Publications
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Books and Book Chapters:

  • "Uninterruptible Power Supplies and Active Filters" by A. Emadi, A. Nasiri, and S. B. Bekiarov. CRC Press, ISBN: 0-8493-3035-1, October 2004, Boca Raton, FL, 296 pages.
  • "Uninterruptible Power Supplies" of "Academic Press Power Electronics Handbook", A. Nasiri, Chapter 24, pp. 619-635, Elsevier Publishing, ISBN 10: 0-12-088479-8, 2006.

                                                                                                                         
Patents:

  • O. Abdel-Baqi, A. Nasiri, P. Miller, J. Helfrich, "Energy System for Heavy Equipment", Application No. 20120086220, April 2012.
  • A. Nasiri, "Wind energy power conversion system reducing gearbox stress and improving power stability" Application No. 12907651, Filled Oct 19, 2010.
  • A. Nasiri and W. Khan, "Automated use of a vision system to detect foreign matter in reconstituted drugs before transfer to a syringe," Patent no. 7,163,035, Jan 2007.
  • A. Nasiri and W. Khan, "Medication dose underfill detection system and application in an automated syringe preparing system," Patent no. 7,343,943, Sep 2004.
  • A. Nasiri, W. Khan, and D. Tribble "Reconstituting a drug vial and medication dose underfill detection system in an automated syringe preparing system" International Patent no. WO/2005/096776, Oct 2005.

Scholarly publications in refereed journals:

  • Q. Fu, A. Solanki, A. Nasiri, V. Bhavaraju, T. Abdallah, and D. Yu, "Transition Management of Microgrids with High Penetration of Renewable Energy," in Press, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, ISSN: 1949-3053, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TSG.2013.2286952, 2013.
  • G. Mandic and A. Nasiri, "Implementation of Turbine Level Power Smoothing for Using Lithium-Ion Capacitors," in Press, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Manuscript ID JESTPE-2013-06-0088, 2013.
  • Yogesh Patel and A. Nasiri, "Multi-Level Wind Turbine Inverter to Provide Grid Ancillary Support," in Press, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Manuscript ID JESTPE-2013-06-0101, 2013. 
  • V. Bhavaraju, A. Nasiri, and Q. Fu, "Multi-Inverter Controls and Management of Energy Storage for Microgrid Islanding," The Electricity Journal, vol. 25, no. 8, pp. 36-44, 2012.
  • Q. Fu, L. Montoya, A. Solanki, A. Nasiri, V. Bhavaraju, and D. Yu, "Microgrid Generation Capacity Design with Renewables and Energy Storage Addressing Power Quality and Surety," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 2019-2027, 2012.
  • G. Mandic, A. Nasiri, E. Muljadi, and F. Oyague, "Active Torque Control for Gearbox Load Reduction in a Variable Speed Wind Turbine," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 2424-2432, 2012.
  • A. Esmaili, A. Nasiri, and O. Abdel-Baqi, "A Hybrid System of Li-Ion Capacitors and Flow Battery for Dynamic Wind Energy Support," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 1649-1657, 2013.
  • O. Abdel-Baqi and A. Nasiri, "Series Voltage Compensation for DFIG Wind Turbine Low Voltage Ride-Through Solution," IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 26, no. 1,  pp. 272 - 280, 2011.
  • A. Nasiri,  S. Zabalawi, and D. Jeutter, "A Linear Permanent Magnet Generator for Powering Implanted Electronic Devices," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 192 - 199, 2011.
  • E. Manla, A. Nasiri, C. Rentel, and Michael Hughes, "Modeling of Zinc-Bromide Energy Storage for Vehicular Applications", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 624-632, 2010.
  • A. Nasiri, S. Zabalawi, and G. Mandic, "Indoor Power Harvesting Using Photovoltaic Cells for Low Power Applications," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 56, no. 11, pp. 4502-4509, 2009.
  • O. Abdel-Baqi and A. Nasiri, "A Dynamic LVRT Solution for Doubly-Fed Induction Generators," Forthcoming, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Letters, 2010.
  • Abedini and A. Nasiri, "Output power smoothing for wind turbine PM synchronous generators using rotor inertia," Journal of Power Components and Systems, vol. 37, no. 1, January 2009.
  • Abedini, G. Mandic, and A. Nasiri, "Wind power smoothing using rotor inertia aimed at reducing grid susceptibility," Int. J. of Power Electronics, vol. 1, no. 2,  pp. 227 - 247, 2008.
  • A. Nasiri, "Wind Power Smoothing," WindTech International Magazine, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 37-39, 2009.
  • Abedini, S. Zabalawi, and A. Nasiri, "A three-phase uninterruptible power supply with an adaptive reference waveform generator," Int. J. of Power Electronics, vol. 1, no.1, pp. 63 - 86, 2008.
  • A. Nasiri, Z. Nie, S. Bekiarov, A. Emadi, "An On-Line UPS System with Power Factor Correction and Electric Isolation Using BIFRED Converter," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 722-730, 2007.
  • A. Nasiri, "Digital Control of Three-Phase Series-Parallel Uninterruptible Power Supply Systems," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 1116 - 1127, July 2007.
  • A. Nasiri, "Full Digital Current Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors for Vehicular Applications," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 56, no. 4, Part 1, pp. 1531 - 1537, July 2007.
  • M. Radmehr, S. Farhanghi, and A. Nasiri, "Effects of Power Quality Distortions on Electrical Drives and Transformer Life in Paper Industries: Simulations and Real Time Measurements," IEEE Industry Application Magazine, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 38-48, Sep/Oct 2007.
  • S. R. Rimmalapudi, S. Williamson, A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, "Validation of Generalized State Space Averaging Method for Modeling and Simulation of Power Electronic Converters for Renewable Energy Systems," Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 231-240, 2007.
  • Mohammad S. Naderi, M. Vakilian, T. R. Blackburn, B. T. Phung, and A. Nasiri, "A Hybrid Transformer Model for Determination of Partial Discharge Location in Transformer Winding,"  IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 14, no. 2, Pages: 436-443, April 2007.
  • Mohammad S. Naderi, T. R. Blackburn, B. T. Phung, and A. Nasiri, "Determination of Partial Discharge Propagation and Location in Transformer Windings Using a Hybrid Transformer Model," Journal of Electric Power Components and System, vol. 35, no. 6, Pages: 607-623, ISSN: 1532-5008, June 2007.
  • Mohammad S. Naderi, T. R. Blackburn, B. T. Phung, and A. Nasiri, "Application of Wavelet Analysis to the Determination of Partial Discharge Location in Multiple-? Transformer Windings," Journal of Electric Power System Research, vol. 78 (2), pp. 202-208, 2007.
  • A. Nasiri, A. Argun, and A. Emadi, "Series-parallel active filter/UPS system," Journal of Electric Power Components and Systems, vol. 32, no. 11, Nov. 2004.

