Disfani on California State Route 1Vahid Rasouli Disfani

Assistant Professor, Power Systems and Power Electronics

Department of Electrical Engineering 

College of Enegineering and Computer Science

615 McCallie Ave, EMCS 333

University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Office: +1 (423) 425-4354

Cell: +1 (813) 765-8111 

Email: vahid-disfani@utc.edu


Publicaions

Journal Papers

Yanga, D., Quanb, H., Disfani, V.R., and Liud, L., 2017. Reconciling Solar Forecasts: Temporal Hierarchy. Solar Energy. 

Babacan, O., Ratnam, E., Disfani, V.R., and Kleissl, J., 2017. Distributed Energy Storage System Scheduling Considering Tariff Structure, Energy Arbitrage and Solar PV Penetration. Solar Energy.

Pecenak, Z.K., Disfani, V.R., Reno, M.J., and Kleissl, J., 2017. Multiphase Distribution Feeder Reduction. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

Habib, A.H., Disfani, V.R., Kleissl, J., and de Callafon, 2017. Optimal Switchable Load Sizing and Scheduling for Standalone Renewable Energy Systems. Solar Energy.

Yanga, D., Quanb, H., Disfani, V.R., and Liud, L., 2017. Reconciling Solar Forecasts: Geographical Hierarchy. Solar Energy, 146, pp.276-286.

Disfani, V.R., Fan, L., Miao, Z. and Ma, Y., 2015. Fast Model Predictive Control Algorithms for Fast-Switching Modular Multilevel Converters. Electric Power Systems Research, 129, pp.105-113.

Nafisi, H., Roudsari, H.M., Hosseinian, S.H., Abyaneh, H.A. and Disfani, V.R., 2015. Active and Reactive Power Transmission Loss Allocation to Bilateral Contracts Through Game Theory Techniques. Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, 23(4), pp.1111-1126.

Disfani, V.R., Fan, L., Piyasinghe, L. and Miao, Z., 2014. Multi-Agent Control of Community and Utility Using Lagrangian Relaxation Based Dual Decomposition. Electric Power Systems Research, 110, pp.45-54.

Miao, Z., Xu, L., Disfani, V.R. and Fan, L., 2014. An SOC-Based Battery Management System for Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 5(2), pp.966-973.

Khorani, V., Razavi, F. and Disfani, V.R., 2011. A Mathematical Model for Urban Traffic and Traffic Optimization Using a Developed ICA Technique. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 12(4), pp.1024-1036. 

Conference Papers

Hanna, R., Disfani, V.R., Kleissl, J., Victor, D., 2017, September. A new simulation model to develop and assess business cases for commercial microgrids. In 2017 North American Power Symposium. IEEE.

Habib, A.H., Disfani, V.R., Kleissl, J., and de Callafon, R., Market-Driven Energy Storage Optimization for Microgrids with Renewable Energy Systems Using Stochastic Programming.

Pecenak, Z., Kleissl, J. and Disfani, V.R., Smart Inverter Impacts on California Distribution Feeder with Increasing PV Penetration. In 2017 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. IEEE.

Habib, A.H., Disfani, V.R., Kleissl, J., and de Callafon, R., Optimal Energy Storage Sizing and Residential Load Scheduling to Improve Reliability in Islanded Operation of Distribution Grids. In 2017 American Control Conference (ACC).

Disfani, V.R., Ubiratan, P. and Kleissl, J., 2016, July. Model Predictive On-Load Tap Changer Control for High Penetrations of PV Using High Resolution Resources Assessment with Sky Imager. In 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. IEEE.

Hanna, R., Disfani, V.R., and Kleissl, J., 2016, September. A Game-Theoretical Approach to Variable Renewable Generator Bidding in Wholesale Electricity Markets. In 2016 North American Power Symposium. IEEE.

Habib, A.H., Disfani, V.R., Kleissl, J. and de Callafon, R.A., 2016. Quasi-Dynamic Load and Battery Sizing and Scheduling for Stand-Alone Solar System Using Mixed-Integer Linear Programming. 2016 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA).

Habib, A.H., Ratnam, E., Disfani, V.R., Kleissl, J. and de Callafon, R.A., 2016. Optimization-Based Residential Load Scheduling to Improve Reliability in the Distribution Grid 2016 Decision Control Conference (CDC).

Habib, A.H., Pecenak, Z.K., Disfani, V.R., Kleissl, J. and de Callafon, R.A., 2015. Reliability of Dynamic Load Scheduling with Solar Forecast Scenarios. In 2016 Annual IEEE Systems Conference (SysCon).

Disfani, V.R., Fan, L. and Miao, Z., 2015, July. Distributed DC Optimal Power Flow for Radial Networks Through Partial Primal Dual Algorithm. In 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. IEEE.

 Khazaei, J., Piyasinghe, L., Disfani, V.R., Miao, Z., Fan, L. and Gurlaskie, G., 2015, July. Real-Time Simulation and Hardware-In-the-Loop Tests of a Battery System. In 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. IEEE.

Ma, Y., Miao, Z., Disfani, V.R. and Fan, L., 2014, July. A One-Step Model Predictive Control for Modular Multilevel Converters. In 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting| Conference & Exposition. IEEE.

Moghadam, M.F., Disfani, V.R., Abyaneh, H.A. and Razavi, F., 2010, June. A Novel Method for Hysteresis Based Control of UPFC. In Power Engineering and Optimization Conference (PEOCO), 2010 4th International (pp. 112-116). IEEE.
Disfani, V.R., Razavi, F., Kashanizadeh, B. and Dargahi, S., 2009, June. Transmission Loss Allocation of Bilateral Contracts Using Load Flow Permutations Average Method. In PowerTech, 2009 IEEE Bucharest. IEEE.

Technical Reports

Disfani, V.R., Ubiratan, P. and Kleissl, J., 2015. Model Predictive On-Load Tap Changer Control for High Penetrations of PV Using Sky Imager Solar Forecast. California Public Utilities Commission California Solar Initiative.

Nguyen, D.A., Ubiratan, P., Velay, M., Hanna, R., Kleissl, J., Schoene, J., Zheglov, V., Kurtz, B., Torre, B. and Disfani, V.R.,2015. Impact Research of High Photovoltaics Penetration Using High Resolution Resource Assessment with Sky Imager and Power System Simulation. California Public Utilities Commission California Solar Initiative.

Disfani, V.R., Bozchalui, M.C. and Sharma, R., 2014. SDP-based State Estimation of Multi-Phase Active Distribution Networks Using Micro-PMUs. NEC Laboratories America.