Publications

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journals

Security dissipative control for interval type-2 fuzzy hidden Markovian jump systems under event-triggered scheme
V. A. Rengaraj, B. Pagavathi, M. Mahinzaeim, K. Mehran
International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/rnc.7400

Data-Driven Management Systems for Wave-Powered Renewable Energy Communities
S. Iqbal, K. Mehran
MDPI Energies
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en17051197

Relaxed Positivity, η-Exponential Stabilisation and l1-Gain Performance of Polynomial Discrete-Time Fuzzy System with Time-Delay and External Disturbance
X. Lia,, Y. Shana, X. Wanga, K. Mehran, H. K. Lam
Fuzzy Sets and Systems 
Accepted

A novel distributed privacy-preserving control and data collection method for IoT-centric microgrids
S. A. Alavi, M. Javadipour, A. Rahimian, K. Mehran
IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1049/gtd2.12803

Real-time Degradation Level Assessment of IGBT Gate Oxide Layer Using Turn-off Delay Time
S. Jazayeri, S. Mohsenzadeh, J. Naghibi, K. Mehran
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 38, no. 12, pp. 16153-16164
DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2023.3319379

Real-Time Comprehensive Condition Monitoring Technique for SiC MOSFET-Based Inverters in EV Applications
J. Naghibi, K. Mehran, M. P. Foster 
Transportation Research Procedia, vol. 70, 2023, pp. 380-387
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2023.11.043

A Complete Online Solution of Harmonic Elimination PWM Method using Modified-Equilibrium Optimzer-Levenberg-Marquardt Algorithm
A. M. Amjad, K Mehran, S. Gadoue
IEEE Access 2023, vol. 11, pp. 47362-47376
DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3274607

Capacity estimation of lithium-ion batteries based on optimized charging voltage section and virtual sample generation
Y. Tian a, Q. Dong, J. Tian, X. Li, G. Li, K. Mehran
Applied Energy, Vol. 332, 15 Feb. 2023, 120516
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2022.120516

A Novel Online State of Health Estimation Method for Electric Vehicle Pouch Cells Using Magnetic Field Imaging and Convolution Neural Networks
M. Javadipour, T. Wickramanayake, S.A. Alavi, K. Mehran
Electrochem 2022, 3, 769–788
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ electrochem3040051

Gate Oxide Degradation Condition Monitoring Technique for High-Frequency Applications of Silicon Carbide Power MOSFETs
J Naghibi, S Mohsenzade, K Mehran, MP Foster
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics 38 (1), 1079-1091
DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2022.3198291

Online harmonic elimination pulse width modulation technique for modular multilevel cascade converter
A. M. Amjad, K. Mehran, S Gadoue, F Blaabjerg
International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2021.107242

Reliability Enhancement of Power IGBTs under Short-Circuit Fault Condition Using Short-Circuit Current Limiting-Based Technique
J Naghibi, K Mehran, MP Foster
Energies 14 (20), 6720
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14217397

High-Frequency Non-Invasive Magnetic Field-Based Condition Monitoring of SiC Power MOSFET Modules
J Naghibi, K Mehran, Martin P. Foster 
Energies 2021, 14(20), 6720
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14206720

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
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2021.107242

Multilayer Event-Based Distributed Control System for DC Microgrids With Non-Uniform Delays and Directional Communication
S.A. Alavi, K. Mehran, A. Rahimian, V. Vahidinasab
IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 2020
https://doi.org/10.1049/gtd2.12284

Stability and Stabilisation of Polynomial Fuzzy-Model-Based Switched Nonlinear Systems under MDADT Switching Signal
Z Bao, HK Lam, Y Peng, F Liu, K Merhan
IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems
DOI: 10.1109/TFUZZ.2022.3180223

Membership Function, Time Delay-Dependent η-Exponential Stabilization of the Positive Discrete-Time Polynomial Fuzzy Model Control System
X Li, K Mehran, Z Bao
IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems 30 (7), 2197-2209
DOI:10.1109/TFUZZ.2021.3075482

A Day-Ahead Energy Management for Multi MicroGrid System to Optimise the Energy Storage Charge and Grid Dependency—A Comparative Analysis
S Iqbal, K Mehran
Energies 15 (11), 4062
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15114062 

