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Alireza Soroudi

Senior Researcher

School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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Email: alireza.soroudi@ucd.ie

Biography

Alireza completed his BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2003 and 2005, respectively. In 2011, he received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Grenoble INP- Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France. His Ph.D. thesis was titled "Multi Criteria planning of distribution networks under various uncertainties ". He was a Senior Power Systems Researcher in University College Dublin from 2013-2016 with research interests in the areas of distributed energy resources and distribution systems. He is currently SFI Industry Fellow with EirGrid and IEEE Senior member since 2016. 
Email: Alireza.soroudi@ucd.ie 

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2017.
Title: SFI Industry Fellow
Year: 2016.
Title: IEEE Senior Member
Year: 2013.
Title: ENRE Young Researcher Prize

Associations

Association: Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Function/Role: Member
         

Employment

Employer: Electricity Research Center
Position: Senior Researcher

Education

Year 2011 Institution: Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
Qualification: PhD Subject:

Languages

Persian:
English:
French:
     

Other Activities

  • Member of Editorial board in Intelligent Industrial Systems journal 
  • Member of Editorial board in American Journal of Energy research
  • Member of Editorial board in Majlesi journal of Energy Management
  • Member of Editorial board in Majlesi journal of Electrical Engineering 
  • Technical Reviewer for 
    • IEEE Transactions on Power Systems,
    • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 
    • IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery
    • IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution,
    • International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems
    • Energy Systems, European Transactions on Electrical Power
    • Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews

Publications

Books

Alireza Soroudi (2017) Power System Optimization Modeling in GAMS. us: springer. [Details]

