Payman Dehghanian

Payman Dehghanian
Title:
Assistant Professor
Office:
SEH 6630 | Office hours: By appointment
Phone:
202-994-6427
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
dehghanian.net

 

Dr. Payman Dehghanian conducts research on power systems engineering.  His specific areas of interest are: power system reliability assessments and asset management tools; distribution automation distributed generations; power system resilience enhancement; weather-driven modeling; and electrical cybersecurity.

 

  • B.S., University of Tehran, 2009
  • M.S., Sharif University of Technology, 2011
  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2017
  • Reliability and Resilience Modeling and Assessment of Power and Energy Systems
  • Power System Protection and Control
  • Applications of Synchrophasor Technology in Electric Power Systems
  • Asset Management and Maintenance in Power and Energy Systems
  • Data Analytics and Big Data Science Applications in Smart Grids
  • Renewable Energy Integration and Distributed Generation

Book Chapters

  • M. Kezunovic, Z. Obradovic, T. Dokic, B. Zhang, J. Stojanovic, P. Dehghanian, and P. -C. Chen, Predicting Spatiotemporal Impacts of Weather on Power Systems using Big Data Science, Data Science and Big Data: An Environment of Computational Intelligence, Springer International Publishing, vol. 24, pp. 265-299, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-319-53474-9.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • H. Mirsaeedi, A. Fereidunian, S. M. Mohammadi-Hosseininejad, P. Dehghanian, and H. Lesani, “Long-Term Maintenance Scheduling and Budgeting in Electricity Distribution Systems Equipped with Automatic Switches,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Accepted for Publication, in Press, 2018.  
  • B. Zhang, P. Dehghanian and M. Kezunovic, “Optimal Allocation of PV Generation and Battery Storage for Enhanced Resilience,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Accepted for Publication, in Press, 2018.  
  • F. Pourahmadi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and P. Dehghanian, “Application of Game Theory in Reliability Centered Maintenance of Electric Power Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 936-946, March-April 2017.
  • P. Dehghanian and M. Kezunovic, “Probabilistic Decision Making for the Bulk Power System Optimal Topology Control,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 2071-2081, July 2016.
  • R. Azizpanah-Abarghooee, P. Dehghanian, and V. Terzija, “A Practical Multi-Area Bi-Objective Environmental Economic Dispatch Equipped with a Hybrid Gradient Search Method and Improved Jaya Algorithm,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 10, no. 14, pp. 3580-3596, 2016.
  • F. Pourahmadi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and P. Dehghanian, “Identification of Critical Generating Units for Maintenance: A Game Theory Approach,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 2942-2952, 2016.
  • H. Sabouhi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and P. Dehghanian, “Identifying Critical Components of Combined Cycle Power Plants for Implementation of Reliability Centered Maintenance,” IEEE CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 87-97, June 2016.
  • H. Sabouhi, A. Abbaspour, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and P. Dehghanian, “Reliability Modeling and Availability Analysis of Combined Cycle Power Plants,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 79, pp. 108-119, July 2016.
  • M. Asghari Gharakheili, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and P. Dehghanian, “A New Multi-Attribute Support Tool for Identifying Critical Components in Power Transmission Systems,” IEEE Systems Journal, in Press, 2016.
  • P. Dehghanian, Y. Wang, G. Gurrala, E. Moreno, and M. Kezunovic, “Flexible Implementation of Power System Corrective Topology Control,” Electric Power System Research, vol. 128, pp. 79-89, Nov. 2015.
  • R. Ghorani, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, P. Dehghanian, and W. Li, “Identifying Critical Component for Reliability Centered Maintenance Management of Deregulated Power Systems,” IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 828-837, June 2015.
  • M. Moeini-Aghtaie, A. Abbaspour, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and P. Dehghanian, “Optimized Probabilistic PHEV Demand Management in the Context of Energy Hubs,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 996-1006, April 2015.  
  • M. Moeini-Aghtaie, P. Dehghanian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and A. Abbaspour, “Multi-Agent Genetic Algorithm: An Online Probabilistic View on Economic Dispatch of Energy Hubs Constrained by Wind Availability,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 699-708, April 2014.
  • P. Dehghanian, S. H. Hosseini, M. Moeini-Aghtaie, and S. Arabali, “Optimal Siting of DG Units in Power Systems from a Probabilistic Multi-Objective Optimization Perspective,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 51, pp. 14-26, Oct. 2013.
  • P. Dehghanian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and R. Billinton, “A Comprehensive Scheme for Reliability Centered Maintenance Implementation in Power Distribution Systems- Part II: Numerical Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 771-778, April 2013.
  • P. Dehghanian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and R. Billinton, “A Comprehensive Scheme for Reliability Centered Maintenance Implementation in Power Distribution Systems- Part I: Methodology,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 761-770, April 2013.