Conference proceedings and abstracts:

  • A. Solanki, A. Nasiri, V. Bhavaraju, "Microgrid Power Management Using Virtual Droop Control Method," in Proc. International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), Oct. 2013, Madrid, Spain.
  • S. A. Hamidi, L. Weber, and A. Nasiri, " EV Charging Station Integrating Renewable Energy and Second-Life Battery," in Proc. International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), Oct. 2013, Madrid, Spain.
  • Y. Patel and A. Nasiri, "Medium Voltage Inverter to Establish Grid Interface and Provide Ancillary Support for DC Distributed Wind Farms," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), Sep. 2013, Denver, CO.
  • B. Novakovic, Y. Duan, M. Solveson, A. Nasiri and D. Ionel, "Comprehensive Modeling of Turbine Systems from Wind to Electric Grid," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), Sep. 2013, Denver, CO.    
  • Y. Duan, B. Novakovic, M. Solveson, D. Ionel, and A. Nasiri, "Multi-physics System Simulation for Wind Turbines with Permanent Magnet Generator and Full Power Electronics Conversion," in Proc. IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2013), May 2013, Chicago, IL.
  • R. Kazemi, K. Sheshyekani, S.H.H. Sadeghi, R. Moini, A. Nasiri, "Wind Turbine Grounding System Frequency-Dependent Modeling for Lightning Transient Studies," in Proc. 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2012), Montreal, Canada.
  • F. Doostmohammadi, A. Esmaili, S.H.H. Sadeghi, A. Nasiri, and H. A. Talebi, "A Model Predictive Method for Efficient Power Ramp Rate Control of Wind Turbines," in Proc. the 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2012), Montreal, Canada.
  • M. Tohidian, A. Esmaili, R. A. Naghizadeh, S.H.H. Sadeghi, A. Nasiri, and A. M. Reza, "Use of Adaptive Linear Algorithms for Very Short-Term Prediction of Wind Turbine Output Power," in Proc. the 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2012), Montreal, Canada.
  • Y. Patel and A. Nasiri, "DC Distribution System Architecture and Controls for Wind Power Applications," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2012, Raleigh, NC.
  • A. Esmaili and A. Nasiri, "Effective Load Carrying Capability Assessment of Wind Farms Integrated with Storage Systems," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2012, Raleigh, NC.
  • R. Nanayakkara and A. Nasiri, "SCR-Based Rectifiers for a DC Distributed Wind Farm," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2012, Raleigh, NC.
  • Q. Fu, A. Solanki, L. F. Montoya, A. Nasiri, V. Bhavaraju, D. Yu, T. Abdellah, "Managing Intermittent Renewables in a Microgrid," in Proc. 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Washington D.C.
  • L. F. Montoya, Q. Fu, A. Solanki, A. Nasiri, V. Bhavaraju, D. Yu, T. Abdellah, "Generation Capacity Design for a Microgrid for Measurable Power Quality Indexes," in Proc. 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Washington D.C.
  • A. Esmaili and A. Nasiri, "Solar PV and Wind Energy Value Proposition Using Energy Storage Systems," in Proc. PEIA 2011, Doha, Qatar.
  • Ali Esmaili and Adel Nasiri, "Power Smoothing and Power Ramp Control for Wind Energy Using Energy Storage," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2011, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Emad Manla, Goran Mandic and Adel Nasiri, "Testing and Modeling of Lithium-Ion Ultracapacitors," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2011, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Goran Mandic, Adel Nasiri and Eduard Muljadi, "Mechanical Stress Reduction in Variable Speed Wind Turbine Drivetrains," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE), 2011, Phoenix, AZ.    
  • G. Mandic, A. Nasiri, E. Muljadi, and F. Oyague, "Mechanical Stress Reduction on the Gearbox of the Variable Speed Wind Turbines," WINDPOWER 2011 Conference and Exhibition, Anaheim, CA.
  • Omar Abdel-Baqi, Ali Esmaili, and Adel Nasiri, Digital control of three-phase series converter for DFIG wind turbine low voltage ride-through solution," in Proc. 26th IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2011, March 2011, pp. 946 - 951, Fort Worth, TX.    
