Mohammad Reza Barzegaran, Ph.D.




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  • 3/8/2018- The paper entitled "Global Sizing Optimisation Using Dual-Level Response Surface Method based on Mixed-resolution Central Composite Design for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generators " is accepted to be published in IET Transactions on Power Electronics, Mar 2018.
  • 1/12/2018- The paper entitled "Wide area condition monitoring of power electric drives in wind power generation system using radiated electromagnetic fields" is accepted to be published in IET Transactions on Power Electronics, Jan 2018.
  • 1/05/2018- The paper entitled "A Comparative Study Of Quasi-Fea Technique On Iron Losses Prediction For Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines" is accepted to be published in Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Jan 2018.
  • 12/10/2017- Dr Reza presented his research progress at ExxonMobil Headquarterexxonmobil
  • 11/20/2017- The paper entitled "Multi-objective Design Optimization Using Dual-Level Response Surface Methodology and Booth's Algorithm for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generators" is accepted to be published in IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion.
  • 11/07/2017- The paper entitled "Utilizing Sequential Action Control Method in GaN-based High Speed Drive for BLDC Motor," is accepted to be published in Machines journal.
  • 10/29/2017- The paper entitled "Electromagnetic-based evaluation of different Halbach array topologies with gap consideration for the permanent magnet synchronous machines" is published in Springer Electrical engineering Journal, PP 1-10, Nov 2017.
  • 10/04/2017- The paper entitled " The Impact of Customers’ Participation Level and Various Incentive Values on Implementing Emergency Demand Response Program in Microgrid Operation,"  is accepted to be published in International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems.
  • 9/16/2017- The paper entitled "Load identification of different Halbach-array topologies on permanent magnet synchronous generators using the coupled field-circuit FE methodology." is accepted to be published in Electric Power Systems Research.
  • 8/24/2017 - The paper entitled "An innovative natural air-cooling system technique for temperature-rise suppression on the permanent magnet synchronous machines." is  accepted to be published in Electric Power Systems Research.         
  • 7/15/2017 - The paper entitled "Condition Monitoring of Electric Components Using 3-D Printed Multiple Magnetic Coil Antennas," is published in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics
  • 6/20/2017 - The paper entitled "Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicle Using an Adaptive Robot," is published in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics                                          
  • 6/01/2017 - The paper entitled ""Condition Monitoring of Power Components in Electric Grid using Electromagnetic Stray Fields" (DOI: 10.1007/s00202-017-0524-4) is published in Springer Electrical Engineering.      
  • 5/20/2017- the paper titled "Efficient Wireless Power Charging of Electric Vehicle by Modifying the Magnetic Characteristics of the Transmitting Medium" is accepted to be published in IEEE Transaction on Magnetics. 
  • 5/05/2017- the paper titled "EMI Reduction of PMSM Drive Through Matrix Converter Controlled With Wide-Bandgap Switches" is accepted to be published in IEEE Transaction on Magnetics.
  • 3/25/2017- Dr Reza Barzegaran received Anthony George young faculty fellowship for three years:        Dr Reza Barzegaran Anthony George Faculty Fellowship Award
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  • 1/27/2017 - Center for Advances in Port Management (CAPM) funds the Microgrid Lab (LAREM) in the amount of $32000 to conduct research on Designing a Resilient Cyber-Physical Energy Infrastructure for Port and Coastal Areas
  • 12/10/2016: Dr Reza Barzegaran is selected as Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on Magnetics

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  • 11/15/2016: Dr Reza Barzegaran served as session chair and presented 5 papers in IEEE CEFC 2017 conference

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  • 10/19/2016: Dr Reza Barzegaran speaks about the Future Resilient Power grid & Coastal Infrastructure at Cardinal Conversational at LU president’s house

