Research

My main areas of interest include, but not limited to,  Electric Vehicles (EV) optimization and control, smart grid optimization, interdependent power and transportation networks, demand response, distributed optimization, and transportation network optimization. Please visit my Google Scholar profile for complete list of publications.

- Selected  Journal Publications

[J6]   M. H. Amini, M. Parsa Moghaddam, and O. Karabasoglu, "Simultaneous allocation of electric vehicles' parking lots and distributed renewable resources in smart power distribution network," Sustainable Cities and Society, vol. 28, pp. 332-342, January 2017. (Link)(Download)(Slides)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2016.10.006

[J5]   M. H. Amini, A. Kargarian, and O. Karabasoglu, "ARIMA-based decoupled time series forecasting of electric vehicle charging demand for stochastic power system operation," Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 140, pp. 378-390, November 2016(Link)(Download)(Slides)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2016.06.003

[J4]   Kianoosh G. Boroojeni, M. H. Amini, S.S. Iyengar, M. Rahmani, and Panos M. Pardalos, "An economic dispatch algorithm for congestion management of smart power networks," Energy Systems, pp. 1-25, October 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s12667-016-0224-6(Link)(Download)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12667-016-0224-6

[J3]   F. Kamyab, M. H. Amini, S. Sheykhha, M. Hasanpour, and M.M. Jalali, "Demand response program in smart grid using supply function bidding mechanism," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 1277-1284, May 2016. (Link)(Download)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tsg.2015.2430364

[J2]  Kianoosh G. Boroojeni, M. H. Amini, S. Bahrami, S.S. Iyengar, Arif I. Sarwat, and O. Karabasoglu, "A novel multi-time-scale modeling for electric power demand forecasting: From short-term to medium-term horizon," Electric Power Systems Researchvol. 142, pp. 58-73, January 2017. (Link)(Download)(Slides)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2016.08.031

[J1] Arif. I. Sarwat, M. H. Amini, Alexander Domijan Jr., Aleksandar Damnjanovic, and F. Kaleem, "Weather-based interruption prediction in the smart grid utilizing chronological data," Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 308-315,  April 2016. (Link)(Download)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40565-015-0120-4


- Invited Talks/Oral Presentations

         [T3] M. Hadi Amini*, Marija D. Ilić, and O. Karabasoglu, "On the Effect of Electric Vehicle Parking Lots’ as                          Dispatchable Loads on the Power System Loss", 2015 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov.                          2015.

          [T2] M. Hadi Amini*, Marija D. Ilić, and O. Karabasoglu, "Electricity Demand Forecasting Considering Large-                     Scale Penetration of Electric Vehicles’ Parking Lots Utilizing ARIMA Model", IEEE Power & Energy Society                   General Meeting, Denver, USA, July 2015.

          [T1] M. Hadi Amini*, Marija D. Ilić, and O. Karabasoglu, "Charging Demand Prediction of Electric Vehicles’                         Parking Lots Utilizing Auto-regressive Integrated Moving Average Model", 10th Carnegie Mellon Conference                   on the Electricity Industry, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2015.

           *Presented by Hadi


- Selected  Conference Publications

[C19]    M. H. AminiKianoosh G. Boroojeni, Cheng Jian Wang, A. Nejadpak, S.S. Iyengar, and O. Karabasoglu, "Effect of Electric Vehicle Parking Lots’ Charging Demand as Dispatchable Loads on Power Systems Loss," IEEE International Electro/Information Technology Conference (EIT 2016 ), North Dakota, 2016.(Link)(Download)

[C18]    M. H. AminiM. Rahmani, Kianoosh G. Boroojeni, G. Atia, S.S. Iyengar, and O. Karabasoglu, "Sparsity-Based Error Detection in DC Power Flow State Estimation," IEEE International Electro/Information Technology Conference (EIT 2016 ), North Dakota, 2016. (Link)(Download)

[C17]   Kianoosh G. Boroojeni, M. H. Amini, A. Nejadpak, S.S. Iyengar, B. Hoseinzadeh, and Claus Leth Bak, "A theoretical bilevel control scheme for power networks with large-scale penetration of distributed renewable resources," IEEE International Electro/Information Technology Conference (EIT 2016 ), North Dakota, 2016. (Link)(Download)

[C16]    Gongxun Liu, M. H. AminiKianoosh G. Boroojeni, A. Nejadpak, and S.S. Iyengar, "Best practices for online marketing in Twitter: An experimental study," IEEE International Electro/Information Technology Conference (EIT 2016 ), North Dakota, 2016. (Link)(Download)

[C15]    M. H. Amini, R. Jaddivada, S. Mishra, and O. Karabasoglu, “Distributed Security Constrained Economic Dispatch," IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT-Asia 2015), Bangkok, Nov. 3-6, 2015. (Link)(Download)

[C14]   M. H. Amini, Marija D. Ilić, and O. Karabasoglu, "DC Power Flow Estimation Utilizing Bayesian-based LMMSE Estimator," IEEE PES General Meeting 2015, Denver, CO, USA, July 26-30, 2015. (Link)(Download)

[C13]   M. H. Amini, O. Karabasoglu, Marija D. Ilić, Kianoosh G. Boroojeni, and S.S. Iyengar, "ARIMA-based Demand Forecasting Method Considering Probabilistic Model of Electric Vehicles' Parking Lots," IEEE PES General Meeting 2015, Denver, CO, USA, July 26-30, 2015. (Link)(Download)

[C12]   M. H. Amini, J. Frye, Marija D. Ilić, and O. Karabasoglu, "Smart Residential Energy Scheduling Utilizing Two Stage Mixed Integer Linear Programming," IEEE 47th North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2015)Charlotte, NC, USA, Oct. 4-6, 2015. (Link)(Download)

[C11]   A. I. Sarwat, A. Domijan Jr., M. H. Amini, A. Damnjanovic, and A. Moghadasi,  "Smart Grid reliability assessment utilizing Boolean Driven Markov Process and variable weather conditions," IEEE 47th North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2015)Charlotte, NC, USA, Oct. 4-6, 2015. (Link)(Download)

[C10]   M. H. Amini, Arif I. Sarwat, S.S. Iyengar, and I. Guvenc, “Determination of the Minimum-Variance Unbiased Estimator for DC Power-Flow Estimation,” 40th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON 2014), Dallas, TX, USA, 2014. (Link)

[C9]     M. H. Amini, Arif I. Sarwat, A.H. Moghadasi, and M. Jamei, “Power Quality Improvement of Electric Vehicle DC Charging Stations Utilizing UPQC and SFCL," Florida Energy System Consortium Workshop (FESC 2014), Gainesville, FL, May 12-13, 2014. (Link)

[C8]       M. H. Amini, and Arif I. Sarwat, “Allocation of Electric Vehicles' Parking Lots in Distribution Network," IEEE PES 5th Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT 2014), Washington, DC, Feb 19-22, 2014. (Link)(Download)

[C7]  M. H. Amini, Arif I. Sarwat. Optimal Reliability-based Placement of Plug-In Electric Vehicles in Smart Distribution Network. IJES, 2014, 4(2), 43-49. (Link)

[C6]   AH. Moghadasi, Arif I. Sarwat, M. H. Amini, “LVRT Capability Assessment of FSIG-based Wind Turbine Utilizing UPQC and SFCL”, IEEE PES General Meeting 2014, Washington DC, USA, July 27-31, 2014. (Link)

[C5]   M. H. Amini, B. Nabi and M.-R. Haghifam, "Load Management Using Multi-Agent Systems in Smart Distribution Network," IEEE PES General Meeting 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 21-25, 2013. (Link)(Download)

[C4]      M. H. Amini, and M. Parsa Moghaddam," Probabilistic Modelling of Electric Vehicles' Parking Lots Charging Demand," 21th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering ICEE2013, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, May 14-16, 2013. (Link)

[C3]       M. H. Amini, M. Parsa Moghaddam and E. Heydarian Forushani, " Forecasting the PEV Owner Reaction to the Electricity Price Based on the Customer Acceptance Index," IEEE Conference on Smart Electrical Grids Technology, SEGT2012, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, Dec 18-19, 2012. (Link)

[C2]    M. H. Amini, B. Nabi, M. Parsa Moghaddam and S.A. Mortazavi, "Evaluating the Effect of Demand Response Programs and Fuel Cost on PHEV Owners Behavior, A Mathematical Approach," IEEE 2nd Iranian Conference on Smart Grid ICSG2012, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran, May 23-24, 2012. (Link)

[C1]   E. Heydarian-Forushani, M. Parsa Moghaddam, M. K. Sheikh-El-Eslami, and M. H. Amini, "Wind Power Producer Trading Framework Using Demand Response Resources," 3rd Iranian Conference on Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation ICREDG 2013, University of Isfahan, Iran. 

 

- Other Conference Papers 

[1]     M.H. Amini, Arif I. Sarwat, Poster presentation, Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week(GSAW 2014), FIU, Miami, FL.

