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Mahmoud Ghofrani

School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, Washington, USA

Mahmoud Ghofrani
Educations
From 08/2009 to 08/2014, PhD , USA
Work Experiences
From 09/2013 to Present, Assistant Professor , University of Washington Bothell, USA
From 08/2009 to 08/2013, Research Assistant , University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Speciality
Renewable Energy Systems
Electric Vehicles
Smart Grids
Energy Storage Systems
Optimization
Book
"V2G Services for Renewable Integration" In: 'Modeling and Simulation for Electric Vehicle Applications,' Intech, ISBN: 978-953-51-2637-9, Book chapter authors: M. Ghofrani, E. Detert, N. Niromand, A. Arabali, N. Myers, P. Ngin
"Optimizing Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems: A Review,” In: 'Sustainable Energy – Technological Issues, Applications and Case Studies,' Intech, ISBN: 978-953-51-2840-3, Book chapter authors: M. Ghofrani, N. Niromand
"Optimum Sizing and Siting of Renewable Energy Based DG Units in Distribution Systems," In: 'Optimization in Renewable Energy Systems: Recent Perspectives,' Elsevier, ISBN: 9780081010419, Book chapter authors: A. Arabali, M. Ghofrani, J. B. Bassett, M. Pham, M. Moeini-Aghtaei
Journal Articles
'A Novel Clustering Algorithm Based on Data Transformation Approaches, ' Int. Journal of Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, vol. 76, 2017, pp. 59-70. Authors: R. Azimi, M. Ghayekhloo, M. Ghofrani
'A Hybrid Wind Power Forecasting Model Based on Data Mining and Wavelets Analysis,' Int. Journal of Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, vol. 127, 2016, pp. 208-225. Authors: R. Azimi, M. Ghofrani, M. Ghayekhloo
'A Novel Soft Computing Framework for Solar Radiation Forecasting,' Int. Journal of Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, vol. 48, 2016, pp. 207-216. Authors: M. Ghofrani, M. Ghayekhloo, R. Azimi
'A Hybrid Method Based on A New Clustering Technique and Multilayer Perceptron Neural Networks for Hourly Solar Radiation Forecasting,' Int. Journal of Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, vol. 118, 2016, pp. 331-344. Authors: R. Azimi, M. Ghayekhloo, M. Ghofrani
'A Novel Clustering Approach for Short-Term Solar Radiation Forecasting,' Int. Journal of Solar Energy, Elsevier, vol. 122, 2015, pp. 1371-1383. Authors: M. Ghayekhloo, M. Ghofrani, M. B. Menhaj
'A Hybrid Short-Term Load Forecasting with a New Input Selection Framework,' Int. Journal of Energy, Elsevier, vol. 81, 2015, pp. 777-786. Authors: M. Ghofrani, M. Ghayekhloo, A. Arabali, A. Ghayekhloo
'A Hybrid Short-Term Load Forecasting with a New Data Preprocessing Framework,' Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, vol. 119, 2015, pp. 138-148. Authors: M. Ghayekhloo, M. B. Menhaj, M. Ghofrani
'Optimal Charging/Discharging of Grid-Enabled Electric Vehicles for Predictability Enhancement of PV Generation,' Int. Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (IJEPES), Elsevier, vol. 117, 2014, pp. 134-142. Authors: M. Ghofrani, A. Arabali
'A Multi-Objective Transmission Expansion Planning Framework in Deregulated Power Systems with Wind Generation,' IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, vol. 29, no. 6, 2014, pp. 3003-3011. Authors: A. Arabali, M. Ghofrani, M. Etezadi-Amoli, M. S. Fadali
'Smart Scheduling and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Grid-Enabled Electric Vehicles for Wind Power Integration,' IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, vol. 5, no. 5, 2014, pp. 2306-2313. Authors: M. Ghofrani, A. Arabali, M. Etezadi-Amoli, M. S. Fadali
'Stochastic Performance Assessment and Sizing for a Hybrid Power System of Solar/Wind/Energy Storage,' IEEE Trans. on Sustainable Energy, vol. 5, no. 2, 2014, pp. 363-371. Authors: A. Arabali, M. Ghofrani, M. Etezadi-Amoli, M.S. Fadali
'Cost Analysis of a Power System Using Probabilistic Optimal Power Flow with Energy Storage Integration and Wind Generation,' Int. Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (IJEPES), Elsevier, vol. 53, 2013, pp. 832-841. Authors: A. Arabali, M. Ghofrani, M. Etezadi-Amoli
'Energy Storage Application for Performance Enhancement of Wind Integration,' IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, vol. 28, no. 4, 2013, pp. 4803 - 4811. Authors: M. Ghofrani, A. Arabali, M. Etezadi-Amoli, M. S. Fadali
