Pegah Hamedani

             Assistant Professor

             Department of Railway Engineering & Transportation Planning

             Faculty of Civil Engineering & Transportation

             University of Isfahan

 

                                                         

 

 

 

Email: p.hamedani@eng.ui.ac.ir   &    p_hamedani@alumni.iust.ac.ir           

         Office Phone: (+98) 031-37934262

Address: Department of Railway Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering & Transportation, University of Isfahan, Hezar Jerib Ave., Isfahan, Iran. (Postal Code: 8174673441)

Homepage:  https://engold.ui.ac.ir/~p.hamedani/  

 

 

 

Education:  

·        PhD of Electrical Engineering with Excellent Qualification (in 2016), Iran University of Science & Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran. 

·        Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering (in 2009), University of Isfahan, Iran.

·        B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (in 2007), University of Isfahan, Iran.

 

 

 

 Fields of Interest:  

·        Supply System of Electric Railway (AC and DC)   

·        Analysis of Overhead Contact Systems

·        Control of Electrical Traction Motors Drives

·        Linear Motors & MAGLEVs

·        Power Electronics

 

 

Teaching Activities: 

1) Taught Graduate Courses at Universities:      

·        Generalized Theory of Electrical Machines          

·        Power Electronics

·        Control of Electrical Motor Drives

·        Reactive Power Control in Power Systems

·        Power Systems Dynamics

·        Insulation & High Voltage

 

2) Taught Undergraduate Courses at Universities:

·        Electric Railway

·        Fundamentals of Electrical Machines I, II & III

·        Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

·        Fundamentals of Communication and Electrical Signs

·        Automatic Control Systems in Electric Trains

·        General Rules of Movements in the Railway

·        Fundamentals of Special Electrical Machines

3) Taught Workshops in Industry:

·        Preliminary Dynamic Modeling of Electrical Machines and their Simulation Using Matlab, held in Sarcheshmeh Copper Mine, Kerman, Iran.

·        Advanced Dynamic Modeling of Electrical Machines and their Simulation Using Matlab, held in Sarcheshmeh  Copper Mine, Kerman, Iran.

 

 

 

Graduate Theses:     

 

1) PhD Thesis:    

Thesis Title: Analysis and Simultaneous Control of Multiple Linear Induction Motors Running with the Same Speed. 

Graduate Supervisor: Professor Abbas Shoulaie, Head of Power Electronics Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran.

 

2) MSc Thesis:

Thesis Title: Intelligent Speed Control of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (IPMSM) Drives in The Flux Weakening Region.

Graduate Supervisor:  Professor Behzad Mirzaeian and Dr. Arash Kiyoumarsi, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Isfahan, Iran.

Graduate Advisor: Professor Caro Lucas, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran.

 

Undergraduate Thesis:

 

BSc Thesis:

Thesis Title: Emotional Control of DC Servo Motor.

Graduate Supervisor:  Professor Behzad Mirzaeian, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Isfahan, Iran.

 

 

Publications:    

 

a) Journal Papers:

1) P. Hamedani, A.Shoulaie, “Utilization of CHB Multilevel Inverter for Harmonic Reduction in Fuzzy Logic Controlled Multiphase LIM Drives”, Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovations (JECEI), Volume 8, Issue 1, pp. 19-30, 2020.

2) P. Hamedani, A. Shoulaie, “A Comparative Study of Harmonic Distortion in Multicarrier Based PWM Switching Techniques for Cascaded H-Bridge Inverters”, Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2016.

3) P. Hamedani, A. Shoulaie, “Modification of The Field-Weakening Control Strategy for Linear Induction Motor Drives Considering The End Effect”, Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2015.

4) B. Mirzaeian, A. Qyoumarsi, P. Hamedani, “A New Comparative Study of Various Intelligent Based Controllers for Speed Control of IPMSM Drives in the Field-Weakening Region”, Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, Volume 38, Issue 10, Sep. 2011.

 

 

b) Conference Papers:

1) P. Hamedani, “Harmonic Evaluation of Seven-phase VSI with PWM Switching Technique”, The 11th International Power Electronics, Drive Systems and Technologies Conference (PEDSTC 2020).