[2]     B. Nabi, M.H. Amini, A. Moradkhani and M.-R. Haghifam, " Power Distribution Network Assets' Aging Estimation Based on the Parametric and Non-parametric Methods," 18th Electric Power Distribution Conference EPDC2013,Kermanshah, Iran, April 29-30, 2013. (in Persian)

[3]     M.H. Amini, and M. Parsa Moghaddam, " Smart Grid Elements Classification, A Reliability Perspective," National Conference on Power System Engineering 2013,Malayer, Iran, April 18, 2013.

[4]     M.H. Amini, B. Nabi and M. Parsa Moghaddam, " Evaluation the Effect of Controlled Charging on the PHEV Customers Behaviour," National Conference on Power System Engineering 2013,Malayer, Iran, April 18, 2013.

[5]     M.H. Amini, B. Nabi and M.-R. Haghifam, "Load Management Based on Short Term Load Forecast By Artificial Neural Network," Regional Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, CIRED Iran LC, Tehran, Iran, 2012.

[6]     M.H. Amini, M.R. Toulabi and M. Parsa Moghaddam, "Comparison Between Bad Data Rejection Methods, A Case Study," 15th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering ISCEE2012, Kashan University, Iran, August 28-30, 2012. (in Persian)

[7]     M.H. Amini, et al, "V2G Implementation and It's Benefits in the Smart Grid Environment," 15th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering ISCEE2012, Kashan University, Iran, August 28-30, 2012. (in Persian)

[8]     E. Heydarian Forushani, M.H. Amini and M. Parsa Moghaddam, "Short Term Scheduling of The Distributed Energy Resources Operation from the Retailer Vision," 15th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering ISCEE2012, Kashan University, Iran, August 28-30, 2012. (in Persian)

[9]     S. Amani Beni, M.H. Amini and B. Nabi, "Transient Stability of A Microgrid," 15th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering ISCEE2012, Kashan University, Iran, August 28-30, 2012. (in Persian)

[10]     M.H. Amini, M.R. Toulabi and M. Parsa Moghaddam, "State Estimation with the Bad Data Rejection Ability," 2nd Iranian Conference on Smart Grid ICSG2012, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran, May 23-24, 2012. (in Persian)

[11]     M.H. Amini, et al., "Assessment the Role of AMI in Developing the Smart Grid," 20th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering ICEE2012, University of Tehran, Iran, May 15-17, 2012. (in Persian)

[12]     M.H. Amini, B. Nabi and M. Parsa Moghaddam, "Electric Vehicles Owners Uncertainty Modelling to Evaluate the Electricity Pricing Strategies on Customers' Acceptance," 17th Electric Power Distribution Conference EPDC2012,Tehran, Iran, May 1-2 ,2012. (in Persian)

[13]     B. Nabi, M.H. Amini and M. Parsa Moghaddam, " Evaluating the Effect of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles On the Congestion In Distribution Network," 17th Electric Power Distribution Conference EPDC2012,Tehran, Iran, May 1-2, 2012. (in Persian)

[14]     P. Najafi, M.H. Amini and M. Parsa Moghaddam, "Energy Management and Scheduling the Fast Electric Vehicles Battery Charging Stations Considering Energy Storages," 17th Electric Power Distribution Conference EPDC2012,Tehran, Iran, May 1-2, 2012. (in Persian)

[15]     S. Amani Beni, M. Parsa Moghaddam and M.H. Amini, "Impact of Customers Types on the Optimization of Operational Costs of Microgrids Considering Demand Response Programs ," 17th Electric Power Distribution Conference EPDC2012,Tehran, Iran, May 1-2, 2012. (in Persian)

[16]     M.H. Amini, et al., " Evaluate the Effect of Hybrid Generation of Electricity by PV and Wind on The power System Reliability and Economic Operation," 2nd Iranian Conference on Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation ICREDG 2012, University of Tehran, Iran, March 7-8, 2012. (in Persian)

[17]     S.M. Sebtahamdi, M.H. Amini and A.M. Ranjbar, "Smart Grid Implementation, Barriers and Solutions " 1st Conference on Smart Grid CSG2010, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, October 16-18,  2010. (in Persian)


I  serve as a reviewer for several journals and international conferences including:

  • IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (Link)
  • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (Link)
  • IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification (Link)
  • IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems (Link)
  • IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy (Link)
  • IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution (Link)
  • IET Intelligent Transport Systems (Link)
  • IEEE Systems Journal (Link)
  • Electric Power Systems Research (Link)
  • IEEE PES General Meeting  2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • IEEE Control Systems Society, American Control Conference (ACC) 2016