Biography

FullSizeRender

Dr. Vahid Vahidinasab received the B.S. degree from K. N. Toosi University of Technology Tehran, Iran, in 2004, and the M.S. (Hon.) and Ph.D. (Hon.) degree from Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2006 and 2010, respectively, all in electrical engineering.

He is currently an Assistant Professor of Shahid Beheshti University (SBU) , one of the most prestigious universities in Iran with approximately 20.000 students.

Dr. Vahidinasab is a Senior Member of IEEE. He is also the recipient of several National/Institutional Prizes.

He is enthusiastically interested in different research and technology aspects of “Energy Systems Integration” including the Integration of Storage and Renewable Energy Resources, PHEVs and IOT, Demand Response, Smart Grids/Microgrids/Nanogrids Design, Operation and Economics, Power Markets, Reliability Assessment (Adequacy and Security) of Power Components/Systems, and Application of Artificial Intelligence and Optimization Methods in Power System Studies (modeling, forecasting and optimization).

He is an author/co-author of more than 77 papers in top rank and peer-reviewed journals as well as national/international conferences with an h-index of 12 in Google Scholar (May 5, 2018).

He has demonstrated a consistent track record of attracting external fund and he has managed several industrial projects and closely worked with several large complex national/international projects.

Dr. Vahidinasab has served as a Thesis Supervisor/Advisor for 7 PhD, 43 MSc and 24 BSc students in the Electric Power Engineering.

He has also initiated and currently manages SOHA Smart Energy Systems Lab. at SBU for promoting the smart energy systems research and implementation and optimizing the energy system with high penetration of storage units, renewables and demand response programs from the different aspects of reliability, security, stability, flexibility and resiliency.

ORCiD ID:                     0000-0002-0779-8727

Researcher ID:            F-3602-2014

Scopus Author ID:     23483160600

Appointments

  • Present2010

    Assistant Professor

    Department of Electrical Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU)

  • present2015

    Head of SOHA Smart Energy Systems Laboratory

    Shahid Beheshti University

  • 20182016

    Vice President for Management and Resources Development

    Niroo Research Institute

  • 20162014

    Director-General for Research

    Niroo Research Institute (NRI)

  • 20142012

    Director of Undergraduate Education Affairs Office

    Abbaspour School of Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU)

  • 20142013

    Member of selected committee for scientific promotion

    Department of Electrical Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU)

  • 20132012

    Technical Consultant

    Strategic planning and control department, MAPNA Group

  • 20122010

    Technical Consultant

    Energy Research Center, Niroo Research Institute (NRI)

  • 20102004

    Research Assistant

    Department of Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)

  • 20102006

    Research Assistant

    Energy Research Center, Niroo Research Institute (NRI)

  • 20062004

    Research Assistant

    Electricity Research Center, Niroo Research Institute (NRI)

Education

  • Ph.D. February 2010

    Power Systems Engineering

    Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, IRAN

  • M.S. October 2006

    Power Systems Engineering

    Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, IRAN

  • B.S. September 2004

    Power System Engineering

    K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2015
    Supervision of the Appreciaited BSc Thesis in Electrical Engineering, Iranian Society of Smart Grids
  • 2014
    Supervision of the Best BSc Thesis in Electrical Engineering, Iranian Smart Home Festival
  • 2011
    Recipient of the Iranian Young Professors Prize
  • 2010
    Recipient of the Elites National Foundation Prize
  • 2006
    First rank Student of M.S. Degree in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology
  • 2005
    Distinguished Researcher, Department of Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology
  • 2005
    Distinguished Student, Department of Electrical Engineering Iran University of Science and Technology
  • 2000
    Rank 329 among 350,000 participants of nationwide universities entrance exam
facultywplk