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Mohammad Shahidehpour, Ph.D.

Mohammad Shahidepour
Bodine Chair Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director of the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation
Associate Director of the Wanger Institute for Sustainability and Energy Research (WISER)

Office: 

IIT Tower, 10 West 35th Street, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60616

Phone: 

312.567.5737

Fax: 

312.567.8976

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Education 

Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1981
M.S.E.E., University of Missouri, 1978
B.S.E.E., Sharif University of Technology, 1977

Expertise 

Power system operation and planning, microgrids and energy hubs, sustainable energy integration.

Research 

Dr. Mohammad Shahidehpour joined Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in 1983. He is the Bodine Chair Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Director of the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, and Associate Director of WISER at Illinois Institute of Technology.  He is an IEEE Fellow and a member of the US National Academy of Engineering. View Resume.

Dr. Shahidehpour was the recipient of IEEE PES Douglas M. Staszesky Distribution Automation Award, IEEE PES Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award, IEEE PES T. Burke Hayes Faculty Recognition Award, IEEE PES Outstanding Engineer Award, Chicago Chapter, Edison Electric Institute's Power Engineering Educator Award, C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Young Electrical Engineering Professor Award, Romanian Association of Engineers’ Outstanding Author Award, Illinois Technology Association’s Technologist of the Year Award,  Sigma Xi Society’s Outstanding Senior Faculty Research Award, Electrical Engineering Department Head Association’s Innovative Program Award, and IIT’s Research Leadership and Excellence in Teaching Awards.

Dr. Shahidehpour was the 2009 recipient of the honorary doctorate from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest. He is the holder of Nourbakhshian Endowed Chair Professorship, University of Kashan, Iran, and Otto Monsted Professorship, Technical University of Denmark. He is a Research Professor at King Abdulaziz University (Saudi Arabia), Sharif University of Technology (Iran), as well as several universities in China including Tsinghua University, Xian Jiaotong University, Nanjing University, North China Electric Power University, and Hunan University.

Dr. Shahidehpour is the Principal Investigator of $60 million grants and contracts on smart grid research and development. His DOE Project on Perfect Power Systems has converted the entire IIT Campus to an islanded microgrid. He has initiated CSMART (Center for Smart Grid Applications, Research, and Technology) at IIT for promoting the smart grid cybersecurity research and implementation and enhancing the resilience of wireless networked communication and control systems in smart cities. He is a member of SPIKE Center in the Stuart School of Business at Illinois Tech which is facilitating the design and the implementation of affordable microgrids in impoverished nations (ResearchGate).

Dr. Shahidehpour has supervised 120 visiting faculty and graduate research students at IIT. He has co-authored six books and 500 papers on electric power system operation and planning (Google Scholar), and was the recipient of eight best paper awards for his IEEE publications. He is an IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer and served as the VP of Publications for the IEEE Power and Energy Society, Editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, and the founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

Awards 

  • Member, US National Academy of Engineering (2016)
  • Fellow of IEEE (for contributions to security-constrained unit commitment, 2001)
  • IEEE PES Douglas M. Staszesky Distribution Automation Award (2016)
  • IEEE PES Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award (2012)
  • IEEE PES T. Burke Hayes Faculty Recognition Award in Electric Power Engineering (2007)
  • IEEE PES Best paper Award (total of 6 in 2004, 2005, 2008, 2015)
  • IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer (2003-present, has made 150 presentations in 25 countries)
  • IEEE PES Distinguished Service Award (2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2000, 1995)
  • IEEE PES Distinguished Mentoring Award, Chicago Chapter (2009)
  • IEEE PES Outstanding Engineer Award, Chicago Chapter (2011)
  • Edison Electric Institute's Power Engineering Educator Award (1993)
  • C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Young Electrical Engineering Professor Award (1990)
  • Romanian Association of Engineers (Outstanding Author Award, 2013, joint with Prof. Eremia)
  • Illinois Technology Association (Technologist of the Year Award, 2011)
  • Sigma Xi Society (Outstanding Senior Faculty Research Award, 2003)
  • Electrical Engineering Department Head Association (Innovative Program Award, 2011)
  • IIT’s Research Leadership Award (2010)
  • IIT’s Excellence in Teaching Award (1990)
  • IIT’s Outstanding HKN Chapter Advisor Award (1988)
  • Honorary Doctorate, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania, June 2009 (2009)
  • Nourbakhshian Endowed Chair Professorship, University of Kashan, Iran (2016-present)
  • Otto Monsted Professorship, Technical University of Denmark (2016)
  • Judd Distinguished Lectureship, University of Utah (2016)
  • iCONE Distinguished Speaker, University of North Carolina (2016)
  • UMERC Distinguished Lecture, University of Virginia (2014)
  • National President of HKN (2000, Board President for the EE Honor Society)
  • Founding Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (2009-2014)
  • Listed as one of the 50 R&D Stars to Watch, Industry Week magazine (1993)
  • Best Technical Paper Award, North American Power Symposium (1999)
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Power Conference (1994)

