbines,” In Proc. 34th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2008, Orlando, FL.
  54. A. Abedini, G. Mandic, and A. Nasiri, “Wind Power Smoothing Using Rotor Inertia Aimed at Reducing Grid Susceptibility,” in Proc. 34th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2008, Orlando, FL.
  55. A. Abedini and A. Nasiri, “Applications of Super Capacitors for PMSG Wind Turbine Power Smoothing,” In Proc. 34th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2008, Orlando, FL.
  56. A. Abedini, T. Luu, and A. Nasiri, “A Novel Speed Control Algorithm for PMSG Wind Turbines Aimed at Output Power Smoothing,” in Proc. 21st IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, Ontario, May 2008.
  57. T. Luu and A. Nasiri, “Output Power Maximizing of a Wind Turbine by Adjusting Rotor Speed,” in Proc. 21st IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, Ontario, May 2008.
  58. Y. H. Lee and A. Nasiri, “Analysis and Modeling of Conductive EMI Noise of Power Electronics Converters in Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” in Proc. 23rd IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Austin, TX, Feb 2008.
  59. R. Nanayakkara and A. Nasiri, “A Piezoelectric Transformer Based Inverter Topology for Immerging CCFL Inverter,” in Proc. 23rd IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Austin, TX, Feb 2008.
  60. D. Ahmadi and A. Nasiri, “A Fast Switching Method for PM Synchronous Motor Speed Control,” in Proc. 23rd IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Austin, TX, Feb 2008.
  61. D. Ahmadi and A. Nasiri, “A Novel Digital Control Method of PMSM for Automotive Applications,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2007, Arlington, TX.
  62. Y. H. Lee and A. Nasiri, “Conductive CM and DM Noise Analysis of Power Electronic Converters in Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2007, Arlington, TX.
  63. S. Zabalawi and A. Nasiri, “State Space Modeling and Simulation of Sensorless Control of BLDC Motors Using Instantaneous Rotor Position Tracking,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2007, Arlington, TX.
  64. Z. Vrankovic and A. Nasiri, “A Novel Pulse Battery Charger Topology for Automotive Applications,” in Proc. 38th IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference (PESC), Orlando, FL, June 2007.
  65. A. Nasiri, “A Novel Direct Torque Control Method of PM Synchronous Motors,” in Proc. 38th IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference (PESC), Orlando, FL, June 2007.
  66. A. Abedini and A. Nasiri, “An Improved Adaptive Filter for Voltage and Current Reference Extraction,” presented in the International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC 2006), vol. 1, pp. 1-5, Shanghai, China, August 2006.
  67. A. Abedini and A. Nasiri, “Modeling and Analysis of Hybrid Fuel Cell Systems for Vehicular Applications,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2006, Windsor, England, UK.
  68. Z. Vrankovic and A. Nasiri, “A Novel Battery Charger for Automotive Applications,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2006, Windsor, England, UK.
  69. M. Radmehr, S. Farhangi, and A. Nasiri, “Effects of Power Quality Distortions on Electrical Drives and Transformer Life in Paper Industries: Simulations and Real Time Measurements,” in Proc. 52nd Annual Pulp & Paper Industry Technical Conference, pp. 1-9, July 2006, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  70. A. Nasiri, “Different topologies of active EMI/ripple filters for automotive DC/DC converters,” in Proc. the IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Chicago, Illinois, Sep. 2005.
  71. A. Nasiri, “Harmonics in sea and undersea vehicles: sources, effects, and solutions,” in Proc. the IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Chicago, Illinois, Sep. 2005.
  72. A. Nasiri, V. S. Rimmalapudi, and A. Emadi, “Active control of a hybrid fuel cell-battery system,” in Proc. the International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, Xi’an, China, Aug. 2004.
  73. A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “Digital control of three-phase series-parallel uninterruptible power supply/active filter system,” in Proc. 35th IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, vol. 6, pp. 4115- 4120, Aachen, Germany, June 2004.
  74. A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “Full digital control of a single-phase series-parallel uninterruptible power supply,” in Proc. 19th IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, vol. 1, pp. 443- 449, Anaheim, California, Feb. 2004.
  75. A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “Modeling, simulation, and analysis of active filter systems using generalized state space averaging method,” in Proc. 29th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, vol. 3, pp. 1999- 2004, Roanoke, VA, Nov. 2003.
  76. B. Bekiarov, A. Nasiri, and A. Emadi, “A new reduced parts on-line single-phase UPS system,” in Proc. 29th IEEE Industrial Electronics conference, vol. 1, pp. 688- 693, Roanoke, VA, Nov. 2003.
  77. A. Nasiri, S. B. Bekiarov, and A. Emadi, “Reduced parts single-phase series-parallel UPS Systems with active filter capabilities,” in Proc. 25th IEEE International Telecommunications Energy Conference, vol. 1, pp. 366- 372, Yokohama, Japan, Oct. 2003.
  78. A. Nasiri, S. B. Bekiarov, and A. Emadi, “Reduced parts three-phase series-parallel UPS system with active filter capabilities,” in Proc. 38th IEEE Industry Application Society Annual Meeting, vol. 2, pp. 963- 969, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct. 2003.
  79. A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “Different topologies for single-phase unified power quality conditioners,” in Proc. 38th IEEE Industry Application Society Annual Meeting, vol. 2, pp. 976- 981, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct. 2003.
  80. A. Argun, A. Nasiri, and A. Emadi, “A comparative study of single-phase active filters for improving power quality,” in Proc. IEEE Electro/Information Technology Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 2003.
  81. A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “A novel feed back/feed forward control method for active filters,” in Proc. 2003 International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, ISBN: 0-88986-335-0, Palm Springs, CA, Feb. 2003.
  82. S. Onoda, S. M. Lukic, A. Nasiri, and A. Emadi, “A PSIM-based modeling tool for conventional, electric, and hybrid electric vehicles studies,” in Proc. 56th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, vol. 3, pp. 1676-1680, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Sep. 2002.