TEAM DIRECTORY BY LAB   

SYSTEMS STUDIES


ZHIHONG FENG  - PhD., P.Eng. Director, Systems Studies Power Systems

ZHIHONG FENG  - PhD., P.Eng.
Director, Systems Studies
Power Systems

Dr. Zhihong Feng leads Powertech’s technical team across a broad spectrum of power system studies—from generation and load interconnection studies, model development or validation for conventional generators and renewable resources, electromagnetic transient analysis to power system planning and operation studies. He is also responsible for business planning and development, technical training, contract negotiation, execution and delivery of projects.

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SAEED ARABI - PhD. Principal Engineer, Systems Studies Power Systems

SAEED ARABI - PhD.
Principal Engineer, Systems Studies
Power Systems

Dr. Saeed Arabi brings more than 40 years of electrical engineering experience to the Power Systems team. Dr. Arabi was born in Tehran, Iran, where he received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 1974, and worked for both government and private companies before coming to Canada in 1979. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba in 1981 and 1985, respectively. He has been with Powertech Labs since 1993.

Dr. Arabi’s interests include power system stability and control, Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) and High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission. He has authored numerous publications on these and other subjects.

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AKSHAYA MOHARANA  - PhD., P.Eng. Sr. Engineer, Systems Studies Power Systems

AKSHAYA MOHARANA  - PhD., P.Eng.
Sr. Engineer, Systems Studies
Power Systems

Dr. Akshaya Kumar Moharana is a senior engineer at Powertech and performs a wide range of power system studies. His consulting activities focus on composite load modeling, small-signal stability analysis, transient stability studies, transfer analysis and evaluation of security limits,  Total Transfer Capability (TTC) and System Operating Limit (SOL) calculation, renewable energy integration studies, electromagnetic transient studies, and various NERC/WECC compliance studies.

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ALIREZA KAHROBAEIAN - PhD. Sr. Engineer, Systems Studies Power Systems

ALIREZA KAHROBAEIAN - PhD.
Sr. Engineer, Systems Studies
Power Systems

Dr. Alireza Kahrobaeian is a senior engineer in Powertech’s Power Systems department. Since joining Powertech in 2014, Dr. Kahrobaeian has participated in major power system studies and model validations in North America using the DSATools™ suite of next-generation power system analysis tools for planning and operational studies.

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