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Mahyar Abasi

Mahyar Abasi

Academic rank: Assistant Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5228-6803
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: AAM-8891-2020
Faculty: Engineering
Address: Arak University
Phone: 08632625099


Mahyar Abasi was born in 1989 in Iran. He graduated with a Ph.D. in Power Systems from Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran in 2021. He has published more than 60 journal and conference papers, more than 10 authored books, 11 industrial research projects and a patent in the field of power systems. In 2021, he was introduced as the top researcher of Khuzestan province, Iran, and in the years 2021 to 2023, he was successful in receiving 4 titles from the membership schemes of the National Elite Foundation in Iran. He is currently an assistant professor in the Electrical Engineering department of Arak University, Arak, Iran. His specialized interests are fault protection, detection, classification and location in HVAC and HVDC transmission lines, control of reactive power and FACTS devices, evaluation and improvement of power quality and power system studies.


  • PhD. in Electrical Power Engineering , Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz , Iran (2015 - 2021)
    Thesis title: Fault Location on Transmission Lines Compensated by Generalized Unified Power Flow Controller (GUPFC)

Research activities

Journal Papers
A Comprehensive Review of Various Fault Location Methods for Transmission ‎Lines Compensated by FACTS devices and Series Capacitors Mahyar Abasi, Mahmood Joorabian, Alireza Saffarian, Seyyed Ghodratollah Seifossadat (2021)
Bi-level power management strategy in harmonic-polluted active distribution network including virtual power plants Arash Rohani, Mahyar Abasi, Arsalan Beigzadeh, Mahmood Joorabian, Gevork B. Gharehpetian (2021)
A Novel Complete Dynamic and Static Model of 48-Pulse VSC-based GUPFC for Parallel Transmission Lines Mahyar Abasi, Mahmood Joorabian, Alireza Saffarian, Seyyed Ghodratollah Seifossadat (2020)
A Novel Fuzzy Theory-Based Differential Protection Scheme for Transmission Lines Mahyar Abasi, Ahmad Torabi Farsani, Arash Rohani, Arsalan Beigzadeh (2020)
Determining the contribution of different effective factors to individual voltage unbalance emission in n-bus radial power systems Mahyar Abasi, Seyyed Ghodratollah Seifossadat, Morteza Razaz, Sajad Moosapour (2018)
A novel metaheuristic approach to solve unit commitment problem in the presence of wind farms Mahyar Abasi, Maryam Falah Nezhadnaeini, Mohammad Karimi, Nasser Yousefi (2015)
Conference Papers
Design of an Optimal STATCOM Controller to Enhance Dynamic Stability of the Smart Grid Hojatollah Makvandi, Mahyar Abasi, Sajad Soltani, Javad Ebrahimi, Mahmood Joorabian, Jamshid Barati (2023)
Design of New Intelligent Islanding Detection Scheme in Multi-Machine Power Systems to Prevent Wide-Area Blackouts Hojatollah Makvandi, Mahyar Abasi, Mahmood Joorabian, Sajad Soltani, Javad Ebrahimi, Zeinab Sabzian Molaee (2022)
Designing an Energy Managing System for Distributed Dispersion in Smart Microgrids Based on Environmental Constraints Seyed Arman Shirmardi, Mahyar Abasi, Hamid Bahmani, Mahmood Joorabian, Javad Ebrahimi, Marzie Razavi (2022)
Decoupled SMC of DFIG Based Multi-Level Inverter Fatima Zahra Messaoud, Hamza Tedjini, Bab Ouamri, Mahyar Abasi, Amer Ragab Zerek (2021)

Research interests

  • Fault Detection, Classification, and Location in Transmission Lines
  • Power System Protection
  • Control of Reactive Power and FACTS Devices
  • Evaluation and Improvement of Power Quality

Executive activities

  • Executive Editor of Journal of Green Energy Research and Innovation (JGERI)- Arak University (1402 - present)
  • Head of Renewable Energy Research Institute - Arak University (1402 - present)