2) P. Hamedani, A. Shoulaie, “Indirect Field Oriented Control of Linear Induction Motors Considering the End Effects Supplied from a Cascaded H-Bridge Inverter with Multiband Hysteresis Modulation”, The 4th international Power Electronics, Drive Systems and Technologies Conference (PEDSTC 2013).

3) P. Hamedani, A. Shoulaie, “Cascaded H-Bridge Inverters with Multiband Hysteresis Modulation for Vector Control of Multiphase Linear Induction Motor Drives Considering the End Effects”, 3nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Railway Engineering (ICRARE-2013), Iran University of science and Technology – Tehran Iran 2013.

4) P. Hamedani, A. Shoulaie, “Independent Control of Multiple Multiphase Linear Induction Motors Supplied from a Single Voltage Source Inverter”, 3nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Railway Engineering (ICRARE-2013), Iran University of science and Technology – Tehran Iran 2013.

5) P. Hamedani, A. Shoulaie, “The Effects of Transformer Connection Type on Voltage and Current Unbalance Propagation”, Power Electronics, Drive Systems and technologies Conference (PEDSTC), Feb. 2012.

6) P. Hamedani, B. Mirzaeian, A. Qyoumarsi, “Speed Control of IPMSM Drives Based on Brain Emotional Learning Based Intelligent Controller in the Field-Weakening Region”, Power Electronics, Drive Systems and technologies Conference (PEDSTC), Feb. 2011.

7) P. Hamedani, A. Shoulaie, “Determination of Flicker Propagation Direction in Power Systems with Arc Furnace Loads”, International Conference on Electric Power and Energy Conversion System (EPECS 2009), Sharjah, 10-12 Nov. 2009.

 

                   

 

 

Awards and Prizes:     

·        Best Paper Award in The 11th International Power Electronics, Drive Systems and Technologies Conference (PEDSTC 2020)

 

 

 

Affiliations:  

·        Member of Committee of International Scientific Cooperation

 

 

Experimental Experience:

 

1) Design and Construction of Gate Driver Boards for 1200V/42A BUP314D IGBT Produced by Siemens Company

 

2) Design and Construction of Five-level CHB Inverter Supplied with Twelve-pulse Diode Rectifier and Input Phase Shift Transformer

 

3) Implementation of Different Multilevel PWM Switching Strategies (Including Phase-shifted, Level-shifted, Hybrid, and Rotational Level-shifted) for Five-level CHB Inverter Using TMS320F2812 DSP Produced by Texas Instruments Company

 

4) Construction of Three Linear Induction Motors (Three-phase, Five-phase, and Seven-phase) with Short Primary & Long Secondary

 

5) Design and Construction of a Seven-phase Gate Driver Board for 600V/50A PM50CTJ060 IPM Modules Produced by Mitsubishi Company

 

6) Design and Construction of Seven-phase Voltage Source Inverter to Supply and Control the Seven-phase Linear Induction Motor Using TMS320F2812 DSP (Fed through 1600V/100A 6RI100G-160Diode Rectifier Produced by Fuji Electric Company)

 

7) Design and Construction of Supply Boards for 50A LA55/P Hall-effect Current Sensors Produced by LEM Company

 

8) Design and Construction of Supply Boards for 1500V LV25P/SP2 Hall-effect Voltage Sensors Produced by LEM Company

 

 

 

Journal Contributions:    

 

a)    Journal Reviewer:

·        Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovations

·        ISA Transactions (Elsevier)

·        Journal of Control, Measurement, Electronics, Computing and Communication (Taylor & Francis)

 

 

 

Number of Conducted MSc thesis:  3

 

 

 

 

Foreign Languages:

 

 

Speaking

Writing

Reading

 

Good

Good

Good

English

Very good

Adequate

Good

German

 

 

 

 

Software Skills:

·        Matlab

·        PSCAD/EMTDC

·        Psim

·        Gams

·        Psat

·        PSpice

·        Protel

·        Code Composer Studio (CCS)