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    List of Recent Publications Mohammad Vaziri Yazdi

    • 4) R. Khorshidi, F. Shabaninia, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, “Kalman-Particle filter used for Particle Swarm Optimization of Economic Dispatch Problem” Proceedings of the IEEE GHTC Conference, October 21-24, 2012, 978-0-7695-4849-4/12/$26.00 ©2012 IEEE DOI 10.1109/GHTC 2012.73, pp 220-223, Seattle, Washington, USA

    • 5) M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, F. Tavatli, S. Vaziri, “Volt/VAr Regulation and Issues with High Penetration of Renewables on Distribution Systems” Proceedings of the IEEE IRI Conference, August 8-10, 2012, 978-1-4673-2284-3/12/$31.00 ©2012 IEEE, pp 519-524, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

    • 6) M. Johnson, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, “Understanding Slow Voltage Instability” Proceedings of the IEEE IRI Conference, August 8-10, 2012, 978-1-4673-2284-3/12/$31.00 ©2012 IEEE, pp 502-508, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

    • 7) M. Taslimian, F. Shabaninia, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, “Fuzzy Type-2 Electrode Position Controls for an Electric Arc Furnace” Proceedings of the IEEE IRI Conference, August 8-10, 2012, 978-1-4673-2284-3/12/$31.00 ©2012 IEEE, pp 489-501, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

    • 8) M.B. Sabetghadam, F. Shabaninia, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, “Type-2 Fuzzy Multiagent Traffic Signal Control” Proceedings of the IEEE IRI Conference, August 8-10, 2012, 978-1-4673-2284-3/12/$31.00 ©2012 IEEE, pp 509-512, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

    • 9) T. Oneal, M. Vaziri, “Novel Substation Bus Arrangement Metrics” Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting – 978-1-4673-2729-9/12/$31.00 ©2012 IEEE, July 22-26 2012. San Diego, California, USA

    • 10) F. Shabaninia, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, J. Vaziri, “A Novel State Estimation Formulation for Distribution Grids with Renewable Energy Sources” Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting – 978-1-4673-2729-9/12/$31.00 ©2012 IEEE, July 22-26, 2012. San Diego, California, USA

    • 11) F. Shabaninia, H. Sadeghi, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva “PMU-Based Recursive State Estimation and its Performance with Neural Network” Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting – 978-1-4673-2729-9/12/$31.00 ©2012 IEEE, July 22-26, 2012. San Diego, California, USA

    • 12) M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, T. Oneal, M. Johnson, “Distributed Generation Issues and Standards” Proceedings of the IEEE IRI Conference – 978-1-4577-0966-1/11August 3-5, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

    • 13) S. Hassan, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, “Review of Ferroresonance in Power Distribution Grids” Proceedings of the IEEE IRI Conference – 978-1-4577-0966-1/11August 3-5, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada

    • 14) M. Yahyavi, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, “System Information Quantification based on Combinatory Patterns” Proceedings of the IEEE IRI Conference – 978-1-4577-0966-1/11August 3-5, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada , USA

    • 15) F. Belkhouche, S. Vadhva, M. Vaziri, “Modeling and Controlling 3D Formations of Flocking Behavior of Unmanned Air Vehicles” Proceedings of the IEEE IRI Conference – 978-1-4577-0966-1/11August 3-5, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

    • 16) M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, T. Oneal, M. Johnson, “Smart Grid, Distributed Generation, and Standards” Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting – 978-1-4577-1002-5/11 Summer 2011, July 24-28 2011. Detroit, Michigan, USA

    • 17) K. Yagnic, S. Vadhva, R. Tatro, M. Vaziri, , “California Smart Grid Attributes – California Public Utility Commission Metrics” Proceedings of the IEEE Green Technology Conference – April 14-15, 2011, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

    • 18) M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, C. Hoffman, K. Yagnic, “Re-use of existing System Protection Concerns and Interconnection Rules for integration of Future Distributed Generation” Proceedings of the IEEE IR Conference – 978-1-4244-8098-2/10 August 4-6, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

    • 19) M. Yahyavi, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, “Solar Energy in a Volume and Efficiency in Solar Power Generation” Proceedings of the IEEE IRI Conference – 978-1-4244-8098-2/10 August 4-6, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

    • 20) M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, C. Hoffman, K. Yagnic, S. Ghadiri “Standard, Rules, and Issues for Integration of Renewable Resources” Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting – 978-1-4244-8357-0/10 Summer 2010, July 25-29 2010. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

    • 21) F. Katiraei, A. Yazdani, R. Uluski, M. Vaziri, “Voltage Regulation and Reactive Power Supply Capability of Distributed Generation for Applications in Active Distribution Systems” CIGRE’ Canada – Conference on Power System, Paper No. 121 October 4-6, 2009, Toronto Canada. Organized by CIGRE’ International: 21 rue d’Artois, F-75008 Paris, France, http: //www.cigre.org

    • 22) M. Coddington, B. Kroposki, T. Basso, K. Lynn, M. Vaziri, “Photovoltaic Systems Interconnected onto Secondary Network Distribution Systems” 34th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference - Philadelphia, PA , USA. June 7-12, 2009, Manuscript # 230

    • 23) M. Coddington, B. Kroposki, T. Basso, K. Lynn, D. Sammon, M. Vaziri, T. Yohn, “Photovoltaic Systems Interconnected onto Secondary Network Distribution Systems-Success Stories” National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technical Report, NREL/TP 550-45061 April 2009, Golden CO, USA

    • 24) M. Yahyavi, M. Vaziri, “A Novel Approach to the Concept of System Information” 52nd Annual Conference - International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS), Paper 865 (871) July 2008, University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI, USA

    • 25) M. Vaziri, R. Hunt, B. Kasztenny, “Redundancy Considerations in Protection and Control of Distribution Feeders” 34rd Annual Western Protective Relay Conference, October 16-18, 2007 Spokane, WA, USA

    • 26) M. Yahyavi, F. Brojeni, M. Vaziri, “Basic Theory and Practical Considerations in a Current Transformer” Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting – Summer 2007, June 2007. Tampa, FL, USA

    • 27) M. Vaziri, S. Hayes, “Effects of CCVT Secondary Circuit Ferroresonance on Protective Relaying” 61st Annual Protective Relay Conference, May 02-04, 2007 Georgia Technical University, Atlanta GA, USA

    • 28) M. Yahyavi, F. Brojeni, M. Vaziri, “Practical Considerations of CT Performance” 60th Annual Conference for Protective Relay Engineers, April 27-29, 2007 Texas A&M University. College Station, TX, USA

    • 29) B. Kasztenny, R. Hunt, M. Vaziri, “Protection and Control Redundancy Considerations in Medium Voltage Distribution Systems” 60th Annual Conference for Protective Relay Engineers, April 27-29, 2007 Texas A&M University. College Station, TX, USA

    • 30) M. Vaziri, F. Brojeni, E. Schulman, M. Thakur “Novel Integrated Protection and Control Schemes for Distribution Feeders” 33rd Annual Western Protective Relay Conference, October 17-19, 2006 Spokane, WA, USA

    • 31) S. Hayes, M. Vaziri, “A Case Study of Ferroresonace in a CCVT Secondary Circuit and its Impact on Protective Relaying” 33rd Annual Western Protective Relay Conference, October 17-19, 2006 Spokane, WA, USA

    • 32) M. Vaziri, F. Brojeni, E. Schulman, M. Thakur “Distribution Feeder Protection and Control Scheme Utilizing Innovative Capabilities of Microprocessor Relays” 60th Annual Protective Relay Conference, May, 2006 Georgia Technical University, Atlanta GA, USA

    • 33) G. Kaur, M. Vaziri, “Effects of Distributed Generation (DG) Interconnections on Protection of Distribution Feeders ” Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting – Summer 2006, May, 2006. Montreal Canada 1-4244-0493-2/06/$20.00 ©2006 IEEE

    • 34) M. Haider, M. Vaziri, “Investigation of Overvoltage Effects for commonly used Distribution Transformers” Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting – Summer 2006, May, 2006. Montreal Canada. 1-4244-0493-2/06/$20.00 ©2006 IEEE

    • 35) M. Vaziri, M. Ristic, M. Thakur, “Comparative Analysis of the Old and the New Relaying Technologies in Setting the Transformer Differential Protection”, 32nd Annual Western Protective Relay Conference, October 25-27, 2005 Spokane, WA, USA

    • 36) L. Lawhead, J. Horak, V. Madani, M. Vaziri “A Survey of Cold Load Pickup Practices”, 32nd Annual Western Protective Relay Conference, October 25-27, 2005 Spokane, WA, USA

    • 37) F. Noor, R. Arumugam, M. Vaziri, “Unintentional Islanding and Comparison of Prevention Techniques” Proceedings of the IEEE 37th North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 0-7803-9255-8105, October 23 -25, 2005. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA

    • 38) W. Steely, C. Perry, M. Vaziri, “Interconnection of Distributed Energy Resources in Secondary Distribution Network Systems” An EPRI Technical Update - White Paper, EPRI, 2005.1012922 Palo Alto, CA, USA

    • 39) M. Ristic, M. Thakur, M. Vaziri, “The Major Differences Between Electro Mechanical and Microprocessor Based Technologies in Relay Setting Rules for Transformer Current Differential Protection”, 59th Annual Protective Relay Conference, May, 2005 Georgia Technical University, Atlanta GA, USA

    • 40) M. Ristic, M. Thakur, M. Vaziri, “The Major Differences Between Electro Mechanical and Microprocessor Based Technologies in Relay Setting Rules for Transformer Current Differential Protection,” 58th Annual Conference for Protective Relay Engineers, . 0-7803-8896-8/05/$20.00 © 2005 IEEE, pp 227-244.April 5-7, 2005 Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

    • 41) K. Tran, M. Vaziri, “Effects of Dispersed Generation (DG) on Distribution Systems,” IEEE Power Engineering Society Proceedings, 0-7803-9156-X/05/$20.00 © 2005 IEEE. June 2005, San Francisco, CA, USA

    • 42) M. Vaziri, K. Tomsovic , A. Bose “A Directed Graph Formulation of the Multistage Distribution Expansion Problem,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, (ISSN 0885-8977), Volume 19, pp 1335-1341, July 2004

    • 43) M. Vaziri, K. Tomsovic , A. Bose “Numerical Analysis of a Directed Graph Formulation of the Multistage Distribution Expansion Problem,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, (ISSN 0885-8977), Volume 19, pp 1348-1354, July 2004

    • 44) M. Vaziri, K. Tomsovic , A. Bose and T. Gönen, “Distribution Expansion Problem: Formulation and Practicality for a Globally Optimal Solution ,” IEEE Power Engineering Society Proceedings, February 2001, 0-7803-6674-3/00

    • 45) M. Vaziri, K. Tomsovic and T. Gönen, “Distribution Expansion Problem Revisited PART 1: Categorical Analysis and Future Directions,” IASTED Power and Energy Systems Proceedings, Paper No. 319-155, September 2000, Marbella, Spain pp. 283-290

    • 46) M. Vaziri, K. Tomsovic and T. Gönen, “Distribution Expansion Problem Revisited PART 2: Proposed Modeling and Formulation”, IASTED Power and Energy Systems Proceedings, Paper No. 319-215, September 2000, Marbella Spain, pp. 291-298

    • Tutorial Publications/Presentations

    • 47) M. Vaziri, “Basics of Distribution Feeder Protection and Coordination” V Simposio Iberoamericano Sobre Protection De Sistemas Electricos De Potencia, November 12-17, 2000 Monterey Mexico pp 85-98

    • 48) M. Vaziri, “Overview of Protection Requirements for Distribution Interconnected Cogeneration Facilities” V Simposio Iberoamericano Sobre Protection De Sistemas Electricos De Potencia, November 12-17, 2000 Monterey Mexico pp 123-143

    • Technical Magazine Publications

    • 49) B. Kroposki, M. Coddington, T. Basso, M. Vaziri “Case Studies in Metro Photovoltaics: The Rub with Secondary Networks” Solar Industry, August 2009 Issue

    • 50) M. Vaziri, B. Kasztenny, R. Hunt “Protection and Control Redundancy Considerations in Medium Voltage Distributions Systems” Utility T&D Automations & Engineering, November 2007 Issue, pp 50-53

    • Papers in preparation for submission to IEEE Transactions

    • 51) M. Vaziri, K. A. Ariyawansa, K. Tomsovic, A. Bose “On the accuracy of approximating a class of NP-complete quadratic programs (QP) by a class of polynomially bounded linear programs (LP) ,” In preparation

    • 52) M. Vaziri, K. Tomsovic, A. Bose, “Extension of the Directed Graph Multistage Formulation for Upgradable, Globally Optimal Distribution Expansions,” In preparation

    • 53) M. Vaziri, K. Tomsovic, A. Bose, “Fuzzy Approach Extension of the Directed Graph Formulation for a Multistage and Multi-objective Distribution Expansion Algorithm,” In Preparation

    • 54) M. Vaziri, D. Smith, “Grounding of Systems Supplying Feeders of Low Voltage Secondary Networks,” In Preparation

    • Papers in preparation for submission to IEEE Conferences

    • 55) F. Shabaninia, R. Khorshidi, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva “Kalman-Particle filter used for Particle Swarm Optimization of Economic Dispatch Problem” To be Submitted to the IEEE 2012 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)

    • 56) M. O. AlRuwaili, M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, S. Vaziri “Impact of Distributed Generation on Voltage Profile of Radial Power Systems” To be Submitted to an IEEE Conference for publications in 2013

    • 57) M. Vaziri, S. Vadhva, M. Afzal, F. Tavatli, M. Zarghami, J. Mead, J. Patterson “Voltage Impacts of DG on Distribution Grid with Voltage Regulators and SVCs” To be Submitted to an IEEE Conference for publications in 2013

    • 58) M. Zarghami, M. Vaziri, A. Rahimi, S. Vadhva, “Applications of Battery Storage to Improve Performance of Distribution Systems” To be Submitted to an IEEE Conference for publications in 2013

    • 59)D. Isle, M. Vaziri, M. Zarghami, S. Vadhva, J. Mead, J. Patterson “Review of Concepts to increase Distributed Generation into the Distribution Network” To be Submitted to an IEEE Conference for publications in 2013

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