Publications

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journals

A single-phase synchronisation technique for grid-connected energy storage system under faulty grid conditions
K. Saleem, Z. Ali, K. Mehran
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2020
under review

An Event-based Adaptive Control Approach for the mitigation of parasitic effects in a SiC-Based DC-DC Boost Converter
N. Rezaei, K. Mehran, S. Gadoue,
IEEE Transactions in Power Electronics, 2020
under review

Load Forecast Based Consensus Control for DC Microgrids with Distributed Long Short Term Memory (LSTM) Deep Learning
S.A. Alavi, K. Mehran, V. Vahidinasab, J. Catalão  
IEEE Transactions in Industrial Electronics, 2020
under review

Multilayer Even-based Coordination for DC Microgrids with Peer-to-peer non-uniform communication Delays 
S.A. Alavi, K. Mehran, A. Rahimian
Scientific Report, 2020
under review

Online Harmonic Elimination Pulse Width Modulation Technique for Modular Multilevel Cascade Converter
A.M. Amjad, K. Mehran, and S. Gadoue
IEEE Transactions in Power Electronics, 2020
under review

Optimal Observer Synthesis for Microgrids With Adaptive Send-on-Delta Sampling Over IoT Communication Networks
S. A. Alavi, K. Mehran, Y. Hao 
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2020
In press

Online Reduced Complexity Parameter Estimation Technique for Equivalent Circuit Model of Lithium-ion Battery
K. Saleem, K. Mehran, and Z. Ali
Electric Power Systems Research (Elsevier), 2020
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsr.2020.106356

Overview of Electric Energy Distribution Networks Expansion Planning
V. VAHIDINASAB, M. TABARZADI1, H. ARASTEH, M.I. ALIZADEH, M. MOHAMMAD BEIGI, H. SHEIKHZADEH1, K. MEHRAN and M. S. SEPASIAN1
IEEE Access, Feb 2020
DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2973455

Stability Analysis of Discrete-Time Polynomial Fuzzy-Model-Based Control Systems with Time Delay and positivity constraints through Piecewise Taylor Series Membership Functions 
X. Li, K. Mehran, Z. Bao
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 2020
DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2020.2969095

Membership-dependent Stability Analysis of Discrete-time Positive Polynomial Fuzzy-model-based Control Systems with Time Delay 
X. Li, K. Mehran, H. K. Lam, Z. Bao
IET Control Theory & Applications, 2020
DOI: 10.1049/iet-cta.2019.0723

Integrated active/reactive power scheduling of interdependent microgrid and EV fleets based on stochastic multi-objective normalised normal constraint 
M. Saffari, M. Kia, V. Vahidinasab, K. Mehran
IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 2020
DOI: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2019.1406

A Flexible Two-Stage Robust Model for Moving the Transmission and Reactive Power Infrastructures Expansion Planning toward Power System Integration of Renewables 
N. Olfatinezhad, V. Vahidinasab, M. Ahmadian, J. Aghaei, K. Mehran
IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 2020
DOI: 10.1049/iet-rpg.2019.0287

Stability analysis of discrete-time positive polynomial-fuzzy-model-based control systems through fuzzy co-positive Lyapunov function with bounded control 
X. Li, K. Mehran, H K Lam, B. Xiao, Z. Bao,
IET Control Theory & Applications, 2019
DOI: 10.1049/iet-cta.2019.0133

Model-based control and stability analysis of discrete-time polynomial fuzzy systems with time delay and positivity constraints 
X. Li, K. Mehran,
IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Nov 2019
DOI: 10.1109/TFUZZ.2019.2893344

Co-optimising distribution network adequacy and security by simultaneous utilisation of network reconfiguration and distributed energy resources 
S. A. Ahmadi, V. Vahidinasab, M. S. Ghazizadeh, K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, P. Taylor,
IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Oct 2019
DOI:  10.1049/iet-gtd.2019.0824

Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of PLL Algorithms for Grid-Connected RES Applications 
Z. Ali, N. Christofides, K. Saleem, A. Polycarpou, K. Mehran
IET Renewable Power Generation, 2019
IET Digital Library.
DOI:  10.1049/iet-rpg.2019.0434

A Model-Based implementation of an MPPT technique and a control system for a variable speed wind turbine PMSG 
N. Rezaei, K. Mehran, C. Cossar,
International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control (IJMIC), 2018
DOI: 10.1504/IJMIC.2019.096833

