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Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering

319A Electrical Engineering East

kzs1012@psu.edu

814-863-2337

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Electronic Materials and Devices; Integrated Circuits and Systems; Power and Energy Systems

Interest Areas:

Modeling, simulation, and design of power electronics converters; Application of wide-bandgap semiconductors; two-level and multilevel inverters and their applications in power systems such as solid state transformer (SST) and FACTS devices; electric vehicle power architecture; power loss analysis of power converters; renewable energy harvesting and integration

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering, University of Tabriz, 2007
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering, University of Tabriz, 2009
  • Ph D, Electrical Engineering, University of California Irvine, 2014

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Vahid Dargahi, Mostafa Abarzadeh, Keith A Corzine, Johan H Enslin, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Jose Rodriguez, Frede Blaabjerg and Atif Maqsood, 2019, "Fundamental Circuit Topology of Duo-Active-Neutral-Point-Clamped, Duo-Neutral-Point-Clamped, and Duo-Neutral-Point-Piloted Multilevel Converters", IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Keith Corzine, Johan Enslin, Jose Rodriguez and Frede Blaabjerg, 2019, "A New Control Technique for Improved Active-Neutral-Point-Clamped (I-ANPC) Multilevel Converters Using Logic-Equations Approach", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications
  • Seyyedmahdi Jafarishiadeh, Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Mehdi Farasat, 2018, "Novel multi-terminal MMC-based dc/dc converter for MVDC grid interconnection", IET Power Electronics, 11, (7), pp. 1266--1276
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith A Corzine, 2017, "Logic-form-equation-based active capacitor voltage balancing control technique for stacked multicell converters", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 64, (5), pp. 3456--3466
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith A Corzine, 2017, "New active capacitor voltage balancing method for flying capacitor multicell converter based on logic-form-equations", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 64, (5), pp. 3467--3478
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith A Corzine, 2016, "Investigation of conduction and switching power losses in modified stacked multicell converters", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 63, (12), pp. 7780--7791
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2016, "New flying-capacitor-based multilevel converter with optimized number of switches and capacitors for renewable energy integration", IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 31, (3), pp. 846--859
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2016, "Analytical determination of conduction power loss and investigation of switching power loss for modified flying capacitor multicell converters", IET Power Electronics, 9, (2), pp. 175--187
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and KM Smedley, 2016, "Fast and precise voltage sag detection method for dynamic voltage restorer (DVR) application", Electric Power Systems Research, 130, pp. 192--207
  • V Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, M Abarzadeh, S Eskandari and K Corzine, 2015, "A New Family of Modular Multilevel Converter Based on Modified Flying-Capacitor Multicell Converters", Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on, 30, (1), pp. 138--147
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith A Corzine, 2015, "Analytical determination of conduction and switching power losses in flying-capacitor-based active neutral-point-clamped multilevel converter", IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 31, (8), pp. 5473--5494
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, V Dargahi and K Corzine, 2015, "Analytical determination of conduction power losses in flying-capacitor-based active neutral-point-clamped multilevel converter", Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on, pp. 1--1
  • Roozbeh Naderi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Keyue Ma Smedley, 2015, "Dual flying capacitor active-neutral-point-clamped multilevel converter", IEEE transactions on power electronics, 31, (9), pp. 6476--6484
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Keith Corzine, 2015, "Enhanced double flying capacitor multicell power converter controlled with a new switching pattern", IET Power Electronics, 8, (12), pp. 2386--2395
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith A Corzine, 2015, "New multilevel converter based on cascade connection of double flying capacitor multicell converters and its improved modulation technique", IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 30, (12), pp. 6568--6580
  • Vahid Dargahi, Mostafa Abarzadeh, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Saeedeh Dargahi, 2014, "Elimination of DC voltage sources and reduction of power switches voltage stress in stacked multicell converters: analysis, modeling, and implementation", International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 24, (5), pp. 653--676
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi, Mostafa Abarzadeh and Saeedeh Dargahi, 2014, "Reduced DC voltage source flying capacitor multicell multilevel inverter: analysis and implementation", IET Power Electronics, 7, (2), pp. 439--450
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Mohammad Reza Alizadeh Pahlavani and Abbas Shoulaie, 2012, "DC (direct current) voltage source reduction in stacked multicell converter based energy systems", Energy, 46, (1), pp. 649--663
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, V Dargahi, MR Alizadeh Pahlavani and A Shoulaie, 2012, "Elimination of one dc voltage source in stacked multicell converters", IET Power Electronics, 5, (6), pp. 644--658
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Mostafa Abarzadeh, Mohammad Reza Alizadeh Pahlavani and Abbas Shoulaie, 2012, "Flying capacitors reduction in an improved double flying capacitor multicell converter controlled by a modified modulation method", IEEE transactions on power electronics, 27, (9), pp. 3875--3887
  • V Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, M Abarzadeh, MRA Pahlavani and A Shoulaie, 2012, "High Power Converters-Flying Capacitors Reduction in an Improved Double Flying Capacitor Multicell Converter Controlled by a Modified Modulation Method", IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 27, (9), pp. 3875
  • Saeedeh Dargahi, Mostafa Abarzadeh, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Vahid Dargahi, 2012, "Voltage balance modeling in single-leg flying capacitor multicell converters employing a balance booster circuit", International Review of Electrical Engineering, 7, (4), pp. 4697--4704
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Ehsan Mokhtarpour and GB Gharehpetian, 2011, "Voltage Sag Compensation with New Configuration of Transformerless DVR Based on Asymmetrical Cascade Multilevel Converter"
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Gevorg B Gharehpetian and Seyed Hossein Hosseini, 2010, "New method for estimating flying capacitor voltages in stacked multicell and flying capacitor multicell converters", Journal of Zhejiang University-Science C, 11, (8), pp. 654--662
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Mehrdad Tarafdar Hagh and Mehran Sabahi, 2010, "Unified power flow controller based on two shunt converters and a series capacitor", Electric power systems research, 80, (12), pp. 1511--1519
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Mehran Sabahi and Gevorg B Gharehpetian, 2009, "Double flying capacitor multicell converter based on modified phase-shifted pulsewidth modulation", IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 25, (6), pp. 1517--1526