Recent Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Parajuli, Amrit, Mohammadreza Barzegaran, and Osama Mohammed. "Wide area condition monitoring of power electric drives in wind power generation system using radiated electromagnetic fields." IET Transactions on Power Electronics, Jan 2018
  2. Hosseini Imani, P. Niknejad, M. R. Barzegaran, " The Impact of Customers’ Participation Level and Various Incentive Values on Implementing Emergency Demand Response Program in Microgrid Operation," Elsevier International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 96, pp. 114-125. Mar 2018.
  3. Pedram Asef, Ramon B. Perpina, M. R. Barzegaran, Andrew Lapthorn, and Daniela Mewes. "Load identification of different Halbach-array topologies on permanent magnet synchronous generators using the coupled field-circuit FE methodology." Electric Power Systems Research, Vol 154, pp. 484-492, Jan 2018.
  4. Pedram Asef, Ramon B. Perpina, and M. R. Barzegaran. "An innovative natural air-cooling system technique for temperature-rise suppression on the permanent magnet synchronous machines." Electric Power Systems Research 154, pp. 174-181, Jan 2018.
  5. Pedram Asef, Ramon Bargalo, M.R. Barzegaran, “A Comparative Study Of Quasi-Fea Technique On Iron Losses Prediction For Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Accepted Jan 2018, In Press.
  6. Asef, Pedram, Ramon Bargalo, M.R. Barzegaran. "Multi-objective Design Optimization Using Dual-Level Response Surface Methodology and Booth's Algorithm for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generators." IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Accepted Dec 2017, PP, no. 99, In Press.
  7. Niknejad, Payam, Tanushree Agarwal, and M. R. Barzegaran. "Utilizing Sequential Action Control Method in GaN-Based High-Speed Drive for BLDC Motor." MDPI Machines, 5, No.4, p.28, 2017.
  8. R. Barzegaran, H. Zargarzadeh and O. A. Mohammed, "Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicle Using an Adaptive Robot," in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 1-4, June 2017.
  9. Zaman, M. R. Barzegaran and O. A. Mohammed, "Condition Monitoring of Electric Components Using 3-D Printed Multiple Magnetic Coil Antennas," in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 1-4, June 2017.
  10. R. Barzegaran, and O. A. Mohammed. "Condition monitoring of power components in electric grid using electromagnetic stray fields." Electrical Engineering (2017): 1-10.
  11. H. Mahmud, W. Elmahmoud, M. R. Barzegaran and N. Brake, "Efficient Wireless Power Charging of Electric Vehicle by Modifying the Magnetic Characteristics of the Transmitting Medium," in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 1-5, 2017.
  12. Kamruzzaman, M. R. Barzegaran and O. A. Mohammed, "EMI Reduction of PMSM Drive Through Matrix Converter Controlled With Wide-Bandgap Switches," in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 1-4, 2017.
  13. Md Hazzaz Mahmoud, M.R. Barzegaran, "Hardware-in-the-loop Wide Area Monitoring Protection and Control Using Software based PMU’s Model," Computational Research Progress in Applied Science & Engineering, vol.1, no.4, pp.141-151, Nov. 2015.
  14. R. Barzegaran, T.A. Youssef, A. Berzoy, O.A. Mohammed, "Electric Machine Drive Design Improvements Through Control and Digital Signal Processing Techniques," IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol.30, no.3, pp.1255-1264, Sep. 2015.
  15. R Barzegaran, Arash Nejadpak, O.A. Mohammed, “Physics-Based Modeling of Power Converter Drive System for Evaluation of Electromagnetic Compatibility,” Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, Vol. 30, No. 5, Jun 2015
  16. R Barzegaran, Osama A. Mohammed, “Computational Electromagnetics for the Evaluation of EMC Issues in Multi-Component Energy Systems” The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, Vol. 29, No. 12, pp. 1077-1092, DEC 2014.
  17. R. Barzegaran, O. A. Mohammed, “Identification of Short-circuit Location in Induction Motors using Radiated Electromagnetic Field Signatures,” submitted To IEEE Transaction on Energy Conversion, AUG 2014.
  18. R Barzegaran, Ahmed Mohamed, Tarek Yussef, O.A. Mohammed “Electromagnetic signature study of the power converter connected to an electric motor drives,” IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, Mar 2014.
  19. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “Multi-Dipole Modeling of XLPE Cable for Electromagnetic Field Studies in Large Power Systems,” The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, vol. 33, No. 1, 2014.
  20. R Barzegaran, Ali Mazloomzadeh, O.A. Mohammed “Fault Diagnosis of the Asynchronous Machines through Magnetic Signature Analysis using Finite Element Method and Neural Networks,” IEEE Transaction on Energy Conversion,Vol 28, No. 4, pp. 1064-1071, DEC 2013.
  21. R Barzegaran, Ali Sarikhani, Osama A. Mohammed, “An Optimized Equivalent Source Modeling for the Evaluation of Time Harmonic Radiated Fields from Electrical Machines and Drives” The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 273-282, Apr. 2013.
  22. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “3-D FE Equivalent Source Modeling and Analysis of Electromagnetic Signatures from Electric Power Drive Components and Systems,” IEEE Transaction on Magnetic, vol.49, no.5, pp.1937,1940, May 2013.
  23. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “A Generalized Equivalent Source Model of AC Electric Machines for Numerical Electromagnetic Field Signature Studies,” IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, Vol. 48, No. 11, Nov 2012.
  24. Ali Sarikhani, M. Barzegaran, O. A. Mohammed, “Optimum Equivalent Models of Multi-source Systems for the Study of Electromagnetic Signatures and radiated Emissions from Electric Drives,” IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 1011-1014, 2012.
  25. Nejadpak, M.R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “Evaluation of High Frequency Electromagnetic Behavior of Planar Inductor Designs for Resonant Circuits in Switching Power Converters,” Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society Journal (ACES), Vol.26, No 9, pp. 737-748, Sep 2011.
  26. R Barzegaran, M. Mirzaie, “Detecting the Position of Winding Short Circuit Faults in Transformer Using High Frequency Analysis,” European Journal of Scientific Research Vol.23 No.4 (2008), pp.645-659.
  27. R Barzegaran, M. Mirzaie, A.Barzegari, A Shayegani, “Determining Sensitive test Configuration of Power Transformers for FRA Measurement using New Approach in Finite Element Analysis,” International Review of Modeling & Simulation (IREMOS), Praise Worthy Prize, Vol.2 No.5, pp. 558-564, Praise Worthy Prize, Oct 2009.
  28. R Barzegaran, M. Mirzaie, A Shayegani, “Frequency Response Analysis in Power Transformer for Detection of Winding Short-circuit using Quasi-static Finite Element and Circuit-based Method,” World Applied Science Journal, Vol.7 No.8 (2009), pp.1006-1015.
  29. R Barzegaran, M. Mirzaie, A Shayegani, “Faults Diagnosis of Power Transformer Winding by means of Finite Element Method and Frequency Response Analysis,” AJEEE (Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering) Vol. 7 Issue 3, May 2010, p247.
  30. R. Barzegaran, M. Mirzaie, M. Yazdani-Asrami, R. Ahmadi Kordkheili, “Identifying the Location of Disk to Disk Short-Circuit in Power Transformer by Means of Double-2d Finite Element Analysis,” International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE), Vol. 5. n. 4, pp. 1452-1459, Aug 2010.

