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Mojdeh Hedman

Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5706
Biography: 

Mojdeh Khorsand received her doctorate from the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University. Her research expertise includes power systems operations and planning, power systems restoration and cascading events, cybersecurity for electric power systems, renewable energy, transient stability studies, protection systems, power flow control technologies, stochastic optimization, and electric energy markets. She has published several journal and conference papers in these areas.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (Electric Power and Energy Systems), Arizona State University
  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering (Electric Power Systems), Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran
  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering (Electric Power Systems), University of Mazandaran, Iran
Research Interests: 
  • Transmission and Distribution Systems Operation and Planning
  • Resilient Smart Electric Grids
  • Distributed Energy Resources
  • Energy Management Systems
  • State Estimation and Topology Processor
  • Advanced Distribution Management Systems
  • Protection System Modeling and Analysis
  • Transient Stability Analysis
  • Social Aspect of Electricity 
  • Electric Energy Market

 

Research Group: 

Ph.D. Students:

  • Mohammad Ghaljehei
  • Zahra Soltani
  • Ramin Vakili
  • Mingyue He

Post-doc:

  • Dr. Masoud Esmaili

Graduated Students :

  • Yingying Wang, PhD, Spring 2020
  • Byeongdoo Jeon, MS, Spring 2020
  • Mingyue He, MS, Fall 2019
  • Mengxi Chen, MS, Fall 2019
Publications: 

Journal publications:

[J11]    M. Ghaljehei and M. Khorsand, “Representation of Uncertainty in Electric Energy Market Models: Pricing Implication and Formulation,” IEEE Systems Journal, accepted for publication.

[J10]    Sadegh Kamali, Turaj Amraee, and M. Khorsand, “Intentional Power System Islanding against Cascading Outages Using Transient Energy Function Method,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, accepted for publication.

[J9]      Y. Wang, V. Vittal, M. Khorsand, and C. Singh, “Composite System Reliability Evaluation with Essential Reliability Services Assessment of Wind Power Integrated Power Systems,” IEEE Open Access Journal of Power and Energy, accepted for publication.

[J8]      Y. Wang, V. Vittal, M. Khorsand, and C. Singh, “Probabilistic Reliability Evaluation Including Adequacy and Dynamic Security Assessment,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 35, no. 1, Jan. 2020.

[J7]      M. Abdi-Khorsand and V. Vittal, “Identification of Critical Protection Functions for Transient Stability Studies,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 2940 - 2948, May 2018.

[J6]      M. Abdi-Khorsand and V. Vittal, “Modeling Protection Systems in Time-Domain Simulations: A New Method to Detect Mis-operating Relays for Unstable Power Swings,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 2790-2798, Jul. 2017.

[J5]      X. Li, M. Sahraei-Ardakani, P. Balasubramanian, M. Abdi-Khorsand, K. W. Hedman, and R. Podmore, “Real-Time Contingency Analysis with Corrective Transmission Switching,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 2604 - 2617, Jul. 2017.

[J4]      M. Abdi-Khorsand, M. Sahraei-Ardakani, and Y. Al-Abdullah, “Corrective Transmission Switching with N-1-1 Contingency Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 1606-1615, Mar. 2017.

[J3]      M. Sahraei-Ardakani, X. Li, P. Balasubramanian, K. W. Hedman, and M. Abdi-Khorsand, “Real-Time Contingency Analysis With Transmission Switching on Real Power System Data,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 2501-2502, May 2016.

[J2]      Y. Al-Abdullah, M. Abdi-Khorsand, and K. W. Hedman, “The Role of Out-of-Market Corrections in Day-Ahead Scheduling,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1937-1946, Jul. 2015.

[J1]      M. Abdi-Khorsand and H. Heydari, “Multiobjective Augmented Eps-constraint Optimization for Economic/Environmental Stochastic Unit Commitment in Power Systems with High Penetration of Wind Power,” International Review of Electrical Engineering, vol. 5, no. 4, Aug. 2010.

Conference publications (peer reviewed):

[C16]   R. Vakili and M.Khorsand, “Machine-Learning-based Advanced Dynamic Security Assessment: Prediction of Loss of Synchronism in Generators,” North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2020.

[C15]   R. Santoni, A. Chandwani, A. K. Shah, M. Khorsand, “Improving Distribution System Resiliency using Distribution Energy Resources,” North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2020.

[C14]   Byeongdoo Jeon and Mojdeh Khorsand, “Energy Management System in Naval Submarines,” IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & Expo (ITEC), June 2020.

[C13]   M. He, Z. Soltani, and M. Khorsand, “Two-Stage Distributed Energy Resources Scheduling via Chance-Constrained AC Optimal Power Flow: A Second-Order Cone Programming Approach,” the IEEE PES General Meeting 2020, accepted.

[C12]   M. He and M. Khorsand, “A Data-driven based Strategy to Evaluate Participation of Diverse Social Classes in Smart Electric Grids,” North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2019.

[C11]   P. Chatterjee, M. Khorsand, and K. W. Hedman, “Enhanced Assessment of Power System Behavior during Multiple Contingencies,” North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2018.