Book Chapters

Alireza Soroudi, Andrew Keane (2015) 'Risk Averse Energy Hub Management Considering Plug-in Electric Vehicles Using Information Gap Decision Theory' In: Sumedha Rajakaruna, Farhad Shahnia, Arindam Ghosh (eds). Plug In Electric Vehicles in Smart Grids. Singapour: Springer. , pp.107-127 Available Online [Details]
Alireza Soroudi (2014) 'Taxonomy of Uncertainty Modeling Techniques in Renewable Energy System Studies' In: Jahangir Hossain and Apel Mahmud (eds). Large Scale Renewable Power Generation. Amsterdam: Springer. Available Online [Details]
Alireza Soroudi, Behnam mohammadi Ivatloo, Abbas Rabiee (2014) 'Energy Hub Management with Intermittent wind power' In: Jahangir Hossain and Apel Mahmud (eds). Large Scale Renewable Power Generation. Amsterdam: Springer. Available Online [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Knezovic, K.; Soroudi, A.; Keane, A., Marinelli, M. (2017) 'Robust Multi-Objective PQ Scheduling for Electric Vehicles in Flexible Unbalanced Distribution Grids'. IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, . Available Online [Details]
Eduardo M. Gouveia, Paulo Moisés Costa, Alireza Soroudi, Andrew Keane (2017) 'DC constrained fuzzy power flow for transmission expansion planning studies'. International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, . [DOI] [Details]
alireza Soroudi Pouria Maghouli Andrew Keane (2017) 'Resiliency oriented integration of Distributed Series Reactors in transmission networks'. IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, . [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Alireza Soroudi Abbas Rabiee Andrew Keane (2017) 'Information Gap Decision Theory Approach to Deal with Wind Power Uncertainty in Unit Commitment'. Electric Power Systems Research, . Available Online [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Alireza Soroudi and Abbas Rabiee and Andrew Keane (2016) 'Distribution Networks Energy Losses Versus Hosting Capacity of Wind Power in the Presence of Demand Flexibility'. Renewable Energy, . Available Online [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Alison O'Connel, Alireza Soroudi , Andrew Keane (2016) 'Distribution Network Operation Under Uncertainty Using Information Gap Decision Theory'. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, . [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Murphy ,Conor; Soroudi,Alireza; Keane,Andrew (2015) 'Information Gap Decision Theory Based Congestion and Voltage Management in the presence of Uncertain Wind Power'. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, . [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Pourya Maghouli Alireza Soroudi Andrew Keane (2015) 'A Robust Computational Framework for Mid-Term Techno-Economical Assessment of Energy Storage'. IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, . [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, A., Rabiee, A., Keane, A., (2014) 'Stochastic Real-Time Dynamic Economic Dispatch of Wind-thermal Generation in an Electric Utility'. IEEE Systems Journal, . [Details]
Alireza Soroudi, Pierluigi siano, Andrew Keane (2015) 'Optimal DR and ESS Scheduling for Distribution Losses Payments Minimization Under Electricity Price Uncertainty'. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, . [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Abbas Rabiee, Alireza Soroudi, Andrew Keane (2015) 'Risk-Averse Preventive Voltage Control of AC/DC Power Systems Including Wind Power Generation'. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, . [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Alireza Soroudi; Abbas Rabiee; Andrew Keane (2014) 'Stochastic Real-Time Scheduling of Wind-Thermal Generation Units in an Electric Utility'. IEEE Systems Jouranl, . Available Online [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Abbas rabiee, Alireza soroudi, Andrew Keane (2014) 'Information Gap Decision Theory based OPF with HVDC Connected Wind Farms'. IEEE Transactions in Power Systems, . [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Ehsan, Mehdi (2010) 'Multi-objective planning model for integration of distributed generations in deregulated power systems'. Iranian Journal of Science \& Technology, Transaction B: Engineering, 34 (B3):307a324. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Ehsan, Mehdi (2010) 'A distribution network expansion planning model considering distributed generation options and techo-economical issues'. Energy, 35 (8):3364-3374. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Ehsan, Mehdi (2011) 'A possibilistic--probabilistic tool for evaluating the impact of stochastic renewable and controllable power generation on energy losses in distribution networks- a case study'. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15 (1):794-800. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Ehsan, Mehdi (2011) 'Efficient immune-GA method for DNOs in sizing and placement of distributed generation units'. European Trans Electrical Power, 21 (3):1361-1375. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Ehsan, Mehdi (2011) 'Application of a Modified NSGA Method for Multi-Objective Static Distributed Generation Planning'. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 36 (5):809-825. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, A and Ehsan, M and Caire, R and Hadjsaid, N (2011) 'Hybrid immune-genetic algorithm method for benefit maximisation of distribution network operators and distributed generation owners in a deregulated environment'. IET generation, transmission \& distribution, 5 (9):961-972. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Ehsan, Mehdi and Caire, Raphaeel and Hadjsaid, Nouredine (2011) 'Possibilistic evaluation of distributed generations impacts on distribution networks'. IEEE Transactions in Power Systems, 26 (4):2293-2301. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Caire, Rapha\"el and Hadjsaid, Nouredine and Ehsan, Mehdi (2011) 'Probabilistic dynamic multi-objective model for renewable and non-renewable distributed generation planning'. IET generation, transmission \& distribution, 5 (11):1173-1182. [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Aien, Morteza and Ehsan, Mehdi (2011) 'A Probabilistic Modeling of Photo Voltaic Modules and Wind Power Generation Impact on Distribution Networks'. Systems Journal, IEEE, (99):1-1. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Ehsan, Mehdi and Zareipour, Hamidreza (2011) 'A practical eco-environmental distribution network planning model including fuel cells and non-renewable distributed energy resources'. Renewable Energy, 36 (1):179-188. Link to full text [Details]