Peer-Reviewed Conference/Workshop Publications

  • P. Dehghanian, S. Aslan, and P. Dehghanian, “Quantifying Power System Resiliency Improvement using Network Reconfiguration,” IEEE 60th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 1-4, Aug. 6-9, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.
  • M. Kezunovic, P. Dehghanian, and J. Sztipanovits, “An Incremental System-of-Systems Integration Modelling of Cyber-Physical Electric Power Systems,” Grid of the Future Symposium, CIGRE US National Committee, Oct.30-Nov.1st, 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • T. Becejac, P. Dehghanian, and M. Kezunovic, “Impact of PMU Errors on the Synchrophasor-based Fault Location Algorithms,” 48th North American Power Symposium (NAPS), Sep. 2016, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  • T. Becejac, P. Dehghanian, and M. Kezunovic, “Probabilistic Assessment of PMU Integrity for Planning of Periodic Maintenance and Testing,” International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS), Oct. 2016, Beijing, China.
  • T. Becejac, P. Dehghanian, and M. Kezunovic, “Analysis of PMU Algorithm Errors During Fault Transients and Out-of-Step Disturbances,” IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Conference and Exposition Latin America, Sep. 21-24 2016, Morelia, Mexico.
  • F. Pourahmadi, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and P. Dehghanian, “Identification of Critical Components in Power Systems: A Game Theory Application,” IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, Oct. 2-6, 2016, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • P. Dehghanian, A. A. Razi Kazemi, and S. Afsharnia, “Optimal Placement of Substation Automation in Great Tehran Electric Distribution Network,” The 4th International Conference on Electric Industry Automation, Feb. 23-24, 2016, Tabriz, Iran.
  • M. Kezunovic, A. Esmaeilian, T. Becejac, P. Dehghanian, and C. Qian, “Life-Cycle Management Tools for Synchrophasor Systems: Why We Need Them and What They Should Entail,” The 2016 IFAC CIGRE/CIRED Workshop on Control of Transmission and Distribution Smart Grids, October 11-13, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • P. Dehghanian, B. Zhang, T. Dokic, and M. Kezunovic, “Weather-Driven Predictive Risk Assessment of Power System Operation for Electric Safety,” IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW), 7-11 March 2016, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
  • B. Zhang, P. Dehghanian and M. Kezunovic, “Spatial-Temporal Solar Power Forecast through Gaussian Conditional Random Field”, IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, July 17-21, 2016, Boston, MA, USA.
  • T. Dokic, P. Dehghanian, P-C. Chen, M. Kezunovic, Z. Medina-Cetina, J. Stojanovic, and Z. Obradovic, “Risk Assessment of a Transmission Line Insulation Breakdown due to Lightning and Severe Weather,” The 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS), 5-8 Jan. 2016, Big Island, USA.
  • B. Zhang, P. Dehghanian and M. Kezunovic, “Simulation of Weather Impacts on the Wholesale Electricity Market,” 10th International Conference on Deregulated Electricity Market Issues in South Eastern Europe (DEMSEE’15), Sep. 24-25, 2015, Budapest, Hungary.
  • P. Dehghanian and M. Kezunovic, “Probabilistic Impact of Transmission Line Switching on Power System Operating States,” IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Conference and Exposition, May 2-5, 2016, Dallas, USA.
  • P. Dehghanian and M. Kezunovic, “Impact Assessment of Power System Topology Control on System Reliability,” IEEE Conference on Intelligent System Applications to Power Systems (ISAP), Sep. 11-16, 2015, Porto, Portugal.
  • P. Dehghanian, T. Popovic, and M. Kezunovic, “Assessing the Impact of Power System Topology Control on Circuit Breaker Reliability and Electric Safety,” IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW), 27-30 Jan. 2015, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  • P. Dehghanian, T. Popovic, and M. Kezunovic, “Circuit Breaker Operational Health Assessment via Condition Monitoring Data,” The 46th North American Power Symposium, (NAPS), Sep. 2014, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA.
  • B. Jamshidi-Eini, P. Dehghanian, M. Moeini-Aghtaie, M. A. Saffari, and M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, “Decision Making Challenges in Identifying Critical Components of Power Distribution Systems for Reliability Centered Maintenance Applications,” The 19th Conference on Electric Power Distribution Networks (EPDC), May 2014, Tehran, Iran.
  • P. Dehghanian, M. Moeini-Aghtaie, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and R. Billinton “A Practical Application of the Delphi Method in Maintenance-Targeted Resource Allocation of Distribution Utilities,” The 13th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS), July 2014, Durham University, Durham, England.
  • P. Dehghanian and M. Kezunovic, “Circuit Breakers and the Impact of their Maintenance on Electric Safety,” IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW), 4-7 Feb. 2014, San Diego, California, USA.
  • M. Kezunovic, T. Popovic, G. Gurrala, P. Dehghanian, A. Esmaeilian, and M. Tasdighi, “Reliable Implementation of Robust Adaptive Topology Control,” The 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS), 6-9 Jan. 2014, Big Island, USA.
  • M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, P. Dehghanian, and M. Moeini-Aghtaie, “Recognition of Critical Components for Maintenance-Targeted Resource Allocation in Alborz Distribution Utility,” 2nd Congress of Electrical Power Industry Collaboration with Universities and Research Centers, Nov. 2013, Tehran, Iran (In Persian).
  • P. Dehghanian, and M. Kezunovic, “Cost/Benefit Analysis for Circuit Breaker Maintenance Planning and Scheduling,” The 45th North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 22-24 Sep. 2013, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.
  • M. Moeini-Aghtaie, A. Abbaspour, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, and P. Dehghanian, “PHEV's Centralized/Decentralized Charging Control Mechanisms: Requirements and Impacts,” The 45th North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 22-24 Sep. 2013, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.
  • P. Dehghanian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, S. E. Moghimi, and M. Sadeghi-Khomam, “Investigation of the Current Maintenance Experiences in Power Distribution Utilities of Iran,” The 22nd International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution (CIRED), June 2013, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Y. Guan, M. Kezunovic, P. Dehghanian, and G. Gurrala, “Assessing Circuit Breaker Life Cycle using Condition-based Data,” IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, July 21-25, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • P. Dehghanian, M. Kezunovic, G. Gurrala, and Y. Guan, “Security-Based Circuit Breaker Maintenance Management,” IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, July 21-25, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • P. Dehghanian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and R. Billinton, “A Comprehensive Scheme for Reliability Centered Maintenance Implementation in Power Distribution Systems- Part I: Methodology,” IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, July 21-25 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • P. Dehghanian, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, F. Aminifar, and R. Billinton, “A Comprehensive Scheme for Reliability Centered Maintenance Implementation in Power Distribution Systems- Part II: Numerical Analysis,” IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, July 21-25, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