'A Framework for Optimal Placement of Energy Storage Units within a Power System with High Wind Penetration,' IEEE Trans. on Sustainable Energy, vol. 4, no. 2, 2013, pp. 434 – 442. Authors: M. Ghofrani, A. Arabali, M. Etezadi-Amoli, M. S. Fadali
'Genetic Algorithm Based Optimization Approach for Energy Management,' IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, vol. 28, no. 1, 2013, pp. 162 – 170. Authors: A. Arabali, M. Ghofrani, M. Etezadi-Amoli, M. S. Fadali, Y. Baghzouz
'Time-Stepping Finite Element Analysis of Distribution Transformers Performance under Unbalanced Voltage and Load,' Electromagnetics, vol. 31, issue 1, 2011, pp. 63-75. Authors: J. Faiz, B. M. Ebrahimi, M. Ghofrani, R. Rajabioun, A. Farazmand
'Mixed Derating of Distribution Transformers Under Unbalanced Supply Voltage and Nonlinear Load Conditions Using TSFEM,' IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, vol. 25, no. 2, 2010, pp. 780-789. Authors: J. Faiz, B. M. Ebrahimi, M. Ghofrani
Conference Papers
“Hybrid Clustering-Time Series-Bayesian Neural Network Short-Term Load Forecasting Method,” In IEEE North American Power Symposium (NAPS), Denver, CO, Sep. 2016.
“k-Means Clustering with a New Initialization Approach for Wind Power Forecasting,” In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Conference and Exposition, Dallas, TX, May 2016.
“Revenue-Based Transmission Network Expansion Planning,” In Elsevier Global Cleaner Production and Consumption Conference (GCPC), Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 2015.
“Hybrid Time Series-Bayesian Neural Network Short-Term Load Forecasting with a New Input Selection Method,” In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting (GM), Denver, CO, Jul. 2015.
“A Framework for Transmission-Related Applications of Energy Storage Systems for Wind Power Integration,” In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting (GM), Washington, DC, Jul. 2014.
“Performance of Advanced Meters: Effects of Different Temperatures and Loading Conditions on Meter Accuracy,” In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Conference and Exposition, Chicago, IL, May 2014.
“A Stochastic Framework for Power System Operation with Wind Generation and Energy Storage Integration,” In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), Washington, DC, Feb. 2014.
“Electric Drive Vehicle to Grid Synergies with Large Scale Wind Resources, ˮ In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting (GM), San Diego, CA, Jul. 2012.
“Modeling and Simulation of a DFIG-Based Wind-Power System for Stability Analysis,” In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting (GM), San Diego, CA, Jul. 2012.
“A probabilistic Framework for the Operation Studies of power Systems in Presence of Dispersed PV Generation,” In IEEE International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS), Istanbul, Turkey, Jun. 2012.
“Ramping Requirements and Operation Cost in a Power System with Dispersed Wind Generation,” In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Conference and Exposition, Orlando, FL, May 2012.
“Operating Reserve Requirements in a Power System with Dispersed Wind Generation,” In IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), Washington, DC, Jan. 2012.
“Smart Meter Based Short-Term Load Forecasting for Residential Customers,” In IEEE North American Power Symposium (NAPS), Boston, MA, Aug. 2011.
Invited Talks
M. Ghofrani, Revenue-Based Transmission Network Expansion Planning, Global Cleaner Production and Consumption Conference, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 2015.
M. Ghofani, A Framework for Transmission-Related Applications of Energy Storage Systems for Wind Power Integration, IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, Washington, DC, Jul. 2014.
M. Ghofrani, Smart Grid: Towards the More Intelligent Power System, University of Washington Bothell, July 2013.
M. Ghofrani, Energy Storage Applications in Power Systems with Renewable Energy Generation, California State University Bakersfield, June 2013.
M. Ghofrani, Energy Storage Applications in Different Electricity Markets, University of New Haven, May 2013.
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