Iman Sadeghkhani

Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad 85141-43131, Iran

research.iaun.ac.ir/pd/sadeghkhani | sadeghkhani@pel.iaun.ac.ir

Education

Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering | Sept. 2011 to Jan. 2017

Dissertation: Management of inverter-based microgrids performance during and after short-circuit and overload faults

Supervisor: Prof. M.E. Hamedani Golshan

Advisers: Prof. A. Mehrizi-Sani (Washington State University, USA), Prof. A. Ketabi (University of Kashan, Iran)

Informal Adviser: Prof. J.M. Guerrero (Aalborg University, Denmark)

GPA: 18.04/20
University of Kashan, Kashan, Iran

M.Sc in Electrical Engineering | Sept. 2007 to Dec. 2009

Thesis: Using Artificial Neural Network for Estimation of Switching and Resonance Overvoltages during Bulk Power System Restoration

Supervisor: Prof. A. Ketabi

GPA: 18.55/20
Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran

B.Sc in Electrical Engineering | Sept. 2003 to July 2007

Track: Power Engineering

Supervisor: A.A. Amini

GPA: 17.61/20

My Statistics

Updated September 2019

40+ Publications
10 h-index (Google Scholar)
5 Awards Won
2700+ All Students

Current Research Interests

Protection

with a focus on converter-based AC and DC microgrids

MicroGrids

both AC and DC microgrids with a focus on hierarchical control

Distributed Generation

with a focus on converter-interfaced distributed generators

Awards and Honors

  • Exceptional reviewer award for IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 2014.
  • Distinguished researcher of University of Kashan, 2010.
  • Best paper award in the 2nd National Electrical Engineering Conference, 2010.
  • Ranked 2nd among all the electrical engineering M.Sc students, 2009.
  • Ranked 1st among all the electrical engineering B.Sc students, 2007.

Professional Activities & Service

  • Executive Director, Journal of Intelligent Procedures in Electrical Technology, 2014 to Present.
  • Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Instrumentation, Control and Computing (PICC 2018).
  • Secretary of International Affairs, 4th National Electrical Engineering Conference (NEEC 2018).
  • Secretary of International Affairs, 5th Iranaian National Conference on Electrical Engineering and Intelligent Systems (NEEC 2019).
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, started 2016.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, started 2011.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, started 2015.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, started 2017.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, started 2019.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Power Engineering Letters, started 2016.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Access, started 2018.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Power and Energy Technology Systems Journal, started 2014.
  • Reviewer, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, started 2014.
  • Reviewer, IET Renewable Power Generation, started 2018.
  • Reviewer, IET Smart Grid, started 2018.
  • Reviewer, IET Science, Measurement & Technology, started 2014.
  • Reviewer, IET Electronics Letters, started 2018.
  • Reviewer, IET Energy Systems Integration, started 2018.
  • Reviewer, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, started 2012.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, started 2012.
  • Reviewer, Electric Power Components and Systems, started 2012.
  • Reviewer, Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology, started 2014.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, started 2013.
  • Reviewer, Energy Equipment and Systems, started 2019.
  • Reviewer, Journal of Energy Engineering Management, started 2015.
  • Reviewer, Journal of Intelligent Procedures in Electrical Technology, started 2017.
  • Reviewer, IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC 2017).
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives, and Energy Systems (PEDES 2016).
  • Reviewer, 4th National Electrical Engineering Conference (NEEC 2018).
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017.
  • Member, IEEE Young Professionals, 2015-2017.
  • Graduate Student Member, IEEE, 2015-2016.
  • Student Member, IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), 2015.
  • Member, International Solar Energy Society (ISES), 2018-Present.
  • Member, Iran's National Elites Foundation, 2012-Present.
  • Member, Isfahan Construction Engineering Disciplinary Organization, 2014-Present.
  • Publications

    Updated November 2019

    Books

    [B2] A. Ketabi and I. Sadeghkhani, Electric Power Systems Simulation Using MATLAB, 5th Edition, Morsal Publications & Allameh Feiz Kashani Institute of Higher Education Publications, Kashan, Iran, 2017. (in Persian)
    [B1] I. Sadeghkhani and A. Ketabi, Switching Overvoltages during Restoration: Evaluation and Control Using ANN, Lambert Academic Publishing, Koln, Germany, Aug. 2012.