A review on foreign object detection for magnetic coupling-based electric vehicle wireless charging
Y Tian, W Guan, G Li, K Mehran, J Tian, L Xiang
Green Energy and Intelligent Transportation, 100007
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geits.2022.100007

Building a Comprehensive Conceptual Framework for Power Systems Resilience Metrics
H Raoufi, V Vahidinasab, K Mehran
Iranian Electric Industry Journal of Quality and Productivity 10 (2), 28-39

Analysis of current density in the electrode and electrolyte of lithium‐ion cells for ageing estimation applications
M. Javadipour, K. Mehran
IET Smart Grid
DOI: 10.1049/stg2.12018 

Power Systems Resilience Metrics: A Comprehensive Review of Challenges and Outlook
H. Raoufi, V. Vahidinasab, K. Mehran
MDPI Sustainability 2020
DOI: 10.3390/su00010005

Microgrid State Estimation and IoT: Modelling Concepts and Design Algorithm
S. A. Alavi, M Javadipour, K Mehran
TechRxiv

Forecast Based Consensus Control for DC Microgrids Using Distributed Long Short-Term Memory Deep Learning Models
S.A. Alavi, K. Mehran, V. Vahidinasab, J. Catalão  
IEEE Transactions in Smart Grid, 2020
DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2021.3070959

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
DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2020.3034853

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. Tabarzadi, H. Arasteh, M.I. Alizadeh, M. Mohammad Beigi, H. Sheikhzadeh, K. Mehran and M. S. Sepasian
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

Numerical Analysis for Aerodynamic Behaviour of Hyperloop Pods
Y.K. Singh, K Mehran
Preprints
DOI: doi: 10.20944/preprints201912.0101.v1

State monitoring for situational awareness in rural microgrids using the IoT infrastructure
S.A. Alavi, M Javadipour, K Mehran
arXiv preprint arXiv:1906.00437, 2019/6/2
DOI: https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.1906.00437

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

A Novel Root-Finding Algorithm to Solve the Pseudo-2D Model of a Lithium-ion Battery
T. Wickramanayake, M. Javadipour, K. Mehran
2023 IEEE International Conference on Electrical Systems for Aircraft, Railway, Ship Propulsion and Road Vehicles & International Transportation Electrification Conference (ESARS-ITEC)

A Scheme for Resource Sharing in Distributed DC Microgrids with Minimal System Losses
S. Iqbal, K. Mehran, M. Nasir
2022 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe)

On the Effect of SiC Power MOSFET Gate Oxide Degradation in High Frequency Phase Leg-Based Applications
J Naghibi, S Mohsenzade, S Iqbal, K Mehran, and M P Foster
2022 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, USA

Reinforcement Learning Based Optimal Energy Management of A Microgrid
S Iqbal, K Mehran
2022 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, USA

A Novel Approach of Peer to Peer Energy Sharing in DC Microgrid with Optimal Distribution Losses
S Iqbal, K Mehran, M Nasir
2021 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT Europe), 1-5

Package-related degradation condition monitoring of SiC power MOSFETs using current distribution anomaly detection
J Naghibi, S Mohsenzade, K Mehran, MP Foster
11th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2022)

Characterization of Si-IGBT Crosstalk with a Concentration on Power Circuit Parasitic Elements and the Device Operation Point
AA Rajabian, S Mohsenzade, J Naghibi, K Mehran
24th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE’22 ECCE Europe), 2022

Evaluation of Drain-Source Voltage in Switch Transient Time Intervals as Gate Oxide Degradation Precursor of SiC Power MOSFETs
J Naghibi, S Mohsenzade, K Mehran, MP Foster
24th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE’22 ECCE Europe), 2022

An Online Failure Assessment Approach for SiC-based MOSFET Power Modules Using Iterative Condition Monitoring Technique
J. Naghibi, K. Mehran, M. P. Foster
Twenty-first IEEE Workshop on Control and Modelling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Aalborg, Denmark, Nov 9-12, 2020

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

Statistical Estimation Framework for State Awareness in Microgrids Based on IoT Data Streams
S. A Alavi, A. Rahimian, 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

Performance comparison and practical implementation of IFOC technique between Si-and SiC-based Inverter in EVs
N Rezaei, C Cossar, K Mehran
2nd European Conference on Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), 2018
DOI: 10.1109/EECS.2018.00103

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