PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

[1] Christian Brady-Alvarez and Salem Elsaiah, “A Review of Renewable Energy Resources and their Applications”, Published in Focus on Renewable Energy Sources, Nova Series on Renewable Energy: Research, Development and Policies, ISBN: 978-1-53613-802-3, Chapter 5, Nova publisher, NY, USA, September 2018.

[2] Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra, “Applications of Particle Swarm Optimization in Composite Power System Reliability Evaluation”, Published in the Handbook of Research on Swarm Intelligence in Engineering, ISBN: 978-1-466-68291-7, Chapter 18, pp. 573 - 610, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA, 2015.

[3] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, “Reliability-Constrained Optimal Distribution System Reconfiguration”, Published in Chaos Modeling and Control Systems Design, Springer Series on Studies in Computational Intelligence, ISBN: 978-3-319-11016-5, Chapter 11, pp. 265 - 289, Springer, Switzerland, 2014.

Journal papers

[4] Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra, ”An Emission-Constrained Approach to Power System Operation and Expansion Planning”, International Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems, IJEPES, Elsevier Science, Vol. 81, pp. 78 - 86, October 2016.

[5] Salem Elsaiah, Niannian Cai, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, ” A Fast Economic Power Dispatch Method for Power System Planning Studies”, The Institution for Engineering and Technology, IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 417 - 426, April 2015.

[6] Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra, ”Power System Reliability Evaluation using a State Space Classification Technique and Particle Swarm Optimization Search Method”, The Institution for Engineering and Technology, IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Vol. 9, No. 14, pp. 1865 - 1873, November 2015.

[7] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, ”An Analytical Approach for Placement and Sizing of Distributed Generators on Power Distribution System”, The Institution for Engineering and Technology, IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Vol. 8, No. 6, pp. 1039 - 1049, June 2014.

[8] Salem Elsaiah and Mahmoud Shaker, “Performance Analysis and Simulation of a Grid-Connected Three-Phase Induction Generator”, Engineering Research Journal, ERJ, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 251-257, July 2008.

[9] Mohammed Buamud, Salem Elsaiah, and Mahmoud Shaker, ”Characteristics Study of Switched Reluctance Motor using Different Controllers”, Engineering Research Journal, ERJ, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 189-197, July 2006.

Conference Papers

[10] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, “A Comprehensive Analysis of Reliability-oriented Optimal Distribution System Reconfiguration”, presented at the 53rd IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, IAS, Portland, Oregon, USA, September 23-27, 2018.

[11] Salem Elsaiah and Christian Brady-Alvarez,” A Switched Reluctance Motor Drive System for Future Applications in the Emerged Integrated Marine Power Systems-IMPS", presented at the 50th IEEE North American Power Symposium, NAPS, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, September 9-11, 2018.

[12] M. Kamruzzaman, Mohammed Benidris, and Salem Elsaiah, ”Effective Load Demand of Electric Vehicles in Power System Adequacy Assessment”, presented at the IEEE International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, PMAPS, Boise, Idaho, June 24-28, 2018.

[13] Salem Elsaiah and Peter Mark Jansson, “An Effective Design Course to Inspire Active Learning in Undergraduate Education”, presented at Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, October 12-15, 2016.

[14] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra,” A Method for Reliability Improvement of Microgrids”, presented at the 19th IEEE Power System Computation Conference, PSCC, Genoa, Italy, June 20-24, 2016.

[15] Samer Sulaeman, Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra,” Power System Reliability Enhancement and Generation Cost Reduction in Presence of Variable Resources”, presented at the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PES, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, July 17-21, 2016.

[16] Yuting Tian, Mohammed Benidris, Samer Sulaeman, Salem Elsaiah and Joydeep Mitra, “Optimal Feeder Reconfiguration and Distributed Generation Placement for Reliability Improvement”, presented at the 14th IEEE International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, PMAPS, Beijing, China, October 16-20, 2016.

