Reza Kheirollahi

PhD Student
Degree: M.Sc, Tarbiat Modares University, 2016.
Email: rk887 @ drexel . edu
Phone: (267) – 499 – 0494


Reza Kheirollahi is currently pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering. Reza joined Center for Electric Power Engineering in 2019. His research interests include switch-mode power converters, electrical drives, software and hardware embedded systems, electric vehicles, power system protection, renewable energy resources, electricity market, and optimization algorithms.



  1. DSP Based Digital Controllers Design (In Persian), Dibagaran Tehran Publisher, 2019.

Journal Papers

  1. R. Kheirollahi; R. Tahmasebifar; E. Dehghanpour, “Genetic Algorithm Based Optimal Coordination of Overcurrent Relays Using a Novel Objective Function” International Electrical Engineering Journal, vol. 7, no. 10, pp. 2403-2414, 2017.

  2. Reza Tahsamebifar, Mohammad-Kazem Sheikh-El-Eslami, Reza Kheirollahi, “Point and Interval Electricity Market Prices Forecasting Using a Novel Hybrid Approach”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 11, no. 9, pp. 2173 – 2183, 2017.

  3. E. Dehghanpour; H.K. Karegar; R. Kheirollahi; T. Soleymani, “Optimal Coordination of Directional Overcurrent Relays in Microgrids by Using Cuckoo-Linear Optimization Algorithm and Fault Current Limiter,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, doi: 10.1109/TSG.2016.2587725, no. 99, 2016.

  4. Reza Kheirollahi, Farhad Namdari, “Optimal Coordination of Overcurrent Relay Based on a Modified Bat Optimization Algorithm”, International Electrical Engineering Journal, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 1273-1279, 2014.

Conference Papers

  1. R. Kheirollahi, M. Mohamadian, F. Golshan, E. Dehghanpour, “A New Real-Time Implementation of Level Shifted-PWM Method for a Three Phase 5-Level NPC Inverter”, 10th Power Electronics and Drive Systems Technologies Conference (PEDSTC), 2019.

  2. S. SalehiVala , N. Zahedi, R. Kheirollahi, E. Babaee, “Ultra High Step-up DC-DC Converter Based on Switched InductorCapacitor Cells’, 10th Power Electronics and Drive Systems Technologies Conference (PEDSTC), 2019.

  3. R. Kheirollahi and E. Dehghanpour, “Developing a new fault location topology for DC microgrid systems,” 7th Power Electronics and Drive Systems Technologies Conference (PEDSTC), pp. 297-301.doi: 10.1109/PEDSTC.2016.7556877, 2016.

Drexel University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering