Publications

2018

Z. Akhtar, K. Mehran, S. A. Alavi, “Reduction in energy storage requirements for DC / AC microgrids by using power electronic compensators”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

S. A. Alavi, A. Rahimian, K. Mehran, Y. Hao, “A Distributed Plug-and-Play Control Framework for Microgrids Using Directional Radio Links”, submitted as letter to IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

N. Olfatinezhad1, V. Vahidinasab, M. Ahmadian, J. Aghaei, K. Mehran, “Moving Transmission/Reactive Power Infrastructures Expansion Planning Toward Renewable-Integrated Power Systems Application: A Flexible Two-Stage Robust Model”, submitted to IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution.

X. Li, K. Mehran, “Model-based control and stability analysis of discrete-time polynomial fuzzy systems with time delay and positivity constraints”, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, accepted with minor revision.

S. A. Alavi, K. Mehran, Y. Hao, A. Rahimian, H. Mirsaeedi, V. Vahidinasab, “A Distributed Event-Triggered Control Strategy for DC Microgrids Based on Publish-Subscribe Model Over Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, accepted. Pdf

A. Abessi, A. Zakariazadeh, V. Vahidinasab, M. S. Ghazizadeh, K. Mehran, “End-user participation in a collaborative distributed voltage control and demand response program”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 20th Feb 2018, doi: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2017.0975. Pdf

N. Rezaei, K. Mehran, C. Cossar, “A Model-Based Implementation of an MPPT Technique and a Control System for a Variable Speed Wind Turbine PMSG”, International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control, accepted for publication, 25th Feb 2018. Pdf


K. Mehran, “Improving the life-cycle of Lithium-ion battery packs to support wind renewable fluctuations”, 2nd World Congress on Wind & Renewable Energy, June 14-16, 2018, London, UK.

K. Mehran, S. A. Alavi, Y. Hao, A. Rahimian, “A Distributed Event-Triggered Control Strategy for DC Microgrids over Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks”, 4th International Conference and Business Expo on Wireless, Telecommunication & IoT, May 28-29, 2018, London, UK.

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

N. Rezaei, K. Mehran, C. Cossar, “Modelling and Analysis of Indirect Field-Oriented Control of SVPWM-Driven Induction Motor Drive Based on a Voltage Source Inverter”, In 31st IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), 2018. Pdf

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

2017

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

M. Fang, A. Ren, Z. Zhang, X. Yang, Q. H. Abbasi, K. Qaraqe, A. Alomainy, K. Mehran, Y. Hao, “Reverse Recognition of Body Postures Using On-body Radio Channel Characteristics”, IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, vol. 11, issue 9, July 2017 |DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2016.0990. Pdf


N. Rezaei, K. Mehran, and C. Cossar. “A Practical Model and an Optimal Controller for Variable Speed Wind Turbine Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator.” In 9th IEEE International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC 2017), Kunming, China, 10-12 July 2017, (selected as 5 best papers). Pdf

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

 

2015

K. Mehran, B. Zahawi, D. Giaouris, J. Wang, “Stability analysis of sliding-grazing phenomenon in dry-friction oscillator using TS fuzzy approach”, Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 10, no. 6, 7 pages, 2015 |DOI: 10.1115/1.4029663. Pdf

2014

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,”Arrays of microLEDs and Astrocytes: biological amplifiers to optogenetically modulate neuronal networks reducing light requirement”, PLOS ONE, Sep. 2014 |DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.010868. Pdf

2013

L. Chaudet, M. Neil, P. Degenaar, K. Mehran, R. Berlinguer-Palmini, B. Corbet, P. Maaskant et al. “Development of optics with micro-LED arrays for improved opto-electronic neural stimulation.” In SPIE BiOS, pp. 85860R-85860R. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2013 | DOI:10.1117/12.2002070. Pdf

2012

K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, B. Zahawi, ”Investigation of the near-grazing behaviour in hard-impact oscillators using model-based TS fuzzy approach”, Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 69, no. 3, pp. 1-17, 2012 | DOI: 10.1007/s11071-012-0348-8. Pdf

2011

W. Al-Atabany, B. McGovern, K. Mehran, R. Berlinguer-Palmini, P. Degenaar, “A processing platform for optoelectronic/optogenetic retinal prosthesis”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2011, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 781-791 | DOI 10.1109/TBME.2011.2177498. Pdf

K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, B. Zahawi, “Fuzzy logic for non-smooth dynamical systems”, book chapter in Kansei Engineering and Soft Computing-Theory and Practice, IGI Global, 2011, pp. 147-166. Pdf

2010

K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, B. Zahawi, “Stability analysis and control of Nonlinear phenomena in Boost converter using model-based Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy approach”, IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems – I, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 200-212, Jan. 2010 |DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2009.2019389.Pdf

2009

K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, and B. Zahawi, “Modelling and stability analysis of closed loop current-mode controlled Ćuk converter using Takagi–Sugeno fuzzy approach”, Analysis and Control of Chaotic Systems, vol. 2, no. 1, 2009. Pdf

2008

K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, and B. Zahawi, “Modelling and stability analysis of DC-DC buck converter via Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy approach”, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent System and Knowledge Engineering (ISKE), 2008, vol. 1, pp. 401-406. | DOI: 10.1109/ISKE.2008.4730963. Pdf

K. Mehran, “Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Modelling for Process Control”. Tutorial for Industrial automation, robotics and artificial intelligence (EEE8005), Newcastle University, 2008. Pdf


K. Mehran, D. Giaouris, B. Zahawi, “Modelling and stability analysis of DC-DC buck converter via Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy approach”, In Intelligent System and Knowledge Engineering, 2008. ISKE 2008. 3rd International Conference on (vol. 1, pp. 401-406), IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/ISKE.2008.4730963.