IEEE Professional and Academic Awards

  • Recipient of the IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Individual Achievement Award, Kansas City, Kansas, USA.
  • Recipient of the IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Electrical Safety through Design Student Education Initiative Award, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
  • Recipient of the IEEE Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Outstanding Young Professional Award (formerly known as IEEE Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer Award), New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.
  • Recipient of the IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Individual Achievement Award, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Recipient of the IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Myron Zucker Award on Electrical Safety through Design Student Education Initiative, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  • Recipient of the IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Myron Zucker Award on Electrical Safety through Design Student Education Initiative, San Diego, California, USA.
  • Recipient of the Nation-Wide Distinguished M.Sc. Thesis Award of the Year in Electrical Engineering, IEEE Iran Section, IRAN.

Other IEEE Awards

  • Recipient of the Outstanding Student Chapter Award, IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) [serving as the chair and student leader].
  • Recipient of the World 4th and North America’s 1st High Performing Student Chapter Award, IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) [serving as the chair and student leader].
  • Selected among the 2016 IEEE-USA Future Leaders, IEEE Region 5, 28-30 July 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Recipient of the 2nd Best Poster Award, IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Conference and Exposition, 2-5 May 2016, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Recipient of the Best Poster and Presentation Award, IEEE Metrocon Conference, 22 October 2015, Fort Worth, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Recipient of the 2nd Best Poster Award, IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, 17-22 Oct. 2015, Addison, Dallas, Texas, USA.