People

Faculty

Dr. Zhixin Miao
Assistant Professor

Office: ENB 370 - Mail Code: ENB118
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33620-5350

Phone: (813) 974-4237
E-mail: zmiao at usf dot edu

Dr. Lingling Fan, Ph. D., P.E.
Associate Professor

Office: ENB 247 - Mail Code: ENB118
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33620, USA

Phone: (813) 974-2031
E-mail: linglingfan at usf dot edu

Brief Biography
Google scholar citation
Academic blog


 


Current Full-Time Graduate Students

Ahmad Tazay

Ph.D. student enrolled in Aug. 2013 MS in 2013 from University of South Florida

Yan Ma

Ph.D. student enrolled in August 2014
BS in 2012 from Tianjing S&T Univresity; MS in 2014 from University of South Florida

Yin Li

Ph.D. student enrolled in August 2014; BS in 2014 from University of South Florida

David Xu

Ph.D. student enrolled in Jan. 2015
BS in 2012 from Shandong University of S&T; MS in 2014 from Florida Institute of Technology

Matthew Ma

Ph.D. student enrolled in Aug. 2015
BS in 2013 from Huazhong University of S &T; MS in 2015 from University of South Florida

Yi Zhou

Ph.D. student enrolled in Aug. 2015
BS in 2013 from University of S & T Beijing,USTB; MS in 2015 from University of South Florida

Anas Almunif

Ph.D. student enrolled in Jan. 2016; MS in Dec. 2015 from University of South Florida

Zoran Milhailovic

Ph.D. student enrolled in Jan. 2016; MS from Virginia Tech

Ibrahim Alsaleh

Ph.D. student enrolled in Aug. 2016; MS in May 2015 from University of South Florida

Abdullah Alburidy

Ph.D. student enrolled in Aug. 2016; MS in May 2015 from University of South Florida

Rabi Kar

Ph.D. student enrolled in Jan. 2017; MS in Dec 2016 from University of South Florida

Miao Zhang

Ph.D. student enrolled in Jan. 2017; MS in Dec 2016 from University of South Florida

Li Bao

Ph.D. student enrolled in Jan. 2017; MS in Dec 2016 from University of South Florida

Sulaiman Almutairi

Ph.D. student enrolled in Jan. 2017; MS in Dec. 2016 from University of South Florida

Abdullah Alassaf

Ph.D. student enrolled in Aug. 2017; MS in May 2017 from University of South Florida

Tony Wang

Ph.D. student enrolled in Aug. 2017; BS in May 2017 from Iowa State University



Ling Xu
Ph.D. Student
Enrolled in Fall 2010
Mohemmed Alhaider
Ph.D. Student
Enrolled in Fall 2011
Lakshan Piyasinghe
Ph.D. Student
Enrolled in Fall 2010
Anne Balter
Master Student
Enrolled in Fall 2011
Heran Wu
REU Student
Enrolled in Fall 2011
Yasser Wehbe


 


Alumni

Graduate Students

Sayed Abdullah Sadat

M.S. Degree Awarded: May 2017
M.S. student enrolled in Fall 2015
Thesis: Optimal Bidding Strategy for Power Producer Using Mixed Integer Programming

Mohemmed Alhaider

Degree Awarded: Dec. 2016
Ph.D. student enrolled in Fall 2011,
MS in 2010 from University of South Florida
Dissertation: Optimal Demand Response Models with Energy Storage Systems in Smart Grids

Hossein Ghassempour Aghamolki

Degree Awarded: Dec. 2016
Ph.D. student enrolled in Aug. 2013
BS in 2007 from Power & Water University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
MS in 2010 from University of Mazandaran, Babol, Iran
Current Position: EATON Coorperation, Minneapolis, MN
Dissertation: Phasor Measurement Unit Data-based States and Parameters Estimation in Power System

Javad Khazaei

Degree Awarded: Aug. 2016
Ph.D. student enrolled in May 2013
BS in 2009 from University of Mazandaran, Babol, Iran
MS in 2011 from Urmia University, Iran
Current Position:Assistant Professor at Penn State University at Harrisburg
Dissertation: Distributed Coordination and Control of Renewable Energy Sources in Microgrids

Lakshan Piyasinghe

Degree Awarded: Dec. 2015 Ph.D. student enrolled in August 2010
BS in 2006 from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Current Position: Power Systems Scientist at Aclara Technologies
Dissertation: Dynamic Phasor Based Analysis and Control in Renewable Energy Integration

Vahid Disfani

Degree Awarded: Aug. 2015
Ph.D. student enrolled in August 2012
BS in 2006 from Amirkabir University, Tehran, Iran
MS in 2008 from Sharif University, Tehran, Iran
Current Position: Postdoc at Univ. California San Diego
Dissertation: Optimization and Control for Microgrids and Power Electronic Converters

Ling Xu, Ph.D.

Degree Awarded: Dec. 2013
Ph.D. student enrolled in August 2010
BS in 2007 from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
MS in 2009 from University of Albama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Previous Positions: Power Systems Study Engineer at Alstom Grid R&D and GE, Philladaphia, PA
Current Position: Southern California Edison, Los Angelas, CA
Dissertation: Modeling, Analysis and Control of Voltage-Source Converter in Microgrids and HVDC

Haiping Yin, Ph. D.

Degree Awarded Dec. 2011
Previous Position: Research Engineer at PWR solutions at Dallas, TX
Current Position: ONCOR, Dallas, TX
Dissertation: Modeling and Control of Wind Generation and Its HVDC Delivery System

Yasser Wehbe, Ph.D.

Degree Awarded Dec. 2012
Previous Position: Sr. Engineer, Ventyx, TX
Current Position: ABB, Sugar Lake, TX
Dissertation: Model Estimation of Electric Power Systems by Phasor Measurement Units Data

Jen-Pin Lin, Master of Science

Degree Awarded Aug. 2014
Master student enrolled in Aug. 2012
Thesis: Impedance Extraction by MATLAB/Simulink and LabView/Multisim

Vivin Thomas Samuel, Master of Science

Degree Awarded Dec. 2013
Thesis: Control of Smart Building using Advanced SCADA

Nenad Damnjanovic, Master of Science

Degree Awarded Dec. 2011
Current Position: Electrical Engineer at Black & Veatch
Thesis: Smart Grid Functionality of a PV-Energy Storage System


REU Students

Andrew Tanasescu

Energy Management System, 2011

Brian Vance

Energy Management System, 2011

Jeremiah Moon

Energy Management System, 2011

 



Visiting Scholars

Dr. Xiaotao Peng
Associate Professor at Wuhan University, China
Power Systems

Visited USF from Sep. 2014-Sep. 2015

Dr. Zhongdong Yin
Professor at North China Electric Power University
Power Electronics

Visited USF from Jan. 2011-March 2011

Dr. Deok Young Kim
Professor at the School of Electronic & Information Engineering, Kunsan National University