Saman Alaeddini

Saman Alaeddini, Principal Advisor, Protection, Control & Automation, is a specialist in protection system modeling, database management and analysis, autonomous systems design, robotics, and industrial processes. His experience includes real-world automation system implementation and maintenance, .NET programming, and advanced data analytical techniques. Saman has been involved in wide-area protection projects for over 7000 transmission lines with 10 large electric utilities in North America and middle east. He has been involved in primary and secondary system modeling, protection and control settings analysis, compliance studies, data management, software tool evaluations, and process improvement initiatives.

Areas of Expertise

  • Power Systems Process Automation (data management, asset management, model synergies)
  • Big Data Analytics (producing reports, spotting patterns, collecting data and setting up infrastructure)
  • Power Systems Protection (Wide Area Coordination and Control)
  • Power Systems Protection Compliance (PRC, CIP, OSHA)
  • Computer Modeling and Design including CAPE, ASPEN, PSSE, IPS, PowerBase, RTS, PSCAD/EMTDC, RSCAD, Synergi, CYMDIST, OPEN DSS, AutoCAD, SOLIDWORKS, CATIA, and MATLAB w-Simulink
  • Autonomous Engineering including SQL, Python, C#, C++, VB, AutoCAD, and machine code

Experience & Background

  • Experience in the electric power industry...................................................................       2009–Present
  • Principal Advisor, Quanta Technology.........................................................................      2009–Present
  • Regional Manager, Engineering Automation Practice Area, Quanta Technology............ 2016–Present
  • Project Leader, Engineering Group, Honda of Canada Manufacturing ...........................2008–2009

Accomplishments & Industry Recognition

  • Member, IEEE
  • Published and presented over 20 papers at Protective Relay, CIGRE, and IEEE Conferences in the field of engineering automation techniques

Education

  • BSc, Mechatronics & Robotics, University of Toronto, 2010
  • MSc, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, 2019

Saman can be contacted at salaeddini@quanta-technology.com

Senior Advisor, Regional Manager