Publications

Journal Papers

[J19] R. Mahroo, A. Kargarian, M. Mehrtash, A. J. Conejo, "Robust Dynamic TEP with an N − c Security Criterion: A Computationally Efficient Model", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, March 2022. [link]

[J18] M. Mehrtash, G. Mozafari, K. Hua, Y. Cao, "Stochastic Optimal Device Sizing Model for Zero Energy Buildings: A Parallel Computing Solution", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, March 2022. [link]

[J17] M. Mehrtash, Y. Cao, "A New Global Solver for Transmission Expansion Planning with AC Network Model", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, January 2022. [link] [GitHub] [video]

[J16] Q. Chen, L. Zuo, C. Wu, Y. Li, K. Hua, M. Mehrtash, Y. Cao, "Optimization of compressor standby schemes for gas transmission pipeline systems based on gas delivery reliability", Reliability Engineering & System Safety, January 2022. [link]

[J15] M. Mehrtash, F. Capitanescu, P. Heiselberg, T. Gibon, "A New Bi-objective Approach for Optimal Sizing of Electrical and Thermal Devices in Zero Energy Buildings Considering Environmental Impacts", IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, April 2021. [link]

[J14] Q. Chen, C. Wu, L. Zuo, M. Mehrtash, Y. Wang, Y. Bu, R. Sadiq, Y. Cao, "Multi-objective transient peak shaving optimization of a gas pipeline system under demand uncertainty", Computers & Chemical Engineering, April 2021. [link]

[J13] M. Mehrtash, F. Capitanescu, P. Heiselberg, T. Gibon, A. Bertrand "An Enhanced Optimal PV and Battery Sizing Model for Zero Energy Buildings Considering Environmental Impacts", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, November 2020. [link]

[J12] M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, A. J. Conejo, "Graph-Based Second-Order Cone Programming Model for Resilient Feeder Routing using GIS Data", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, December 2019. [link]

[J11] M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, "Risk-Based Dynamic Generation and Transmission Expansion Planning with Propagating Effects of Contingencies", International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, December 2019. [link]

[J10] M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, M. Rahmani, "Security Constrained Transmission Expansion Planning using Linear Sensitivity Factors", IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, December 2019. [link]

[J9] O. Ciftci, M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, "Data-Driven Nonparametric Chance-Constrained Optimization for Microgrid Energy Management", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, July 2019. [link]

[J8] M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, A. Mohammadi, "Distributed Optimisation-Based Collaborative Security-Constrained Transmission Expansion Planning for Multi-Regional Systems", IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, April 2019. [link]

[J7] M. Jokar Kouhanjani, A.R. Seifi, M. Mehrtash, "Dynamic Model and Small Signal Analysis of Z-Source Inverter", IETE Journal of Research, March 2018. [link]

[J6] A. Mohammadi, M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, "Diagonal quadratic approximation for decentralized collaborative TSO+DSO optimal power flow", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, January 2018. [link]

[J5] A. Kargarian, M. Mehrtash, B. Falahati, "Decentralized Implementation of Unit Commitment with Analytical Target Cascading: A Parallel Approach", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, December 2017. [link]

[J4] S. Ghannadi, M. Mehrtash, M. Mohammadi, M. Raoofat, "Determining inactive constraints in stochastic security-constrained unit commitment using cumulants", Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, IOS press, January 2017. [link]

[J3] M. Mehrtash, M. Jokar Kouhanjani, A. Pourjafar, S. Beladi, "An Interior Point Optimization Method for Stochastic Security-Constrained Unit Commitment in the Presence of Plug-In Electric Vehicles", Journal of Applied Sciences, March 2016. [link]

[J2] M. Mehrtash, M. Jokar Kouhanjani, M. Mohammadi, "A New Nonparametric Density Estimation for Probabilistic Security-Constrained Economic Dispatch", Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, IOS press, February 2016. [link]

[J1] M. Mehrtash, M. Raoofat, M. Mohammadi, H. Zareipour, "Fast Stochastic Security-Constrained Unit Commitment Using Point Estimation Method", International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, John Wiley and Sons, May 2015. [link]


Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

[C13] M. Mehrtash, B.F. Hobbs, Y. Cao, "A Large-Scale Test System for Transmission Expansion Planning with AC Networks Model", Texas Power and Energy Conference (IEEE), February 2022. [link]

[C12] I. Avramidis, H. Nagpal, M. Mehrtash, F. Capitanescu, "gENESiS: Design, Operation and Integration of Smart Sustainable Buildings in Smart Power Grids", 29th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), June 2021. [link]

[C11] A. Alobaidi, H. DesRoches, M. Mehrtash, "Impact of Vehicle to Grid Technology on Distribution Grid with Two Power Line Filter Approaches", Green Technologies Conference (IEEE), April 2021. [link]

[C10] M. Mehrtash, G. Mozafari, Y. Li, Y. Cao, "Optimal Device Sizing for Zero Energy Buildings: Sensitivity of Nonlinear Model to Uncertainties", Texas Power and Energy Conference (IEEE), February 2021. [link] [video]

[C9] M. Mehrtash, F. Capitanescu, P. Heiselberg, "An Efficient Mixed-Integer Linear Programming Model for Optimal Sizing of Battery Energy Storage in Smart Buildings", Texas Power and Energy Conference (IEEE), February 2020. [link]

[C8] M. Mehrtash, A. Alobaidi, A. Kargarian, "Security-Constrained Generation and Transmission Expansion Planning with Risk of Contingencies", PES General Meeting (IEEE), August 2019. [link]

[C7] O. Ciftci, M. Mehrtash, F. Safdarian, A. Kargarian, "Chance-Constrained Microgrid Energy Management with Flexibility Constraints Provided by Battery Storage", Texas Power and Energy Conference (IEEE), February 2019. [link]

[C6] C. Wu, A. Mohammadi, M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, "Non-Parametric Joint Chance Constraints for Economic Dispatch Problem with Solar Generation", Texas Power and Energy Conference (IEEE), February 2019. [link]

[C5] M. Mehrtash, A. Mohammadi, M. Barati, A. Kargarian, "Security-Constrained Transmission Expansion Planning with Risk Index of N-1 Security Obtained from PMU Data", PES General Meeting (IEEE), August 2018. [link]

[C4] A. Mohammadi, M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, M. Barati, "Tie-Line Characteristics based Partitioning for Distributed Optimization of Power Systems", PES General Meeting (IEEE), August 2018. [link]

[C3] M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, A. Mohammadi, "Partition-based bus renumbering effect on interior point-based OPF solution", Texas Power and Energy Conference (IEEE), February 2018. [link]

[C2] M. Zakernejad, M. Mohammadi, M. Mehrtash, "A New Approach for Probabilistic Evaluation of Transient Recovery Voltage across Circuit Breakers in TCSC Compensated Transmission Lines", International Power System Conference, Tehran, Iran, October 2014. [link]

[C1] M. Mehrtash, M. Raoofat, M. Mohammadi, H. Zareipour, "Considering Multiple Uncertainties in Stochastic Security-Constrained Unit Commitment", International Power System Conference, Tehran, Iran, October 2014. [link]


Book Chapters

[B1] A. Mohammadi, F. Safdarian, M. Mehrtash, A. Kargarian, “A System of Systems Engineering Framework for Modern Power System Operation”, In Sustainable Interdependent Networks II (pp. 217-247), Springer, Cham, 2019. [link]

Ph.D. Dissertation

Mahdi Mehrtash, “Optimal and Efficient Decision-Making for Power System Expansion Planning”, Louisiana State University, 2019. [link]