A Fuzzy Logic Module to Estimate a Driver’s Fuel Consumption for Reality-Enhanced Serious Games
R. Massoud, S. Poslad, F. Bellotti, R. Berta, K. Mehran, A. De Gloria,
International Journal of Serious Games
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17083/ijsg.v5i4.266

A Distributed Event-Triggered Control Strategy for DC Microgrids Based on Publish-Subscribe Model Over Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
S. A. Alavi, K. Mehran, Y. Hao, A. Rahimian, H. Mirsaeedi, V. Vahidinasab,
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2019
DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2018.2856893

End-user participation in a collaborative distributed voltage control and demand response program
A. Abessi, A. Zakariazadeh, V. Vahidinasab, M. S. Ghazizadeh, K. Mehran,
IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Feb 2018
DOI: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2017.0975

A Novel Multiobjective Generation and Transmission Investment Framework for Implementing 100% Renewable Energy Sources
A. Bagheri, V. Vahidinasab, and K. Mehran,
IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Sep. 2017
DOI: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2017.0976

Reverse Recognition of Body Postures Using On-body Radio Channel Characteristics
M. Fang, A. Ren, Z. Zhang, X. Yang, Q. H. Abbasi, K. Qaraqe, A. Alomainy, K. Mehran, Y. Hao,
IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, July 2017
DOI:  10.1049/iet-map.2016.0990

Stability analysis of sliding-grazing phenomenon in dry-friction oscillator using TS fuzzy approach
K. Mehran, B. Zahawi, D. Giaouris, J. Wang,
Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 2015
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4029663

Arrays of microLEDs and Astrocytes: biological amplifiers to optogenetically modulate neuronal networks reducing light requirement
R. Berlinguer-Palmini, R. Narducci, K. Mehran, A. Dilaghi, F. Moroni, A. Masi, T. Scartabelli, E. Landucci, M. Sili; B. McGovern, P. Maaskant, P. Degenaar, G. Mannaioni,
PLOS ONE, Sep. 2014
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108689

Development of optics with micro-LED arrays for improved optoelectronic neural stimulation
L. Chaudet, M. Neil, P. Degenaar, K. Mehran, R. Berlinguer-Palmini, B. Corbet, P. Maaskant
In SPIE BiOS, pp. 85860R-85860R. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2013
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2002070

Investigation of the near-grazing behaviour in hard-impact oscillators using model-based TS fuzzy approach
K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, B. Zahawi,
Nonlinear Dynamics, 2012

A processing platform for optoelectronic/optogenetic retinal prosthesis
W. Al-Atabany, B. McGovern, K. Mehran, R. Berlinguer-Palmini, P. Degenaar,
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2011
DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2011.2177498

Stability analysis and control of Nonlinear phenomena in Boost converter using model-based Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy approach
K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, B. Zahawi,
IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems – I,  2010
DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2009.2019389

Modelling and stability analysis of closed loop current-mode controlled Ćuk converter using Takagi–Sugeno fuzzy approach
K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, and B. Zahawi,
Analysis and Control of Chaotic Systems, 2009.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3182/20090622-3-UK-3004.00043

Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Modelling for Process Control
K. Mehran,
Tutorial for the module EEE8005, Newcastle University, 2008

Conferences

Simulation Assisted Current Density Monitoring for Lithium-ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles
M. Javadipour, S. A. Alavi, K. Mehran
The 9th International Conference on Renewable Power Generation (RPG), 2020

Online magnetic field monitoring in lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles
M. Javadipour, K. Mehran
Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD), 2020

Design and Performance Evaluation of An Optimal Cascade Controller Based On Real-Time Closed-Loop PID Auto-tuner For Buck-Boost Converters in EVs
N. Rezaei, K. Mehran
Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD), 2020

Multi-physics Condition Monitoring Technique for Reliability Assessment of Wide Bandgap-Based Power Modules in Electric Vehicle Application
S. J. Naghibi, K. Mehran
15th International Conference on Ecological Vehicles and Renewable Energies (EVER), 2020 

Online Implementation of Harmonic Elimination Pulse Width Modulation Method for Modular Multilevel Converters
A. M. Amjad, K. Mehran
IEEE Applied Power Electronic Conference (APEC), 2020

An improved pre-filtering MAF synchronisation algorithm for single-phase V2G application
K. Saleem, Z. Ali, K. Mehran
IEEE-Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (EECS), 2020