  • A. Esmaili and A. Nasiri, "Energy Storage for Short-Term and Long-Term Wind Energy Support," in Proc. IEEE IECON 2010, Glendale, AZ.
  • T. Luu and A. Nasiri, "Power Smoothing of Doubly Fed Induction Generator for Wind Turbine Using Ultra Capacitor," in Proc. IEEE IECON 2010, Glendale, AZ.
  • G. Mandic and A. Nasiri "Modeling and Simulation of a Wind Turbine System with Ultracapacitors for Short-Term Power Smoothing," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, July 2010, Bari, Italy.
  • Yogesh Patel, Dan Pixler, and A. Nasiri "Analysis and Design of TRAP and LCL Filters for Active Switching Converters," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, July 2010, Bari, Italy.
  • A. Esmaili and A. Nasiri, "A Case Study on Improving ELCC by Utilization of Energy Storage with Solar PV," in Proc. 35th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2009, Porto, Portugal.
  • N. Javanmard, G. Vafadar and A. Nasiri, "Indoor Power Harvesting Using Photovoltaic Cells for Low Power Applications," in Proc. 13th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, September 2009, Barcelona, Spain.
  • E. Manla, A. Nasiri, "Modeling of Zinc Energy Storage System for Integration with Renewable Energy," in Proc. 35th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2009, Porto, Portugal.
  • O. Abdel-Baqi and A. Nasiri, "Series Voltage Compensation for DFIG Wind Turbine Low Voltage Ride-Through Solution," in Proc. 35th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2009, Porto, Portugal.
  • S. Zabalawi, G. Mandic, and A. Nasiri, "Utilizing Energy Storage with PV for Residential and Commercial Use," in Proc. 34th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2008, Orlando, FL.
  • T. Luu, A. Abedini, and A. Nasiri, "Power Smoothing of Doubly Fed Induction Generator Wind Turbines," in Proc. 34th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2008, Orlando, FL.
  • A. Abedini, G. Mandic, and A. Nasiri, "Wind Power Smoothing Using Rotor Inertia Aimed at Reducing Grid Susceptibility," in Proc. 34th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2008, Orlando, FL.
  • A. Abedini and A. Nasiri, "Applications of Super Capacitors for PMSG Wind Turbine Power Smoothing," in Proc. 34th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Nov 2008, Orlando, FL.
  • Y. H. Lee and A. Nasiri, "Analysis and Modeling of Conductive EMI Noise of Power Electronics Converters in Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles," in the Proc. 23rd IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Austin, TX, Feb 2008.
  • R. Nanayakkara and A. Nasiri, "A Piezoelectric Transformer Based Inverter Topology for Immerging CCFL Inverter," in the Proc. 23rd IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Austin, TX, Feb 2008.
  • D. Ahmadi and A. Nasiri, "A Fast Switching Method for PM Synchronous Motor Speed Control," in the Proc. 23rd IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Austin, TX, Feb 2008.
  • A. Abedini, T. Luu, and A. Nasiri, "A Novel Speed Control Algorithm for PMSG Wind Turbines Aimed at Output Power Smoothing," to be presented at the 21st IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, Ontario, May 2008.
  • T. Luu and A. Nasiri, "Output Power Maximizing of a Wind Turbine by Adjusting Rotor Speed," to be presented at the 21st IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, Ontario, May 2008.
  • D. Ahmadi and A. nasiri, "A Novel Digital Control Method of PMSM for Automotive Applications," in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2007, Arlington, TX.
  • Y. H. Lee and A. Nasiri, "Conductive CM and DM Noise Analysis of Power Electronic Converters in Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles," in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2007, Arlington, TX.
  • S. Zabalawi and A. Nasiri, "State Space Modeling and Simulation of Sensorless Control of BLDC Motors Using Instantaneous Rotor Position Tracking," in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2007, Arlington, TX.
  • Z. Vrankovic and A. Nasiri, "A Novel Pulse Battery Charger Topology for Automotive Applications," in Proc. 38th IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, Orlando, FL, June 2007.