Conference Proceedings

  • Vahid Dargahi, Keith A Corzine and Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, 2019, "A Unique Five-Level Converter Topology Comprising High-Frequency, Low-Frequency, and Line-Frequency Switching Semiconductor Power Devices Without Flying-Capacitors and Clamping-Diodes", 1, pp. 5715--5720
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi, Ketan Lakhera and Keith Corzine, 2019, "Analytical Design of LC Filter Inductance for Two-Level Inverters Based on Maximum Ripple Current", 1, pp. 1621--1626
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2019, "New Active Capacitor Voltage Balancing Method for Seven-Level Full-Bridge Flying-Capacitor-Multicell (FCM) Inverters", pp. 4727--4733
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith A Corzine, 2019, "Reduction of Switches and Flying Capacitors in a Hybrid Topology of the Stacked Multicell Converters", 1, pp. 4977--4982
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Roozbeh Naderi, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2019, "Thermal and Performance Comparison of Active Neutral-Point-Clamped (ANPC) and Dual FlyingCapacitor ANPC (DFC-ANPC) Inverters", pp. 5522--5528
  • Vahid Dargahi, Keith A Corzine, Johan H Enslin, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Jose Rodriguez and Frede Blaabjerg, 2018, "Control of a Modular-Concatenated-Cell (MCC) Multilevel Converter Topology Exploiting Logic-Equations Method", pp. 4453--4460
  • Vahid Dargahi, Keith A Corzine, Johan H Enslin, Mostafa Abarzadeh, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Jose Rodriguez and Frede Blaabjerg, 2018, "Duo-active-neutral-point-clamped multilevel converter: An exploration of the fundamental topology and experimental verification", pp. 2642--2649
  • Vahid Dargahi, Keith A Corzine, Johan H Enslin, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Jose Rodriguez and Frede Blaabjerg, 2018, "Logic-Equations-Based Modulation Technique for Natural Balance Control of an Improved Active-Neutral-Point-Clamped (I-ANPC) Multilevel Converter", pp. 3004--3011
  • Vahid Dargahi, Keith A Corzine, Johan H Enslin, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Jose Rodriguez and Frede Blaabjerg, 2018, "Modular-concatenated-cell (mcc) multilevel converter: A novel circuit topology and innovative logic-equations-based control technique", pp. 2970--2975
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Keith Corzine, 2017, "Analytical exploration of conduction power losses for stacked multicell converters", pp. 1054--1061
  • Seyyedmahdi Jafarishiadeh, Mehdi Farasat and Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, 2017, "Medium-voltage DC grid connection using modular multilevel converter", pp. 2686--2691
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Keith Corzine, 2016, "Analytical determination of conduction losses for modified flying capacitor multicell converters", pp. 2840--2846
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2016, "Application of reduced stacked multicell converter in dual-function dynamic voltage restorer (DVR)", pp. 1--8
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Keith Corzine, 2016, "Closed-form equations for analytical exploration and comparison of switching power losses in flying capacitor multicell and active neutral-point-clamped multilevel converters", pp. 1--8
  • Takahiro Moroto, Toru Kawajiri and Hiroki Ishikuro, 2016, "Dynamic period switching of PRS-PWM with run-length limiting technique for spurious and ripple reduction in fast response wireless power transmission", pp. 1802--1806
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Keith Corzine, 2016, "Medium voltage dynamic voltage restorer (DVR) based on DFCM converter for power quality improvement", pp. 1--8
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2016, "New configuration of dynamic voltage restorer for medium voltage application", pp. 2187--2193
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Keith Corzine, 2016, "New flying-capacitor-based multilevel converter with optimized number of switches and capacitors controlled with a new logic-form-equation based active voltage balancing technique", pp. 1481--1488
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Mojtaba Heydari, Marco Tedde, Keyue Smedley, Reza Arghandeh and Alexandra Von Meier, 2015, "A unified platform enabling power system circuit model data transfer among different software", pp. 1--5
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2015, "Active voltage balancing of five-level H-bridge flying capacitor multicell converter controlled with level-shifted-carrier PWM", pp. 1--8
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Keith Corzine, 2015, "Analytic determination of conduction power losses in flying capacitor multicell power converter", pp. 2358--2364
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2015, "Calculation of conduction power losses in double flying capacitor multicell converter", pp. 2351--2357
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2015, "Calculation of conduction power losses in double flying capacitor multicell converter"
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and Keith Corzine, 2015, "DSP-based digital control of a set of phase-shifted full-bridge DC-DC converters", pp. 1--6
