Publications

Journals:
  1. Hamidreza Jafarian, Robert Cox, Shibashis Bhowmik, and Babak Parkhideh, “Decentralized active and reactive power control for AC-stacked PV inverter with single member phase compensation, accepted for publication, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 2017.
  2. Shahriar Jalal Nibir and Babak Parkhideh, “Magnetoresistor with planar magnetic concentrator as wideband contactless current sensor for power electronics applications,” early access, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2017.
  3.  Mehrdad Biglarbegian, Namwon Kim, and Babak Parkhideh, “Boundary conduction mode control of Boost converter with active switch current-mirroring sensing,” early access, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2017.
  4. Hamidreza Jafarian, Shibashis Bhowmik, and Babak Parkhideh, “Hybrid voltage/current-mode control scheme for distributed AC-stacked PV inverter with low communication requirements,” early access, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2017.
  5. Iman Mazhari, Hamidreza Jafarian, Johan Enslin, Shibashish Bhowmik, and Babak Parkhideh, “Locking frequency band detection method for islanding protection of distribution generation,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 5, No. 3, Sept. 2017.
  6. Babak Parkhideh and Shahriar Jalal Nibir, “Hybrid Magnetoresistor-planar Rogowski current sensing scheme with folded trace magnetic field concentration technique,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 17, No. 11, June, 2017.
  7. Shahriar J. Nibir, Elisa Hurwitz, Morteza Karami, and Babak Parkhideh, “A technique to enhance the frequency bandwidth of contactless Magneto-Resistive current sensors,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 63, No. 9, April 2016.
  8. Nima Yousefpoor, Babak Parkhideh, Ali Azidehak, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Control of high frequency isolated modular converter,”  IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 51, No. 6, Nov./Dec.2015.
  9.  Nima Yousefpoor, Babak Parkhideh, Ali Azidehak, Subhashish Bhattacharya, and Bruce Fardanesh, ” Modular transformer converter based convertible static transmission controller for transmission grid management,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 12, 2014.
  10. Saman Babaei, Babak Parkhideh, Mukul Chandorkar, Bruce Fardanesh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Dual angle control for line-frequency-switched static synchronous compensators under system faults,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 6, June, 2014.
  11. Babak Parkhideh, Hesam Mirzaee, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Supplementary energy storage and hybrid front end converters for high power mobile mining equipment,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 49, No. 4,  July/August, 2013.
  12. Hongrae Kim, Babak Parkhideh, Tim Bongers, and Heng Gao, “Reconfigurable solar converter: a single-stage power conversion PV/battery system,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, No. 8, August, 2013.
  13. Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Vector-controlled voltage-source-converter-based transmission under grid disturbances,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, No. 2, February, 2013.

 

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings:

