Dr Daniel Eghbal

Adjunct Fellow

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Overview

Electrical Engineer (Power system planning & operation)

Daniel (Mehdi) Eghbal is an adjunct research fellow at the School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering. He received B.S. in electrical engineering from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran in 1998, M.S. degree in power system engineering in 2001 from Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran and PhD degree in 2009 from Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan in the field of Artificial Complex System Engineering. He was with Queensland Geothermal Energy Centre of Excellence (QGECE), The University of Queensland from 2009-2012. Daniel is currently working at Energex as a strategic planning engineer.

His research interest lies in the integration of distributed energy resources (DER), energy storage and demand response into distribution networks. Daniel is an IEEE Senior Member and the current vice-chair of IEEE Queensland section.

Research Interests

  • Energy management
    Demand Response, Demand Management, Energy Storage
  • Distribution planning
    Planning and integration of micro-grids and distributed energy resources into distribution networks,

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Engineering, Hiroshima University

Publications

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Publications

Book

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Mahmoudi, Nadali, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Eghbal, Mehdi (2014). A new trading framework for demand response aggregators. In: Proceedings of PES General Meeting. Conference and Exposition 2014. 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting: Conference and Exposition, National Harbour, MD, United States, (). 27-31 July 2014. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2014.6938882

  • Mardira, Levin, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Eghbal, Mehdi (2014). Investigating impacts of battery energy storage systems on electricity demand profile. In: 2014 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2014. 2014 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2014, Perth, WA, Australia, (). 28 September - 1 October. doi:10.1109/AUPEC.2014.6966562

  • Colley, Daven, Mahmoudi, Nadali, Eghbal, Mehdi and Saha, Tapan K. (2014). Queensland load profiling by using clustering techniques. In: A. Abu-Siada and M. A. S. Masoum, AUPEC 2014 Proceedings. 2014 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Perth, WA, Australia, (). 28 September - 1 October 2014. doi:10.1109/AUPEC.2014.6966554

  • Mahmoudi, Nadali, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Eghbal, Mehdi (2013). Developing a scenario-based demand response for short-term decisions of electricity retailers. In: 2013 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES): Proceedings. PES-GM 2013: IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (1-5). 22-25 July, 2013. doi:10.1109/PESMG.2013.6672291

  • Hasan, Kazi N., Saha, Tapan K. and Eghbal, Mehdi (2013). Learning from renewable power integration into the remote grid: a case study of Queensland network. In: 2013 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2013). Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2013), Hobart, Australia, (). 29 September - 3 October 2013. doi:10.1109/AUPEC.2013.6725343

  • Le, Anh Duc, Nguyen, Mai Huong, Eghbal, Mehdi and Nguyen, Dinh Hieu (2013). Transmission expansion planning in electricity market: the case in Vietnam. In: 2013 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2013. 2013 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2013, Hobart, TAS, Australia, (6725429.1-6725429.6). 29 September - 3 October 2013. doi:10.1109/AUPEC.2013.6725429

  • Baboli, P. Teimourzadeh, Eghbal, M., Moghaddam, M. Parsa and Aalami, H. (2012). Customer behavior based demand response model. In: 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PES 2012. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PES 2012, San Diego, CA United States, (). 22 - 26 July 2012. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345101

  • Hasan, Kazi Nazmul, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Eghbal, Mehdi (2012). Emission pricing and locational signal impact on generation portfolio in large scale Queensland network. In: 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, United States, (1-8). 22-26 July 2012. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345173

  • Nguyen, Mai H., Saha, Tapan K. and Eghbal, Mehdi (2012). Hybrid multi-terminal LCC HVDC with a VSC converter: a case study of simplified South East Australian system. In: 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, United States, (1-8). 22-26 July 2012. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345360

  • Nguyen, Mai Huong, Sah. Tapan Kumar and Eghba, Mehdi (2012). Investigation on the impacts of hybrid multi-terminal HVDC system combining LCC and VSC technologies using system identification. In: 2012 22nd Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC). 2012 22nd Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Bali, Indonesia, (1-6). 26-29 September 2012.

