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Vakilian, Mehdi 

Professor in Electrical Power and Energy systems

Areas of interest: Power Systems

Email: vakilian@sharif.edu

Phone: +98(21)6616 - 5941

Facsimile: +98 (21) 6602 3261

Room: 6th Floor - 625 East

Insulation and Partial Discharge Laboratory

Qualifications


B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, The Sharif University of Technology, 1978

 

M.Sc. in Electrical Power Engineering, The Sharif University of Technology, 1986

 

Ph.D. (Electric Power Engineering) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, 1993

Awards and Honours

 

Member of Managing Assembly of Iran Power Transformer Research Institute, 2001-2008

 

Fellowship, School of Electrical Engineering & Tel., University of New South Wales 2008 (July –December)

 

Fellowship, School of Electrical Engineering & Tel., University of New South Wales 2003-2004

 

Sharif University Industry  Relation Award ,  1999

  Professional Fellowship, School of Electrical Engineering and Tel., University of New South Wales, Dec 2010 to January 2013.
 

Member of a Think Tank established in Iran-Transfo Company      2013-2015

 

Scientific Secretary and Organizer of 4th Partial Discharge Conference, 26-27 February 2013 (PDC2013)

 

Senior Member of IEEE, Feb. 2015

 

Head of Design Review team for 765 kV Assalouyeh – Esfahan Transmission Line

 

Recognized as a Reviewer of IEEE Transactions in Power Delivery Journal, Feb. 2015

 

Member of the Engineering Council of Iran’s Academy of Sciences, Jan. 2016

 

Member of TAVANIR Co. Research Council

 

Member of IGMC Directorate, 2015 to now

Membership of Professional Societies and Reviewer of Related Journals


The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers   (1995)

 

Iranian Institute of Electrical Engineers

 

Iranian IEEE-Cigre Insulation Study Committee

 

Member of PES (Power Engineering Society) - IEEE   2011-2012

 

Member of PES  change it to - Member of IEEE   Society   1988-1997, and 2011-2014

 

Reviewer of  IEEE Transactions (on Power Delivery, and on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation)

 

Reviewer of ETEP journal of European Transaction

 

Reviewer of ICPADM 2015 Conference

 

Reviewer of ICEE 2015 Conference

 

Reviewer of IET Journal, 2014-2016

 

Senior Member of IEEE   Society   (1988-1997 Member), and 2011-2015

Employment


Manager of Transmission Network Operation Department 1981-1983,  Tavanir

 

Director of Transmission & Distribution education planning department, 1984-1985, Iranian Ministry of Energy

 

The Sharif University of Technology,  Assistant Professor, 1993-2000

 

The Sharif University of Technology, Director of Electric Power Group, 1996-2000

 

The Sharif University of Technology, Associate Professor, 2001-2006

 

Head of Electrical Engineering Department   2001-2003 and  2014-2016

 

Director of Restructuring Educational Program Committee, 2004-2009

  The Sharif University of Technology, Professor, 2007-2016
 

Director of Restructuring Educational Program Committee, 2004-2016

 

Director of Energy System (Electric Power) Group, 2010-2014

 

The Sharif University of Technology, Professor, 2007-2012

 

Director of Restructuring Educational Program  Committee, 2004-2015

 

The Sharif University of Technology, Professor, 2007-2015

 

Director of Restructuring Educational Program Committee, 2004-2014

 

Director of Energy System (Electric Power) Group, 2010-2014

 

Head of Research Center for Management and Control of Power Systems   2009-2016

Research Interests


For detailed descriptions, see Insulation and Partial Discharge Laboratory

 

Transient Modeling of Power System Equipments  

 

Optimum Design of High Voltage Equipments Insulation  

 

Insulation Monitoring,  Partial Discharge Propagation and Measurement

 

Optimum Design of Power System Insulation

 

Transients in Power System

 

Upgrading Power System Operation

 

Efficient Transformer Design and Modeling

  Circuit Breaker Design and Testing, and Arc Modeling
 

Distribution Network Optimum Design, Operation, and Automation

 

Power System Equipments Protection

Professional Interests and Industrial Consulting


Manufacturing and Design of Efficient Distribution Transformers

  Development of Energy Efficient Distribution Transformer for  Iran
  Right of Way for Over Head Transmission and Distribution Lines as well as Underground Lines
  Distribution Network Reconfiguration for its Loss Mitigation and Reliability Enhancement

 

Design of Compact and Modern EHV and UHV Transmission Lines

 

Power Transformer Life Management

 

Power Equipment Asset Management

 

Protective Numerical Relays Design

 

Distribution Transformer Design Software

 

Protective Numerical Relays Design

 

3D Wound Core Distribution Transformer Design Software

 

Required Method for Optimum Selection of Rating and Efficiency of Distribution Transformer

 

Automation and Protection of Distribution Networks

 

Standard for Compact Sub-Transmission Substation Design

 


 vakilian