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Payam Niknejad, Tanushree Agarwal, and R. Barzegaran. "Using gallium nitride DC-DC converter for speed control of BLDC motor." Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), 2017 IEEE International. IEEE, 2017.
  2. Fatemeh Rahmani, and R. Barzegaran. "Dynamic wireless power charging of electric vehicles using optimal placement of transmitters." In Electromagnetic Field Computation (CEFC), 2016 IEEE Conference on, pp. 1-1. IEEE, 2016.
  3. R. Barzegaran, Shuva Paul, Akhlaqur Rahman, “Cyber Physical Renewable Energy Microgrid: A novel Approach to make the power system reliable, resilient and secure,” IEEE ISGT Asia Oct 2016
  4. Khatibi, H. Zargarzadeh, R. Barzegaran,” Power System Dynamic Model Reduction by Means of an Iterative SVD-Krylov Model Reduction Method”, 2016 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Minneapolis Sep 2016
  5. Khatibi, H. Zargarzadeh, T. Amraee, R. Barzegaran, “Comparative Analysis of Dynamic Model Reduction with Application in Power Systems”, IEEE Clemson University Power Systems Conference , Mar 2016
  6. Barzegaran, Swaminathan Chandrasekaran, Utsav Maniyar " Human Machine Interface for Real-Time Speed Control of Permanent Magnet DC Motor," IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conversion Systems (EPECS) 2015, November 24-26, 2015
  7. Barzegaran, O.A Mohammed, "Electric Machine Drive Design Improvements Through Control and Digital Signal Processing Techniques," PES General Meeting Conference & Exposition, 2015 IEEE, 26-30 July 2015
  8. Barzegaran, Md Kamruzzaman, Hazzaz Mahmud, O. A. Mohammed, "Direct Torque Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine Using Sparse Matrix Converter with SiC Switches," IEEE International Electric Machine and Drives (IEMDC) 2015, 10-13 May 2015
  9. R. Barzegaran, Swaminathan Chandrasekaran, Utsav Maniyar, “Human Machine Interface for Real-Time Speed Control of Permanent Magnet DC Motor,” IEEE International Conference on Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems, Nov 2015
  10. R. Barzegaran, "Lamar Renewable Energy Microgrid," at Tenth Carnegie Mellon Conference On The Electricity Industry Testbeds For Smart Grids And Smart Cities, April 2015
  11. Barzegaran, Mazloomzadeh, A.; O.A Mohammed, "Fault diagnosis of the asynchronous machines through magnetic signature analysis using finite-element method and neural networks," PES General Meeting Conference & Exposition, 2014 IEEE, vol., no., pp.1,1, 27-31 July 2014
  12. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “ Combined Edge Modelling Technique for Electromagnetic Signature Study of the Large Direct Current Machines,” Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics, Jacksonville, FL, USA, Mar. 2014.
  13. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “Condition Monitoring of Electrical Machines for Extreme Environments using the Electromagnetic Stray Fields,” International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM 2014), Berlin, Germany, Sep 2014,
  14. R Barzegaran, A. Mazloomzadeh, O.A. Mohammed, “Identification of Short-circuit Location in Induction Motors using Radiated Electromagnetic Field Signatures,” International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS 2013), Busan, Korea, OCT 2013.
  15. R Barzegaran, A. Nejadpak, O.A. Mohammed, “Electromagnetic signature study of the power converter connected to an electric motor drives,” Computation of Electromagnetic Fields (COMPUMAG 2013), July 2013, Budapest, Hungary.
  16. R Barzegaran, A. Nejadpak, O.A. Mohammed, “Condition Monitoring of PM Synchronous Motor Using High-Frequency Signal Injection in Low Speed Senseless Control Algorithm,” IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference IEMDC 2013,  pp.716-721, 12-15 May 2013.
  17. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “Investigation of the Magnetic Signatures of Unbalanced Currents of Electric Motor Operation Using Finite Element Method and Neural Networks” 29th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics, Monterey, CA, USA Mar. 2013.