Amraee, Turaj and Soroudi, Alireza and Ranjbar, AliMohammad (2012) 'Probabilistic determination of pilot points for zonal voltage control'. IET generation, transmission \& distribution, 6 (1):1-10. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza (2012) 'Possibilistic-scenario model for dg impact assessment on distribution networks in an uncertain environment'. Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on, 27 (3):1283-1293. Link to full text [Details]
soroudi, alireza and afrasiab, mozhgan (2012) 'Binary PSO-based dynamic multi-objective model for distributed generation planning under uncertainty'. IET Renewable Power Generation, 6 (2):67-78. Link to full text [Details]
Mohammadi-Ivatloo, B and Rabiee, A and Soroudi, A and Ehsan, M (2012) 'Iteration PSO with time varying acceleration coefficients for solving non-convex economic dispatch problems'. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 42 (1):508-516. [Details]
Mohammadi-ivatloo, Behnam and Rabiee, Abbas and Soroudi, Alireza and Ehsan, Mehdi (2012) 'Imperialist competitive algorithm for solving non-convex dynamic economic power dispatch'. Energy, 44 (1):228-240. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Ehsan, Mehdi (2012) 'IGDT Based Robust Decision Making Tool for DNOs in Load Procurement Under Severe Uncertainty'. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 4 (2):886-895. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, A and Ehsan, M (2012) 'Imperialist competition algorithm for distributed generation connections'. Generation, Transmission \& Distribution, IET, 6 (1):21-29. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Rabiee, Abbas (2013) 'Optimal multi-area generation schedule considering renewable resources mix: a real-time approach'. Iee Proceedings-Generation Transmission and Distribution, 7 (9). Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza and Amraee, Turaj (2013) 'Decision making under uncertainty in energy systems: State of the art'. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 28 :376-384. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza (2013) 'Robust optimization based self scheduling of hydro-thermal Genco in smart grids'. Energy, 61 :262-271. Link to full text [Details]
Mohammadi-Ivatloo, Behnam and Rabiee, Abbas and Soroudi, Alireza (2013) 'Nonconvex Dynamic Economic Power Dispatch Problems Solution Using Hybrid Immune-Genetic Algorithm'. IEEE Systems Journal, 7 (4):777-785. Link to full text [Details]
Soroudi, Alireza (2014) 'Smart self-scheduling of Gencos with thermal and energy storage units under price uncertainty'. International Transactions On Electrical Energy Systems, (24):1401-1418. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Dargahi, Ardavan and Ploix, St\'ephane and Soroudi, Alireza and Wurtz, Fr\'ed\'eric (2014) 'Optimal household energy management using V2H flexibilities'. Compel-The International Journal For Computation And Mathematics In Electrical And Electronic Engineering, 33 (3):777-792. Link to full text [Details]
Tajeddini, Mohammad Amin and Rahimi-Kian, Ashkan and Soroudi, Alireza (2014) 'Risk averse optimal operation of a virtual power plant using two stage stochastic programming'. Energy, 73 (14):958-967. Link to full text [Details]
Rabiee, A. and Soroudi, A. and Mohammadi-ivatloo, B. and Parniani, M. (2014) 'Corrective Voltage Control Scheme Considering Demand Response and Stochastic Wind Power'. IEEE Transactions in Power Systems, 29 (6):2965-2973. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Rabiee, Abbas and Soroudi, Alireza (2014) 'Stochastic Multiperiod OPF Model of Power Systems With HVDC-Connected Intermittent Wind Power Generation'. IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 29 (1):336-344. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Eduardo M. Gouveia, Paulo Moisés Costa , Jesus Sagredo , Alireza Soroudi (2016) Probabilistic Security Constrained Fuzzy Power Flow Models 51 st International Universities Power Engineering Conference , UPEC 2016, Coimbra, Portugal Link to full text [Details]
Eduardo M. Gouveia; Paulo Moisés Costa; Jesus Sagredo; Alireza Soroudi (2016) Safe operation of transmission system considering EV at distribution level 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC) [Details]
Bananeh Ansari; Marcelo G. Simoes; Alireza Soroudi; Andrew Keane (2016) Restoration strategy in a self-healing distribution network with DG and flexible loads 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC) Link to full text [Details]
Jafarian, M and Soroudi, A and Ehsan, M (2008) The effects of enviromental parameters on wind turbine power PDF curve Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2008. CCECE 2008. Canadian Conference on , pp.001193-001198 [Details]
         

Dissertations/Theses

Soroudi, Alireza (2011) Architecture des reseaux de distribution en presence de production decentralisee-planification sous incertitudes et modes d'exploitation decentralis'es. Dissertations/Theses [Details]
                                                                                                     

Research

Research Interests

  1. Smart grids
  2. Future Distribution Energy Management Systems (EMS)
  3. Optimization of energy networks (operation and planning)
  4. Artificial Intelligence and heuristic optimization techniques with application to power systems
  5. Uncertainty modeling techniques with application to power and energy system studies including:
    • Fuzzy modeling
    • Stochastic modeling and optimization
    • Information gap decision theory
    • Robust optimization
  6. Application of operations research and mathematical programming (GAMS & MATLAB) in energy systems

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Uncertainty modelling techniques in future power systems
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-17 / 30-SEP-18
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : Enhancing the Irish Transmission Network Flexibility through Smart Technology
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-17 / 31-DEC-17
   

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

I believe that my courses should be system oriented with laboratory projects that require experimentation on state of the art platforms and tools.
 

Enhancement of Teaching

Multi-media, Software

Review and Enhancement of Curriculum

Developing as a Teacher

EEEN40580, Optimisation Techniques for Engineers

Innovation & Leadership