[17] Salem Elsaiah and Joydeep Mitra,” A Method for Minimum Loss Reconfiguration of Radial Distribution Systems”, presented at the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA, July 26-31, 2015.

[18] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, “Reliability Improvement of Power Distribution System Through Feeder Reconfiguration”, in proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, PMAPS, Durham, United Kingdom, July 7-10, 2014.

[19] Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra, “A Risk Sensitivity-Based Approach to Hardening Power Systems Against Catastrophic Failures”, in proceedings the 46th IEEE North American Power Symposium, NAPS, Pullman, Washington, September 7-9, 2014.

[20] Salem Elsaiah and A. Mohammed, “Steady-State Analysis of Reluctance Machines for Energy Storage Applications”, in proceedings of the Intern. Conference on Advances in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering, CSEE, kuala lumpur, Malaysia, March 08-09, 2014.

[21] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra,” An Analytical Method for Placement and Sizing of Distributed Generation on Power Distribution System’, in proceedings of the IEEE Power Systems Conference: Advanced Metering, Protection, Communication, and Distributed Resources, PSC, Clemson, South Carolina, March 11-14, 2014.

[22] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, “Optimal Economic Power Dispatch in the Presence of Intermittent Renewable Energy Sources”, in proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PES, Washington DC, July 27-31, 2014.

[23] Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra, “Composite System Reliability Assessment Using Dynamically Controlled Particle Swarm Optimization”, in proceedings of the 45th IEEE North American Power Symposium, Manhattan, Kansas, September 22-24, 2013.

[24] Salem Elsaiah and Joydeep Mitra, “Distribution System Modeling and Analysis in Decentralized Environment”, in proceedings of the 9th Regional Conference and Exhibition of CIGRE, Tripoli, Libya, October 30-31, 2013.

[25] Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, and J. Mitra, “Sensitivity Analysis of Reliability Performance of Multilevel Converters", in proceedings of the 44th IEEE North American Power Symposium, NAPS, Chicago, Illinois, September 09-11, 2012.

[26] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, ”Power Flow Analysis of Distribution Systems with Embedded Induction Generators", in proceedings of the 44th IEEE North American Power Symposium, NAPS, Chicago, IL, September 09-11, 2012.

[27] M. Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, S. Sulaeman and Joydeep Mitra, “Transient Stability of Distributed Generators in the Presence of Energy Storage Devices”, in proceedings of the 44th IEEE North American Power Symposium, NAPS, Chicago, Illinois, September 9-11, 2012.

[28] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, “Power Flow Analysis of Radial and Weakly-Meshed Active Distribution Networks”, in proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PES, San Diego, California, July, 21-23 2012.

[29] Mohammed Benidris, Joydeep Mitra, and Salem Elsaiah, “A Method for Reliability Evaluation of Multi-Level Converters”, in proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, PMAPS, Istanbul, Turkey, June 12-15, 2012.

[30] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, “A Three Phase Power Flow Solution Method for Unbalanced Distribution Systems”, in proceedings of the 43rd IEEE North American Power Symposium, NAPS, Boston, Massachusetts, August 04-06, 2011.

[31] Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra, “Sensitivity Analysis in Composite System Reliability Using Weighted Shadow Prices”, in proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PES, Detroit, Michigan, July 21-25, 2011.

[32] M. Elbaba, M. Aboungem, Salem Elsaiah, A. Hammouda, M. El-Muhabresh,” Performance Analysis of a Three-Phase Self-Excited Induction Generator”, in proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vol. 1, pp. 579-585, April 21-23, Laghuat, Algeria, 2008.

[33] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Buamud, and Mahmoud Shaker, “A Simplified Design Procedure of a PI-Current Controller for Switched Reluctance Motors”, in proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Science and Techniques of Automatic Control, 8th STA, November 5-7, Monastir, Tunisia, 2007.

