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Salman mohagheghi

Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering Department


My research focuses on the intersection of energy, environment, and the society. My students and I develop mathematical models to optimize the performance of the electric power grid and enhance its resilience against external events, while ensuring environmental sustainability and energy justice. 


  • BS, Power Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, 1999
  • MS, Power Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2001
  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2006


  • Power System Operation and Management
  • Power Grid Resilience
  • Renewable Energies
  • Energy Justice
  • Healthcare Equity
  • Machine Learning and Data Analytics

courses taught

  • EENG 307: Introduction to Feedback Control Systems
  • EENG 389: Electric Machinery Fundamentals
  • EENG 415: Data Science for Electrical Engineering
  • EENG 417: Modern Control Design
  • EENG 573: Electric Power Quality
  • EENG 581: Power System Operation and Management
  • EENG 584: Power System Risk Management
  • EENG 586: Power System Communications

selected Publications

  • J. Dugan, D. Byles, and S. Mohagheghi, “Social Vulnerability to Long-Duration Power Outages,” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol. 85, February 2023.
  • A. Daeli and S. Mohagheghi, “Power Grid Infrastructural Resilience against Extreme Events,” Energies, vol. 16, no. 1, January 2023.
  • S. Mohagheghi, M. Gharipour, C. DeClrecq, A. Bui, and T. Intisarameen, “Identifying Optimal Locations for Potential Temporary Community Clinics During Public Health Emergencies,” Health Environments Research & Design Journal, vol. 16, no. 1, 2023, pp. 113–130.
  • A. Almazroui and S. Mohagheghi, “Coordinated Control of Electric Vehicles and PV Resources in an Unbalanced Power Distribution System,” Energies, vol. 15, no. 24, December 2022.
  • K. Alboaouh and S. Mohagheghi, “Voltage, Var and Watt Optimization for a Distribution System with High PV Penetration: A Probabilistic Study,” Electric Power System Research, vol. 180, pp. 1–11, March 2020.
  • K. Alboaouh and S. Mohagheghi, “Impact of Rooftop Photovoltaics on the Distribution System,” Journal of Renewable Energy, vol. 2020, pp. 1–23, 2020.
  • M. Choobineh, A. Speake, M. Harris, P.C. Tabares-Velasco, and S. Mohagheghi, “End-User-Aware Community Energy Management in a Distribution System Exposed to Extreme Temperatures,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 3753–3764, July 2019.
  • M. Choobineh, D. Silva-Ortiz, and S. Mohagheghi, “An Automation Scheme for Emergency Operation of a Multi-Microgrid Industrial Park,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 6450–6459, November/December 2018.
  • S. Frank, J. Sexauer, and S. Mohagheghi, “Temperature Dependent Power Flow,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 4007–4018, November 2013.
  • Sexauer and S. Mohagheghi, “Voltage Quality Assessment in a Distribution System with Distributed Generation – A Probabilistic Load Flow Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 1652–1662, July 2013.


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