Dr. Mohammad Moradzadeh

Assistant Professor

 Doctor of Electrical Power Engineering with over 15 years of professional industrial-academic experience across Europe, U.K., and North America.
 Main area of expertise include: smart grid, microgrids, integrating renewable and distributed resources, ancillary services by renewables, and power system planning and opeation.

 E-mail                              M.Moradzadeh@sru.ac.ir

 Phone                               00982122970006

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Electrical Engineering Department

 

Ghent University, Ghent, BelgiumDoctor of Philosophy
2009 – 2012
 

 

 

Electrical Engineering, Power/Control Engineering

 

 

K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, IranMaster of Science

2005 – 2007

 

 

Electrical Engineering, Power Systems

 

 

Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, IranBachelor of Science

2001 – 2005

 

 

Electrical Engineering, Power Systems

 

 

2017 to present Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering Department
Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran
2015 – 2017
Senior Lecturer Department of Engineering & Technology
University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK
2014 – 2015
Research Associate
Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI)
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
2012 – 2014
Postdoctoral Fellow
Electrical Energy Laboratory (EELAB)
Department of Electrical Energy, Systems and Automation
Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
SYSTeMS research group – European Commission2009 – 2012
Control Engineer
SYSTeMS research group – European Commission
FP7 projects – European Union’s Research and Innovation
fund, Ghent, Belgium
2007 – 2009
Lecturer
Faculty of Technology and EngineeringAzad University: (Borujerd and Garmsar branches), Iran
2006 – 2007
Design Engineer
Niroo Research Institute (NRI)Ministry of Energy, Tehran, Iran
SWiFTSmart Wind Farm Control2013 – 2015
OptiWindServiceability Optimization of the Next Generation Offshore Wind Turbines2013 – 2015
WITASWind Turbines Ancillary Services2013 – 2014
C4CControl for Coordination of Distributed Systems2009 – 2011
DISCDistributed Supervisory Control of Large Plants2009 – 2011

 

Graduate & undergraduate CoursesSmart Grids, Electric Distribution Systems, Power System Analysis, Control Systems, Electro-mechanical Systems, Electrical Circuits, Relays and Protection
Labs Renewable Energy laboratory (CHCP and small-scale wind turbine emulator), Electrical Circuits laboratory, Matlab/Simulink, PSpice, Modelica®, Neplan  and HOMER labs

IWT (Flemsih Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology) iMinds-ICON project, Smart Wind Farm Control, budget for Ghent University: 424,251.00 EUR, 2013-2015.
IWT-SBO (Strategic Basic Research) project, Serviceability Optimization of the Next Generation Offshore Wind Turbines, budget for Ghent University: 677,250.00 EUR, 2013-2015.
Electrabel GDF SUEZ R&D grant, Wind Turbines Ancillary Services, total budget: 100,000.00 EUR, 2013-2014.
BOF (Special Research Fund of Ghent University) PhD finalizing grant, budget for 1 year: 50,000.00 EUR, Ghent University, 2012.
BOF doctoral scholarship, budget: 100,000.00 EUR, Ghent University, 2009-2010.
European Commission FP7 project, Control for Coordination of Distributed Systems, budget for Ghent University: 270,000.00 EUR, 2009-2011.
European Commission FP7 project, Distributed Supervisory Control of Large Plants, budget for Ghent University: 245,000.00 EUR, 2009-2011.
Interuniversity Attraction Poles (IUAP) Programme, Belgian Science Policy Office, 2009-2015.
Research grant, Economics of Microgrids, Azad University of Borujerd, Iran, 2008

First year Elec.Eng. tutor, University of Huddersfield, 2015-2016
Duty tutor, University of Huddersfield, 2016
Placement student’ tutor, University of Huddersfield, 2015-2016
Course and program development administrator, University of Windsor, 2015
President of IEEE student section, Ghent University, 2011-2012.
Vice-president of student association of Excellence in Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2006.
President of Young Researchers’ Club, Ardebil, Iran, 1999-2001

