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Houshang Karimi
PhD (University of Toronto), MSc & BSc (Isfahan University of Technology, Iran)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 4542 Fax: (514) 340-4078 Room: A-343.12
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Research interests and affiliations

Research interests

Microgrid and smart grid control, Control Systems, Energy Systems, Renewable Energy Systems

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2500 ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

Publications

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Journal article
Seyedi, Y., Karimi, H. & Guerrero, J. (2017). Centralized disturbance detection in smart microgrids with noisy and intermittent synchrophasor data. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 8(6), 2775-2783. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1109/TSG.2016.2539947

Biography

Houshang Karimi received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, in 1994 and 2000, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, in 2007, all in electrical engineering.

He was a Visiting Researcher and a postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, from 2001 to 2003 and from 2007 to 2008, respectively. He was with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, from 2009 to 2012. From June 2012 to January 2013, he was a Visiting Researcher in the ePower lab of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada. He joined the Département de Génie Électrique, École Polytechnique de Montréal, QC, Canada, in 2013, where he is currently an Associate Professor. His research interests include control systems, distributed generations, and microgrid control.

Teaching

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Supervision at Polytechnique

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  • Ph.D. Thesis (2)

    • Ghafouri, M. (2018). Subsynchronous resonance in DFIG-based wind farms (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/3025/
    • Seyedi, S.Y. (2017). Synchrophasor Data Analytics for Control and Protection Applications in Smart Grids (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/2598/
  • Master's Thesis (3)

    • Diboune, F. (2018). Élaboration et modélisation de Benchmarks de réseaux électriques pour documentation, études transitoires et études géomagnétiques (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/3112/
    • Shabani, Y. (2018). Analyse de la qualité de l'onde d'une unité de production décentralisée raccordée au réseau déséquilibré (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/3249/
    • Pourramezan, R. (2017). Design and Implementation of a Centralized Disturbance Detection System for Smart Microgrids (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/2589/

Press review about Houshang Karimi

January 28, 2016, Radio-Canada / Téléjournal, Espoir et méfiance - relations entre l’Iran et le Canada. Entrevue de Houshang Karimi au Téléjournal, professeur en génie électrique à Polytechnique Montréal. Presque la moitié des étudiants au doctorat à Polytechnique sont venus d'Iran (à partir de 10m 5s).