Books 

  1. M. Shahidehpour and M. Marwali, Maintenance Scheduling in Restructured Power Systems, Springer, May 2000
  2. M. Shahidehpour and M. Alomoush, Restructured Electrical Power Systems, Taylor and Francis, June 2001
  3. M. Shahidehpour, H. Yamin and Z. Li, Market Operations in Electric Power Systems, John Wiley and Sons, March 2002
  4. M. Shahidehpour and Y. Wang, Communication and Control of Electric Power Systems, John Wiley and Sons, June 2003
  5. M. Shahidehpour, Z. Li and Y. Fu, Energy System Control and Operation, John Wiley and Sons, 2017
  6. M. Shahidehpour and L. Wu, Stochastic Methods in Electric Power Systems, John Wiley and Sons, 2017

Publications 

  1. Y. Fu, C. Wang, W. Tian, and M. Shahidehpour, “Integration of Large-Scale Offshore Wind Energy via VSC-HVDC in Day-ahead Scheduling,” IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Energy, 2016
  2. Y. Wang, C. Liu, M. Shahidehpour, and C. Guo “Critical Components for Outage Management Considering Weather Conditions and Common Mode Outages in Reconfigurable Distribution Systems,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, 2016
  3. Amin Khodaei and M. Shahidehpour, “Market-based vs. Price-based Microgrid Optimal Scheduling,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, 2016
  4. Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, W. Wu, B. Zeng, and B. Zhang, “Decentralized Contingency-Constrained Tie-Line Scheduling for Multi-Area Power Grids, IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2016
  5. X. Liu, M. Shahidehpour, Z. Li, X. Liu, Y. Cao, Z. Li, “:Power System Risk Assessment in Cyber Attacks Considering the Role of Protection Systems,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, 2016
  6. Y. Wang, Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, L. Wu, and C. Guo, “Stochastic Co-optimization of Midterm and Short-term Maintenance Outage Scheduling Considering Covariates in Power Systems,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2016
  7. Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, S. Bahramirad, A. Khodaei, “Optimizing Traffic Signal Settings in Smart Cities,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, 2016
  8. X. Zhang, M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Reliability-based Optimal Planning of Electricity and Natural Gas Interconnections for Multiple Energy Hub,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, 2016
  9. X. Zhang, M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Electricity-Natural Gas Operation Planning with Hourly Demand Response for Deployment of Flexible Ramping,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2016
  10. L. Che, X. Zhang, M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Optimal Interconnection Planning of Community Microgrids with Renewable Energy Sources,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, 2016
  11. Z. Li, W. Wu, M. Shahidehpour, B. Zhang, “Adaptive Robust Tie-line Scheduling Considering Wind Power Uncertainty for Interconnected Power Systems,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2016
  12. Y. Sun, Z. Lin, W. Tian, M. Shahidehpour, “A Lagrangian Decomposition Approach to Energy Storage Transportation Scheduling in Power Systems,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2016
  13. Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Bilevel Model for Analyzing Coordinated Cyber-Physical Attacks on Power Systems,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, 2016
  14. A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, X. Zhang, M. Shahidehpour, “Stochastic Security- Constrained Scheduling of Coordinated Electricity and Natural Gas Infrastructure,” IEEE Systems Journal, 2016
  15. G. Haddadian, N. Khalili, M. Khodayar, and M. Shahidehpour, “Optimal Coordination of Variable Renewable Energy and Distributed Storage in Electric Vehicles for Energy SustainabilitySustainable Energy, Grids and Networks,” Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks, Vol 6, pp. 14- 24, June 2016
  16. A. Gholami, F. Aminifar, and M. Shahidehpour, “Front Lines Against the Darkness: Enhancing the resilience of the electricity grid through microgrid facilities,” IEEE Electrification Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 1, Mar. 2016
  17. S. Zhang, Y. Mishra, and M. Shahidehpour, “Fuzzy-Logic Based Frequency Controller for Wind Farms Augmented With Energy Storage Systems,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 1995-1603, Mar 2016
  18. X. Zhang, M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Hourly Electricity Demand Response in the Stochastic Day-ahead Scheduling of Coordinated Electricity and Natural Gas Networks,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 592-601, Jan. 2016