  1. Iman Mazhari and Babak Parkhideh, “DC-bus voltage regulation for DC distribution system with controllable load,” in Proc. IEEE Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Conference, PEDG, April, 2017.
  2. Namwon Kim and Babak Parkhideh, “Ramp-rate control strategy for distributed PV-ESS AC-stacked inverter architecture”, in Proc. IEEE Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Conference, PEDG, April, 2017.
  3. Hamidreza Jafarian, Namwon Kim, Johan Enslin, and Babak Parkhideh, “Analysis of smart inverter functions of decentralized grid-connected AC-stacked PV inverter architecture,” in Proc IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC, March, 2017.
  4.  (Best Paper) Hamidreza Jafarian, Mehrdad Biglarbegian, and Babak Parkhideh, “Controller robustness analysis of grid-tied AC-stacked PV inverter system considering manufacturing inaccuracies,”  in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC, March, 2017.
  5. Shahriar Jalal Nibir, Mehrdad Biglarbegian, and Babak Parkhideh, “Performance study of magnetic field concentration techniques on Magnetoresistor/Rogowski contactless current sensor,” in Proc. IEEE Sensors Conference, November, 2016.
  6. Mehrdad Biglarbegian, Shahriar Nibir, Hamidreza Jafarian, and Babak Parkhideh, “Development of current measurement techniques for high frequency power converters,” in Proc. IEEE annual Intelec Conference, 38th Intelec, October, 2016.
  7. Iman Mazhari and Babak Parkhideh, “Comparing ramp rate control method for PV energy storage systems in cascaded and parallel architectures,” in Proc. IEEE annual Intelec Conference, 38th Intelec, October, 2016.
  8. Hamidreza Jafarian, Babak Parkhideh, and Shibashis Bhowmik, “Robustness evaluation of grid-tied AC-stacked PV inverter system considering manufacturing inaccuracies,” in Proc. IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Annual Meeting, IECON 42nd, October, 2016.
  9. Ehab Shoubaki, Mahmoodreza Arefi, Manohar Chamana, Babak Parkhideh, and Badrul H. Chowdhury, “Time-base synchronization for interconnecting real-time platforms in co-Simulation,” in Proc. at IEEE Industry Application Society Annual Meeting, IAS’16, October, 2016.
  10. Mehrdad Biglarbegian, Shahriar Jalal Nibir, Hamidreza Jafarian, Johan Enslin and Babak Parkhideh, “Layout study of contactless magnetoresistor current sensor for high frequency converters,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’16, September, 2016.
  11. Hamidreza Jafarian, Babak Parkhideh, Johan Enslin, Robert Cox and Shibashis Bhowmik, “On reactive power injection control of distributed grid-tied AC-stacked PV inverter architecture,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’16, September, 2016.
  12. (Finalist for Award) Hamidreza Jafarian, Babak Parkhideh, and Shibashis Bhowmik, “A novel comparative robustness index for evaluating the performance of grid-tied PV inverters,” in Proc. 43rd IEEE PV Specialist Conference, PVSC’43rd, 2016.
  13. (Best Paper) Mehrdad Biglarbegian, Neel Shah, Iman Mazhari, Johan Enslin and Babak Parkhideh, “Design and evaluation of high current PCB embedded inductor for high frequency inverters,” in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2016.
  14. Mehrdad Biglarbegian, Neel Shah, Iman Mazhari, and Babak Parkhideh, “Design considerations for high power density/efficient PCB embedded inductor” in Proc. 3rd IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications, 2015.
  15. Hamidreza Jafarian, Iman Mazhari, Saurabh Trivedi, Deepak Somayajula, Robert Cox, Shibashis Bhowmik and Babak Parkhideh, “Design and implementation of distributed control architecture on a string of cascaded PV Inverters,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’15, 2015.
  16. Iman Mazhari, Hamidreza Jafarian, Saurabh Trivedi, Shibashis Bhowmik and Babak Parkhideh, “Locking frequency band detection method for grid-tied PV inverter Islanding protection,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’15, 2015.
  17. (Best Paper) Iman Mazhari, Lotfi Beghou, Shiba Bhowmik, Johan Enslin, and Babak Parkhideh, “Locking frequency band exposure method for islanding detection and prevention in distributed generation,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’14, 2014.
  18. Nima Yousefpoor, Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “CSTC system model validation by controller hardware in the loop simulation,” in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’14, 2014.
  19. Nima Yousefpoor, Babak Parkhideh, Ali Azidehak, Sungmin Kim, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Control and experiment of high frequency isolated modular converter under normal and AC fault operating condition,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE’14, 2014.
  20. Manohar Chamana, Farbod Jahanbakhsh, Babak Parkhideh, and Badrul Chowdhury, “Dynamic ramp rate control for voltage regulation in distribution systems with high penetration photovoltaic power generations,” in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM’14, 2014.
  21. Nima Yousefpoor, Babak Parkhideh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Algebraic model and control of embedded multi-terminal DC network in meshed AC power system,” in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM’14, 2014.
  22. (Best Paper) Manohar Chamana, Iman Mazhari, Babak Parkhideh, and Badrul Chowdhury, “Multi-mode operation of PV/battery architecture in a microgrid,” in Proc. IEEE PES T&D Conference, 2014.
  23. Iman Mazhari, Manohar Chamana, Badrul Chowdhury, and Babak Parkhideh, “Distributed PV- battery architectures with reconfigurable power conversion units,” in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC’14, 2014.
  24. Nima Yousefpoor, Sungmin Kim, Subhashish Bhattacharya, and Babak Parkhideh, “Supervisory control of convertible static transmission controller in shunt-shunt mode of operation,” in Proc. IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Annual Meeting, IECON’13, 2013
  25. Saman Babaei, Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “A control structure for line-frequency-switched STATCOMs under system faults,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’13, 2013.
  26. Nima Yousefpoor, Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Experimental validation of modular transformer converter based convertible static transmission controller for transmission grid management,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’13, 2013.
  27. Nima Yousefpoor, Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Control of active mobile substations under system faults,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’13, 2013.
  28. Hesam Mirzaee, Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Dynamic performance investigation of a hybrid front-end converter system for large multi-motor mobile mining applications,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’13, 2013.
  29. Sumit Dutta, Babak Parkhideh, Salman Mohagheghi and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Vehicle-to-grid applications based on inductive power transfer for advanced distribution automation,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’13, 2013.
  30. Saman Babaei, Babak Parkhideh, Bruce Fardanesh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “A control method in dq synchronous reference frame for angle-controlled STATCOMs under fault conditions,” In Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM’13, 2013.