    Selected Refereed Journal Articles (Published/Accepted)

    [J27] S. Ahmadi, I. Sadeghkhani, G. Shahgholian, B. Fani, and J.M. Guerrero, Protection of LVDC microgrids in grid-connected and islanded modes using bifurcation theory, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, accepted for publication, Dec. 2019.
    [J26] M. Salehi, S.A. Taher, I. Sadeghkhani, and M. Shahidehpour, A poverty severity index–based protection strategy for ring-bus low-voltage DC microgrids, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 6860-6869, Nov. 2019. [Link]
    [J25] S. Nezamzadeh-Ejieh and I. Sadeghkhani, High-impedance fault detection in distribution networks based on Kullback-Leibler divergence, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, accepted for publication, Sept. 2019. [Link]
    [J24] H. Karimi, G. Shahgholian, B. Fani, I. Sadeghkhani, and M. Moazzami, A protection strategy for inverter-interfaced islanded microgrids with looped configuration, Electrical Engineering (Archiv fur Elektrotechnik)–Springer, vol. 101, no. 3, pp. 1059–1073, Sept. 2019.
    [J23] F. Hajimohammadi, B. Fani, and I. Sadeghkhani, Fuse saving scheme in highly photovoltaic-integrated distribution networks, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, accepted for publication, Jun. 2019. [Link]
    [J22] A. Maleki, I. Sadeghkhani, and B. Fani, Statistical sensorless short-circuit fault detection algorithm for photovoltaic arrays, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 11, no. 5, Sept. 2019. [Link]
    [J21] S. Nezamzadeh-Ejieh and I. Sadeghkhani, Cross entropy-based high-impedance fault detection algorithm for distribution networks, Iranian Electric Industry Journal of Quality and Productivity, vol. 8, no. 15, pp. 71-80, Sept. 2019. (in Persian) [Link]
    [J20] M. Shahraki, B. Fani, and I. Sadeghkhani, Virtual impedance--based adaptive droop control to improve reactive power sharing for inverter-based microgrids, Energy Engineering & Management, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 26-35, Apr. 2019. (in Persian) [Link]
    [J19] A. Khoshnami and I. Sadeghkhani, Sample entropy-based fault detection for photovoltaic arrays, IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 12, no. 16, pp. 1966–1976, Dec. 2018. [Link]
    [J18] F. Zandi, B. Fani, I. Sadeghkhani, and A. Orakzadeh, Adaptive complex virtual impedance control scheme for accurate reactive power sharing of inverter interfaced autonomous microgrids, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 12, no. 22, pp. 6021–6032, Dec. 2018. [Link]
    [J17] A. Khoshnami and I. Sadeghkhani, Two-stage power–based fault detection scheme for photovoltaic systems, Solar Energy–Elsevier, vol. 176, pp. 10-21, Dec. 2018. [Link]
    [J16] A. Khoshnami and I. Sadeghkhani, Fault detection for PV systems using Teager-Kaiser energy operator, IET Electronics Letters, vol. 54, no. 23, pp. 1342–1344, Nov. 2018. [Link]
    [J15] I. Sadeghkhani, M.E. Hamedani Golshan, A. Mehrizi-Sani, J.M. Guerrero, and A. Ketabi, Transient monitoring function-based fault detection for inverter-interfaced microgrids, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 2097-2107, May 2018. [Link]
    [J14] I. Sadeghkhani, M.E. Hamedani Golshan, A. Mehrizi-Sani, and J.M. Guerrero, Low voltage ride-through of a droop-based three-phase four-wire grid-connected microgrid, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 1906–1914, Apr. 2018. [Link]
    [J13] B. Fani, H. Bisheh, and I. Sadeghkhani, Protection coordination scheme for distribution networks with high penetration of photovoltaic generators, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 1802–1814, Apr. 2018. [Link]
    [J12] I. Sadeghkhani, M.E. Hamedani Golshan, J.M. Guerrero, and A. Mehrizi-Sani, A current limiting strategy to improve fault ride-through of inverter interfaced autonomous microgrids, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 2138-2148, Sept. 2017. [Link]
    [J11] B. Ahmadzadeh-Shooshtari, M.E. Hamedani Golshan, and I. Sadeghkhani, Comprehensive investigation of the voltage relay for anti-islanding protection of synchronous distributed generation, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, vol. 27, no. 11, pp. 2138-2148, Nov. 2017. [Link]
    [J10] B. Ahmadzadeh-Shooshtari, M.E. Hamedani Golshan, and I. Sadeghkhani, A combined method to efficiently adjust frequency-based anti-islanding relays of synchronous distributed generation, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, vol. 25, no. 11, pp. 3042-3059, Nov. 2015. [Link]
    [J9] A. Yazdekhasti, A. Ketabi, and I. Sadeghkhani, One-cycle control application to wind turbine power control, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, vol. 25, no. 10, pp. 2427-2442, Oct. 2015. [Link]
    [J8] A. Ketabi, I. Sadeghkhani, and R. Feuillet, Network switching and voltage evaluation during power system restoration, Electrical Engineering (Archiv fur Elektrotechnik)–Springer, vol. 95, no. 3, pp. 241-253, Sept. 2013. [Link]
    [J7] I. Sadeghkhani, A. Ketabi, and R. Feuillet, Investigation of transmission line models for switching overvoltages studies, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 231-238, July 2013. [Link]
    [J6] I. Sadeghkhani, A. Ketabi, and R. Feuillet, The study of switching overvoltages under power system restoration scenario using extended delta-bar-delta algorithm, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 219-230, July 2013. [Link]
    [J5] I. Sadeghkhani, A. Ketabi, and R. Feuillet, Control of shunt reactor overvoltages by controlled switching during power system restoration, Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 1-15, Nov. 2012. [Link]
    [J4] I. Sadeghkhani, A. Ketabi, and R. Feuillet, Radial basis function neural network application to power system restoration studies, Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, vol. 2012, pp. 1-10, 2012. [Link]
    [J3] I. Sadeghkhani, A. Ketabi, and R. Feuillet, Study of transformer switching overvoltages during power system restoration using delta-bar-delta and directed random search algorithms, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 1-22, Aug. 2012. [Link]
    [J2] A. Ketabi, I. Sadeghkhani, and R. Feuillet, Using artificial neural network to analyze harmonic overvoltages during power system restoration, European Transactions on Electrical Power, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 1941-1953, Oct. 2011. [Link]
    [J1] S.A. Taher and I. Sadeghkhani, Estimation of magnitude and time duration of temporary overvoltages using ann in transmission lines during power system restoration, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory–Elsevier, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 787-805, June 2010. [Link]