  19. Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, W. Wu, J. Wang, B. Zhang, “Combined Heat and Power Dispatch Considering Pipeline Energy Storage of District Heating Network,” IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 12-22, Jan. 2016
  20. H. Wu and M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “A Game Theoretic Approach to Risk-based Optimal Bidding Strategies for Electric Vehicle Aggregators in Electricity Markets with Variable Wind Energy Resources,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 374-385, Jan. 2016
  21. G. Haddadian, M. Khodayar, and M. Shahidehpour, “Accelerating the Global Adoption of Electric Vehicles – Barriers and Drivers,” Electricity Journal, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 53-68, Dec. 2015
  22. H. Wu and M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Thermal Generation Flexibility with Ramping Costs and Hourly Demand Response in Stochastic Security- Constrained Scheduling of Variable Energy Sources,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 2955-2964, Nov. 2015
  23. L. Che, M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and Y. Al-Turki, “Hierarchical Coordination of a Community Microgrid with AC and DC Microgrids,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 3042-3051, Nov. 2015
  24. X. Zhang, M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Security-Constrained Co- Optimization Planning of Electricity and Natural Gas Transportation Infrastructures,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 2984-2993, Nov. 2015
  25. Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, W. Wu, B. Zeng, B. Zhang, and W. Zheng, “Decentralized Multi-Area Robust Generation Unit and Tie-Line Scheduling with Uncertain Wind Energy, IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 1377-1388, Oct. 2015
  26. X. Zhong, M. Peng, C. Tse, S. Guo, and M. Shahidehpour, “Analysis and Control of Multiple Chaotic Attractors from a Three-Dimensional System,” Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 268, No. 1, PP. 138–150, Oct. 2015
  27. Y. Sun, Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, and B. Ai, “Battery-based Energy Storage Transportation for Enhancing Power System Economics and Security,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 2395-2402, Sept. 2015
  28. A. Khodaei, S. Bahramirad, and M. Shahidehpour, “Microgrid Planning Under Uncertainty,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 2417-2425, Sept. 2015
  29. X. Zhang, M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Optimal Expansion Planning of Energy Hub with Multiple energy Infrastructures,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 2302-2011, Sept. 2015
  30. R. Das, V. Madani, F. Aminifar, J. McDonald, S. Venkata, D. Novosel, A. Bose, and M. Shahidehpour, “Distribution Automation Strategies: Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing Landscape,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 2157-2166, July 2015
  31. R. Das, V. Madani, F. Aminifar, J. McDonald, S. Venkata, D. Novosel, A. Bose, and M. Shahidehpour, “Distribution Automation Strategies: Evolution of Technologies and the Business Case,” IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 2166-2175, July 2015
  32. G. Haddadian,  N. Khalili, M. Khodayar, and M. Shahidehpour “Optimal Scheduling of Distributed Battery Storage for Enhancing the Security and the Economics of Electric Power Systems with Emission Constraints,” Electric Power System Research, Vol. 124, pp. 152–159, July 2015
  33. M. Shahidehpour, C. Bartucci, N. Patel, T. Hulsebosch, P. Burgess, N. Buch, “Power Grid Resilience with Wireless Networked Communication and Control System for LED Streetlights in Smart Cities,” IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 67-80, June 2015
  34. G. Haddadian, N. Khalili, M. Khodayar, and M. Shahidehpour, “Security-Constrained Power Generation Scheduling with Thermal Generating Units, Variable Energy Resources, and Electric Vehicle Storage for V2G Deployment,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, No. 73, pp. 498–507, June 2015
  35. W. Archibald, Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, S. Johanns, and T. Levitsky, “Islands in the Sun: The solar Power Deployment Initiative at the University of the Virgin Islands,” IEEE Electrification Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 56-67, Mar. 2015
  36. X. Zhang, M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Coordination of Interdependent Natural Gas and Electricity Infrastructures for Firming the Variability of Wind Energy in Stochastic Day-ahead Scheduling ” IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 606-615, Apr. 2015
  37. H. Wu and M. Shahidehpour, A. Alabdulwahab, and A. Abusorrah, “Demand Response Exchange in the Stochastic Day-Ahead Scheduling with Variable Renewable Generation, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 516-525, Apr. 2015