  • Eghbal, Mehdi and Saha, Tapan (2012). Multi-objective emission constrained transmission network expansion planning. In: 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, (). 22 - 26 July 2012.

  • Mahmoudi-Kohan­, Nadali, Eghbal, Mehdi and Parsa Moghaddam, Mohsen (2011). Customer recognition-based demand response implementation by an electricity retailer. In: AUPEC 2011 proceedings. 21st Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2011), Brisbane, Australia, (-6). 25-28 September 2011.

  • Nguyen, Mai H., Saha, Tapan K. and Eghbal, Mehdi (2011). Impact of high level of renewable energy penetration on inter-area oscillation. In: AUPEC 2011: Integrating Renewables into the Grid. AUPEC 2011 - 21st Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference: "Integrating Renewables into the Grid"., Brisbane, Australia, (). 25-28th September 2011.

  • Nguyen, Mai H., Eghbal, Mehdi, Saha, Tapan K. and Modi, Nilesh (2011). Investigation of Oscillation Damping for connecting remote generators to a large power system. In: 2011 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies. Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT 2011), Perth, Australia, (1-8). 13-16 November 2011. doi:10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2011.6167136

  • Hasan, Kazi Nazmul, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Eghbal, Mehdi (2011). Modelling uncertainty in renewable generation entry to deregulated electricity market. In: 2011 21st Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC). 2011 21st Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC), Brisbane, Australia, (1-6). 25-28 September 2011.

  • Teimourzadeh Baboli, Payam, Parsa Moghaddm, Mohsen and Eghbal, Mehdi (2011). Present status and future trends in enabling demand response programs. In: 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting Proceedings. 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (IEEE PES-GM), Detroit, MI, United, (1-6). 24–28 July 2011. doi:10.1109/PES.2011.6039608

  • Krause, Olav, Schwippe, Johannes and Eghbal, Mehdi (2011). Probabilistic calculus in power system analysis and design. In: AUPEC 2011: Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (1-6). 25-28 September 2011.

  • Hasan, Kazi Nazmul, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Eghbal, Mehdi (2011). Renewable Power Penetration to Remote Grid – Transmission Configuration and Net Benefit Analyses. In: 2011 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies. IEEE Power and Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Asia Conference, Perth Australia, (1-8). 13-16 November 2011. doi:10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2011.6167114

  • Hasan, Kazi Nazmul, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Eghbal, Mehdi (2011). Tradeoffs in planning renewable power generation entry to the electricity market. In: 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting Proceedings. 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (IEEE PES-GM), Detroit, MI, United States, (1-8). 24–28 July 2011. doi:10.1109/PES.2011.6039160

  • Eghbal, Mehdi, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Hasan, Kazi Nazmul (2011). Transmission expansion planning by meta-heuristic techniques: A comparison of shuffled frog leaping algorithm, PSO and GA. In: 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting Proceedings. 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (IEEE PES-GM), Detroit, MI, United States, (1-8). 24–28 July 2011. doi:10.1109/PES.2011.6038998

  • Eghbal, Mehdi, Saha, Tapan K. and Mahmoudi, Nadali (2011). Utilizing Demand Response Programs in Day Ahead Generation Scheduling for Micro-Grids with Renewable Sources. In: 2011 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies proceedings. IEEE Power and Energy Society’s Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Asia 2011 Conference (IEEE PES ISGT Asia 2011), Perth, W.A., Australia, (214.1-214.6). 13-16 November 2011. doi:10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2011.6167148

  • Nguyen, Mai H., Saha, Tapan K. and Eghbal, Mehdi (2010). A Comparative study of voltage stability for long distance HVAC and HVDC interconnections. In: IEEE PES General Meeting. 2010 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, (1-8). 25-29 July 2010. doi:10.1109/PES.2010.5589456

  • Wibowo, Rony Seto, Yorino, Naoto, Zoka, Yoshifumi, Sasaki, Yutaka and Eghbal, Mehdi (2010). FACTS allocation based on expected security cost by means of hybrid PSO. In: 2010 Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference Proceedings.. Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC), Chengdu, China, (1-4). 28-31 March 2010. doi:10.1109/APPEEC.2010.5448396

  • Nguyen, Mai H., Saha, Tapan K. and Eghbal, Mehdi (2010). Impacts of HVAC interconnection parameters on inter-area ocsillation. In: 20th Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2010) "Power Quality of the 21st Century", Christchurch, New Zealand, (). 5-8 December 2010.