  • Project Management
  • Lecturing Skills
  • Advanced Academic Writing Skills
  • Advanced Conference and Presentation Skills
  • Meetings and Negotiations Skills
  • Effective Slide Design
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Conflict Management
  • Creative Thinking
  • Data Protection
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Authentic Networking
  • Smart Grids
  • Microgrids
  • Integration of Renewables
  • Multi-Energy Systems
  • Energy Storage
  • Demandside Management
  • Dynamic Stability of Power Systems
  • Advanced Control Design for Smart Grids

   (co)-supervision of over 30 BSc, MSc and PhD theses in the area of:
Environomic optimization of microgrids
Optimal electrical configuration of off-shore wind turbines
Impact of integration of renewables on dynamic stability of power system
Simultaneous day-ahead forecasting of electricity price and load in smart grids
Local energy markets, UK and Europe perspectives

Senior Member of IEEE
Fellow of Higher Education Academy (PHEA)
Member of IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES)
Member of IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS)
Professional Engineers Ontario (PEng. scheduled for the ethics and law exam)
Member of Iranian Association of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IAEEE)
Member of Young Researchers’ Club (YRC) Associated with Azad University
Reviewer for a handful of journals including: IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, International Trans. on Electrical Energy Systems, IEEE Systems Journal, Applied Energy, Energies, Sustainability,Neural Computing and Applications, Knowledge-Based Systems, International Journal on Technical and Physical Problems of Engineering, Member of advisory board of Journal of Operation and Automation in Power Engineering.
Consultant for Orange MTC (Management and Technology Consulting) company

Winner of BOF PhD finalizing grant from Ghent University, 2012.
Ranked 1st in MSc studies, 2007.
Ranked in top 5% in MSc national entrance exam, 2005.
Ranked 1st in BSc studies selected as elite student in the faculty of engineering, 2005.
Ranked 2nd in the Provincial High School Math Olympiad, Ardebil, Iran, 2000.
Outstanding Teaching Award, Azad University of Garmsar, 2007 and 2008.

Matlab/Simulink, Programming (C++, Python), DIgSILENT, NEPLAN, Modelica, Dymola, Maple, PSCAD/EMTDC, LabVIEW, PSpice, HOMER, EMTP/ATP, PSAT, LATEX.
Fluent in English (TOEFL 637=677, IELTS 8:5=9); Azeri/Turkish and Persian (native); Arabic (moderate); Dutch (moderate), and French (Basic).

Journals:

•    Z. Afshar, M. Mollayousefi, S.M. T Bathaee, M. Moradzadeh, M. Tavakoli Bina, “An Accurate Power Sharing Approach for Parallel Inverters in Autonomous Microgrids Appropriate for Critical Loads”, submitted, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics , 2019.
•    M. Sedighi, M. Moradzadeh, “Electric System Layout Optimization of Offshore Wind Farms”, submitted, Energy for Sustainable Development, 2019.
•    E. Shahryari, H. Shayeghi, B. Mohammadi-ivatloo, M. Moradzadeh, “A copula-based method to consider uncertainties for multi-objective energy management of microgrid in presence of demand response”, submitted, Energy, 2018.
•    E. Shahryari, H. Shayeghi, M. Moradzadeh, “A Survey on Microgrid Energy Management: Panorama and Implementation”, submitted, Energy Conversion and Management, 2018.
•    B. Sobhani, H. Shayeghi, M. Moraddzadeh, “Islanding Detection of Microgrids via Energy Variations of State Variables”, submitted, 2018.
•    F. Talebpour, F. Fallahlalehzari, S. Alirezaee, M. Moradzadeh, “Cubesat’s power generation optimization based on orbital and physical parameters”, submitted, Renewable Energy Focus, 2018.
•    P. Naderi, S. Sharouni, M. Moradzadeh, “Analysis of Partitioned Stator Flux-Switching Permanent Magnet Machine in Healthy and Faulty Cases by Magnetic Equivalent Circuit”, IET Science, Measurement & Technology, accepted, 2018.
•    E Shahryari, H Shayeghi, B Mohammadi-ivatloo, M Moradzadeh, “An improved incentive-based demand response program in day-ahead and intra-day electricity markets”, Energy, vol. 155, pp. 205-214, July 2018.
•    E. Shahryari, H. Shayeghi, M. Moradzadeh, “Probabilistic and Multi-Objective Placement of DSTATCOM in Distribution Systems Considering Load Uncertainty”, Electric Power Components and Systems, vol. 46, pp. 27-41, Mar. 2018.
•    Y. Hashemi, H. Shayeghi, and M. Moradzadeh, “Comparison of Stability Service Cost in Power Grids Considering Different Types of Large-scale Wind Turbines”, IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 12(7), pp. 773-786, Oct. 2018.
•    Y. Hashemi, H. Shayeghi, and M. Moradzadeh, “Design of dual-dimensional controller based on multiobjective gravitational search optimization algorithm for amelioration of impact of oscillation in power generated by large-scale wind farms”, Applied Soft Computing, vol. 53, pp. 236-261, Apr. 2017.
•    B. Sobhani, H. Shayeghi, M. Moraddzadeh, “Management of Autonomous Microgrids Using MultiAgent Based Online Optimized NF-PID Controller”, Journal of Energy Management and Technology, vol. 1, pp. 79-87, Spring 2017.
•    A. Younesi, H. Shayeghi, M. Moradzadeh, “Application of Reinforcement Learning in IPFC Design for Enhancing Low-Frequency Oscillations”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, vol. 28(2), Feb. 2018.
•    A. Jaber, P. Lazaridis, M. Moradzadeh et al., “Free-Space Radiation and Contact Measurement of Partial Discharge Signals”, IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 24, pp. 3004-3014, June 2017.
•    M. Sedighi, M. Moradzadeh, O. Kukrer1, M. Fahrioglu, “Simultaneous Optimal Electrical Interconnection and Cable Sizing of Off-shore Wind Farm Using Harmony Search Algorithm”, Journal of Modern Power System and Clean Energy, 2017.
•    M. Sedighi, M. Moradzadeh, O. Kukrer, M. Fahrioglu, and L. Vandevelde, “Optimal Electrical Interconnection Configuration of Off-Shore Wind Farms”, Journal of Clean Energy Technologies, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 66-71, Jan. 2016.
•    A. Ghasemi, H. Shayeghi, M. Moradzadeh, and M. Nooshyar, “A Novel Hybrid Algorithm for Electricity Price and Load Forecasting in Smart Grids with Demand-Side Management”, Applied Energy, vol. 177, pp. 40-59, Sep. 2016.

•    H. Shayeghi, A. Ghasemi, M. Moradzadeh and M. Nooshyar, “Day-ahead Electricity Price Forecasting Using WPT, GMI and Modified LSSVM-based S-OLABC Algorithm”, Soft Computing, vol. 21(2), pp. 525-541, Aug. 2015.
•    Y. Hashemi, H. Shayeghi, M. Moradzadeh and A.Safari, “Financial Compensation of Energy Security Service Provided by Dual-branch Controller of Large-scale Photovoltaic System in Competitive Electricity Markets”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 2255–2265, Aug. 2015.
•    Y. Hashemi, H. Shayeghi, M. Moradzadeh and A.Safari, “Profit Payment Scheme for Service Created by Hybrid Controller of Large-scale Wind Power Generation System”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 1121-1144, Sep. 2015.
•    Y. Hashemi, H. Shayeghi, and M. Moradzadeh, “Multi-objective Attuned Design of Damping Controllers Using Frequency-based Functions in Smart Grids”, Knowledge-Based Systems, vol. 76, pp. 176-188, Mar. 2015.
•    M. Moradzadeh, R. Boel and L. Vandevelde, “Anticipating and Coordinating Voltage Control for Interconnected Power Systems, Energies, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 1027-1047, Feb. 2014.
•    H. Shayeghi, A. Ghasemi, M. Moradzadeh, and M. Nooshyar, “Simultaneous Day-ahead Forecasting of Electricity Price and Load in Smart Grids”, Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 95, pp. 371-384, May 2015.
•    M. Moradzadeh, R. Boel and L. Vandevelde, “Voltage Coordination in Multi-Area Power Systems via Distributed Model Predictive Control”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 513-521, Feb. 2013.
•    M. Moradzadeh, R. Boel, “Hybrid Modeling of Power Systems for Coordinated Voltage Control”, International Journal on Technical and Physical Problems of Engineering, vol. 2(4), pp. 32-40, Dec. 2010.