[C10]   T. Tesfay, M. Jamei, A. Scaglione, M. Khorsand, K. Hedman and R. Bazzi, “AVAIL: Assured Volt-Ampere Information Ledger,” IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm), 2018.

[C9]     X. Li, P. Balasubramanian, M. Abdi-Khorsand, A. Korad, and K. W. Hedman, “Effect of Topology Control on System Reliability: TVA Test Case,” CIGRE Grid of the Future Symposium 2014, pp. 1-8, Oct. 2014.

[C8]     M. Abdi-Khorsand and K. W. Hedman, “Day-Ahead Corrective Transmission Topology Control,” In Proc. of the IEEE PES General Meeting 2014, Washington, DC, Jul. 2014.

[C7]     Y. Al-Abdullah, M. Abdi-Khorsand, and K. W. Hedman, “Analyzing the Impacts of Out-of-Market Corrections,” In Proc. of the 2013 IREP Symposium-Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control–IX (IREP), Rethymnon, Greece, Aug. 2013.

[C6]     S. A. H. Bahreyni, M. Abdi-Khorsand, and S. Jadid,A Stochastic Unit Commitment in Power Systems with High Penetration of Smart Grid Technologies,” In Proc. of the 2nd Iranian Conference on Smart Electrical Grids (ICSG), Iran, May 2012.

[C5]     M. Abdi-Khorsand and H. Heydari, “Joint Stochastic Wind-Thermal Generation Scheduling and Emission Reduction Using Multiobjective Augmented Eps-Constraint Algorithm,” In Proc. of the 6th International Conf. on Technical and Physical Problems of Power Engineering, Iran, Sep. 2011.

[C4]     M. Abdi-Khorsand, A. Zakariazadeh, and S. Jadid, “Stochastic Wind-Thermal Generation Scheduling Considering Emission Reduction: A Multiobjective Mathematical Programming Approach,” In Proc. of the Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, China, Mar. 2011.

[C3]     M. Abdi-Khorsand and H. Heydari, “Stochastic Reserve Scheduling for Power System with High Penetration of Wind Power and Interruptible Load Participation Analysis,” In Proc. of the 1st Iranian Conf. on Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Iran, Mar. 2010.

[C2]     M. Abdi-Khorsand, H. Heydari, and A. Zakariazadeh, “Interruptible Load Participation as Operating Reserve in Joint Energy and Spinning Reserve Markets Using Stochastic Security Analysis,” In Proc. of the 2nd International Conf. on Computer and Automation Engineering, vol. 5, Singapore, Feb. 2010.

[C1]     M. Abdi-Khorsand and S. Jadid, “Augmented Zbus Transmission Network Cost Allocation,” In Proc. of the 18th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE), Iran, May 2010.

Technical reports:

[T5]     M. Khorsand, K. W. Hedman, L. Tong, A. Papavasiliou, M. Ghaljehei, J. Kwon, M. Saleh, N. G. Singhal, S. Zhang, and C. Chen, “Newly Implemented and Proposed Market Products and Reformulations: Pricing Implications, Analysis, and Enhancements,”  PSERC Final Project Report.

[T4]     M. He and M. Khorsand Hedman, “Enabling and Incentivizing Active Participation of Customers in Smart Grid,” Submitted to Salt River Project.

[T3]     R. Vakili, P. Chatterjee, M. Khorsand Hedman, and Vijay Vittal, “Analyzing the Importance of Modeling Distance Relays in Stability Studies and Development of an Iterative Contingency-based Algorithm to Identify Critical Lines for Modeling Distance Relays,” Submitted to Salt River Project.

[T2]     M. Chen, V. Vittal, and M. Khorsand Hedman, “An Examination of Transmission System Fexibility Metrics,” Submitted to Salt River Project.

[T1]     V. Vittal, S. Lotfifard, A. Bose, M. Khorsand, I. Kiaei, “Representation, Modeling, Data Development and Maintenance of Appropriate Protective Relaying Functions in Large Scale Transient Stability Simulations,”  PSERC Final Project Report.

Invited conference papers:

[IC1]   M. Abdi-Khorsand and V. Vittal, “Modeling Protection Systems in Time-Domain Simulations: A New Method to Detect Mis-operating Relays for Unstable Power Swings,” Georgia Institute of Technology Protective Relaying Conference, Clayton Griffin Student Paper Award, 2017. (Best Paper Award)

Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Honors / Awards: 
  • Clayton Griffin Paper Award, Georgia Institute of Technology Protective Relaying Conference, May 2017.
  • IEEE PES Phoenix Chapter Graduate Power Engineering Scholarship, March 2016.
  • IEEE Phoenix Section Scholarship, January 2016.
Service: 
  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
  • Reviewer for IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution
  • Reviewer for Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Arizona Science Lab (IEEE Affinity Group, Phoenix Section)
  • IEEE Power & Energy Society ASU Student Branch Chapter, faculty advisor
  • Chair of organizing committee for the North American Power Symposium 2020
  • New Faculty Advisory Council, committee member, Arizona State University