    Selected Conference Papers

    [C7] B. Ahmadzadeh-Shooshtari, M.E. Hamedani Golshan, and I. Sadeghkhani, Adjustment of synchronous distributed generation anti-islanding protection for Isfahan network, in Proc. 29th International Power System Conference, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 2014. (in Persian)
    [C6] I. Sadeghkhani, A. Mortazavian, and A. Ketabi, A method for harmonic overvoltages reduction during transformers energization by controlled switching, in Proc. 26th International Power System Conference, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 2011. (in Persian)
    [C5] I. Sadeghkhani and A. Ketabi, Analysis of harmonic overvoltages in three-phase transformers during power system restoration, in Proc. 25th International Power System Conference, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 2010. (in Persian)
    [C4] I. Sadeghkhani, A. Ketabi, and R. Feuillet, Estimation of temporary overvoltages during power system restoration using artificial neural network, in Proc. IEEE 15th International Conference on Intelligent System Applications to Power Systems, Curitiba, Brazil, Nov. 2009.
    [C3] I. Sadeghkhani, A. Ketabi, and R. Feuillet, New approach to harmonic overvoltages reduction during transformer energization via controlled switching, in Proc. IEEE 15th International Conference on Intelligent System Applications to Power Systems, Curitiba, Brazil, Nov. 2009.
    [C2] I. Sadeghkhani, A. Ketabi, and R. Feuillet, New approach to analyze temporary overvoltaegs during transformer energization, in Proc. IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conversion System, Sharjah, UAE, Nov. 2009.
    [C1] I. Sadeghkhani and A. Ketabi, Estimation of harmonic overvoltages during transformer energization using artificial neural network, in Proc. 24th International Power System Conference, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 2009. (in Persian)