News

  • I joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at Lehigh University effective in Fall 2021.

  • I recently established the Power and Energy Society (PES) Chapter in IEEE Region 2, Susquehanna Section and I am the interim chair. The section aims at promoting the power and energy society by inviting experts in the field and holding workshops and conferences for professional networking and job opportunities. Please refer to the IEEE Region 2, Susquehanna Section PES chapter through the following link

  • I was recently promoted to the IEEE Senior Member grade .

  • I am guest editing a special issue on Sustainability Journal with the topic of "Modeling, Optimization, and Security of Modern Energy-Water Nexus with High Penetration of Renewable Energy Sources". Two colleagues of mine are assisting me with the process, Dr. Arash Asrari from Southern Illinois University and Dr. Faegheh Moazeni from Penn State Harrisburg. Please feel free to submit your articles by October 2021. Link

  • We received additional funding from the Department of Defense, Office of Naval Research to develop a hardware testbed enabling integration of power converters up to 10kVA capacity to a real-time simulator for shipboard power system modeling (July 2020).


  • We received a funding from the Department of Defense, Office of Naval Research to develop a distributed renewable energy resource (DER) and cybersecurity testbed for naval shipboard power systems and smart grids (January 2020). Link