[34] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Buamud, and Mahmoud Shaker,” Performance Study of Switched Reluctance Motor using Different Control Modes”, in proceedings of the 5th International Engineering Conference, 5th IEC, Vol. 3, pp. 19-27 , March 27-30, Mansoura-Sharm Elsheikh, Egypt, 2006.

[35] Mohammed Buamud, Salem Elsaiah, and Mahmoud Shaker, “A Proposed Discrete Model for Three-Phase Induction Generator”, in proceedings of the 4th Libyan Arab International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 20-23 March, Tripoli, Libya, 2006.

[36] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Buamud, and Mahmoud Shaker, “Performance Analysis of a Three-phase 6/4 Switched Reluctance Motor”, in proceedings of the 4th Libyan Arab International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 20-23 March, Tripoli, Libya, 2006.


Conference Presentations

[1] John Brown, Christian Brady-Alvarez and Salem Elsaiah,” Analytical Design of a Hybrid Maritime Microgrid System”, presented at the IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, PECI, Champaign, Illinois, USA, 2018.

[2] Christian Brady-Alvarez, John Brown, and Salem Elsaiah,” Steady-state Analysis of a Switched Reluctance Motor”, presented at the IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, PECI, Champaign, Illinois, USA, 2018.

[3] Hongyuan Chen and Salem Elsaiah, “Towards Reliable and Resilient Optimal Microgrid Architectures: A Surety Microgrid Case Study", presented at the Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Symposium, Lewisburg, PA, July 2016.

[4] Salem Elsaiah and Peter Mark Jansson, “An Effective Design Course to Inspire Active Learning in Undergraduate Education”, presented at Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, Erie, Pennsylvania, October 12-15, 2016.

[5] Salem Elsaiah, Virginia Ayres, “Utilization of Backward Curriculum Design for Teaching Upper-level Engineering Courses: Application to ECE 474 Principles of Electronics Devices”, presented at the 7th Annual Graduate Academic Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, February 2015.

[6] Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra,” Application of Computational Intelligence in Reliability Improvement of Distribution System using Feeder Reconfiguration: A Novel Approach”, presented at the Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, Michigan State University, April, 2015.

[7] Salem Elsaiah and Joydeep Mitra, “Reliability-driven Optimal and Distributed Microgrid Architectures”, presented at the 7th Graduate Academic Conference, Michigan State University, February 2015.

[8] Salem Elsaiah and Joydeep Mitra,” Application of Computational Intelligence in Reliability Improvement of Active Distribution Systems Through Feeder Reconfiguration”, presented at the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PES, Washington DC, July 27-31, 2014.

[9] Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, Samer Sulaeman, and Joydeep Mitra, “Transient Stability of Distributed Generators in the Presence of Energy Storage Devices”, presented at the IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section Fall Conference, SEM, University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI November, 2012.

[10] Salem Elsaiah and Joydeep Mitra, “On the Protection of Active Power Distribution Networks and Microgrids: Problem Formulation and Power Flow Solution”, presented at the IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section Fall Conference, SEM, University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI, November, 2012.

[11] Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra, ”A Linear Programming Framework for Reliability Evaluation of Microgrids”, presented at the College of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, Michigan State University, November, 2012.

[12] Mohammed Benidris, Salem Elsaiah, and Joydeep Mitra, “Shadow-Price Sensitivity Analysis in Composite Power Systems”, presented at the College of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, Michigan State University, 2011.

[13] Salem Elsaiah, Mohammed Benidris, and Joydeep Mitra, “Distribution Power Flow of Radial and Weakly-meshed Networks", presented at the 3rd Graduate Academic Conference, Michigan State University, March 2011.

Talks

[1] Salem Elsaiah, “Microgrids and Active Distribution systems", presented at SUNY Maritime, February 2017

[2] Salem Elsaiah, “DC and AC Microgrids with Applications to Marine Industry", presented to Marine Engineering Students, SUNY Maritime, March 2017.

[3] Salem Elsaiah, “Towards Reliable and Resilient Optimal Distribution System Architectures: A Reliability-based Approach", presented at Bucknell University, April 2015.