  • A. Nasiri, "A Novel Direct Torque Control Method of PM Synchronous Motors,"  in Proc. 38th IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, Orlando, FL, June 2007.
  • A. Abedini and A. Nasiri, "An Improved Adaptive Filter for Voltage and Current Reference Extraction," in Proc. International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC), vol. 1,pp. 1-5, Shanghai, China, August 2006.
  • A. Abedini and A. Nasiri, “Modeling and Analysis of Hybrid Fuel Cell Systems for Vehicular Applications,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2006, Windsor, England, UK.
  • Z. Vrankovic and A. Nasiri, “A Novel Battery Charger for Automotive Applications,” in Proc. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Sep. 2006, Windsor, England, UK.
  • M. Radmehr, S. Farhangi, and A. Nasiri, “Effects of Power Quality Distortions on Electrical Drives and Transformer Life in Paper Industries: Simulations and Real Time Measurements,” in Proc. 52nd Annual Pulp & Paper Industry Technical Conference, pp. 1-9, July 2006, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • A. Nasiri, “Different topologies of active EMI/ripple filters for automotive DC/DC converters,” in Proc. the IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Chicago, Illinois, Sep. 2005.
  • A. Nasiri, “Harmonics in sea and undersea vehicles: sources, effects, and solutions,” in Proc. the IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion (VPP) Conference, Chicago, Illinois, Sep. 2005.
  • A. Nasiri, V. S. Rimmalapudi, and A. Emadi, “Active control of a hybrid fuel cell-battery system,” in Proc. the International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, Xi'an, China, Aug. 2004.
  • A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “Digital control of three-phase series-parallel uninterruptible power supply/active filter system,” in Proc. 35th IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference, vol. 6, pp. 4115- 4120, Aachen, Germany, June 2004.
  • A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “Full digital control of a single-phase series-parallel uninterruptible power supply,” in Proc. 19th IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, vol. 1, pp. 443- 449, Anaheim, California, Feb. 2004.
  • A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “Modeling, simulation, and analysis of active filter systems using generalized state space averaging method,” in Proc. 29th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, vol. 3,  pp. 1999- 2004, Roanoke, VA, Nov. 2003.
  • S. B. Bekiarov, A. Nasiri, and A. Emadi, “A new reduced parts on-line single-phase UPS system,” in Proc. 29th IEEE Industrial Electronics conference, vol. 1, pp. 688- 693, Roanoke, VA, Nov. 2003.
  • A. Nasiri, S. B. Bekiarov, and A. Emadi, “Reduced parts single-phase series-parallel UPS Systems with active filter capabilities,” in Proc. 25th IEEE International Telecommunications Energy Conference, vol. 1, pp. 366- 372, Yokohama, Japan, Oct. 2003.
  • A. Nasiri, S. B. Bekiarov, and A. Emadi, “Reduced parts three-phase series-parallel UPS system with active filter capabilities,” in Proc. 38th IEEE Industry Application Society Annual Meeting, vol. 2, pp. 963- 969, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct. 2003.
  • A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “Different topologies for single-phase unified power quality conditioners,” in Proc. 38th IEEE Industry Application Society Annual Meeting, vol. 2, pp. 976- 981, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct. 2003.
  • A. Argun, A. Nasiri, and A. Emadi, “A comparative study of single-phase active filters for improving power quality,” in Proc. IEEE Electro/Information Technology Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 2003.
  • A. Nasiri and A. Emadi, “A novel feed back/feed forward control method for active filters,” in Proc. 2003 International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, Palm Springs, ISBN: 0-88986-335-0, CA, Feb. 2003.
  • S. Onoda, S. M. Lukic, A. Nasiri, and A. Emadi, “A PSIM-based modeling tool for conventional, electric, and hybrid electric vehicles studies,” in Proc. 56th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, vol. 3, pp. 1676- 1680, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Sep. 2002.