  18. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “A Generalized Equivalent Source Model of AC Electric Machines for Numerical Electromagnetic Field Signature Studies” IEEE INTERMAG 2012, Vancouver, Canada 7-11 MAY 2012.
  19. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “Near Field Evaluation of Electromagnetic Signatures from Wound Rotor Synchronous Generators using Wire Modeling in Finite Element domain” 28th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics, Columbus, OH, USA Apr. 2012.
  20. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “Multi-Dipole Modeling of XLPE Cable for Electromagnetic Field Studies in Large Power Systems,” The Sixth International Conference on Electromagnetic Field Problems and Applications (ICEF), June 19-21 2012, Dalian, China.
  21. R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “3DFE Wire Modeling and Annealysis of Electromagnetic Signatures from Electric Power Drive Components and Systems,” Fifteenth Biennial IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation (CEFC2012).
  22. Nejadpak, M.R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “Numerical Simulation of Low Frequency Far Fields form an Operating Multi-Component System Including Power Converter Load Switching,” Fifteenth Biennial IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation (CEFC2012).
  23. R Barzegaran, A. Sarikhani, O.A. Mohammed, “Equivalent Current Loop Model for the Study of Radiated Electromagnetic Field Interference in Multi-Machine Electric Drives” ACES 2011, VA, USA 27-31 March 2011.
  24. R Barzegaran, A. Nejadpak, O.A. Mohammed, “High Frequency Electromagnetic Field Model for the Evaluation of Parasitic Elements in Power Converters” ACES 2011, VA, USA 27-31 March 2011.
  25. Nejadpak, M.R Barzegaran, A Sarikhani, O.A. Mohammed, “Design of Planar Inductor Based Z-Source Inverters for Residential Alternate Energy Sources,” IEEE APEC 2011, TX USA, pp.1-8, 6-10 March 2011.
  26. Nejadpak, M.R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “Study of the high frequency electromagnetic behavior of planar inductor design for resonant circuits in switching power converters” IEEE CEM 2011, Poland, 6-10 April 2011.
  27. Sarikhani, M.R Barzegaran, O.A. Mohammed, “Optimum Equivalent Models of Multi-Conductor Systems for the Study of Electromagnetic Signatures and Radiated Emissions from Electric” IEEE COMPUMAG 2011, Australia 12-15 July 2011.
  28. R Barzegaran, A. Sarikhani, O.A. Mohammed, “An Equivalent Source Model for the Study of Radiated Electromagnetic Fields in Multi-Machine Electric Drive Systems” IEEE EMC 2011, CA, USA, 25-29 Aug 2011.
  29. R Barzegaran, M. Mirzaie, A Shayegani, “Investigating Short-circuit in Power Transformer Winding with Quasi-static Finite Element Analysis and Circuit-based Model,” 2010 IEEE PES T&D, 19-22 April 2010.
  30. R Barzegaran, M. Mirzaie, A Shayegani, “Diagnosing and Detecting the Location of Short-circuit in Power Transformer winding using frequency response analysis with in Finite Element – circuit-based method,” International PSC Oct-2009. 09-TRN-0129.

Education

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Florida International University
  • M.Electrical Engineering, University Tehran & Mazandaran
  • B.Electrical Engineering, University of Mazandaran

Awards & Honors

  • Anthony George young faculty fellowship for three years
  • The Outstanding graduate of the College of engineering from Florida International University, class of 2014.
  • The Graduate school Fellowship in 2013.
  • Recipient of second Best Paper Award of the ACES conference 2014.
  • The GSPC Award in 2011 and 2012.
  • Awarded the technical oral presentation competition in the society of Material Advantage,2011 &2012.
  • Ranked 1st in GPA among all graduate students in 2011, ECE, Florida International University.
  • Graded 20.0/20.0 from the M.Sc Thesis for the first time in the history of Electrical Eng. Department.
  • Top 1% of the National Annual Graduate School Entrance Exam.