Ali Bidram

Ali Bidram, Senior Engineer, Protection & Control, is a specialist in power systems dynamics and modeling, grid integration of renewable energy resources, and power systems protection modeling and coordination. With Quanta Technology, Ali has worked on Altalink wide-area protection project involved in CAPE modeling, and sensitivity and coordination studies. Ali has also worked in modeling and dynamic analysis of grid connected renewable energy resources using PSCAD. In his PhD, he worked on distributed cooperative control of microgrids and proposed novel distributed control methods for voltage and frequency synchronization in islanded microgrids.

Areas of Expertise

  • Applications of power electronics in power systems
  • Power systems protection modeling and coordination
  • Grid integration of renewable energy resources
  • Power systems control and automation

Experience & Background

  • Senior Engineer, Quanta Technology (2015-Present)
  • Intern, Quanta Technology (2014-2015)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Texas at Arlington (2010-2014)
  • Project Associate, Isfahan Distribution Power Company (2009-2010)

Accomplishments & Industry Recognition

  • IEEE member, Power and Energy Society and Industry Applications Society
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications
  • Technical program committee member, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2014)
  • N.M. Stelmakh outstanding student research award (2014)
  • Published more than 20 technical papers in top-ranked journals and conference proceedings

Education

  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, U.S. (2014)
  • MSc, Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran (2010)
  • BSc, Electrical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran (2008)

Ali can be contacted at abidram@quanta-technology.com