Conferences:

•    M. Moradzadeh, F. Afshar, and M. Sedighi, “Improvement of DC Voltage Stability in Multi-terminal VSC-HVDC Offshore Wind Farms with Droop Control (in Persian)”, PSC 2018, Tehran, Iran, 2018.
•    M. Moradzadeh, H. Saki, and A. Zangeneh, “Resiliency-oriented Optimal Planning of Microgrids (in Persian)”, PSC 2018, Tehran, Iran, 2018.
•    M. Moradzadeh, H. Saki, and M. Sedighi, “Impact of Large-Scale Penetration of PVs on Voltage Stability of Power System”, PSC 2018, Tehran, Iran, 2018.
•    M. Moradzadeh, M. Kazemi, “Resiliency-oriented Optimal Planning of Microgrids via Benders’ Decomposition (in Persian)”, SGC 2018, Sanandaj, Iran, 2018.
•    K. Coninx, M. Moradzadeh, T. Holvoet, “Combining DSM and Storage to Alleviate Current Congestion in Distribution Grids”, PES ISGT Europe, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2016.
•    H. Shayeghi, A. Ghasemi, M. Moradzadeh, “Day-Ahead Electricity Price Forecasting using WT, MI and LSSVM Optimized by Modified ABC Algorithm”, ISNN 2016, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2016.
•    H. Shayeghi, M. Moradzadeh, Y. Hashemi, M. Saif and L. Vandevelde, “Wind-PV-Storage Optimal Environomic Design Using Multi- objective Artificial Bee Colony”, APPEEC 2015, Brisbane, Australia, 2015.
•    M. Moradzadeh, H. Shayeghi, L. Vandevelde and M. Saif, “Impact of increased penetration of largescale wind farms on power system dynamic stability – A review”, EEEIC 2015, Rome, Italy, 2015.
•    M. Sedighi, M. Moradzadeh, O. Kukrer, M. Fahrioglu, L. Vandevelde, “Optimal Electrical Interconnection Configuration of Off-shore Wind Farms”, ICCGE 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2015.
•    M. Moradzadeh, J. Van de Vyver and L. Vandevelde, “Optimal Energy Storage Sizing based on Wind Curtailment Reduction”, ICRERA 2014, Milwaukee, USA, 2014.
•    M. Moradzadeh, B. Zwaenepoel, R. Boel, and L. Vandevelde, “Congestion-induced Wind Curtailment Mitigation using Energy Storage”, EnergyCon 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2014.
•    H. Shayeghi, M. Moradzadeh, A. Ghasemi and L. Vandevelde, “Multi-objective Design of Multi-stage Fuzzy Stabilizer Using Modified Honey-Bee Mating Optimization”, ICSTCC 2014, Sinaia, Romania, 2014.
C. Deckmyn, T. L. Vandoorn, M. Moradzadeh and L. Vandevelde,“Multi-objective optimization for environomic scheduling in microgrids”, IEEE PES GM 2014, Washington DC, USA, 2014.
•    C. Deckmyn, T. L. Vandoorn, M. Moradzadeh and L. Vandevelde,“Dynamic Optimisation for Power Dispatch in Microgrids”, Young Researchers Symposium, Belgium, 2014.
•    C. Deckmyn, T. L. Vandoorn, M. Moradzadeh and L. Vandevelde,“ Dynamic optimisation for environomic power dispatch in microgrids”, PRES 2014, Prague, Czech Republic, 2014.
•    J. I. Laveyne, C. Deckmyn, M. Moradzadeh, L. Vandevelde, and G. Van Eetvelde, “Development of a Cloud-based Renewable Energy Monitoring Platform”, APPEEC 2013, Hong Kong, 2013.
•    M. Moradzadeh, R. Boel, and L. Vandevelde, “Distributed Communication-based Model Predictive Control for Voltage Control”, APPEEC 2013, Hong Kong, 2013.
•    H. Shayeghi, M. Moradzadeh, A. Ghasemi and L. Vandevelde, “Simultaneous Optimal Placement and Parameter-Tuning of SVC, TCSC and PSS Using Honey-Bee Mating Optimization”, APPEEC 2013, Hong Kong, 2013.
•    R. Boel, N. Marinica, M. Moradzadeh, H. Sutarto, “Some paradigms for coordinating feedback control with applications to urban traffic control and smart grids”, ICA 2013, Ungasan, Indonesia, 2013.
•    M. Moradzadeh, B. Zwaenepoel, R. Boel, and L. Vandevelde, “Use of Energy Storage for Belgian Power Network”, EPEC 2013, Halifax, Canada, 2013.
•    M. Moradzadeh and R. Boel, “Voltage Coordination via Communication in Large-Scale Multi-Area Power Systems. Part I: Principal”, Advanced Materials Research, vol. 433-440, pp. 7175-7182, 2012.
•    M. Moradzadeh and R. Boel, “Voltage Coordination via Communication in Large-Scale Multi-Area Power Systems. Part II: Simulation Results”, Advanced Materials Research, vol. 433 – 440, pp. 71837189, 2012.
•    M. Moradzadeh, L. Bhojwani and R. Boel, “Coordinated Voltage Control via Distributed Model Predictive Control”, CCDC 2011, pp. 1612-1618, Mianyang, China, 2011.
•    M. Moradzadeh and R. Boel, “Distributed Voltage Control in Electrical Power Systems”, The 30th Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Belgium, 2011.
•    M. Moradzadeh and R. Boel, “A Hybrid Framework for Coordinated Voltage Control of Power Systems”, IPEC 2010, pp. 304-309, Singapore, 2010.
•    M. Moradzadeh and R. Boel, “Coordinated Voltage Control in Electrical Power Systems”, The 29th Benelux meeting on Systems and Control, The Netherlands, 2010.
•    M. Moradzadeh, M. Rajabzadeh and S.M.T.Bathaee, “A novel hybrid islanding detection method for distributed generations”, DRPT 2008, pp. 2290-2295, Nanjing Shi, China, 2008.
•    M. Moradzadeh, M. A. Tavakoli , M. Hojabri and S.M.T.Bathaee, “A new hybrid anti-islanding scheme for DGs”, TPE 2008, Pitesti, Romania, 2008.
•    M. Moradzadeh, M. A. Tavakoli, S. Hosseinzadeh, V. Dargahi and S. M. T. Bathaee, “Review of islanding detection methods for distributed generations”, TPE 2008, Pitesti, Romania, 2008.
•    M. A. Tavakoli, S. Hosseinzadeh, M. Moradzadeh, M. R. Haghifam and A. Sakhavati, “Application of particle swarm optimization in reconfiguration of distributed networks”, TPE 2008, Pitesti, Romania, 2008.

