Hooman Erfanian Mazin

Hooman Erfanian was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1981. He received his B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Amirkabir university, Iran, in 2004 and 2006 respectively. He has received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

His thesis project was concentrated on developing practical data-based methods for identification of harmonic sources in power systems. The thesis can be accessed from here:


Articles in refereed journals:

  1. D. Salles, J. Chen, W. Xu, W. Freitas, H.E. Mazin, "Assessing the Collective Harmonic Impact of Modern Residential Loads—Part I: Methodology," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.27, no.4, pp. 1937-1946, Oct. 2012.
  2. I. R. Pordanjani, H.E. Mazin, W. Xu, "A Novel Genetic Programming Approach for Frequency-dependent Modeling," IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, , vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1, 1, May 2012.
  3. H.E. Mazin, E.E. Nino, W. Xu, and J. Yong, "A Study on the Harmonic Contributions of Residential Loads," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.26, no.3, pp.1592-1599, July 2011.
  4. H.E. Mazin, W. Xu, and B. Huang, "Determining the Harmonic Impacts of Multiple Harmonic-Producing Loads," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.26, no.2, pp.1187-1195, April 2011.
  5. A. B. Nassif, J. Yong, H.E. Mazin, X. Wang, and W. Xu, "An Impedance-Based Approach for Identifying Interharmonic Sources," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.26, no.1, pp.333-340, Jan. 2011.
  6. I.R. Pordanjani, C.Y. Chung, H.E. Mazin, and W. Xu, "A Method to Construct Equivalent Circuit Model from Frequency Responses with Guaranteed Passivity," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.26, no.1, pp.400-409, Jan. 2011.
  7. I.R. Pordanjani, H.E. Mazin, G. B. Gharehpetian “Economic Effects of FACTS on the Transient Stability of Power Plants,” International Review of Electrical Engineering, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1633-1640, Aug. 2010.
  8. H.E. Mazin, J. Gallant, “A Probabilistic Analysis on the Harmonic Cancellation Characteristics of the Scott Transformer”, J. Electromagnetic Analysis & Applications, vol 2, no. 1, pp 18-24, Jan. 2010.
  9. H.E. Mazin, W. Xu, “Harmonic cancellation characteristics of specially connected transformers”, Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 79, Issue 12, pp. 1689, December 2009.

Articles in referred conferences:

  1. H.E. Mazin, W. Xu, B. Huang, "Determining the harmonic impacts of multiple harmonic-producing loads," Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2011 IEEE , vol., no., pp.1-9, 24-29 July 2011.
  2. H.E. Mazin, J. Gallant “Probabilistic Characteristics of Measured Current Harmonics Generated by Aggregated Residential Loads”, Conference on Power Systems Cigre Canada 2009, Toronto, p.p. 4-6, October 2009.
  3. M. Dong, H.E. Mazin, W. Xu, Data segmentation algorithms for a time-domain harmonic source modeling method, Electrical Power & Energy Conference (EPEC), 2009 IEEE, p.p.1– 6, 2009.
  4. A.B. Nassif, E.E. Nino, H.E. Mazin, “On the reliability of real measurement data for assessing power quality disturbances”, Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2009. PES '09. IEEE, pp. 1-6, 26-30 July 2009.
  5. W. Xu, R. Bahry, H.E. Mazin, T. Tayjasanant, “A Method to Determine the Harmonic Contributions of Multiple Loads”, Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2009. PES '09. IEEE, pp. 1-6, 26-30 July 2009.
  6. H.E. Mazin, W. Xu, “An Investigation on the Effectiveness of Scott Transformer on Harmonic Reduction”, 2008 PES General Meeting Pennsylvania, USA.
  7. H.E. Mazin, S. H. Hosseinian, V. Hasani, “A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Economic Load Dispatch”, 20th International Power System Conference, 2005, Tehran, Iran.
  8. H.E. Mazin, S. H. Hosseinian, “A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Tower Spotting”, 19th International Power System Conference, 2004, Tehran, Iran.