  38. X. Liu, M. Shahidehpour, Y. Cao, Z. Li, and W. Tian, “Risk Assessment in Extreme Events Considering the Reliability of Protection Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 1073-1081, Mar. 2015
  39. G. Haddadian and M. Shahidehpour, “Ripple Effects of Shale Gas Boom in the United States– Shift in the Balance of Energy Resources, Technology Deployment, Climate Policies, Energy Markets, Geopolitics, and Policy Development,” Electricity Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 1-22, Mar. 2015
  40. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Safdarian, A. Davoudi, and M. Shahidehpour, “Synchrophasor Measurement Technology in Power Systems: Panorama and State-of-the-Art,” IEEE Access, Vol. 2, pp. 1607-1628, Jan. 2015
  41. C. Liu, C. Lee, and M. Shahidehpour, “Look Ahead Robust Scheduling of Wind-Thermal System With Considering Natural Gas Congestion,” IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 544-545, Jan 2015
  42. Z. Chen, L. Wu, and M. Shahidehpour, “Effective Load Carrying Capability Evaluation of Renewable Energy via Stochastic Long-Term Hourly-Based SCUC,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 187-197, Jan 2015
  43. L. Wu and M. Shahidehpour, A Hybrid Model for Integrated Day-ahead Electricity Price andLoad Forecasting in Smart Grid,” IET Journal of Generation Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 8, No. 12, pp. 1937–1950, Dec. 2014
  44. M. Parvania, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Shahidehpour, “ISO’s Optimal Strategies for Scheduling the Hourly Demand Response in Day-ahead Markets,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 2636-2645, Nov. 2014
  45. S. Kamalinia, L. Wu, and M. Shahidehpour, “Sustainable Resource Planning in Energy Markets, Applied Energy, Vol. 133, No. 6, pp. 112-120, Nov. 2014
  46. S. Kamalinia, L. Wu, and M. Shahidehpour, “Stochastic Midterm Coordination of Hydro and Natural Gas Flexibilities for Wind Energy Integration,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 1070-1079, Oct. 2014
  47. O. Tor and M. Shahidehpour, “Crossroad of Power: Coordinating Electricity and Natural Gas Infrastructures in Turkey,” Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 49-62, IEEE Power and Energy Journal, Oct. 2014
  48. Y. Jiang, J. Liu, W. Tian, M. Shahidehpour, M. Krishnamurthy “Energy Harvesting from Regenerative Braking of Trains for the Electrification of Railway Stations,” IEEE Electrification, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 39-48, Sept. 2014
  49. L. Che and M. Shahidehpour, “DC Microgrids: Economic Operation and Enhancement of Resilience by Hierarchical Control,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 2517- 2526, Sept. 2014
  50. H. Wu and M. Shahidehpour, ”Chance-Constrained Day-Ahead Scheduling in Stochastic Power System Operations,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 1583-1591, July 2014
  51. M. Parvania, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Shahidehpour, “Comparative Hourly Scheduling of Centralized and Distributed Storage in Day-Ahead Markets,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 729-737, July 2014
  52. C. Lee, C. Liu, S. Mehrotra, and M. Shahidehpour, “Modeling Transmission Line Constraints in Two-stage Robust Unit Commitment Problem,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 29, NO. 3, pp. 1221-1231, May 2014
  53. H. Wu and M. Shahidehpour, ” Stochastic SCUC with Variable Wind Penetration Using Constrained Ordinal Optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 379-388, April 2014
  54. W. Tian, Z. Li, and M. Shahidehpour, “Renewable Energy Procurement in Illinois,” Electricity Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 43-51, Mar. 2014
  55. M. Khodayar and M. Shahidehpour, ”Optimal Strategies for Multiple Participants in Electricity Markets, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 986-987, Mar. 2014
  56. L. Che, M. Khodayar, and M. Shahidehpour, “Adaptive Protection System for Microgrids: Protection Practices of a Functional Microgrid System,” IEEE Electrification Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 66-80, Mar. 2014
  57. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, M. Shahidehpour, and S. Kamalinia, “Power System Dynamic State Estimation with Synchronized Phasor Measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation

    & Measurement, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 352-363, Feb. 2014

  58. F. Aminifar, M. Fotuhi-Firuzabad, A. Safdarian, M. Shahidehpour, “Observability of Hybrid AC/DC Power Systems with Variable-Cost PMUs,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 345-352, Feb. 2014