  31. Badrul Chowdhury, Babak Parkhideh, Alec Marten, Zia Salami, Johan Enslin, Valentina Cecchi, Sukumar Kamalasadan, Maciej Noras, “Enhancing power and energy systems concepts with laboratory experience,” In Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM’13, 2013.
  32. Saman Babaei, Babak Parkhideh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Analysis of 48-pulse based STATCOM and UPFC performance under balanced and fault conditions,” In Proc. IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Annual Conference, IECON’12, 2012.
  33. (Best Paper) Islam-Safak Bayram, George Michailidis, Michael Devetkiotis, and Babak Parkhideh, “Strategies for competing energy storage technologies for in DC fast charging stations,” In Proc. IEEE SmartGridComm Symposium, 2012
  34. Babak Parkhideh, Nima Yousefpour, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Design considerations in development of active mobile substations,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exhibition, ECCE’12, Invited to IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications, 2012.
  35. Nima Yousefpoor, Babak Parkhideh, Saman Babaei, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “An approach to regulating Dual Series Static Compensator (DSSC),” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE’12, 2012.
  36. Nima Yousefpoor, Babak Parkhideh, Saman Babaei, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Control of cascaded multi-level STATCOM using line voltage total harmonic distortion minimization technique,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE’12, 2012.
  37. Babak Parkhideh, Nima Yousefpoor, Bruce Fardanesh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Vector analysis and performance evaluation of Modular Transformer Converter (MTC) based convertible static transmission controller,”  In Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM’12, 2012.
  38. Saman Babaei, Babak Parkhideh, Bruce Fardanesh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Convertible Static Compensator (CSC) performance under system faults,” In Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM’12, 2012.
  39. Salman Mohagheghi, Babak Parkhideh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Inductive power transfer for electric vehicles: Potential benefits for the distribution grid,” In Proc. IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference, IEVC’12, 2012.
  40. Babak Parkhideh, Hesam Mirzaee, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Hybrid front end converters for large multi-motor applications integrated with energy storage,” In Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC’12, 2012.
  41. Zhengping Xi, Babak Parkhideh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Practical operation range improvement of voltage-sourced convert based STATCOM,” In Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC’12, 2012.
  42. Sumit Dutta, Babak Parkhideh, Subhashish Bhattacharya, Giti Karimi, and Richard Gould,  “Power converter overload prediction based on dynamic device thermal modeling,” In Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC’12, 2012.
  43. Babak Parkhideh, Hesam Mirzaee, Richard Beddingfield, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Enabling energy storage integration in high power multi-motor applications with hybrid active filter solution,” In Proc. IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, IAS’11, 2011.
  44. Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattachartya, “A unified Modular Transformer Converter (MTC) system with advanced angle control structure,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE’11, 2011.
  45. Koroush Sasan, Babak Parkhideh, Maryam Mazloompur, Mostafa Saber, and Mark Otersen, “An investigation on optimized conditions for enzymatic reactions in Bio-cell cathode of bio-batteries,” Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition, 2011.
  46. Zhengping Xi, Babak Parkhideh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Instantaneous phase-locked loop for performance improvement of power System with STATCOM under single line-to-ground fault,” In Proc.  IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE’11, 2011.
  47. Babak Parkhideh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Towards smart transmission substations with Modular Transformer Converter (MTC) system,” In Proc.  IEEE  Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM’11, 2011
  48. Hesam Mirzaee, Babak Parkhideh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Design and control of Series DC Active Filter (SDAF) for shipboard medium-voltage DC power system,” In Proc. IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, ESTS’11, 2011.
  49. Subhashish Bhattacharya, Tiefu Zhao; Gangyao Wang; Sumit Dutta, Seunghun Baek; Yu Du; Babak Parkhideh, Xiaohu Zhou and Alex Huang, “Design and development of Generation-I silicon based Solid State Transformer,” In Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC’10. 2010.
  50. Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Active power transfer capability of shunt family of FACTS devices based on angle control,” In Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE’09, 2009.
  51. Subhashish Bhattacharya, Hesam Mirzaee, and Babak Parkhideh, “An universal active filter controller system,” In Proc. IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, IAS’09, 2009.
  52. Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Resilient operation of voltage-sourced BTB HVDV systems under power systems disturbances,” In Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM’09, 2009.
  53. Babak Parkhideh, Jie Zhang, Suenghun Baek, Subhashish Bhattacharya, Mesut Baran, and Alex Huang “Improved wind farm’s power availability by battery energy storage systems: modeling and control,” In Proc. IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Annual Meeting, IECON’08, 2008.
  54. Babak Parkhideh and Subhashish Bhattacharya “A practical approach to controlling the back-to-back voltage source converter system,” In Proc. IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Annual Meeting, IECON’08, 2008.
  55. Babak Parkhideh, Subhashish Bhattacharya, and Joy Mazumdar, “Modeling and control of large shovel converter systems integrated with supercapacitor,” In Proc. IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, IAS’08, 2008.
  56. Babak Parkhideh, Subhashish Bhattacharya, Joy Mazumdar, and Walter Koellner “Utilization of supplementary energy storage systems in high power mining converters,” In Proc. IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, IAS’08, 2008.
  57. Babak Parkhideh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Integration of supercapacitor with STATCOM for electric arc furnace flicker mitigation,” In Proc. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC’08, 2008.
  58. Zhengping Xi, Babak Parkhideh, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Improving distribution system performance with integrated STATCOM and supercapacitor energy storage system, In Proc. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC’08, 2008.
  59. Babak Parkhideh, Zhengping Xi, and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “Integration of supercapacitor with STATCOM for improved distribution system performance,” In Proc. SANDIA National Labs Electrical Energy Storage Applications and Technologies Conference, EESAT, 2007.

