Saifur Rahman

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Advanced Research Institute

Mailing Address:
Virginia Tech Research Center - Arlington
900 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22203


Joseph Loring Professor

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Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1978
M.S., Electrical Engineering, State Univ. of New York, 1975
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Bangladesh Univ. of Engineering & Technology, 1973

Teaching Interests:

Smart Grid, Critical infrastructures, Alternate energy, Environmental studies

Research Interests:

Alternate energy, Smart grid, Critical infrastructure assessment and modeling, Uncertainty evaluation, Environmental impacts

Selected Publications:
  • Journal papers
  • Title: Grid Integration of Electric Vehicles and Demand Response With Customer Choice
    Author(s): S. Shao, M. Pipattanasomporn, and S. Rahman
    Journal: Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions, 1, 2012
  • Title: Securing Critical Loads in a PV-based Microgrid with a Multi-Agent System
    Author(s): M. Pipattanasomporn, H. Feroze and S. Rahman
    Journal: Renewable Energy, 166-174, 2012
  • Title: Demand Response as a Load Shaping Tool in an Intelligent Grid With Electric Vehicles
    Author(s): S. Shao, M. Pipattanasomporn, and S. Rahman
    Journal: Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions, 624-631, 2011
  • Title: Operating Impacts and Mitigation Strategies with Large-scale Wind Power Penetration in the United States
    Author(s): S. Rahman and M. Pipattanasomporn
    Journal: Automation of Electric Power Systems, 2011
  • Title: Comparative Study on Smart Grid Related R&D in China, the United States and the European Union
    Author(s): T. Yi, M. Pipattanasomporn, S. Shao, H. Liu and S. Rahman
    Journal: Power System Technology, 2009
  • Title: The Telecommunication Infrastructure: A Model for Optimum Voice-Data Coverage
    Author(s): M. Pipattanasomporn and S. Rahman
    Journal: Utilities Policy, 278-287, 2006
  • Title: Implications of on-site distributed generation for commercial/industrial facilities
    Author(s): M. Pipattanasomporn, M. Willingham, and S. Rahman
    Journal: Power Systems, IEEE Transactions, 206-212, 2005
  • Conference papers
  • Title: A Multi-Agent System for Restoration of an Electric Power Distribution Network with Local Generation
    Author(s): W. Khamphanchai, M. Pipattanasomporn and S. Rahman
    Conference: 2012 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA 2012
  • Title: Demand response implementation in a home area network: a conceptual hardware architecture
    Author(s): M. Pipattanasomporn, M. Kuzlu and S. Rahman
    Conference: in Proc. IEEE PES Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT 2012), Washington, D.C. 2012
  • Title: Smart grid information Clearinghouse: Overview of projects and deployment experience
    Author(s): S. Rahman and M. Pipattanasomporn
    Conference: Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Latin America), 2011 IEEE PES Conference 2011