Prof. Reza Arghandeh

Dr. Reza Arghandeh is the director of CI2 Lab. He is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Mathematical Sciences at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Bergen, Norway. He is also a Research Professor in the Electrical and Computer Department at FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA. Moreover, he is a senior data scientist with StormGeo company, in Bergen, Norway.

 

He was an assistant professor in the ECE Department, Center for Advanced Power Systems, Florida State University, 2015-2018. Prior to FSU, He was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, EECS Dept 2013-2015. He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Power Systems at Virginia Tech. He holds Master’s degrees in Industrial and System Engineering from Virginia Tech (2013) and in Energy Systems from the University of Manchester (2008). Dr. Arghandeh's research interests are data analysis and decision support for smart grids and smart cities. 

 

Research : 

 

 

Publications: 

 

 

Teaching: 

 

FSU, EEL3216, Fundamentals of Power Systems                                                                                             Tallahassee, FL

Instructor, Under Graduate Level                                                                                                                            Fall 2017

 

University of Padova, Electric Grid to Smart Grid                                                                                               Padova, Italy

Instructor, Graduate Level                                                                                                                                Summer 2017

 

FSU, EEL5250, Power System Analysis II                                                                                                          Tallahassee, FL

Instructor, Graduate Level                                                                                                                                 Spring 2017

 

FSU, EEL4212, Power and Energy Lab                                                                                                              Tallahassee, FL

Instructor, undergraduate level                                                                                                                           Spring 2017

 

FSU, EEL3216, Fundamentals of Power Systems                                                                                              Tallahassee, FL

Instructor, undergraduate level                                                                                                                            Fall 2016

 

FSU, EEL5220, Power System AnalysisII                                                                                                           Tallahassee, FL

Instructor, Graduate Level                                                                                                                                   Spring 2016

FSU Rating Excellent

 

FSU, EEL4212, Power and Energy Lab                                                                                                              Tallahassee, FL

Instructor, undergraduate level                                                                                                                            Spring 2016

 

FSU, EEL3216, Fundamentals of Power Systems                                                                                               Tallahassee, FL

Course Developer & Instructor, Undergraduate Level                                                                                           Fall 2015

FSU Rating Excellent

 

UC Berkeley, EE137A, Introduction to electric power systems                                                                            Berkeley, CA

Co-Instructor                                                                                                                                                           Fall 2014

 

Virginia Tech, PV System Design for EWB                                                                                                          Blacksburg, VA

Instructor                                                                                                                                                                 Fall 2012

 

KNTU, ME567, Process Control                                                                                                                            Tehran, Iran

Grad Student Instructor                                                                                                                                        Spring 2007

 

KNTU, ME341, energy systems                                                                                                                            Tehran, Iran

Grad Student Instructor                                                                                                                                          Fall 2006 

 

 

Awards:

 

2016: American Society for Mechanical Engineers Service Award for Organizing ASME Power Conf 2016

 

2015: AmericanSocietyforMechanicalEngineersAwardforAdvancingEngineeringProfession

 

2015: Best Paper Award in IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting Denver 2015

 

2014: American Society for Mechanical Engineers Service Award for ASME Power Conf 2014

 

2012: Association of Energy Engineers Outstanding Student Award

2012: Best Paper Award in the International ASME Power 2012 Conference

 

2012: Best Paper Award in the 20th International Nuclear Engineering Conf

 

2011: Virginia Tech Research Exposition Best Poster Prize

 

2011: Grid Wise Alliance Scholarship for the Grid Wise Global Forum

 

2010: University of California Davis, Green Tech Entrepreneurship Academy Fellowship

 

2010: National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) Scholarship for the Grid Wise Global Forum

 

2009: MSStateUniversityBagleyCollegeofEngineeringHonorGraduateFellowship 

 

 

Grants

 

User-Centered Heterogeneous Data Fusion for Multi-Networked City Mobility UHDNetCity

Dr. Arghandeh PI and Dr. Ozguven Co-PI, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2016-2019

 

 

Resilient Alaskan Distribution System Improvements using Automation and Energy Storage

Dr. Arghandeh Co-PI, U.S. Department of Energy , 2017-2020

 

 

Bridging the Digital Divide for the Well-Being of Aging Populations in Smart Cities

Dr. Ozguven Co-PI and Dr. Arghandeh Co-PI, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2017-2018

 

 

Open-source Distributed Control Platform for HIL-based Testing Advanced Ship Power Systems

Dr. Arghandeh Co-PI, U.S. Office of Naval Research, 2016-2017

 

 

High Resolution Monitoring System for Distribution Networks with Micro-Synchrophasors

Dr. Arghandeh PI, Florida State University Office of Research, FYA Program, 2016

 

 

Data and Model Integration for Multidimensional System Observability

Dr. Arghandeh PI, Florida State University Office of Research, 2015

 

 

Scholarly Service

 

Professional Society Positions  


TF on Big Data Application in Power Distribution Networks, Chair
IEEE Power & Energy Society                                                                                                                             2016–Present

 

Working Group on Educational Webinars, Chair
IEEE Power & Energy Society, New Product Development Committee                                                              2017–Present

 

IEEE Standard 1159 for Distribution Power Quality Monitoring, Secretary
IEEE Power & Energy Society                                                                                                                              2015–Present

 

Renewable and Advanced Energy Committee, Chair
ASME Power Division                                                                                                                                            2014–2016

 

 

Conferences and Workshops Organizing

 

  • Panel Co-Chair, IEEE PES General Meeting 2017, "Big Data Applications in Power Distribution Networks".

  • Panel Chair, IEEE PES General Meeting 2016, "Big Data Era in Power Distribution Networks".

  • Conference Organizing Board, ASME Power 2015.

  • Conference Organizing Board, ASME Power 2014.

  • Committee Chair, ASME Power 2016, "Distributed Renewable Resources".

  • Panel Chair, American Control Conference 2016, "Fault Diagnostic Techniques".

  • Tutorial Co-Organizer, California Energy Commission,2015, "Distribution Networks 101".

  • Workshop Organizer, ASME Power 2015, Transparency and Data-Driven Operation in Smart Grids".

  • Panel Chair, ASME Power 2015, "Smart Grid Technologies.

  • Panel Chair, ASME Power 2014, "Smart Grid Technologies.

  • Panel Chair, ASME Power 2013, "Smart Grid Technologies.

 

 

 

Memberships

 

  • Since 2005, ASME, American Society of Mechanical Engineering.

  • Since 2009, IEEE-PES, IEEE Power and Energy Society.

  • Since 2013, IEEE-ITC, IEEE Internet of Things Community.

  • Since 2010, AEE, Association of Energy Engineers.

  • Since 2012, EWB, EngineersWithout Borders-USA.

  • Since 2012, UN-HABITAT, United Nations Sustainable Urbanization Group.

  • Since 2017, ASEE, American Society for Engineering Education.

 

Reviews

 

  • Grant Proposals

- U.S. National Science Foundation
- Singapore National Research Foundation

  • Journal Papers

- IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery
- IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
- IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
- IEEE Transactions on Sustainability
- IEEE Power Engineering Letters
- Elsevier Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy
- Elsevier Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
- Elsevier Int Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems

 

 

  • Conference Papers

- American Control Conference (ACC)
- IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)
- IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM)
- IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)
- IEEE SmartGridComm Conference
- IEEE International Conference on Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems (EPECS)
- ASME Power Conference

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