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Ganesh Kumar Venayagamoorthy and Keith Corzine, 2015, "Hybrid double flying capacitor multicell converter for renewable energy integration", pp. 2365--2372
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, 2015, "Hybrid Double Flying Capacitor Multicell Converter for Renewable Energy Integration"
  • Vahid Dargahi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Keith Corzine, 2015, "Selective harmonic elimination for extended cascaded multicell multilevel power converters", pp. 1--8
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and KM Smedley, 2015, "The necessity of time-series simulation for investigation of large-scale solar energy penetration", pp. 1--5
  • Vahid Daraghi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Soheila Eskandari and Keith Corzine, 2014, "Active voltage balancing of reduced stacked multiceli multilevel power converter and its application in static VAR compensation", pp. 1181--1187
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and KM Smedley, 2013, "Fast Voltage Sag Detection Method for Single-/Three-Phase Application", pp. 881--888
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Vahid Dargahi and SM Barakati, 2012, "New asymmetrical cascade multicell converter based on optimized symmetrical modules", pp. 408--413
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and KM Smedley, 2012, "Review of voltage compensation methods in dynamic voltage restorer (DVR)", pp. 1--8
  • S Masoud Barakati, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and Ehsan Mokhtarpour, 2011, "Voltage sag and swell compensation with DVR based on asymmetrical cascade multicell converter", pp. 1--7
  • Goharrizi, A Yazdanpanah, M Farasat, SH Hosseini and Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, 2010, "A half bridge inverter with soft switching auxiliary circuit for induction-cooking applications", pp. 80--84
  • M Tarafdar Hagh, E Mokhtarpour Habashi, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and G Gharehpetian, 2010, "Flying capacitor multicell converter based uninterruptible power supply fed by fuel cell", pp. 1314--1318
  • SH Hosseini, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and M Sabahi, 2010, "New configuration of stacked multicell converter with reduced number of dc voltage sources", pp. 1--6
  • M Farhadi Kangarlu, SH Hosseini, E Babaei and Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, 2010, "Transformerless DVR topology based on multilevel inverter with reduced number of switches", pp. 371--375
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Mehdi Farasat and Ehsan Mokhtarpour, 2010, "Voltage flicker mitigation with dynamic voltage restorer", pp. 388--392
  • S. H. Hosseini, A. Khoshkbar Sadigh, and M. Farasat, 2009, "A new 2-cell shunt active power filter with compensation principle based on synchronous reference frame", pp. 1--6
  • Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Mohammad Farhadi Kangarlu and Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, 2009, "A new topology for multilevel current source inverter with reduced number of switches", pp. I--273
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and S. M. Barakati, 2009, "Active power filter with new compensation principle based on synchronous reference frame", pp. 1--6
  • Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, S Masoud Barakati and Mohammad Farhadi Kangarlu, 2009, "Comparison of SPWM technique and selective harmonic elimination using genetic algorithm", pp. I--278
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, E Babaei, SH Hosseini and M Farasat, 2009, "Dynamic voltage restorer based on stacked multicell converter", 1, pp. 419--424
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and M Tarafdar Hagh, 2009, "Elimination of instantaneous backward mmf in single phase induction motors", pp. 1--6
  • SH Hosseini, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh and A Sharifi, 2009, "Estimation of flying capacitors voltages in multicell converters", 1, pp. 110--113
  • Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Ali Farshchi Tabrizi and Gevorg Gharehpetian, 2009, "Flying capacitor multicell converter based DVR with energy minimized compensation strategy", pp. I--221
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Seyed Hossein Hosseini, S Masoud Barakati and Gevorg Gharehpetian, 2009, "Flying capacitor multicell converter based dynamic voltage restorer", pp. 1--6
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, Seyed Hossein Hosseini, S Masoud Barakati and Gevorg Gharehpetian, 2009, "Stacked multicell converter based DVR with energy minimized compensation strategy", pp. 1--6
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, SH Hosseini and S Nazemi, 2008, "Single phase active power filter with detection method of active current based on modified correlation function", pp. 1--9

Other

  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, 2014, "Preparation of Power Distribution System for High Penetration of Renewable Energy"
  • Arash Khoshkbar-Sadigh, 2014, "Preparation of Power Distribution System for High Penetration of Renewable Energy Part I. Dynamic Voltage Restorer for Voltage Regulation Pat II. Distribution Circuit Modeling and Validation"

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