Book chapters:

•    A. Zangeneh and M. Moradzadeh, “Self-Healing: definition, requirements, challenges and methods”, in “ Microgrid Architectures, Control and Protection Methods”, Springer, USA, 2018.
•    P. Zafari, A. Zangeneh, M. Moradzadeh, A. Ghafouri, “Assessment of Various Droop Control Based Strategies in Microgird”, in “ Microgrid Architectures, Control and Protection Methods”, Springer, USA, 2018.
•    M. Sedighi and M. Moradzadeh, “Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems Planning,” in “Demand Response Applications in Smart Grids”, Springer, USA, 2019.
•    M. Moosavian, M. Moradzadeh, S.M.T. Bathaee, “Maintenance Scheduling”, in “Demand Response Applications in Smart Grids ”, Springer, USA, 2019.
•    R. Boel, M. Moradzadeh, L. Vandevelde, “Coordinated Model Predictive Control for Avoiding Voltage Collapse in an Electric Power Transmission net”, in “Coordination Control of Distributed Systems”, Springer, USA, 2014.
•    M. Moradzadeh, R. Boel and N. M. Tabatabaei, “Distributed Voltage Control in Electrical Power Systems”, in “Advances in Energy Research: Energy and Power Engineering”, Nova Science Publishers, USA, 2012.