  • Wibowo, Rony Seto, Yorino, Naoto, Zoka, Yoshifumi, Sasaki, Yukata and Eghbal, Mehdi (2010). Optimal location and control of FACTS devices for relieving congestion and ensuring voltage stability. In: TENCON 2010 - 2010 IEEE Region 10 Conference. TENCON 2010, Fukuoka, Japan, (539-544). 21-24 November 2010. doi:10.1109/TENCON.2010.5686738

  • Eghbal, Mehdi, Saha, Tapan K. and Nguyen, Mai H. (2010). Optimal voltage level and line bundling for transmission lines. In: Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC), 2010 20th Australasian. Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, (). 5–8 December 2010.

  • Wibowo, Rony Seto, Yorino, Naoto, Eghbal, Mehdi, Zoka, Yoshifumi and Sasaki, Yutaka (2009). FACTS devices allocation for congestion management considering voltage stability by means of MOPSO. In: Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition: Asia and Pacific (T and D Asia 2009), Seoul, South Korea, (338-341). 26-30 October 2009. doi:10.1109/TD-ASIA.2009.5357015

  • Yorino, Naoto, Eghbal, Mehdi, El-Araby, E. E. and Zoka, Yoshifumi (2008). Dynamic security constrained VAR planning for competitive environments. In: IEEE Power & Energy Society 2008 General Meeting : conversion and delivery of electrical energy in the 21st century. General Meeting of the IEEE Power and Energy Society, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, (3564-3571). 20-24 July 2008. doi:10.1109/PES.2008.4596355

  • Eghbal, Mehdi, Yorino, Naoto, El-Araby, E. E. and Zoka, Yoshifumi (2008). Optimal VAr Expansion Considering ATC Using Strength Pareto Evolutionary Algorithm. In: NAPS Proceedings: 40th North American Power Symposium 2008 (NAPS '08). 40th North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2008), Calgary, Canada, (550-555). 28-30 September 2008. doi:10.1109/NAPS.2008.5307330

  • Priyadi, A., Yorino, N., Eghbal, M., Zoka, Y., Sasaki, Y., Yasuda, H. and Kakui, H. (2008). Transient stability assessment as boundary value problem. In: 2008 IEEE Electrical Power & Energy Conference. IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference, Vancouver, Canada, (76-81). 6-7 October 2008. doi:10.1109/EPC.2008.4763304

  • Eghbal, Mehdi, El-Araby, E. E., Yorino, Naoto and Zoka, Yoshifumi (2007). Application of metaheuristic methods to reactive power planning: A comparative study for GA, PSO and EPSO. In: Conference proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2007), Montreal, Canada, (3360-3365). 7-10 October 2007. doi:10.1109/ICSMC.2007.4414140

  • Yorino, Naoto, Eghbal, Mehdi, El-Araby, E. E. and Zoka, Yoshifumi (2007). Voltage security constrained reactive power planning considering the costs and performance of VAR devices. In: Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control - VII. Revitalizing Operational Reliability, 2007 iREP Symposium. iREP Symposium on Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control - VII Revitalizing Operational Reliability, Charleston SC, United States, (89-99). 19-24 August 2007. doi:10.1109/IREP.2007.4410518

  • Eghbal, Mehdi, El-Araby, E. E., Ito, Yoichi, Zoka, Yoshifumi and Yorino, Naoto (2006). A PSO approach for VAR planning considering the slow and fast VAR devices prices. In: 2006 Ieee International Conference On Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Proceedings. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Taipei, Taiwan, (1849-1854). 8-11 October 2006. doi:10.1109/ICSMC.2006.384999

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