A single-phase synchronisation technique for grid-connected systems under distorted grid conditions
K. Saleem, Z. Ali, K. Mehran
IEEE-Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (EECS), 2019

Microgrid Optimal State Estimation Over IoT Wireless Sensor Networks With Event-Based Measurements 
S. A. Alavi, M. Javadipour, K. Mehran
45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2019
DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2019.8927727

Dynamic Modelling and Performance Assessment of a Single Battery Electric Vehicle Powertrain System Employing an Induction Motor 
N. Rezaei, K. Mehran,
20th Workshop on Control and Modelling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Toronto, 2019
DOI: 10.1109/COMPEL.2019.8769671

EV battery diagnostic system using current density imaging
K. Mehran,
UK Energy Storage Conference (UKES), 2019, Newcastle, UK

Improving the life-cycle of Lithium-ion battery packs to support wind renewable fluctuations
K. Mehran,
2nd World Congress on Wind & Renewable Energy, June 2018, London

A Distributed Event-Triggered Control Strategy for DC Microgrids over Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
K. Mehran, S. A. Alavi, Y. Hao, A. Rahimian,
4th International Conference and Business Expo on Wireless, Telecommunication & IoT, May 2018, London

Voltage Control in LV Networks using Electric Springs with Co-ordination
Z. Akhtar, S. A. Alavi, K. Mehran,
In 31st IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Aug 2018
DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.2018.8447586

Modelling and Analysis of Indirect Field-Oriented Control of SVPWM-Driven Induction Motor Drive Based on a Voltage Source Inverter
Z. Akhtar, S. A. Alavi, K. Mehran,
In 31st IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Aug 2018
DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.2018.8447675

An IoT-Based Data Collection Platform for Situational Awareness-Centric Microgrids
S. A. Alavi, A Rahimian, K. Mehran, J M Ardestani,
In 31st IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Aug 2018
DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.2018.8447718

A Practical Model and an Optimal Controller for Variable Speed Wind Turbine Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator
N. Rezaei, K. Mehran, and C. Cossar,
In 9th IEEE International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC), 2017
DOI: 10.1109/ICMIC.2017.8321604

Energy Management Using a Situational Awareness-Centric Ad-Hoc Network in a Home Environment
T. Monajemi, A. Rahimian, and K. Mehran,
Second EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies (SmartGIFT), Springer, March 2017

Modelling and stability analysis of DC-DC buck converter via Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy approach
K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, and B. Zahawi,
3rd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent System and Knowledge Engineering (ISKE), 2008
DOI: 10.1109/ISKE.2008.4730963

Book Chapters

Fuzzy logic for non-smooth dynamical systems
K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, B. Zahawi,
Book chapter in Kansei Engineering and Soft Computing-Theory and Practice, IGI Global, 2011
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61692-797-4.ch008

Delay Resilient Networked Control with Application to Microgrids: multi-agent and fuzzy control approach
K. Mehran, S.A. Alavi, X. Li
Control strategy for time-delay systems, Elsevier book, 2020
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61692-797-4.ch008

Invited talks and seminars
2019 Invited seminar at BOSCH, Germany; University of Sheffield; Teesside University; University of Warwick; Newcastle University; Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
2018 Invited seminar at University of Genova, Italy; INEX Microtechnology Ltd, UK; Keynote speaker at 5th International Conference and Exhibition on Automobile & Mechanical Engineering, Rome, Italy; Invited seminar at the Strathclyde Innovation Symposium on Optically Pumped Magnetometers (SIS-OPM) 2018 on Quantum Magnetometers, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow; Quantum Systems and Devices Group, University of Sussex, UK
2017 Session chair and presenter in the International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, Kunming, China; Chair and Invited speaker at Battery Workshop, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China
2017 Invited seminar at University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China; Smart Grid Center in Niroo Research Institute (NRI), Iran; Niroo Research Institute (NRI), Iran
2016 Invited seminar at Energy Storage Workshop at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; Institute of Energy, Sharif Institute of Technology, Iran
2015 Invited seminar at University of Birmingham
2014 Invited seminar at Jaguar Land Rover, Warwick, UK; Control Applied to Renewable Energy workshop, University of Warwick, UK
2013 Invited seminar at Newcastle University (ARC)
2012 Invited seminar at Department of Physics, Imperial College London; Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI), Switzerland
2011 Invited seminar at Scientifica Ltd, UK; Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London; academic visit and seminar at the Max Planck Institute, Germany