 

Patents:

  1. Babak Parkhideh and Hongrae Kim, “Reconfigurable power systems and converters,” US Patent 9,537,319 B2, European Patent EP2512000, 2017.
  2. Hamidreza Jafarian, Namwon Kim, and Babak Parkhideh, “Systems and methods for controlling PV Inverters,” US Provisional Application, number 62459670, filed Feb. 16, 2017.
  3. Mehrdad Biglarbegian and Babak Parkhideh, “Current monitoring for power GaN transistors,” US Provisional Application, number 28221856, filed Jan. 31, 2017.
  4. Babak Parkhideh and Shahriar J. Nibir, “Scalable Contactless Current Sensors Using Magnetoresistors and Magnetic Field Concentrators,” US Provisional Application, number 62432327, filed Dec. 9, 2016.
  5. Babak Parkhideh and Shahriar J. Nibir, “Magnetoresistor/Rogowski Wideband Current Sensing Schemes,” US Provisional Applications, number 62336152, filed May, 2016.
  6. Mehrdad Biglarbegian, Neel Shah, Johan Enslin, and Babak Parkhideh, “Systems and Methods for Embedded Passive Components,” US Provisional Applications number 62259146, filed Nov., 2015.
  7. Shibashis Bhowmik, Hamidreza Jafarian, Babak Parkhideh, and Robert Cox, “Systems and Methods for Advanced Grid Integration of Distributed Generators and Energy Resources,” US Provisional Applications, filed Oct., 2015.
  8. Shibashis Bhowmik, Robert Cox, and Babak Parkhideh, “Dispatchable Photovoltaic Panel with Fully Integrated Energy Storage and Grid Interactive Power Conversion,” US Provisional application number 62/092,824, filed Dec 16, 2014,
  9. Shibashis Bhowmik and Babak Parkhideh, “Staggering and Interleaving of Converters and Inverters to Increase Effective Switching Frequency,” US Provisional application number 62/080,492, filed Nov 17, 2014.
  10. Shibashis Bhowmik, Robert Cox, and Babak Parkhideh, “Systems and Methods for Dispatching Maximum Available Capacity for Photovoltaic Power Plants,” US Provisional application number 62/069,822, filed October 28, 2014.
  11. Shibashis Bhowmik, Babak Parkhideh, and Iman Mazhari, “System and Method for Islanding Detection and Prevention in Distributed Generation,” US Provisional application number 62/010,518, filed June 11, 2014.

 

Dissertation:

Ph.D. Dissertation: Controls and architectures for voltage-sourced converter based systems for utility applications.
Advisor: Professor Subhashish Bhattacharya

M.Sc. Thesis: Design, implementation, and testing of a multi-stage DC/AC power converter with high power density in high temperature environments for oil and gas applications.

Advisor: Professor Rik W. DeDoncker